As business booms for people smugglers using trucks in Texas, risks grow

Law enforcement officers work at the scene where migrants were found dead inside a trailer truck in San Antonio, Texas, US June 28, 2022. REUTERS / Kaylee Greenlee Beal / File Photo Register now for FREE unlimited access to Reuters.com Register WASHINGTON / MONTERREY, July 1 (Reuters) – Months before dozens of migrants died inside … Read more

Business leaders say new Hong Kong chief must open up city, rebuild its image

Water barriers are set up outside the Hong Kong Convention and Exhibition Center, ahead of the 25th anniversary of Hong Kong’s handover to China from Britain, in Hong Kong, China June 29, 2022. REUTERS / Lam Yik / File Photo Register now for FREE unlimited access to Reuters.com Register HONG KONG, June 30 (Reuters) – … Read more

Column: Buying the bear? Equity demand endured market pain: Mike Dolan

A trader works on the floor of the New York Stock Exchange (NYSE) in New York City, US, June 27, 2022. REUTERS / Brendan McDermid Register now for FREE unlimited access to Reuters.com Register LONDON, June 29 (Reuters) – It’s a hard habit to break. You’d be forgiven for thinking the worst two-quarter period for … Read more

Ecuador oil output halved, indigenous leader says protests to carry on

QUITO, June 26 (Reuters) – Ecuador’s oil production has fallen by more than half due to road blockades and vandalism connected to nearly two weeks of anti-government protests, the energy ministry said on Sunday. The sometimes-violent demonstrations by largely indigenous marchers demanding lower fuel and food prices, among other things, began on June 13 and … Read more

Ecuador’s government and indigenous leaders hold first talks amid protests

QUITO, June 25 (Reuters) – Ecuador’s government and indigenous leaders met on Saturday for the first formal talks since mass protests began in the country two weeks ago, legislature head Virgilio Saquicela said. The sometimes-violent demonstrations, which broke out on June 13 driven by indigenous calls for lower fuel and food prices, among other demands, … Read more

Rise of women to top of UK finance is ‘stagnating’

The City of London financial district is seen in London, Britain, October 22, 2021. REUTERS/Hannah McKay Register now for FREE unlimited access to Reuters.com Register LONDON, June 23 (Reuters) – Britain’s six -year drive to increase the number of women in senior management at financial firms is “stagnating” for the first time, a review for … Read more

Analysis: Record numbers of Chinese graduates enter worst job market in decades

10.8 mln Chinese graduates to enter job market in weak economy Youth unemployment at 18.4%, 3 times higher than overall rate Graduates’ jobs a top government priority amid stability risks BEIJING, June 23 (Reuters)-Jenny Bai was among 10 high-performing computer science students from different Chinese universities selected by a Beijing-based internet firm for a job … Read more

In the ‘miracle’ city of Shenzhen, fears for China’s economic future

SHENZHEN, China, June 13 (Reuters) – David Fong made his way from a poor village in central China to the southern boomtown of Shenzhen as a young man in 1997. Over the next 25 years he worked for a succession of overseas manufacturers before building his own multi-million dollar business making everything from schoolbags to … Read more

S.Korea trucker strike enters 7th day as economy faces risks

SEOUL, June 13 (Reuters) – A strike by South Korean truckers entered its seventh day on Monday, posing a test for the country’s new president and deepening stress on Asia’s fourth-largest economy, already facing stagflationary pressures. The strike by unionized truckers seeking higher pay has crippled ports like Busan in the export-dynamo economy, snarling the … Read more

Japan business community seeks further relaxation of border controls

A notice about COVID-19 safety measures is pictured next to closed doors at a departure hall of Narita international airport on the first day of closed borders to prevent the spread of the new coronavirus Omicron variant in Narita, east of Tokyo, Japan, November 30. , 2021. REUTERS / Kim Kyung-Hoon Register now for FREE … Read more