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Cathay Pacific CEO resigns after Beijing pressure

Cathay Pacific CEO resigns following pressure by Beijing on Hong Kong carrier over participation by some of its employees in anti-government protests...

Cathay Pacific CEO resigns after Beijing pressure

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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 ...
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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 an...
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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 ...
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Hong Kong's Cathay Pacific Airline CEO Resigns The flag carrier said Rupert Hogg is stepping down to “take responsibility” after the company suffered a backlash from Beijing over employees’ involv...
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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....
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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’ involv...
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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 Bei...
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Cathay's 'unusual position' makes it 'vulnerable to pressure' from Beijing, analyst says Cathay Pacific's CEO Rupert Hogg officially stepped down on Monday. His sudden resignation comes shortly after Beijing issued a "major aviation ...
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Cathay Pacific says it's monitoring passengers via onboard cameras Hong Kong airline Cathay Pacific has revealed it is monitoring passengers via cameras on its aircraft, re-opening an uncomfortable debate over survei...
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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 ...
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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 the...
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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 t...
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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 mis...
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China says crew information submitted by Cathay Pacific meets requirements China's aviation regulator said on Thursday that identification information submitted so far by Hong Kong's Cathay Pacific Airways Ltd for its crew ...
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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...
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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...
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Cathay Pacific, Icon of Hong Kong’s Rise, Now Reflects China’s Grip The airline agreed to bar employees who support or join protests from working on flights to mainland China, though it didn’t say how they would be id...
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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....
22:56, 08/16/2019

Cathay Pacific C.E.O.’s Resignation Shows China’s Looming Power Over Hong Kong Unrest The departure of the executive, Rupert Hogg, illustrates Beijing’s influence over global companies whose bottom lines depend upon access to the mainl...
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Cathay Pacific boss quits after Hong Kong airport protests hit share price Rupert Hogg ousted and new management brought in to ‘reset confidence’, says chairCathay Pacific’s boss has quit after protests in Hong Kong led to t...
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Cathay CEO resigns amid Hong Kong protest blowback as more rallies planned The boss of Hong Kong carrier Cathay Pacific Airways quit on Friday, the highest-profile corporate casualty of unrest roiling the former British colo...
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WRAPUP 3-Cathay CEO resigns amid Hong Kong protest blowback as more rallies planned The boss of Hong Kong carrier Cathay Pacific Airways quit on Friday, the highest-profile corporate casualty of unrest roiling the former British colo...
19:42, 08/16/2019

UPDATE 1-Cathay suspends second pilot, cites 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 misu...
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UPDATE 3-China denounces U.S. "rumours" and "lies" about Huawei ties to Beijing China on Friday denounced U.S. Secretary of State Mike Pompeo for fabricating rumours after he said the chief executive of China's Huawei Technologie...
13:42, 05/24/2019

The Ransacking of Hong Kong’s Legislature Prompts a ‘Zero Tolerance’ Warning From Beijing While hundreds of thousands of peaceful protesters, including families toting young children, marched through the sweltering Hong Kong afternoon on M...
14:14, 07/02/2019

Trump's latest tariff threat leaves Beijing stalling on next talks China’s foreign ministry said that officials were still planning to travel to the U.S. for the next round of talks -- but was unable to confirm when ...
12:56, 05/06/2019

Beijing silent as tight security surrounds Tiananmen Square anniversary Thirty years after bloody crackdown, visitors have IDs checked and foreign journalists barred from entering square Security forces have been deployed...
16:56, 06/04/2019

China's first-half fiscal spending up 10.7% as Beijing boosts support for economy China's fiscal spending increased 10.7% in the first six months from a year earlier, the finance ministry said on Tuesday, underlining the gover...
15:42, 07/16/2019

Anti-China sentiment in Washington is rising and Beijing needs to pay attention, ex-US official says Anti-China sentiment is rising in Washington — and Beijing should not underestimate that, a former under secretary for international affairs at the U...
11:42, 06/06/2019

Canada says it has real concerns over China's human rights, Beijing protests Canadian Prime Minister Justin Trudeau marked the 30th anniversary of the Tiananmen Square crackdown on Tuesday by expressing "real concerns" about C...
03:42, 06/05/2019

Trump sees slowing Chinese growth pressuring Beijing on trade U.S. President Donald Trump on Monday pointed to slowing economic growth in China amid restarted trade talks, saying U.S. tariffs were having "a majo...
15:00, 07/15/2019

Trump 'happy' to keep tariffs on Chinese goods; Beijing threatens retaliation U.S. President Donald Trump said on Wednesday he would be happy to keep tariffs on Chinese imports, prompting Beijing to threaten retaliation, as the...
20:28, 05/08/2019

China Growth at Its Slowest Since 1992 as Beijing Struggles to Juice Economy China’s economic growth decelerated to its slowest pace in decades, weakened by trade tensions with the U.S. and businesses that held back from makin...
09:28, 07/15/2019

Hong Kong justice secretary due in Beijing on Wednesday amid protests Hong Kong's secretary for justice, Teresa Cheng, will travel to Beijing on Wednesday, the city government said, as protests in the Asian financial ce...
12:00, 07/16/2019

Hong Kong remains vital economic asset for Beijing, despite unrest ith mainland China’s economic rise, Hong Kong is no longer the undisputed center for business and finance in the region. But it still plays an indisp...
16:56, 08/15/2019

China's top official in Hong Kong says Beijing backs city's leader China's top representative in Hong Kong said on Thursday the central government in Beijing maintained its support for Chief Executive Carrie Lam, who...
12:56, 07/11/2019

Leaders of Three Pacific Islands Plan Joint Visit to U.S. The leaders of three strategic Pacific island countries plan to visit the U.S. next week to cultivate long-held alliances and as a public show of U.S...
19:14, 05/15/2019

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 boar...
06:28, 07/12/2019

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 An...
09:42, 07/05/2019

UN leader travels to Pacific to see climate change firsthand WELLINGTON, New Zealand (AP) — U.N. Secretary-General Antonio Guterres says he’s traveling to three South Pacific island nations to see the eff...
10:28, 05/15/2019

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 Gui...
06:42, 07/12/2019

Canadian Pacific Railway reports 33% rise in profit Canadian Pacific Railway reported a 33% rise in adjusted quarterly profit on Tuesday, as the country's second-largest railroad operator earned more f...
15:28, 07/16/2019

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 Pa...
20:00, 05/27/2019

Graves of 30 US servicemen found on Pacific WWII battlefield HONOLULU (AP) — A nonprofit organization that searches for the remains of U.S. servicemen lost in past conflicts has found what officials believe are...
07:42, 06/26/2019

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, ...
10:42, 05/24/2019

Canada reapproves contentious Pacific coast pipeline Canada's federal government has once again approved the contentious Trans Mountain pipeline expansion that would nearly triple the flow of oil from t...
02:14, 06/19/2019

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 econo...
01:28, 08/05/2019

Magnitude 5.5 earthquake hits California near Pacific Coast SCOTIA, Calif. (AP) — The U.S. Geological Survey says a magnitude 5.5 earthquake has hit near the Pacific coast of Northern California. The agency sa...
10:56, 06/23/2019

