India’s first private rocket company aims to cut satellite costs

BENGALURU, Nov 26 (Reuters) – The startup behind India’s first private space launch plans to launch a satellite into orbit by 2023 and expects to be able to do so at half the cost of established launch companies, the founders said from Skyroot Aerospace to Reuters in an interview. The Hyderabad-based company, backed by Singapore’s … Read more

The US was preparing to allow Chevron to boost Venezuela’s oil production

US ready to allow oil giant to produce and sell Venezuelan oil Chevron owes billions in unpaid debts from the state-run PDVSA The US aims to siphon Venezuelan oil sales from shadow firms HOUSTON, Nov 23 (Reuters) – Chevron Corp could soon receive US approval to expand operations in Venezuela and resume oil trading once … Read more

France, Germany, Spain agree to continue development of FCAS combat aircraft – Berlin

BERLIN/PARIS, Nov 18 (Reuters) – France, Germany and Spain have agreed to start the next phase of development of a new fighter jet called FCAS, Europe’s largest defense project with an estimated cost of more than 100 billion euros ($103.4 billion). ), the German government said on Friday. The defense ministry said in a statement … Read more

FDA Expands Use of GSK Vaccine During Pregnancy to Prevent Whooping Cough in Infants

Oct. 7 (Reuters) – The U.S. Food and Drug Administration on Friday authorized the use of GlaxoSmithKline’s (GSK.L) Boostrix vaccine during the third trimester of pregnancy to prevent whooping cough in infants under two months of age. “When the Boostrix vaccine is given during pregnancy, it stimulates the antibodies in the mother, which are transferred … Read more

McDonald’s raises prices in Japan on higher input costs, weaker yen

Customers are seen through the windows of a McDonald’s store (above) in Tokyo, while others queue at checkouts, July 22, 2014. REUTERS/Yuya Shino Register now for FREE unlimited access to Reuters.com Register TOKYO, Sept. 26 (Reuters) – McDonald’s fast-food restaurants in Japan will raise prices on about 60% of their offerings to customers, fueled by … Read more

Tesla completes production capacity expansion at Shanghai factory

A Tesla sign is seen at its factory in Shanghai, China, May 13, 2021. REUTERS/Aly Song/File Photo Register now for FREE unlimited access to Reuters.com Register SHANGHAI, Sept. 19 (Reuters) – Tesla (TSLA.O) Monday completed a project to expand production capacity at its Shanghai plant, according to a statement on a Shanghai government platform for … Read more

China’s homegrown C919 jet nears certification as test aircraft complete tasks

The fifth prototype of China’s home-built C919 passenger jet takes off for its maiden test flight from Shanghai Pudong International Airport in Shanghai, China, October 24, 2019. Photo taken October 24, 2019. REUTERS/Stringer Register now for FREE unlimited access to Reuters.com Register SHANGHAI, July 23 (Reuters) – China’s home-grown C919 narrow-body jet designed to challenge … Read more