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US Navy adds powerful new missile in Pacific

Somewhere in the Pacific, a stealthy United States Navy warship is carrying new weapons that analysts say could help to tilt the balance of power in contested areas like the South China Sea....

US Navy adds powerful new missile in Pacific

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BMW X6 adds more powerful engines for 2020 The third-generation X6 is longer and wider than its predecessor, but with a lower height for better aerodynamics. And an illuminated kidney grille will be available for the first time on a BMW with the 2020 X6....
15:34, 07/03/2019

China Warns Of Countermeasures Over US Missile Plans In Asia-Pacific China warned Tuesday it would take unspecified countermeasures if the United States goes ahead with plans to deploy ground-based missiles in the Asia-Pacific region....
15:34, 08/06/2019

Shakeup in U.S. Navy leadership adds to Pentagon churn A surprise shakeup in the U.S. Navy's leadership this week added to some of the biggest churn in memory at top levels of the Pentagon, where positions ranging from the secretary of defense to the heads of military branches have seen jolting turnover....
23:51, 07/08/2019

New Navy air-to-ground missile destroys air defenses from 120 miles The Navy is fast-tracking a new air-to-ground missile engineered to destroy enemy air defenses from farther distances than existing weapons and succeed in hitting radar systems after they are shut down by adversaries....
14:51, 07/11/2019

Navy to christen guided missile destroyer LBJ on Saturday The U.S. Navy plans to christen the USS Lyndon B. Johnson, a Zumalt-class destroyer, on Saturday at General Dynamics-Bath Iron Works shipyard in Bath, Maine....
23:00, 04/28/2019

Navy completes tests of Raytheon's upgraded RAM missile The U.S. Navy completed a series of guided flight tests for Raytheon's upgraded RAM Block 2A short-range, surface-to-air missile, which is expected to be delivered this year, the company said....
15:34, 06/20/2019

Navy plans to shoot nuclear missile from new Columbia-class sub Almost nobody knows where they are at any given time, yet nuclear-armed ballistic missile submarines quietly patrol dark domains of the undersea realm in strategically vital waters around the globe, bringing the prospect of unprecedented destruction ...
06:34, 05/22/2019

Science Applications awarded $41.8M for work on Navy missile systems Science Applications International was awarded $41.8 million by the U.S. Navy for the overhaul and repair of the MK-82 Director and AN/SPG-62 Antenna systems, both part of the AEGIS combat system suite....
20:51, 06/17/2019

Navy taps Raytheon for Tomahawk missile support on $7.2M contract The U.S. Navy's Tomahawk missiles will receive hardware and software upgrades under a $7.2 million contract with Raytheon, which will also provide an updated technical package of the missile's guidance test set....
02:51, 08/24/2019

Navy to move four modern guided-missile destroyers, add helicopter squadron in Spain The U.S. Navy plans to replace four guided-missile destroyers forward deployed to Rota, Spain, with Naval Forces-Europe with more modern ships, and add a helicopter maritime strike squadron to support the destroyers....
05:34, 06/07/2019

Navy reports successful test-firing of Hellfire missile from littoral combat ship A successful test-firing by an Independence-class Littoral Combat Ship Mission Modules program will prompt development tests, the Naval Sea Systems Command said....
20:34, 07/26/2019

US Navy drone shot down by Iranian missile over Strait of Hormuz in 'unprovoked attack,' central command says U.S. military officials returned fire -- verbally -- hours after Iran blasted a Navy high-altitude drone out of the sky over the Strait of Hormuz, with U.S. Central Command leaders on Thursday slamming the "unprovoked" strike and Tehran's subsequent ...
22:34, 06/20/2019

Navy executes successful test of AEGIS Virtual Twin software in missile test The U.S. Navy successfully executed a live-fire drill controlled by a prototype of the AEGIS Virtual Combat Management System, the U.S. Naval Sea Systems Command announced....
23:00, 04/28/2019

U.S. Conducts Missile Test Just 10 Minutes After North Korea's Latest Missile Launch North Korea conducted a new weapons test overnight, firing two missiles into the sea between North Korea and Japan, according to reports from the South Korean military. The U.S. military conducted its own missile test just ten minutes later.Read more...
16:17, 05/09/2019

US Exits Soviet-Era Nuclear Missile Accord, To Accelerate Missile Program The United States vowed to upgrade its cruise and ballistic missile capability as the collapse Friday of a Cold War nuclear pact with Russia triggered fears of a new arms race....
02:00, 08/03/2019

Trump orders the Navy to take away awards 'ridiculously given' to prosecutors who failed to convict a Navy SEAL of murder Drew Angerer/Getty Images President Donald Trump has ordered Navy leaders to take away the awards that were given to Navy prosecutors who failed to convict Navy SEAL Edward Gallagher of murder in a high-profile war crimes trial. The prosecution, but...
07:34, 08/01/2019

Navy SEAL Edward Gallagher's defense lawyer wants to rejoin the Navy to teach prosecutors, says he fears for law-abiding warfighters The defense attorney who won an acquittal for decorated Navy SEAL Edward "Eddie" Gallagher earlier this month is seeking a waiver to rejoin the Navy at a higher rank to help teacher prosecutors how they mishandled the case....
16:51, 07/16/2019

Johnson will never be more powerful than he is now As it stands, Boris Johnson is set to become prime minister in a little over a month with nothing other than a catastrophic gaffe likely to stand in his way....
21:00, 06/17/2019

Man becomes first person to paddleboard across Pacific Ocean A Spanish endurance athlete has become the first man to paddleboard across the Pacific Ocean — an epic 2,900-mile solo voyage from San Francisco to Hawaii lasting 76 days. Antonio de la Rosa, 50, arrived on the shores of Honolulu on Saturday mo...
22:17, 08/26/2019

'When They See Us' makes a powerful case to be seen The miscarriage of justice that surrounded the Central Park Five should by now be well known, but the details of the case, as reenacted, provide the inherent power of "When They See Us," a Netflix miniseries that's strongest at the beginning and end ...
20:00, 05/30/2019

The most-powerful American cars ever Just like the stock market, the neverending American horsepower war has had its ups and downs over the years, but records keep getting broken and the outlook remains bullish....
00:51, 07/02/2019

The Most Powerful Arab Ruler Isn’t M.B.S. It’s M.B.Z. Prince Mohammed bin Zayed grew the U.A.E.’s power by following America’s lead. He now has an increasingly bellicose agenda of his own. And President Trump seems to be following him....
09:34, 06/02/2019

First East Pacific hurricane fades to a low off Mexico MEXICO CITY (AP) — The first hurricane of the Eastern Pacific season has weakened into a remnant low pressure system far off the coast of Mexico. Alvin’s maximum sustained winds hit nearly 75 mph (120 kph) Thursday evening, but the U.S. Nationa...
17:51, 06/29/2019

Hurricane Barbara close to Category 5 far out in Pacific A powerful Hurricane Barbara has rapidly gained strength and is close to growing into a Category 5 storm Tuesday night as it pushes out over the eastern Pacific Ocean, far from land...
06:00, 07/03/2019

Hate makes a comeback in the Pacific Northwest SPOKANE, Wash. (AP) — Nearly two decades after the Aryan Nations compound was demolished in northern Idaho, far-right extremists are again drawing attention in the Pacific Northwest. While white nationalism has been on the rise across the U.S., it ha...
20:51, 05/25/2019

Hurricane Barbara is weakening far out in Pacific Ocean Hurricane Barbara is losing strength over opens waters far from land in the Pacific, with its maximum sustained winds dipping to 130 mph (215 kph) from a peak of 155 mph (250 kph)...
06:17, 07/04/2019

NZ to fund NZ$10m to support Pacific cybersecurity strategy Over the next five years, the New Zealand government will support Pacific countries as they secure their infrastructure and data, enhance online safety, and implement new cyber crime laws....
05:51, 09/13/2019

Netflix's 'Pacific Rim' anime will debut in 2020 Netflix's anime adaptation of Pacific Rim will emerge from the depths when it hits the streaming service sometime next year. The animated expansion of the giant mech saga will run for at least two seasons, IGN reported....
01:51, 07/05/2019

2018: A “Bizarre Year” for the Asia-Pacific Judging by the headline-grabbing events from the Korean Peninsula to India, China, Japan and Australia, social mood across the region is in flux. Watch our Asian-Pacific Financial Forecast editor, Mark Galasiewski, give you the highlights of the new,...
15:34, 05/01/2019

5G Adoption Will Be Slow Across Asia-Pacific: Moody's Moody's Investors Service had said that current business case for 5G is not compelling and adoption will be slow across Asia-Pacific. Lack of demand and a clear business case for deployment are likely......
18:00, 07/01/2019

Australia's 'Pacific Guantanamo' Quietly Emptied Only a handful of people remained at a remote migrant detention centre on Papua New Guinea's Manus Island Tuesday, as authorities quietly empty a facility often dubbed "Australia's Guantanamo"....
21:51, 09/10/2019

China not seeking 'sphere of influence' in Pacific, Xi says China is not seeking a sphere of influence in Pacific Ocean island states, President Xi Jinping told the visiting prime minister of Vanuatu amid fears in Western capitals of China's growing role in the region....
05:51, 05/29/2019

Alvin becomes first hurricane of 2019 Pacific season Alvin became the first hurricane of the 2019 tropical season and could be just the first of several tropical systems to travel through the Eastern Pacific in the coming week....
20:51, 06/28/2019

Some Of EVE Online's Most Powerful Groups Are Heading For War EVE Online is infamous for many things: scams that leave their victims devastated, player-created empires that span the stars, and perhaps most for war. The wars of EVE involve thousands of players across the globe, all focused on singular goals. Th...
19:17, 05/23/2019

World's most powerful passports revealed Once again, Asia leads the way in the Henley Passport Index's guide to the world's most powerful passports. But in the latest report for 2019, there's change at the top...
17:51, 07/02/2019

Apple reveals the powerful new iPhone 11 Pro and Pro Max As usual, Apple's latest batch of iPhones aren't exactly surprising, thanks to plenty of detailed leaks throughout the year. Today, the company unveiled the iPhone 11 Pro and iPhone 11 Pro Max, its high-end smartphones that'll join the...
23:17, 09/10/2019

Panasonic S1R review: Big, powerful and too expensive In a brutal camera market, only the strong survive. Until recently, Panasonic has not just survived, but thrived by focusing on niche, video-centric mirrorless cameras like the GH5. With the S1 and S1R models, though, it's going head-on with riv...
18:00, 07/29/2019

New Ferrari 812 GTS is most powerful production convertible Maranello’s first front-mounted V12 drop-top in half a century has unparalleled performance in its segment The Ferrari 812 GTS is the world’s most powerful production drop-top on sale – revealed 50 years after the debut of the last Ferrari V12 spide...
23:51, 09/09/2019

Philippines rocked by powerful earthquake A new powerful earthquake hit the central Philippines on Tuesday, a day after a magnitude 6.1 quake rattled the country’s north and left at least 16 people dead, including in a collapsed supermarket, where rescuers scrambled to find survivors. ...
20:51, 04/28/2019

Airbus CEO hints at more powerful A321 jet Airbus Chief Executive Guillaume Faury hinted on Tuesday at the launch of a more powerful new A321 jet, saying the planemaker's current A321LR was the world's longest-range single-aisle jet "for the moment."...
22:00, 05/21/2019

‘Tariffs for a Country Are Very Powerful,’ Trump Says President Trump praised the effects of tariffs, on the same day United States and Chinese officials were scheduled to meet to negotiate a trade deal....
23:00, 05/09/2019

Strike Brett Gardner Down, And He Will Only Become More Powerful When he gets upset about poor umpiring, Yankees outfielder Brett Gardner has been doing ... whatever it is he’s doing in that GIF above. Some might call it a healthy venting of frustration, but others might call it obnoxious tantrum-throwing. Someone...
01:34, 08/20/2019

Sony Xperia 1 review: Powerful, but not sensible I don't love admitting this, but it can be hard to take Sony's phones seriously sometimes. That's not because of a lack of effort on its part — it's more that the phones they do release often seem gleefully out of step with ...
19:51, 07/15/2019

R8 LMS GT2 is Audi’s most powerful customer racer yet Aero upgrades and race exhaust liberate 640bhp from naturally aspirated V10 Audi is expanding its customer racing programme to the emerging GT2 class with the R8 LMS GT2. Based on the R8 Spyder road car, the R8 LMS GT2 receives a fixed hard-top and...
21:00, 07/05/2019

How extremists manipulate the media (and you) to look more powerful than they are With every link to their inflammatory videos and every social media post condemning them by name, media and the public are boosting extremists' reach.        ...
01:00, 07/27/2019

Powerful portraits of an LGBT community Last week, Botswana's High Court made history when it overturned colonial-era laws criminalizing consensual same-sex relations. The ruling, which came mere weeks after Kenya's High Court ruled to uphold its own 19th-century laws criminalizing "carnal...
11:00, 06/18/2019

Mercedes-AMG unveils most powerful four-pot engine ever Mercedes confirms 415bhp power output for hot A-Class, CLA and GLA, and we've got all the details of the new M139 unit The world’s most powerful 2.0-litre, four-cylinder series production engine has been revealed by Mercedes-AMG, set to feature in i...
13:17, 06/07/2019

