Chinese astronauts board the space station for a historic mission

Shenzhou-15 marks the last 11 missions since April 2021 to build a space station The Shenzhou-15 crew will take over from the Shenzhou-14 astronauts on the space station The Chinese space station will be the second permanently inhabited outpost after the NASA-led International Space Station BEIJING (Reuters) – Three Chinese astronauts on Wednesday arrived at … Read more

Foxconn disruptions threaten bigger hit to iPhone shipments – The Source

Foxconn Zhengzhou factory shipments drop in November – Source Discontent with workers at the factory escalated into protests this week More than 20,000 workers, most of them new recruits, have left – The Source TAIPEI (Reuters) – Foxconn Inc’s (2317.TW) main iPhone factory in China will see further cuts in November shipments after the latest … Read more

Coronavirus infections in China hit a record high, with the economic outlook darkening

BEIJING (Reuters) – China reported a record high number of COVID-19 infections on Thursday, as cities nationwide imposed local lockdowns, mass testing and other restrictions feeding frustration and inflated expectations for the world’s second-largest economy. The resurgence of infections, nearly three years after the outbreak of the epidemic in the central city of Wuhan, casts … Read more

Wall Street rose as the Federal Reserve signaled a slowdown in rate hikes

Growth stocks bounce as Treasury yields fall Tesla jumps with Citigroup’s upgrade Nordstrom sits on low profit expectations The Dow Jones Industrial Average closed at its highest level since April Dow Jones rose 0.28%, S&P 500 0.59%, Nasdaq 0.99% (Reuters) – Wall Street’s major indexes ended with strong gains on Wednesday after minutes from the … Read more

New labor unrest rocked the huge Foxconn iPhone factory in China

Pictures online show hundreds of workers protesting Surveillance cameras and windows were smashed by men with sticks Workers complain of delayed wages and inadequate food SHANGHAI/TAIPI (Reuters) – Hundreds of workers protested at Foxconn (2317.TW) main iPhone factory in China, with some men smashing security cameras and windows, footage uploaded to social media showed. The … Read more

Iran protests: Videos on social media show flames at the home of late leader Khomeini

DUBAI (Reuters) – Videos have surfaced on social media showing a fire at the ancestral home of the late founder of the Islamic Republic, Ayatollah Ruhollah Khomeini, which activists said was burned by protesters. Reuters verified the location of two videos using the distinctive arches and buildings that match the file images. However, the semi-official … Read more