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The Latest: 1 dead, 2 wounded in California Costco shooting

The Latest on a shooting inside a Southern California Costco store (all times local): 10:30 p.m. Police say a shooting inside a Southern California Costco store has killed one person and wounded two others and the suspect is in custody. Source: Fox News - National The...

Europe

Brussels launches new tool to crack down on VAT fraud

A new system to help EU countries crack down on VAT fraud, launched Wednesday by the European Commission, allows EU Member States to rapidly exchange and jointly process VAT data. Source: European Business News Brussels launches new tool to crack down on VAT fraud

Price caps introduced on international calls within the EU

A new maximum price for all international calls and SMS within the EU applies from 15 May, when consumers calling another EU country will pay a maximum amount of 19 cents per minute (+VAT). Source: European Business News Price caps introduced on international calls...

InBev fined EUR 200m for breaching EU antitrust rules

The EU Commission fined Anheuser-Busch InBev, the world's biggest beer brewer, some EUR 200 million Monday for breaching EU antitrust rules through its actions in hampering cross-border sales of beer. Source: European Business News InBev fined EUR 200m for breaching...

German growth forecast cut as economic uncertainty continues

GDP growth in Germany is forecast to be particularly subdued this year, as global uncertainties continue to weigh on Europe's economy, according to the EU Commission's latest economic forecast Tuesday. Source: EU Finance and Monetary News German growth forecast cut as...

Young European farmers get access to EUR 1 bn EU loan package

The EU Commission and European Investment Bank launched a EUR 1 bn loans package Monday targeting specifically young farmers. Nearly a third of young farmers' loan applications were rejected in 2017. Source: EU Finance and Monetary News Young European farmers get...

Auditors review EU support for urban mobility

The European Court of Auditors is examining the effectiveness of EU action on improving the mobility of people in cities and densely populated areas, including progress in managing traffic congestion. Source: EU Finance and Monetary News Auditors review EU support for...

Auditors review EU support for urban mobility

The European Court of Auditors is examining the effectiveness of EU action on improving the mobility of people in cities and densely populated areas, including progress in managing traffic congestion. Source: EU Finance and Monetary News Auditors review EU support for...

Asia

WHO panel decides not to declare international Ebola emergency

GENEVA: A World Health Organization panel decided on Friday not to declare an international emergency over Congo's Ebola outbreak despite its spread to Uganda this week, concluding such a declaration could cause too much economic harm. Congo's epidemic is the second...

Indonesia returns five containers of waste to the US

JAKARTA: Indonesia has returned five containers of rubbish to the United States and will not become a "dumping ground", officials said Saturday (Jun 15), the latest Southeast Asian country to return imported waste. The containers were supposed to contain only paper...

Hong Kong mass rally will go ahead on Sunday: Organisers

HONG KONG: Hong Kong protest leaders on Saturday (Jun 15) said they would press ahead with a planned rally on Sunday despite the government suspending a proposed extradition bill, saying only a full withdrawal of the divisive law would satisfy them. READ: Hong Kong...

Tanker hit in Gulf attacks heads to port

A Japanese tanker, one of two vessels attacked in sensitive Gulf waters this week, was heading to port on Saturday, its owners said. Source: Channel News Asia Tanker hit in Gulf attacks heads to port

Tanker hit in Gulf attacks heads to port

A Japanese tanker, one of two vessels attacked in sensitive Gulf waters this week, was heading to port on Saturday, its owners said. Source: Channel News Asia Tanker hit in Gulf attacks heads to port

Tanker hit in Gulf attacks heads to port

A Japanese tanker, one of two vessels attacked in sensitive Gulf waters this week, was heading to port on Saturday, its owners said. Source: Channel News Asia Tanker hit in Gulf attacks heads to port

In full: DPM Heng Swee Keat's speech at the REACH-CNA dialogue

SINGAPORE: Deputy Prime Minister Heng Swee Keat spoke on Saturday (Jun 15) at a REACH-CNA dialogue session on how the country's fourth generation of leaders intends to have a new social compact with its citizens.  In the dialogue session, Mr Heng also said the...

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