Would your mobile phone be powerful enough to get you to the moon? Many people who are old enough to have experienced the first moon landing will vividly remember what it was like watching Neil Armstrong utter his famous quote: “That’s one small step for a man, one giant leap for mankind.”. Half a century later, the...
13:00, 07/16/2019

Romania’s Most Powerful Man Is Sent to Prison for Corruption Liviu Dragnea, the head of the governing Social Democrats, was ordered to start serving a three and a half year sentence. His party was also handed a rebuke in European elections....
22:51, 05/27/2019

iOS 13 Will Include These Powerful, Highly Useful Features Apple announced iOS 13 at WWDC this year. The latest edition of the mobile operating system will come with a lot of privacy-centric features along with camera advancements....
20:17, 06/10/2019

5 Reasons Why Everyone Should Upgrade to This New Powerful Smartphone vivo recently launched the 8GB RAM variant of its popular phone, V15Pro. The vivo V15Pro already offers a great set of features and with the addition of an 8GB RAM variant, this phone looks like a......
01:34, 05/24/2019

Union Pacific Cuts Costs, Raises Profit The railroad operator’s second-quarter profit rose even as it shipped less cargo, as the company got a boost from cost cuts tied to its new operating plan, including fewer jobs and lower fuel expenses....
19:17, 07/18/2019

A Supercharged Marine Heat Wave Is Roasting the Pacific Ocean temperatures have skyrocketed in the northeast Pacific, ushering in conditions reminiscent of 2015. In other words, the Blob is back, and it could spell trouble for wildlife and fisheries from Alaska to California, according to data scientists ...
18:34, 09/06/2019

UN chief worried ‘nuclear coffin’ is leaking into the Pacific Radioactive waste from nuclear weapons tests could be seeping from its “concrete coffin” and leaking deadly atomic “sludge” into the Pacific Ocean. The United Nations Secretary-General recently admitted that he was “worr...
22:51, 05/17/2019

Air China has no plans to take over Cathay Pacific: media report Air China Ltd has no plans to take over Hong Kong's Cathay Pacific Airways Ltd , an independent director of the state-owned Chinese carrier told the South China Morning Post newspaper....
05:01, 09/09/2019

UK's CMA says Illumina-Pacific Biosciences deal could hurt competition Britain's competition watchdog said on Tuesday the planned $1.2 billion merger between gene sequencing company Illumina Inc and smaller rival Pacific Biosciences of California Inc may result in lessening of competition in the UK....
14:17, 06/18/2019

Season’s 1st tropical storm forms in Eastern Pacific MEXICO CITY (AP) — The first tropical storm of the Eastern Pacific hurricane season has formed off the coast of Mexico. But the U.S. National Hurricane Center says it poses no threat to land. Hurricane Alvin was located about 450 miles (725 kilometer...
20:17, 06/26/2019

Cathay Pacific Says Its Chairman John Slosar Retiring Cathay Pacific announced Wednesday its chairman John Slosar is stepping down to retire, the latest high-profile executive to leave the troubled airline after it drew Beijing's ire over pro-democracy......
16:17, 09/04/2019

Hate groups ‘maintaining a presence’ in Pacific Northwest SPOKANE, Wash. — Nearly two decades after the Aryan Nations’ Idaho compound was demolished, far-right extremists are maintaining a presence in the Pacific Northwest. White nationalism has been on the rise across the US, but it has particular resonanc...
20:34, 05/27/2019

Chinese space station Tiangong-2 is about to burn up over the Pacific The final hours for China’s Tiangong-2 space station are at hand, as the 8-ton piece of hardware will fall to earth, or rather sea, some time in the next 20 hours or so in a controlled deorbit manuever.  But unlike with its predecessor, it isn&...
05:51, 07/19/2019

Pacific Standard shutters online investigative magazine Pacific Standard, an online investigative magazine, is shutting down abruptly after its backer said it was pulling the plug on the eleven-year old not-for-profit journalism venture. “Today is an extremely difficult day, the worst day—and I’m heart-br...
05:00, 08/09/2019

Cathay Pacific says Chairman John Slosar resigns Hong Kong's Cathay Pacific Airways said on Wednesday that its Chairman John Slosar had resigned from the board and will be replaced by Patrick Healy, a long-time executive at the airline's top shareholder Swire Pacific Ltd....
21:51, 09/04/2019

Magnitude 5.5 earthquake hits California near Pacific Coast SCOTIA, Calif. (AP) — The U.S. Geological Survey says a magnitude 5.5 earthquake has hit near the Pacific coast of Northern California. The agency says the earthquake struck at 8:53 p.m. at a spot 17.3 miles (27.9 kilometers) southwest of Scotia, a t...
11:17, 06/23/2019

Indo-Pacific One Of New Concepts In Changing World: S Jaishankar External Affairs Minister S Jaishankar said on Tuesday that the changing world had thrown up new concepts and approaches and the Indo-Pacific was one of them....
01:51, 08/28/2019

Cathay Pacific CEO resigns amid Beijing pressure The resignation demonstrates the intensifying pressure from Beijing on some of Hong Kong’s best-known businesses after their employees backed the protests....
00:17, 08/17/2019

Indonesia looks east to expand Pacific diplomacy, trade Indonesia will establish diplomatic relations with the Pacific states of Niue and Cook Islands while pursuing trade deals with Fiji and Papua New Guinea, Foreign Minister Retno Marsudi said on Friday, as the country moves to strengthen regional ties....
09:51, 07/12/2019

UN chief warns nuclear waste could be leaking into the Pacific A UN chief is concerned that a Cold War-era nuclear 'coffin' could be leaking radioactive material into the Pacific. The concerns are both alarming and oddly similar to the plot of Shin Godzilla -- including the part about it being the US&#...
21:17, 05/17/2019

Coast Guard siezes alledged drug sub in Pacific The U.S. Coast Guard says a cutter interdicted a submarine suspected of smuggling drugs in the Pacific Ocean. A video shows Coast Guard officers boarding the submarine and ordering those inside to open the hatch. (June 18)     &#...
05:51, 07/12/2019

Eastern Pacific Ocean gives birth to Tropical Storm Ivo Newly formed Tropical Storm Ivo is forecast to hug the west coast of Mexico into this weekend, while a second feature is now much less likely to have significant impact on Hawaii early next week....
04:51, 08/22/2019

Cathay Pacific’s C.E.O. Resigns Amid Criticism From China The departure of the executive, Rupert Hogg, illustrates Beijing’s power over global companies whose bottom lines depend upon access to the mainland....
15:17, 08/16/2019

TS Ivo grows in Pacific off Mexico; Chantal ebbs in Atlantic Tropical Storm Ivo has gained strength off the southwestern coast of Mexico but isn’t expected to threaten land, while the once-Tropical Storm Chantal is meandering in the Atlantic as a tropical depression far from North America...
01:17, 08/23/2019

Leaders of Three Pacific Islands Plan Joint Visit to U.S. The leaders of three strategic Pacific island countries plan to visit the U.S. next week to cultivate long-held alliances and as a public show of U.S. support to counter expanding Chinese influence in the region....
18:51, 05/15/2019

UN leader travels to Pacific to see climate change firsthand WELLINGTON, New Zealand (AP) — U.N. Secretary-General Antonio Guterres says he’s traveling to three South Pacific island nations to see the effects of climate change firsthand. Speaking in Fiji on Wednesday, the U.N. leader says he wants to lea...
11:17, 05/15/2019

Tropical Storm Ivo strengthening as it tracks over the eastern Pacific Ivo is soon expected to become the eastern Pacific Ocean's next hurricane as it parallels the western coast of Mexico and unleashes dangerous surf into the weekend....
19:17, 08/23/2019

US official urges Pacific nations to keep ties with Taiwan A top U.S. diplomat for Southeast Asia has urged Pacific island nations not to withdraw diplomatic recognition of Taiwan, warning that Chinese pressure to change Taiwan’s international standing threatens to increase the possibility of conflict...
07:17, 05/24/2019

Explosion reported at Georgia-Pacific plant in Oklahoma MUSKOGEE, Okla. (AP) — Authorities say there has been an explosion at a paper plant in north-central Oklahoma. Muskogee County officials say an explosion and fire were reported late Monday night at the Georgia-Pacific plant in Muskogee, about 50 mile...
09:34, 05/14/2019

Australia signals Indo-Pacific focus for Five Eyes Defence Minister Linda Reynolds says Australian-US cooperation will be about coordinating the nation's respective Indo-Pacific strategies, with an emphasis on developing "complementarities" and building self-reliance....
06:00, 06/13/2019

Canada increases protections for Pacific Northwest orcas SEATTLE — Canada has approved measures designed to protect endangered orcas in the Pacific Northwest, with some policies going further than laws recently enacted by Washington state. The Seattle Times reports Canadian agencies last Friday announced t...
00:00, 05/14/2019

Spanish man paddles across Pacific Ocean from California to Hawaii He ate dehydrated food, using heated water, and sometimes fished. He paddled eight-to-10 hours daily and slept every night. But he was always tired because he woke up hourly to check on his gear....
09:17, 08/27/2019

Pacific Rim Anime Series to Release in 2020 on Netflix The Pacific Rim anime series will release in 2020 on Netflix, production company Legendary Entertainment revealed Thursday at Project Anime in Los Angeles. It has a two-season commitment....
12:51, 07/05/2019

‘Our people are dying’: Australia’s climate confrontation in the Pacific Leaders at this week’s Pacific Islands Forum couldn’t disguise their anger over Canberra’s climate crisis ‘red lines’It was always going to be a showdown on the climate crisis.As leaders from the Pacific gathered in Tuvalu for their annual Pacific Is...
12:34, 08/18/2019

Graves of 30 US servicemen found on Pacific WWII battlefield HONOLULU (AP) — A nonprofit organization that searches for the remains of U.S. servicemen lost in past conflicts has found what officials believe are the graves of more than 30 Marines and sailors killed in one of the bloodiest battles of World War I...
07:17, 06/26/2019

US Says China Destabilising Indo-Pacific: Pentagon Chief The United States says China is destabilising the Indo-Pacific, US Defence Secretary Mark Esper said on Sunday, charging Beijing with predatory economics, intellectual property theft and "weaponising......
23:00, 08/04/2019

Cathay Pacific says it's monitoring passengers via onboard cameras Hong Kong airline Cathay Pacific reveals it is monitoring passengers via cameras on its aircraft, reopening an uncomfortable debate over surveillance aboard airplanes....
22:34, 08/05/2019

In the South Pacific, a Humpback Whale Karaoke Lounge Male humpbacks sing songs that are distinctive to their breeding grounds. A gathering spot 700 miles from New Zealand may explain why the songs evolve from year to year....
22:17, 09/11/2019

Japan may have to dump radioactive Fukushima water into the Pacific Eight years after Japan's worst nuclear disaster, the government is not sure what to do with the contaminated water that remains -- but its environment minister says dumping it into the ocean might be the only choice....
11:34, 09/11/2019

Asia Pacific to trade lower on expectations of less aggressive Fed Stocks in Asia traded lower Friday morning, amid expectations the U.S. Federal Reserve could be less aggressive than expected with monetary policy when it meets next week....
03:00, 07/26/2019

Plastic junk creates island disaster in Pacific Floating plastic garbage has swamped a remote Pacific island once regarded as an environmental jewel and it may be impossible to save.        ...
22:00, 07/30/2019

Cathay Pacific Says It’s Recording Passengers With Onboard CCTV If you find yourself on a Cathay Pacific flight, smile, because you might just be on camera. The Hong Kong-based airline recently revealed it is using CCTV to monitor passengers on board, reigniting debates about travelers’ privacy 35,000 feet ...
16:34, 08/06/2019

Rugby: U.S. Eagles crush Canada at Pacific Nations Cup The United States crushed Canada 47-19 in a Pacific Nations Cup clash in Colorado on Saturday, the Eagles' final home game before the Rugby World Cup in September....
10:51, 07/28/2019

The New New World: ‘Striding Across the Pacific’: Huawei’s Identity Problem The Chinese telecom giant seeks acceptance in the West, but its structure and value system — patterned after the Communist Party’s — could stand in the way....
11:17, 05/01/2019

NVIDIA's Quadro RTX 6000 should be the most powerful laptop GPU ever With the introduction of RTX Studio, NVIDIA put its gaming RTX GPUs on a nearly equal footing with more costly professional Quadro products. Now, it has given content creators a reason to spend the extra cash with the launch of the RTX Quadro 6000 mo...
16:51, 09/04/2019

ASUS’ StudioBook Pro X is a powerful laptop for creatives ASUS is massively expanding its ProArt line here at IFA 2019, adding laptops, a desktop and a display to the series this week. Not all of it was on display ahead of the show, but the one laptop that caught our eye was the Studio Book Pro X. It's...
16:51, 09/04/2019

MSI GT 76 Titan hands-on: A very powerful, beefy laptop Have you ever toiled on something, only for a rival to release something just days before your own effort is completed? No matter your intentions, the timing makes you look like a copycat. It's a fact that must rankle MSI, which spent four and.....
21:51, 05/29/2019

Take $200 Off This Powerful and Portable Alienware Gaming Laptop Alienware’s thinnest gaming laptop ever is now cheaper than ever. The Alienware M15 Gaming unit with an i7-8750H processor, GTX 1070 Max Q graphics, 128GB NVMe SSD + 1TB SSHD storage and 16GB of RAM is down to $1,400.Read more......
23:17, 04/29/2019

