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The China Post
S&P sees Taiwan's 2016 GDP grow by weak 1.8% TAIPEI -- Standard & Poor's, a U.S.-based ratings agency, said Thursday that
S&P sees Taiwan's 2016 GDP grow by weak 1.8%
The China Post / Posted a minute ago
TAIPEI -- Standard & Poor's, a U.S.-based ratings agency, said Thursday that Taiwan's gross domestic product is expected to grow just 1.8 percent in 2016, lagging behind its Asian rivals Hong Kong, South... Read more
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The China Post
No change to cross-strait trade under Tsai: TAITRA TAIPEI, Taiwan -- The Taiwan External Trade Development Council (TAITRA, 外貿協會
No change to cross-strait trade under Tsai: TAITRA
The China Post / Posted a minute ago
TAIPEI, Taiwan -- The Taiwan External Trade Development Council (TAITRA, 外貿協會) said Thursday it expected its usual cross-strait economic and trade activities to continue under President Tsai... Read more
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The China Post
Weekly jobless claims decline amid surge in US orders for durable goods WASHINGTON--Orders for long-lasting U.S. manufactured goods surged in April o
Weekly jobless claims decline amid surge in US orders for durable goods
The China Post / Posted a minute ago
WASHINGTON--Orders for long-lasting U.S. manufactured goods surged in April on strong demand for transportation equipment and a range of other products, but continued weakness... Read more
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The China Post
Taiwan helps fight coffee rust disease in C. America TAIPEI -- Taiwan ambassador to Honduras Joseph Kuo and Nick Rischbieth, execu
Taiwan helps fight coffee rust disease in C. America
The China Post / Posted a minute ago
TAIPEI -- Taiwan ambassador to Honduras Joseph Kuo and Nick Rischbieth, executive president of the Central American Bank for Economic Integration (CABEI) signed an agreement to provide loans to... Read more
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The China Post
Oil prices surge above US$50 a barrel for first time this year LONDON -- Oil prices jumped Thursday above US$50 for the first time this year
Oil prices surge above US$50 a barrel for first time this year
The China Post / Posted a minute ago
LONDON -- Oil prices jumped Thursday above US$50 for the first time this year as a long-lasting global supply glut shows increased signs of easing. In a boost for countries exporting... Read more
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The China Post
A Greater bridgeA view of the uncompleted Kinmen Bridge, which is expected to connect Greater K
A Greater bridge
The China Post / Posted a minute ago
A view of the uncompleted Kinmen Bridge, which is expected to connect Greater Kinmen and Lesser Kinmen by July 2017. Lawmakers yesterday condemned the slow pace of construction work, which started in 2011 and so far is only 38 percent complete.... Read more
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The Globe and Mail
Gold investors could stand to be more paranoidGold: It’s the shiny talisman that helps paranoiacs sleep at night. The whole
Gold investors could stand to be more paranoid
The Globe and Mail / Posted a minute ago
Gold: It’s the shiny talisman that helps paranoiacs sleep at night. The whole idea of investing is gold is to keep you calm when things look dicey. And with some $9-trillion of sovereign bonds sporting negative yields and scenarios including a... Read more
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Glen Ellyn News Leader
Government services not worth high costWaiting in line at the airports has become intolerable. And It’s not only airpo
Government services not worth high cost
Glen Ellyn News Leader / Posted a minute ago
Waiting in line at the airports has become intolerable. And It’s not only airports. If anyone has been in a post office lately, the government waiting game plays out there, too. It seems like it’s always the same scenario: Lots of passengers, lots of... Read more
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The Globe and Mail
Canadian companies posted worst quarter in 5 years on oil crashCanadian corporations suffered their least-profitable quarter in more than five
Canadian companies posted worst quarter in 5 years on oil crash
The Globe and Mail / Posted a minute ago
Canadian corporations suffered their least-profitable quarter in more than five years in the first quarter, as the damage from the oil crash reached new depths. Statistics Canada’s quarterly survey of private-sector, for-profit corporations said... Read more
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The Globe and Mail
Why your dividend ETF may have more risk than you thinkYou thought you were buying a dividend ETF. But what you actually end up with
Why your dividend ETF may have more risk than you think
The Globe and Mail / Posted a minute ago
You thought you were buying a dividend ETF. But what you actually end up with if you bought many of the exchange-traded funds holding dividend stocks is a two-headed sector fund focusing on financials and energy. Together, they account for 80 to 85... Read more
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Newsmax
Billionaire Wilbur Ross Likes the Look of China's Bad LoansU.S. billionaire Wilbur Ross said he’s considering investing in nonperforming l
Billionaire Wilbur Ross Likes the Look of China's Bad Loans
