Friday, June 26, 2015
South Korea has introduced a new law designed to curb a MERS outbreak, tightening quarantine restrictions and imposing jail sentences on those who defy anti-infection measures in a crisis that has now left 31 dead.
Terry Gou (郭台銘), chairman of Hon Hai Precision Industry Co. (also known as Foxconn) said during a shareholders meeting yesterday that the company's fortunes and "opportunities" lay in continuing to direct capital flows into emerging markets including China, India, and Southeast Asia., 2 Comments
After weeks of legislative clashes Congress handed U.S. President Barack Obama a major policy victory Wednesday, giving him authority to rapidly conclude a Pacific trade accord vehemently opposed by many in his party.
U.S. consumer spending surged in May with the biggest monthly increase in nearly six years -- a sign of stronger economic growth ahead.
The Supreme Court on Thursday upheld the nationwide tax subsidies under President Barack Obama's health care overhaul, in a ruling that preserves health insurance for millions of Americans.
Thursday, June 25, 2015
In a startling turn, Boston Marathon bomber Dzhokhar Tsarnaev rose to his feet and apologized to the victims and their loved ones for the first time Wednesday just before a judge formally sentenced him to death.
US President Barack Obama on Wednesday admitted his government had not always done enough to stop the "unrelenting nightmare" faced by relatives of hostages held abroad, as he eased restrictions on talking with captors.
President Barack Obama urged Beijing to take "concrete steps" to ease tensions over cyber hacking and its wide-ranging maritime claims, as the United States and China ended three days of candid talks., 1 Comment
The Taiwan subsidiary of the U.S.-owned McDonald's Corporation yesterday confirmed that the company is currently seeking to change its management and operational strategy in the country, but will not be withdrawing from the Taiwan market.
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The U.S. Senate is preparing to hand President Barack Obama a major victory with final passage of "fast track" authority to negotiate trade deals.
The U.S. economy contracted in the first three months of the year, just not as much as previously estimated. More recent data show that the weakness was largely temporary, with a rebound in the works for the April-June quarter.