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Nissan to spend $17.6 bln over 5 years in electrification push

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Nissan Motor’s logo is displayed during a press preview for the company’s new Ariya all-battery SUV at Nissan Pavilion in Yokohama, south of Tokyo, Japan July 14, 2020. REUTERS/Issei Kato Register now for FREE unlimited access to reuters.com Register TOKYO, Nov 29 (Reuters) – Nissan Motor Co (7201.T) announced it......

New Zealand sets date for reopening to tourists after nearly two years

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A pedestrian weariing a face mask walks past a storefront reading “Welcome Back!” as shoppers return to the Newmarket retail district in the wake of coronavirus disease (COVID-19) lockdown restrictions being eased in Auckland, New Zealand, November 10, 2021. REUTERS/Fiona Goodall Register now for FREE unlimited access to reuters.com Register......

Biden says U.S. considering diplomatic boycott of Beijing Olympics

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WASHINGTON, Nov 18 (Reuters) – The United States is considering a diplomatic boycott of the Beijing Olympics, President Joe Biden confirmed on Thursday, a move that would be aimed at protesting China’s human rights record, including what Washington says is genocide against minority Muslims. “Something we’re considering,” Biden said when......

Biden, Xi stick to their positions but turn down the heat in three-hour talk

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WASHINGTON/BEIJING, Nov 16 (Reuters) – U.S. President Joe Biden pressed his Chinese counterpart on human rights in a video call lasting more than three hours, while Xi Jinping warned that China would respond to provocations on Taiwan, according to official accounts of the exchange. The closely scrutinized conversation between the......

BOJ’s Kuroda projects inflation approaching 1% mid-next year

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Japan economy to recover to pre-COVID levels in 2022 1st half Recovery slower than expected but mechanism intact – Kuroda Chip shortage may take longer to fix as capex required – Kuroda TOKYO, Nov 15 (Reuters) – Bank of Japan Governor Haruhiko Kuroda expects consumer inflation to accelerate to around......

UN COP26 summit publishes draft deals, retains fossil fuel language

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GLASGOW, Nov 13 (Reuters) – The United Nations COP26 summit published a raft of new draft deals on Saturday, keeping in references for countries to upgrade climate pledges in 2022 and phase out inefficient fossil fuels subsidies that had been criticised by some nations. The draft deals also urged rich......

China’s Communist Party passes resolution amplifying President Xi’s authority

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Chinese President Xi Jinping is seen on a giant screen at a media centre as he delivers a speech via video at the opening ceremony of the China International Import Expo (CIIE) in Shanghai, China November 4, 2021. REUTERS/Andrew Galbraith/File Photo BEIJING, Nov 11 (Reuters) – (This November 11 story......

World past tipping point of renewable energy transformation, says Tesla’s Denholm

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A Tesla logo is seen at the Tesla Shanghai Gigafactory in Shanghai, China January 7, 2019. REUTERS/Aly Song WELLINGTON, Nov 11 (Reuters) – The world has passed the tipping point of a renewable energy transformation and must accelerate the adoption of technology needed for this change, the chair of Tesla......

Dalai Lama: China’s leaders ‘don’t understand variety of cultures’

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Tibetan spiritual leader Dalai Lama attends a press meeting in Malmo, Sweden September 12, 2018. TT News Agency/Johan Nilsson via REUTERS TOKYO, Nov 10 (Reuters) – Tibet’s spiritual leader the Dalai Lama criticised the leaders of China on Wednesday saying they “don’t understand the variety of different cultures” there and......

Shinsei Bank poison pill defence wins backing of another proxy adviser

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The Shinsei Bank logo is pictured at the lobby of the bank in Tokyo October 22, 2010. REUTERS/Yuriko Nakao TOKYO, Nov 8 (Reuters) – U.S. proxy advisory firm ISS has joined Glass Lewis & Co in recommending shareholders of Japan’s Shinsei Bank Ltd (8303.T) vote for the lender’s plan for......

