Parent of appliance maker plans USD6.4b stake sale

The parent company of Gree Electric Appliances Inc. is considering selling almost all of its stake in the Zhuhai-based Chinese appliance giant in a deal that could be worth

New Zealand | Official calls Facebook ‘morally bankrupt’

New Zealand’s official privacy watchdog yesterday described Facebook as “morally bankrupt” and suggested his country follow neighboring Australia’s lead by making laws that could jail executives over

Korean Air boss dies weeks after board removal over scandals

Korean Air’s chairman, whose leadership included scandals such as his daughter’s infamous incident of “nut rage,” has died due to illness, the company said yesterday.

India | Ruling party releases manifesto days before election

India’s ruling party released its election manifesto yesterday, three days before the start of a multi-phase general election in the world’s largest democracy. Prime Minister Narendra

Diplomacy | Putin hosts Turkey’s Erdogan to discuss Syria, ties

Russian President Vladimir Putin yesterday hosted his Turkish counterpart, Recep Tayyip Erdogan, for talks expected to focus on the situation in Syria, the sale of Russian

UN: Fighting for Libya’s capital has displaced 2,800 people

Fighting between rival forces over Libya’s capital that began last week has displaced 2,800 people so far, the U.N. said yesterday as the death toll climbed

This Day in History | 1976 – Young Liberal leader cleared of robbery

Supporters in the public gallery at the Old Bailey in London clapped and cheered as the verdict was announced. The case is certain to raise

Offbeat | Spectator charged with assaulting WWE star Bret Hart

Bail was set at USD1,500 for Zachary Madsen of Lincoln, Nebraska at a hearing yesterday . The judge also issued orders of protection barring Madsen from

Football | Juventus set to break more records with title one point away

Juventus is set to break a slew of records in Serie A — again. The team’s 2-1 win over AC Milan this weekend, coupled with Napoli’s

Rugby | Fiji wins record 5th straight Hong Kong Sevens

Fiji extended its record winning run in Hong Kong Sevens rugby to a fifth successive title after beating France 21-7 in the final on Sunday night.

The Buzz | Brazil army shoots family car; kills father

The Brazilian army is investigating the death of a man in Rio de Janeiro whose car was hit by 80 shots fired by members of the armed forces. Authorities

Gaming Alert | Tribes emerge as key players in debate over sports betting

Native American tribes have emerged as key players in the legislative debates over whether states should legalize sports betting, with some opposing the idea because it could

World Briefs

CHINA A UniCredit SpA employee allegedly siphoned off about 100 million yuan of clients’ money over three years by taking advantage of shared passwords and other internal security

Our Desk | New regulation shouldn’t be a burden after all

The new regulation for overseas Filipino workers to acquire an overseas employment certificate have caused anger, frustration and criticism amongst the community for the past two weeks.

Tuesday, April 9, 2019 – edition no. 3266

* A matter of zeros | Rise in visitors overstated 100-fold * Taiwan rejects SARs formula | Thousands protest against ‘one country, two systems’ in Kaohsiung * High-value scams on the rise *

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