Asia Pacific to trade lower on expectations of less aggressive Fed Stocks in Asia traded lower Friday morning, amid expectations the U.S. Federal Reserve could be less aggressive than expected with monetary policy wh...
02:56, 07/26/2019

Rugby: U.S. Eagles crush Canada at Pacific Nations Cup The United States crushed Canada 47-19 in a Pacific Nations Cup clash in Colorado on Saturday, the Eagles' final home game before the Rugby World Cup...
14:42, 07/28/2019

UN chief worried ‘nuclear coffin’ is leaking into the Pacific Radioactive waste from nuclear weapons tests could be seeping from its “concrete coffin” and leaking deadly atomic “sludge” i...
23:28, 05/17/2019

Australia to create new Pacific military unit in bid to woo the region Australia will create a new military unit dedicated to training and assisting Pacific allies, Defence Minister Linda Reynolds said on Tuesday, as Can...
11:14, 07/23/2019

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 i...
03:56, 07/19/2019

UN chief warns nuclear waste could be leaking into the Pacific A UN chief is concerned that a Cold War-era nuclear 'coffin' could be leaking radioactive material into the Pacific. The concerns are both ...
19:56, 05/17/2019

First East Pacific hurricane forms, then weakens off Mexico MEXICO CITY (AP) — The first hurricane of the Eastern Pacific season was down to tropical storm force and weakening Friday far off the coast of Mexic...
18:28, 06/28/2019

Union Pacific Cuts Costs, Bolsters 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...
21:28, 07/18/2019

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.   &...
19:56, 07/30/2019

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 em...
10:28, 06/13/2019

The New New World: ‘Striding Across the Pacific’: Huawei’s Identity Problem The Chinese telecom giant seeks acceptance in the West, but its structure and value system — patterned after the Communist Party’s — could stand in t...
09:28, 05/01/2019

Explosion reported at Georgia-Pacific plant in Oklahoma MUSKOGEE, Okla. (AP) — Authorities say there has been an explosion at a paper plant in north-central Oklahoma. Muskogee County officials say an explo...
07:42, 05/14/2019

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-f...
11:28, 08/09/2019

‘Our people are dying’: Australia’s climate confrontation in the Pacific Leaders at this week’s Pacific Islands Forum couldn’t disguise their anger over Canberra’s climate crisis ‘red lines’It was always going to be a show...
09:00, 08/18/2019

Season’s 1st tropical storm forms in Eastern Pacific MEXICO CITY (AP) — The first tropical storm of the Eastern Pacific hurricane season has formed off the coast of Mexico. But the U.S. National Hurrica...
21:14, 06/26/2019

Canada increases protections for Pacific Northwest orcas SEATTLE (AP) — Canada has approved measures designed to protect endangered orcas in the Pacific Northwest, with some policies going further than laws...
19:28, 05/13/2019

Care.com CFO Resigns Care.com’s chief financial officer, Michael Echenberg, is resigning from the online child-care marketplace, months after a Wall Street Journal invest...
11:14, 06/26/2019

Beijing walks a thin line as Hong Kong erupts at the worst possible time This week's violent protests in Hong Kong against a controversial extradition bill couldn't come at a worse time for China's stability-obsessed Commu...
16:28, 06/13/2019

UPDATE 1-Canada says it has real concerns over China's human rights, Beijing protests Canadian Prime Minister Justin Trudeau marked the 30th anniversary of the Tiananmen Square crackdown on Tuesday by expressing "real concerns" about C...
02:56, 06/05/2019

China finds armyworm in major corn producer Shandong: Beijing News China has found the destructive fall armyworm in the major corn-producing province of Shandong in the north, the government-backed Beijing News repor...
08:14, 07/01/2019

Beijing walks a thin line as Hong Kong erupts at worst possible time This week's violent protests in Hong Kong against a controversial extradition bill couldn't come at a worse time for China's stability-obsessed Commu...
13:28, 06/13/2019

Chinese K-Pop Stars Voice Support for Beijing’s One-China Policy on Hong Kong (HONG KONG) — At least eight pop stars from mainland China and one each from Taiwan and Hong Kong are publicly stating their support for Beijin...
19:14, 08/19/2019

U.S., Japan, India and Philippines challenge Beijing with naval drills in the South China Sea In fresh show of naval force in the contested South China Sea, a U.S. guided missile destroyer conducted drills with a Japanese aircraft carrier, two...
15:56, 05/09/2019

Thousands of protesters shut down Hong Kong airport as Beijing condemns 'terrorism' Almost 200 flights were canceled to and from Hong Kong Monday, as thousands of pro-democracy protesters shut down one of the busiest airports in Asia...
21:00, 08/12/2019

China's yuan sinks amid fears Beijing may give up on US trade talks Leadership could be ‘weaponising’ its currency, says one analyst, as Asia stock markets sink to six-month lowThe simmering trade tensions between the...
12:14, 08/05/2019

Instagram censors Melbourne artist's anti-Beijing post but ignores trolls Badiucao accuses the social media firm of violating the free speech of people who speak up against China’s bullyingA Melbourne artist who posted anti...
23:00, 08/20/2019

Beijing says the Hong Kong police is 'fully capable' of punishing criminal activities The Hong Kong government and police are "fully capable" of punishing criminal activities and restoring public order, a spokesperson for China's ...
06:14, 08/07/2019

Hong Kong Police Draw Protester Rage, but Beijing Doesn't Think They're Tough Enough Hong Kong’s police are caught between a local population that accuses them of inflaming protests by using excessive force and mainland authorities wh...
16:42, 08/08/2019

Beijing says the Hong Kong police are 'fully capable' of punishing criminal activities The Hong Kong government and police are "fully capable" of punishing criminal activities and restoring public order, a spokesperson for China's ...
08:14, 08/07/2019

Beijing Bans Chinese Movies and Actors From Prominent Taiwan Film Awards (BEIJING) — China said Wednesday it was banning Chinese movies and actors from participating in Taiwan’s Golden Horse Awards, one of the ...
09:56, 08/07/2019

China slaps tariffs on $60 billion in U.S. imports as trade war between Beijing and Washington escalates The new duties, announced Monday, will take effect on June 1, escalating a trade war as negotiations between the two countries have stalled.  &...
17:42, 05/13/2019

Beijing Denounces Hong Kong Protesters After Unrest Enters Its Ninth Week The top Chinese government department responsible for handling Hong Kong affairs denounced the ongoing unrest Monday, after another weekend of violen...
19:28, 07/29/2019

Beijing’s game plan for crushing the Hong Kong protests is now clear | Sebastian Veg Manipulation of public opinion and pressure on the region’s businesses, universities and judiciary are part of the strategyAs protests in Hong Kong a...
11:42, 08/15/2019

Beijing’s game plan for stifling the Hong Kong protests is now clear | Sebastian Veg Manipulation of public opinion and pressure on the region’s businesses, universities and judiciary are part of the strategyAs protests in Hong Kong a...
15:42, 08/15/2019

