Monday, April 20, 2015
A top construction company executive has told investigators he paid US$36.1 million (NT$1.12 trillion) in bribes to executives at state oil giant Petrobras, which is being rocked by Brazil's biggest ever corruption scandal, local media reported Saturday.
Living in an apartment? Expect your rent to go up again.
Falling oil prices have slowed the phenomenal expansion of Canada's oil sands extraction trade but the industry remains optimistic it is only a temporary setback.
Saturday, April 18, 2015
Rising gas prices in March led to a slight increase in inflation, a sign that some of the broader economic impact from cheaper oil is fading.
Friday, April 17, 2015
The Fight for US$15 campaign that began with fast-food workers expanded in size and scope Wednesday to include a range of workers who say their meager pay is a form of economic injustice.
U.S. regulators on Wednesday approved an early closure of commercial sardine fishing off the West Coast to prevent overfishing.
Hackers could exploit in-flight entertainment systems to fatally sabotage the cockpit electronics of a new generation of airliners connected to the Internet, a U.S. government report warns.
Thursday, April 16, 2015
A former CEO and two former top executives at mortgage giant Freddie Mac have settled a government lawsuit. They were accused of understating the amounts of high-risk mortgages that Freddie held just before the housing bubble burst in 2007.
Brokers who manage Americans' retirement accounts may soon be required to put investors' interests first under new restrictions proposed by the U.S. government.
U.S. requirements on "dolphin safe" tuna labelling still discriminate against Mexican-caught tuna, according to a World Trade Organization ruling published Tuesday.