China’s Oct trade surplus with the United States at $40.75 bln

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The flags of the United States and China fly from a lamppost in the Chinatown neighborhood of Boston, Massachusetts, U.S., November 1, 2021. REUTERS/Brian Snyder BEIJING, Nov 7 (Reuters) – China’s trade surplus with the United States was $40.75 billion in October, Reuters calculations based on customs data showed on......

U.S. calls on China not to limit journalists’ freedom at Winter Olympics

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Participants transfer the Olympic flame from a cauldron at the ceremony to welcome the flame for the Beijing 2022 Winter Olympics, in Beijing, China October 20, 2021. REUTERS/Tingshu Wang WASHINGTON, Nov 4 (Reuters) – The United States on Thursday urged China not to restrict access and movement for journalists reporting......

China’s Vice Premier Liu He speaks with U.S. Treasury Secretary Yellen

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U.S. Treasury Secretary Janet Yellen answers questions during the Senate Appropriations Subcommittee hearing on Capitol Hill in Washington, D.C., U.S., June 23, 2021. Greg Nash/Pool via REUTERS BEIJING, Oct 26 (Reuters) – China’s Vice Premier Liu He spoke with U.S. Treasury Secretary Janet Yellen on Oct. 26 via video call......

China will uphold world peace, Xi says, despite others’ concerns

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BEIJING, Oct 25 (Reuters) – President Xi Jinping vowed on Monday that China would always uphold world peace and international rules, amid concerns expressed by the United States and other countries over the nation’s increasing assertiveness globally. The comments come after Taiwan said this month that military tension with China......

Biden says United States would come to Taiwan’s defense

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U.S. President Joe Biden speaks briefly with reporters after participating in a ceremony for state and national Teachers of the Year at the White House in Washington, U.S. October 18, 2021. REUTERS/Jonathan Ernst/File Photo Biden says U.S. has “commitment” to defend Taiwan White House says no change in policy on......

China Evergrande lines up funds for interest payment to avert default -source

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Evergrande remits funds for interest payment to trustee -source Company faced end of 30-day grace period for payment on Oct. 23 Evergrande shares jump, drive gains in other developers Next 30-day grace period expires Oct. 29 for Sept. 29 payment HONG KONG/SHANGHAI, Oct 22 (Reuters) – China Evergrande Group (3333.HK)......

British gas pumps still dry, pig cull fears grow

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A worker guides vehicles into the forecourt as they queue to refill at a fuel station in London, Britain, September 30, 2021. REUTERS/Hannah McKay Many gas stations still closed – Reuters reporters Britain says crisis stabilising More than a quarter of gas stations dry Pig cull fears: farmers warn butcher......

China says will reduce abortions for ‘non-medical purposes’

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A pregnant woman arrives for a doctors appointment at a clinic in Shanghai September 12, 2014. REUTERS/Carlos Barria BEIJING, Sept 27 (Reuters) – China will reduce the number of abortions performed for “non-medical purposes”, the country’s cabinet said in new guidelines issued on Monday that it said were aimed at......

Britain has 10 days to save Christmas, retail sector says

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Retail industry warns of significant disruption Queues form at some petrol stations – Reuters reporters Britain to boost HGV driver testing British ministers to meet on easing rules Hauliers: there is no quick fix LONDON, Sept 24 (Reuters) – Britain’s retail industry warned the government on Friday that unless it......

Indonesia finmin warns of ripple effect from China’s Evergrande debt woes

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Indonesian Finance Minister Sri Mulyani wearing a protective mask reacts during an interview with Reuters at the Presidential Palace in Jakarta, Indonesia, November 13, 2020. REUTERS/Willy Kurniawan JAKARTA, Sept 23 (Reuters) – Indonesian authorities are monitoring the financial market situation in China, finance minister Sri Mulyani Indrawati said on Thursday,......

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