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Digital exchange Coinbase takes a step toward going public

Coinbase has filed papers with U.S. regulators to become a publicly traded company as digital currencies continue to march toward mainstream acceptance. The digital currency exchange...

M&T Bank buying People's United in $7.6B all-stock deal

M&T Bank Corp. is buying People’s United Financial Inc. in an all-stock deal valued at about $7.6 billion. Branches of the two regional banks are sprinkled throughout the Northea...

Citibank Officially Launches Citi Plus®

Co-creating With Target Clients to Suit Their Banking and Investment Needs Fostering Financial Education to Level-Up Digital Natives Through Mobile Banking HONG KONG SAR - Media OutReach ...

Bitcoin, seemingly omnipresent, crosses the $50,000 mark

SILVER SPRING, Md. (AP) — After a wild stretch in which Bitcoin repeatedly set new highs amid murmurs of its seemingly unstoppable ascendance, the digital currency crossed the $50,000 mark for the fir...

Military coup yet another blow for Myanmar's sagging economy

BANGKOK (AP) — The military coup in Myanmar is unlikely to do the country’s struggling economy, once considered a promising “last frontier,” any good at all. Myanmar's economy has l...

EXPLAINER: Why is the military taking control in Myanmar?

JAKARTA, Indonesia (AP) — Myanmar's military has taken control of the country under a one-year state of emergency and reports say State Counsellor Aung San Suu Kyi and other government leaders have be...

Innovation Through Adversity The Hong Kong Tutor Association Launches Online Electronic Payment System and Wins the Fintech Awards 2020

HONG KONG SAR - Media OutReach - 25 January 2021 - HKTA Hong Kong Tutor Association Ltd launched online electronic payment systems including TA e-wallet, Loyalty Member Reward Points program, and ...

Taiwan’s E.SUN Bank to provide nation-wide English services by 2026

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) — Taiwan’s E.SUN Financial Holding Company (E.SUN FHC) announced on Tuesday (Dec. 22) that it aims to provide English-language services at all of its branches by 2026....

Citibank Launches Innovative Digital Value Proposition Citi Plus

Banking Experience Breakthrough Deposit, Investment, Protection and Shopping Rewards All At Clients' Fingertips Hong Kong is the First Asia Pacific Market to Launch Expect to Double New Clients in ...

HKD.com to Launch 10,000 sq. ft. Flagship Store at the Heart of Kowloon

Welcomes HK Government's Public Consultation on Virtual Asset Exchange Services Aspires to Develop a Digital Asset Ecosystem in Collaboration with Industry Peers HONG KONG SAR - Media OutReach...

Feds to execute woman who killed victim, cut baby from womb

WASHINGTON (AP) — A woman convicted of fatally strangling a pregnant woman, cutting her body open and kidnapping her baby is scheduled to be the first female inmate put to death by the U.S. government...

Palm oil labor abuses linked to world’s top brands, banks

PENINSULAR, Malaysia (AP) — Jum’s words tumble out over the phone, his voice growing ever more frantic. Between sobs, he says he’s trapped on a Malaysian plantation run by government...

Lawyer: Case of Black inmate set to die reveals racial bias

TERRE HAUTE, Ind. (AP) — The lawyer for the first Black inmate scheduled to die this year as part of the Trump administration’s resumption of federal executions says race played a central role in land...

Lawyer: Case of Black inmate set to die reveals racial bias

TERRE HAUTE, Ind. (AP) — The lawyer for the first Black inmate scheduled to die this year as part of the Trump administration's resumption of federal executions says race played a central role in land...

Justice Department schedules 2 additional federal executions

WASHINGTON (AP) — The Justice Department scheduled two additional federal executions on Friday, an announcement that comes weeks after it fought off last-minute legal challenges and successfully resum...