Wrexham subject of shock bid from Hollywood actor Reynolds and sitcom creator McElhenney - 42分前  Channel NewsAsia

Actors Ryan Reynolds and Rob McElhenney are in talks to invest in Welsh side Wrexham, who play in the fifth tier of English soccer, the club's supporters trust said on Wednesday.
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Biden says African-American turnout key to winning election, battling inequality - 1時間前  Channel NewsAsia

Democratic presidential nominee Joe Biden on Wednesday said Black turnout was the linchpin to his hopes of winning the White House in November and reversing economic and social inequities that have held back African Americans.
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China's carbon neutral pledge could curb global warming by 0.3 degrees Celsius: Researchers - 1時間前  Channel NewsAsia

President Xi Jinping's pledge that China will achieve carbon neutrality before 2060 is the most significant climate policy move for years and, if achieved, could curb likely global warming by 0.2-0.3 Celsius this century, researchers said.
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Commentary: We must save Singapore Airlines from this existential crisis - 1時間前  Channel NewsAsia

Amid questions concerning how much more Singapore Airlines may have to lay off staff and cut costs, NUS Business School Associate Professor Nitin Pangarkar argues it’s in Singapore’s national interest to retain a national carrier.
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Pompeo accuses China of fomenting US racial unrest - 1時間前  Channel NewsAsia

US Secretary of State Mike Pompeo on Wednesday accused China of trying to foment unrest in the United States through its criticism of racism.
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Israeli hospital transforms car park into COVID-19 ward - 2時間前  Channel NewsAsia

As Israeli doctors confront a surge in coronavirus cases, with some patients waiting for hours in ambulances, one hospital is tackling the crisis by transforming its car park into a ward.
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Oil-trading bribery probe widens with new US charges, guilty pleas - 2時間前  Channel NewsAsia

U.S. prosecutors charged a former U.S. employee of a Swiss energy trading firm with bribery and a Florida company pleaded guilty to bribery as a probe into corruption in energy trading widened in the United States.
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Football: Dynamo edge 10-man Gent, Molde fight back in playoff first legs - 2時間前  Channel NewsAsia

Dynamo Kyiv celebrated a 2-1 win at 10-man Gent in the first leg of their Champions League playoff tie while Norway's Molde fought back from a two-goal deficit in a thrilling 3-3 home draw with Hungary's Ferencvaros on Wednesday.
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Football: PSG's Di Maria banned four games for part in brawl - 2時間前  Channel NewsAsia

Paris St Germain winger Angel di Maria has been given a four-game suspension for his behaviour during the ill-tempered 1-0 defeat by Olympique de Marseille this month, the French league said on Wednesday.
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ECB plots Amazon-style market to prevent Wall Street COVID-19 debt swoop - 2時間前  Channel NewsAsia

Europe is working on an Amazon-style website to sell hundreds of billions of euros of bank loans which have been soured by the coronavirus crisis, in a bid to shore up the economy and challenge the dominance of big Wall Street debt investors.
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UN, Britain to co-host climate summit on Dec 12 - 55分前  Channel NewsAsia

The United Nations and Britain will co-host a global climate summit on December 12, the fifth anniversary of the landmark Paris Agreement, the world body said Wednesday.
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More contagious coronavirus strain now dominates: Houston study - 1時間前  Channel NewsAsia

HOUSTON: The first study to analyse the structure of the novel coronavirus from two waves of infection in a major city found that a more contagious strain dominates recent samples, researchers from Houston Methodist Hospital said on Wednesday (Sep 23). They examined more than 5,000 genomes from ...
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Luis Suarez joins Atletico Madrid from Barcelona - 1時間前  Channel NewsAsia

Atletico Madrid have signed Luis Suarez from Barcelona with the Uruguayan striker penning a two-year deal, the Spanish clubs said on Wednesday, bringing to an end his six-year stint at the Camp Nou.
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Commentary: Unfolding crisis around multilateralism is deeply unsettling - 1時間前  Channel NewsAsia

Never has the supply of multilateral solutions been so scarce, and demand for them so high, says EU official Josep Borrell.
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Tesla could struggle to implement some of its battery advances, experts say - 2時間前  Channel NewsAsia

The advanced battery cell design and new manufacturing processes outlined by Tesla Inc CEO Elon Musk are promising, battery experts say, but they questioned how quickly they can be implemented and how much they’ll contribute to reducing overall costs.
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Corporate groups cheer, investors cry foul as US tightens shareholder rights rules - 2時間前  Channel NewsAsia

The U.S. Securities and Exchange Commission (SEC) voted 3-2 on Wednesday to make it tougher for shareholders to push companies on issues such as climate change, social justice and diversity, with Democratic commissioners dissenting against the move.
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NYT's Sulzberger Jr to retire as chairman by end of December - 2時間前  Channel NewsAsia

Arthur Ochs Sulzberger Jr. will retire as chairman and a member of the New York Times Co's board by the end of December, the newspaper publisher said on Wednesday.
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Football: Havertz hits treble as Chelsea rout Barnsley - 2時間前  Channel NewsAsia

Chelsea midfielder Kai Havertz got off the mark with a hat-trick in a 6-0 thrashing of Barnsley at Stamford Bridge in the third round of the League Cup on Wednesday.
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Football: Bayern's Neuer sympathises with fans not travelling to Supercup - 2時間前  Channel NewsAsia

Bayern Munich captain Manuel Neuer said he understands why so few of his club's fans have made the trip to Budapest for Thursday's UEFA Super Cup final against Sevilla as coronavirus cases continue to rise across the continent.
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Bankrupt airline Avianca paid millions in executive bonuses during COVID-19 - 2時間前  Channel NewsAsia

Airline Avianca Holdings came under broad criticism in Colombia for paying its top two executives US$6 million in bonuses in May, at a time when the carrier had furloughed most of its employees without pay and was preparing a bankruptcy filing.
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