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Pacific Islands leaders agree on climate plan with loopholes

Pacific Islands leaders failed to agree on tough new climate change commitments at an annual summit on Thursday, agreeing instead to endorse a plan that allows them to opt out of specific me...

Pacific Islands leaders agree on climate plan with loopholes

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Pacific Islands Forum: Tuvalu children welcome leaders with a climate plea Climate crisis is more than a meeting agenda item in a host country that could be left uninhabitable by rising sea levelsAs the leaders of Pacific countries step off their planes at Funafuti airport t...
18:12 2019-08-11

Australia removes climate 'crisis' from Pacific islands draft declaration Sources say Canberra has softened language, getting rid of all but one reference to coalAustralia has succeeded in removing all but one reference to coal on the draft communique of the Pacific Islands...
02:12 2019-08-17

Paradise islands of Pacific increasingly vulnerable to climate change, as UN boosts resilience A seeming paradise, life on the Pacific islands is threatened by climate change and extreme weather, frustrated by remoteness and a lack of educational and economic opportunities. Secretary-General An...
14:39 2019-05-21

Pacific islands will survive climate crisis because they 'pick our fruit', Australia's deputy PM says Exclusive: Michael McCormack says island nations want Australia to shut down industry ‘so they can survive’Pacific island nations affected by the climate crisis will continue to survive “because many ...
16:12 2019-08-16

‘Save the world’ from climate change; UN chief echoes Pacific Islands’ ‘rallying cry'  Further inaction on climate change is “simply not an option”, United Nations Secretary-General António Guterres said on Wednesday in an opinion piece where he called for “rapid and deep change in how ...
23:24 2019-05-29

Pacific Island leaders start talks on climate targets Pacific Islands leaders began negotiations over climate change and other policies at an annual summit on Thursday, talks that will test Australia's relationship with the region as it refuses to embrac...
04:24 2019-08-15

EU leaders fail to agree on 2050 climate goal BRUSSELS (AP) — European Union leaders have failed to agree unanimously on a decision to make the bloc’s economy carbon neutral by 2050. Ahead of a U.N. meeting on climate change in the fall, th...
22:24 2019-06-20

Pacific leaders urge Scott Morrison to act on climate emergency following election win Samoan and Fijian leaders say Australia must take leading role in climate battlePacific leaders have congratulated Scott Morrison on his surprise election victory but have urged him to do more to figh...
06:00 2019-05-22

G7 leaders agree plan to help Amazon countries fight wildfires Macron says $20m fund and long-term initiative to protect rainforest agreed on in BiarritzThe G7 countries have agreed to an immediate $20m (£16m) aid package to help Amazon countries fight wildfires ...
19:48 2019-08-26

EU leaders fail to agree on 2050 carbon neutral climate target A proposal for the European Union to go carbon neutral by 2050 failed to garner unanimous support at a leaders summit in Brussels. The target date has been relegated to a footnote on the final summit ...
05:00 2019-06-21

G20 countries agree to close tax loopholes for tech companies Tech giants are already finding themselves on the hook for more taxes in parts of Europe, but there could now be a much more coordinated effort to have them pay up. Reuters says it has obtained a Gro...
20:36 2019-06-09

G20 Countries Agree on Approach to Shut Down Big Tech's Tax Loopholes Group of 20 finance ministers meeting in Fukuoka, Japan reached a tentative agreement on Saturday to “compile common rules to close loopholes used by global tech giants” such as Amazon, Apple, Faceboo...
03:36 2019-06-10

Australia coal use is 'existential threat' to Pacific islands, says Fiji PM Frank Bainimarama appeals to larger neighbour to ‘more fully appreciate’ climate risks and reduce carbon emissionsThe prime minister of Fiji has warned Australia to reduce its coal emissions and do mo...
05:24 2019-08-12

Quake of magnitude 6.4 strikes off Kermadec islands in Pacific: USGS A 6.4 magnitude quake struck off the Kermadec islands in the Pacific on Thursday, the U.S. Geological Survey said. There were no immediate reports of damage in area frequently hit by quakes....
18:48 2019-06-27

Marshall Islands in Pacific Ocean to develop own cryptocurrency: report A small island nation in the Pacific Ocean with a population of 75,000 is moving forward with developing its own cryptocurrency, according to a Thursday report....
04:36 2019-09-13

The new drug highway: Pacific islands at centre of cocaine trafficking boom Explosion in number of boats carrying cocaine and meth from Latin America to Australia is causing havoc for islands on the way • Cocaine used as washing powder: police struggle with Pacific drug influ...
00:48 2019-06-24

U.S. seeks to renew Pacific islands security pact to foil China U.S. Secretary of State Mike Pompeo said on Monday negotiations have begun with three Pacific island nations to renew a national security agreement that would help Washington counter growing Chinese i...
12:00 2019-08-05

Australian PM to visit Solomon Islands as Pacific nation eyes ties to China Australian Prime Minister Scott Morrison will visit the Solomon Islands next week, he said on Monday, as Western nations seek to rein in China's influence on the tiny Pacific island and across the reg...
15:00 2019-05-27

Teen climate activist urges leaders to admit climate crisis BERLIN — Teenage climate activist Greta Thunberg called on world leaders Tuesday to acknowledge the seriousness of global warming and that not enough is being done to curb it. Speaking at a conference...
23:24 2019-05-28

Australian Prime Minister set to woo Pacific leaders at annual forum Australian Prime Minister Scott Morrison will on Wednesday arrive in Tuvalu, a tiny Pacific Island, to start wooing a region that Canberra fears is edging closer to China....
04:00 2019-08-14

Australia should reduce emissions, coal mining: Pacific leaders Australia should do more to reduce its carbon emissions and giving cash to countries battling climate change was not enough, Pacific island leaders said on Tuesday in a rebuke of Canberra's latest att...
18:24 2019-08-13

EU leaders struggle to agree on candidates for top jobs European Union leaders are struggling to narrow down a list of candidates for key posts at the helm of the 28-nation bloc amid deep divisions over how to best balance political, geographic and gender ...
03:12 2019-07-01

EU leaders agree replacements for Tusk and Juncker The Belgian prime minister has been picked by leaders in the EU to become its next council president - one of the most crucial roles in Brexit negotiations....
19:24 2019-07-02

EU leaders agree on France's Lagarde to lead ECB European Union leaders agreed on Tuesday to name Frenchwoman Christine Lagarde as the new head of the European Central Bank and sealed a deal on filling the other four top jobs in the bloc after tortu...
19:48 2019-07-02

EU leaders agree to pick new 'Mr or Ms Europe' next month European Union leaders engaged in a first skirmish on Tuesday over who should become the next chief of the European Commission, giving themselves a short deadline to agree on the bloc's top jobs and a...
03:12 2019-05-29

Afghan Leaders and Taliban Agree on a Way Forward Afghans took a step toward ending nearly 18 years of war, as Taliban insurgents and a range of influential political and civic leaders agreed on a set of principles for negotiations over the country’s...
17:48 2019-07-09

Fiji PM accuses Scott Morrison of ‘insulting’ and alienating Pacific leaders Exclusive: Frank Bainimarama says Australian leader is pushing nations towards ChinaScott Morrison has been accused of causing an extraordinary rift between Australia and Pacific countries by the prim...
01:00 2019-08-17

G20 finance leaders agree trade tensions have 'intensified' World financial leaders are meeting in Japan amid increasing trade and geopolitical tensions. Following rocky negotiations, they have reportedly pledged to take further action to address these economi...
08:36 2019-06-09

EU summit ends in deadlock as leaders fail to agree over top job Leaders will have meet again on Tuesday after several countries refused to back France and Germany’s choiceThe longest ever EU summit has ended without agreement as Angela Merkel warned that with Brex...
19:36 2019-07-01

The plan to build mega wind farms and artificial islands in North Sea A radical plan to build artificial islands in the North Sea that act as hubs for mega wind farms has received a boost after an analysis said it was feasible...
19:24 2019-07-15

UK and Israeli leaders agree on need to stop Iran getting nuclear weapon British Prime Minister Boris Johnson and Israeli Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu agreed during a meeting in London on the need to prevent Iran acquiring a nuclear weapon, Downing Street said on Thur...
17:24 2019-09-05

Italy’s Government Parties Are Feuding, but Leaders Agree to Talk The League party and Five Star Movement have been increasingly at odds, raising speculation that the coalition might collapse, forcing early elections....
17:48 2019-07-19

| Sudan generals, protest leaders agree on constitutional declaration Sudan's ruling generals and protest leaders reached a "full agreement" on the constitutional declaration, the African Union said on paving the way for transitioning to civilian rule....
21:00 2019-08-03

Rival Bosnia leaders agree to form government 10 months after vote Bosnia's rival Serb, Croat and Bosniak leaders agreed on Monday to form a central government 10 months after a general election, reaching a compromise about Bosnia's integration into NATO which had be...
20:36 2019-08-05

Taliban, Afghan leaders agree to peace 'road map' ahead of U.S. talks Taliban officials and Afghan government leaders, acting in an unofficial capacity, said Tuesday they've ended two-days of meetings in Qatar with an eight-point road map for peace....
14:48 2019-07-09

Donald Trump: Congressional leaders agree on two-year budget deal President Donald Trump announced Monday that congressional leaders reached a tentative two-year budget deal to avoid automatic spending caps and suspend the debt ceiling....
03:36 2019-07-23

Sudan's ruling council, rebel leaders agree on peace talks roadmap Sudan's ruling council and rebel leaders have agreed on a roadmap for peace talks that are expected to begin in October and last about two months, officials from both sides said on Wednesday....
02:36 2019-09-12

Momentum builds for EU leaders to agree carbon neutral 2050 pledge at summit 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 ...
00:24 2019-06-20

Health effects of China’s climate policy extend across Pacific Improved air quality can be a major bonus of climate mitigation policies aimed at reducing greenhouse gas emissions. By cutting air pollution levels in the country where emissions are produced, such p...
20:36 2019-07-31

Australia, under fire for coal, pledges $339 mln for Pacific climate change Australia will donate A$500 million ($339 million) to Pacific Islands for renewable energy projects and to help its neighbours prepare for the impact of climate change, Prime Minister Scott Morrison s...
18:24 2019-08-13

Imperiled by climate change, Pacific nations chide Australia Small Pacific islands nations at risk from rising sea levels lambasted Australia on Friday after it blocked moves at a regional forum to set down tough policies to combat climate change....
14:12 2019-08-16

Jacinda Ardern says Australia has to 'answer to Pacific' on climate change New Zealand prime minister warns Scott Morrison about Canberra’s stance but refuses to call for Australia to transition out of coalJacinda Ardern has declared that “Australia has to answer to the Paci...
17:12 2019-08-14

Sudanese protesters, military leaders agree to power-sharing deal amid ongoing protests Following weeks of negotiations and a deadly crackdown last month by security forces, a Sudanese pro-democracy movement and the ruling military council have agreed to a power-sharing deal....
01:12 2019-07-18

Australia, under fire for coal, pledges $339 million for Pacific climate change Australia will donate A$500 million ($339 million) to Pacific Islands for renewable energy projects and to help its neighbors prepare for the impact of climate change, Prime Minister Scott Morrison sa...
23:12 2019-08-12

Australia 'has to answer to the Pacific’ over climate change, Jacinda Ardern says - video Jacinda Ardern has declared that ‘Australia has to answer to the Pacific’ on climate change, saying that New Zealand is doing what it can to limit global emissions and expects other nations to do the ...
19:36 2019-08-14

New Zealand's Ardern says plight of Pacific Islanders should spur climate action Climate change is having a real impact on Pacific islanders and that should spur countries to greater action to tackle the problem, New Zealand Prime Minster Jacinda Ardern said on Thursday....
15:00 2019-07-18

Revealed: 'fierce' Pacific forum meeting almost collapsed over climate crisis Australia’s prime minister Scott Morrison came under fire from Tuvalu’s leader Enele SopoagaCritical talks at the Pacific Islands Forum almost collapsed twice amid “fierce” clashes between the Austral...
02:12 2019-08-17

More and More Countries Agree on This Climate Change Goal. But Will It Work? As lawmakers around the world debate how best to fight climate change, one goal is rapidly becoming standard: net-zero emissions by 2050. That means that greenhouse gases would be dramatically reduced...
22:24 2019-06-21

French President Emmanuel Macron laments ‘failure’ of EU leaders to agree on top posts at summit, urges changes in bloc BRUSSELS (AP) — French President Emmanuel Macron laments ‘failure’ of EU leaders to agree on top posts at summit, urges changes in bloc. The post French President Emmanuel Macron laments &...
13:24 2019-07-01

New Zealand PM calls on Australia to answer Pacific island climate change demands New Zealand Prime Minister Jacinda Ardern challenged Australia on Wednesday to answer South Pacific island demands for more action on climate change, saying her country was doing its part to limit glo...
13:36 2019-08-14

Australia's standing in Pacific has plummeted because of our climate change failure | Dermot O'Gorman It’s about the very survival of people, nations and cultures. If action isn’t taken there are islanders who may have nowhere to goScott Morrison flew to the Solomon Islands last weekend to “show our P...
03:12 2019-06-08

Mitigating climate change in Asia-Pacific could give region an economic boost The urgent need to move towards a low carbon economy and build resilience, would not only mitigate the worst impacts of climate change in the Asia-Pacific, but also lift the region economically, accor...
22:12 2019-09-06

EU countries agree plan to handle migrants and refugees Macron says 14 states back mechanism to redistribute people saved in MediterraneanThe French president, Emmanuel Macron, has said European countries have made progress on plans to redistribute refugee...
13:36 2019-07-23

Scott Morrison blasted by Pacific heat while trying to project calm on climate | Katharine Murphy Things are not under control when it comes to Australia meeting our Paris target, even if Scott Morrison wants us to believe that We’ll get to climate, and the rumble in the Pacific, but I want to beg...
02:12 2019-08-17

