HONG KONG (Reuters) – Hong Kong’s leader on Wednesday delivered his last annual policy statement before stepping down, addressing longstanding problems including high property prices and stalled political reform though providing no substantial new measures to tackle them.
There are several reasons why Bautista did not receive the big contract he was thought to be worth.
This expertise from the private sector could be a key element in turning around the tourism sector in Vietnam, which is vitally important in the country’s economy. Vietnam spends a fraction on marketing itself as a tourism destination compared to regional neighbors such as Thailand and Malaysia.
Bluegogo found immediate success in China with its station-less bike share system. Its expansion to San Francisco has met with immediate backlash, however
ISTANBUL (Reuters) – Turkish prosecutors have issued arrest warrants for 243 members of the military in 54 provinces across the country, the state-run Anadolu news agency said on Wednesday, in a probe following July’s failed coup.
WASHINGTON (Reuters) – Donald Trump’s pick for U.N. ambassador will echo his condemnation of the world body’s treatment of Israel at her Senate confirmation hearing on Wednesday, although offering some praise for an organization the president-elect has disparaged.
MOSCOW (Reuters) – Former U.S. intelligence contractor Edward Snowden has been given leave to remain in Russia for another couple of years, a spokeswoman for the Russian foreign ministry said.
MEXICO CITY (Reuters) – The United States, Mexico and Cuba aim to sign an agreement determining territorial water limits before U.S. President-elect Donald Trump takes office on Jan. 20, three diplomatic officials familiar with the matter said on Tuesday.
MAIDUGURI, Nigeria (Reuters) – Nigeria’s air force killed at least 52 people and injured 120 in an air strike on a refugee camp in the country’s northeast on Tuesday, a spokesman from Medecins Sans Frontieres (MSF) said after the military earlier disclosed the strike was meant to target Boko Haram militants.