Foxconn’s huge iPhone factory in China rocked by new worker unrest

Images on the internet show hundreds of workers protesting Surveillance cameras and windows smashed by men with sticks Workers complain about unpaid wages and insufficient food Foxconn says it is working to prevent a recurrence of violence SHANGHAI/TAIPEI, Nov 23 (Reuters) – Hundreds of workers took part in protests at Foxconn’s (2317.TW) flagship iPhone factory … Read more

A bleak winter looms as Russian attacks cripple Ukraine’s power capacity

Ukrainians with little or no heating after bombing Temperatures in several areas already below freezing Residents of Kherson receive offers to evacuate to safer regions Ukraine’s security services raid the famous Kiev monastery KYIV, Nov 22 (Reuters) – President Volodymyr Zelenskiy appealed to Ukrainians to conserve energy amid brutal Russian strikes that have cut the … Read more

Japan to investigate Unification Church after backlash over ruling party ties

TOKYO, Nov 22 (Reuters) – Japan on Tuesday launched an investigation into the Unification Church that could threaten its legal status after the assassination of former Prime Minister Shinzo Abe in July exposed its close ties to the ruling party and sparked a public outcry. caused recoil. For the Unification Church, founded in South Korea … Read more

‘Playing with fire’: UN warns as a team to inspect damage to Ukrainian nuclear power plant

IAEA chief warns: ‘You are playing with fire!’ after explosions Russia, Ukraine trade debt for shelling President Zelensky says the eastern region has been hit by heavy artillery ‘Fierce battles’ in the Donetsk region, says Zelensky LONDON/LVIV, Ukraine, Nov 21 (Reuters) – The head of the UN’s nuclear watchdog has warned that whoever fired artillery … Read more

Michael Bloomberg apologizes for Boris Johnson’s speech criticizing China

BEIJING, Nov 20 (Reuters) – Michael Bloomberg last week apologized at a business forum organized by the news agency he founded for comments by British former Prime Minister Boris Johnson who criticized China as autocratic. The controversy highlights China’s influence in Asia and sensitivities about public criticism of Beijing. Bloomberg, a former mayor of New … Read more

They call it ‘The Hole’: Ukrainians describe the horrors of the occupation of Kherson

Residents describe detention, torture and death in Kherson The nine-month occupation ended on Friday when the Russians withdrew Among the detainees were suspected resistance fighters Russia denies abuse of detainees UN officials say both sides have abused prisoners of war KHERSON, Ukraine, Nov 16 (Reuters) – Residents of the southern Ukraine city of Kherson call … Read more

G20 summit deplores war in Ukraine ‘in the strongest terms’

G20 says ‘most members’ condemn war in Ukraine Threat of use of nuclear weapons ‘impermissible’ statement Agreement to calibrate monetary tightening NUSA DUA, Indonesia, Nov 16 (Reuters) – Leaders of the Group of 20 (G20) countries deplored Russian aggression in Ukraine “in the strongest terms” on Wednesday and demanded its unconditional withdrawal in a statement … Read more

Georgia judge overturns state’s six-week abortion ban

Nov 15 (Reuters) – A Georgia law banning abortion after six weeks of pregnancy cannot be enforced, a state judge ruled on Tuesday, handing a victory to Planned Parenthood and other abortion rights groups who challenged the restriction when it went into effect this summer. Fulton County Superior Court Judge Robert McBurney said the law … Read more

Employee of Canada’s largest electricity producer charged with spying for China, police say

Hydro-Quebec is Canada’s largest electricity producer Employee accused of stealing trade secrets for China The man will appear in court on Tuesday Beijing calls on Canada not to politicize the matter OTTAWA, Nov. 14 (Reuters) – An employee of Canada’s largest electricity producer, Hydro-Quebec, who was involved in research into battery materials has been charged … Read more

Division at G20 overbid to condemn Russian invasion of Ukraine

Most G20 members would strongly condemn the war in Ukraine Zelenskiy urges the G20 to help end the war according to his plan Indonesia urges action on global economic problems China’s Xi to hold meetings with several other leaders NUSA DUA, Indonesia, Nov 15 (Reuters) – A summit of the Group of 20 (G20) on … Read more