Sudanese factions agree plan to pave way for transitional government Sudan's military council and the main opposition coalition have reached an agreement to usher in a new period of transitional government, African Union mediator for Sudan Mohamed Hassan Lebatt told a ...
04:12 2019-08-03

Peugeot, Dongfeng agree to restructuring plan for Chinese venture Peugeot automaker PSA Group and its Chinese partner Dongfeng Group have hammered out a plan to restructure their joint venture operations, slashing costs in the short term and aiming to boost annual...
06:12 2019-09-06

REPEAT-Peugeot, Dongfeng agree to restructuring plan for Chinese venture Peugeot automaker PSA Group and its Chinese partner Dongfeng Group have hammered out a plan to restructure their joint venture operations, slashing costs in the short term and aiming to boost annual s...
04:36 2019-09-06

Major Phone Service Providers Agree to Plan to Slow Robocallers Verizon, AT&T, Comcast and nine other phone service providers reached a deal with 51 attorneys general across the country to install call-blocking technology. But the deal doesn’t have a deadline....
06:36 2019-08-23

Trump, Senate agree to $19.1B disaster relief plan with no border funding The Senate on Thursday reached a deal with President Donald Trump on a $19.1 billion disaster aid bill after the president dropped pressure to include funds to build a border wall....
07:24 2019-05-24

Visegrad group to agree common stance on EU's 2050 climate goals: Hungary Hungary, Poland, Slovakia and the Czech Republic - the so-called "Visegrad Four" countries - will agree a common stance on the European Union's 2050 climate goals, Hungarian Prime Minister Viktor Orba...
14:12 2019-06-20

Wednesday’s Daily Brief: climate challenges for the Pacific, new global health tool, updates on Yemen, the Gulf and Somalia This Wednesday, top stories includes: the UN chief’s continued visit in the Pacific to raise awareness on the impacts of climate change; in Yemen, the fatal price that children are paying due to a con...
16:36 2019-05-21

UN chief outlines ‘intertwined challenges’ of climate change, ocean health facing Pacific nations on the ‘frontline’ Visiting Fiji for the first time as Secretary-General, António Guterres outlined two “fundamental challenges” facing leaders attending the Pacific Islands Forum on Tuesday, namely climate change and t...
14:33 2019-05-21

EU leaders haggle over climate, top jobs The European Union's 28 national leaders meet in Brussels on Thursday to haggle over how ambitious their climate goals should be and who should navigate the bloc in coming years....
01:12 2019-06-20

E.U. Leaders Fail to Strengthen Climate Target A proposal to reduce the 28-country bloc's net carbon emissions to zero by 2050 failed when eastern countries that are heavily dependant on coal raised objections....
00:12 2019-06-21

The Latest: World leaders vow to tackle climate change OSAKA, Japan (AP) — The Latest on the Group of 20 summit meetings in Osaka, Japan (all times local): 4:10 p.m. In the final G-20 communique world leaders are vowing to tackle climate change. They said...
09:24 2019-06-29

Highlights: EU leaders meet to hammer out deal on climate, top jobs The European Union's 28 national leaders meet in Brussels on Thursday to haggle over how ambitious their climate goals should be and who should navigate the bloc in coming years....
16:48 2019-06-20

EU leaders may toughen climate goal for 2050, haggle over top jobs The EU's 28 national leaders meeting in Brussels on Thursday are likely to embrace a more ambitious stance on fighting climate change but haggle over who should steer the bloc, including its monetary ...
15:36 2019-06-20

World leaders set to discuss how to ramp up climate change efforts The UN climate action summit on 23 September will be the most important event since the Paris climate deal, but a lack of ambition could hold efforts back...
13:36 2019-09-10

World leaders must prove they've listened to climate activists: Thunberg World leaders must prove that they have listened to young climate activists after a year of protests has not led to any progress in the reduction of greenhouse emissions, leading activist Greta Thunbe...
20:36 2019-08-05

| Sudan protest leaders receive new AU, Ethiopia transition plan The Sudanese movement protesting for the military to hand over to civilian rule says it received a new proposal for a transition drafted by Ethiopia and the African Union....
22:12 2019-06-28

India's top opposition leaders plan to visit Kashmir despite pleas to keep away India's top opposition leaders including former Congress president Rahul Gandhi went ahead with their plans to visit the Kashmir valley in defiance of requests from local authorities not to do so....
09:48 2019-08-24

House leaders: Bevin’s pension plan still short of votes FRANKFORT, Ky. (AP) — Kentucky House leaders say the governor’s pension bill still lacks enough votes to pass their chamber, even with some changes that were revealed this week. House Majority F...
00:12 2019-06-07

| After US mass shootings, Obama denounces leaders feeding 'climate of fear' Former president Barack Obama has warned against leaders feeding a "climate of fear" through their rhetoric as the United States mourned 31 people killed in two weekend mass shootings....
11:00 2019-08-06

Arab leaders denounce Netanyahu’s plan to annex Palestinian territories Israeli prime minister’s proposal would ‘kill all chances of peace’, says JordanArab leaders have denounced Benjamin Netanyahu’s plan to annex large swathes of the Palestinian territories if he is re-...
13:00 2019-09-11

Trump cancels plan to host Taliban leaders at presidential retreat Donald Trump has claimed he was set to meet with leaders of the Taliban at his presidential retreat before they admitted to an attack which killed a US soldier....
05:48 2019-09-08

Opposition Parties Plan Protest Demanding Release Of Detained Leaders Several Opposition parties led by the DMK will hold a protest here on Thursday to demand the immediate release of those detained in Jammu and Kashmir after the state''s special status was scrapped....
20:36 2019-08-19

Kushner to invite Arab leaders to hear peace plan: report ​Top White House adviser and President Trump’s son-in-law Jared Kushner will reportedly invite Arab leaders to a planned peace summit at Camp David when he travels this week to the Middle East. ...
17:48 2019-07-31

UN chief appeals to G7 leaders for ‘strong commitment’ and political will to tackle climate emergency People all over the world are calling for a shift towards a greener, cleaner future, UN Secretary-General António Guterres said on Monday, stressing that “we have the tools to address the climate emer...
21:00 2019-08-26

Southern Baptist leaders plan to remedy 'insufficient' approach to abuse claims Southern Baptists hope to take steps at their upcoming annual meeting in Birmingham, Ala., to address continuing reports of sexual abuse in their denomination....
19:36 2019-06-04

G20 leaders begin arriving in Japan, expected to tackle climate change, US-China trade war Trade and global tensions, as well as the looming threat of climate change, are on the agenda as world leaders gather in Osaka, Japan for the Group of 20 summit on Friday....
22:00 2019-06-27

UN chief calls for ‘enlightened self-interest’ from world leaders to save ‘the whole planet’ from climate change  Concluding a week-long visit to the South Pacific, United Nations Secretary-General António Guterres called on the world’s decision-makers to make “enlightened” choices on climate action because “the ...
14:33 2019-05-21

The Leaders of These Sinking Countries Are Fighting to Stop Climate Change. Here’s What the Rest of the World Can Learn The journey to the Fijian village of Vunidogoloa is arduous. It requires a flight across the Pacific to the nation’s remote international transit hub, a 140-mile connection on a rickety 19-seat ...
17:36 2019-06-13

Kushner meets with leaders of Jordan, Israel on first day of Mideast tour to unveil peace plan Jared Kushner met with the leaders of Jordan and Israel on Wednesday to outline the administration's Mideast peace plan on the first day of a five-country tour through the region....
15:12 2019-08-01

Joe Biden's Climate Plan Actually Has Teeth Joe Biden’s energy advisor made waves (and not in a good way) last month by saying the former vice president was working on a “middle ground” climate policy. On Tuesday, the Democratic presidential ho...
20:00 2019-06-04

President Trump Skips G-7 Climate Discussion as World Leaders Address Amazon Fires, Carbon Emissions (BIARRITZ, France) — U.S. President Donald Trump skipped a discussion on climate with other world leaders at the Group of Seven summit in France, leaving an empty chair as global power brokers d...
00:00 2019-08-27

UN chief lauds Fijians as ‘natural global leaders’ on climate, environment, hails ‘symbiotic relationship’ with land and sea Fiji’s strong traditions of community and social responsibility, and its “symbiotic relationship” with its surroundings, has made its people “natural global leaders on climate and the environment”, Un...
14:33 2019-05-21

Climate change: ‘A moral, ethical and economic imperative’ to slow global warming say UN leaders, calling for more action It is nothing less than a “moral, ethical and economic imperative” to take more action to mitigate the existential threat posed by climate change, said top executives from across the United Nations sy...
14:33 2019-05-21

Sen. Sanders unveils $16 trillion climate plan Democratic presidential candidate Bernie Sanders released a 16 trillion dollar climate plan Thursday that builds on the Green New Deal. It calls for the US to move to renewable energy across the econo...
04:12 2019-08-23

Trump to pitch Israeli-Palestinian peace plan at Camp David summit with Arab leaders: reports The Trump administration is set to host a peace summit with Arab leaders at Camp David in September to pitch its much-awaited political solution of the Israeli-Palestinian conflict....
19:48 2019-07-31

Amidst ‘high political tension’, UN chief appeals to G20 leaders for stronger commitment to climate action, economic cooperation  The annual G20 summit of leaders from the largest and fastest-growing economies, got underway on Friday in Osaka, Japan, against a backdrop of what UN Secretary-General António Guterres described as “...
18:48 2019-06-28

Amy Klobuchar outlines plan to combat climate crisis Sen. Amy Klobuchar on Sunday announced what she would do to tackle the climate crisis if elected president in 2020, promising to "take aggressive executive action to confront" the growing issue....
00:48 2019-09-04

Which Democrat has the best climate crisis plan? Compare their scores Environmental groups rate Democrats’ plans and records ahead of CNN’s town hall focusing on the climate crisisDemocrats will pit their climate plans against each other on Wednesday at a seven-hour CNN...
00:36 2019-09-05

Joe Biden Got Caught Plagiarizing His Climate Change Plan Joe Biden’s 1988 presidential campaign came to an abrupt end well before the first primary due to a plagiarism scandal. Thirty years later, his 2020 campaign is facing similar charges, in what his cam...
23:36 2019-06-04

Germany unveils plan for climate-friendly aviation The German government wants to promote a culture of innovation to develop CO2-neutral aviation. Chancellor Merkel has said Germany must develop more alternative fuel sources, including hydrogen-based ...
09:48 2019-08-22

Bernie Sanders unveils $16 trillion climate plan Bernie Sanders released a climate plan on Thursday that would cost $16.3 trillion during his tour of a Northern California town ravaged by wildfire. The presidential hopeful called the town of Paradis...
11:48 2019-08-23

Kamala Harris unveils $10 trillion climate plan Sen. Kamala Harris is leaning in on her record as a California prosecutor who sought to punish polluters in her new $10 trillion climate plan, which aims for a carbon-neutral US economy by 2045....
18:12 2019-09-04

Biden hammered over climate plan plagiarism accusations Former Vice President Joe Biden is coming under fire over fresh plagiarism allegations after his presidential campaign was forced to update its climate platform amid complaints that the team lifted li...
18:36 2019-06-05

Sen. Cory Booker unveils $3T climate change plan Democratic presidential candidate Sen. Cory Booker on Tuesday proposed spending $3 trillion to transition to a 100 percent carbon-neutral economy if he's elected president....
02:24 2019-09-04

New York to pass most progressive climate crisis plan in US Program projects state would produce 100% of its electricity from renewable sources by 2040New York state would launch the most progressive policy in the US to combat the climate crisis and one of the...
20:00 2019-06-19

E.P.A. Finalizes Its Plan to Replace Obama-Era Climate Rules The new measure will very likely prompt a flurry of legal challenges. If upheld in court, it could tie the hands of future presidents on global warming....
16:36 2019-06-19

Elizabeth May says Greens will work with any party that has a serious plan for the climate With three months until Canadians vote in the next federal election, Green party leader Elizabeth May says her big hope for the final result is a minority government over which she can exert some infl...
00:36 2019-07-22

Jay Inslee's climate plan adds investments for rural U.S., farmers Democratic presidential candidate Jay Inslee expanded on his climate change plan Wednesday, outlining goals of cutting greenhouse gas emissions from agriculture and rewarding American farmers for gree...
08:48 2019-08-22

Bernie Sanders’s ‘Green New Deal’: A $16 Trillion Climate Plan Mr. Sanders’s climate change proposal calls for the United States to eliminate fossil fuel use by 2050. “We must be extraordinarily aggressive,” he said in an interview....
19:24 2019-08-22

Bernie Sanders unveils $16.3 trillion climate change plan Sen. Bernie Sanders, I-Vt., unveiled a $16.3 trillion climate change proposal Thursday that calls for the United States to exclusively rely on renewable energy for electricity and transportation by 20...
20:12 2019-08-22

Ex-chief scientist fears for UK climate plan if Boris Johnson is PM Prof David King says would-be PM oversaw ‘devastating’ cuts in efforts to tackle crisisProf David King, the former chief scientist, has expressed alarm at the prospect of Boris Johnson becoming prime ...
13:36 2019-06-18

Bernie Sanders’ ‘Green New Deal’: A $16 Trillion Climate Plan Mr. Sanders’s climate change proposal calls for the United States to eliminate fossil fuel use by 2050. “We must be extraordinarily aggressive,” he said in an interview....
18:12 2019-08-22

Ireland to unveil bold plan to tackle climate emergency Varadkar reveals ideas to curb greenhouse gases and move towards net-zero carbon emissions by 2050Ireland has unveiled an ambitious plan to tackle the climate emergency by weaning the state, businesse...
18:24 2019-06-17

House Democrats unveil more 'realistic' climate change plan A group of U.S. House Democrats on Tuesday unveiled a climate change plan they said featured a "more realistic" goal to cut carbon emissions to net zero by 2050 rather than by 2030 as envisioned under...
02:12 2019-07-24