Trump Says Beijing Should Resolve the Hong Kong Crisis ‘Humanely’ if It Wants a Trade Deal President Donald Trump on Wednesday appeared to tie a peaceful resolution of the unrest gripping Hong Kong to a trade deal with the Chinese governmen...
09:28, 08/15/2019

Hong Kong Activist Walks Free, Calls On Pro-Beijing Leader To Resign Hong Kong democracy activist Joshua Wong called on the city's pro-Beijing leader Carrie Lam to resign after he walked free from prison on Monday, as ...
06:14, 06/17/2019

Stocks in Australia poised to decline; US-China trade talks set to resume in Beijing The U.S. and China are set to resume trade talks later on Tuesday. U.S. Treasury Secretary Steven Mnuchin said in an interview negotiations between t...
02:14, 04/30/2019

Hong Kong Protesters Defy Beijing Warnings, as Police Fire Tear Gas A day of protest began with a “family friendly” rally but ended with fires on a busy shopping street, tear gas and a tunnel under the harbor blocked....
19:14, 08/10/2019

UPDATE 4-Trump sees slowing Chinese growth pressuring Beijing on trade U.S. President Donald Trump on Monday seized on slowing economic growth in China as evidence that U.S. tariffs were having "a major effect" and warne...
22:42, 07/15/2019

U.S. Calls Beijing ‘Thuggish Regime’ for ‘Harassing’ American Diplomat Who Met Pro-Democracy Activists The State Department Thursday accused the Chinese government of leaking personal information about a U.S. diplomat in Hong Kong, including the names ...
09:28, 08/09/2019

U.S.-China negotiators agree to meet again in Beijing: Global Times editor in chief Negotiators from the U.S. and China have agreed to meet again in Beijing in the future for further trade talks, the editor-in-chief of China's Global...
21:14, 05/10/2019

Hong Kong chief executive Carrie Lam’s puzzling apology: Did Beijing blink? And, if so, why? On Sunday, another massive protest in Hong Kong rallied against chief executive Carrie Lam, demanding her to withdraw a controversial extradition bil...
19:56, 06/18/2019

Hong Kong protests, Beijing's tightening grip rattle business community Chaotic scenes of protesters rampaging through Hong Kong's legislature, trashing furniture and daubing graffiti over walls have sent jitters through ...
08:14, 07/03/2019

China Data Suggest Economy Is Still Weak, Boosting Case for Beijing Support An official gauge of China’s manufacturing activity picked up in July, though it remained anemic, building the case for fresh policy support from Bei...
17:00, 07/31/2019

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. Th...
01:42, 05/23/2019

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 t...
20:56, 08/15/2019

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 s...
10:28, 08/13/2019

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...
01:42, 06/08/2019

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 milita...
17:00, 05/23/2019

India Welcomes ASEAN's Outlook On Indo-Pacific Region Welcoming ASEAN's outlook on the Indo-Pacific, India said on Wednesday that it sees important elements of convergence with its own perspective on the...
09:56, 06/27/2019

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 fear...
21:00, 07/18/2019

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 r...
08:14, 08/15/2019

Australia waters down Pacific Islands plea on climate crisis Forum’s chair describes leaders’ 12 hours of talks as ‘very, very tough struggle’Australia stands in opposition to other Pacific Islands nations afte...
20:56, 08/15/2019

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 ...
03:56, 07/16/2019

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...
13:56, 08/14/2019

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 v...
16:42, 07/05/2019

Asia Pacific stocks slip; Wall Street declines for second day Stocks in Asia Pacific slipped in Friday morning trade, following a second day of losses overnight on Wall Street as investors continued to grapple w...
02:14, 05/03/2019

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 se...
01:00, 07/04/2019

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 tou...
15:42, 08/16/2019

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...
14:28, 05/01/2019

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 e...
05:00, 08/14/2019

U.S. official urges Pacific Island nations to keep ties with Taiwan Pacific Island countries that have diplomatic ties with Taiwan should maintain them in the face of "heavy handed" attempts by China to reduce Taiwan'...
12:00, 05/24/2019

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...
10:28, 08/13/2019

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 tr...
15:14, 07/18/2019

US defense chief condemns China's action in Indo-Pacific US Defense Secretary Patrick Shanahan asserted that the Indo-Pacific region was a "priority theater" where the US would support partner nations again...
12:28, 06/01/2019

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...
15:56, 06/27/2019

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 ...
10:14, 05/31/2019

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 ...
18:56, 04/28/2019

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 s...
07:56, 07/31/2019

Nonfiction: How Was Polynesia Populated? Two New Books Explore the Pacific’s Mysteries Christina Thompson’s “Sea People” tells the story of the people of Polynesia and their “discovery,” while Peter Moore’s “Endeavour” looks at the ship...
11:42, 05/14/2019

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 ...
23:28, 07/29/2019

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 cla...
12:56, 06/18/2019

UN leader travels to Pacific to see climate change effects firsthand Speaking in Fiji, UN Secretary-General Antonio Guterres said the Pacific needs stronger international support because climate change is taking place ...
23:00, 05/15/2019

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 bot...
16:42, 08/21/2019

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...
09:56, 08/06/2019

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 swirl...
01:28, 06/23/2019

Plastic Junk Spawns Desert Island Disaster In Pacific Floating plastic garbage has swamped a remote Pacific island once regarded as an environmental jewel and scientists say little can be done to save it...
11:00, 07/30/2019

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 ...
01:42, 06/12/2019

Cosco Focuses on Pacific International Lines as Takeover Target China’s Cosco Shipping Holdings is eyeing Singapore’s Pacific International Lines as a potential takeover target as it looks to expand its footprint ...
15:42, 05/12/2019

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 bl...
20:14, 08/08/2019

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 ...
07:42, 06/23/2019

Trump says Beijing 'broke' trade talk deals, pledges to keep tariffs on Chinese goods U.S. President Donald Trump said on Wednesday that China "broke the deal" it had reached in trade talks with the United States, and vowed not to back...
07:00, 05/09/2019

Beijing bans solo travel to Taiwan amid rising cross-strait tensions The Chinese government announced Wednesday that it will suspend a program allowing solo tourists from 47 cities to visit Taiwan, amid rising cross-st...
13:56, 08/01/2019

Hong Kong marchers pelt Beijing Liaison Office with eggs in latest protest Hundreds of thousands of pro-democracy marchers took the streets of Hong Kong Sunday, marking the sixth straight week of anti-government rallies in t...
19:00, 07/21/2019

Hong Kong could lose special trade status if Beijing intervenes in protests: official A 1992 U.S. law affords Hong Kong preferential treatment in matters of trade and economics compared with China. Areas of special treatment include vi...
06:42, 08/14/2019

Trump may raise Hong Kong protests with Xi as city remains a thorn in Beijing's side Hong Kong has once again burnished its reputation as a thorn in the side of the Chinese Communist Party and its leader, President Xi Jinping, after p...
10:42, 06/17/2019