Newsmax / Posted 3 minutes ago
U.S. billionaire Wilbur Ross said he’s considering investing in nonperforming loans in China, as Moody’s Investors Service said that the nation has the tools to prevent a financial crisis in the near term. I’m “getting very interested in China in... Read more
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Petluma360.com
Homeless services at risk“We can get them another year, but in the year thereafter, there’s no money, un
Homeless services at risk
Petluma360.com / Posted 4 minutes ago
“We can get them another year, but in the year thereafter, there’s no money, unless we can look at another pot, or under another rock,” he said. “COTS is a beloved institution, but I also think it provides a very important role. If we didn’t have it,... Read more
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5KSDK St. Louis
Dozens of firms creating foreign-based shell companies in two U.S. statesMossack Fonseca, the focus of the Panama Papers leak, is far from the only comp
Dozens of firms creating foreign-based shell companies in two U.S. states
5KSDK St. Louis / Posted 4 minutes ago
Mossack Fonseca, the focus of the Panama Papers leak, is far from the only company mass-producing shell companies in secrecy-friendly states like Wyoming, Nevada and Delaware. A USA TODAY examination of the limited records that are available — some... Read more
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OregonLive.com
State agency's assessment of corporate tax proposal is flawedBy Robin Hahnel and Mary King We were disappointed to see The Oregonian/Oregon
State agency's assessment of corporate tax proposal is flawed
OregonLive.com / Posted 5 minutes ago
By Robin Hahnel and Mary King We were disappointed to see The Oregonian/OregonLive editorial Tuesday about the Oregon Legislative Revenue Office (LRO) report on Initiative Petition 28, which proposes raising the minimum tax on large, global... Read more
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WGRZ-TV Buffalo
Dozens of firms creating foreign-based shell companies in two U.S. statesMossack Fonseca, the focus of the Panama Papers leak, is far from the only comp
Dozens of firms creating foreign-based shell companies in two U.S. states
WGRZ-TV Buffalo / Posted 6 minutes ago
Mossack Fonseca, the focus of the Panama Papers leak, is far from the only company mass-producing shell companies in secrecy-friendly states like Wyoming, Nevada and Delaware. A USA TODAY examination of the limited records that are available — some... Read more
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WGRZ-TV Buffalo
Wojtaszek to head Western OTBALBANY -- Western Regional Off-Track Betting Corp. announced Thursday that Henr
Wojtaszek to head Western OTB
WGRZ-TV Buffalo / Posted 6 minutes ago
ALBANY -- Western Regional Off-Track Betting Corp. announced Thursday that Henry Wojtaszek, a former Niagara County GOP chairman, will become the agency's new president and CEO. Wojtaszek, who has been around western New York political circles since... Read more
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4029TV KHBS - KHOG Fort Smith - Fayetteville
New schools in Bentonville, Rogers to get state fundingArkansas has approved spending $44.5 million for 49 school construction, replac
New schools in Bentonville, Rogers to get state funding
4029TV KHBS - KHOG Fort Smith - Fayetteville / Posted 7 minutes ago
Arkansas has approved spending $44.5 million for 49 school construction, replacement and system repair projects across the state. The Arkansas Democrat-Gazette (http://bit.ly/1UfGoDE ) reports that the Commission for Arkansas Public School Academic... Read more
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Eyewitness News 3 Hartford
Gawker may be looking to sell after losing Hulk Hogan caseNEW YORK (AP) - The embattled online media company Gawker Media has hired an in
Gawker may be looking to sell after losing Hulk Hogan case
Eyewitness News 3 Hartford / Posted 7 minutes ago
NEW YORK (AP) - The embattled online media company Gawker Media has hired an investment banker to explore its options, including a possible sale. Two months ago, Gawker lost a $140 million invasion-of-privacy suit against Hulk Hogan over a sex tape... Read more
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KVUE-TV Austin
Dozens of firms creating foreign-based shell companies in two U.S. statesMossack Fonseca, the focus of the Panama Papers leak, is far from the only comp
Dozens of firms creating foreign-based shell companies in two U.S. states
KVUE-TV Austin / Posted 7 minutes ago
Mossack Fonseca, the focus of the Panama Papers leak, is far from the only company mass-producing shell companies in secrecy-friendly states like Wyoming, Nevada and Delaware. A USA TODAY examination of the limited records that are available — some... Read more
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KREM.com Spokane
Dozens of firms creating foreign-based shell companies in two U.S. statesMossack Fonseca, the focus of the Panama Papers leak, is far from the only comp
Dozens of firms creating foreign-based shell companies in two U.S. states
KREM.com Spokane / Posted 7 minutes ago
Mossack Fonseca, the focus of the Panama Papers leak, is far from the only company mass-producing shell companies in secrecy-friendly states like Wyoming, Nevada and Delaware. A USA TODAY examination of the limited records that are available — some... Read more
