MetLife China and WeSure Launch Annual Aviation Accident Insurance Solutions

SHANGHAI--(BUSINESS WIRE)--Jun 22, 2018--MetLife China and WeSure, digital insurance platform owned by Tencent, jointly launched an annual aviation accident insurance product, named “10-Million All Ye...

Taiwan's economic growth forecast for 2018 raised to 2.68 percent

The central bank on Thursday adjusted its economic growth forecast for Taiwan this year from 2.58 percent to 2.68 percent, on the back of a recovering local economy and stable labor market. The inc...

Trump's government overhaul plan at a glance

President Donald Trump's administration is rolling out a plan to reorganize the federal government. Much of the overhaul will need approval from Congress. Here's a look at some of the potential change...

Of Mutual Interest: Reacting to volatile oil prices

NEW YORK (AP) — Just a month ago oil surged to its highest price in three years, and some investors were wondering if crude was again on its way to $100 a barrel. Instead, the price ...

Dow, University of Michigan, Delta College Collaborate to Create New Innovation and Education Hub in the Great Lakes Bay Region

MIDLAND, Mich.--(BUSINESS WIRE)--Jun 21, 2018--The Dow Chemical Company (Dow), the University of Michigan (U-M) and Delta College (Delta) are collaborating to develop an interdisciplinary innovation a...

FedEx profit rises on increase in volume, shipping rates

Higher rates, tax benefits and steady business fueled by economic growth helped FedEx Corp. boost its fourth-quarter profit 10 percent to $1.13 billion. Chairman and CEO Fred Smith s...

Transcontinental Realty Investors, Inc. and Abode Properties Announce Advisor May Make Purchases of Stock

DALLAS--(BUSINESS WIRE)--Jun 19, 2018--Transcontinental Realty Investors, Inc. (NYSE: TCI) and its subsidiary, Abode Properties, have been informed that their management company, Pillar Income Asset M...

¡Bienvenidos a Pilsen!: Groupon Launches Effort to Drive More Foot Traffic into Local Businesses on Chicago’s Lower West Side

CHICAGO--(BUSINESS WIRE)--Jun 19, 2018--Groupon ( www.groupon.com ), which has pumped more than $19 billion into local communities, today announced the launch of ¡Bienvenidos a Pilsen!––a community-wi...

Global indexes drop as Trump threatens more China tariffs

NEW YORK (AP) — Global stock markets fell Tuesday after President Donald Trump threatened to put tariffs on another $200 billion in imports from China, and the Chinese government said it would retalia...

Asian stocks tumble after new Trump tariff threat

BEIJING (AP) — Asian stocks tumbled Tuesday after President Donald Trump escalated a dispute with Beijing over technology policy by threatening a tariff hike on additional Chinese goods. ...

In Mexico, longtime foes 'AMLO' and elite getting pragmatic

MEXICO CITY (AP) — On the campaign trail, presidential front-runner Andres Manuel Lopez Obrador has railed against a corrupt and "rapacious minority" of business executives who oppose him because they...

China blasts new US tariff threat as 'blackmail'

BEIJING (AP) — China's government has denounced President Donald Trump's threat of tariffs on $200 billion of Chinese goods as blackmail and warned it would respond with "strong countermeasures." ...

Pompeo: China engaging in 'predatory economics 101'

DETROIT (AP) — Secretary of State Mike Pompeo says China is engaging in "predatory economics 101" and an "unprecedented level of larceny" of intellectual property. Pompeo made the re...

CES Asia: Innovation at the Speed of 5G

SHANGHAI--(BUSINESS WIRE)--Jun 15, 2018--CES Asia® 2018 wrapped today with the rapid pace of global innovation front and center over the show’s three day duration. The next stage of technology advance...

Trump approves plan to impose tough China tariffs

WASHINGTON (AP) — President Donald Trump has approved a plan to impose punishing tariffs on tens of billions of dollars of Chinese goods as early as Friday, a move that could put his trade polic...