World1 hour ago (Apr 10, 2020 02:51AM ET) 2/2 (C) Reuters. FILE PHOTO: Prayer service on the Mount of Olives instead of the traditional Palm Sunday procession, in Jerusalem 2/2 By Stephen Farrell JERUSALEM (Reuters) - On a sombre and quiet Good Friday in Jerusalem, the Vatican's apostolic administrator in the Holy Land called for prayer for people suffering and ...

World2 hours ago (Apr 10, 2020 02:10AM ET) BEIJING (Reuters) - China will loosen residency rules this year to make it easier for people in rural areas to move to small cities, in an effort to ease labour shortages and boost consumption in an economy jolted by the coronavirus crisis. China will completely abolish household registration permits for cities with ...

2/2 (C) Reuters. Vietnam's Deputy Foreign Minister To Anh Dung hands a box of protective masks to Italy's Ambassador to Vietnam Antonio Alessandro during a medical supplise handover ceremony in Hanoi 2/2 By James Pearson HANOI (Reuters) - Vietnam is challenging China's dominance of coronavirus diplomacy with the donation of medical supplies to Europe and Southeast Asia and even winning ...

World3 hours ago (Apr 10, 2020 12:40AM ET) BEIJING/TAIPEI (Reuters) - China has accused Taiwan of "venomously" attacking the World Health Organization (WHO), seeking independence and conniving with internet users to spread racist comments, after the agency's chief said racist slurs against him had come from the island. Taiwan, claimed by China as its sacred territory, has responded angrily to ...

World3 hours ago (Apr 10, 2020 12:20AM ET) (C) Reuters. FILE PHOTO: Outbreak of the coronavirus disease (COVID-19) in Ho Chi Minh HANOI (Reuters) - Vietnam will aim to disburse $30 billion in public investment funds this year, up 67% year-on-year, the government said on Friday, as it seeks to boost an economy hit hard by the coronavirus outbreak that ...

Stock Markets4 hours ago (Apr 10, 2020 12:10AM ET) (C) Reuters. FILE PHOTO: The Boeing logo is displayed on a screen, at the NYSE in New York (Reuters) - Boeing Co (N:BA) is considering a plan to cut its workforce by about 10%, which could involve buyouts, early retirements and involuntary layoffs, the Wall Street Journal reported on Thursday. The ...

World5 hours ago (Apr 09, 2020 10:15PM ET) 2/2 (C) Reuters. The spread of the coronavirus disease (COVID-19) in Senglea 2/2 VALLETTA (Reuters) - Malta can no longer guarantee the rescue of migrants or allow their disembarkation during the coronavirus emergency, the Malta government said on Thursday. It said the decision had been taken because its resources were stretched by ...

World7 hours ago (Apr 09, 2020 08:50PM ET) 2/2 (C) Reuters. The spread of the coronavirus disease (COVID-19) in Managua 2/2 By Ismael Lopez MANAGUA (Reuters) - During Nicaragua's devastating civil war in the 1980s, youthful revolutionary Daniel Ortega toured every town in the Central American nation, clad in his green Sandinista uniform. Now in his second stint as president, ...

Economic Indicators38 minutes ago (Apr 09, 2020 08:50PM ET) (C) Reuters. Spread of the coronavirus disease (COVID-19) in Tokyo By Leika Kihara TOKYO (Reuters) - Japan's wholesale prices marked the first annual decline in five months in March, suggesting that slumping global demand for oil and raw material due to the coronavirus pandemic will weigh on inflation in coming months. ...

World7 hours ago (Apr 09, 2020 08:41PM ET) 2/2 (C) Reuters. North Korean leader Kim Jong Un guides a drill of mortar sub-units of North Korean Army 2/2 SEOUL (Reuters) - North Korean leader Kim Jong Un oversaw another military drill, state media reported Friday, ahead of a meeting of the country's rubber-stamp parliament, which is going ahead despite the ...

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