Beijing Auto Buys Daimler Stake, Bolstering German Carmaker’s Ties to China The deal strengthens the German automaker’s relationship with a Chinese counterpart in a country that has become an important market but where overal...
17:28, 07/23/2019

Chinese state media says Beijing suspects FedEx broke law with failed Huawei shipments Chinese authorities suspect U.S. package delivery company FedEx violated the law by not making shipments of goods from the tech company Huawei to the...
13:14, 07/26/2019

Trump tells Beijing to treat Hong Kong humanely or risk trade deal President offers to meet Xi Jinping as Chinese paramilitary gathers at Hong Kong borderDonald Trump has urged Beijing to treat Hong Kong “humanely” i...
14:00, 08/15/2019

Chinese state media slams attack on Beijing representative's office in Hong Kong An attack on the office of Beijing's representative in Hong Kong by protesters was a "blatant challenge to the central government" and will not be to...
03:42, 07/22/2019

Asia Pacific set to trade mixed despite record highs on Wall Street Stocks in Asia Pacific were set to trade mixed on Thursday following record highs touched by the S&P 500 and Nasdaq Composite overnight on Wall Stree...
02:00, 07/25/2019

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 ...
01:56, 07/31/2019

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-hoppi...
00:14, 07/31/2019

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...
13:28, 07/18/2019

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 sever...
14:28, 05/01/2019

Traffic switch: Houghton Rd improvement project Union Pacific Railroad to I-10 TUCSON – Base paving operations on the west side of Houghton Road from the Union Pacific Railroad south to Interstate 10 are now complete, according ...
22:14, 05/16/2019

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 w...
11:00, 06/19/2019

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. Fe...
06:28, 07/04/2019

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 gl...
11:42, 08/15/2019

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 ...
10:56, 08/15/2019

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 t...
18:42, 08/05/2019

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 Ob...
05:00, 08/01/2019

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-Pacifi...
20:14, 05/27/2019

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...
01:28, 08/15/2019

In World's Deepest Dive, Trash Found On Floor Of Pacific Ocean On the deepest dive ever made by a human inside a submarine, a Texas investor and explorer found something he could have found in the gutter of nearl...
07:42, 05/14/2019

Evidence of Arsenic-Breathing Microbial Life Found in Pacific Ocean Researchers working off the coast of Mexico have discovered evidence of arsenic-breathing life in oxygen-starved waters. These resilient microbes are...
23:00, 05/03/2019

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 Aust...
09:14, 08/14/2019

Stocks in Asia Pacific set to trade mixed as investors await Fed meeting Stocks in Asia were poised to trade mixed on Monday as investors look ahead toward a U.S. Federal Reserve meeting set to happen later in the week sta...
01:56, 06/17/2019

| Pacific rugby: The great brawn drain that left poor nations behind Rugby aims to open up new frontiers this year when Japan host the Rugby World Cup, but the talent-rich Pacific island nations feel they are still bei...
08:14, 07/04/2019

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 collap...
05:42, 08/16/2019

Asia Pacific stocks slip; Fed's Powell hints there won't be rate cuts Stocks in Asia Pacific declined in Thursday morning trade, following the U.S. Federal Reserve's overnight monetary policy decision and hints tha...
02:42, 05/02/2019

Fiji PM accuses Australia's Morrison of 'insulting' Pacific island nations Fiji Prime Minister Frank Bainimarama accused Australian Prime Minister Scott Morrison of insulting leaders of Pacific island nations during a region...
10:00, 08/17/2019

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 specia...
23:42, 05/22/2019

Asia Pacific shares trade mixed as Dow winning streak ends Shares in Asia Pacific traded mixed on Wednesday morning following an overnight trading session on Wall Street that saw the end of the Dow Jones Indu...
03:56, 06/12/2019

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 ele...
04:28, 05/22/2019

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 Wed...
20:28, 05/22/2019

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 H...
06:00, 08/20/2019

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 cal...
11:42, 05/22/2019

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 w...
01:28, 07/28/2019

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.   ...
09:42, 06/08/2019

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 co...
10:28, 08/11/2019

Where it all begins: Colombia's peasant farmers fuel Pacific drug trade The wave of drugs arriving in countries like Fiji starts in the jungles of South America where ‘coca is everything’The cocaine market is booming in A...
03:42, 06/26/2019

Graves of 30 US service members believed found on Pacific WWII battlefield  A nonprofit organization that searches for the remains of U.S. service members lost in past conflicts has found what officials believe are the grave...
10:56, 06/26/2019

'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 repor...
02:56, 08/20/2019

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 orb...
04:28, 06/27/2019

Graves of more than 30 US Marines, sailors from WWII discovered on remote Pacific Island Several graves containing what are likely the remains of more than 30 U.S. Marines and sailors killed during one of the bloodiest battles of World Wa...
18:42, 06/26/2019

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 ...
11:42, 08/17/2019

Mike Pompeo to Meet With Allies and Rivals on Asia-Pacific Tour Secretary of State Mike Pompeo will tackle a number of the U.S.’s most critical foreign policy issues across the Asia-Pacific region when he jets off...
09:56, 07/30/2019

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, t...
17:28, 07/18/2019

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 extens...
07:42, 06/28/2019

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 f...
16:28, 08/10/2019

Upset city: 9-1 shot Higher Power wins $1M Pacific Classic Higher Power won the $1 million Pacific Classic by 5 1/4 lengths at Del Mar, leading a trio of long-shot finishers      ...
07:28, 08/18/2019

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 price...
18:14, 07/18/2019

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 decad...
07:56, 08/07/2019

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...
01:14, 07/24/2019

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 usi...
02:28, 05/23/2019

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 wash...
05:28, 06/24/2019

Kim Darroch, U.K. Ambassador to U.S., Resigns After Leak Mr. Darroch said he could no longer perform his role after the release of his candid memos on the Trump administration and President Trump’s angry re...
13:42, 07/10/2019

U.K. Ambassador to U.S. Resigns After Leaked Cables Britain’s ambassador to the U.S. said he is resigning after secret cables in which he criticized President Trump were leaked, causing a diplomatic fi...
15:28, 07/10/2019

EPA air chief under ethics scrutiny resigns Bill Wehrum, the U.S. Environmental Protection Agency official in charge of revising power plant rules, revamping vehicle emission standards and biof...
21:56, 06/26/2019

U.S. EPA air chief under ethics scrutiny resigns Bill Wehrum, the U.S. Environmental Protection Agency official in charge of revising power plant rules and revamping vehicle emission standards who c...
23:28, 06/26/2019

Mark Rylance resigns from RSC over BP sponsorship Actor says Royal Shakespeare Company deal helps oil firm ‘obscure reality of its activities’With its links to BP, I can’t stay in the RSC | Mark Ryla...
19:00, 06/21/2019

Theresa May Resigns: Live Updates Mrs. May said on Friday that she would step down as leader of the Conservative Party and then as Britain’s prime minister, after repeatedly failing t...
15:14, 05/24/2019

