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Fix the Hog: Harley, Westinghouse ordered to fix warranties

WASHINGTON (AP) — Federal regulators have accused Harley-Davidson and Westinghouse of imposing illegal warranty terms on customers and ordered them to fix their warranties and ensure that their dealer...

Purity matters as Taiwan toughens rules on honey

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) — Only 100% honey can be labeled as “honey” starting July 2023 as Taiwan tightens regulations on such products to protect consumer rights. The Taiwanese marke...

German minister calls for new EU-US trade deal — report

German Finance Minister Christian Lindner on Sunday called for a renewed attempt to secure a free trade agreement with the US in the wake of Russia's invasion of Ukraine. "We should resume n...

Armenia Banking Market Size 2021 By Industry Share, Key Findings, Company Profiles, Growth Strategy, Developing Technologies, Demand, Investment Opportunities and Forecast by Regions till 2030

The Armenia banking market was valued at $519 million in 2018, and is expected to reach $996 million by 2026, registering a CAGR of 8.5% from 2019-2026. A bank is a financial institution licensed t...

Amnesty seeks COVID-19 inquiry into Italian nursing homes

ROME (AP) — Amnesty International called Friday for an independent parliamentary inquiry into COVID-19 deaths in Italian nursing homes and reports of retaliation against nursing home staff who spoke o...

Billionaire Alibaba founder Jack Ma reappears in Hong Kong - sources

HONG KONG, Oct 12 (Reuters) - Alibaba Group (9988.HK) founder Jack Ma, largely out of public view since a regulatory clampdown started on his business empire late last year, is currently in Hong Kong ...

Facebook unveils new controls for kids using its platforms

NEW YORK (AP) — Facebook, in the aftermath of damning testimony that its platforms harm children, will be introducing several features including prompting teens to take a break using its photo s...

Advocates, lawmakers push hospitals to help more with bills

Swamped with medical bills? The hospital that treated you may be able to help. Whether you learn about this before those bills wind up in debt collections is another matter. ...

Analysis-Unleashing reforms, Xi returns to China's socialist roots

BEIJING, Sept 9 (Reuters) - When Xi Jinping took command of the Communist Party in late 2012 and proclaimed "only socialism can save China", it was largely ignored as the perfunctory mention...

Chinese regulators to exercise more control over algorithms

BEIJING (AP) — Chinese regulators will exercise greater control over the algorithms used by Chinese technology firms to personalize and recommend content, the latest move in a regulation spree a...

China issues draft rules banning unfair competition in the internet sector

Chinese regulators on Tuesday (Aug 17) issued a lengthy set of draft regulations for the Internet sector, banning unfair competition and restricting the use of user data, the latest move in a crackdow...

Radio veterans podcast about Taiwan's martial law era

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) — A new podcast from the former staff of Taiwan’s ICRT (International Community Radio Taipei) during the late martial law era takes listeners back to when Chiang Ching...

Asian stock markets advance after Wall St rises to record

Asian stock markets were mostly higher Tuesday as investors looked ahead to a Federal Reserve report for an update on when U.S. stimulus might start winding down. Shanghai, Tokyo and Seoul advanced...

China launches 6-month campaign to clean up apps

BEIJING (AP) — China’s industry ministry has announced a 6-month campaign to clean up what it says are serious problems with internet apps violating consumer rights, cyber security and &ld...

Record-high electricity bills draw criticism to Spain's govt

MADRID (AP) — Spanish consumers are fretting over record-high power prices just as high summer temperatures are keeping air conditioning and cooling systems operating at full capacity. ...