New leak is our best look yet at 2019’s most powerful Android flagship Huawei confirmed it’ll launch the Mate 30 series on September 19th, almost a month earlier than we expected, and just a day before Apple’s new iPhone 11 models hit stores. The Mate 30 Pro will be the star of the new Mate lineup, and one o...
23:51, 09/04/2019

| Incumbency is powerful. Is Trump poised for re-election? Donald Trump is expected to launch his re-election campaign, kicking off an age-old battle that most sitting US presidents wage for four more years of power....
10:17, 06/19/2019

The Most Powerful Men In the AFL-CIO Batter One Another With Charges of Negligence and Misconduct The remarkable dispute that has gripped the leadership of America’s biggest labor union coalition peaked yesterday with a testy exchange of letters in which two top officers denigrated one another’s professional conduct in rather strenuous terms. You...
21:34, 05/07/2019

Italy’s Most Powerful Populist Rules From the Beach Matteo Salvini, the anti-migrant interior minister, has a talent for expressing the country’s id. A highly visible vacation was the latest step in his campaign for the top job....
19:00, 08/08/2019

The Powerful Women of Pop Culture Get Their Own Portrait Show When Louisiana-based artist Ashly Lovett decided to do a gallery show based on the women of pop culture, narrowing down the options wasn’t easy.Read more......
08:00, 08/08/2019

AMD and Cray are building the 'world's most powerful supercomputer' The US may be set to hang onto the crown of having the world's most powerful supercomputer for some time. Cray Computing and AMD are building an exascale machine with the Oak Ridge National Laboratory. The system is set to debut in 2021, the sam...
14:34, 05/07/2019

This $180 Dart Blaster Is More Powerful Than Anything Nerf's Ever Made Despite designs that often make them look like they’re part of the US military’s advanced arsenal, Nerf’s dart-blasters are just toys, and as a result their performance often disappoints compared to other mock weapons like paintball guns or Airsoft r...
18:36, 09/13/2019

Mercedes-AMG GLC 43 Updated With New Features, More Powerful Engine The GLC43 coupe and SUV get a AMG-specific radiator grille and new distinctive headlamps. The AMG-specific grille with its vertical chrome fins add to the look while the styled LED high-performance......
16:17, 07/18/2019

The Moon Is Shrinking, and It’s Causing Powerful ‘Moonquakes’ The moon is getting smaller, which causes wrinkles in its surface and moonquakes, according to a new study. As the moon’s interior cools, it shrinks, which causes its hard surface to crack and form fault lines, according to research sponsored b...
11:17, 05/14/2019

Why Most People Don't Know Trump's Powerful Communications Aide Stephanie Grisham says she hates to be the story. And for the better part of two months, she's succeeded in not becoming one. This is surprising, since Grisham is the most powerful communications aide......
12:00, 08/29/2019

Wernher von Braun - the rocket engineer of the powerful The moon landing in 1969 would not have been possible without this German rocket pioneer. In his past, however, von Braun had built a "miracle weapon" for Hitler's Germany that led to thousands of deaths....
18:00, 07/17/2019

2 Killed As Powerful Tornado Devastates US's Oklahoma Rescuers in the US state of Oklahoma were searching Sunday for survivors in the tangled remains of mobile homes and other structures demolished overnight by a powerful tornado that killed at least two......
04:51, 05/27/2019

The Mac Pro Cheese Grater Is Back (And It Looks Powerful as Hell) It’s been over a year since Apple last teased the Mac Pro, a major refresh to its traditionally priciest and most powerful computer. And finally—finally! The successor to the “trashcan” is here and it looks a lot like a cheese grater (it also looks l...
21:17, 06/03/2019

What the rich and powerful have to say about Jeffrey Epstein’s death Elected and public officials angrily took to Twitter Saturday demanding answers in the apparent suicide of convicted pedophile Jeffrey Epstein. “I’m dumbfounded,” wrote Preet Bharara, former United States Attorney for the Southern District of New Yor...
02:00, 08/11/2019

Ferrari rolls out a powerful plug-in hybrid Ferrari is headed toward an electrified future with its plug-in hybrid, the 2020 Ferrari SF90 Stradale. Unveiled last week, it's a xxx-horsepower car, according to Ferrari.        ...
23:17, 06/03/2019

| At least 53 wounded as powerful car bomb rocks Kabul Dozens of people were wounded with fatalities feared as a powerful car bomb rocked Kabul and gunmen battled special forces in an area housing military and government buildings, officials say....
22:51, 07/01/2019

Facebook is too powerful and needs to break up, co-founder argues "Mark [Zuckerberg] is a good, kind person. But I'm angry that his focus on growth led him to sacrifice security and civility for clicks," Chris Hughes said in a New York Times opinion piece....
19:34, 05/09/2019

Fernando Tatis Jr. Is The Most Powerful Of All The Baseball Sons This has been the year of the baseball sons. Vlad Jr. and his tremendous rump have been around since April, and some big taters have been mashed. Bo Bichette and his feathered locks joined the fray about two weeks ago, and he has been a delight. Cava...
16:51, 08/13/2019

Joker Is Powerful, Confused, and Provocative, Just Like the Character If Joker wasn’t called “Joker,” you’d never know it was a DC movie. Though there are characters with the last name “Wayne” and it takes place in a city called “Gotham,” there’s little else that distinguishes Todd Phillips’ latest film as a comic book...
00:51, 09/01/2019

NVIDIA may launch new, more powerful SHIELD Android TV box soon NVIDIA kind of hit the jackpot with the SHIELD TV, one of the best Android TV boxes available on the market. However, since the device was launched four years ago, it has started to show its age, even though an updated model was released back in 2017...
06:17, 06/17/2019

Nvidia CEO: AI is the single most powerful force of our time Nvidia CEO Jensen Huang said that AI would drive long-term demand because it is the “single most powerful force of our time.” Nvidia reported earnings and revenues that beat analysts’ expectations as demand for graphics and artifici...
01:51, 08/16/2019

Laetitia Ky's strong hair and its powerful message Growing up, Laetitia Ky never gave her hair much thought, although she learned how to braid at the age of five by watching her mother and took to it easily. "I really didn't care about my hair at all as a teen," she said over Skype with a laugh....
02:17, 08/23/2019

Are digital experiences now more powerful than 'live' events? Our connected world is now in many ways more engaging than 'being there' and this is a huge problem for retail and event organizers as they attempt to justify travel and expense to attend live events and shopping expeditions...
02:34, 09/10/2019

Someone Remind John Cornyn That He's Actually a Powerful Senator Could someone please PLEASE remind Texas Sen. John Cornyn that there’s a reason I’m required to put an honorific before his name?! Someone please inform this man that he’s a goddamn U.S. Senator....
03:00, 08/06/2019

Huawei Launches Kirin 990, 'World's Most Powerful 5G SoC' Huawei calls the Kirin 990 chipset as the first all-in-one 5G system on a chip, describing it as superior to alternatives from Qualcomm and Samsung that, it says, graft 5G modems on to 4G chips....
06:17, 09/07/2019

New electric eel species packs most powerful punch According to a new study, the infamous electric eel is not one species, but three; and one of the newly named species has a record breaking discharge....
18:51, 09/17/2019

Visiting Chernobyl more powerful than Instagram hype The HBO series about the 1986 Ukrainian nuclear disaster has spurred visits to the reactor — and inappropriate selfies. Kai Dambach reflects on his own Chernobyl tour and the disaster's legacy in the social media age....
16:17, 06/20/2019

'It's extraordinarily powerful': first trans monument comes to New York Transgender activists Marsha P Johnson and Sylvia Rivera are set to be honored close to the location of the Stonewall uprising of which they were a part of in 1969 Over the past year, New York has seen big changes to its monuments – a controversial s...
10:00, 05/31/2019

IBM made a quantum algorithm that could make AI more powerful Artificial intelligence can automatically sort out data, but it struggles for some particularly complex data sets – a quantum algorithm could do better...
07:00, 04/29/2019

| Simbine faces powerful line-up in Monaco Akani Simbine will feature in a battle for supremacy against some of the fastest athletes in the world for the IAAF Diamond League meeting in Monaco....
16:34, 07/11/2019

Germany's Von der Leyen secures powerful EU executive top job Germany's Ursula von der Leyen secured European parliamentary approval on Tuesday to become the first female European Commission president on a platform of a greener, fairer and rule-based Europe....
08:51, 07/17/2019

Move over, DNA. Life's other code is more subtle and far more powerful Our cells use a sugary language to identify and interact with each other. Cracking it will let us marshal stem cells and create alternatives to antibiotics...
19:34, 04/28/2019

There's Something More Powerful Than Qi Wireless Charging and It Could Soon Power Your Blender My kitchen is cramped, and chances are yours is too. That’s why the Wireless Power Consortium is pushing its new Ki cordless kitchen standard at IFA—so one day we can power all our kitchen appliances directly from the countertop. Read more......
17:17, 09/07/2019

CW Unmasks Batwoman's Powerful Trailer and First Details Batwoman is here and she’s ready to fight. The CW has released the first trailer for Ruby Rose’s turn as the new Caped Crusader, as well as released info about when she and fellow super-heroine Nancy Drew are going to make their major debuts this fal...
20:00, 05/16/2019

Powerful Explosion Rocks Tax Office In Copenhagen Danish police said today they were investigating a powerful explosion that rocked the country's tax agency in Copenhagen hours earlier, causing severe damage to the building's exterior but no......
11:34, 08/07/2019

This incredible zoom-out reminds us just how powerful Hubble really is The Hubble Space Telescope is one of those things that seems like it’s always been around. Its mission, which just recently passed the 29 year mark, has provided mankind with some of the most stunning glimpses of the cosmos ever, and while it&r...
03:00, 05/03/2019

Lamborghini crowns its hybrid Sián as its most powerful car ever The new sports car can accelerate to 62 mph in under 2.8 seconds and has a top speed of 217 mph, Lamborghini says.       ...
09:17, 09/06/2019

Mercedes-AMG unveils most powerful four-cylinder engine ever Mercedes confirms 415bhp power output for hot A-Class, CLA and GLA, and we've got all the details of the new M139 unit The world’s most powerful 2.0 litre, four-cylinder series production engine has been revealed by Mercedes-AMG, set to feature in i...
01:34, 06/07/2019

Plastic Junk Spawns Desert Island Disaster In Pacific Floating plastic garbage has swamped a remote Pacific island once regarded as an environmental jewel and scientists say little can be done to save it while a throwaway culture persists....
23:34, 07/30/2019

Sneak Peek: Asian-Pacific Financial Forecast -- May 2018 In this May 2018 Asian-Pacific Financial Forecast Sneak Peek, Mark Galasiewski walks you through what's unfolding in Asian markets and what to expect over the course of the next month....
15:34, 05/01/2019

Australia, under fire for coal, pledges $339 mln for Pacific climate change Australia will donate A$500 million ($339 million) to Pacific Islands for renewable energy projects and to help its neighbours prepare for the impact of climate change, Prime Minister Scott Morrison said on Monday....
05:17, 08/13/2019

Australia should reduce emissions, coal mining: Pacific leaders Australia should do more to reduce its carbon emissions and giving cash to countries battling climate change was not enough, Pacific island leaders said on Tuesday in a rebuke of Canberra's latest attempt to improve ties with the region....
12:17, 08/13/2019

Why the Asia-Pacific region is high on Dell Technologies' radar Advancements in innovations such as 5G, robotics and automation, and autonomous vehicles has made the region one to watch for global companies, Dell Technologies' president of Asia Pacific & Japan, Global Digital Cities has said....
02:51, 07/16/2019

‘Big Brother’ in the Sky: Cathay Pacific Workers Feel China’s Pressure Calling it “the white terror,” employees describe a culture of fear as managers fire some who have made social media posts supporting Hong Kong’s protests....
20:17, 09/11/2019

Cathay Pacific warns against Hong Kong protesters outside offices Cathay has been caught in the crosswinds between authorities in Beijing and anti-government protesters who have staged sometimes violent demonstrations since June that have grown to pose the city's biggest challenge since it returned to Chinese rule ...
11:51, 08/28/2019

Hong Kong's Cathay Pacific warns against protest outside its premises Hong Kong carrier Cathay Pacific Airways warned against what it described as an illegal protest planned outside its facilities on Wednesday and that it had zero tolerance for "violent activities" and anystaff who took part....
08:17, 08/28/2019

Spanish athlete is first to stand-up paddleboard across Pacific Ocean: report Spanish endurance athlete Antonio de la Rosa reportedly became the first person to stand-up paddleboard across the Pacific Ocean after he paddled his way into Hawaii from California on Saturday....
07:17, 08/28/2019

Cathay Pacific's new boss puts emphasis on safety and security Cathay Pacific Ltd needs to focus on safety and security, its customers and the completion of a three-year financial turnaround plan, the airline's new chief executive told staff on Monday....
20:00, 08/19/2019

Cosco Focuses on Pacific International Lines as Takeover Target China’s Cosco Shipping Holdings is eyeing Singapore’s Pacific International Lines as a potential takeover target as it looks to expand its footprint in developing markets....
15:51, 05/12/2019

On a Russian outpost in the Pacific, fear and fantasies of a Japanese future   A recent flurry of talks has brought speculation that the Kremlin may be willing to hand some of the islands, seized by the Red Army during World War II, back to Japan....
18:51, 05/12/2019

