Government / Politics

Investors are waking up to a possible Biden victory in U.S. presidential election

NEW YORK (Reuters) – Investors are increasingly preparing for market volatility ahead of the U.S. presidential election, with some shifting stock positions and selling the … Read more

UPDATE 1-Vietnam, Philippines denounce China military drills in disputed waters

* Exercises “sound the alarm bells” – Philippine minister * Vietnam says could impact China-ASEAN ties * Exercises in contested area provocative – Philippines (Recasts … Read more

UPDATE 1-Vietnam, Philippines denounce China military drills in disputed waters

* Exercises “sound the alarm bells” – Philippine minister * Vietnam says could impact China-ASEAN ties * Exercises in contested area provocative – Philippines (Recasts … Read more

Hong Kong police arrest stabbing suspect after security law protests

HONG KONG (Reuters) – Hong Kong police arrested a 24-year-old man at the city’s airport early on Thursday on suspicion of stabbing an officer during … Read more

Twitter removes image tweet by Trump over NYT copyright complaint

(Reuters) – Twitter Inc has taken down an image tweeted by the U.S. President Donald Trump from its platform, after receiving a copyright complaint from … Read more

GLOBAL MARKETS-Asian stocks set to track U.S. gains but Hong Kong jitters weigh

NEW YORK, July 1 (Reuters) – Asian stocks were set to track Wall Street gains on Thursday as investors cheered signs the global economy was … Read more

Biden pulls together hundreds of lawyers as a bulwark against election trickery

FILE PHOTO: Democratic U.S. presidential candidate and former Vice President Joe Biden thrusts his fist while answering questions from reporters during a campaign event in … Read more

GLOBAL MARKETS-Asian stocks near 4-month highs on vaccine hopes, eyes on U.S. payrolls

* MSCI ex-Japan rises, all major Asian indexes in black * Shanghai copper at 6-month highs on supply fears * Investor focus on U.S. employment … Read more

New Zealand’s Ardern loses key aide as election looms amid pandemic battle

WELLINGTON (Reuters) – New Zealand’s embattled health minister resigned on Thursday after security slip-ups at quarantine facilities where the coronavirus was detected just days after … Read more