Audi U.S. chief Del Rosso resigns After less than half a year at the helm of Audi of America, President Mark Del Rosso has stepped down, effective immediately. He will be replaced on ...
01:56, 05/03/2019

More Than Me Founder and CEO Katie Meyler Resigns Published in partnership with ProPublica, a nonprofit newsroom based in New York. Katie Meyler, the CEO and founder of More Than Me, has resigned six...
18:42, 04/28/2019

Kosovo PM resigns before questioning at The Hague Ramush Haradinaj agrees to appear at Serbia war crimes inquiry but not as leaderKosovo’s prime minister has resigned after being invited for question...
00:00, 07/20/2019

CEO of supplier SGL resigns after profit warning The German supplier to BMW and VW Group must rework its forecast for the next three years and said restructuring measures were being considered after...
01:42, 08/16/2019

Christine Lagarde Resigns as IMF's Chief Christine Lagarde submitted her formal resignation as managing director of the International Monetary Fund to prepare for the nomination process to b...
18:14, 07/16/2019

Nikki Haley warns of China threat, calls Beijing ‘our foremost national security concern’ Former U.S. Ambassador to the United Nations Nikki Haley on Tuesday described China as America’s’ “foremost national security concern,” warning that ...
00:14, 05/15/2019

Beijing says Hong Kong protests 'show signs of terrorism.' If you only watch state media, you probably agree Out-of-control mobs beating up police. Crazed separatists throwing petrol bombs and vandalizing government buildings. The symbols of the country insu...
01:28, 08/14/2019

Trump’s tariff increase on $200 billion in Chinese imports takes effect, heightening US tensions with Beijing BEIJING (AP) — Trump’s tariff increase on $200 billion in Chinese imports takes effect, heightening US tensions with Beijing....
07:14, 05/10/2019

Hong Kong protesters defy threats from Beijing, police and heavy rain for yet another huge march  This is now the 11th week of protests here in Hong Kong, which are reaching what demonstrators believe to be a tipping point amid an intensifying cra...
11:28, 08/18/2019

Chinese diplomat warns Beijing ‘will not sit on its hands’; military runs drills near Hong Kong border The Chinese ambassador in the United Kingdom issued a stern warning Thursday, saying that Beijing will “not sit on its hands” amid ongoing near-daily...
16:28, 08/15/2019

‘Any Attempt to Play With Fire Will Only Backfire.’ Beijing Issues Stern Warning to Hong Kong Protesters The Chinese government issued its harshest rebuke of Hong Kong’s protests to date Tuesday, condemning recent actions as a threat to the city...
11:56, 08/06/2019

Asia Pacific stocks trade subdued as investors await Trump-Xi meeting Markets in Asia Pacific traded cautiously on Thursday as investors await the meeting between U.S. President Donald Trump and Chinese President Xi Jin...
03:28, 06/27/2019

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 cli...
14:56, 08/16/2019

Asia-Pacific Group Backs India For Non-Permanent UN Security Council Seat In a highly significant diplomatic win for India and testament to its global stature, India's candidature for a non-permanent seat at the powerful UN...
08:42, 06/26/2019

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...
00:42, 06/08/2019

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...
01:42, 07/11/2019

Category 3 Hurricane Erick spins in Pacific Ocean, could hit Hawaii by week's end Hurricane Erick strengthened Tuesday in the eastern Pacific Ocean and is forecast to approach Hawaii toward the end of the week.    &...
19:56, 07/30/2019

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,...
11:01, 08/14/2019

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 infl...
15:00, 05/27/2019

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 education...
19:14, 05/10/2019

First Russian-Chinese air patrol in Asia-Pacific draws shots from South Korea Russia carried out what it said was its first long-range joint air patrol in the Asia-Pacific region with China on Tuesday, a mission that triggered ...
23:42, 07/23/2019

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 peop...
22:42, 05/13/2019

UPDATE 1-Canadian Pacific quarterly profit rises on higher commodity shipments Canadian Pacific Railway reported a 33% rise in adjusted quarterly profit on Tuesday, as the country's second-largest railroad operator earned more f...
16:00, 07/16/2019

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...
12:00, 07/16/2019

Scott Morrison's betrayal of the Pacific was immoral – and completely unnecessary | Nicky Ison Australia’s regional and global influence will not grow unless we are fair dinkum about acting on climate changeAs the Pacific Islands Forum comes to...
08:56, 08/16/2019

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...
09:14, 08/14/2019

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 o...
15:14, 07/18/2019

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...
22:28, 07/18/2019

UPDATE 2-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...
17:42, 07/18/2019

U.S., Japan, South Korea, Australia hold first naval drills in Western Pacific U.S. Navy ships conducted joint drills with warships from allies Japan, Australia and South Korea in their first combined exercise in the Western Pac...
09:14, 05/23/2019

Sacristán resigns as coach of relegated Girona MADRID (AP) — Girona says coach Eusebio Sacristán has resigned following the team’s relegation in the Spanish league. Sacristán still had a yea...
21:14, 05/20/2019

Papua New Guinea's Prime Minister Resigns Papua New Guinea’s veteran Prime Minister Peter O’Neill has resigned following weeks of political turmoil and government defections over his handling...
11:42, 05/26/2019

British PM May resigns, paving way for Brexit confrontation with EU British Prime Minister Theresa May said on Friday she would quit, triggering a contest that will bring a new leader to power who is likely to push fo...
12:00, 05/24/2019

Baltimore shifts to new political era after mayor resigns BALTIMORE (AP) — After ex-Mayor Catherine Pugh’s rapid collapse amid multiple public corruption investigations, Baltimore is quickly shifting i...
05:14, 05/03/2019

N.R.A. Shuts Down Production of NRATV, and Its No. 2 Official Resigns The N.R.A’s top lobbyist, accused of plotting against its leader, has resigned. The group has also shut down its live broadcasting arm and severed ti...
21:00, 06/26/2019

UPDATE 4-U.S. EPA air chief under ethics scrutiny resigns Bill Wehrum, the U.S. Environmental Protection Agency official in charge of revising power plant rules and revamping vehicle emission standards who c...
23:42, 06/26/2019

Senior Official on U.S. 5G Wireless Rollout Resigns A senior figure in the federal government’s effort to maintain an advantage over China on 5G wireless technology deployment abruptly resigned on Thur...
04:00, 05/10/2019

NRA’s top lobbyist resigns amid turmoil within the group The National Rifle Association’s top lobbyist has resigned in another sign of infighting within the powerful gun lobbying group. Chris Cox̵...
21:14, 06/26/2019

| Britain's US ambassador resigns after Trump spat Britain's ambassador to Washington Kim Darroch said he was resigning after drawing Donald Trump's ire for calling the US president "inept" in leaked ...
16:28, 07/10/2019

Italian PM resigns with attack on 'opportunist' Salvini Giuseppe Conte tells Italian Senate that far-right leader has triggered political crisis to serve his own interestsItaly and Salvini face uncertainty...
14:14, 08/21/2019

| US coach Ellis resigns after second Women's World Cup win Jill Ellis, who coached the United States to a second consecutive Women's World Cup title earlier this month, will step down after her team's US Vict...
06:42, 07/31/2019