Lonely Planet's best places to visit in Asia Pacific for 2019 From sweeping vineyards and turquoise oceans to gleaming city lights and12th-century temples, check out Lonely Planet's best places to visit in the vast Asia Pacific region for 2019....
03:00, 07/05/2019

UPDATE 1-Caterpillar's machine sales in Asia-Pacific down 4% for three months Global industry bellwether Caterpillar Inc said on Thursday its retail sales for machines used in construction and mining in the Asia-Pacific region fell 4% for the rolling three-month period ended May, pointing to weakness in China....
18:17, 06/13/2019

Near-collision between U.S. and Russian warships in Pacific requires emergency maneuvers The U.S. Navy accused the Russian destroyer of “unsafe and unprofessional” conduct after the incident involving the USS Chancellorsville. The Russian Pacific Fleet countered that it was the U.S. vessel that had engaged in dangerous maneuvering, Russi...
03:34, 06/08/2019

Health effects of China’s climate policy extend across Pacific Improved air quality can be a major bonus of climate mitigation policies aimed at reducing greenhouse gas emissions. By cutting air pollution levels in the country where emissions are produced, such policies can avoid significant numbers of premature...
04:00, 07/30/2019

Australian Prime Minister set to woo Pacific leaders at annual forum Australian Prime Minister Scott Morrison will on Wednesday arrive in Tuvalu, a tiny Pacific Island, to start wooing a region that Canberra fears is edging closer to China....
06:51, 08/14/2019

Pacific Island leaders start talks on climate targets Pacific Islands leaders began negotiations over climate change and other policies at an annual summit on Thursday, talks that will test Australia's relationship with the region as it refuses to embrace tougher emission reduction targets....
04:51, 08/15/2019

As China Looms, Australia’s Military Refocuses on Pacific Neighbors The Australian military’s role in regional stability is evolving in the face of a rising, powerful China and a United States in seeming retreat from the global stage....
21:51, 06/11/2019

UPDATE 1-Cathay Pacific Airways CEO Rupert Hogg resigns Cathay Pacific Airways said CEO Rupert Hogg had resigned and named Augustus Tang as the new chief following a week of scrutiny by the Chinese aviation regulator....
11:51, 08/16/2019

Paddling in plastic: meet the man swimming the Pacific garbage patch Ben Lecomte is making a trans-Pacific journey to better understand how plastics pollution is affecting our oceansBen Lecomte is spending his summer swimming in trash – literally. So far, he’s found toothbrushes, laundry baskets, sandbox shovels and b...
09:34, 07/31/2019

US defense chief condemns China's action in Indo-Pacific US Defense Secretary Patrick Shanahan asserted that the Indo-Pacific region was a "priority theater" where the US would support partner nations against attempts by any one nation to control it....
11:00, 06/01/2019

Pacific Islands leaders agree on climate plan with loopholes Pacific Islands leaders failed to agree on tough new climate change commitments at an annual summit on Thursday, agreeing instead to endorse a plan that allows them to opt out of specific measures they opposed....
21:17, 08/15/2019

Forecasters predict busy Central Pacific hurricane season HONOLULU (AP) — Forecasters say Hawaii and the Central Pacific could experience more storms than normal during this year’s hurricane season. The National Oceanic and Atmospheric Administration expects five to eight named tropical cyclones in th...
02:00, 05/23/2019

Imperiled by climate change, Pacific nations chide Australia Small Pacific islands nations at risk from rising sea levels lambasted Australia on Friday after it blocked moves at a regional forum to set down tough policies to combat climate change....
11:51, 08/16/2019

Device to trap plastic waste in Pacific Ocean relaunches SAN FRANCISCO (AP) — A floating device designed to catch plastic waste has been redeployed in second attempt to clean up a huge island of trash swirling in the Pacific Ocean between California and Hawaii. Boyan Slat, creator of The Ocean Cleanup proj...
01:51, 06/23/2019

UN leader travels to Pacific to see climate change effects firsthand Speaking in Fiji, UN Secretary-General Antonio Guterres said the Pacific needs stronger international support because climate change is taking place faster than efforts to address it....
05:51, 05/16/2019

Great Pacific garbage patch: giant plastic trap put to sea again Floating boom is designed to trap 1.8 trillion items of plastic without harming marine life – but broke apart last timeA floating device designed to catch plastic waste has been redeployed in a second attempt to clean up a huge island of garbage swir...
08:51, 06/23/2019

U.S. official urges Pacific Island nations to keep ties with Taiwan Pacific Island countries that have diplomatic ties with Taiwan should maintain them in the face of "heavy handed" attempts by China to reduce Taiwan's overseas contacts, a top U.S. official said on Friday....
12:17, 05/24/2019

England should consider Pacific Islands tour, says coach Scott Wisemantel • Attack coach says tier-one nations must do more to help• ‘No reason England can’t go there’ says WisemantelWhen England’s attack coach, Scott Wisemantel, discusses the state of Pacific Island rugby it pays to listen. When he urges the Rugby Footbal...
04:34, 09/18/2019

Cathay Pacific CEO quits over Hong Kong protest blowback Rupert Hogg is the first major corporate casualty of the Hong Kong protests, as firms face pressure to support Beijing. The airline has been forced to clamp down after some of its staff joined the protests....
20:17, 08/16/2019

Nonfiction: How Was Polynesia Populated? Two New Books Explore the Pacific’s Mysteries Christina Thompson’s “Sea People” tells the story of the people of Polynesia and their “discovery,” while Peter Moore’s “Endeavour” looks at the ship that made that encounter possible....
12:19, 05/14/2019

Marshall Islands in Pacific Ocean to develop own cryptocurrency: report A small island nation in the Pacific Ocean with a population of 75,000 is moving forward with developing its own cryptocurrency, according to a Thursday report....
14:19, 09/13/2019

A weird Pacific cycle could make the Arctic warm up even faster The Pacific Decadal Oscillation (PDO) is cyclical, switching from warm to cold phases every 20 years or so. When it switches again it could speed up Arctic warming...
02:34, 04/29/2019

Jacinda Ardern says Australia has to 'answer to Pacific' on climate change New Zealand prime minister warns Scott Morrison about Canberra’s stance but refuses to call for Australia to transition out of coalJacinda Ardern has declared that “Australia has to answer to the Pacific” on climate change, saying that New Zealand is...
12:17, 08/14/2019

Cathay Pacific shares rise 2.3 percent after CEO Hogg resigns Shares of Cathay Pacific Airways rose more than 2 percent early on Monday after CEO Rupert Hogg resigned in a shock move, as the carrier grapples with the involvement of some of its employees in the city's anti-government protests....
05:34, 08/19/2019

South Korea, Japan take part in U.S.-led Pacific naval exercise South Korea and Japan participated in a U.S.-led naval exercise on Thursday in the first joint maneuvers between the two countries since their military ties were strained seriously over a radar row, officials said....
16:34, 05/23/2019

Australia waters down Pacific Islands plea on climate crisis Forum’s chair describes leaders’ 12 hours of talks as ‘very, very tough struggle’Australia stands in opposition to other Pacific Islands nations after distancing itself from language calling for urgent action on climate change at a regional meeting i...
22:51, 08/15/2019

UK's CMA refers Illumina-Pacific Biosciences deal for in-depth investigation Britain's competition watchdog said on Thursday it would launch an in-depth investigation into the planned $1.2 billion merger between gene sequencing company Illumina Inc and smaller rival Pacific Biosciences of California Inc....
15:17, 06/27/2019

Airbus sells another 31 planes to Cebu Pacific at Paris Air Show The airline has no intention to put a premium class in its A320neo and said it would be the first plane of its type to have 194 seats in a single class layout....
20:00, 06/18/2019

Marine heatwave hits Pacific, raising fears of a new hot 'blob' Phenomenon could be as damaging as ‘the blob’ that caused algae blooms and killed sea lions several years agoThe ocean off the western coast of North America is five degrees Fahrenheit hotter than usual after warming at an unusually rapid rate, accor...
10:34, 09/08/2019

Union Pacific Earnings Help Put Rail Stocks Back on Track Shares of U.S. railroad operators were on the mend Thursday following a better-than-expected earnings report from Union Pacific, easing investor fears over a trade-related slump among freight rail giants—for now....
21:17, 07/18/2019

Quake of magnitude 6.4 strikes off Kermadec islands in Pacific: USGS A 6.4 magnitude quake struck off the Kermadec islands in the Pacific on Thursday, the U.S. Geological Survey said. There were no immediate reports of damage in area frequently hit by quakes....
20:17, 06/27/2019

Fukushima: Japan will have to dump radioactive water into Pacific, minister says More than a million tonnes of contaminated water lies in storage but power company says it will run out of space by 2022The operator of the ruined Fukushima Daiichi nuclear power plant will have to dump huge quantities of contaminated water from the ...
15:51, 09/10/2019

Cathay Pacific CEO Resigns After Backlash Over Hong Kong Protests The flag carrier said Rupert Hogg is stepping down to “take responsibility” after the company suffered a backlash from Beijing over employees’ involvement in protests against the city’s government....
19:51, 08/16/2019

Judo helps Japan get to grips with China's expansion in Pacific In a large church hall near the Samoan parliament, 175-kg (386-lb) judo practitioner Derek Sua is being thrown to the mat by his Japanese coach, a black-belt who is just a third his size....
07:34, 08/08/2019

Asia Pacific stocks mixed; Wall Street declines for second day Stocks in Asia Pacific were mixed in Friday morning trade, following a second day of losses overnight on Wall Street as investors continued to grapple with recent comments by U.S. Federal Reserve Chairman Jerome Powell....
03:17, 05/03/2019

These 5 cities attract a quarter of all travel spending in Asia Pacific Bangkok, Singapore, Kuala Lumpur, Tokyo and Seoul have emerged as Asia Pacific's most popular travel destinations, according to a new report from Mastercard....
10:17, 09/04/2019

UPDATE 1-UK's CMA says Illumina-Pacific Biosciences deal could hurt competition Britain's competition watchdog said on Tuesday the planned $1.2 billion merger between gene sequencing company Illumina Inc and smaller rival Pacific Biosciences of California Inc may be a threat to competition in the country....
14:17, 06/18/2019

Chairman of Hong Kong Airline Cathay Pacific Resigns Cathay Pacific Airways Chairman John Slosar resigned, weeks after the chief executive quit when the Hong Kong airline came under fire from Beijing because some of its employees took part in antigovernment protests....
22:17, 09/04/2019

‘Big Brother’ in the Sky: Cathay Pacific Staff Feel China’s Pressure Calling it “the white terror,” employees describe a culture of fear as managers fire some who have made social media posts supporting Hong Kong’s protests....
12:00, 09/11/2019

India Looks At Open, Balanced Indo-Pacific Region: S Jaishankar India looks at an open, inclusive and balanced region connected by secure seas, integrated by trade and investment, underpinned by the rule of law, External Affairs Minister S Jaishankar said on......
14:17, 09/09/2019

Japan may dump radioactive water from Fukushima into Pacific Ocean More than eight years after an earthquake and tsunami ravaged a Fukushima power plant, Japan has not formally decided what to do with contaminated water from the incident....
02:18, 09/11/2019

Union Pacific revenue falls 1.3%, hit by lower freight volumes U.S. railroad operator Union Pacific Corp on Thursday reported a 1.3% fall in revenue, as a severe flood in the Midwest and the ongoing U.S.-China trade tensions hit freight volumes....
15:51, 07/18/2019

Pacific Shipyards tapped for USS Michael Murphy maintenance, modernization The Navy awarded Pacific Shipyards International with a $32.1 million contract for fiscal 2020 selected restricted availability work on the USS Michael Murphy, which will include maintenance, repair and modernization....
07:51, 09/07/2019

New Evidence Bolsters Theory That First Americans Arrived by the Pacific Coast Archaeological evidence excavated in western Idaho suggests humans were in the region well over 15,000 years ago—prior to the opening of the massive ice sheets that blocked entrance into North America via the Bering land bridge. It’s further evidenc...
01:51, 08/30/2019

Australia coal use is 'existential threat' to Pacific islands, says Fiji PM Frank Bainimarama appeals to larger neighbour to ‘more fully appreciate’ climate risks and reduce carbon emissionsThe prime minister of Fiji has warned Australia to reduce its coal emissions and do more to combat climate change as regional leaders pr...
03:20, 08/12/2019

Exclusive: Sweden's EQT targets Asia Pacific as IPO decision looms High above Stockholm's skyline, Sweden's EQT Partners is plotting the next chapter in its rapid rise from a Nordic-focused investor to the world's seventh-biggest buyout firm, with a focus on growth in the Asia Pacific region....
19:34, 07/03/2019

Japan will have to dump radioactive Fukushima water into Pacific, minister says Tokyo Electric Power will have to dump radioactive water from its destroyed Fukushima nuclear power plant directly into the Pacific Ocean, Japan's environment minister said on Tuesday....
08:51, 09/10/2019

Tsunami Warning Issued in Japan After Powerful Earthquake (TOKYO) — A powerful earthquake jolted northwestern Japan on Tuesday night, and officials warned of a tsunami up to one meter (3.3 feet) high along parts of the coast. Japan’s Meteorological Agency said the quake registered magnitude 6.8 ...
17:34, 06/18/2019

Huawei Launches 'World's Most Powerful AI Processor', Ascend 910 Huawei on Friday launched what it is calling world's most powerful artificial intelligence (AI) processor -- the Ascend 910 -- along with an all-scenario AI computing framework called MindSpore....
16:51, 08/23/2019

