To tackle the kimchi crisis, South Korea is draining huge cabbage warehouses

SEOUL (Reuters) – South Korean kimchi manufacturers are in deep pain — prices have plummeted as a climate change-caused cabbage shortage has driven prices up this year, compounding the damage from cheap offerings from Chinese rivals. Such is the sense of crisis surrounding the spicy, pickled side dish eaten daily by many Koreans that is … Read more

Exclusive Twitter brands post ads next to child pornography accounts

Sept 28 (Reuters) – Some major advertisers including Dyson, Mazda, Forbes and PBS Kids have halted their marketing campaign or removed their ads from parts of Twitter because their promotional ads appeared alongside tweets urging child pornography, the companies told Reuters. Brands ranging from The Walt Disney Company (DIS.N)NBCUniversal (CMCSA.O) The Coca-Cola Company (KO.N) Children’s … Read more

Morning show: Eye of the Storm

Register now to get free unlimited access to Reuters.com Register A look at the day ahead in the US and global markets from Mike Dolan. With Hurricane Ian erupting with its sights set on Cuba and Florida, a global financial storm in the bond and currency markets has subsided moderately – although likely only temporarily. … Read more

Russian conscription pushed some men into mass exodus as airline ticket prices soar

Air tickets from Moscow are sold out Traffic jam at the land border of Russia ‘Panic order’ for airline tickets – Source TBILISI/VALEMA, Finland (Reuters) – Some Russian men rushed to the border on Thursday after President Vladimir Putin ordered a partial mobilization as traffic surged at border crossings with Finland and Georgia and airfares … Read more

At the United Nations, Micronesia denounces Japan’s plan to release Fukushima waters into the Pacific Ocean

A worker, wearing protective suits and masks, takes notes in front of radioactive water storage tanks at the Fukushima Daiichi Nuclear Power Plant of Tokyo Electric Power Corporation (TEPCO) in Okuma City, Fukushima Prefecture, Japan, February 10, 2016. REUTERS/Toro Hanai Register now to get free unlimited access to Reuters.com Register UNITED NATIONS (Reuters) – The … Read more

In an apparent criticism of the Russian patriarch, the pope said that God does not support war

Register now to get free unlimited access to Reuters.com Register NUR-SULTAN (Reuters) – Pope Francis said on Wednesday that God does not direct religions to war, in an implicit criticism of Russian Orthodox Patriarch Kirill, who supports the invasion of Ukraine, and boycotted a conference of religious leaders. On his second day in Kazakhstan, Francis … Read more

Morning Giving: Turning the Tides | Reuters

A trader works at the New York Stock Exchange (NYSE) in New York City, US, September 9, 2022. REUTERS/Brendan McDermid Register now to get free unlimited access to Reuters.com Register A look at the day ahead in the US and global markets from Mike Dolan. Turning tides in this year’s dual political and economic shocks … Read more

Exclusive: Biden hits China with broader restrictions on exports of US chips and gadgets

Semiconductor chips are seen on a computer circuit board in this illustrative photo taken on February 25, 2022. REUTERS/Florence Law/Illustration/file photo Register now to get free unlimited access to Reuters.com Register Next month, several people familiar with the matter said, the Biden administration plans to expand restrictions on US shipments to China of semiconductors used … Read more

Exclusive: EU, US ramp up Russian aluminum and nickel imports since Ukraine war

Aluminum blocks are seen at Wagner Automotive Industry in Gradacak, Bosnia and Herzegovina, February 8, 2022. REUTERS/Dado Rović/File Photo Register now to get free unlimited access to Reuters.com Register The European Union and the United States have largely exempted Russia’s mineral sector from sanctions EU raises imports of Russian aluminum by 13% in March and … Read more

US officials order Nvidia to halt sales of its best AI chips to China

The logo of tech company Nvidia at its headquarters in Santa Clara, California February 11, 2015. REUTERS/Robert Galbraith Register now to get free unlimited access to Reuters.com Register Aug 31 (Reuters) – Chip designer Nvidia Corp (NVDA.O) He said on Wednesday that US officials had asked it to stop exporting two of its top computing … Read more