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DW
Oil price hits $50 for the first time this year |Brent crude passes $50 for first time in 2016 26.05.2016 The price tag on Bren
Oil price hits $50 for the first time this year |
DW / Posted 9 minutes ago
Brent crude passes $50 for first time in 2016 26.05.2016 The price tag on Brent crude passed $50 for the first time in 2016, after a drop in US crude inventories. The milestone fuels hope of a recovery after prices have languished at the bottom of... Read more
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DW
Monsanto's Indian business model faces harsh criticism |Monsanto rejects Bayer's takeover bid 24.05.2016 US agribusiness giant Monsant
Monsanto's Indian business model faces harsh criticism |
DW / Posted 9 minutes ago
Monsanto rejects Bayer's takeover bid 24.05.2016 US agribusiness giant Monsanto has rejected a multi-billion takeover bid by German pharma and crop science firm Bayer, saying the offer was too low. However, they were open to further talks on a... Read more
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AllAfrica.com
SA Economy Forges AheadPretoria — Working together with business and labour, government says it remain
SA Economy Forges Ahead
AllAfrica.com / Posted 9 minutes ago
Pretoria — Working together with business and labour, government says it remains focused on reigniting economic growth, preserving existing jobs and creating more sustainable jobs. "Through our programme of structural reforms and fiscal... Read more
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DW
G7 looks for smallest common denominator |Prime Minister Shinzo Abe cannot really be blamed for beating about the bush. H
G7 looks for smallest common denominator |
DW / Posted 9 minutes ago
Prime Minister Shinzo Abe cannot really be blamed for beating about the bush. He demanded that "a clear and strong signal" for economic growth be sent out from the G7 meeting in his country, pointing out that the current situation was indeed alarming... Read more
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AllAfrica.com
Nam Business Climate DeterioratingTHE latest Business Climate Monitor of the Institute for Public Policy Research
Nam Business Climate Deteriorating
AllAfrica.com / Posted 9 minutes ago
THE latest Business Climate Monitor of the Institute for Public Policy Research (IPPR) and IJG Securities paints a picture of the Namibian economic landscape in decline. The Business Climate Monitor (BCM) for March 2016, relaunched this week, shows... Read more
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AllAfrica.com
Looming Rand Downgrade to Undermine Stability of Local Financial SystemThe recently confirmed stable and sound financial system by the Bank of Namibia
Looming Rand Downgrade to Undermine Stability of Local Financial System
AllAfrica.com / Posted 9 minutes ago
The recently confirmed stable and sound financial system by the Bank of Namibia and Namfisa will soon come under heavy pressure in the event of a South African rand downgrade. A downgrade in South Africa will put additional pressure on the stability... Read more
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AllAfrica.com
Standard Bank Employees to Own 10 Percent of the BankWindhoek — With the recent 10 percent allocation of shares to Standard Bank emp
Standard Bank Employees to Own 10 Percent of the Bank
AllAfrica.com / Posted 9 minutes ago
Windhoek — With the recent 10 percent allocation of shares to Standard Bank employees, the bank is showing that it is indeed embracing broad-based economic empowerment (BBEE). Between 1 400 and 1 500 Standard Bank employees in Namibia will now own... Read more
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AllAfrica.com
Toyota SA Invests R6,1 Billion to Build New Hilux and Fortuner Ranges in DurbanJapanese automaker Toyota, recently announced that it has invested over R6,1 bi
Toyota SA Invests R6,1 Billion to Build New Hilux and Fortuner Ranges in Durban
AllAfrica.com / Posted 9 minutes ago
Japanese automaker Toyota, recently announced that it has invested over R6,1 billion to facilitate production of the all-new Hilux and Fortuner at its Prospecton plant in Durban. This reaffirms Toyota South Africa Motors' (TSAM) position as the... Read more
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The Mercury News
Q&A: Jerry Kennelly, co-founder of Riverbed TechnologyOne of the problems with success as a company founder is that when your baby is
Q&A: Jerry Kennelly, co-founder of Riverbed Technology
The Mercury News / Posted 10 minutes ago
One of the problems with success as a company founder is that when your baby is grown up and its growth rates slow, activist investors may start agitating for a sale. That was the experience of Jerry Kennelly, co-founder of Riverbed Technology, a... Read more
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Reuters
Fed's Powell says interest rates could rise 'fairly soon'Federal Reserve Governor Jerome Powell delivers remarks during a conference at
Fed's Powell says interest rates could rise 'fairly soon'
Reuters / Posted 11 minutes ago
Federal Reserve Governor Jerome Powell delivers remarks during a conference at the Brookings Institution in Washington August 3, 2015. WASHINGTON A U.S. rate hike may come "fairly soon" if data confirm the economy is continuing to grow and labor... Read more
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