Biden’s new climate change plan copied passages from other sources An ambitious climate change plan released by former Vice President Joe Biden on Tuesday was amended soon after it was released because a few passages did not correctly credit sources for the informati...
10:48 2019-06-05

EPA finalizes Trump administration’s coal-friendly climate plan Today, the EPA finalized the Trump administration's Affordable Clean Energy (ACE) plan, effectively rolling back Obama-era policies to address climate change. The Obama administration's Clea...
02:48 2019-06-20

Joe Biden unveils $5 trillion plan for climate change 'revolution' Democratic 2020 hopeful Joe Biden unveiled details of his plan to fight climate change, which would cost $5 trillion, produce net-zero emissions and institute an entirely clean energy economy within 3...
19:36 2019-06-04

NDP reveals climate plan to ease transition to green economy The measures proposed range from subsidies for the purchase of electric vehicles to easier access to employment insurance for workers in industries threatened by the move away from fossil fuels....
01:24 2019-06-01

John Delaney splits with Democrats with 'real' climate plan Presidential candidate John Delaney released a $4 trillion plan Thursday to fight climate change that calls for a carbon tax, contrasting himself with follow Democrats who have not endorsed carbon pri...
20:48 2019-05-23

Joe Biden releases $5T climate change plan that goes 'well beyond' Obama agenda Joe Biden released a $5 trillion “clean energy revolution” plan Tuesday to combat climate change, which he said is the greatest challenge facing the U.S. and world....
14:36 2019-06-04

Biden trashed by RNC for lifting parts of climate change plan The Republican National Committee piled on ex-veep Joe Biden on Wednesday after revelations that parts of his climate platform had been cribbed from other sources. “Joe Biden has been plagiarizing for...
01:36 2019-06-06

Scheer’s climate plan puts focus on ‘tech not taxes’ with $2.5B in pledges The Conservative leader's long-awaited climate plan pitches $2.5 billion in new spending that puts the emphasis on private sector green tech investments....
00:12 2019-06-20

Climate-change activists' plan to disrupt Heathrow with drones frustrated Climate-change activists who planned to disrupt Heathrow airport with drones were frustrated early on Friday as the devices failed to fly and Europe's biggest airport continued to operate as usual....
09:48 2019-09-13

Climate Activists Plan to Shutdown Heathrow Airport by Flying Toy Drones Heathrow is one of the world’s busiest airports. And that’s an exactly why climate activists plan to shut it down by flying drones next month.Read more......
17:36 2019-08-29

Britain’s first climate assembly agrees plan for council to tackle crisis Camden citizens’ proposals focus on housing, transport and green spaceBritain’s first climate assembly has agreed 17 proposals that should be implemented to tackle the climate crisis, including instal...
17:00 2019-07-21

Centrists Desperately Need a New Attack Line For Bernie Sanders' Climate Plan Climate change is one of—if not the most—pressing issues facing the next president of the United States. Donald Trump has made it clear where he is on the issue—he completely blew off a meeting about ...
20:12 2019-08-26

Climate activists plan Washington DC protest to 'disrupt workings of power' Local groups join together for an event that seeks to shut down traffic on 23 September, during the UN Climate Action SummitClimate activists will escalate their protests next month in Washington DC, ...
11:36 2019-08-28

BHP boss announces $US400m plan to combat 'indisputable' climate crisis The mining giant’s chief executive Andrew Mackenzie endorses drastic action to tackle global warmingThe chief executive of the world’s largest mining company has endorsed drastic action to combat glob...
13:12 2019-07-23

Saskatoon city council votes to continue developing climate plan If the plan is enacted as is, it would cost $19 billion over nearly 30 years. But according to city administration, it would also make more than $30 billion....
20:24 2019-08-27

Democrat Jay Inslee ties climate change into 2020 education plan Democratic presidential candidate Jay Inslee, who has made climate change the major issue in his campaign, said Friday he will incorporate the issue into his education plan....
20:36 2019-07-05

Climate activists plan to use drones to shut down Heathrow Airport next month A UK group of climate activists is planning to fly drones close to Heathrow Airport next month in a direct action they hope will shut down the country’s largest airport for days or even longer. ...
15:36 2019-08-29

Biden unveils $1.7 trillion climate plan to end U.S. carbon emissions by 2050 Former Vice President Joe Biden released a plan on Tuesday to address climate change that would pour $1.7 trillion of investment into achieving 100% clean energy and net-zero emissions by 2050, in par...
20:12 2019-06-04

U.S. presidential candidate Booker proposes $3 trillion climate change plan U.S. presidential hopeful Cory Booker unveiled a $3 trillion plan to address climate change on Tuesday, vowing to reach a 100% clean energy economy by 2045 by sharply curbing fossil fuels while invest...
13:12 2019-09-03

Renewable energy sector hails New York state's new climate plan Investors, developers and users of renewable energy at an industry conference in New York this week were buzzing about the state's ambitious plan https://www.reuters.com/article/us-climate-change-new-...
18:48 2019-06-20

Joe Biden's team alters climate policy plan after plagiarism allegations Some passages appeared to borrow from others without citationBiden campaign says citations were ‘inadvertently’ left out Joe Biden’s Democratic presidential campaign has amended his climate policy pla...
16:00 2019-06-05

Canada's Conservative leader unveils climate plan without carbon pricing Canada's Conservative Party leader unveiled his long-awaited climate and environmental plan on Wednesday that would eliminate the current federal carbon pricing program and focus on promoting green te...
00:24 2019-06-20

Biden unveils climate plan, raising corporate taxes to pay for investment Former Vice President Joe Biden released a plan on Tuesday to address climate change that included reversing Trump administration corporate tax cuts to help fund investment needed to achieve 100% clea...
14:24 2019-06-04

Climate-change activists plan to disrupt Heathrow with drones on Friday Climate-change activists plan to disrupt Heathrow airport with drones on Friday morning, despite the arrest of five of their members in a pre-emptive strike by London police....
03:00 2019-09-13

Sanders to unveil $16tn climate plan, far more aggressive than rivals' proposals Democratic presidential hopeful’s 10-year plan warns of devastating economic consequences if crisis is not addressedBernie Sanders has laid out an ambitious 10-year, $16.3tn national mobilization to a...
21:24 2019-08-22

Biden unveils climate change plan using Green New Deal as framework, after AOC criticism Warning that “we must take drastic action now to address the climate disaster facing the nation and our world,” former Vice President Joe Biden on Tuesday unveiled a wide-ranging plan to combat climat...
14:48 2019-06-04

Amazon Office Workers Plan to Strike Over Company's Inaction on Climate Change Hundreds of Amazon employees have signed a pledge to strike later this month, standing against the company’s failure to take action to fight climate change.Read more......
21:36 2019-09-09

Democratic hopeful Bennet unveils climate plan with farm, conservation focus U.S. Senator Michael Bennet, a 2020 Democratic presidential contender, unveiled a plan on Monday to tackle climate change with a focus on slashing emissions from farming and ranching and conserving ne...
15:12 2019-05-21

Presidential hopeful Inslee unveils plan to reclaim U.S. leadership on climate issue Democratic presidential hopeful Jay Inslee released a sweeping plan on Wednesday to reclaim U.S. leadership in the fight against climate change that includes proposals to resettle hundreds of thousand...
16:48 2019-06-05

Kamala Harris and Alexandria Ocasio-Cortez Release Climate ‘Equity’ Plan The Democratic candidate for president and the powerful House freshman are building on the Green New Deal with a plan to prioritize low-income communities....
00:48 2019-08-01

Bernie Sanders offers a massive climate plan. Environmentalists cheer, but will it be too much for voters? Sanders’s new $16.3 trillion climate plan would remake large sections of the U.S. economy. Many environmentalists praise its sweep, but some Democratic strategists worry it will spook centrists....
03:24 2019-08-23

Scientists, students, activists plan global strike ahead of UN climate summit On Sept. 20, millions of people are planning to walk out of their homes, workplaces and classrooms and take to the streets to demand action of climate change, three days before the UN holds an emergen...
04:48 2019-09-14

Exclusive: Germany eyes fiscal U-turn with new debt to finance climate plan Germany is considering ditching its long-cherished balanced budget policy to help finance a costly climate protection program with new debt, a senior government official said....
00:12 2019-08-09

Elizabeth Warren Unveils Climate Change Plan, Embracing Jay Inslee’s Goals Ms. Warren and four other presidential candidates are releasing climate proposals this week, as the top contenders prepare for a prime-time forum on global warming....
19:00 2019-09-04

Canada’s Inuit release climate plan to counter ‘life-and-death situation’ Climate change affects all parts of life in the North and any plan to deal with it must be just as wide-ranging, says a strategy document to be released Friday by Canada's Inuit....
17:36 2019-06-07

Elizabeth Warren Unveils $3 Trillion Climate Plan, Embracing Inslee’s Goals Ms. Warren and four other presidential candidates are releasing climate proposals this week, as the top contenders prepare for a prime-time forum on global warming....
02:48 2019-09-04

Greta Thunberg 'wants a concrete plan, not just nice words' to fight climate crisis Young activists will pressure world leaders to address crisis, says 16-year-old Swedish activist in Guardian interviewUnprecedented pressure exerted by young activists will push world leaders to addre...
16:24 2019-08-29

German Finance Minister sees no need yet to abandon balanced budget over climate plan The German government has enough other options to consider for funding a planned climate package before it needs to discuss sacrificing its "black zero" balanced-budget policy, Finance Minister Olaf S...
13:12 2019-09-16

Greens accuse Merkel of 'voodoo fiscal policy', want new debt for climate plan The leader of Germany's surging Greens party, a likely coalition partner in any new government, raised the pressure on Chancellor Angela Merkel's conservatives on Monday to ditch their balanced budget...
23:12 2019-08-12

Kamala Harris risks scorn of enviros for failing to craft climate plan Despite having endorsed the Green New Deal, some activists say Democratic 2020 candidate Kamala Harris risks blunting her rise in the polls after a strong performance in the first Democratic debate if...
07:36 2019-07-05

Daily on Energy: The part of Bernie Sanders’ plan that has climate experts worried Subscribe today to the Washington Examiner magazine and get Washington Briefing: politics and policy stories that will keep you up to date with what's going on in Washington. SUBSCRIBE NOW: Just $1.00...
22:36 2019-08-26

Accused Terrorists Use Loopholes to Tap Frozen Funds Loopholes in U.N. Security Council sanctions procedures are allowing blacklisted al Qaeda and Islamic State terrorists and their supporters to tap their bank accounts despite a U.N. asset freeze, acco...
07:36 2019-06-20

Bernie Sanders Releases $16 Trillion Climate Plan That Declares Issue a National Emergency (PARADISE, Calif.) — Democratic presidential candidate Bernie Sanders released a $16.3 trillion climate plan Thursday that builds on the Green New Deal and calls for the United States to move to...
03:48 2019-08-23

For 84 Glorious Seconds, CBS Grilled the Hell Out of Steve Scalise's Awful Climate Change Plan It was brief, and it was interrupted by a line of questioning so soft the segment could have been mistaken for a Fox News hit, but for one minute and 24 seconds, CBS This Morning co-host Tony Dokoupil...
02:36 2019-06-15

Democratic debate: The climate change plan that got buried by last night's Biden-Harris bickering Washington Gov. Jay Inslee says he is the Democratic Party's climate change candidate. Polls show that Americans, especially younger Americans, rate climate change as a key issue. But it gets rel...
13:12 2019-08-01

Joe Biden unveils $1.7 trillion climate plan, paid for by reversing Trump corporate tax cuts Biden would push for net-zero emissions by 2050, reenter the Paris climate accords and ban new oil and gas permits on public lands and waters, among other initiatives....
16:12 2019-06-04

Presidential hopeful Harris' climate plan to draw on her experience suing polluters: sources U.S. presidential hopeful Kamala Harris’ campaign is finalizing a plan to tackle climate change that will center on cracking down on fossil fuel companies and protecting poor neighborhoods from the wo...
00:24 2019-08-29

Galaxy Note 10+, Alternate Internets, and Bernie's Climate Plan: Best Gizmodo Stories of the Week This week at Gizmodo, we took a long, hard look at what could have been with our Alternate Internet series, cataloging some of the ways the web could have been different—or still could be. While we di...
05:24 2019-08-26

Climate Town Hall: Harris Releases $10 Trillion Plan Ahead of Tonight’s Event Senator Kamala Harris is one of 10 candidates participating in a CNN forum on climate change, the first such prime-time event in a presidential campaign....
12:48 2019-09-04

2020 candidate John Delaney pitches vastly unusual climate change plan Maryland congressman wants to capture carbon dioxide pollution heating the planet and transport it in pipelines criss-crossing USThe first three Democratic presidential candidates to declare their pla...
22:36 2019-05-23

UEFA tightens rules on Kosovo, but leaves loopholes UEFA is tightening its rules to stop countries which don't recognize Kosovo from excluding its national soccer team, but has left some loopholes        ...
19:48 2019-05-29

Bernie Sanders says he'd back US funding for Third World abortions, birth control as part of climate plan Sen. Bernie Sanders, a top contender for the Democratic Party's 2020 presidential nomination, said Wednesday that he would support U.S. taxpayer-funded programs in developing countries that administer...
17:24 2019-09-05

Heathrow drone protest: Climate activists plan to disrupt airport with drones despite five members being arrested Climate activists plan to disrupt Heathrow by flying drones today despite the arrest of five of the group's members in a pre-emptive strike by police....
22:36 2019-09-13

How Loopholes Help Trump and Other Real Estate Moguls Avoid Taxes The ability to deduct business losses against income tax is common. But there are myriad other benefits, all legal, created specifically for commercial real estate....
20:48 2019-05-22

