Foxconn’s woes to take bigger toll on giant China iPhone plant as more workers leave -source

Foxconn’s woes to take bigger toll on giant China iPhone plant as more workers leave -source

Foxconn Zhengzhou plant’s Nov shipments to fall further – source Worker unhappiness at plant escalated into protests this week Over 20,000 workers, mostly new recruits, have left – source TAIPEI, Nov 25 (Reuters) – Foxconn’s (2317.TW) flagship iPhone plant in China is set to see its November shipments further reduced by the latest bout of … Read more

Stocks churn ahead of Fed minutes as oil tumbles on price cap plan

Stocks churn ahead of Fed minutes as oil tumbles on price cap plan

Fed minutes for November due at 1900 GMT U.S. Thanksgiving public holiday on Thursday Stock eke out slim gains globally Euro zone economic data points to recession China hit by rising COVID-19 infections LONDON, Nov 23 (Reuters) – Global shares churned on Wednesday ahead of minutes of a Federal Reserve meeting that could shed light … Read more

Showing off songs and sequins, Museum of Broadway opens in New York

Showing off songs and sequins, Museum of Broadway opens in New York

NEW YORK, Nov 14 (Reuters) – Right on Times Square in the heart of New York’s theater district, a new Museum of Broadway is designed to take fans behind the curtain of some of its biggest musicals. Rooms in the museum on 45th Street, which opens on Tuesday, use music, videos, glittering costumes and walk-through … Read more

India’s Morbi bridge collapse death toll rises to 135 as search continues

India’s Morbi bridge collapse death toll rises to 135 as search continues

MORBI, India, Nov 1 (Reuters) – The death toll from an Indian foot bridge collapse rose to 135 on Tuesday with search operations entering a third day, although authorities said nearly all those believed to have been missing are now accounted for. The colonial-era suspension bridge over the Machchhu river in Morbi was packed with … Read more

At least 15 killed in attack on Shi’ite shrine in Iran – state news agency

At least 15 killed in attack on Shi’ite shrine in Iran – state news agency

Women and children among casualties – Tasnim news agency Agency close to top security body says attackers not Iranian Protesters mark 40 days since Mahsa Amini’s death in custody DUBAI, Oct 26 (Reuters) – At least 15 people were killed in an attack on a Shi’ite Muslim shrine in the Iranian city of Shiraz on … Read more

Elon Musk sells $1 million worth of new perfume, ‘Burnt Hair’

Elon Musk sells  million worth of new perfume, ‘Burnt Hair’

Oct 12 (Reuters) – The world’s richest man, Elon Musk, has scented a new opportunity to capitalise on quirky products, launching a perfume called “Burnt Hair” that he said sold 10,000 bottles to earn a million dollars in just a few hours. “With a name like mine, getting into the fragrance business was inevitable – … Read more

London’s Battersea Power Station reborn as office and shopping hub

London’s Battersea Power Station reborn as office and shopping hub

LONDON, Oct 4 (Reuters) – London’s Battersea Power Station reopens next week as a glitzy hub of offices, flats, restaurants and shops after decades of failed attempts to reinvigorate one of the capital’s most iconic buildings, often described as the “Everest of real estate”. The 1930s power station once supplied a fifth of London’s electricity, … Read more

U.S. railroad strike averted with deal brokered by Biden administration

U.S. railroad strike averted with deal brokered by Biden administration

WASHINGTON, Sept 15 (Reuters) – Major U.S. railroads and unions secured a tentative deal on Thursday after 20 hours of intense talks brokered by President Joe Biden’s administration to avert a rail shutdown that could have hit food and fuel supplies across the country and beyond. If they accept the deal that was announced at … Read more

Tesla considering lithium refinery in Texas, seeks tax relief

Tesla considering lithium refinery in Texas, seeks tax relief

The TESLA logo is seen outside a dealership in the Brooklyn borough of New York City, U.S., April 26, 2021. REUTERS/Shannon Stapleton Register now for FREE unlimited access to Reuters.com Register Sept 9 (Reuters) – Tesla Inc (TSLA.O) is considering setting up a lithium refinery on the gulf coast of Texas, as it looks to … Read more

S.Korea braces for ‘very strong’ typhoon, businesses curb operations

S.Korea braces for ‘very strong’ typhoon, businesses curb operations

A woman makes her way in strong winds brought by Typhoon Hinnamnor in Naha, Okinawa prefecture, Japan, in this photo taken by Kyodo on September 4, 2022. Mandatory credit Kyodo/via REUTERS Register now for FREE unlimited access to Reuters.com Register SEOUL, Sept 5 (Reuters) – Typhoon Hinnamnor neared South Korea on Monday, forcing flight cancellations, … Read more