The United States and other countries denounce the dissolution of the Sri Lankan parliament as undemocratic

COLOMBO (Reuters) – Sri Lankan President Maithripala Sirisena's decision to dissolve parliament, exacerbating an already major political crisis, has sparked criticism from Western powers, including the United States and Britain.…

In the midst of the trade war, the Chinese PM says that relations between Sino and the US can be improved

Chinese Premier Li Keqiang said China and the United States could overcome their differences and put relations on the right track if they worked together in mutual respect. China's Prime…

Barrick, Randgold sweetens dividend before takeover vote

LONDON / TORONTO (Reuters) – Canada's Barrick Gold and takeover target Randgold Resources will increase their dividend distribution before shareholders vote for their $ 6.1 billion deal next week, miners…

Against global protectionism, the Pacific Trade Pact is nearing the start

WELLINGTON (Reuters) – A landmark agreement with 11 countries that will lower tariffs across much of the Asia-Pacific region will come into force in late December, New Zealand said on…

Musk shakes SpaceX in the race to create a satellite launch window: Sources

SEATTLE / ORLANDO, Colo. (Reuters) – SpaceX CEO Elon Musk flew to the Seattle region in June to meet with engineers who are launching a satellite launch project critical to…

Against global protectionism, the Pacific Trade Pact should begin at the end of 2018

WELLINGTON (Reuters) – A landmark deal with eleven members, which will lower tariffs across much of the Asia-Pacific region, will come into effect in late December, New Zealand said on…

Pacific Trade Pact to begin in late 2018 after six members have ratified

WELLINGTON (Reuters) – A milestone of eleven members aiming to overcome the barriers in some of the fastest-growing economies in the Asia-Pacific region will come into effect in late December,…

Ex-Valeant, Philidor executives are jailed for fraud

NEW YORK (Reuters) – A former executive at Valeant Pharmaceuticals International Inc. and the former head of a start-up mail-order pharmacy were sentenced to one year in prison on Tuesday…

Kröger places a warehouse order with partner Ocado

LONDON (Reuters) – The US supermarket chain Kroger Co is expected to order the first three out of 20 high-tech warehouses of online food retailer Ocado by the end of…

Pot companies Curaleaf shares fall on debut after record equity raise

TORONTO (Reuters) – US cannabis trader Curaleaf Holdings Inc. CURA.CD opened its trading debut in Toronto on Monday after amassing the largest $ 400 million capital injection by the Canadian…