F1 creates aero group to find 2021 loopholes in same way teams try Formula 1 has established a 'rule breaking' group using its top aerodynamic engineering staff to try and expose potential loopholes that could stop the 2021 regulations successfully improving racing...
20:36 2019-07-19

Trump says he will push to close background check loopholes for gun buys U.S. President Donald Trump said on Wednesday his administration would seek to fill in background check loopholes for gun purchases after Democrats accused him of reversing course on gun control measu...
19:24 2019-08-21

CITES: Elephant ivory ban upheld, but legal loopholes remain The CITES wildlife summit voted down proposals for one-off ivory sales. But with loopholes continuing to drive elephant poaching, the exctinct woolly mammoth could help protect the endangered animals....
15:48 2019-08-23

Democratic primary voters overwhelmingly prefer Alexandria Ocasio-Cortez's Green New Deal to Joe Biden's climate plan Cliff Owen/AP Images Democratic primary voters prefer more ambitious plans to fight climate change over former Vice President Joe Biden's less aggressive proposal, according to new INSIDER polling. 4...
01:36 2019-06-22

Wealth Matters: How Loopholes Help Trump and Other Real Estate Moguls Avoid Taxes The ability to deduct business losses against income tax is common. But there are myriad other benefits, all legal, created specifically for commercial real estate....
00:12 2019-05-22

Gartner, IDC agree that PC sales are up—but they don’t agree what a PC is Enlarge / Does this Chromebook count as a traditional PC? Gartner says no, IDC says yes. (credit: Valentina Palladino) We've been hearing for quite some time that the traditional PC is dying, but it...
01:48 2019-07-13

In wake of 2016 election, Facebook tightens political ad rules – but leaves loopholes Anyone wanting to run ads pertaining to elections, politics or social issues must confirm their identity and prove they are in the U.S.       ...
02:48 2019-08-29

CBP official supports pentagon troop surge at southern border, calls for criminal loopholes to be closed Customs and Border Protection (CBP) Commissioner Robert Perez said he supports sending 1,000 more national guard troops to the U.S. southern border and advocated for closing immigration loopholes to d...
00:24 2019-07-10

DHS chief decries 'child recycling' at border, recalls migrant who ‘bought’ infant for $80 to exploit loopholes Acting Homeland Security Secretary Kevin McAleenan relayed a stunning account Thursday of how a 51-year-old man “bought” a 6-month-old child in order to exploit loopholes in the U.S. immigration syste...
23:24 2019-07-18

Monday’s Daily Brief: US-DPRK relationship reset, ‘Horrific’ Kabul bombing, Anti-conscription plan in Syria, Climate change heat stress, Security Council in Iraq This Monday, we cover: Guterres welcomes possible US-DPRK diplomatic upgrade; Taliban attack hits schools; UN-Syria action plan on child soldiers; Climate change heat stress impacts economy; and first...
00:36 2019-07-02

We must mobilise for the climate emergency like we do in war time. Where is the climate minister? | Ian Dunlop and David Spratt Unfortunately, much scientific knowledge produced for climate policy-making is conservative and reticentThe second Morrison ministry contains no one with nominal responsibility for “climate” in any se...
03:36 2019-06-03

Climate cartoons: an illustrated guide to a major new climate crisis poll The Guardian’s comic artist Susie Cagle draws some conclusions from a major CBS News poll released today as part of Covering Climate NowRead the full poll results: ‘Americans are waking up’CBS News su...
18:12 2019-09-15

'Historic moment' for indigenous people at climate talks, new climate leader says Climate leader Pasang Dolma Sherpa has just been elected to head the Local Communities and Indigenous Peoples Platform in climate talks. She says indigenous people now finally have a voice to tackle t...
21:00 2019-06-27

Indian Climate Activist To Participate In First UN Youth Climate Summit A young climate activist from India is among 100 outstanding climate champions selected from around the world for a special ''Green Ticket'' that will help them travel to the UN headquarters next......
11:48 2019-08-23

Guardian tells staff to use ‘climate crisis’ instead of ‘climate change’ Britain’s Guardian newspaper is officially changing its language concerning climate change, opting to call it instead “climate emergency, crisis or breakdown.” Editor-in-chief Katharine Viner ad...
14:33 2019-05-21

NHC says 60% chance of cyclone near Windward Islands A low pressure system located about 1,100 miles (1,770 km) east-southeast of the Windward Islands has a 60% chance of becoming a tropical cyclone in the next 48 hours, the U.S. National Hurricane Cent...
10:36 2019-08-24

Cheap cell phone plan from Tello: save 50% off any plan for a month If you're looking for a cheap cell phone plan that doesn't involve complicated contracts, then you've come to the right place. Tello, a low-cost cell phone carrier, is offering 50% off ...
17:24 2019-05-21

Elizabeth Warren gains momentum in the 2020 race plan by plan The senator’s ‘I have a plan’ mantra has become a rallying cry as she edges her way to the top – but is it enough to get past the roadblocks of Biden and Sanders?Plan by plan, Elizabeth Warren is maki...
08:36 2019-06-09

The perfect islands where horses play in the surf Mozambique's Bazaruto Archipelago offers secluded, beautiful island beach escapes with luxury lodge accommodations, diving, snorkeling and swimming plus encounters with horses....
23:00 2019-06-07

4 Killed In 6.8-Magnitude Earthquake Off Indonesia Islands A powerful undersea earthquake that struck off the Indonesian islands of Sumatra and Java has killed four people and damaged hundreds of buildings, the nation's disaster agency said on Saturday....
15:12 2019-08-03

Wildfire prompts evacuations in Canary Islands A wildfire in the Canary Islands led to the evacuation of a small town in Gran Canaria island on Saturday, and officials said the blaze had a "great potential" to spread....
01:24 2019-08-18

US may dump 1.5 tons of rat poison on Farallon Islands A US government agency is proposing using 1.5 tons of rat poison to limit the spread of an invasive rodent problem in the Farallon Islands, located 30 miles off the coast of San Francisco. The US Fish...
00:24 2019-07-09

How students are learning about 9/11 at Sky Islands High School TUCSON – Wednesday morning, Sky Islands Public High School held a presentation for students to learn more about the history of the September 11 terrorist attacks. Lucas Bogard, a teacher at the...
23:00 2019-09-12

| 5 000 evacuated as Canary Islands wildfire rages A raging wildfire on the Spanish holiday island of Gran Canaria forced the evacuation of some 5 000 people, authorities said, warning it could take days for the blaze to be brought under control....
05:48 2019-08-20

How students are learning about 9-11 at Sky Islands High School TUCSON – Wednesday morning, Sky Islands Public High School held a presentation for students to learn more about the history of the September 11th terrorist attacks. Lucas Bogard, a teacher at t...
11:24 2019-09-12

Parts of Marshall Islands more radioactive than Chernobyl Radiation levels across parts of the Marshall Islands in the Pacific Ocean, where the United States tested nuclear bombs during the Cold War, are higher than areas contaminated by the Chernobyl and Fu...
13:12 2019-07-17

Climate action: Can we change the climate from the grassroots up? The past couple of years will likely go down in history as the ones when climate change really hit. Maybe also, however, as the ones in which people started to hit back. DW looks at some civil society...
14:24 2019-06-13

Should We Be Calling Climate Change a 'Climate Crisis'? How we talk about climate change is rapidly shifting as the ramifications of unchecked carbon pollution become ever clearer. The Guardian sped that shift along last week, when it updated its style gui...
09:24 2019-05-22

‘My Plan B Is Maybe My Plan A’: Trump Threatens New Tariffs on China President Trump played down the importance of securing a trade deal with Beijing as he prepared to meet with President Xi Jinping of China this weekend....
20:12 2019-06-27

Ramos sets record in Spain’s win over Faeroe Islands TORSHAVN, Faeroe Islands (AP) — The Spanish soccer federation says Sergio Ramos has become the player with most wins with a national team after Spain defeated the Faeroe Islands 4-1 in qualifying for ...
02:24 2019-06-08

Tropical Storm Dorian heads toward Windward islands The government of Barbados is urging residents of the eastern Caribbean island to remain vigilant even as Tropical Storm Dorian appeared to have done little damage as it heads toward the northern Wind...
11:12 2019-08-27

Evacuees fleeing Canary Islands wildfire rise to 8,000 Around 8,000 people have been evacuated as firefighters battle an out-of-control wildfire on Gran Canaria in Spain's Canary Islands, authorities said on Monday....
14:24 2019-08-19

Hurricane heads for Florida after brushing Caribbean islands Hurricane Dorian is moving over open waters after doing limited damage in Puerto Rico and the Virgin Islands, though forecasters warn it is gaining strength and is likely to grow into a dangerous stor...
08:00 2019-08-29

Canary Islands authorities evacuate 4,000 as wildfire spreads A wildfire sweeping across Gran Canaria in the Canary Islands led to the evacuation of 4,000 people on Sunday and officials warned tackling the blaze was being complicated by a combination of high tem...
21:24 2019-08-18

Alleged migrant smugglers arrested on Greek islands Greek police have arrested 15 people suspected of facilitating migrant smuggling on two Greek islands. There are reports they charged up to €6,000 to make false travel documents....
22:24 2019-07-18

Endurance athlete attempts to swim between Caribbean islands Endurance athlete Cameron Bellamy will attempt an unprecedented 150km swim from Barbados to St Lucia on Friday in an effort to complete the longest ocean swim in history....
20:12 2019-09-12

Hurricane Dorian: Bahamas Abaco Islands 'decimated' At least seven people have been killed in the Bahamas and officials expect the number to rise. The hurricane battered the region for more than 30 hours, leaving a trail of destruction....
15:12 2019-09-04

5 Mediterranean Islands the Tourist Mobs Haven't Invaded Yet Attention: Summer-vacation procrastinators. We’ve identified five Mediterranean islands that offer fabulous food, accommodations and seascapes but remain well-kept secrets—for now....
17:12 2019-07-05

Australia prime minister offers more aid to Solomon Islands CANBERRA, Australia (AP) — Australia’s prime minister says his nation will boost spending on infrastructure in the Solomon Islands, but notes the increased aid commitment is not linked to the So...
07:36 2019-06-03

UK suffers crushing defeat in UN vote on Chagos Islands General assembly strongly condemns British occupation of Indian Ocean territoryThe United Nations general assembly has overwhelmingly backed a motion condemning Britain’s occupation of the remote Chag...
22:12 2019-05-22

Storm Dorian likely to strengthen as it churns toward Caribbean islands Tropical Storm Dorian was likely to strengthen into a hurricane during the next two days as it churned westward in the Caribbean Sea, putting Puerto Rico, the Lesser Antilles and the Virgin Islands on...
20:36 2019-08-25

2019 Caribbean travel warnings: What islands are safe? The U.S. has issued travel warnings across the Caribbean citing crime, even at exclusive resorts. But at least 12 islands are considered safe.       ...
13:12 2019-07-24

UK suffers major UN defeat over Chagos Islands decolonization The United Nations General Assembly has voted overwhelmingly to condemn the UK's continued occupation of the Chagos Islands -- a humiliating defeat for London on its continued colonial legacy....
09:36 2019-05-23

Thousands try to flee hurricane-devastated Bahamas islands Hundreds of people fled the Bahamas island of Great Abaco by boat on Friday and thousands more tried to get on a cruise ship leaving neighboring Grand Bahama to escape the catastrophic aftermath of Hu...
03:12 2019-09-07

Russia protests over G20 map it says showed disputed islands as Japan's Russia's Ministry of Foreign Affairs has issued a formal diplomatic protest to Japan after accusing Tokyo of circulating a map at its G20 summit showing a disputed island chain as Japanese territory, ...
16:00 2019-07-04

Australia PM in Solomon Islands to build ties with eye on China Prime Minister Scott Morrison arrived in the Solomon Islands on Sunday, the first visit by an Australian leader in more than a decade as Western nations seek to rein in China's influence in the Pacifi...
10:36 2019-06-02

UN demands Britain end rule of Chagos Islands in 6 months The U.N. General Assembly has voted overwhelmingly to demand that Britain end its “colonial administration” of the Chagos Archipelago, which includes the U.S. air base on Diego Garcia...
00:12 2019-05-23

British deal with US over Chagos Islands not its finest hour It was not Britain's finest hour.  In the mid-60s Harold Wilson wanted Polaris missiles, the US sought a base in the middle of the Indian Ocean.  ...
18:12 2019-05-23

Galápagos Islands: outcry after Ecuador allows US military to use airstrip Political row sparked after government gave US permission to use island for anti-narcotics flightsThe Galápagos Islands are at the centre of political row in Ecuador after the government agreed to all...
01:48 2019-06-18

Britain Dealt Defeat at U.N. Over Its Control of Chagos Islands United Nations members voted 116 to 6 in support of a resolution demanding that Britain give Mauritius the Chagos Islands, home to an important American military base....
03:48 2019-05-23

Greenland is off the market – but which other islands or towns could Donald Trump buy? From Chilean isles to whole Italian villages, it is possible to purchase a lot of property in a hurry, even for non-billionairesIt’s been a while since the United States went around buying up bits of ...
08:00 2019-08-22

"Environmental Tragedy" As Canary Islands Fire Out Of Control A fire raged out of control on the Spanish holiday island of Gran Canaria Monday, forcing evacuations as flames rose so high even water-dropping planes could not operate in what was dubbed an......
09:48 2019-08-20

China threatens UK with military response over disputed islands China has warned Britain against sailing ships through disputed waters in the South China Sea, saying that such a move would be "hostile" and hinting that Beijing would be forced to responded militari...
06:48 2019-09-10

FBI searches Jeffrey Epstein's home in Virgin Islands News of the search came days after Jeffrey Epstein, a former friend of Presidents Donald Trump and Bill Clinton, died from an apparent suicide while in jail in Manhattan, where he faced child sex traf...
09:48 2019-08-13

