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World 26 Jul 2019 | 9:19 PM Premium

Power struggle ensues as Puerto Rico governor exits

SAN JUAN (Reuters) - The resignation of Puerto Rico's governor after mass protests has sparked a succession battle, and a Washington corporate lawyer not directly linked to the current, scandal-plagued administration could emerge as the winner.

World 25 Jul 2019 | 9:22 PM Premium

Puerto Rico governor to resign, protesters warn successor: 'You're next!'

SAN JUAN (Reuters) - Puerto Ricans danced among the brightly coloured houses of San Juan on Thursday after Governor Ricardo Rossellَ capitulated to 12 days of protests and announced his resignation, but many in the crowd warned they would reject the person in line to succeed him.

World 25 Jul 2019 | 8:52 PM Premium

Puerto Rico governor's likely successor may not soothe protesters' ire

SAN JUAN (Reuters) - Puerto Rico Governor Ricardo Rossellَ's resignation drew cheers on Thursday from protesters, politicians and financial stakeholders, but his tapped replacement - Justice Secretary Wanda Vazquez Garced - has not elicited the same excitement. 

World 24 Jul 2019 | 5:11 PM Premium

Puerto Rico governor resigns after weeks of mass protests

SAN JUAN (Reuters) - Puerto Rico Governor Ricardo Rossellَ on Wednesday said he would resign after almost two weeks of protests calling for him to step down over a scandal involving offensive chat messages and government corruption that rocked the bankrupt island.

Nation 09 May 2019 | 12:00 AM Premium

No ticket in hand but fans don’t care

PETALING JAYA: It may be mission impossible but diehard fans of Liverpool are determined to be in the Wanda Metropolitano stadium to witness the English football team play in the Champions League final in Madrid on June 1.

World 08 Feb 2019 | 12:53 PM Premium

Chinese businessman denies reported justification for Australian visa cancellation

SYDNEY (Reuters) - A prominent Chinese businessman and political donor, linked in the past to a row about the promotion of Chinese interests, said on Friday Australia's decision to rescind his visa was based on nothing more than speculation.

World 06 Feb 2019 | 5:33 PM Premium

Australia revokes visa of prominent Chinese businessman - report

SYDNEY (Reuters) - Australia has revoked the visa of a prominent Chinese businessman and political donor who has in the past been linked to a row about the promotion of Chinese interests, the Sydney Morning Herald newspaper reported on Wednesday.

World 25 Jan 2019 | 8:38 PM Premium

China police probe mystery explosions at office high-rise

BEIJING (Reuters) - Chinese workers fled a high-rise office building on Friday after mysterious explosions in the northeastern city of Changchun, video posted on media showed, in what police have labelled a "criminal case".

AseanPlus News 28 Nov 2018 | 12:00 AM Premium

Jack Ma emerges as a Communist Party member

BEIJING: Jack Ma, founder of Chinese tech giant Alibaba, is among the world’s richest people but he has now emerged as a member of another club: China’s 89-million-strong Communist Party.

World 21 Nov 2018 | 1:09 PM Premium

'Maybe I will go?' Trump floats idea of attending correspondents' dinner

(Reuters) - President Donald Trump said on Twitter on Tuesday that it was a "good first step of a dying evening and tradition" for the White House Correspondents' Association to feature a historian, not a comedian, at its annual event to be held next spring.