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China shares end higher as some IT firms pledge against anti-competition

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* SSEC 0.6%, CSI300 0.8% * HK->Shanghai Connect daily quota used 5.2%, Shanghai->HK daily quota used 0.7% * FTSE China A50 +0.5% BEIJING, April 14 (Reuters) – China shares rose on Wednesday, with IT firms leading the gains, as investors cheered internet platform companies pledging to avoid anti-competitive behaviours after......

France’s Ynsect targets food market with Protifarm buy

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PARIS (Reuters) – Ynsect has agreed a takeover of Dutch firm Protifarm, the French supplier of edible insects for animal feed said on Tuesday, marking a move into the food market amid rising demand for healthy, eco-friendly eating. Protifarm is a leader in insect ingredients for human food, and the......

Illegal driftnet use widespread in Indian Ocean, Greenpeace says

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FILE PHOTO: Seagrass are seen in the Indian Ocean above the world’s largest seagrass meadow and one of the biggest carbon sinks in the high seas, at the Saya de Malha Bank within the Mascarene plateau, Mauritius March 20, 2021. Picture taken March 20, 2021. Tommy Trenchard/Greenpeace/Handout via REUTERS NAIROBI......

With stories and puppets, environmentalist battles to save Indonesia’s mangroves

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By Tommy Ardiansyah, Stanley Widianto INDRAMAYU, Indonesia (Reuters) – Caked in mud up to their knees, a small group of Indonesian youngsters plant mangrove saplings along a stretch of exposed coastline next to the Java Sea under the watchful eye of local environmentalist Samsudin. A former school teacher, Samsudin has......

Exclusive: Bayer’s Monsanto, India’s NSL settle long-running intellectual property dispute

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By Aditya Kalra, Mayank Bhardwaj FILE PHOTO: Logo of Bayer AG is pictured at the annual results news conference of the German drugmaker in Leverkusen, Germany February 27, 2019. REUTERS/Wolfgang Rattay NEW DELHI (Reuters) – Bayer AG said on Friday it had reached an “amicable settlement” in its Monsanto unit’s......

Pandemic rages in Eastern Europe leaving hospitals struggling to cope

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By Krisztina Than, Jan Lopatka BUDAPEST/PRAGUE (Reuters) – Hungary’s hospitals are under “extraordinary” pressure from rising coronavirus infections, its surgeon general said on Wednesday, as the country became a hotspot in the third wave of a pandemic that has hit Central Europe especially hard. FILE PHOTO: A paramedic walks near......

Britain, Norway in post-Brexit fisheries deal with EU

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By Terje Solsvik, Tim Barsoe OSLO/COPENHAGEN (Reuters) – Norway, Britain and the European Union have reached a trilateral deal on catch limits for jointly managed North Sea fish stocks following the UK’s exit from the EU, the three parties said on Tuesday. FILE PHOTO: Fishermen fish aboard the Boulogne-sur-Mer based......

Two-thirds of tropical rainforest destroyed or degraded globally, NGO says

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BRASILIA (Reuters) – Humans have degraded or destroyed roughly two-thirds of the world’s original tropical rainforest cover, new data reveals – raising alarm that a key natural buffer against climate change is quickly vanishing. The forest loss is also a major contributor of climate-warming emissions, with the dense tropical forest......

Cambodia’s dwindling fish stocks put spotlight on changing rivers

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By Prak Chan Thul, Lach Chantha PHNOM PENH (Reuters) – Cambodian fisherman Tin Yusos tucks into a meal of the previous day’s catch with his wife and granddaughter aboard a boat which doubles as their home moored by the banks of the Tonle Sap River. FILE PHOTO: Women dry fish......

EU’s Sefcovic speaks of constructive post-Brexit meeting with Gove

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FILE PHOTO: Britain’s Chancellor of the Duchy of Lancaster Michael Gove arrives to attend a Cabinet meeting at the Foreign and Commonwealth Office (FCO) in London, Britain December 1, 2020. REUTERS/Henry Nicholls/File Photo BERLIN (Reuters) – European Commission Vice President Maros Sefcovic called talks with Britain’s top Brexit minister Michael......

U.N. seeks ‘maximum restraint’ as India farm protesters widen blockade

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MUMBAI (Reuters) – The United Nations human rights office called on Indian authorities and protesting farmers to exercise “maximum restraint” hours before the growers impose a nationwide road blockade on Saturday seeking a repeal of new agricultural laws. Tens of thousands of farmers have camped out on the outskirts of......

Rihanna weighs in on major India farm protests, creates flutter

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NEW DELHI (Reuters) – U.S. pop superstar Rihanna created a flutter in India on Tuesday by wading into months-long farmer protests against Prime Minister Narendra Modi’s agricultural reforms. Tens of thousands of young and old farmers have blocked roads leading into New Delhi for more than two months, sheltering in......

Protesting Indian farmers begin hunger strike after week of clashes

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Police officers are seen at a site of the protest against farm laws at Singhu border near New Delhi, India January 29, 2021. REUTERS/Anushree Fadnavis NEW DELHI (Reuters) – Indian farmers began a one-day hunger strike on Saturday in protest against new agricultural laws after a week of clashes with......

Protesting Indian farmers locked in stand-off with police near capital

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By Devjyot Ghoshal, Saurabh Sharma GHAZIABAD, India (Reuters) – Hundreds of Indian farmers protesting against agricultural reforms and refusing to disperse were locked in a stand-off with riot police on Thursday on the outskirts of the capital, New Delhi. Angry at what they see as laws that benefit large private......

Breakingviews – China creates a bigger consumer credit mess

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By Pete Sweeney, Yawen Chen A staffer poses with 2015 edition of the 100 renminbi notes at the Bank of China Tower in Hong Kong, China November 12, 2015. REUTERS/Bobby Yip HONG KONG (Reuters Breakingviews) – Beijing urgently needs a system to measure individual default risk. Given thin credit histories......

Indian police to let protesting farmers into New Delhi on Republic Day, official says

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NEW DELHI (Reuters) – Police in India’s capital New Delhi will allow thousands of protesting farmers to drive through the city after this week’s Republic Day military parade, despite security concerns, a senior official said on Sunday. The police statement comes after India’s Supreme Court on Wednesday declined a government......

Tigers stalk as storms, poverty force Indians deep into mangrove forests

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SATJELIA, India (Reuters) – On a warm November afternoon, Parul Haldar balanced precariously on the bow of a small wooden dinghy, pulling in a long net flecked with fish from the swirling brown river. Men on a boat row past mangrove trees encircling the island of Satjelia in the Sundarbans,......

Scotland’s seafood exporters dealt new post-Brexit blow

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LONDON (Reuters) – The post-Brexit woes facing Scotland’s fishing industry deepened on Saturday as its biggest logistics provider, DFDS Scotland, said it would halt exports to the European Union through one of its main services until at least Wednesday. FILE PHOTO: A fishing boat is seen at Oban harbor in......

Scotland’s seafood exporters dealt new post-Brexit blow

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LONDON (Reuters) – The post-Brexit woes facing Scotland’s fishing industry deepened on Saturday as its biggest logistics provider, DFDS Scotland, said it would halt exports to the European Union through one of its main services until at least Wednesday. FILE PHOTO: A fishing boat is seen at Oban harbor in......

Indian government, farmers fail to break deadlock over new agriculture laws

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By Nigam Prusty, Devjyot Ghoshal NEW DELHI (Reuters) – The Indian government and representatives of protesting farmers failed to reach an agreement on contentious new agriculture laws on Friday and said they will meet again in a week’s time. FILE PHOTO: Farmers participate in a tractor rally to protest against......

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