‘Apex Legends’ is making its worst guns more powerful Apex Legends' second season debuts July 2nd, and we already knew it would include plenty of exciting changes -- like Wattson, an engineer character who thrives on defensive play. Today, Respawn shed more light on what we can expect to see in ter...
08:17, 06/19/2019

Be a social media star with the LG G8's powerful camera tools Advertorial by LG: the opinions expressed in this story may not reflect the positions of PhoneArena! disclaimerIf you're looking for the best camera to spice up your Instagram feed, look no further than the highly acclaimed LG G8. Its versatile camer...
14:34, 06/20/2019

ASUS’ ProArt StudioBook One is a breathtakingly powerful laptop You know a company is feeling confident when it has industry-standard benchmarking software pre-installed on its demo PCs. ASUS' new ProArt StudioBook One is the first to offer NVIDIA's class-leading Quadro RTX 6000 pro graphics. And it had...
17:00, 09/06/2019

‘The world’s most powerful supercomputer’ will realize the full potential of AI The US Department of Energy (DoE) has announced it’s setting aside $600 million to build the world’s fastest supercomputer called Frontier. It will be jointly developed by AMD and Seattle-based supercomputer specialist Cray. The Frontier supercompute...
22:00, 05/07/2019

7 dead after quick, powerful storm hits Greece Hailstorms, heavy rain and gale-force winds slammed the Halkidiki region of northern Greece Wednesday night, killing at least seven people, officials said....
15:17, 07/11/2019

Trump Is Either Telling Us We Have Superweapons More Powerful Than Nukes Or He Can't Do Math (Or Both) Twice in the last month, the President of the United States has claimed that the Pentagon has weapons even more powerful than nuclear weapons, with the ability to easily kill millions. He is either bluffing, confused, or is incapable of understanding...
22:17, 09/16/2019

BBC climate doc adviser: Earth is sending us really powerful messages Chris Rapley, scientific advisor on the BBC's new climate change documentary, talks rising temperatures, hammering home the message, and David Attenborough...
18:34, 04/28/2019

Powerful Earthquake Strikes Off Vanuatu, No Tsunami Warning A strong 6.6-magnitude earthquake struck near the Pacific island nation of Vanuatu Thursday, the US Geological Survey said, but no tsunami warning was issued....
03:34, 08/01/2019

Powerful Japanese boy-band producer Kitagawa dies at 87 Johnny Kitagawa, one of the Japanese entertainment industry's most powerful producers and the Guinness record-winning brain behind many of Japanese pop music's most popular boy bands, such as SMAP, died on Tuesday at 87 after a stroke, his office sai...
06:00, 07/10/2019

Arduino's new Nano board family is more powerful and affordable Arduino's Nano line will soon welcome four new products. They're all small boards like the classic one, making Nano a family of small boards meant for compact projects. All the new boards boast low energy consumption and processors more pow...
03:51, 05/19/2019

Toni Morrison's powerful words on racism - video Toni Morrison, who chronicled the African American experience in fiction for more than five decades, has died aged 88. The novelist was the first African American woman to win the Nobel prize for literature and is widely regarded as a champion for re...
22:34, 08/06/2019

Review: The $990 Unagi e-scooter is sleek, powerful, and light E-scooters have a bit of a bad rep. In some cities, you’re likely to hear grumbling about rental scooters strewn about streets like trash or discarded in rivers. These shared scooters are seen as a dorkier, less safe alternative to bicycles that aren...
11:34, 09/18/2019

Brandon Maxwell dresses some of the world's most powerful women It's difficult to name an A-lister that Brandon Maxwell hasn't dressed. Oprah Winfrey, Meghan Markle, Lady Gaga, Octavia Spencer, Karlie Kloss, Viola Davis, Issa Rae, Blake Lively and Michelle Obama have all worn the stylist turned designer's eponymo...
11:17, 09/09/2019

| Commuter chaos after powerful typhoon hits Tokyo A powerful typhoon that battered Tokyo overnight with ferocious winds and driving rain caused commuter chaos with trains halted and more than 100 flights cancelled....
20:18, 09/09/2019

Wit And Charm Are Powerful Weapons In Vampire: The Masquerade Bloodlines 2 While I was playing Vampire: The Masquerade Bloodlines 2’s demo at E3 last week, I was feeling pretty smug about bluffing my way through a problem. Then, the developer holding the controller hit the wrong button, and a fight broke out regardless....
21:51, 06/20/2019

South Korea surveying damage from powerful typhoon South Korea is surveying the aftermath of one of the most powerful typhoons to ever hit the Korean Peninsula, but the country appears to have escaped widespread damage...
07:17, 09/08/2019

Megan Rapinoe: 'We're everything Trump loves – except that we're powerful women' Fresh from World Cup victory, the US football star on politics, pay and the power of calling out injusticeIt is two weeks since the US women’s football team shut down midtown Manhattan on their World Cup victory parade and Megan Rapinoe, the team’s c...
11:17, 08/17/2019

Bugatti reveals its most powerful supercar yet: The $10 million Centodieci Bugatti debuted its most powerful supercar at Pebble Beach on Friday: a $10 million,1,600 horsepower throwback to the '90s that sprints from 0 to 62 mph in 2.4 seconds....
21:51, 08/16/2019

Dominant Marianne Vos wins La Course 2019 after powerful finish in Pau Netherlands rider claims her second La Course title ‘To win now again on a different circuit is a very special feeling’Marianne Vos powered to victory in La Course as she overhauled escapee Amanda Spratt on the steep final climb on Pau. The three-tim...
14:00, 07/19/2019

Artificial “muscles” achieve powerful pulling force As a cucumber plant grows, it sprouts tightly coiled tendrils that seek out supports in order to pull the plant upward. This ensures the plant receives as much sunlight exposure as possible. Now, researchers at MIT have found a way to imitate this co...
01:34, 07/12/2019

Peak Design’s Travel Duffel 35L is as simple or as powerful as you need it to be A good, solid duffel bag is a mainstay for many travelers — especially those who like packing up a car for a weekend away, or frequent flyers who disdain the thought of checking a bag. Peak Design introduced its own take on the duffel bag this ...
01:51, 08/22/2019

AI Weekly: Protecting the powerful underpins debates at Stanford and MIT Petitions in support of MIT Media Lab director Joi Ito and in opposition to former Google CEO Eric Schmidt at Stanford University reveal AI ethics debates.Read More...
06:51, 09/07/2019

Powerful cyclone leaves 34 dead in India, 15 in Bangladesh Relief officials say a rare summer cyclone that tore through parts of South Asia killed at least 34 people in India and another 15 in neighboring Bangladesh apart from smashing thousands of thatched-roof huts and uprooting electric poles and trees....
10:00, 05/06/2019

Best mobile workstations 2019: the most powerful laptops for businesses If you're looking for the best mobile workstations of 2019, then you've come to the right place. In this article, we've picked the best, most powerful, business laptops in the world.Before we begin, though, what is a mobile workstation...
01:00, 06/26/2019

Photoshop vs GIMP: the difference between the two powerful photo editors Ask someone to name a photo editor, and it's likely that Photoshop will be the name that leaves their lips. Such is the power of Adobe's image manipulation software that it has not only become an industry-standard tool, it has become a verb...
21:17, 05/14/2019

Dell XPS 15 review (2019): A powerful laptop in need of a refresh Dell's XPS series has been an industry favorite for years. We particularly love the 13-inch -- Devindra Hardawar, the only person at Engadget who's a bigger PC nerd than me, even called the XPS 13 the "perfect ultraportable". The XPS 15 is ...
02:34, 09/04/2019

The powerful undersea images of Roger Grace – in pictures The marine biologist, conservationist and specialist underwater photographer Roger Grace died at his New Zealand home in June. We celebrate his incredible legacy All photographs: Roger Grace/Greenpeace Continue reading......
08:17, 07/23/2019

2020 Apple iPhones could be first to use a more powerful chip architecture The smaller the process used to fabricate chips, the more transistors fit inside the densely packed space inside. That means higher performance and better energy consumption. For example, the original iPhone used an SoC that was manufactured using th...
07:34, 06/13/2019

E.U.’s New Digital Czar: ‘Most Powerful Regulator of Big Tech on the Planet’ Margrethe Vestager, whose billion-dollar fines have made her loathed by Silicon Valley, has won new powers that give her unrivaled regulatory reach. President Trump says she “hates the United States.”...
07:00, 09/11/2019

Southern California struck by even more powerful quake, second in two days A powerful magnitude 7.1 earthquake shook Southern California on Friday, causing some damage to buildings, with 11 times more force than an apparent foreshock that rattled the same area a day earlier....
08:02, 07/06/2019

Hurricane Dorian Powerful And Unpredictable As It Approaches Florida Hurricane Dorian slammed into the Bahamas with unprecedented force on Sunday, a monstrous Category 5 cyclone that became the strongest storm ever to hit the island chain and the fiercest to traverse......
23:51, 09/02/2019

Indonesia lifts tsunami warning after powerful earthquake A magnitude 6.9 earthquake has struck off Indonesia's Java island, rocking the capital Jakarta. After initially urging people in coastal areas to move to higher ground, officials later ended a tsunami warning....
18:00, 08/02/2019

NASA's new moon-landing supercomputer is more powerful and more eco-friendly NASA has officially opened its new supercomputer, Aitken, at the Ames Research Center in Silicon Valley. It uses a modular design which requires less electricity and power than traditional facilities and and it will allow researchers to run complex s...
14:17, 08/26/2019

Dorian set to slam Bahamas as powerful category 4 hurricane Hurricane Dorian was set to slam the Bahamas on Sunday as a dangerous category 4 storm, pounding the islands with up to two days of torrential rain, high waves and damaging winds before taking aim at the U.S. mainland....
07:17, 09/01/2019

Powerful storm slams Sioux Falls, S.D.; no deaths A storm carrying at least one tornado struck South Dakota's largest city overnight, leaving a trail of destroyed buildings and downing power lines, officials said Wednesday. (Sept. 11)        ...
12:17, 09/12/2019

15 wounded after powerful explosion rocks Afghan capital KABUL, Afghanistan — A powerful explosion rocked the Afghan capital early Monday, rattling windows and sending smoke billowing from Kabul’s downtown area near the U.S. Embassy. At least 15 people have been wounded, said ambulance worker Ahmad Z...
12:34, 07/01/2019

Facebook’s Co-Founder Calls it a ‘Powerful Monopoly’ That Should Be Broken Up He saw Facebook grow from a dorm room project to a $500-billion-plus company used by billions of people worldwide. Now, Facebook co-founder Chris Hughes is calling for regulators to break up the social media giant, which he calls a “powerful mo...
18:00, 05/09/2019

SF90 Stradale hybrid is most powerful Ferrari road car yet Plug-in hybrid packs 986bhp, courtesy of a V8 and three electric motors, and is faster than the LaFerrari around Fiorano Ferrari has unveiled the most powerful, most advanced and fastest-accelerating road car it has ever produced: the SF90 Stradale....
20:00, 05/29/2019

Supermodel Shows Off Armpit Hair In Powerful Photoshoot As more and more celebrities try to normalise body hair with powerful photoshoots, supermodel Emily Ratajkowski has become the latest to join the list. The model and actress, 28, posed for Harper's......
11:00, 08/10/2019

Afghan capital Kabul rocked by powerful explosion The blast rattled windows in the Afghan capital and smoke was seen billowing over the city. At least 65 people were injured in the explosion, which took place during rush hour....
14:17, 07/01/2019

Explosions of universe’s first stars spewed powerful jets Several hundred million years after the Big Bang, the very first stars flared into the universe as massively bright accumulations of hydrogen and helium gas. Within the cores of these first stars, extreme, thermonuclear reactions forged the first hea...
11:00, 05/08/2019

Powerful Typhoon Bypasses Taiwan and Heads Toward China Hundreds of flights have been canceled in Taiwan and China because of Typhoon Lekima, and officials on the mainland are worried about torrential flooding....
21:00, 08/09/2019

Explainer: How powerful are Congress subpoenas, contempt citations? U.S. House Democrats threatened on Thursday to hold Attorney General William Barr in "contempt of Congress" for not complying with a subpoena to hand over an unredacted version of the Mueller report. What does that mean?...
17:51, 05/02/2019

The Day Jeffrey Epstein Told Me He Had Dirt on Powerful People I went to Mr. Epstein’s Manhattan mansion to talk about Tesla. We ended up discussing much more — including his belief that sex with teenage girls should be acceptable....
05:17, 08/13/2019

The most powerful Android phone of the year is here, but it’s not the Galaxy Note 10 We’re only a few weeks away from the highly anticipated Galaxy Note 10 launch, but when Samsung unveils its next Note flagship it’ll hardly be the most powerful Android phone money can buy. The Note 10 is expected to deliver performance s...
12:51, 07/22/2019

Ariana Grande’s ‘Sweetener’ shows hit a powerful note in NYC The two most powerful statements from Ariana Grande — at the first of her four “Sweetener” tour concerts in New York City — were made before the ponytailed popster even sang a note at Barclays Center on Friday night. First, there were the seven rings...
16:34, 06/15/2019

