China races to contain COVID outbreaks in tourism hubs Tibet, Hainan

China races to contain COVID outbreaks in tourism hubs Tibet, Hainan

People line up at a nucleic acid testing site amid lockdown measures to curb the coronavirus disease (COVID-19) outbreak in Sanya, Hainan province, China August 6, 2022. China Daily via REUTERS Register now for FREE unlimited access to Reuters.com Register Tibet faces cluster after over 900 days of nearly zero patients Millions under lockdown in … Read more

Two more grain ships sail from Ukraine as third port opens

Two more grain ships sail from Ukraine as third port opens

10 ships have now sailed under deal with Russia Third port of Pivdennyi up and running under the deal First shipment completed since Ukraine exports relaunched ISTANBUL, Aug 8 (Reuters) – Two more ships, carrying corn and soybeans, departed from Ukrainian Black Sea ports on Monday, Turkey and Ukraine said, taking the total to ten … Read more

Four cargo ships sail from Ukraine -Turkish, Ukrainian officials

Four cargo ships sail from Ukraine -Turkish, Ukrainian officials

The Marshall Islands-flagged bulk carrier Star Helena leaves the sea port in Chornomorsk after restarting grain export, amid Russia’s attack on Ukraine, Ukraine August 7, 2022. REUTERS/Serhii Smolientsev Register now for FREE unlimited access to Reuters.com Register KYIV/ISTANBUL, Aug 7 (Reuters) – Four ships carrying Ukrainian foodstuffs sailed from Ukrainian Black Sea ports on Sunday … Read more

Turkey expects daily departures from Ukraine after first grain ship sails

Turkey expects daily departures from Ukraine after first grain ship sails

The Sierra Leone-flagged cargo ship, Razoni carrying Ukrainian grain leaves the port, in Odesa, Ukraine, August 1, 2022, in this screen grab taken from a handout video. Oleksandr Kubrakov/ Ukraine Ministry of Infrastructure/Handout via REUTERS Register now for FREE unlimited access to Reuters.com Register ISTANBUL, Aug 2 (Reuters) – Turkey expects roughly one grain ship … Read more

Ukraine grain ship crew overjoyed to set sail amid worries about mines

Ukraine grain ship crew overjoyed to set sail amid worries about mines

The Sierra Leone-flagged ship Razoni leaves the sea port in Odesa after restarting grain export, amid Russia’s attack on Ukraine, Ukraine August 1, 2022. REUTERS/Serhii Smolientsev Register now for FREE unlimited access to Reuters.com Register Aug 1 (Reuters) – News that his ship would be allowed to leave the Ukrainian port of Odesa carrying grain … Read more

First Ukraine grain ship set to sail; grain tycoon killed in Russia strike

First Ukraine grain ship set to sail;  grain tycoon killed in Russia strike

First Ukraine grain ship bound for Lebanon Turkey says more ships to follow Russian missiles pound port of Mykolaiv Ukraine grain tycoon Oleksiy Vadatursky killed in Mykolaiv Putin’s maritime ambitions include Black Sea, Arctic KYIV, Aug 1 (Reuters) – The first ship to set sail from Ukraine with grain exports since the beginning of the … Read more

Singapore Airlines swings to profit as passenger traffic improves

Singapore Airlines swings to profit as passenger traffic improves

Singapore Airlines planes sit on the tarmac at Changi Airport in Singapore November 16, 2021. REUTERS/Caroline Chia/File Photo Register now for FREE unlimited access to Reuters.com Register July 28 (Reuters) – Singapore Airlines (SIA) (SIAL.SI) swung to a first-quarter net profit of S$370 million ($268 million), it said on Thursday, after a fourteenfold increase in … Read more

Taiwan’s China Airlines eyes A330 replacement, future freighter options

Taiwan's China Airlines eyes A330 replacement, future freighter options

A China Airlines Cargo plane taxis at the Taiwan Taoyuan International Airport in Taoyuan, Taiwan, January 7, 2021. REUTERS/Ann Wang Register now for FREE unlimited access to Reuters.com Register July 28 (Reuters) – Taiwan’s China Airlines Ltd (2610.TW) is “actively” looking at options to replace its aging fleet of 22 Airbus SE (AIR.PA) A330 widebodies … Read more

From burgers to bleach, stressed consumers buy cheap

From burgers to bleach, stressed consumers buy cheap

NEW YORK/LONDON July 26 (Reuters) – Some global consumers are showing signs of cracking, as shoppers stressed by record inflation stick to buying basics like food, bleach, cheap burgers, while those with bigger bank accounts are snapping up $50,000 pickup trucks. Investors are closely watching corporate results for signs economies are headed toward recession. But … Read more

EXCLUSIVE Glaciers vanishing at record rate in Alps following heatwaves

EXCLUSIVE Glaciers vanishing at record rate in Alps following heatwaves

MORTERATSCH GLACIER, Switzerland, July 26 (Reuters) – From the way 45-year-old Swiss glaciologist Andreas Linsbauer bounds over icy crevasses, you would never guess he was carrying 10 kg of steel equipment needed to chart the decline of Switzerland’s glaciers. Normally, he heads down this path on the massive Morteratsch Glacier in late September, the end … Read more