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Philippines checks for African swine fever as pig deaths rise

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MANILA (Reuters) – The Philippines has set up a crisis management team to determine if the deadly African swine fever virus has reached the country after officials detected a rise in pig deaths in some areas. The Bureau of Animal Industry had reported an increased mortality of pigs “raised by farmers in their backyards”, but Read More

Exclusive: Buyout firms KKR, Blackstone among bidders for Philippine hospitals group – sources

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SINGAPORE (Reuters) – Buyout firms KKR (KKR.N), Blackstone (BX.N) and CVC are among bidders competing for a stake in the hospital unit of Philippines’ Metro Pacific Investments Corp (MPI.PS), people with knowledge of the matter told Reuters. FILE PHOTO – Trading information for KKR & Co is displayed on a screen on the floor of Read More

US oil, gas rig count falls 15 on week to level not seen since May 2017

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Houston — The US oil and natural gas rig count fell this week to a low not seen since May 2017 as activity dropped or stalled in all the country’s major basins, information published by RigData showed Thursday. Not registered? Receive daily email alerts, subscriber notes & personalize your experience. Register Now As of Wednesday, Read More

Innocent until proven guilty? Not for Placido Domingo: Americans race to condemn, Europeans hesitant

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Celebrated opera legend Placido Domingo is the latest to be caught in the crosshairs of the #MeToo movement, but as has become the norm, the accused has been tried in the court of public opinion and declared guilty as charged. The singer was accused of sexual harassment by multiple women in an explosive AP report Read More

India floods kill more than 270, displace one million

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BENGALURU/MUMBAI (Reuters) – Floods and landslides have killed more than 270 people in India this month, displaced one million and inundated thousands of homes across six states, authorities said on Wednesday after two weeks of heavy monsoon rains. FILE PHOTO: Rescuers carry a victim of a landslide caused by torrential monsoon rains in Meppadi in Read More

China: Hong Kong protesters ‘no different to terrorists’

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By Russell Hope, news reporter Flights have resumed at Hong Kong airport after two days of clashes between pro-democracy supporters and riot police, as China said anti-government protesters were no different to “terrorists”. Overnight, the airport’s management obtained an interim injunction “to restrain persons from unlawfully and wilfully obstructing or interfering” with airport operations. About Read More

Flights resume after two days of violent clashes at Hong Kong airport

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By Russell Hope, news reporter Flights have resumed at Hong Kong airport after two days of clashes between pro-democracy supporters and riot police, as China said anti-government protesters were no different to “terrorists”. Overnight, the airport’s management obtained an interim injunction “to restrain persons from unlawfully and wilfully obstructing or interfering” with airport operations. About Read More

Oxy sees greater value from Permian Basin, US Gulf post-Anadarko acquisition

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Highlights Gulf of Mexico seen as ‘a keeper’: CFO Mum on which, if any, Gulf assets may be sold Already working on integration, plans for Gulf operation Denver — A major aim of Occidental Petroleum’s $57 billion acquisition of Anadarko Petroleum last week is continuing to push efficiencies and value per produced barrel across a Read More