Solomon Islands: bay hit by oil spill suffers second contamination crisis An estimated 5,000 tonnes of bauxite has spilled into Kangava Bay, where a tanker ran aground in FebruaryA second major spill has hit the pristine Solomon Islands bay where a bulk carrier ran aground ...
07:48 2019-07-05

Artificial Scottish islands are thousands of years older than thought Ancient inhabitants of Scotland built islands in the country’s lochs, with most thought to be about 2800 years old – but several actually date back 5600 years...
14:24 2019-06-12

At least 5 are dead in Bahamas as Hurricane Dorian continues to slam islands The historic storm hovered over the islands after virtually grinding to a halt, pounding the islands with record winds, rain and storm surge.        ...
16:48 2019-09-03

Canary Islands wildfire prompts 9,000 evacuations; reaches park An out-of-control wildfire on Gran Canaria in Spain's Canary Islands kept spreading on Monday, increasing to 9,000 the number of people evacuated from eight municipalities and reaching a natural park,...
20:12 2019-08-19

Radiation Levels at the Marshall Islands Remain Disturbingly High An analysis of soil samples, ocean sediment, and fruits from the Marshall Islands—the site of nearly 70 nuclear weapons tests during the 1940s and 1950s—has revealed alarmingly high levels of radiatio...
21:48 2019-07-15

Japan wants to hire guards for contested islands also claimed by China Japan's National Police Agency has asked the government to pay for more than 100 police officers to guard the country's remote territories, including a group of contested islands that are also claimed...
13:48 2019-09-04

Marshall Islands says beer named after Bikini Atoll unacceptable A Texas-based beer company is facing backlash after it named a beer Bikini Atoll, the site of U.S. nuclear tests that led to contamination.       ...
13:00 2019-08-16

Canary Islands wildfire stable but continues to burn, acting PM says A wildfire in the popular tourist island of Gran Canaria has been stabilised but continues to burn, Spain's acting prime minister said on Thursday, promising that the thousands affected by the fire wo...
18:36 2019-08-22

9,000 People Forced to Evacuate Over Wildfire in Spain’s Canary Islands (LISBON, Portugal) — An out-of-control wildfire in Spain’s Canary Islands was throwing flames 50 meters (160 feet) into the air on Monday, forcing emergency workers to evacuate more than 9...
20:12 2019-08-19

Are artificial islands the answer to Hong Kong’s housing crisis? Will a $60bn development to house 1.1 million people help to ease the world’s most unaffordable property market or is it simply ‘pouring money into the sea’?Was your city planned from scratch? Share y...
07:36 2019-07-12

Fascinating Artifacts from the Battle of the Egadi Islands are Pulled from the Depths Underwater archaeologists have recovered a treasure trove of artifacts off the coast of Sicily from the site of the first ancient naval battle ever discovered , including warship rams, helmets, armor,...
07:24 2019-08-02

Jeffrey Epstein an ‘evil genius’ for filing will in the Virgin Islands Jeffrey Epstein is still making trouble for his alleged victims from the grave. By filing his will in the US Virgin Islands, the pedophile added another layer of difficulty for his sex-abuse accusers ...
10:12 2019-08-21

Climbing and diving on Kalymnos: an Aegean islands adventure continues Kalymnos, second hop on our tour of lesser-known islands, has many rock-climbing highlights – and some sweet spots for scuba diving• Read part 1 of Kevin’s odyssey: IkariaI’m sitting on the shady pati...
09:12 2019-08-05

Raging Canary Islands wildfire sparks mass evacuation Hundreds of people have been evacuated as firefighters on the island of Gran Canaria try to bring a huge wildfire under control. Police have detained a man who allegedly started the fire using welding...
03:00 2019-08-12

South Korea starts drills at Japan-claimed islands South Korea's navy has launched a drill around a group of small islands claimed by both Tokyo and Seoul as the feud between the two countries escalates. Japan said the islands were "obviously" part of...
14:00 2019-08-25

Beijing vows to defend 'islands and rocks' in the South China Sea A high-level colonel in the Chinese military admits there's a possibility of a "miscalculation" in the South China Sea, but defended China's "need" to protect what Beijing deems as its terri...
06:48 2019-06-03

Atlantic tropical disturbance may develop as it approaches Leeward Islands A disturbance over the central Atlantic is the only feature that has a chance of development in the next week, but that system is forecast to approach the Leeward Islands....
19:48 2019-08-02

China launches exercises on disputed Paracel Islands, report says China continues to engage in exercises in the South China Sea despite recent protest from ASEAN member states, according to a Vietnamese press report....
20:36 2019-08-06

Spared by Dorian, Florida’s Bahamians Give Back to Islands Bahamians helped build South Florida in the 1800s. Now the descendants of those early settlers are engaged in a frantic effort to help storm victims in the country many still cherish as home....
09:24 2019-09-08

Mauritius says Pope visit supports claim to Chagos Islands Authorities in Mauritius cast remarks from Pope Francis during a visit on Monday as a boost for their claim to a chain of islands held by Britain, including one rented to the United States for the Die...
19:36 2019-09-09

Solomon Islands poised to switch allegiance from Taiwan to China Pacific nation is one of the few countries that recognise Taiwan, but this may soon changeThe Solomon Islands intends to sever diplomatic ties with Taiwan and align itself with Beijing, the leader of ...
21:00 2019-09-06

Small islands might be the first to achieve a full-electric transport system At a recent talk on the UK’s energy sector, the head of an electric utility company claimed that “the problem of decarbonizing our electricity sector is fixed”. Eyebrows were raised at this, but his p...
16:36 2019-06-30

Japan to hire guards for contested islands also claimed by China Japan's National Police Agency has asked the government to pay for more than 100 police officers to guard the country's remote territories, including a group of contested islands that are also claimed...
06:12 2019-09-05

Want to help the Bahamas recover from Hurricane Dorian? Visit its popular islands The Bahamas Ministry of Tourism & Aviation is urging people to help the group of islands recover as a whole by continuing to visit the other islands.       ...
00:36 2019-09-12

Chagos Islands: isolated UK faces thrashing in UN vote on ownership General assembly expected to vote in favour of UK relinquishing control of Indian Ocean archipelago claimed by MauritiusThe UK is facing a diplomatic rout at the United Nations on Wednesday when the g...
14:48 2019-05-21

Japan To Set Up Police Unit To Patrol Disputed Islands In East China Sea Japan will launch a special police unit equipped with submachine guns and helicopters to patrol disputed isles in the East China Sea -- a source of tension between Tokyo and Beijing, according to......
13:36 2019-09-02

Seas rise, hope sinks: Tuvalu's vanishing islands – in pictures One of the world’s most climate-vulnerable countries is already suffering floods, droughts and coral bleachingAll photographs by Sean Gallagher Continue reading......
10:00 2019-05-27

In Abaco Islands, lives shattered by Hurricane Dorian’s devastation to the Bahamas MARSH HARBOUR, Bahamas — About a week after Hurricane Dorian ravaged the Abaco Islands as the strongest hurricane to hit the Bahamas on record, those remaining here at the site of the devastation said...
01:12 2019-09-09

Solomon Islands eyes shift in diplomatic ties to China from Taiwan The Solomon Islands, one of Taiwan's few remaining diplomatic allies, has formed a team of ministers to talk to Beijing ahead of a possible switch in ties that could be unveiled as early as this week,...
06:00 2019-09-02

Farne Islands seabirds in danger as heavy rain kills chicks National Trust says species decline apparent as climate crisis brings more frequent destructive storms in summerSeabirds nesting on the remote Farne Islands have been hit by heavy rain which has kille...
18:36 2019-06-27

Radiation levels in Marshall Islands still exceed Fukushima, Chernobyl: study Radiation levels across the Marshall Islands in the central Pacific Ocean, where the United States conducted more than 65 nuclear tests during the Cold War, are still alarmingly high — even higher tha...
05:36 2019-07-16

Mass graves found on Scottish islands may be ancient tsunami victims A rare tsunami may have struck the islands of Shetland and Orkney off the UK’s north coast 5500 years ago, killing dozens of people who had to be hastily buried...
14:39 2019-05-21

Parts of the Marshall Islands are more radioactive than Chernobyl and Fukushima, study finds Radiation levels across parts of the Marshall Islands in the Pacific Ocean, where the United States tested nuclear bombs during the Cold War, are higher than areas contaminated by the Chernobyl and Fu...
12:01 2019-07-17

Abaco Islands, at a Remove From the Bahamas’ Resorts, Feel Hurricane’s Wrath The small islands, sparsely populated by fishermen, manual laborers and migrants from Haiti, reportedly had thousands of homes damaged or destroyed by Hurricane Dorian....
07:36 2019-09-03

Russia unsure if Japan-U.S. treaty revision will affect islands dispute Russia will need to wait for the United States and Japan to revise their security treaty before deciding how it is going to affect Moscow-Tokyo talks on disputed islands, Russian Deputy Foreign Minist...
19:01 2019-06-29

Solomon Islands to sever ties with Taiwan, shift alliance to Beijing The Solomon Islands intends to sever diplomatic ties with Taiwan and align itself with Beijing, the leader of a high-level government team representing the South Pacific archipelago has said....
11:12 2019-09-05

Abaco Islands, at a Remove From the Bahamas’ Resorts, Feel Dorian’s Wrath The small islands, sparsely populated by fishermen, manual laborers and migrants from Haiti, reportedly had thousands of homes damaged or destroyed by Hurricane Dorian....
17:12 2019-09-03

Southwest expands Hawaii flights with $99 fares as tourists flock to the islands Southwest Airlines is expanding its Hawaii network with more flights from cities in California and between islands, pushing down competitor's shares....
14:12 2019-08-16

414 million pieces of plastic found on remote Australian islands: Study Almost 1 million shoes and over 370,000 toothbrushes -- they're among the 414 million pieces of plastic found washed ashore on the remote Cocos (Keeling) Islands, according to new research....
14:39 2019-05-21

US may dump over 1.5 tons of rat poison on Farallon Islands to halt invasive rodents A U.S. government agency is proposing the deployment of 1.5 tons of rat poison to limit the spread of an invasive rodent problem in the Farallon Islands, located 30 miles off the coast of San Francisc...
00:36 2019-07-08

Dorian becomes hurricane near US Virgin Islands, may threaten Florida as Category 3 storm The fourth named storm of the hurricane season, Tropical Storm Dorian, strengthened overnight Wednesday as it continues to spin toward the Virgin Islands, Puerto Rico and the Bahamas — and by the week...
21:12 2019-08-28

Solomon Islands says 'business as usual' with Taiwan as it mulls diplomatic switch to China Solomon Islands said on Monday that its diplomatic ties with Taiwan were stable, giving the assurance even as China woos the Pacific nation with a development fund if it switches alliance from Taipei ...
19:36 2019-09-09

Hurricane Dorian Updates: Five Dead in the Bahamas as Storm Continues Its Assault on the Islands The Category 4 storm came to a standstill as it pummeled the Bahamas. It is expected to move “dangerously close” to the Florida coast on Tuesday night....
05:48 2019-09-03

Bahamas government denies reports it discouraged Dorian aid to shattered Abaco Islands The Bahamian government has denied allegations that officials are rejecting or stalling aid for the Abaco Islands in a bid to pressure remaining residents to evacuate....
14:36 2019-09-11

Are the Hawaii protests working? Telescope backers seek permit in Canary Islands Amid the fourth week of protests, backers of the Thirty Meter Telescope are reportedly seeking a permit for an alternative site in the Canary Islands.        ...
13:24 2019-08-06

Russia, Japan make progress in joint activities on disputed islands: Putin Russia and Japan have moved forward in setting up joint economic activities on a disputed chain of islands, President Vladimir Putin said on Saturday after discussing a peace treaty with Japanese Prim...
15:00 2019-06-29

Radiation levels in Marshall Islands higher than Fukushima, Chernobyl, study finds Radiation levels across the Marshall Islands in the central Pacific Ocean, where the United States conducted more than 65 nuclear tests during the Cold War, are still alarmingly high — even higher tha...
13:36 2019-07-16

Hurricane Dorian Live Updates: Category 1 Storm Hits Virgin Islands The storm slammed the Virgin Islands and skirted Puerto Rico on Wednesday with high winds and drenching rains. By Monday, it could be threatening Florida as a Category 3 hurricane....
01:12 2019-08-29

Radiation levels at Marshall Islands test sites 10 times greater than Chernobyl More than a half-century after the United States government ended nuclear tests on the Marshall Islands, radiation levels are still dangerously high....
19:48 2019-07-16

Hurricane Dorian strengthens to Cat 1 storm as it slams Virgin Islands, threatens Florida Hurricane Dorian is blowing through the Virgin Islands and is expected to reach Florida as a Category 3 hurricane by Monday. As it gets stronger, the main part of the storm is no longer expected to hi...
21:36 2019-08-28

Tropical Storm Dorian heads for Caribbean islands, threatening to become a Category 1 hurricane Forecasters issued tropical storm warnings for several Caribbean islands as strengthening Tropical Storm Dorian approached the region Monday.        ...
00:24 2019-08-28

People In Assam's River Islands Miss Citizen List Hearings Due To Floods The Assam floods have left the state paralysed, with around three dozen people killed and 54 lakh displaced. People living on islands along the Brahmaputra river are facing another problem....
01:24 2019-07-19

Paradise lost: 400 million pieces of trash discovered on beaches of remote tropical islands We know trash is everywhere on Earth, all the way from the top of Mount Everest to the very bottom of the ocean. Now, giant mounds of it are even washing up on the shores of otherwise pristine tro...
15:36 2019-05-21

Nuclear waste, rising seas and Trump: Marshall Islands struggles to stay above water The Marshall Islands is literally struggling to stay above water but its President Hilda Heine told Reuters she had saved her breath rather than try to persuade U.S. President Donald Trump to hear its...
19:00 2019-06-21

