In China, homebuyers occupy their unfinished “rotting” property

GUILIN, China (September 26) (Reuters) – Six months ago, Ms. Xu’s home was a room in a high-rise apartment in the southern Chinese city of Guilin she bought three years ago, drawn by brochures promoting her river views. and clean city air. However, her living conditions are far from those promised: unpainted walls, potholes where … Read more

EXCLUSIVE Grab sees no major layoffs despite weak market

A man walks past an office in Singapore, March 26, 2018. REUTERS/Edgar Su Register now to get free unlimited access to Reuters.com Register SINGAPORE (Reuters) – Grab, Southeast Asia’s largest car-servicing and food-delivery company, does not envision having to mass lay off workers as some competitors have done, and is hiring selectively, while reining in … Read more

Complaints about chaotic mobilization are growing in Russia

LONDON (Reuters) – The editor-in-chief of Russia’s state-run news channel, RT, is fiercely loyal to the Kremlin, expressing anger on Saturday that recruiting officers are sending summons papers to unsuitable men as frustration grows with the military mobilization across Russia. Wednesday’s announcement of Russia’s first general mobilization since World War II, to bolster its faltering … Read more

Storm Fiona batters Canada’s east coast, forcing evacuations

HALIFAX, Nova Scotia (Reuters) – Powerful storm Fiona swept through eastern Canada on Saturday, bringing hurricane-force winds, forcing evacuations, blowing trees and power lines and leaving hundreds of thousands of homes and businesses without power. The US National Hurricane Center (NHC) said the storm’s center, which has been downgraded to Post-Tropical Hurricane Fiona, is now … Read more

At the United Nations, Micronesia denounces Japan’s plan to release Fukushima waters into the Pacific Ocean

A worker, wearing protective suits and masks, takes notes in front of radioactive water storage tanks at the Fukushima Daiichi Nuclear Power Plant of Tokyo Electric Power Corporation (TEPCO) in Okuma City, Fukushima Prefecture, Japan, February 10, 2016. REUTERS/Toro Hanai Register now to get free unlimited access to Reuters.com Register UNITED NATIONS (Reuters) – The … Read more

Finland considers banning Russians as cross-border traffic grows

Register now to get free unlimited access to Reuters.com Register VALIMA, Finland (Reuters) – Finland said on Thursday it was considering barring most Russians from entering the country as cross-border traffic from its eastern neighbor “intensified” after President Vladimir Putin ordered a partial military mobilization. Finnish land border crossings remained among the few entry points … Read more