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Nation 18 Jun 2019 | 12:00 AM

Six die from methanol poisoning

GEORGE TOWN: The deaths of two construction workers who drank cheap liquor bring the methanol poisoning death toll to six within two months.

World 18 Jun 2019 | 4:33 AM

Tiny bulletproof vests centrepiece of New York art exhibit on school shootings

NEW YORK (Reuters) - Rows of tiny bullet-proof vests hang on clothing racks and "safety defence" lunchboxes adorn the walls. It looks like an apparel store -- almost.

World 18 Jun 2019 | 9:00 PM

EU nations receive mixed scorecard on climate goals

BRUSSELS (Reuters) - The European Union urged its member states on Tuesday to accelerate efforts to meet their 2030 climate goals after a review showed them falling short in some areas as the bloc's leaders prepare to debate going carbon-neutral by 2050.

World 19 Jun 2019 | 3:35 AM

Russia, China delay U.S. push for halt to North Korea fuel imports

UNITED NATIONS (Reuters) - Russia and China on Tuesday delayed a U.S. request for a U.N. Security Council sanctions committee to demand an immediate halt to deliveries of refined petroleum to North Korea over accusations Pyongyang violated a U.N. cap, diplomats said.

World 19 Jun 2019 | 9:33 AM

Xi firmly backs Pyongyang's effort to solve Korea Peninsula issues - Rodong Sinmun

SEOUL (Reuters) - Chinese President Xi Jinping said in an op-ed in North Korean state newspaper Rodong Sinmun on Wednesday that China supports North Korea's "correct direction" in politically resolving issues on the Korean Peninsula.

World 20 Jun 2019 | 5:35 AM

Momentum builds for EU leaders to agree carbon neutral 2050 pledge at summit

BRUSSELS (Reuters) - A push by Germany, France and other EU nations for the bloc to go carbon neutral by mid-century looks likely to be endorsed by EU leaders on Thursday, despite resistance from eastern European nations worried it could cost jobs.

Nation 20 Jun 2019 | 5:58 AM

Crazy Rich Asians star Henry Golding ties up with Chinese company to make two movies

SINGAPORE (ANN): Henry Golding was once a hairdresser before he made the cut as a box-office star in Crazy Rich Asians.

World 20 Jun 2019 | 9:05 AM

Exclusive: U.S. tells India it is mulling caps on H-1B visas to deter data rules - sources

NEW DELHI (Reuters) - The United States has told India it is considering caps on H-1B work visas for nations that force foreign companies to store data locally, three sources with knowledge of the matter told Reuters, widening the two countries' row over tariffs and trade.

World 21 Jun 2019 | 5:53 AM

U.S. has no plans to cap H-1B work visa programme - State Department

WASHINGTON (Reuters) - The Trump administration has no plans to cap H-1B work visas for nations that force foreign companies to store data locally, the State Department said on Thursday.

World 25 Jun 2019 | 5:03 AM

U.S. does not respect international law, atmosphere not right for talks - Iran's U.N. envoy

UNITED NATIONS (Reuters) - Iran's United Nations ambassador accused the United States on Monday of showing no respect for international law by imposing new sanctions on Iran, describing tensions between the pair as "really dangerous" and not the right atmosphere for talks.