China offers development fund for Solomon Islands if it breaks ties with Taiwan government China is offering to bankroll a development fund for the Solomon Islands in the South Pacific if it switches diplomatic ties from Taiwan to Beijing, a parliamentary committee in the small island natio...
14:12 2019-09-05

Jeffrey Epstein's alleged sex trafficking involved locations in NY, Virgin Islands, Florida, NM ranch: attorney Billionaire financier and registered sex offender Jeffrey Epstein is due in court Monday following an arrest on new charges that he trafficked young girls across state lines including New York, the Vi...
03:12 2019-07-08

Hurricane Dorian's Bahamas death toll rises to 44 as dozens of rescue, recovery crews descend on islands The death toll from Hurricane Dorian in the Bahamas has risen to 44 after battering the islands of Abaco and Grand Bahama for more than a day and a half last week, according to the health minister....
03:12 2019-09-09

Spain 4-0 Faroe Islands: Rodrigo Moreno and Paco Alcacer net two apiece in easy Euro 2020 qualifying win Two goals apiece from Rodrigo Moreno and Paco Alcacer gave Spain a comfortable 4-0 win over the Faroe Islands in Euro 2020 qualifying in Gijon on Sunday night....
01:36 2019-09-09

Man becomes first person to paddleboard across Pacific Ocean A Spanish endurance athlete has become the first man to paddleboard across the Pacific Ocean — an epic 2,900-mile solo voyage from San Francisco to Hawaii lasting 76 days. Antonio de la Rosa, 50...
21:48 2019-08-26

US Navy adds powerful new missile in Pacific Somewhere in the Pacific, a stealthy United States Navy warship is carrying new weapons that analysts say could help to tilt the balance of power in contested areas like the South China Sea....
17:00 2019-09-11

Australia's 'Pacific Guantanamo' Quietly Emptied Only a handful of people remained at a remote migrant detention centre on Papua New Guinea's Manus Island Tuesday, as authorities quietly empty a facility often dubbed "Australia's Guantanamo"....
23:00 2019-09-10

Hurricane Barbara close to Category 5 far out in Pacific A powerful Hurricane Barbara has rapidly gained strength and is close to growing into a Category 5 storm Tuesday night as it pushes out over the eastern Pacific Ocean, far from land...
07:24 2019-07-03

5G Adoption Will Be Slow Across Asia-Pacific: Moody's Moody's Investors Service had said that current business case for 5G is not compelling and adoption will be slow across Asia-Pacific. Lack of demand and a clear business case for deployment are likely...
18:36 2019-07-01

2018: A “Bizarre Year” for the Asia-Pacific Judging by the headline-grabbing events from the Korean Peninsula to India, China, Japan and Australia, social mood across the region is in flux. Watch our Asian-Pacific Financial Forecast editor, Mar...
04:36 2019-05-22

NZ to fund NZ$10m to support Pacific cybersecurity strategy Over the next five years, the New Zealand government will support Pacific countries as they secure their infrastructure and data, enhance online safety, and implement new cyber crime laws....
05:48 2019-09-13

Netflix's 'Pacific Rim' anime will debut in 2020 Netflix's anime adaptation of Pacific Rim will emerge from the depths when it hits the streaming service sometime next year. The animated expansion of the giant mech saga will run for at least tw...
23:36 2019-07-04

China not seeking 'sphere of influence' in Pacific, Xi says China is not seeking a sphere of influence in Pacific Ocean island states, President Xi Jinping told the visiting prime minister of Vanuatu amid fears in Western capitals of China's growing role in th...
03:12 2019-05-29

First East Pacific hurricane fades to a low off Mexico MEXICO CITY (AP) — The first hurricane of the Eastern Pacific season has weakened into a remnant low pressure system far off the coast of Mexico. Alvin’s maximum sustained winds hit nearly 75 mp...
21:48 2019-06-29

Hate makes a comeback in the Pacific Northwest SPOKANE, Wash. (AP) — Nearly two decades after the Aryan Nations compound was demolished in northern Idaho, far-right extremists are again drawing attention in the Pacific Northwest. While white natio...
21:12 2019-05-25

Alvin becomes first hurricane of 2019 Pacific season Alvin became the first hurricane of the 2019 tropical season and could be just the first of several tropical systems to travel through the Eastern Pacific in the coming week....
05:00 2019-06-29

In the South Pacific, a Humpback Whale Karaoke Lounge Male humpbacks sing songs that are distinctive to their breeding grounds. A gathering spot 700 miles from New Zealand may explain why the songs evolve from year to year....
22:36 2019-09-11

Spanish man paddles across Pacific Ocean from California to Hawaii He ate dehydrated food, using heated water, and sometimes fished. He paddled eight-to-10 hours daily and slept every night. But he was always tired because he woke up hourly to check on his gear....
04:24 2019-08-27

Cathay Pacific Says Its Chairman John Slosar Retiring Cathay Pacific announced Wednesday its chairman John Slosar is stepping down to retire, the latest high-profile executive to leave the troubled airline after it drew Beijing's ire over pro-democracy.....
12:24 2019-09-04

Chinese space station Tiangong-2 is about to burn up over the Pacific The final hours for China’s Tiangong-2 space station are at hand, as the 8-ton piece of hardware will fall to earth, or rather sea, some time in the next 20 hours or so in a controlled deorbit m...
03:36 2019-07-19

Canada reapproves contentious Pacific coast pipeline TORONTO (AP) — Canada’s federal government has once again approved the contentious Trans Mountain pipeline expansion that would nearly triple the flow of oil from the Alberta oil sands to the Pa...
23:36 2019-06-18

Australia signals Indo-Pacific focus for Five Eyes Defence Minister Linda Reynolds says Australian-US cooperation will be about coordinating the nation's respective Indo-Pacific strategies, with an emphasis on developing "complementarities" and buildi...
07:36 2019-06-13

Eastern Pacific Ocean gives birth to Tropical Storm Ivo Newly formed Tropical Storm Ivo is forecast to hug the west coast of Mexico into this weekend, while a second feature is now much less likely to have significant impact on Hawaii early next week....
12:12 2019-08-22

First East Pacific hurricane forms, then weakens off Mexico MEXICO CITY (AP) — The first hurricane of the Eastern Pacific season has formed and faded far off the coast of Mexico. The U.S. National Hurricane Center says Alvin’s maximum sustained winds hit...
15:24 2019-06-28

Japan may have to dump radioactive Fukushima water into the Pacific Eight years after Japan's worst nuclear disaster, the government is not sure what to do with the contaminated water that remains -- but its environment minister says dumping it into the ocean might be...
21:00 2019-09-10

Cathay Pacific says Chairman John Slosar resigns Hong Kong's Cathay Pacific Airways said on Wednesday that its Chairman John Slosar had resigned from the board and will be replaced by Patrick Healy, a long-time executive at the airline's t...
22:36 2019-09-04

Union Pacific Cuts Costs, Raises Profit The railroad operator’s second-quarter profit rose even as it shipped less cargo, as the company got a boost from cost cuts tied to its new operating plan, including fewer jobs and lower fuel expenses...
18:24 2019-07-18

Tropical Storm Ivo strengthening as it tracks over the eastern Pacific Ivo is soon expected to become the eastern Pacific Ocean's next hurricane as it parallels the western coast of Mexico and unleashes dangerous surf into the weekend....
11:12 2019-08-23

Cathay Pacific Says It’s Recording Passengers With Onboard CCTV If you find yourself on a Cathay Pacific flight, smile, because you might just be on camera. The Hong Kong-based airline recently revealed it is using CCTV to monitor passengers on board, reigniting d...
13:00 2019-08-06

US official urges Pacific nations to keep ties with Taiwan CANBERRA, Australia (AP) — A top U.S. diplomat for Southeast Asia has urged Pacific island nations not to withdraw diplomatic recognition of Taiwan, warning that Chinese pressure to change Taiwan̵...
07:12 2019-05-24

Coast Guard siezes alledged drug sub in Pacific The U.S. Coast Guard says a cutter interdicted a submarine suspected of smuggling drugs in the Pacific Ocean. A video shows Coast Guard officers boarding the submarine and ordering those inside to ope...
09:01 2019-07-12

Indo-Pacific One Of New Concepts In Changing World: S Jaishankar External Affairs Minister S Jaishankar said on Tuesday that the changing world had thrown up new concepts and approaches and the Indo-Pacific was one of them....
06:48 2019-08-28

Pacific Rim Anime Series to Release in 2020 on Netflix The Pacific Rim anime series will release in 2020 on Netflix, production company Legendary Entertainment revealed Thursday at Project Anime in Los Angeles. It has a two-season commitment....
10:36 2019-07-05

Plastic junk creates island disaster in Pacific Floating plastic garbage has swamped a remote Pacific island once regarded as an environmental jewel and it may be impossible to save.        ...
19:12 2019-07-31

Pacific Standard shutters online investigative magazine Pacific Standard, an online investigative magazine, is shutting down abruptly after its backer said it was pulling the plug on the 11-year-old, not-for-profit journalism venture. “Today is an extremel...
07:36 2019-08-09

Cathay Pacific’s C.E.O. Resigns Amid Criticism From China The departure of the executive, Rupert Hogg, illustrates Beijing’s power over global companies whose bottom lines depend upon access to the mainland....
15:24 2019-08-16

Hate groups ‘maintaining a presence’ in Pacific Northwest SPOKANE, Wash. — Nearly two decades after the Aryan Nations’ Idaho compound was demolished, far-right extremists are maintaining a presence in the Pacific Northwest. White nationalism has been on the ...
23:24 2019-05-27

Indonesia looks east to expand Pacific diplomacy, trade Indonesia will establish diplomatic relations with the Pacific states of Niue and Cook Islands while pursuing trade deals with Fiji and Papua New Guinea, Foreign Minister Retno Marsudi said on Friday,...
09:00 2019-07-12

Cathay Pacific CEO resigns amid Beijing pressure The resignation demonstrates the intensifying pressure from Beijing on some of Hong Kong’s best-known businesses after their employees dared to back the protests....
14:36 2019-08-16

China destabilizing Indo-Pacific: U.S. Defense Secretary China is destabilizing the Indo-Pacific, U.S. Defense Secretary Mark Esper said on Sunday, charging Beijing with predatory economics, intellectual property theft and "weaponizing the global commons"....
15:48 2019-08-04

Air China has no plans to take over Cathay Pacific: media report Air China Ltd has no plans to take over Hong Kong's Cathay Pacific Airways Ltd , an independent director of the state-owned Chinese carrier told the South China Morning Post newspaper....
06:00 2019-09-09

US Says China Destabilising Indo-Pacific: Pentagon Chief The United States says China is destabilising the Indo-Pacific, US Defence Secretary Mark Esper said on Sunday, charging Beijing with predatory economics, intellectual property theft and "weaponising....
07:00 2019-08-05

TS Ivo grows in Pacific off Mexico; Chantal ebbs in Atlantic Tropical Storm Ivo has gained strength off the southwestern coast of Mexico but isn’t expected to threaten land, while the once-Tropical Storm Chantal is meandering in the Atlantic as a tropical depre...
02:12 2019-08-23

What's The One Car Every American Can Agree On? I realize this likely isn’t news to anyone, but current-day America is an extremely divided place. Everybody hates everybody else, and we’re all the absolute worst. I’d like to believe the cleansing, ...
01:00 2019-08-23

Cathay Pacific CEO quits over Hong Kong protest blowback Rupert Hogg is the first major corporate casualty of the Hong Kong protests, as firms face pressure to support Beijing. The airline has been forced to clamp down after some of its staff joined the pro...
04:00 2019-08-17

Judo helps Japan get to grips with China's expansion in Pacific In a large church hall near the Samoan parliament, 175-kg (386-lb) judo practitioner Derek Sua is being thrown to the mat by his Japanese coach, a black-belt who is just a third his size....
04:12 2019-08-08

China Warns Of Countermeasures Over US Missile Plans In Asia-Pacific China warned Tuesday it would take unspecified countermeasures if the United States goes ahead with plans to deploy ground-based missiles in the Asia-Pacific region....
13:00 2019-08-06

New Papua New Guinea leader a wildcard in Pacific power play When Papua New Guinea's lawmakers started to shift their weight in their parliamentary seats in preparation for a tense vote on a new prime minister on Thursday, James Marape looked uninterested, his ...
10:48 2019-05-31

New Evidence Bolsters Theory That First Americans Arrived by the Pacific Coast Archaeological evidence excavated in western Idaho suggests humans were in the region well over 15,000 years ago—prior to the opening of the massive ice sheets that blocked entrance into North Americ...
00:48 2019-08-30

A weird Pacific cycle could make the Arctic warm up even faster The Pacific Decadal Oscillation (PDO) is cyclical, switching from warm to cold phases every 20 years or so. When it switches again it could speed up Arctic warming...
14:39 2019-05-21

Device to trap plastic waste in Pacific Ocean relaunches SAN FRANCISCO (AP) — A floating device designed to catch plastic waste has been redeployed in second attempt to clean up a huge island of trash swirling in the Pacific Ocean between California and Haw...
04:48 2019-06-23

Shares of Cathay Pacific rebound, but the airline may still be in a 'very tough place' Shares of Cathay Pacific rebounded in Wednesday morning trade, but "much uncertainty" remains ahead in the market, according to Luya You of Bocom International....
06:48 2019-08-14

Hong Kong's Cathay Pacific warns against protest outside its premises Hong Kong carrier Cathay Pacific Airways warned against what it described as an illegal protest planned outside its facilities on Wednesday and that it had zero tolerance for "violent activities" and ...
04:48 2019-08-28

Asia-Pacific ministers push dialogue to end region’s spats Asia-Pacific foreign ministers have called for the peaceful resolution to regional disputes at the close of an annual security meeting, which has been eclipsed by the U.S.-China rivalry and a deepenin...
16:48 2019-08-02

