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Cost-conscious Chinese tourists staying closer to home for Lunar New Year

[ad_1] SHANGHAI (Reuters) – Trade tensions with the United States and a slowing economy are keeping Chinese tourists to budget-friendly…

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Need for speed: Carts on rails help Manila’s commuters dodge gridlock

[ad_1] MANILA (Reuters) – Thousands of commuters flock to Manila’s railway tracks every day, but rather than boarding the trains,…

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Venezuelan oil stuck at ports, PDVSA struggles to import fuel

[ad_1] (Reuters) – Venezuela’s oil inventories have started to build up at the country’s ports and terminals as PDVSA is…

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Saudi-led coalition ready to use ‘calibrated force’ to push Yemen port deal: UAE

[ad_1] FILE PHOTO: Hodeidah port’s grain silos are pictured from a nearby shantytown in Hodeidah, Yemen June 16, 2018. REUTERS/Abduljabbar…

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Arrival of Russian passenger jet fires up Venezuela’s rumor mill

[ad_1] (This Jan. 29 story was corrected to show plane flew to Caracas in December) CARACAS (Reuters) – The unusual…

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Saudi Arabia frees seven Houthi prisoners in apparent swap

[ad_1] DUBAI/GENEVA (Reuters) – Saudi Arabia released seven prisoners it was holding from Yemen’s Houthi movement, who were flown to…