'We're powerful together': Harder and Eriksson on being a gay couple in football – video Footballers Pernille Harder and Magdalena Eriksson have teamed up with charity Common Goal and pledged 1% of their salaries to help tackle social issues throughout the game. The couple, who famously made headlines for kissing after a match at the 201...
23:34, 08/07/2019

Hamilton: Honda F1 engine now more powerful than Mercedes in places World champion Lewis Hamilton believes Honda's gains in Formula 1 have given Red Bull an engine that is now more powerful than Mercedes' in some places...
09:34, 08/03/2019

Is the Samsung Galaxy Book 2 powerful enough to replace a laptop? Back in October when we reviewed it, Samsung's Galaxy Book 2 was the first device available featuring a Snapdragon 850 CPU. The 2-in-1 performed admirably for editor Cherlynn Low, completing tasks faster than the ASUS NovaGo's Snapdragon 83...
20:00, 05/30/2019

One of the Most Powerful Women in Hedge Funds Doesn't Run Money In the overwhelmingly male world of hedge funds, Ilana Weinstein is one of the most powerful women. But Ms. Weinstein doesn’t manage money. Instead, she scouts the people who do....
17:34, 06/19/2019

Australia, under fire for coal, pledges $339 million for Pacific climate change Australia will donate A$500 million ($339 million) to Pacific Islands for renewable energy projects and to help its neighbors prepare for the impact of climate change, Prime Minister Scott Morrison said on Monday....
23:17, 08/12/2019

New Zealand's Ardern says plight of Pacific Islanders should spur climate action Climate change is having a real impact on Pacific islanders and that should spur countries to greater action to tackle the problem, New Zealand Prime Minster Jacinda Ardern said on Thursday....
15:00, 07/18/2019

Cathay Pacific shares slump after China cracks down on staff protests Shares in Cathay Pacific Airways closed at a 10-year low on Monday after the Hong Kong flag carrier became caught in crosswinds between Beijing and pro-democracy groups in the Asian financial hub....
16:40, 08/12/2019

Putin and Xi test a budding military alliance in the Pacific -- and step up confrontation Russian President Vladimir Putin and Chinese President Xi Jinping sent a clear message on Tuesday: They are ready to test the limits of their budding military partnership in the Pacific....
01:17, 07/24/2019

Cathay Pacific suspends pilot arrested in Hong Kong protests Hong Kong flag carrier Cathay Pacific Airways Ltd said on Saturday it had suspended a pilot arrested during anti-government protests in Hong Kong and that "overly radical" staff would be barred from crewing flights to the mainland....
18:00, 08/10/2019

Fiji PM accuses Scott Morrison of ‘insulting’ and alienating Pacific leaders Exclusive: Frank Bainimarama says Australian leader is pushing nations towards ChinaScott Morrison has been accused of causing an extraordinary rift between Australia and Pacific countries by the prime minister of Fiji, who said the Australian prime ...
00:51, 08/17/2019

Pacific Islands Forum: Tuvalu children welcome leaders with a climate plea Climate crisis is more than a meeting agenda item in a host country that could be left uninhabitable by rising sea levelsAs the leaders of Pacific countries step off their planes at Funafuti airport this week for the Pacific Islands Forum, they are b...
12:00, 08/11/2019

Cathay Pacific CEO resigns after Beijing pressure following Hong Kong protests Company chairman John Slosar said the airline needed new management because events had “called into question” its commitment to safety and security.        ...
01:51, 08/17/2019

Sink or swim: Chinese port plans put Pacific back in play Early in the morning, before sunrise, low tide on the Samoan island of Savai'i reveals the remnants of an old American airstrip, washed away by decades of erosion, cyclones and tsunamis....
08:34, 08/07/2019

Fiji PM: 'insulting' Scott Morrison causing rift with Pacific countries Exclusive: Frank Bainimarama says Australian leader is pushing nations towards ChinaScott Morrison has been accused of causing an extraordinary rift between Australia and Pacific countries by the prime minister of Fiji, who said the Australian prime ...
22:17, 08/16/2019

China says crew information submitted by Cathay Pacific meets requirements China's aviation regulator said on Thursday that identification information submitted so far by Hong Kong's Cathay Pacific Airways Ltd for its crew meets requirements....
06:51, 08/15/2019

Aircraft carrier USS Ronald Reagan deploys to Indo-Pacific region The aircraft carrier USS Ronald Reagan and commander task force units began underway operations in the Indo-Pacific region, the Navy announced on Wednesday....
14:00, 05/23/2019

Union Pacific: 12 train cars derailed in central Tucson Tuesday TUCSON – A train derailment that occurred early Tuesday in central Tucson has prompted an investigation, Union Pacific officials say. According to officials, about 12 cars derailed at around 2 a.m. Tuesday at the Union Pacific’s rail yard...
22:17, 08/14/2019

Video conferencing growth and unique challenges in the Asia Pacific region Analysts report that the use of video conferencing in the Asia Pacific has increased in recent years. Read about three challenges to adopting and using video conferencing in that region....
04:00, 05/23/2019

Australia's Kyoto loophole eight times larger than entire Pacific emissions Analysts say Kyoto credits being used to back out of promised cuts as Tuvalu’s PM calls Australia’s $500m pledge an immoral ploy to quell debate Australia has been accused of using a loophole to back out of a promised emissions cut nearly eight times...
12:17, 08/14/2019

Australia removes climate 'crisis' from Pacific islands draft declaration Sources say Canberra has softened language, getting rid of all but one reference to coalAustralia has succeeded in removing all but one reference to coal on the draft communique of the Pacific Islands Forum, and is expected to be able to get that rem...
10:51, 08/15/2019

US, Japan To Work With India For An Open Indo-Pacific Region: Shinzo Abe The US and Japan will work with countries like India, Australia, ASEAN, UK and France to "forcefully" promote the idea of a free and open Indo-Pacific, Japanese Prime Minister Shinzo Abe said Monday,......
22:00, 05/27/2019

Asia and Pacific on course to miss all Sustainable Development Goals, says UN region chief Unless progress is accelerated, Asia and the Pacific are on course to miss all of the 17 Goals of the UN’s 2030 Agenda for Sustainable Development, the Executive Secretary of the UN regional commission for Asia and the Pacific (ESCAP), told UN News a...
18:00, 07/18/2019

U.S. seeks to renew Pacific islands security pact to foil China U.S. Secretary of State Mike Pompeo said on Monday negotiations have begun with three Pacific island nations to renew a national security agreement that would help Washington counter growing Chinese influence in the region....
14:00, 08/05/2019

75 years after Iwo Jima, US Marines storm 'Pacific' island with Japanese forces Three-quarters of a century ago they fought each other in a Pacific War of almost unbridled brutality. Now, U.S. Marines and Japan's new island-hopping troops are storming beaches together in military exercises....
07:34, 07/31/2019

Revealed: 'fierce' Pacific forum meeting almost collapsed over climate crisis Australia’s prime minister Scott Morrison came under fire from Tuvalu’s leader Enele SopoagaCritical talks at the Pacific Islands Forum almost collapsed twice amid “fierce” clashes between the Australian prime minister, Scott Morrison, and Tuvalu’s p...
16:51, 08/16/2019

Australia 'has to answer to the Pacific’ over climate change, Jacinda Ardern says - video Jacinda Ardern has declared that ‘Australia has to answer to the Pacific’ on climate change, saying that New Zealand is doing what it can to limit global emissions and expects other nations to do the same. Pacific leaders have this week been urging A...
22:17, 08/14/2019

Pacific Ocean coup: how Ronald Reagan helped bury a Beach Boy at sea The US president had promised the band that if they ever needed his help, he would be on hand. So when Dennis Wilson died, he started making some callsMinutes after sunset on 4 January 1984, the body of Beach Boys drummer Dennis Wilson entered the Pa...
14:17, 05/22/2019

Henderson Island: a Pacific paradise turning into a plastic trap – video Thousands of tonnes of plastic have accumulated on the pristine beaches of Henderson Island in the Pacific's Pitcairn archipelago. Along one stretch of 2.5km, an estimated 18 tonnes has piled up over decades, at the rate of several thousand pieces of...
03:00, 07/31/2019

Asia Pacific stocks broadly decline amid expectations of less aggressive Fed Stocks in Asia saw broad declines on Friday, amid expectations the U.S. Federal Reserve could be less aggressive than expected with monetary policy when it meets next week....
14:51, 07/27/2019

Rugby: Japan claim Pacific Nations trophy in World Cup boost Japan overpowered a dogged United States 34-20 to win the Pacific Nations Cup in Suva on Saturday and enjoy a timely confidence boost six weeks out from hosting the World Cup....
17:34, 08/10/2019

Union Pacific quarterly profit beats estimates on price gains Union Pacific Corp on Thursday reported a quarterly profit that beat Wall Street estimates, as the U.S. railroad operator cut costs and raised prices to overcome the effects of severe flooding in the Midwest and ongoing U.S.-China trade tensions....
19:51, 07/18/2019

Tax carbon, not people: UN chief issues climate plea from Pacific 'frontline' Antonio Guterres hears from leaders at Fiji summit who warn region is facing ‘an unprecedented global catastrophe’Governments around the world must introduce carbon taxes, halt plans for new coal plants and accelerate the closure of existing ones if ...
05:34, 05/15/2019

Pacific Gas & Electric to shut power in Northern California for fire safety PG&E said it will shut off power Saturday and may do the same for thousands more to reduce the risk of wildfires in Northern California.        ...
14:51, 06/08/2019

To counter China's growing influence, the US is reaching out to some of the Pacific's smallest countries Reuters The US and its partners have sought to counter China's rising influence around the world. In the Asia-Pacific, Washington has turned its attention to some of the smallest countries in the region, which are also being courted by Beijing. Visi...
07:51, 08/28/2019

Asia Pacific stocks mixed; Fed's Powell hints there won't be rate cuts Stocks in Asia Pacific were mixed in Thursday morning trade, following the U.S. Federal Reserve's overnight monetary policy decision and hints that the central bank is not considering a cut in interest rates at this moment....
02:51, 05/02/2019

Upset city: 9-1 shot Higher Power wins $1M Pacific Classic Higher Power won the $1 million Pacific Classic by 5 1/4 lengths at Del Mar, leading a trio of long-shot finishers       ...
07:00, 08/18/2019

Deutsche Bank axes whole teams in Asia-Pacific as 18,000 job cuts begin Whole teams in Deutsche Bank's Asian operations were told their positions were gone on Monday, as the lender began axing 18,000 jobs globally in one of the biggest overhauls to an investment bank since the aftermath of the financial crisis....
07:00, 07/08/2019

Hong Kong unions urge Cathay Pacific to end "white terror" The Hong Kong Federation of Trade Unions on Friday called on Cathay Pacific to put an end to what it described as "white terror", following the dismissal of Rebecca Sy, the head of Cathay Dragon's Airlines Flight Attendants' Association....
08:17, 08/23/2019

Traffic switch: Houghton Rd improvement project Union Pacific Railroad to I-10 TUCSON – Base paving operations on the west side of Houghton Road from the Union Pacific Railroad south to Interstate 10 are now complete, according to Tucson Department of Transportation. Crews will shift traffic on Thursday from the east side of Ho...
21:51, 05/16/2019

Australia's deputy PM apologises to Pacific for fruit-picking comments 'if any insult was taken' Michael McCormack offers qualified apology after remarks about climate change and seasonal workers caused outrageMichael McCormack has apologised to Pacific Island nations for his comments that they will survive the climate crisis – in part – “becaus...
07:17, 08/22/2019

Magnitude 6.8 quake strikes south southeast of Kermadecs in Pacific: USGS A magnitude 6.8 quake struck south southeast of Raoul Island in South Pacific chain of the Kermadec Islands, the U.S. Geological Survey said. There were no immediate reports of casualties....
11:17, 06/19/2019

Hong Kong unions urge Cathay Pacific to end 'white terror' The Hong Kong Federation of Trade Unions on Friday called on Cathay Pacific to put an end to what it described as "white terror", following the dismissal of Rebecca Sy, the head of Cathay Dragon's Airlines Flight Attendants' Association....
08:17, 08/23/2019

PM, Donald Trump, Shinzo Abe Focus On Indo-Pacific During Trilateral Meet Prime Minister Narendra Modi held a "productive" trilateral meeting with US President Donald Trump and Japanese Prime Minister Shinzo Abe, and extensively discussed issues of the Indo-Pacific region,......
09:51, 06/28/2019

Where it all begins: Colombia's peasant farmers fuel Pacific drug trade The wave of drugs arriving in countries like Fiji starts in the jungles of South America where ‘coca is everything’The cocaine market is booming in Australia and New Zealand, causing ripples throughout the Pacific region. But long before it is snorte...
04:00, 06/26/2019

Evidence of Arsenic-Breathing Microbial Life Found in Pacific Ocean Researchers working off the coast of Mexico have discovered evidence of arsenic-breathing life in oxygen-starved waters. These resilient microbes are a vestige of Earth’s ancient past, but they could also be a sign of things to come under the influen...
22:51, 05/03/2019

Graves of more than 30 US Marines, sailors from WWII discovered on remote Pacific Island Several graves containing what are likely the remains of more than 30 U.S. Marines and sailors killed during one of the bloodiest battles of World War II were discovered on a remote Pacific Island, officials said....
14:00, 06/26/2019

Asia Pacific shares trade mixed as Dow winning streak ends Shares in Asia Pacific traded mixed on Wednesday morning following an overnight trading session on Wall Street that saw the end of the Dow Jones Industrial Average's winning streak....
03:00, 06/12/2019

