Pakistani hospital overwhelmed as water-borne illnesses spread

Sehwan hospital in southern Pakistan is overwhelmed Patients arrive from flood-affected areas Thousands suffer from waterborne diseases WHO warns of ‘second disaster’ after catastrophic floods SEHWAN, Pakistan, Oct 3 (Reuters) – The emergency room at the main government hospital in Sehwan, a small town in southern Pakistan, is overwhelmed. On a recent visit, Reuters saw … Read more

Column: Oil and coal sectors think more fossil fuels is the solution. Probably not: Russell

LAUNCESTON, Australia, September 29 – If there’s one thing the oil and coal industries can agree on, it’s that the solution to the current global energy crisis is more fossil fuels. This was the consistent message from the biggest annual meetings of the two industries in Asia, held this week in Singapore for oil and … Read more

China property shares, bonds slump as CIFI default report adds to sector woes

SHANGHAI, Sept 28 (Reuters) – Investors dumped shares and bonds of Chinese property developers on Wednesday, after a media report that CIFI Holdings (Group) Co had defaulted added to concerns about the real estate sector affected by the crisis. Hong Kong-listed shares of CIFI Holdings (0884.HK)It fell 32.3% to a record low at the close … Read more

Analysis: Alzheimer’s drug trial breakthrough boost for Roche, Eli Lilly

Biogen and Eisai report a landmark result for an experimental drug Almost all Alzheimer’s trials have previously failed Roche and Eli Lilly drugs target the same protein as Eisai’s compound Biogen Stocks of all four drugmakers soar on news LONDON, Sept 28 (Reuters) – The results of a key trial of an Alzheimer’s drug on … Read more

In China, home buyers occupy their ‘rotting’, unfinished properties

GUILIN, China, Sept 26 (Reuters) – For six months, Xu’s home has been a room in a high-rise apartment in the southern Chinese city of Guilin, which she bought three years ago, lured by brochures. that promoted their views of the river. and the clean air of the city. Their living conditions, however, are far … Read more

Rising rates, price slump deal double blow to Hong Kong homeowners

An aerial view shows the Choi Hung public housing estate and other residential buildings with Lion Rock peak in the background, in Hong Kong, China, 3 June 2021. Photo taken on June 3, 2021 with a drone. REUTERS/Joyce Zhou Sign up now for FREE unlimited access to Reuters.com Record HONG KONG, Sept 22 (Reuters) – … Read more

Analysis: China’s mortgage boycott quietly regroups as construction idles

Surveillance cameras are seen near residential buildings under construction in Shanghai, China, July 20, 2022. REUTERS/Aly Song/File photo Sign up now for FREE unlimited access to Reuters.com Record BEIJING, Sept 19 (Reuters) – Two months after many Chinese homebuyers stopped paying their mortgages to protest stalled construction on their properties, a lack of progress in … Read more

Analysis: Price hikes test Inditex’s ability to stay in fashion

Sign up now for FREE unlimited access to Reuters.com Record Initial prices at Zara rise 12.2% in the year to July: UBS Inditex says it will raise prices again in the second half Analysts urge caution amid signs of slowing apparel demand MADRID, Sept 15 (Reuters) – Zara owner Inditex’s strong first half results show … Read more

Wall St Week Ahead As markets churn, investors hide in cash despite surging inflation

A Wall Street sign is seen outside the New York Stock Exchange (NYSE) in Manhattan, New York, U.S. December 28, 2016. REUTERS/Andrew Kelly Sign up now for FREE unlimited access to Reuters.com Record NEW YORK, Sept 16 (Reuters) – A tough year in the markets is prompting some investors to seek refuge in cash as … Read more

Analysis: Why baby gear may not alleviate Bed Bath & Beyond’s troubles

Signage is seen at a Bed Bath & Beyond store in Manhattan, New York, U.S., June 29, 2022. REUTERS/Andrew Kelly Sign up now for FREE unlimited access to Reuters.com Record NEW YORK, Sept 16 (Reuters) – Struggling home goods retailer Bed Bath & Beyond Inc is shedding stores and jobs and overhauling its merchandising strategy, … Read more