Papua New Guinea leader formally resigns Days after announcing his intention to resign, Prime Minister Peter O'Neill has formally stepped down from his post. His resignation puts a major gas...
13:14, 05/29/2019

Alexander Acosta resigns as labor secretary Embattled Labor Secretary Alexander Acosta resigned Friday morning amid the fallout over his handling of a sex-trafficking case involving billionaire...
16:28, 07/12/2019

New Zealand’s national coach suddenly resigns WELLINGTON, New Zealand (AP) — New Zealand national soccer coach Fritz Schmid has resigned unexpectedly after only 16 months in the job. In a stateme...
07:28, 06/21/2019

German defense minister resigns to pursue EU’s top job German Defense Minister Ursula von der Leyen, who is running to become the new president of the European Union’s powerful executive says she will ste...
18:00, 07/15/2019

The Latest: Georgia’s parliament speaker resigns TBILISI, Georgia (AP) — The Latest on protests in the Georgian capital (all times local): 3:50 p.m. The speaker of Georgia’s parliament has res...
15:28, 06/21/2019

Director of Jewish Museum Berlin resigns The director of the Jewish Museum Berlin, Peter Schäfer, has resigned following criticism from the Central Council of Jews. At issue were a museum ex...
01:42, 06/15/2019

Georgia's parliament speaker resigns after unrest Irakli Kobakhidze has stepped down following a night of violent protests outside the Georgian parliament. A decision to allow a Russian politician to...
20:56, 06/21/2019

Officer in confrontation with Boulder resident resigns A Boulder, Colorado police officer resigned prior to the release of a police report of an incident between the officer and a black man. The report sa...
05:00, 05/17/2019

‘The green economy is the future,’ UN chief says in Beijing, urging climate solutions that strengthen economies, protect the environment Winning the race against climate change to keep our planet livable and on a healthy trajectory requires action rooted in sustainable solutions aligne...
18:28, 04/28/2019

UPDATE 1-Texas Pacific investors claim 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 specia...
00:28, 05/23/2019

UPDATE 3-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 ...
21:14, 07/18/2019

Proxy firm Glass Lewis recommends General Cook as Texas Pacific trustee Texas Pacific Land Trust said on Monday proxy advisory firm Glass Lewis has recommended that TPL shareholders vote in favour of retired U.S. Air Forc...
18:14, 05/13/2019

Historic deep dive into Pacific's Mariana Trench yields 'obvious human contamination' On the deepest dive ever executed into the Mariana Trench, an American investor-turned-explorer discovered what appeared to be plastic litter nearly ...
11:56, 05/14/2019

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 climat...
20:00, 08/17/2019

Canadian and Japanese leaders tout benefits of Pacific trade deal that Trump abandoned The leaders of Canada and Japan on Sunday touted the benefits of a Pacific trade deal that U.S. President Donald Trump walked away from and said the ...
21:00, 04/28/2019

Turns out there's more plastic pollution in the deep ocean than the Great Pacific Garbage Patch The problem of plastic in the ocean is worse than feared. There’s actually more microplastic 1,000 feet down than there is in the Great Pacific...
07:14, 06/07/2019

Major Asia Pacific markets higher; trade war concerns dampen investor sentiment Major markets in Asia Pacific traded higher on Monday, following a volatile last week for global markets as growing trade war fears dented investor s...
09:47, 08/12/2019

Asia Pacific stocks trade mixed as investors await China's yuan midpoint fix Stocks in Asia Pacific traded mixed Wednesday morning as investors waited for the People's Bank of China (PBOC) to set its daily midpoint fix fo...
03:00, 08/07/2019

Category 3 Hurricane Erick spins in Pacific Ocean, could affect Hawaii by week's end Hurricane Erick strengthened Tuesday in the eastern Pacific Ocean and is forecast to approach Hawaii toward the end of the week.    &...
22:42, 07/30/2019

Pacific Gas & Electric power lines caused California's 'deadliest and most destructive wildfire': officials California authorities said Wednesday that power lines owned and operated by the Pacific Gas & Electric Corp. caused the most destructive wildfire – ...
05:42, 05/16/2019

Battlefield V 2019 Roadmap Confirmed: Pacific Theater, New Maps Revealed - E3 EA Play NEWS Electronic Arts has today announced the roadmap of Battlefield V content updates for 2019. This includes content for Chapters 4 and 5. Here's everyth...
21:28, 06/08/2019

China could win military conflict in Indo-Pacific region even 'before America can respond', think tank warns A new study warns the U.S. has lost its military supremacy in the Indo-Pacific region, with China being able to launch and win a military conflict ev...
00:14, 08/21/2019

Asia Pacific stocks trade mixed as Trump makes China tariff threat Stocks in Asia Pacific traded mixed on Tuesday morning. Meanwhile, U.S. President Donald Trump threatened to impose tariffs on Chinese goods should C...
03:42, 06/11/2019

First tropical storm of the East Pacific season forms off Mexico; poses no threat to land MEXICO CITY (AP) — First tropical storm of the East Pacific season forms off Mexico; poses no threat to land....
21:14, 06/26/2019

MOVES-Bank of America names new Asia-Pacific investment banking co-head - memo Bank of America Merrill Lynch has named Peter Guenthardt as co-head of Asia-Pacific investment banking, according to an internal memo seen by Reuters...
08:14, 07/03/2019

U.S. Coast Guard jumps onto moving suspected drug-smuggling submarine in Pacific Ocean The US Coast Guard cutter Munro intercepted several suspected drug-smuggling vessels, including a semi-submersible vessel and two boats in June 2019....
06:28, 07/12/2019

Asia-Pacific ‘regional parliament’ underway to advance equality, empowerment, for more than four billion citizens The top United Nations body in the Asia-Pacific region opened its annual session this week, calling for greater empowerment of disadvantaged and marg...
18:14, 05/29/2019

RPT-Wall St Week Ahead-Union Pacific, other freight co earnings eyed for tariff effects Results from two major U.S. railroads next week are likely to attract more scrutiny than usual as investors look for signs of how deeply U.S. Preside...
13:14, 07/14/2019

A quarter of Pacific islanders live below ‘basic needs poverty lines’, top UN development forum hears While progress on the Sustainable Development Goals (SDGs) has been made over the past four years, some vulnerable island States are losing momentum ...
21:42, 07/10/2019

Asia Pacific stocks mixed as investors digest renewed US-China trade tensions Stocks in Asia were mixed during Tuesday afternoon trade amid renewed tensions between the U.S. and China after Washington said tariffs on Chinese go...
06:42, 05/07/2019

‘Unacceptable’: Beer named after Pacific island nuke test site draws criticism Manhattan Project Beer Company is under scrutiny by Marshall Islanders who were exposed to high levels of radiation by US government research from 19...
22:00, 08/16/2019

The Latest: Mass RMV head resigns over crash that killed 7 CONCORD, N.H. (AP) — The Latest on a deadly collision between a truck and motorcycles in rural New Hampshire (all times local): 8:40 p.m. The head of...
04:00, 06/26/2019

