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First handshake: Putin greets Kim on historic visit to Russia

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Russian President Vladimir Putin and North Korean leader Kim Jong-un have now arrived at the venue of their first-ever face-to-face meeting. The summit is taking place on Russky Island off Vladivostok. The much-anticipated meeting of the two leaders has drawn huge media attention. About 300 accredited journalists flooded the venue, the Far Eastern Federal University Read More

Asian shares slip; German, Korean data hurt risk appetite

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TOKYO (Reuters) – Asian shares slipped on Thursday as a surprise deterioration in German and South Korean economic data rekindled fears of slowing global growth, while oil prices pulled back slightly after a sharp run-up earlier in the week. FILE PHOTO: A man looks at an electronic board showing the Nikkei stock index outside a Read More

Putin arrives for historic meeting with Kim in Russia’s Far East

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Russian President Vladimir Putin has arrived to the venue of his first-ever meeting with North Korean leader Kim Jong-un. Their first summit is about to kick off on Russky Island off Vladivostok. The much-anticipated meeting of the two leaders has drawn huge media attention. About 300 accredited journalists flooded the venue, the Far Eastern Federal Read More

Asian shares dip; euro weighed by sagging German business morale

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TOKYO (Reuters) – Asian shares slipped on Thursday as a surprise deterioration in German business morale rekindled fears of slowing global growth, while oil prices pulled back slightly after a sharp run-up earlier in the week. FILE PHOTO: A man looks at an electronic board showing the Nikkei stock index outside a brokerage in Tokyo, Read More

U.S. LNG exports on rise as regulators approve two new projects

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By Stephen Cunningham and Naureen S. Malik on 4/18/2019 Photo: Corpus Christi, Texas LNG terminal. WASHINGTON and NEW YORK (Bloomberg) — Tellurian Inc.’s proposed $28 billion Driftwood terminal in Louisiana and Sempra Energy’s Port Arthur LNG project in Texas were cleared by the Federal Energy Regulatory Commission in a 3-1 vote in Washington, with Democratic Read More

ONGC places India on world map of heavy oil polymer flooding

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4/18/2019 Photo: ONGC container-based polymer dispersion unit with maturation tank (right) and polymer injection pumps with manifold (left). NEW DELHI — Significant oil recovery has been obtained by a pilot in ONGC Becharji heavy oil field in North Gujarat, which was first put on production in July 1988. ONGC is going to commercialize this on Read More

In South Korea’s struggling Kia Town, ‘bad jobs’ better than no jobs

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GWANGJU, South Korea (Reuters) – Park Byung-kyu once led Kia Motor’s union in the city of Gwangju, fighting for labor protections against the powerful, family-run chaebol that dominated the economy during South Korea’s rapid industrialization. FILE PHOTO: Members of Kia Motor’s union chant a slogan during a protest against the Gwangju joint-venture project, in Gwangju, Read More

World’s 1st 3D-printed heart with ‘cells, blood vessels’ unveiled in Israel (PHOTOS)

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Israeli researchers are claiming a “major Medical breakthrough” by successfully producing the world’s first 3D vascularized, artificially-engineered heart, made using a patient’s own cells. Until now, 3D printing has only been used to produce simple tissues without blood vessels, including making the structure of a heart but without the necessary vascular elements to make it Read More

Transgender woman fights for her rights in Russian court – and wins

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By Diana Magnay, Moscow correspondent It was a brave step for Anastasia Vasilyeva (not her real name) to take her case to court. It is the first time a transgender woman has fought for her labour rights in a Russian courtroom – and a huge leap for women’s rights in Russia that she won. Ms Read More