Spanish athlete is first to stand-up paddleboard across Pacific Ocean: report Spanish endurance athlete Antonio de la Rosa reportedly became the first person to stand-up paddleboard across the Pacific Ocean after he paddled his way into Hawaii from California on Saturday....
08:24 2019-08-28

Airbus sells another 31 planes to Cebu Pacific at Paris Air Show The airline has no intention to put a premium class in its A320neo and said it would be the first plane of its type to have 194 seats in a single class layout....
14:48 2019-06-18

Sneak Peek: Asian-Pacific Financial Forecast -- May 2018 In this May 2018 Asian-Pacific Financial Forecast Sneak Peek, Mark Galasiewski walks you through what's unfolding in Asian markets and what to expect over the course of the next month....
04:36 2019-05-22

Japan may dump radioactive water from Fukushima into Pacific Ocean More than eight years after an earthquake and tsunami ravaged a Fukushima power plant, Japan has not formally decided what to do with contaminated water from the incident....
00:36 2019-09-11

Cathay Pacific shares rise 2.3 percent after CEO Hogg resigns Shares of Cathay Pacific Airways rose more than 2 percent early on Monday after CEO Rupert Hogg resigned in a shock move, as the carrier grapples with the involvement of some of its employees in the ...
04:12 2019-08-19

Great Pacific garbage patch: giant plastic trap put to sea again Floating boom is designed to trap 1.8 trillion items of plastic without harming marine life – but broke apart last timeA floating device designed to catch plastic waste has been redeployed in a second...
05:12 2019-06-23

These 5 cities attract a quarter of all travel spending in Asia Pacific Bangkok, Singapore, Kuala Lumpur, Tokyo and Seoul have emerged as Asia Pacific's most popular travel destinations, according to a new report from Mastercard....
16:12 2019-09-04

Cathay Pacific warns against Hong Kong protesters outside offices Cathay has been caught in the crosswinds between authorities in Beijing and anti-government protesters who have staged sometimes violent demonstrations since June that have grown to pose the city's bi...
12:00 2019-08-28

‘Big Brother’ in the Sky: Cathay Pacific Workers Feel China’s Pressure Calling it “the white terror,” employees describe a culture of fear as managers fire some who have made social media posts supporting Hong Kong’s protests....
22:36 2019-09-11

Cathay Pacific CEO Resigns After Backlash Over Hong Kong Protests The flag carrier said Rupert Hogg is stepping down to “take responsibility” after the company suffered a backlash from Beijing over employees’ involvement in protests against the city’s government....
13:00 2019-08-16

Cathay Pacific Chairman Slosar resigns just weeks after CEO leaves Hong Kong's Cathay Pacific Airways said on Wednesday its Chairman John Slosar has resigned, less than three weeks after mounting Chinese regulatory scrutiny led to the shock departure of its chief ex...
13:24 2019-09-04

Union Pacific Earnings Help Put Rail Stocks Back on Track Shares of U.S. railroad operators were on the mend Thursday following a better-than-expected earnings report from Union Pacific, easing investor fears over a trade-related slump among freight rail gia...
04:24 2019-07-19

Pacific Shipyards tapped for USS Michael Murphy maintenance, modernization The Navy awarded Pacific Shipyards International with a $32.1 million contract for fiscal 2020 selected restricted availability work on the USS Michael Murphy, which will include maintenance, repair a...
23:48 2019-09-06

Forecasters predict busy Central Pacific hurricane season HONOLULU (AP) — Forecasters say Hawaii and the Central Pacific could experience more storms than normal during this year’s hurricane season. The National Oceanic and Atmospheric Administration e...
01:01 2019-05-23

South Korea, Japan take part in U.S.-led Pacific naval exercise South Korea and Japan participated in a U.S.-led naval exercise on Thursday in the first joint maneuvers between the two countries since their military ties were strained seriously over a radar row, o...
16:12 2019-05-23

Lonely Planet's best places to visit in Asia Pacific for 2019 From sweeping vineyards and turquoise oceans to gleaming city lights and12th-century temples, check out Lonely Planet's best places to visit in the vast Asia Pacific region for 2019....
02:24 2019-07-05

Near-collision between U.S. and Russian warships in Pacific requires emergency maneuvers The U.S. Navy accused the Russian destroyer of “unsafe and unprofessional” conduct after the incident involving the USS Chancellorsville. The Russian Pacific Fleet countered that it was the U.S. vesse...
02:24 2019-06-08

Chairman of Hong Kong Airline Cathay Pacific Resigns Cathay Pacific Airways Chairman John Slosar resigned, weeks after the chief executive quit when the Hong Kong airline came under fire from Beijing because some of its employees took part in antigovern...
14:48 2019-09-04

Why the Asia-Pacific region is high on Dell Technologies' radar Advancements in innovations such as 5G, robotics and automation, and autonomous vehicles has made the region one to watch for global companies, Dell Technologies' president of Asia Pacific & Japan, Gl...
03:36 2019-07-16

Japan will have to dump radioactive Fukushima water into Pacific, minister says Tokyo Electric Power will have to dump radioactive water from its destroyed Fukushima nuclear power plant directly into the Pacific Ocean, Japan's environment minister said on Tuesday....
07:36 2019-09-10

Exclusive: Sweden's EQT targets Asia Pacific as IPO decision looms High above Stockholm's skyline, Sweden's EQT Partners is plotting the next chapter in its rapid rise from a Nordic-focused investor to the world's seventh-biggest buyout firm, with a focus on growth i...
23:00 2019-07-03

UPDATE 1-Caterpillar's machine sales in Asia-Pacific down 4% for three months Global industry bellwether Caterpillar Inc said on Thursday its retail sales for machines used in construction and mining in the Asia-Pacific region fell 4% for the rolling three-month period ended Ma...
18:24 2019-06-13

Paddling in plastic: meet the man swimming the Pacific garbage patch Ben Lecomte is making a trans-Pacific journey to better understand how plastics pollution is affecting our oceansBen Lecomte is spending his summer swimming in trash – literally. So far, he’s found to...
18:12 2019-07-31

Asia-Pacific meth drug trade worth up to $61 billion, U.N. says Transnational crime groups are trafficking vast quantities of methamphetamine made in Southeast Asia, the United Nations said on Thursday, putting the value of the Asia-Pacific market for the drug bet...
11:36 2019-07-18

US defense chief condemns China's action in Indo-Pacific The head of the US Defense Department criticized China's behavior in the Indo-Pacific, saying it erodes other countries' sovereignty. Patrick Shanahan said the US would not ignore China's actions in t...
06:48 2019-06-01

Union Pacific revenue falls 1.3%, hit by lower freight volumes U.S. railroad operator Union Pacific Corp on Thursday reported a 1.3% fall in revenue, as a severe flood in the Midwest and the ongoing U.S.-China trade tensions hit freight volumes....
15:12 2019-07-18

Cathay Pacific says has fired two pilots over Hong Kong protests Cathay Pacific Airways has terminated the employment of two pilots, the company said on Wednesday, after it suspended them in the past week over their involvement in protests in Hong Kong....
13:36 2019-08-14

As China Looms, Australia’s Military Refocuses on Pacific Neighbors The Australian military’s role in regional stability is evolving in the face of a rising, powerful China and a United States in seeming retreat from the global stage....
22:24 2019-06-11

Great Pacific offers to take Canfor Corp private at C$16 a share Great Pacific Capital Corp has offered to take private Canadian integrated forest products company Canfor Corp at C$16 per share, or about C$2 billion ($1.51 billion) overall, payable in cash, it said...
10:12 2019-08-12

Cathay Pacific's new boss puts emphasis on safety and security Cathay Pacific Ltd needs to focus on safety and security, its customers and the completion of a three-year financial turnaround plan, the airline's new chief executive told staff on Monday....
16:12 2019-08-19

Mumbai Pilot First Ever Woman To Fly Solo Across Atlantic, Pacific Ocean Mumbai girl Aarohi Pandit, currently on a global flight in a small plane, on Wednesday created history by becoming the first woman pilot to cross both Atlantic Ocean and Pacific Ocean solo in a Light....
16:48 2019-08-21

Marine heatwave hits Pacific, raising fears of a new hot 'blob' Phenomenon could be as damaging as ‘the blob’ that caused algae blooms and killed sea lions several years agoThe ocean off the western coast of North America is five degrees Fahrenheit hotter than usu...
11:24 2019-09-08

‘Big Brother’ in the Sky: Cathay Pacific Staff Feel China’s Pressure Calling it “the white terror,” employees describe a culture of fear as managers fire some who have made social media posts supporting Hong Kong’s protests....
15:00 2019-09-11

Fukushima: Japan will have to dump radioactive water into Pacific, minister says More than a million tonnes of contaminated water lies in storage but power company says it will run out of space by 2022The operator of the ruined Fukushima Daiichi nuclear power plant will have to du...
12:48 2019-09-10

'Hurricane conditions possible' as strengthening Tropical Storm Dorian heads for Caribbean islands Forecasters issued tropical storm warnings for several Caribbean islands as strengthening Tropical Storm Dorian approached the region Monday.        ...
03:36 2019-08-27

U.S. warship sails near South China Sea islands claimed by China A U.S. Navy destroyer sailed near islands claimed by China in the South China Sea on Wednesday, the U.S. military said, a move likely to anger Beijing at a time of rising tensions between the world's ...
04:24 2019-08-29

Australia's Kyoto loophole eight times larger than entire Pacific emissions Analysts say Kyoto credits being used to back out of promised cuts as Tuvalu’s PM calls Australia’s $500m pledge an immoral ploy to quell debate Australia has been accused of using a loophole to back ...
17:12 2019-08-14

Biden now opposes Trans-Pacific Partnership that Obama administration pursued Democratic presidential candidate Joe Biden said Wednesday that he now opposes the Trans-Pacific Partnership, a 12-nation trade deal for which the Obama administration sought congressional approval. B...
07:36 2019-08-01

Hong Kong protesters aim their anger at Cathay Pacific 'white terror' Organizers of a Hong Kong rally planned for outside the airport offices of Cathay Pacific on Wednesday moved the protest downtown after police withheld permission and the airline warned against an ill...
10:00 2019-08-28

Asia Pacific stocks broadly decline amid expectations of less aggressive Fed Stocks in Asia saw broad declines on Friday, amid expectations the U.S. Federal Reserve could be less aggressive than expected with monetary policy when it meets next week....
21:48 2019-07-31

Asia Pacific stocks advance as investors await Trump-Xi meeting Markets in Asia Pacific advanced on Thursday as investors awaited the meeting between U.S. President Donald Trump and Chinese President Xi Jinping at the G-20 summit....
19:24 2019-06-27

To counter China's growing influence, the US is reaching out to some of the Pacific's smallest countries Reuters The US and its partners have sought to counter China's rising influence around the world. In the Asia-Pacific, Washington has turned its attention to some of the smallest countries in the reg...
02:24 2019-08-28

Pacific Gas & Electric to shut power in Northern California for fire safety PG&E said it will shut off power Saturday and may do the same for thousands more to reduce the risk of wildfires in Northern California.        ...
10:48 2019-06-08

Asia Pacific stocks trade mixed amid expectations of Fed rate cut Stocks in Asia Pacific traded mixed on Thursday as shares on Wall Street saw a record close overnight, following raised expectations that the U.S. Federal Reserve could cut interest rates at its upcom...
07:24 2019-07-04

Union Pacific CEO signals caution on Trump's China tariff threat Union Pacific Corp's chief executive said another round of tariffs on Chinese goods could badly hurt his railroad and the U.S. economy, but he feels U.S. President Donald Trump is listening to his con...
05:36 2019-06-20

Cathay Pacific CEO resigns after Beijing pressure following Hong Kong protests Company chairman John Slosar said the airline needed new management because events had “called into question” its commitment to safety and security.        ...
20:12 2019-08-16

Union Pacific: 12 train cars derailed in central Tucson Tuesday TUCSON – A train derailment that occurred early Tuesday in central Tucson has prompted an investigation, Union Pacific officials say. According to officials, about 12 cars derailed at around 2 a...
06:48 2019-08-15

Asia Pacific stocks mixed; Brent oil spikes about 10% after Saudi attacks Oil prices spiked in the morning of Asian trading hours after drone strikes on crucial production facilities in Saudi Arabia. Shares of oil companies in Asia surged on Monday....
06:00 2019-09-16

Union Pacific quarterly profit beats estimates on price gains Union Pacific Corp on Thursday reported a quarterly profit that beat Wall Street estimates, as the U.S. railroad operator cut costs and raised prices to overcome the effects of severe flooding in the...
18:12 2019-07-18

Astronauts snapped an incredible photo of a volcano erupting in the Pacific Ocean Astronauts who head to the International Space Station get to see things that the rest of us can only imagine. As the orbiting laboratory rapidly orbits Earth, it affords its inhabitants the chance to...
01:12 2019-06-28

Sneak Peek: Asian-Pacific Financial Forecast -- June 2018 "Off the cliff" is how editor Mark Galasiewski says markets are supposed to feel at this point in the patterns that are unfolding right now, in several markets across Asia....
04:36 2019-05-22

Asia and Pacific on course to miss all Sustainable Development Goals, says UN region chief Unless progress is accelerated, Asia and the Pacific are on course to miss all of the 17 Goals of the UN’s 2030 Agenda for Sustainable Development, the Executive Secretary of the UN regional commissio...
18:48 2019-07-18

Asia Pacific stocks subdued; Brent oil spikes nearly 13% after Saudi attacks Oil prices spiked in the morning of Asian trading hours after drone strikes on crucial production facilities in Saudi Arabia. Shares of oil companies in Asia surged on Monday....
03:36 2019-09-16

Mexico's Riviera Nayarit: Family vacations on the Pacific coast Family-friendly activities in the laid-back Riviera Nayarit region on the Pacific coast include whale watching, zip lining and horseback riding.        ...
18:00 2019-06-04