Italy's Prime Minister attacks Salvini and resigns Italy's Prime Minister Giuseppe Conte resigned on Tuesday, effectively averting a no-confidence vote tabled by the far-right League party's leader Ma...
22:42, 08/20/2019

Crowned, defined and destroyed by Brexit, UK PM Theresa May resigns Without Brexit, Theresa May might never have occupied 10 Downing Street. It let her in, chewed her up with help from all sides, and spat her out. But...
00:56, 06/07/2019

Canada's Point Man In Washington, Key Trudeau Advisor, Resigns Canadian Prime Minister Justin Trudeau unexpectedly announced on Thursday that the Canadian ambassador to the United States, who played a pivotal rol...
06:14, 08/09/2019

Australia's cybersecurity chief Alastair MacGibbon resigns MacGibbon's decision to resign at the "end of the electoral cycle" makes sense both organisationally and personally, especially given the potential...
08:42, 05/06/2019

Chief of Merkel's junior coalition partner resigns Andreas Nahles’s resignation fuels fears Germany’s embattled government may fallThe leader of Chancellor Angela Merkel’s junior coalition partner, th...
12:42, 06/02/2019

Pennsylvania GOP Chair Resigns Amid Dick Pic Scandal Pennsylvania’s Republican party chair announced he’d be resigning today after a sexting scandal was revealed, according to the New York Times....
04:56, 06/26/2019

#PickingUpTrashWhileBlack: Colorado Cop Resigns After Drawing Gun on Man Cleaning His Yard John Smyly, a white Colorado police officer caught on video pulling a gun on a black man picking up trash outside his home, has resigned....
19:14, 05/18/2019

Papua New Guinea prime minister resigns after 7 years PORT MORESBY, Papua New Guinea (AP) — Papua New Guinea Prime Minister Peter O’Neill has resigned after seven years on the job. His announcement...
09:56, 05/26/2019

Theresa May's resigns as Tory leader: PM's highs and lows It started with a pledge on the steps of Downing Street to tackle "burning injustices", but Brexit sapped her energy and her time in office ended wit...
11:14, 06/09/2019

US Labor Secretary Acosta resigns over Epstein affair Donald Trump's Labor Secretary Alexander Acosta has resigned after criticism of a legal deal made years ago that led to financier Jeffrey Epstein onl...
18:56, 07/12/2019

US state department’s top official for Latin America resigns Kimberley Breier becomes the fourth assistant secretary of state to depart this yearThe US Department of State’s top official for Latin America has r...
18:42, 08/08/2019

Donald Trump's intelligence chief Dan Coats resigns Dan Coats, who was tasked with overseeing the 17 US intelligence agencies, will leave his post. Coats' two-year tenure was marked by disagreements wi...
07:56, 07/29/2019

Missouri officer accused in shooting of shoplifter resigns LADUE, Mo. (AP) — A suburban St. Louis police officer indicted for shooting a shoplifting suspect has resigned from her department. Ladue Police Offi...
00:42, 05/04/2019

Prominent MIT professor resigns in protest over lab's links to Epstein Ethan Zuckerman announced he was leaving after it was revealed MIT Media Lab director took money from financierA prominent professor at MIT Media Lab...
19:56, 08/21/2019

Founder of K-pop label YG resigns amid drugs and sex scandals Yang Hyun-suk, founder of South Korea's YG Entertainment which manages top K-pop performers, stepped down on Friday from his duties as chief producer...
15:28, 06/14/2019

Polish advocate for church victims resigns in scandal WARSAW, Poland (AP) — The founder and head of a Polish organization dedicated to helping victims of pedophile priests has resigned after allegations ...
11:00, 05/30/2019

Kim Darroch, U.K. Ambassador, Resigns After Leak of Trump Memos Mr. Darroch said he could no longer perform his role after the leak of his memos calling the Trump administration “clumsy and inept” and President Tr...
16:00, 07/10/2019

Air New Zealand boss Luxon resigns, could pursue politics WELLINGTON, New Zealand (AP) — Air New Zealand Chief Executive Christopher Luxon says he is resigning after seven years in the top job at the nationa...
09:56, 06/19/2019

Sir Kim Darroch resigns as UK ambassador to US amid Trump memo row Britain's ambassador to Washington quit today after the leak of diplomatic cables he had written which were damning about Donald Trump's administrati...
14:42, 07/10/2019

| Italy in limbo after PM Conte attacks Salvini and resigns Italian Prime Minister Giuseppe Conte said Tuesday he would resign, lashing out at far-right Interior Minister Matteo Salvini for pursuing his own in...
01:00, 08/21/2019

Rakhimov resigns from troubled boxing body AIBA An Uzbekistani businessman with alleged links to organized crime resigned Monday as president of the International Boxing Association after his tenur...
14:00, 07/15/2019

Mexico’s treasury secretary resigns, cites interference Mexico’s treasury secretary has resigned, complaining of the appointment of unqualified officials by “influential people in the current administratio...
01:00, 07/10/2019

DCCC's Allison Jaslow resigns over diversity complaints Allison Jaslow resigned Monday as executive director of the Democratic Congressional Campaign Committee amid criticism that the organization lacks di...
12:42, 07/30/2019

Sacristán resigns as coach of relegated Girona Girona says coach Eusebio Sacristán has resigned following the team's relegation in the Spanish league       &#...
20:14, 05/20/2019

Mayor of Baltimore resigns amid book scandal Democratic Baltimore Mayor Catherine Pugh resigned Thursday amid an ongoing scandal over a no-bid book deal steered to the University of Maryland Med...
04:28, 05/03/2019

Another NRA board member resigns as turmoil sweeps through organization A fourth person has resigned from the National Rifle Association’s board of directors amid turmoil sweeping through the top ranks of the gun ri...
18:28, 08/13/2019

Gimelstob resigns from ATP board, week after case sentencing Justin Gimelstob resigns from ATP board of directors, a little more than a week after pleading no contest to misdemeanor assault for attacking former...
20:28, 05/01/2019

North Macedonia lawmaker resigns over taped conversation SKOPJE, North Macedonia (AP) — A lawmaker in North Macedonia is resigning after an illegally taped phone conversation in which he appeared to be orde...
19:56, 05/23/2019

Denmark PM resigns after left-leaning parties' election win Denmark's center-right prime minister has resigned after a general election that ended with a gain for left-leaning parties and a big loss for populi...
16:42, 06/06/2019

Kosovo Leader Resigns After Being Called to War Crimes Court Prime Minister Ramush Haradinaj, a former commander of the separatist Kosovo Liberation Army, urged President Hashim Thaci to call an early parliamen...
21:42, 07/19/2019

Erstad resigns as Nebraska coach after regional elimination LINCOLN, Neb. (AP) — Darin Erstad has resigned as Nebraska’s baseball coach, saying he wants to spend more time with his family. Erstad’s...
01:56, 06/04/2019

