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China brings e-cigarettes under tobacco monopoly law

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BEIJING, Nov 26 (Reuters) – China amended its tobacco monopoly law on Friday to include e-cigarettes, stepping up regulation of the fast-growing vaping industry in the world’s largest tobacco market. The cabinet order, published on the Chinese government’s website and signed off by Premier Li Keqiang, comes into effect immediately.......

Austria finds bird flu on small chicken farm as virus spreads

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Free-range chickens are seen in a field outside Munich, southern Germany, August 8, 2017. REUTERS/Michael Dalder/File Photo Register now for FREE unlimited access to reuters.com Register VIENNA, Nov 25 (Reuters) – Austria has found a case of bird flu on a small chicken farm near Vienna airport and is ordering......

European Parliament gives green light to huge farm subsidies deal

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STRASBOURG, France, Nov 23 (Reuters) – The European Parliament approved the biggest reform of farm subsidies in decades on Tuesday, in a vote that switches cash to smaller farms and rewards sustainable farming methods. The Common Agricultural Policy (CAP) has long been criticised for handing the bulk of the subsidies......

European Parliament gives green light to huge farm subsidies deal

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STRASBOURG, France, Nov 23 (Reuters) – The European Parliament approved the biggest reform of farm subsidies in decades on Tuesday, in a vote that switches cash to smaller farms and rewards sustainable farming methods. The Common Agricultural Policy (CAP) has long been criticised for handing the bulk of the subsidies......

European Parliament gives green light to huge farm subsidies deal

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STRASBOURG, France, Nov 23 (Reuters) – The European Parliament approved the biggest reform of farm subsidies in decades on Tuesday, in a vote that switches cash to smaller farms and rewards sustainable farming methods. The Common Agricultural Policy (CAP) has long been criticised for handing the bulk of the subsidies......

Kellogg plans to permanently replace some workers as strike enters eighth week

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Kellogg’s cereal is shown on display during a preview of a new Walmart Super Center prior to its opening in Compton, California, U.S., January 10, 2017. REUTERS/Mike Blake/File Photo Register now for FREE unlimited access to reuters.com Register Nov 23 (Reuters) – Kellogg Co (K.N) said on Tuesday it plans......

Poland says Belarus border crisis may be prelude to “something worse”

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WARSAW/VILNIUS, Nov 21 (Reuters) – Polish Prime Minister Mateusz Morawiecki warned on Sunday that the migrant crisis on the Belarus border may be a prelude to “something much worse”, and Poland’s border guard said Belarusian forces were still ferrying migrants to the frontier. The European Union accuses Belarus of flying......

Malaysia’s Nov 1-20 palm oil exports rise 9% -AmSpec Agri

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Nov 20 (Reuters) – Exports of Malaysian palm oil products for Nov. 1 to 20 rose 9% to 1,066,899 tonnes from 978,917 tonnes shipped during the same period a month earlier, according to independent inspection company AmSpec Agri Malaysia on Saturday. Here is the breakdown of the AmSpec Agri Malaysia......

Colombia financial regulator approves purchase of stake in Nutresa

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BOGOTA, Nov 19 (Reuters) – Colombia’s financial regulator has given the green light for a majority takeover of food processor Nutresa, according to a source close to the operation and Colombia’s stock exchange. With the authorization of the financial regulator bidder Nugil SAS, which is controlled by Grupo Gilinski, will......

S.Africa’s Tiger Brands eyes deal to invest in nutrition business

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Boxes of Jungle Oats, one of South Africa’s Tiger Brands original products, are seen on a shelf at an outlet of retailer Woolworths in Sandton, South Africa, August 28, 2019. REUTERS/Siphiwe Sibeko Register now for FREE unlimited access to reuters.com Register Full-year headline earnings per share down 6% Warns on......

India’s Modi backs down on farm reforms in surprise victory for protesters

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Government concedes to farmers ahead of key state elections Modi says failed to win the argument with small farmers Laws to be repealed in upcoming parliament session Farmers to continue protest in Delhi until laws repealed GHAZIABAD, India, Nov 19 (Reuters) – Indian Prime Minister Narendra Modi said on Friday......

Telenor and CP Group discuss $7.5 bln Thailand telecom merger

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OSLO, Nov 19 (Reuters) – Norway’s Telenor (TEL.OL) and Thailand’s Charoen Pokphand Group (CP Group) are exploring a merger of their telecom units in Thailand, which could become the Norwegian firm’s second multi-billion dollar tie-up in Southeast Asia this year. A deal, if completed, would merge the telecom operations of......

UPDATE In Ivory Coast, a battle to save cocoa-ravaged forests

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DJIGBADJI, Ivory Coast, Nov 17 (Reuters) – This cocoa-growing settlement was all but destroyed last year by Ivorian forest agents, leaving farmers to rake through their beans amid broken concrete and other remnants. “They set the whole village on fire,” said Alexis Kouassi Akpoue, describing the day in January 2020......

China and India will need to explain coal move, Sharma says

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A general view of the Xilutian coal mine in Fushun, Liaoning province, China June 26, 2018. REUTERS/Stringer LONDON, Nov 14 (Reuters) – China and India will need to explain to developing nations why they pushed to water down language on efforts to phase out coal at the COP26 conference, the......

UK’s Johnson says climate deal is a big step forward

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LONDON, Nov 13 (Reuters) – British Prime Minister Boris Johnson said on Saturday the climate deal struck at the COP26 conference in Glasgow was a big step forward and he hoped it would mark the beginning of the end of end of climate change. “There is still a huge amount......

Lawsuit over Subway tuna now says chicken, pork, cattle DNA were detected

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Nov 11 (Reuters) – A new version of a lawsuit accusing Subway of deceiving the public about its tuna products said lab testing shows they contain animal proteins such as chicken, pork and cattle, and not the advertised “100% tuna.” Karen Dhanowa and Nilima Amin filed a third version of......

Kellogg warns of hit to profit as workers’ strike drags on

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Kellogg’s Corn Flakes cereal is pictured at a Ralphs grocery store in Pasadena, California August 3, 2015. REUTERS/Mario Anzuoni/File Photo Nov 4 (Reuters) – Kellogg Co (K.N) on Thursday warned a workers’ strike at its U.S. cereal plants could dent annual profit as the Froot Loops maker braces for an......

Dubai to list utility Dewa under bourse expansion plan

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Prime Minister and Vice-President of the United Arab Emirates and ruler of Dubai Sheikh Mohammed bin Rashid al-Maktoum attends the Global Women’s Forum in Dubai, United Arab Emirates, February 16, 2020. REUTERS/Christopher Pike/File Photo DUBAI, Nov 2 (Reuters) – The Dubai government plans a stock market flotation of utility Dubai......

China urges families to keep stores of daily necessities ahead of winter

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A staff member arranges cartons of milk on refrigerator shelves at a supermarket in Beijing, China, May 21, 2021. Picture taken May 21, 2021. REUTERS/Thomas Peter SHANGHAI, Nov 2 (Reuters) – The Chinese government has told families to keep stores of daily necessities in case there is a sudden increase......

France postpones fishing row sanctions on Britain

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France says to discuss new proposals with British Britain welcomes the decision Macron: We’ll take stock at end of Tuesday Fishing row could spiral into wider trade dispute LONDON/GLASGOW, Nov 1 (Reuters) – French President Emmanuel Macron said on Monday he was postponing planned trade sanctions on Britain so that......

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