Cathay Pacific shares in choppy trade after shock exit of CEO Hogg Cathay Pacific shares were choppy in opening trade on Monday after the shock exit of CEO Rupert Hogg, as the airline grapples with mounting Chinese scrutiny over the involvement of some of its staff ...
08:12 2019-08-19

Sink or swim: Chinese port plans put Pacific back in play Early in the morning, before sunrise, low tide on the Samoan island of Savai'i reveals the remnants of an old American airstrip, washed away by decades of erosion, cyclones and tsunamis....
15:00 2019-08-07

Texas Pacific investors' nominee elected as trustee at disputed meeting An investor group that collectively holds about 25% in Texas Pacific Land Trust said their nominee, Eric Oliver, was elected as a trustee at a special shareholder meeting, the validity of which was no...
01:36 2019-05-23

US, Japan To Work With India For An Open Indo-Pacific Region: Shinzo Abe The US and Japan will work with countries like India, Australia, ASEAN, UK and France to "forcefully" promote the idea of a free and open Indo-Pacific, Japanese Prime Minister Shinzo Abe said Monday,....
01:24 2019-05-28

Henderson Island: a Pacific paradise turning into a plastic trap – video Thousands of tonnes of plastic have accumulated on the pristine beaches of Henderson Island in the Pacific's Pitcairn archipelago. Along one stretch of 2.5km, an estimated 18 tonnes has piled up over ...
18:12 2019-07-31

Cathay Pacific freezes new hiring, to focus on cost cuts: memo Cathay Pacific Airways Ltd has put a freeze on new hiring, according to an internal memo seen by Reuters, as the airline battles a slump in demand from fliers avoiding Hong Kong amid massive anti-gov...
09:00 2019-09-12

'America’s military primacy in the Indo-Pacific is over,' Australian analysts worry U.S. strategists are confronting “an unprecedented crisis” because of China’s growing military strength in the Indo-Pacific, according to a new report from Australian defense analysts....
04:36 2019-08-20

House passes two bills blocking oil and gas drilling off Pacific and Atlantic coasts The House of Representatives on Wednesday passed two bills banning new offshore oil and gas drilling off the Atlantic and Pacific coasts and Florida....
01:48 2019-09-12

Aircraft carrier USS Ronald Reagan deploys to Indo-Pacific region The aircraft carrier USS Ronald Reagan and commander task force units began underway operations in the Indo-Pacific region, the Navy announced on Wednesday....
23:36 2019-05-22

Hong Kong unions urge Cathay Pacific to end 'white terror' The Hong Kong Federation of Trade Unions on Friday called on Cathay Pacific to put an end to what it described as "white terror", following the dismissal of Rebecca Sy, the head of Cathay Dragon's Ai...
08:24 2019-08-23

Cathay Pacific shares slump after China cracks down on staff protests Shares in Cathay Pacific Airways fell more than 4% to close to a 10-year low on Monday after the Hong Kong flag carrier became caught in crosswinds between Beijing and pro-democracy groups in the Asi...
11:48 2019-08-12

Asia Pacific shares set to trade mixed as Dow winning streak ends Shares in Asia Pacific were poised to trade mixed on Wednesday following an overnight trading session on Wall Street that saw the end of the Dow Jones Industrial Average's winning streak....
02:00 2019-06-12

PM, Donald Trump, Shinzo Abe Focus On Indo-Pacific During Trilateral Meet Prime Minister Narendra Modi held a "productive" trilateral meeting with US President Donald Trump and Japanese Prime Minister Shinzo Abe, and extensively discussed issues of the Indo-Pacific region,....
07:00 2019-06-28

Deutsche Bank axes whole teams in Asia-Pacific as 18,000 job cuts begin Whole teams in Deutsche Bank's Asian operations were told their positions were gone on Monday, as the lender began axing 18,000 jobs globally in one of the biggest overhauls to an investment bank sin...
06:36 2019-07-08

Rugby: Japan claim Pacific Nations trophy in World Cup boost Japan overpowered a dogged United States 34-20 to win the Pacific Nations Cup in Suva on Saturday and enjoy a timely confidence boost six weeks out from hosting the World Cup....
16:36 2019-08-10

Cathay Pacific suspends pilot arrested in Hong Kong protests Hong Kong flag carrier Cathay Pacific Airways Ltd said on Saturday it had suspended a pilot arrested during anti-government protests in Hong Kong and that "overly radical" staff would be barred from ...
18:36 2019-08-10

Hong Kong unions urge Cathay Pacific to end "white terror" The Hong Kong Federation of Trade Unions on Friday called on Cathay Pacific to put an end to what it described as "white terror", following the dismissal of Rebecca Sy, the head of Cathay Dragon's Air...
10:48 2019-08-23

Video conferencing growth and unique challenges in the Asia Pacific region Analysts report that the use of video conferencing in the Asia Pacific has increased in recent years. Read about three challenges to adopting and using video conferencing in that region....
02:01 2019-05-23

Putin and Xi test a budding military alliance in the Pacific -- and step up confrontation Russian President Vladimir Putin and Chinese President Xi Jinping sent a clear message on Tuesday: They are ready to test the limits of their budding military partnership in the Pacific....
03:12 2019-07-24

Magnitude 6.8 quake strikes south southeast of Kermadecs in Pacific: USGS A magnitude 6.8 quake struck south southeast of Raoul Island in South Pacific chain of the Kermadec Islands, the U.S. Geological Survey said. There were no immediate reports of casualties....
10:36 2019-06-19

75 years after Iwo Jima, US Marines storm 'Pacific' island with Japanese forces Three-quarters of a century ago they fought each other in a Pacific War of almost unbridled brutality. Now, U.S. Marines and Japan's new island-hopping troops are storming beaches together in military...
20:48 2019-07-31

Cathay Pacific suspends second pilot, citing misuse of company information Hong Kong flag carrier Cathay Pacific Airways said it had suspended with immediate effect on Tuesday a second officer operating flight CX216 for misuse of company information, and had also commenced i...
12:12 2019-08-13

Eastern Pacific Ocean to give birth to tropical storms this week One tropical feature is forecast to develop and hug the west coast of Mexico, while a second tropical feature may form and eventually pass close to Hawaii in the coming days....
03:24 2019-08-20

Pacific Ocean coup: how Ronald Reagan helped bury a Beach Boy at sea The US president had promised the band that if they ever needed his help, he would be on hand. So when Dennis Wilson died, he started making some callsMinutes after sunset on 4 January 1984, the body ...
12:36 2019-05-22

Takeaway.com and Just Eat agree merger terms Amsterdam-based Takeaway.com and British rival Just Eat have finalised the terms of their deal to create a global food delivery company that can rival Uber Eats as the largest outside China....
20:00 2019-08-05

I Designed a Car for Sloths and You’ll Agree It’s Brilliant Sloths are perennial contenders for the title of Earth’s Cutest Creature, due partially to their inherent helplessness. They’re pretty much just sentient compost piles, and on the rare occasions that ...
07:00 2019-06-23

F1 teams agree to 22 races in 2020 "Formula One teams have agreed the calendar can expand to a record 22 races next year but without increasing the number of engines allowed, according to Mercedes boss Toto Wolff."...
12:24 2019-08-04

Is It an Impeachment Inquiry or Not? Democrats Can’t Seem to Agree As they navigate the tricky politics and complex legal terrain of impeachment, Democrats are sending mixed messages about their inquiry into President Trump....
03:48 2019-09-12

How much does lithium cost? The industry can't seem to agree Opaque pricing for lithium, the powerhouse metal fueling the electric vehicle revolution, is expected to be top of mind this week as the industry's leaders gather in Santiago, with calls rising for mo...
11:36 2019-06-09

The movie stars all Americans can agree on This year will be remembered as the year America went to the dogs. At least cinematically. We’ve just seen the release of “A Dog’s Journey.” It is not to be confused with its predecessor “A Dog’s Purp...
18:24 2019-06-01

FCC and DOJ may agree on Sprint, T-Mobile merger When it comes to T-Mobile and Sprint, President Trump’s top regulators may be more closely aligned than previously thought. Before making this week’s surprise announcement that he supported the contro...
22:00 2019-05-24

| Kaizer Chiefs duo agree new contracts Kaizer Chiefs have confirmed that Mulomowandau Mathoho and Dumisani Zuma have agreed new deals that keep them tied to the Premiership club until 2023....
09:24 2019-09-13

Markets Bet on Fed Rate Cut---but Goldman, UBS Don't Agree Despite the market’s conviction, analysts from Goldman Sachs to Bank of America doubt the Fed will cut rates this summer. As the central bank kicks off its meeting, here’s a look at what analysts are ...
15:12 2019-06-18

Wednesday's Daily Brief: Women boost work profits, saving biodiversity, UK loses Chagos Islands vote, Gaza funding, malaria-free in Argentina, Algeria Today's top stories include: boosting profits at work by hiring more women leaders; saving biodiversity to beat climate change; General Assembly condemns UK over Chagos Islands; just a month of fundin...
05:01 2019-05-23

Cathay Pacific CEO Resigns Amid Pressure From Beijing Over Hong Kong Protests (HONG KONG) — The CEO of Cathay Pacific Airways has resigned following pressure by Beijing on the Hong Kong carrier over participation by some of its employees in anti-government protests. Catha...
17:24 2019-08-16

Union Pacific cost cuts sheltered profit amid freight slowdown Union Pacific Corp on Thursday reported a quarterly profit that beat Wall Street estimates, as the U.S. railroad operator cut costs and raised rates to overcome disruptions from record floods in the ...
22:01 2019-07-18

Cathay Pacific’s Chairman Resigns as China Pressures Hong Kong Business The exit of John Slosar would be the second high-profile departure from the carrier, which has been rocked by protests in its home city, since last month....
21:36 2019-09-04

UPDATE 1-Union Pacific quarterly profit beats estimates on price gains Union Pacific Corp on Thursday reported a quarterly profit that beat Wall Street estimates, as the U.S. railroad operator raised prices that helped offset volume declines due to a severe flood in the ...
15:12 2019-07-18

Chile to study trans-Pacific cable to connect South America with Asia Chile on Friday took a step toward building the first fiber-optic cable to directly connect South America and Asia, a project that has piqued the interest of China's Huawei and Japan's NEC....
22:24 2019-07-12

Monday’s Daily Brief: #ClimateAction for the Pacific, Gaza blockade, attack in Burkina Faso This Monday, top stories are: Gaza's aid dependency due to the ongoing blockade; a special focus on climate change and its impact on islands and people of the Pacific; UN condemnation after a deadly a...
14:33 2019-05-21

Cathay Pacific CEO Resigns, Airline Releases Cryptic Statement About Hong Kong Rupert Hogg, the CEO of Cathay Pacific Airways, has resigned following conflict between the Hong Kong-based airline and the Chinese government in Beijing. The new CEO will be Augustus Tang Kin-wing, a...
19:24 2019-08-16

Asia Pacific stocks set to trade mixed as investors await Chinese yuan fix Stocks in Asia Pacific were set to trade mixed on Wednesday as investors awaited the setting of the daily fixing of the Chinese yuan by the People's Bank of China (PBOC)....
02:12 2019-08-07

Cathay Pacific boss quits after Hong Kong protests hit share price Rupert Hogg resigns as China pressures airline to stand down staff who support ralliesThe head of Cathay Pacific has quit after protests in Hong Kong led to a plunge in the airline’s share price and i...
01:00 2019-08-17

Australia's coal use sharpens Pacific tension as Scott Morrison arrives for forum Tuvalu PM says no amount of funding makes up for Australia’s failure to cut emissions The scene has been set for tense discussions in Tuvalu as Scott Morrison arrives on Wednesday, after his announcem...
04:00 2019-08-14

Asia Pacific markets set to trade mixed as Fed's Powell hints at rate cut ahead Stocks in Asia Pacific were set to trade mixed on Thursday after U.S. Federal Reserve Chairman Jerome Powell signaled overnight that the U.S. central bank could be cutting interest rates....
02:12 2019-07-11

UPDATE 3-Hong Kong unions urge Cathay Pacific to end "white terror" Cathay Pacific Airways , which is caught in the crosswinds between authorities in Beijing and anti-government protesters in Hong Kong, must put an end to "all forms of white terror", trade unions in t...
10:48 2019-08-23

Asia Pacific stocks mixed; Brent crude spikes more than 8% after Saudi attacks Oil prices spiked in the afternoon of Asian trading hours after drone strikes on crucial production facilities in Saudi Arabia. Shares of oil companies in Asia surged on Monday....
10:48 2019-09-16

UPDATE 2-Texas Pacific investors say nominee elected trustee at disputed meeting An investor group that holds about 25% in Texas Pacific Land Trust installed its preferred trustee in a shareholder meeting on Wednesday that the company, one of the biggest landowners in Texas, rejec...
04:48 2019-05-23

Cathay Pacific C.E.O. Quits as China’s Power Looms Over Hong Kong Protests The departure of the executive, Rupert Hogg, illustrates Beijing’s power over global companies whose bottom lines depend upon access to the mainland....
19:24 2019-08-16

Hong Kong protesters denounce Cathay Pacific for firing cabin crew Hundreds of people protested in Hong Kong on Wednesday to denounce Cathay Pacific Airways for dismissing crew taking part in or supporting anti-government rallies that have swept the Chinese-ruled ci...
18:48 2019-08-28

Papua New Guinea leader to visit Australia as it seeks to shore up its Pacific influence Papua New Guinea Prime Minister James Marape will make a state visit to Australia, its government said on Tuesday, as it seeks to cement its position with Pacific island's new leader amid rising compe...
12:24 2019-07-16

Asia Pacific stocks mixed; Brent crude spikes about 10% after Saudi attacks Oil prices spiked in the afternoon of Asian trading hours after drone strikes on crucial production facilities in Saudi Arabia. Shares of oil companies in Asia surged on Monday....
07:12 2019-09-16