Theresa May resigns: PM will remain for Trump visit, EU summit - but what happens next? British Prime Minister Theresa May’s dramatic announcement that she’s stepping down as Conservative Party leader on June 7, sparking questions about ...
17:14, 05/24/2019

South Korean TV star resigns after spycam scandal Kim Sung-joon was allegedly caught photographing a woman in a subway station, the latest in a string of ‘molka’ incidentsA well-known South Korean br...
10:28, 07/09/2019

NY judge resigns after conflict of interest in divorce case A respected long-time upstate judge agreed to resign after he was caught dishing out orders from the bench that helped him in a divorce case he was w...
01:15, 08/13/2019

Tearful Theresa May resigns, paving way for Brexit confrontation with EU Fighting back tears, Theresa May said on Friday she would quit, setting up a contest that will install a new British prime minister who could pursue ...
14:56, 05/24/2019

Congo health minister resigns over Ebola snub Congo's health minister resigned on Monday after being stripped of responsibility for managing the country's Ebola outbreak, potentially paving the w...
18:56, 07/22/2019

Mexico's environment minister resigns over flight delay Mexico's environment minister has resigned after ordering a flight to delay its departure by 40 minutes, saying no one should have special privileges...
09:14, 05/26/2019

Mexico's environment minister resigns for delaying flight Mexico's minister of the environment presented her resignation to President Andrés Manuel López Obrador Saturday, the second Cabinet resignation in l...
02:56, 05/26/2019

Mexico’s environment minister resigns for delaying flight Mexico’s minister of the environment presented her resignation to President Andrés Manuel López Obrador on Saturday, the second Cabinet resignation i...
02:00, 05/26/2019

Margot James resigns as minister after voting against Government Margot James has resigned as digital minister after she voted for an amendment to block the next prime minister from suspending parliament and forcin...
00:00, 07/19/2019

Embattled Baltimore mayor resigns following federal raids Baltimore Mayor Catherine Pugh, whose home and offices were raided by federal law enforcement last week amid questions over her financial dealings, a...
22:28, 05/02/2019

Cop who refused to enter scene of ax attack resigns from NYPD He got the ax after all. One of the Brooklyn cops who refused to enter the blood-soaked apartment where an ax attack left a woman nearly decapitated ...
21:14, 05/02/2019

WATCH: Alleged cocaine smugglers toss items overboard during high-speed Pacific pursuit U.S. Coast Guard personnel based out of San Diego, Calif., intercepted a small motorboat with approximately 2,300 pounds of cocaine onboard earlier t...
13:28, 07/26/2019

Breaking record for deepest dive, explorer says Pacific's Mariana Trench 'incredibly peaceful place' Victor Vescovo took the journey to what is believed to be the deepest point mankind has visited in any ocean -- finding shocking things from new spec...
05:28, 05/15/2019

Friday’s Daily Brief: Fundraising for Mozambique, Assange’s rights, Asia-Pacific development, Somalia updates This Friday, we cover: a donor conference to support life-saving and recovery aid for Mozambique following two recent devastating cyclones; the need ...
22:56, 05/31/2019

Asia Pacific stocks mixed as China sets the yuan midpoint slightly weaker than expected Asia Pacific stocks traded mixed Wednesday as the People's Bank of China set its daily yuan midpoint at 6.9996 per dollar, which was slightly we...
06:14, 08/07/2019

Puerto Rico governor resigns amid turmoil over his successor Ricardo Rosselló swears in Pedro Pierluisi but island faces continuing political upheavalThe governor of Puerto Rico, Ricardo Rosselló, resigned on F...
03:00, 08/03/2019

Puerto Rico governor resigns as promised; successor sworn in Puerto Rico Gov. Ricardo Rosselló has resigned as promised, clearing the way for veteran politician Pedro Pierluisi to be sworn in as his replacement...
04:42, 08/03/2019

Philly police commissioner Richard Ross Jr. unexpectedly resigns Philadelphia’s police commissioner stepped down Tuesday amid allegations of sexual harassment and racial discrimination within the department. ...
08:42, 08/21/2019

Puerto Rico governor resigns after weeks of mass protests Puerto Rico Governor Ricardo Rosselló on Wednesday said he would resign after almost two weeks of protests calling for him to step down over a scanda...
07:56, 07/25/2019

Christine Lagarde resigns from IMF to become president of European Central Bank International Monetary Fund Managing Director Christine Lagarde submitted her resignation Tuesday to take on a new role as president of the European ...
00:00, 07/17/2019

U.S.-U.K. ‘special relationship’ is in tatters after British ambassador, under fire, resigns President Trump saw an opportunity to embarrass the British government, already divided by Brexit, and used it to drive a wedge into another country....
04:56, 07/11/2019

Chilean Bishop Resigns After Comments on Absence of Women at Last Supper The church gave no reason for the resignation of Carlos Eugenio Irarrázabal. But it came after he said that perhaps women “like to be in the back roo...
11:56, 06/15/2019

Chile bishop resigns after suggesting there is a reason the Last Supper had no women Carlos Eugenio Irarrazaval stands down, weeks after appointment by pope to clean up church’s public imageA Chilean auxiliary bishop appointed by Pope...
07:28, 06/15/2019

French environment minister resigns over lobster, champagne dinners French Environment Minister Francois de Rugy resigned Tuesday after facing criticism for hosting luxurious dinners that appeared to have little to do...
01:14, 07/17/2019

Tupac-Obsessed Iowa Public Servant Resigns In Mystery The Iowa Department for Human Services provides services to the poor, children, senior citizens, and people with mental illness, addictions, or disab...
01:00, 07/18/2019

Head of Louis Armstrong House Museum Resigns After Discord The man hired six months ago to lead the Louis Armstrong House Museum into a new era has resigned following conflict between the new boss and staff o...
02:28, 07/21/2019

Rahul Gandhi Resigns as Leader of India’s Congress Party Mr. Gandhi, a scion of the political dynasty that governed India for decades, accused Prime Minister Narendra Modi’s party of “crushing the voice of ...
20:28, 07/03/2019

Senegal President's brother resigns after allegations of energy fraud The brother of Senegal's President Macky Sall has resigned from his government post after allegations of fraud relating to natural gas contracts, he ...
00:28, 06/25/2019

Migrant children relocated as US Border Agency commissioner resigns Around 250 children have been moved from a squalid detention center that was lacking in food, water, and medicine. Customs and Border Agency commissi...
23:56, 06/25/2019

CNN photo editor resigns after anti-Semitic tweets unearthed A CNN photo editor has resigned after anti-Semitic tweets he sent in 2011 surfaced, including one in which he mentioned “Jewish pigs” kil...
19:56, 07/26/2019

French Minister Who Dined on Lobster at Taxpayers’ Expense Resigns François de Rugy was shown to have hosted family and friends for lavish meals at his official residence when he was president of the National Assembl...
16:28, 07/16/2019

Congo health minister resigns over government handling of Ebola Congo's health minister, Oly Ilunga, resigned on Monday in protest at the presidency's announcement last week that it was stripping his team of contr...
17:42, 07/22/2019