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Xi asks Starbucks’ Schultz to help repair US-China ties

BEIJING (AP) — President Xi Jinping is asking former CEO Howard Schultz of Starbucks to help repair U.S.-Chinese relations that have plunged to their lowest level in decades amid a tariff war an...

Photo of the Day: Colossal Starbucks coffee mug spotted in Taiwan

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) — Starbucks Taiwan on Wednesday (Jan. 13) began offering a gargantuan coffee mug for Taiwanese collectors. To mark the opening of its 500th store in Taiwan, Starbucks on ...

Xi asks Starbucks' Schultz to help repair US-China ties

BEIJING (AP) — President Xi Jinping is asking former CEO Howard Schultz of Starbucks to help repair U.S.-Chinese relations that have plunged to their lowest level in decades amid a tariff war and tens...

Today in History

Today is Thursday, Jan. 14, the 14th day of 2021. There are 351 days left in the year. Today’s Highlight in History: On Jan. 14, 1943, President Franklin D. Roose...

Doctor, nurse visited PX Mart, Starbucks, and Poya in northern Taiwan

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) — Amid concerns about the movements of a doctor and nurse who had been diagnosed with the Wuhan coronavirus in northern Taiwan, the Central Epidemic Command Center (CECC) on...

Covid-positive nurse attended classes at northern Taiwan university

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) — Students and faculty at a university in northern Taiwan have been told to undergo home isolation after it was discovered that a nurse diagnosed with the coronavirus had at...

IKEA, Starbucks in Taoyuan, Taiwan shut down amid new Covid outbreak

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) — IKEA and major malls in Taoyuan shut down for disinfection on Tuesday (Jan. 12) based on the movements of a doctor and nurse who have been confirmed with COVID-19. On T...

China’s Luckin Coffee to pay US$180 million fine to settle accounting fraud charges

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) — Luckin Coffee has agreed to pay US$180 million to settle accounting fraud charges for cooking its books by overstating its 2019 revenue and understating a net loss. The...

China's Luckin Coffee to pay $180 million fine in fraud case

China’s Luckin Coffee has agreed to pay a $180 million penalty to settle accounting fraud charges, the Securities and Exchange Commission says. The SEC charged the company with defr...

From restaurants to retailers, virus transformed economies

NEW YORK (AP) — It would be just a temporary precaution. When the viral pandemic erupted in March, employees of the small insurance firm Thimble fled their Manhattan offices. CEO Jay...

Tenet Healthcare, Verint Systems rise; Ciena, Fluor fall

NEW YORK (AP) — Stocks that moved heavily or traded substantially Thursday: Carrier Global Corp., down 30 cents to $37.54. The maker of heating, ventilation and ai...

Taiwan FactCheck Center warns against fake Starbucks travel mug offer

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) — The Taiwan FactCheck Center (TFC) has warned netizens against a fake Starbucks message circulating on LINE that claims the coffee chain is offering 2,000 travel mugs for f...

US passes bill that could delist Chinese companies from stock markets

The US Congress passed a bill on Wednesday that would close US stock and money markets to foreign companies that do not comply with US oversight of financial audits. It came as part of a bipartisan pu...

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Join Mega Mr. Monopoly for his 85th Birthday Celebrations Enter the Lucky Draw and Stand a Chance to win HK$600,000 Spending Credit and Amazing Prizes Worth of HK$1 Million upon Any Purchase of HK$50...

Top CEOs largely silent on Trump election denial, for now

WASHINGTON (AP) — Only a few of America's CEOs have made public statements about President Donald Trump's refusal to accept his election loss, but in private, many are alarmed and talking about what c...