Thousands of tourists visit Macau, Hong Kong during Golden Week holidays

[ad_1] HONG KONG, Oct 6 (Reuters) – Hundreds of thousands of visitors have flocked to the Chinese-controlled regions of Macau and Hong Kong since Sept. 29, data shows as China wraps up its Golden Week holiday, although the figures amounted to just about 85% of pre-pandemic levels. In the world’s biggest gambling hub of Macau, … Read more

Drought-hit Panama Canal lets more unbooked ships pass in bid to ease queue

[ad_1] Monrovia NSU CHALLENGER bulk carrier transits the expanded canal through Cocoli Locks at the Panama Canal, on the outskirts of Panama City, Panama April 19, 2023. REUTERS/Aris Martinez/File Photo PANAMA CITY, Aug 10 (Reuters) – The drought-hit Panama Canal has temporarily limited the number of new reserved passage slots to help ease a bottleneck … Read more

Special Report: US, Swedish prosecutors study graft complaint naming son of Turkey’s Erdogan

[ad_1] June 26 (Reuters) – Anti-corruption authorities in the United States and Sweden are reviewing a complaint alleging that the Swedish affiliate of a U.S. company pledged to pay tens of millions of dollars in kickbacks if a son of Turkey’s President Recep Tayyip Erdogan helped it secure a dominant market position in the country. … Read more

Breakingviews – Toyota governance fight gets stuck in traffic

[ad_1] MELBOURNE, May 30 (Reuters Breakingviews) – Governance campaigns against Japanese companies have a hard enough time gaining traction as it is. ValueAct Capital’s two-year campaign against Seven & i (3382.T) culminated last week with at best just a third of shareholders backing its four board candidates. Now proxy advisory firms are targeting Toyota’s (7203.T) … Read more

Exclusive: Big Tech accounting for over 5% of traffic should pay for EU’s 5G rollout – telcos

[ad_1] STOCKHOLM/MILAN, May 17 (Reuters) – Technology companies which account for more than 5% of a telecoms provider’s peak average internet traffic should help pay for the rollout of 5G and broadband across Europe, according to a draft proposal by the telecoms industry. The proposal is part of feedback to the European Commission which launched … Read more

Exclusive: Big Tech accounting for over 5% of traffic should pay for EU’s 5G rollout – telcos

[ad_1] STOCKHOLM/MILAN, May 17 (Reuters) – Technology companies which account for more than 5% of a telecoms provider’s peak average internet traffic should help pay for the rollout of 5G and broadband across Europe, according to a draft proposal by the telecoms industry. The proposal is part of feedback to the European Commission which launched … Read more