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U.S. Ends Aid for Port of Odessa Customs Reforms

By Reuters 2016-12-30 20:39:27

The U.S. Agency for International Development (USAID) has ended funding for a flagship customs reform project in Ukraine's Odessa region, as the government's...


Chilean Navy Investigates Videotaping Scandal

By Reuters 2016-12-30 18:42:20

Chilean authorities said on Thursday they are investigating allegations that female sailors were secretly videotaped in their quarters on a naval vessel and that those images...


China to Target Overcapacity in Shipping

By Reuters 2016-12-29 21:50:55

China will increase its targets for capacity cuts in steel and coal in 2017, while extending its campaign against overcapacity to industries such as cement, glass,...


Ukrainian Port Reformer Investigated for Corruption

By Reuters 2016-12-29 21:48:08

A young activist who became prominent in Ukraine's 2014 uprising and was later appointed to work on a major project to reform the corruption-plagued customs of Odessa is...


Sri Lanka's Former Leader Opposes Port Free Zone

By Reuters 2016-12-29 17:48:00

Sri Lanka's former leader Mahinda Rajapaksa on Thursday criticised a government plan to grant 15,000 acres for Chinese investment in his constituency, saying it will...


Chairman of Russian Port Remanded in Custody

By Reuters 2016-12-29 14:15:36

A St Petersburg court has ordered the chairman of Russia's Baltic sea port of Ust-Luga to be held in custody until January 21 after his arrest on suspicion of fraud, a...


China Dismisses Reactions to its "Pretty" Warship

By Reuters 2016-12-29 12:10:15

If people want to come and look at China's first aircraft carrier, they are very welcome, the defence ministry said on Thursday, brushing off encounters with the Japanese...


China's Aircraft Carrier Goes Home

By Reuters 2016-12-28 17:56:57

China's sole aircraft carrier has arrived at a naval base on the southern Chinese province of Hainan, a senior Taiwanese military officer said on Wednesday, after drills...


Asian Imports of Iran's Oil Double Year-Over-Year

By Reuters 2016-12-28 12:32:28

Imports of crude oil by Iran's four major buyers in Asia in November more than doubled for a second straight month from a year ago, with purchases by India and South...


Taiwan Warns of Increasing Chinese Threat

By Reuters 2016-12-27 18:26:09

Taiwan warned on Tuesday that "the threat of our enemies is growing day by day," as Chinese warships led by the country's sole aircraft carrier sailed towards...

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