Astronauts snapped an incredible photo of a volcano erupting in the Pacific Ocean Astronauts who head to the International Space Station get to see things that the rest of us can only imagine. As the orbiting laboratory rapidly orbits Earth, it affords its inhabitants the chance to see all manner of jaw-dropping sights, and on the...
05:00, 06/27/2019

House passes two bills blocking oil and gas drilling off Pacific and Atlantic coasts The House of Representatives on Wednesday passed two bills banning new offshore oil and gas drilling off the Atlantic and Pacific coasts and Florida....
00:17, 09/12/2019

Cathay Pacific freezes new hiring, to focus on cost cuts: memo Cathay Pacific Airways Ltd has put a freeze on new hiring, according to an internal memo seen by Reuters, as the airline battles a slump in demand from fliers avoiding Hong Kong amid massive anti-government protests in the city....
10:51, 09/12/2019

Home favorite Osaka makes winning start at Pan Pacific Open Hometown hero Naomi Osaka recovered from a sluggish start to beat Bulgarian qualifier Viktoriya Tomova 7-5 6-3 and reach the quarter-finals at the Pan Pacific Open in Japan on Wednesday....
15:00, 09/18/2019

Asia Pacific stocks mixed; Brent oil spikes about 10% after Saudi attacks Oil prices spiked in the morning of Asian trading hours after drone strikes on crucial production facilities in Saudi Arabia. Shares of oil companies in Asia surged on Monday....
05:51, 09/16/2019

Asia Pacific stocks mixed; Brent oil spikes about 11% after Saudi attacks Oil prices spiked in the morning of Asian trading hours after drone strikes on crucial production facilities in Saudi Arabia. Shares of oil companies in Asia surged on Monday....
04:34, 09/16/2019

Eastern Pacific Ocean to give birth to tropical storms this week One tropical feature is forecast to develop and hug the west coast of Mexico, while a second tropical feature may form and eventually pass close to Hawaii in the coming days....
22:34, 08/19/2019

Union Pacific CEO signals caution on Trump's China tariff threat Union Pacific Corp's chief executive said another round of tariffs on Chinese goods could badly hurt his railroad and the U.S. economy, but he feels U.S. President Donald Trump is listening to his concerns....
01:34, 06/20/2019

The new drug highway: Pacific islands at centre of cocaine trafficking boom Explosion in number of boats carrying cocaine and meth from Latin America to Australia is causing havoc for islands on the way • Cocaine used as washing powder: police struggle with Pacific drug influxIt is the drug route you’ve never heard of: a mul...
22:51, 06/23/2019

Asia Pacific stocks trade mixed amid expectations of Fed rate cut Stocks in Asia Pacific traded mixed on Thursday as shares on Wall Street saw a record close overnight, following raised expectations that the U.S. Federal Reserve could cut interest rates at its upcoming July meeting....
07:34, 07/04/2019

Sneak Peek: Asian-Pacific Financial Forecast -- June 2018 "Off the cliff" is how editor Mark Galasiewski says markets are supposed to feel at this point in the patterns that are unfolding right now, in several markets across Asia....
15:34, 05/01/2019

Biden now opposes Trans-Pacific Partnership that Obama administration pursued Democratic presidential candidate Joe Biden said Wednesday that he now opposes the Trans-Pacific Partnership, a 12-nation trade deal for which the Obama administration sought congressional approval. Biden, then vice president, was involved in lobbyin...
09:34, 08/01/2019

Asia Pacific trade pact can go on without India 'for the time being:' Malaysian PM Mahathir Sixteen Asia Pacific countries have been negotiating the Regional Comprehensive Economic Partnership since 2013, with India's reluctance to open up its markets a major sticking point....
00:34, 06/24/2019

'America’s military primacy in the Indo-Pacific is over,' Australian analysts worry U.S. strategists are confronting “an unprecedented crisis” because of China’s growing military strength in the Indo-Pacific, according to a new report from Australian defense analysts....
02:34, 08/20/2019

Cathay Pacific shares in choppy trade after shock exit of CEO Hogg Cathay Pacific shares were choppy in opening trade on Monday after the shock exit of CEO Rupert Hogg, as the airline grapples with mounting Chinese scrutiny over the involvement of some of its staff in anti-government protests in Hong Kong....
07:00, 08/19/2019

Donald Trump arrives in Japan to cement 'powerful' ties US President Trump has touched down in Tokyo, kicking off a four-day visit to the Far East. Trade will be the main focus of the trip, but sports and a meeting with the new Japanese emperor are also on the agenda....
14:34, 05/25/2019

2019 APME awards honor AP journalists for powerful stories NEW YORK (AP) — Accounts of perseverance in the wake of disaster, deep investigative looks into cyber threats against American democracy, and images that highlighted the human side of controversial political issues are among the stories that have won...
01:51, 06/18/2019

Powerful CRISPR upgrade uses 'jumping genes' to directly insert DNA A new kind of CRISPR based on jumping genes could make it much easier to add pieces of DNA to genomes, leading to better treatments for many diseases...
20:34, 06/06/2019

Video: Powerful Flash Floods Sweep Cars Into River Flash floods powerful enough to sweep vehicles into a river were captured on camera in China. The incident took place in southwest China's Guizhou province....
01:17, 06/28/2019

Lotus reveals 1973bhp Evija as world's most powerful production car Evija will kickstart a new era of design and performance at Hethel New limited-run hypercar to offer Bugatti Chiron and Pininfarina Battista-beating performance in luxurious package Lotus has revealed the Evija, the all-electric hypercar it claims...
21:17, 07/16/2019

Powerful aftershock hits California after strongest quake in 20 years A powerful aftershock has hit Southern California following the US state's strongest earthquake in 20 years - amid warnings an even bigger seismic event could be about to strike....
18:17, 07/05/2019

The Perfect Candidate review – powerful insight into Saudi absurdity Haifaa al-Mansour, the first Saudi woman to direct a feature, goes back to basics with an effective story of a doctor trying to enter politicsHaifaa al-Mansour was the first Saudi woman to direct a feature film, landing out of the blue at the 2012 Ve...
16:51, 08/30/2019

The master behind the mask: who is Iran’s most feared and powerful military commander? He is routinely referred to as the “shadow commander” or “spymaster” and is considered one of the most powerful persons in Iran. So who is 62-year-old Qassem Soleimani, the military mastermind whom Secretary of State Mike Pompeo equates with being as...
22:17, 05/07/2019

Powerful Radio Telescopes in South Africa are Revolutionizing Astronomy The world’s largest radio telescope is expected to come online sometime in 2020. The Square Kilometre Array (SKA) is an internationally sponsored and funded initiative that will include more than one million square metres of collecting area when all ...
12:51, 07/26/2019

Vestal Virgins: Powerful Priestesses of Rome’s Sacred Flame In the Res Gestae Divi Augustus (‘The Deeds of the Divine Augustus’), Augustus demonstrates his piety by stating that he was a member of all four major priesthoods in Rome – the Pontifices, Augures, Quindecemviri and Septemviri. There was, however, o...
23:34, 06/13/2019

Powerful Typhoon Makes Landfall in China After Bypassing Taiwan Typhoon Lekima was expected to move north toward Shanghai on Saturday. About 700,000 people were relocated before the storm’s arrival, state media said....
06:00, 08/10/2019

Razer's Tiny, Powerful Laptop Finally Gets Real Graphics The Razer Blade Stealth is an outstanding laptop. There are few laptops under $2,000 that deliver its combination of attractive, compact design, performance, and available inputs. But they do exist, and a 13-inch laptop with a wimpy discrete GPU is n...
07:51, 09/04/2019

Marianne Williamson says 'powerful forces' on the left out to end presidential campaign Insurgent Democratic presidential candidate Marianne Williamson claims that “powerful forces” of the left are to keep her away from the third Democratic debate next month with smears....
20:00, 08/10/2019

Scientists create bizarre form of hot ‘superionic ice’ using powerful lasers Hot ice that can remain frozen at thousands of degrees of heat has been created by scientists. One of the most powerful lasers on the planet was used to make the bizarre creation, which could teach us more about the structure of giant ice planets lik...
00:51, 05/10/2019

Canadian police nab nine suspected members of powerful Mafia clan Canadian police on Thursday said they had arrested nine suspected members of a powerful Mafia clan with roots in southern Italy involved in money laundering and illegal gambling in the Toronto area, seizing C$35 million ($26.8 million) in assets, inc...
23:34, 07/18/2019

Cops hunting for powerful perp in string of business robberies Cops are on the hunt for a thief who is more strong man than cat burglar — with investigators saying he uses nothing but brute force to break into businesses. The powerful perp’s first feat of strength came on Aug. 6 in Greenwich Village, when he for...
15:18, 09/11/2019

Unbelievable tells a powerful, all-too-real story about sexual assault One of the most notable things about the premiere of Unbelievable, a Netflix miniseries from Susannah Grant, Ayelet Waldman, and Michael Chabon, is what’s missing from this adaptation of a Pulitzer Prize-winning ProPublica investigation of sexual ass...
15:19, 09/11/2019

Review: Jessica Jones S3 is flawed but packs a powerful payoff in the end Enlarge / Last Defender standing: Jessica Jones (Krysten Ritter) ponders what it means to be a hero in the final season. (credit: YouTube/Netflix) Jessica Jones makes its final bow with an imperfect but ultimately powerful and thought-provoking thi...
21:34, 06/24/2019

Researchers find cannabis molecule 30 times more powerful than aspirin Researchers have uncovered how cannabis plants produce a pain-relieving molecule which is 30 times more powerful than aspirin at reducing inflammation....
15:51, 07/24/2019

World’s most powerful electric eel discovered, can generate 860-volt shock Lurking in the waters of the Amazon basin is a new species of electric eel that scientists say can generate a greater electrical discharge than any other known animal....
23:00, 09/12/2019

Scientists Debut Powerful Magnet for Future Particle Collider Physicists at Fermilab have produced and tested a powerful magnet of the sort that could appear in the next generation of particle colliders.Read more......
00:00, 09/14/2019

PS5 vs Xbox Scarlett Specs: Is PlayStation 5 more powerful than Microsofts next console? New information is starting to surface about the power of the PlayStation 5 machine compared to main rival Xbox Scarlett - at least, that's if new reports from industry experts can be believed....
08:51, 06/21/2019

Before the shooting, Gilroy and its garlic festival created powerful memories of their own Gilroy, in Northern California, has been inseparable from the identity, flavor and scent of its signature crop: garlic.        ...
17:00, 07/29/2019

Askia the Great: Revolt Leader to Powerful Songhai Emperor Muhammad I Askia (also known as Askia the Great) was one of the most important emperors of the Songhai Empire. Askia came to power in 1493, when he overthrew the last ruler of the Sunni Dynasty, Sunni Baru, and established the Askia Dynasty. ...
15:00, 05/02/2019

Inside the powerful fire clouds that pack a volcanic punch This rare image shows massive pyrocumulonimbus clouds that form above fires and can funnel as much smoke into the lower stratosphere as moderate volcanic eruptions...
05:51, 09/11/2019

Astronomers measure powerful magnetic fields around hot Jupiter exoplanets Astronomers have for the first time directly measured the powerful magnetic fields surrounding hot Jupiters, gas-giant exoplanets orbiting close to their host stars....
00:17, 07/23/2019

On Jharkhand Mob Killing, Rahul Gandhi Questions "Silence Of Powerful" Congress chief Rahul Gandhi today called the death of a 24-year-old by the hands of a mob in Jharkhand last week "a blot on humanity" and said he was shocked by the "silence of the powerful voices in......
17:51, 06/25/2019

Rugged but stylish, powerful but affordable — the new Blackview phones are built to last Advertorial by Blackview: the opinions expressed in this story may not reflect the positions of PhoneArena! disclaimer For all the amazing things smartphones can do for us, they still have one major downfall — they are pretty easy to break. And, whe...
14:17, 05/04/2019

Review: The Roborock S5 robo-vacuum is fast, powerful, and quiet(ish) Robot vacuum cleaners were, a long time ago, the preserve of the cashed-up early adopter. Back in 2002, if you had deep pockets and wanted to make your gaff look like the set of The Jetsons, you could spend an ungodly amount of money on an iRobot Roo...
19:51, 06/26/2019

Redmi Note 8 Teased by Xiaomi to Be a Powerful Phone: Report The Redmi Note 8 will launch soon if a report is to be believed. The smartphone will be powered by the new Helio G90T SoC and will be more powerful than its predecessor....
10:34, 08/06/2019

De Blasio taps powerful union leader to help him run City Hall Mayor Bill de Blasio has hired a powerful union leader with a long history of pushing his pet projects to help run City Hall. Hizzoner announced Monday that Alison Hirsh, vice president and political director of 32BJ SEIU, will become his new $230,00...
08:17, 09/10/2019

Samsung Galaxy Note 10 Pro sounds all-powerful in this new specs leak The Samsung Galaxy Note 10 launch on August 7 is right around the corner, but the flood of leaks keeps coming – including a new one revealing the specs for both it and the more powerful Samsung Galaxy Note 10 Plus.The Note 10 specs come courte...
21:00, 07/23/2019

