To tackle the kimchi crisis, South Korea is draining huge cabbage warehouses

SEOUL (Reuters) – South Korean kimchi manufacturers are in deep pain — prices have plummeted as a climate change-caused cabbage shortage has driven prices up this year, compounding the damage from cheap offerings from Chinese rivals. Such is the sense of crisis surrounding the spicy, pickled side dish eaten daily by many Koreans that is … Read more

Exclusive: Europe braces for mobile network outage

PARIS / STOCKHOLM / MILAN (Reuters) – Cell phones would be unimaginable in Europe this winter if blackouts or power rationing disrupted parts of mobile phone networks across the region. Russia’s decision to halt gas supplies through Europe’s main supply route in the wake of the conflict in Ukraine has increased the chances of an … Read more

‘Sham’ Ukrainian referendum results point to Russia’s annexation

Russia says the majority voted for annexation “Welcome home, in Russia!” Medvedev says Russia’s parliament says it may consider annexation on October 4 The United States plans a UN resolution to reject any change in Ukraine Russian undersea gas pipelines mysteriously damaged LONDON/ZAPORIZIA, Ukraine (Reuters) – Officials who installed Russia in four occupied regions of … Read more

Gas crisis plunges LNG shipping market into the hands of energy giants

LONDON/SINGAPORE (Reuters) – The skyrocketing price of liquefied natural gas (LNG) shipping has alienated dozens of small traders, concentrating business in the hands of a handful of major global energy companies and major global trading houses. This grip is not expected to ease until 2026 when more LNG begins to emerge and lower prices, raising … Read more

Storm Fiona wreaks havoc on Canada’s east coast, wreaking ‘terrifying’ devastation

STEPHENVILLE, Newfoundland, Sept. 24 (Reuters) – Powerful storm Fiona swept through eastern Canada on Saturday with hurricane-force winds, forcing evacuations, knocking down trees and power lines, turning many homes on the coast into “just a pile of rubble in the area.” Ocean.” The US National Hurricane Center (NHC) said the storm’s center, which has been … Read more

At the United Nations, Micronesia denounces Japan’s plan to release Fukushima waters into the Pacific Ocean

A worker, wearing protective suits and masks, takes notes in front of radioactive water storage tanks at the Fukushima Daiichi Nuclear Power Plant of Tokyo Electric Power Corporation (TEPCO) in Okuma City, Fukushima Prefecture, Japan, February 10, 2016. REUTERS/Toro Hanai Register now to get free unlimited access to Reuters.com Register UNITED NATIONS (Reuters) – The … Read more

Lifting ban on gas fracking in England under pressure for energy independence

Register now to get free unlimited access to Reuters.com Register Britain pushes for more domestic energy supplies The moratorium has been in effect since 2019 More research is needed to assess the risk of tremor BGS survey says challenges remain to anticipate impact LONDON (Reuters) – Britain on Thursday formally lifted a moratorium on shale … Read more

Hurricane Fiona slams the Turks and Caicos Islands as a Category 3 storm and heads for Bermuda

SAN JUAN, Puerto Rico (Reuters) – Hurricane Fiona hit the Turks and Caicos Islands on Tuesday, dumping torrential rain and causing flooding in the Caribbean archipelago after cutting a path of destruction through the Dominican Republic. and Puerto Rico. US officials said the storm killed four people in Puerto Rico. A fifth person was killed … Read more

Ukraine presses to take back all territory from Russia, calls for Western weapons

Ukraine recaptured dozens of towns early Many Russian troops left Ukraine fleeing – US official Zelensky demands anti-aircraft systems from the West Ukraine said on Tuesday it aims to liberate all of its territory after expelling Russian forces in the country’s northeast in a swift offensive, but called on the West to speed up deliveries. … Read more