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(MENAFN - AFP) Chinese banks have written off more than $300 billion of bad loans in the past three years, an official said Thursday as Beijing seeks to reassure investors that the country can cope with its mounting debt problem.

The giant figure comes as Beijing has made getting credit cheap and easy in an effort to boost slowing growth in the world's second-largest economy. ...

(MENAFN - AFP) European stocks rallied and the pound hit 2016 highs Thursday as markets expected the Remain camp to come out on top in Britain's referendum on EU membership.

This despite opinion polls suggesting the outcome remains close as millions of Britons voted Thursday.

The latest poll, an Ipsos MORI survey for the Evening Standard newspaper, put "Remain" on 52 ...

(MENAFN - AFP) Paris riot police swarmed the French capital's historic Bastille area on Thursday as protesters gathered for the latest march in a marathon campaign against labour reforms that has seen recurring violence.

As President Francois Hollande vowed his Socialist government would "go all the way" to enact the reforms, armoured vehicles choked the avenues leading to ...

(MENAFN - AFP) Japan's multi-billion-dollar pornographic industry has issued a formal apology and promised change in response to allegations that women have been forced to perform sex acts on film against their will.

The move comes after the arrest this month of three talent scouts accused of coercing a woman to perform in more than 100 pornographic films over several years.

While ...

(MENAFN - AFP) An Air Serbia plane took off from Belgrade for New York Thursday -- the company's first direct flight to the United States after a 24-year interruption which began during the Balkan conflicts.

The direct connection "will boost our economic growth and bring our country closer to the United States and American people", said Serbian Prime Minister Aleksandar Vucic ...

(MENAFN - AFP) From immigration to sovereignty, here are the main battleground topics as Britain votes on Thursday whether to stay in or leave the EU.

- Immigration -

Leave: Those who want to leave the EU say Britain should be able to limit the number of migrants coming from the European Union through a points-based selection system. They are particularly worried about ...

(MENAFN - AFP) Political and economic uncertainty dampened eurozone private sector business activity in June, a closely watched survey showed Thursday.

Data monitoring company Markit did not cite Britain's EU referendum as the specific cause of the downturn but the vote, which opened Thursday, has roiled sentiment already hit by concerns over the outlook for the US and Chinese ...

(MENAFN - AFP) A French association of hotel and tourism companies said Thursday it had filed a complaint with Paris prosecutors against websites that offer private holiday rentals, such as Airbnb, for unfair competition.

The complaint was filed in November, but has only been made public now as French lawmakers are to consider an amendment that would allow cities with more ...

(MENAFN - AFP) The pound climbed against the dollar in Asian trade while stock markets were mostly up but traders stepped nervously as Britain began voting in a knife-edge in-out EU referendum Thursday.

Attention around the globe is now fixated on the ballot, which opinion polls are saying is too close to call but bookmakers suggest will definitely see a victory for the "remain" ...

(MENAFN - AFP) Paris was on high alert for more street clashes Thursday as unions prepared another march against labour market reforms in a three-month protest campaign which has been marred by violence.

The march is to take place after the another round of bitter negotiations in which the embattled Socialist government tried to ban the protest over security fears, before ...

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