Green bus operators worry about possible gas price spike

Vietnamnet - A plan of HCMC to treble the number of buses running on compressed natural gas (CNG) by the end of 2017 might be in jeopardy as the CNG price has increased this year and is forecast to

Meals on Wheels donations spike: Is Trump making America care again?

Yahoo News President Trump is changing America in at least one easily measurable way, and it has nothing to do with any of his campaign promises. When the administration’s so-called “skinny budget”

Australian heatwave triggers extreme power price spike, load shedding

Yahoo News By Henning Gloystein SINGAPORE (Reuters) - Extreme heat in Australia has caused power prices to soar to an unprecedented A$14,000 per megawatt-hour (MWh) during peak demand periods in New

NATO head urges Russia to act on 'serious spike' in Ukraine violence

Yahoo News NATO chief Jens Stoltenberg on Wednesday urged Russia to use its influence with pro-Moscow rebels in eastern Ukraine to halt what he called the worst upsurge in fighting in a long time.

Bahrain police officer injured in shooting as tensions spike

Yahoo News DUBAI, United Arab Emirates (AP) — Bahraini authorities say a police officer has been injured in a shooting that occurred during a spike in anti-government protests in the island kingdom.

US alarmed by spike in violence in eastern Ukraine

WASHINGTON (AP) — The Obama administration says it is alarmed by a spike in violence in eastern Ukraine.

NYC tackles discrimination after hate crimes spike

New York City launched a campaign against discrimination and harassment Tuesday after a 30 percent rise this year in hate crimes and other forms of intolerance. "New York City will not stand for

Muslim NYPD officers request meeting with Trump after spike in hate crimes

A group of Muslim New York City police officers, including a cop who was a victim of an alleged hate crime earlier this month, have asked to meet with President-elect Donald Trump. Thus far, Trump

US jobless claims, still low, spike in mid-November

Washington (AFP) - US claims for unemployment benefits increased suddenly in mid-November, reversing most of the decline recorded the week before but remaining at a relatively low level, the Labor

Spike in illegal border crossings from Mexico: US

The number of migrants illegally entering the United States from Mexico jumped more than 16 percent in October, US officials said on Thursday. "There are currently about 41,000 individuals in our

Searches for IUD Birth Control Spike After Trump Presidential Victory

Online searches for long-lasting birth control devices spiked significantly in the hours after the presidential election ended. Many women took to social media to advise other women to get an

Failure to secure forest dweller rights risks carbon emissions spike, report says

By Rina Chandran MUMBAI (Thomson Reuters Foundation) - Securing the land rights of indigenous people and forest dwellers is crucial to keeping global rises in temperature below the agreed 2 degree

Sudden spike in violence kills six in east Ukraine

Six people died in clashes between government forces and pro-Russian insurgents in Ukraine's separatist east, officials said Friday, the highest death toll since international peace talks held 10

Post-Brexit spike in EU citizenship applications by Britons

European Union countries have recorded a surge in citizenship applications from Britons in the wake of the country's vote to leave the bloc, figures gathered by the Guardian newspaper showed

VisitEngland expects post Brexit tourism spike

Business confidence among accommodation providers is at a record high for the summer holidays in a VisitEngland survey. The ‘business confidence’ survey findings also show that out of 500

Vietnam's oil imports from South Korea spike after tariff cut


Vietnam recorded an eight-fold jump in imports of oil products from South Korea in the first five months of this year following a tariff cut.

Vietnam real estate prices spike in May with housing in short supply


The prices of apartments, villas and townhouses rose in May due to a shortage of new housing supply, causing sales to fall.

Spike in British visitors to Croatia

The Croatian National Tourist Board has released tourism data, revealing a significant 36 per cent increase in UK overnight stays so far in 2016 compared to 2015. According to official data collected

Indonesia sees spike in UK visitors

The first quarter of 2016 has seen the United Kingdom emerge as the leading growth source market to Indonesia, with a staggering increase of 28 per cent on 2015 figures. The recent surge in arrivals

Oil freeze deal faces trouble as Saudi-Iran tensions spike

A spike in tensions between arch-rivals Saudi Arabia and Iran appeared on Sunday to ruin prospects of the first binding oil output deal in 15 years between OPEC and non-OPEC nations, and looked set