Charlie Kirk: Ocasio-Cortez 'the most powerful Democrat in office' Rep. Alexandria Ocasio-Cortez, D-N.Y., may not be in House leadership, but she is still the most powerful Democratic lawmaker in office, according to Charlie Kirk....
06:51, 06/19/2019

Thailand's King Rama X - from pilot prince to powerful monarch Thailand's King Maha Vajiralongkorn Bodindradebayavarangkun will be officially crowned as the 10th king of the Chakri dynasty on May 4, after taking the throne following the death of his father, King Bhumibol Adulyadej, in late 2016....
17:00, 05/02/2019

Jupiter could be cracking its moon Europa with powerful magnetic force Jupiter’s colossal magnetic field may create a jet stream in Europa’s subsurface ocean, which could explain cracks in its surface and help nourish life there...
22:00, 04/28/2019

Father drowns saving daughter from powerful rip current in Florida _____ A Georgia father sacrificed himself to save his 8-year-old daughter caught in a rip current off the Florida coast. WBBH’s Cristina Mendez reports....
18:17, 07/13/2019

'Hatred doesn't build overnight': behind the powerful Auschwitz exhibition At the newly opened, largest-ever Auschwitz exhibition in North America, an extensive collection of objects and photograph paint a devastating pictureRuth Grunberger was 16 years old when she stepped off a cattle car at Auschwitz in the dead of night...
15:34, 05/15/2019

Miguel Vazquez: ‘Josh Taylor is the most powerful opponent I’ve fought’ Miguel Vazquez hopes a victory over Ohara Davies will set up him for another world title shot. He speaks to John Dennen The post Miguel Vazquez: ‘Josh Taylor is the most powerful opponent I’ve fought’ appeared first on Boxing News....
16:34, 05/22/2019

Another earthquake shakes Southern California, day after most powerful quake in 20 years _____ LOS ANGELES — For the second day in a row, a powerful earthquake shook Southern California. Friday’s 7.1-magnitude quake knocked out power in the desert city of Ridgecrest and rattled people from Las Vegas to Los Angeles. It came one day ...
20:51, 07/06/2019

Powerful, obscure U.S. law forms basis of Trump’s ‘order’ on trade China’s announcement Friday that it was raising tariffs on $75 billion in U.S. imports sent Trump into a rage and White House aides scrambling for a response....
04:17, 08/25/2019

The powerful future of Yankees broadcasting is quietly taking shape The Yankees and the YES Network are exploring developing YES Radio while leveraging its current content and creating new shows in the beginning of a series of moves that could have huge implications not only locally, but on the future of sports media...
00:00, 06/07/2019

Billie Eilish is emerging as a powerful mental health advocate Eilish's status as one of the most prominent teenage musical voices means that she's in a uniquely important position to help her fans.        ...
17:17, 05/23/2019

Bones of Powerful Medieval Queen Identified at Winchester Cathedral Archaeologists have potentially made a very important discovery after tests on human remains from early medieval mortuary caskets in England. They examined a large number of human bones and believe that they have identified some as belonging to a pow...
16:17, 05/18/2019

The Pixel 4 might be even more powerful than the Galaxy Note 10 and other 2019 Android flagships Each year brings us faster and faster phones, with Apple’s newest iPhone leading the charge. The most recent A-series chip is always faster than whatever processors Qualcomm, Samsung, and Huawei manufacture for their latest Android flagships. B...
00:00, 07/16/2019

A Powerful Earthquake Triggered a Tsunami Alert in Papua New Guinea (CANBERRA, Australia) — A powerful earthquake struck Papua New Guinea late Tuesday evening, triggering a tsunami alert for coastal areas up to 1,000 kilometers (620 miles) away. The U.S. Geological Survey said the quake measured magnitude 7.5 a...
01:17, 05/15/2019

Powerful quake rattles Papua New Guinea, no injury reports A powerful earthquake rattled coastal townships in Papua New Guinea late Tuesday but authorities say there have been no initial reports of major damage or injuries...
01:34, 05/15/2019

Samsung's upcoming top-tier Galaxy Tab S5 tablet has powerful specs It looks like the Galaxy Note 10 won't be the only top-tier product that Samsung plans to introduce in August. Another Samsung high-end tablet has just popped up on Geekbench, the go-to place for info on unreleased phones and tablets, and judging by ...
04:17, 06/09/2019

NASA to test safer, more powerful spacecraft fuel on June 24 When the next SpaceX Falcon Heavy rocket lifts off from the Kennedy Space Center later this month, it will be carrying a spacecraft fuel that's safer for humans, but also much more powerful than the fuel it replaces....
19:51, 06/11/2019

Some damage reported after powerful 7.1 quake hits Southern California Some building damage was reported after the U.S. Geological Survey (USGS) said a powerful magnitude 7.1 earthquake hit Southern California on Friday, a day after the strongest quake in the region in 25 years....
07:00, 07/06/2019

Powerful Rockies rally past Cubs, 9th straight win at home DENVER (AP) — Ryan McMahon had a go-ahead RBI single in the eighth inning, and the Colorado Rockies rallied to beat the Chicago Cubs 6-5 on Monday night. Ian Desmond hit a 486-foot homer, and Nolan Arenado and Charlie Blackmon also went deep for the ...
06:17, 06/11/2019

TSMC's announcement means more powerful smartphones are coming next year Last week, Digitimes reported that manufacturer TSMC has started mass production of chips using its 7nm N7+ technology. This uses extreme ultraviolet lithography (EUV) to help produce more precise markings on silicon allowing billions of transistors ...
21:17, 05/27/2019

Leaked Galaxy Tab S6 features dual cameras and a powerful processor While Samsung’s upcoming Galaxy Note 10 has been the subject of countless rumors in recent months, it’s not the only flagship device the South Korean company plans to launch in the second half of the year. On Tuesday morning, SamMobile re...
17:34, 07/09/2019

Powerful Southern California quake, second in two days, causes damage, injuries A magnitude 7.1 earthquake shook Southern California on Friday, triggering fires, buckling part of a highway, damaging buildings but causing few reported injuries despite striking with eight times more force than the initial quake in the same area a ...
10:19, 07/06/2019

UPDATE 2-Texas Pacific investors say nominee elected trustee at disputed meeting An investor group that holds about 25% in Texas Pacific Land Trust installed its preferred trustee in a shareholder meeting on Wednesday that the company, one of the biggest landowners in Texas, rejected as invalid....
03:17, 05/23/2019

Cathay Pacific boss quits after Hong Kong protests hit share price Rupert Hogg resigns as China pressures airline to stand down staff who support ralliesThe head of Cathay Pacific has quit after protests in Hong Kong led to a plunge in the airline’s share price and it came under pressure from Chinese authorities to ...
22:17, 08/16/2019

UPDATE 1-Hong Kong unions urge Cathay Pacific to end "white terror" The Hong Kong Federation of Trade Unions on Friday called on Cathay Pacific to put an end to what it described as "white terror", following the dismissal of Rebecca Sy, the head of Cathay Dragon's Airlines Flight Attendants' Association....
08:17, 08/23/2019

Asia Pacific stocks set to trade subdued as investors await Trump-Xi meeting Shares in Asia Pacific were set to trade cautiously on Thursday as investors await the meeting between U.S. President Donald Trump and Chinese President Xi Jinping at the G-20 summit....
01:51, 06/27/2019

Mitigating climate change in Asia-Pacific could give region an economic boost The urgent need to move towards a low carbon economy and build resilience, would not only mitigate the worst impacts of climate change in the Asia-Pacific, but also lift the region economically, according to the body overseeing the UN Framework Conve...
21:00, 09/06/2019

Cathay Pacific, Icon of Hong Kong’s Rise, Now Reflects China’s Grip The airline agreed to bar employees who support or join protests from working on flights to mainland China, though it didn’t say how they would be identified....
20:07, 08/11/2019

Australia's coal use sharpens Pacific tension as Scott Morrison arrives for forum Tuvalu PM says no amount of funding makes up for Australia’s failure to cut emissions The scene has been set for tense discussions in Tuvalu as Scott Morrison arrives on Wednesday, after his announcement of $500m in climate funding for the Pacific fe...
04:51, 08/14/2019

Cathay Pacific CEO Resigns Amid Pressure From Beijing Over Hong Kong Protests (HONG KONG) — The CEO of Cathay Pacific Airways has resigned following pressure by Beijing on the Hong Kong carrier over participation by some of its employees in anti-government protests. Cathay Pacific said Rupert Hogg resigned Friday “...
19:17, 08/16/2019

Union Pacific cost cuts sheltered profit amid freight slowdown Union Pacific Corp on Thursday reported a quarterly profit that beat Wall Street estimates, as the U.S. railroad operator cut costs and raised rates to overcome disruptions from record floods in the Midwest and ongoing U.S.-China trade tensions....
22:34, 07/18/2019

UPDATE 3-Hong Kong unions urge Cathay Pacific to end "white terror" Cathay Pacific Airways , which is caught in the crosswinds between authorities in Beijing and anti-government protesters in Hong Kong, must put an end to "all forms of white terror", trade unions in the Chinese-ruled city said on Friday....
12:17, 08/23/2019

First Russian-Chinese air patrol in Asia-Pacific draws shots from South Korea Russia carried out what it said was its first long-range joint air patrol in the Asia-Pacific region with China on Tuesday, a mission that triggered hundreds of warning shots, according to South Korean officials, and a strong protest from Japan....
00:17, 07/24/2019

Scott Morrison's betrayal of the Pacific was immoral – and completely unnecessary | Nicky Ison Australia’s regional and global influence will not grow unless we are fair dinkum about acting on climate changeAs the Pacific Islands Forum comes to an end, Australia has yet again been shamed on a global stage for our inaction on climate change. Th...
16:51, 08/16/2019

Pacific islands will survive climate crisis because they 'pick our fruit', Australia's deputy PM says Exclusive: Michael McCormack says island nations want Australia to shut down industry ‘so they can survive’Pacific island nations affected by the climate crisis will continue to survive “because many of their workers come here to pick our fruit”, Aus...
16:51, 08/16/2019

U.S., Japan, South Korea, Australia hold first naval drills in Western Pacific U.S. Navy ships conducted joint drills with warships from allies Japan, Australia and South Korea in their first combined exercise in the Western Pacific, the U.S. Navy said on Thursday....
10:00, 05/23/2019

Cathay Pacific C.E.O. Quits as China’s Power Looms Over Hong Kong Protests The departure of the executive, Rupert Hogg, illustrates Beijing’s power over global companies whose bottom lines depend upon access to the mainland....
16:51, 08/16/2019

Cathay Pacific CEO Resigns, Airline Releases Cryptic Statement About Hong Kong Rupert Hogg, the CEO of Cathay Pacific Airways, has resigned following conflict between the Hong Kong-based airline and the Chinese government in Beijing. The new CEO will be Augustus Tang Kin-wing, according to the South China Morning Post, and the ...
14:17, 08/16/2019

Papua New Guinea leader to visit Australia as it seeks to shore up its Pacific influence Papua New Guinea Prime Minister James Marape will make a state visit to Australia, its government said on Tuesday, as it seeks to cement its position with Pacific island's new leader amid rising competition for influence in the region....
10:51, 07/16/2019

Australia's standing in Pacific has plummeted because of our climate change failure | Dermot O'Gorman It’s about the very survival of people, nations and cultures. If action isn’t taken there are islanders who may have nowhere to goScott Morrison flew to the Solomon Islands last weekend to “show our Pacific step-up in action” but this policy will fai...
11:51, 06/08/2019

Paradise islands of Pacific increasingly vulnerable to climate change, as UN boosts resilience A seeming paradise, life on the Pacific islands is threatened by climate change and extreme weather, frustrated by remoteness and a lack of educational and economic opportunities. Secretary-General António Guterres begins a visit to the region this w...
20:34, 05/10/2019

Asia Pacific stocks mixed as investors await Fed interest rate decision Investors await the Fed's latest decision on monetary policy, set to be released on Wednesday stateside. The U.S. central bank is widely expected to cut rates by 25 basis points....
07:34, 09/18/2019

Hong Kong protesters denounce Cathay Pacific for firing cabin crew Hundreds of people protested in Hong Kong on Wednesday to denounce Cathay Pacific Airways for dismissing crew taking part in or supporting anti-government rallies that have swept the Chinese-ruled city for weeks....
15:51, 08/28/2019

New Zealand PM calls on Australia to answer Pacific island climate change demands New Zealand Prime Minister Jacinda Ardern challenged Australia on Wednesday to answer South Pacific island demands for more action on climate change, saying her country was doing its part to limit global greenhouse emissions....
11:01, 08/14/2019

Category 3 Hurricane Erick spins in Pacific Ocean, could hit Hawaii by week's end Hurricane Erick strengthened Tuesday in the eastern Pacific Ocean and is forecast to approach Hawaii toward the end of the week.        ...
22:00, 07/30/2019

Asia Pacific stocks mixed; Brent crude spikes more than 8% after Saudi attacks Oil prices spiked in the afternoon of Asian trading hours after drone strikes on crucial production facilities in Saudi Arabia. Shares of oil companies in Asia surged on Monday....
13:01, 09/16/2019

Gigantic Pumice Raft from Underwater Eruption Is on a Wild Ride Across the Pacific Ocean In early August, sailors in the southwest Pacific Ocean began to see their environment transmogrify. As far as the eye could see, the ocean turned from an azure delight into a colossal gathering of clinking, floating rocks. And then came the foul, su...
03:17, 08/27/2019