Daily Archive: December 14, 2017

Dec
14

U.N. chief presses for release of arrested Reuters journalists in Myanmar

TOKYO/YANGON (Reuters) – The arrest of two Reuters journalists in Yangon this week was a signal that press freedom is shrinking in Myanmar and the international community must do all it can to get them released, U.N. Secretary-General Antonio Guterres said on Thursday.

Dec
14

While focus is on North Korea, China continues South China Sea buildup: think tank

WASHINGTON (Reuters) – While attention in Asia has been distracted by the North Korean nuclear crisis in the past year, China has continued to install high-frequency radar and other facilities that can be used for military purposes on its man-made islands in the South China Sea, a U.S. think tank said on Thursday.

Dec
14

Japan Tankan index shows best quarter for big manufacturers since 2006

Dec
14

Mexico’s central bank raises key rate to 7.25%

Dec
14

Mexican presidential frontrunner picks Carlos Urzúa as prospective finance minister

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