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A tale of two cities, as Xi Jinping visits Hong Kong

"Manhattan meets Hawaii." That’s how I described Hong Kong to outsiders when I first moved here 7 years ago, dazzled by glittering skyscrapers ringing lush green mountains next to the ...

Tokyo June heatwave worst since 1875 as power supply creaks under strain

Japan baked under scorching temperatures for a fourth successive day on Tuesday, as the capital's heat broke nearly 150-year-old records for June and authorities warned power supply remained tight...

Japan warns of possible power cuts amid record high heatwave

Japan experienced its fourth successive day of a heat wave on Tuesday, with citizens cranking up air conditioners for relief. Authorities warned that the increased power consumption could lead to en...

Sri Lanka suspends non-essential fuel supply amid shortages

The Sri Lankan government will ration the supply of fuel to essential services such as transport, health and food deliveries for two weeks from Tuesday, it announced on Monday. "From midnight to...

Nigerian governor lets residents carry guns for self-defense

ABUJA, Nigeria (AP) — A Nigerian governor has ordered the issuing of licenses so citizens can carry guns to defend themselves against armed groups, a first among the measures drawn up to defeat gunmen...

Lithuania: We're ready if Russia cuts us out of common power grid over Kaliningrad disruptions

Lithuania will be prepared if Russia disconnects it from the regional power grid in retaliation for blocking rail shipments of some Russian goods to Moscow's Kaliningrad exclave, but no military c...

Australia commits to reducing greenhouse emissions by 43%

CANBERRA, Australia (AP) — Australia’s new government on Thursday formally committed to a more ambitious greenhouse gas reduction target of 43% by the end of the decade in fulfillment of a key electio...

Apple, MLS announce 10-year streaming partnership

Apple's foray into live sports took a big step forward Tuesday. Apple and Major League Soccer have announced a 10-year partnership on a streaming service that will allow fans to watc...

PG&E pledges net-zero emissions by 2040, will keep using gas

SACRAMENTO, Calif. (AP) — The nation’s largest utility on Wednesday outlined a multi-decade plan that aims to more rapidly reduce to zero its net greenhouse gas emissions while still using natural gas...

UN report: Ukraine war is increasing suffering of millions

UNITED NATIONS (AP) — The ripple effects of the war in Ukraine are increasing the suffering of millions of people by escalating food and energy prices and worsening a financial crisis, coming on top o...

Venezuelans big presence in caravan after visa requirement

HUIXTLA, Mexico (AP) — After walking for two days along rural highways in southern Mexico with several thousand other migrants, Venezuelan Wilber Pires spent what was supposed to be a day of rest for ...

Migrant caravan on the move in southern Mexico

HUEHUETAN, Mexico (AP) — Several thousand migrants continued walking before dawn through southern Mexico Tuesday, covering ground before the heat of the day and while authorities showed no signs yet o...

Temporary Power Market 2022-2030 Scope and overview, Segments Analysis and Opportunities | CAGR of 11.5%

The global temporary power market size is anticipated to reach USD 10.6 billion by 2026 growing at a CAGR of 11.5% from 2019 to 2026. The report ?Temporary Power Market Share, Size, Trends, & I...

Sri Lanka: Police and protesters clash again as Russian oil docks

Thousands of Sri Lankans took to the streets of the capital on Saturday, on their 50th day of demonstrations demanding that President Gotabaya Rajapaksa step down. Police used tear gas and water can...

Climate change made deadly South Asian heat wave '30 times more likely'

Climate change has strengthened a heat wave that for several weeks has been scorching the homes of more than 1 billion people. The blistering heat — reported to have killed at least 90 people a...