China: Crunch time for Evergrande as unit sale collapses

Meanwhile, the broader Chinese property sector has come under pressure, with new-home prices falling for the first time in six years in September, while the real estate and construction industries

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Brokerages retain views on Nestle India

Most analysts retained their ratings on Nestle India after the company posted a 5.2% rise in net profit to Rs 617.4 crore for the quarter ended September. The maker of

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Taliban praise suicide bombers, offer families cash and land

Sirajuddin Haqqani, the acting interior ministry who has a $10 million U.S. bounty on his head as a “specially designated global terrorist”, met the families at a ceremony at the

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Odds of war with China in next year ‘very low’, says Taiwan despite heightened tension

Earlier this month China mounted four consecutive days of mass air force incursions into Taiwan’s ADIZ, which covers a broader area than Taiwan’s territorial air space. Taiwan monitors and patrols

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Major coal miners in China vow to boost output, cap thermal coal prices during winter and spring

They have vowed to keep spot prices of thermal coal with an energy content of 5,500 kilocalories delivered to Bohai Bay in northern China below 1,800 yuan ($282) per tonne,

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Technology best way to achieve climate target: Australia PM Scott Morrison

“If you have a credible plan … with the proper transparencies Australia’s well known for, then it can be a great positive for Australia,” Morrison told Parliament, referring to the

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Xiaomi CEO says firm to mass produce its own cars in H1 2024: Company spokesperson

In March, Xiaomi said it would commit to investing $10 billion in a new electric car division over the next ten years. The company completed the business registration of its

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Fly more, pollute less: The great aviation conundrum

Between 2009 and 2019, carriers improved their energy efficiency by 21.4 percent, according to the International Air Transport Association (IATA). But that was not enough to prevent the sector’s emissions

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Climate: Removing CO2 from the air no longer optional

Even scientists sceptical about its feasibility agree that without carbon dioxide removal (CDR) — aka “negative emission” — it will be very difficult to meet the Paris Agreement goal of

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Bangladesh violence: Over 60 houses of Hindu community torched

On Wednesday, communal violence broke out in several places in Bangladesh after news broke on social media about the alleged desecration of the Holy Quran at a Durga Puja venue

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