A tie up with Broadcom would create the world’s third-largest chipmaker behind Intel and Samsung.
SEOUL (Reuters) – North Korean leader Kim Jong Un met senior South Korean government officials for the first time and said it is his “firm will to vigorously advance” inter-Korean ties and pursue reunification, the North’s official news agency said on Tuesday.
TOKYO (Reuters) – The commander of the U.S. Navy’s Pacific Fleet said on Tuesday that China’s military budget had a troubling lack of transparency, a day after Beijing announced the biggest hike in military spending in three years.
SEOUL (Reuters) – South Korean prosecutors have called former President Lee Myung-bak to appear for questioning next week over allegations that he took bribes from politicians and businessmen while in office, a senior prosecutor said on Tuesday.
SEOUL (Reuters) – South Korean President Moon Jae-in said on Tuesday the military should focus “all its power” to boost its defense capabilities to counter North Korea’s missile and nuclear programs, even while it engages Pyongyang in dialogue.
RIYADH/LONDON (Reuters) – Saudi Arabia’s crown prince wants to persuade his British and U.S. allies that “shock” reforms have made his country a better place to invest and a more tolerant society on his first foreign tour as heir apparent.
People want to shop but inflation means they cannot afford non-essential items, says retail body
Retailers suffered tough trading in February after a squeeze on household incomes forced consumers to spend more money on food and essential items.
The British Retail Consortium, the lobby group for high street shops, said more of consumers’ monthly salaries were being swallowed up by higher prices for food, leaving little cash leftover to spend on other items.
Inflation is when prices rise. Deflation is the opposite – price decreases over time – but inflation is far more common.
SALISBURY, England (Reuters) – A former Russian double agent convicted in Moscow of betraying dozens of agents to British intelligence was critically ill in hospital on Tuesday after he was exposed to an unidentified substance in southern England, sources said.
WASHINGTON (Reuters) – U.S. President Donald Trump said on Monday he might travel to Israel for the opening of the U.S. embassy in Jerusalem as he and Israeli Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu presented a united front against Iran in White House talks.