Trump-Xi meeting planned for G20 raises hope for trade truce - 40分前  Channel NewsAsia

WASHINGTON: US President Donald Trump and China's Xi Jinping said on Tuesday (Jun 18) they plan to meet next week at the Group of 20 summit in Japan, raising hopes for a truce in an increasingly damaging trade war between the world's top two economies. Trump said the leaders had a "good" ...
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Mexican president pitches universal internet in chat with Zuckerberg - 41分前  Channel NewsAsia

Mexican President Andres Manuel Lopez Obrador said he spoke with Facebook Inc's Mark Zuckerberg on Tuesday, inviting the social media tycoon to partner with him in a bid to promote universal internet access in Mexico.
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Cycling: Thomas to ride Tour de France despite crash - 51分前  Channel NewsAsia

REUTERS: Tour de France champion Geraint Thomas was given the all clear to defend his title at next month's three-week race despite crashing out of the Tour de Suisse on Tuesday, his Team Ineos said. “Thomas was taken straight to hospital having suffered abrasions on his shoulder and a cut above ...
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Inspired by NBA, Wie ready to play hurt at Women's PGA Championship - 56分前  Channel NewsAsia

Michelle Wie returns from injury at this week's Women's PGA Championship in Minnesota, inspired she said by a close-up look at the NBA Finals.
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Bringing photos to dermatology appointments can help - 1時間前  Channel NewsAsia

(Reuters Health) - More patients are bringing pictures of their skin problems to their dermatologists, which helps the doctors better observe the progression and potentially diagnose the condition, according to a new study. The authors, a group of skin experts in France, found that almost two ...
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US stocks gain on hopes of G-20 trade breakthrough - 1時間前  Channel NewsAsia

NEW YORK: Wall Street stocks rallied on Tuesday (Jun 18) on upbeat comments on trade by the US and China ahead and as the ECB signalled it could cut interest rates. US President Donald Trump said he had a "good" conversation with China's Xi Jinping and would hold an "extended meeting" at the Group ...
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Barrick CEO believes Acacia offer is fair after extending bid deadline - 1時間前  Channel NewsAsia

Barrick Gold Corp, the world's No. 2 gold miner, believes its proposed offer to take full control of its African unit is "more than fair" and will engage with Acacia Mining Plc's board and minority shareholders to win them over, Chief Executive Mark Bristow told Reuters on Tuesday.
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Erdogan says Turkey will receive Russian defence system 'very soon' - 1時間前  Channel NewsAsia

ISTANBUL: President Tayyip Erdogan said on Tuesday (Jun 18) that Turkey would take delivery of a Russian S-400 missile defence system "very soon" after telling Russian President Vladimir Putin there was "no turning back" on the deal, which has strained ties with Washington. The United States has ...
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Russia, China delay US push for halt to North Korea fuel imports - 1時間前  Channel NewsAsia

UNITED NATIONS: Russia and China on Tuesday (Jun 18) delayed a US request for a UN Security Council sanctions committee to demand an immediate halt to deliveries of refined petroleum to North Korea over accusations Pyongyang violated a UN cap, diplomats said. The United States, backed by dozens of ...
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Spain busts gang that helped 'finance Al Qaeda militia' - 1時間前  Channel NewsAsia

MADRID: Spanish police on Tuesday (Jun 18) detained 10 nationals of Syrian origin accused of financing "Al Qaeda terrorist militia" in Syria, the interior ministry and a source close to the probe said. With Europol's collaboration, more than 350 agents took part in an operation in Madrid, further ...
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US lawmakers joins global chorus of concern over Facebook's cryptocurrency - 41分前  Channel NewsAsia

A senior Republican lawmaker wants Congress to promptly examine Facebook Inc's decision to launch its own cryptocurrency.
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China suspending pork imports from third Canadian firm as dispute with Ottawa deepens - 41分前  Channel NewsAsia

China will block pork imports from a third Canadian firm after a shipment was found to contain the banned feed additive ractopamine, the customs agency said on Tuesday, deepening a trade and diplomatic dispute with Canada.
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Glory days gone for Jamaican men, but female sprinters still excel - 56分前  Channel NewsAsia

As Jamaica prepares to select their world championship team, the exhilarating days of the nation's male sprinters, led by Usain Bolt, dominating the world are gone, two of the Caribbean island's top coaches say.
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US lawmaker calls for hearing into Facebook's cryptocurrency - 1時間前  Channel NewsAsia

A senior Republican lawmaker wants Congress to promptly examine Facebook Inc's decision to launch its own cryptocurrency.
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Historic US drug bust nets 16 tonnes of cocaine - 1時間前  Channel NewsAsia

NEW YORK: US authorities said on Tuesday (Jun 18) they had seized around 16 tonnes of cocaine with an estimated street value of over US$1 billion in a historic drug bust aboard a ship at the port of Philadelphia. "This is one of the largest drug seizures in United States history," tweeted William ...
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Photoshop maker Adobe beats revenue, profit estimates - 1時間前  Channel NewsAsia

Adobe Inc beat analysts' estimates for quarterly profit and revenue on Tuesday, driven by growth in its digital media business that houses its flagship product Creative Cloud.
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Mike Ashley demands Goals Soccer hire corporate investigator - Sky News - 1時間前  Channel NewsAsia

Mike Ashley's Sports Direct has demanded British five-a-side football pitch operator Goals Soccer Centres to allow it to hire corporate investigator Kroll to look into a slew of accounting issues at the company, Sky News reported.
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Wall St. rises on hopes for trade talks, Fed rate cuts - 1時間前  Channel NewsAsia

REUTERS: U.S. stocks surged on Tuesday and the S&P 500 approached a record high after Washington rekindled trade talks with Beijing, boosting sentiment along with growing investor confidence that the U.S. Federal Reserve will cut interest rates this year. The Dow Jones Industrial Average rose 354 ...
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Google invests US$1 billion to ease housing shortage near California headquarters - 1時間前  Channel NewsAsia

Alphabet Inc's Google announced on Tuesday it would set aside US$750 million in land and US$250 million in financing to spur developers in the San Francisco Bay Area to build at least 20,000 homes and rehabilitate other housing over the next decade.
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US hospital ship on mission to aid Venezuela refugees - 1時間前  Channel NewsAsia

MIAMI: US Navy hospital ship the USNS Comfort sets out this week to the Caribbean and Latin America as part of a mission to help Venezuelan migrants, Vice President Mike Pence announced on Tuesday (Jun 18). Pence and Admiral Craig Fuller, head of US Southern Command, joined a group of Venezuelans ...
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