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'Direction of travel is set' in climate fight, says Paris accord architect

24 Nov 2020

LONDON/MADRID A slew of international commitments to cut carbon emissions including from U.S. President-elect Joe Biden point to a bright future for the fight to save the environment, former U.N. climate chief Christiana Figueres said.

Regeneron says Roche successfully tested manufacture of COVID-19 drug used on Trump

18 Nov 2020

Roche Holding AG has completed early tests of its ability to produce large quantities of Regeneron Pharmaceuticals Inc's COVID-19 antibody treatment, putting it on track to begin manufacturing the drug once it is authorized by regulators, Regeneron's president said on Tuesday.

EU funds drive rethink in East Europe on climate, says Timmermans

17 Oct 2020

LONDON/MADRID East European nations are thinking more seriously about how to reduce carbon emissions to make use of a 750 billion euro ($880 billion) European Union economic recovery fund, the EU's top climate official said on Friday.

Namibia faces tough challenge to reverse apartheid legacy - president

02 Oct 2020

WINDHOEK Namibian President Hage Geingob said on Thursday that the southwestern African country must take care in its efforts to reverse the legacy of racist white minority rule, so as not to be seen as grabbing wealth.

Transportation chief says aid needed by November to avoid big NYC subway and bus cuts

03 Sep 2020

New York's coronavirus-hit Metropolitan Transportation Authority (MTA) will have to start implementing a dramatic job and service reduction plan in November if it does not receive billions of dollars in federal aid, the agency's chairman said on Thursday. | Video

Small the new big for hotels post-pandemic, says Oyo CEO

01 Sep 2020

LONDON/NEW YORK The COVID-19 pandemic will mean holiday-goers will shy away from larger hotels for the foreseeable future in favor of boutiques and home rentals, the CEO of India-based hospitality startup Oyo Hotels and Homes told Reuters. | Video

Britain jeopardising China relationship, says Huawei's UK boss

07 Jul 2020

LONDON Britain risks throwing away its long-standing relationship with China if it bans Huawei from its 5G networks at the behest of the United States as part of a global battle for technological supremacy, the UK chairman of the tech group told Reuters.

Britain should side with U.S. over Huawei, former PM Blair says

25 Jun 2020

LONDON Britain will ultimately have to side with the United States in a decision on allowing China's Huawei Technologies a role in its 5G network, former Prime Minister Tony Blair said on Thursday.

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