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Monday, February 8, 2016
Nobel laureate professor Muhammad Yunus Friday called for a global unity to launch a fight against wealth concentration in the hands of a few as it is a threat to peace.
Waving goodbye to a piece of Americana — the lumberjack
In the snowy woods of northern New England and other forested parts of the U.S., the lumberjack is an endangered species.
NYC real estate developer John Tishman dies, aged 90
A builder whose company worked on the World Trade Center in New York City, the Century City complex in Los Angeles and Walt Disney's EPCOT center in Florida among other high-profile developments has died. John Tishman was 90.
Sunday, February 7, 2016
Taiwan Semiconductor Manufacturing Co. (TSMC), the world's largest contract chip maker, said Saturday that it is working quickly to recover from the damage to some of its products at its wafer plant in Tainan following a powerful earthquake earlier in the day.
Entertainment theme parks or amusement parks around Taiwan will offer discounts to visitors who were born in the Year of the Monkey during the upcoming Lunar New Year holiday.
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Two of six leading bondholders that years ago refused Argentina's invitation to trade their bonds at steep discounts have agreed to settle their longstanding claims after the South American nation offered bondholders with cases in federal court in Manhattan US$6.5 billion in ..................
Many see cause for cheer despite slower US job growth
Consider looking past January's so-so job growth. At first glance, Friday's government report on U.S. hiring was a downer -- 151,000 added jobs, well below the pace of the previous few months.
Investors gave LinkedIn a poor job review Friday in the form of a dramatic sell-off that wiped out nearly US$11 billion in the professional networking site's market value.
Chinese-led investor group planning to purchase the Chicago Stock Exchange
The Chicago Stock Exchange, founded more than a century ago, said it has agreed to be acquired by a Chinese-led investor group.
Italian banking shares are getting battered this year as the government tries to bundle and dispose of billions of euros in bad loans while attempting to reform and consolidate the ailing sector.
  
  
  
  
  
  
  
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