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Biden's mission in Europe: Shore up alliance against Russia

MUNICH (AP) — President Joe Biden is out to sustain the global alliance punishing Russia for its invasion of Ukraine as he embarks on a five-day trip to Europe as the 4-month-old war shows no sign of ...

PG&E moves power underground in plan to bury 10,000 miles

SANTA ROSA, Calif. (AP) — Pacific Gas & Electric Co. is working on an ambitious project to bury thousands of miles of power lines in an effort to prevent igniting fires with its equipment and avoi...

Official: Ukraine told Cyprus of $420m Russian asset seizure

NICOSIA, Cyprus (AP) — Ukrainian authorities have informed Cyprus about their seizure of $420 million worth of shares and securities linked to the east Mediterranean island nation, which belong to a R...

Taiwanese tech start-up Chelpis secures US$2 million for cryptographic solutions

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) — Taiwanese start-up Chelpis Co. has secured US$2 million in the first round of funding as it works to develop solutions involving post-quantum cryptography and other securi...

EU-Africa summit looks for 'fresh start'

European Union (EU) and African leaders launched a two-day summit in Brussels on Thursday. During the first joint summit since 2017 — 2020 having been canceled due to the coronavirus pandemic &m...

Xi meets Poland, Pakistan leaders in Olympic diplomacy

BEIJING (AP) — Chinese President Xi Jinping met Sunday with leaders from Poland and Pakistan in a flurry of diplomacy on the sidelines of the Beijing Winter Olympic Games. Xi told P...

Taiwan extends program to attract investment by 3 years

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) — A three-year program to attract local businesses back from overseas to invest in Taiwan will be extended until the end of 2024 with a target of NT$900 billion (US$32.44 bi...

Business Highlights: Inflation up, overdraft fees on wane

___ Fed to accelerate withdrawal of economic aid as prices surge WASHINGTON (AP) — Under Chair Jerome Powell, the Federal Reserve is poised this week to execute a s...

Treasury awards $8.7B for lending in minority communities

WASHINGTON (AP) — The U.S. Treasury Department announced Tuesday the release of $8.7 billion to help increase lending to small and minority-owned businesses and people living in poorer communities wit...

Taiwan's largest gathering of startups begins

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) — Taiwan's largest gathering of startups and investors kicked off Thursday (Nov. 18) to explore opportunities for startups in the post-pandemic world as business operati...

Pandemic, politics drive Xi's absence from global talks

BEIJING (AP) — This week's global climate talks in Scotland and the recent G-20 summit in Rome aren't the only international meetings that China's leader has not attended in person. Xi Jinping hasn't ...

NorthCoast Asset Management to Join Focus Partner Firm Connectus Wealth Advisers, Further Expanding Connectus' U.S. Footprint

NEW YORK, US - ACCESSWIRE - 14 September 2021 - Focus Financial Partners Inc. (NASDAQ:FOCS) ("Focus"), a leading partnership of independent, fiduciary wealth management firms, announced today that Con...

EU launches coronavirus stimulus program

EU Commission President Ursula von der Leyen is busy visiting the capitals of almost all EU member states as the bloc launches its ambitious coronavirus recovery program, NextGenerationEU. The commiss...

Lighthouse Global Group Increases Immigration Consulting Service

HONG KONG SAR - Media OutReach - 4 June 2021 - In recent years, there is a growing demand for immigration related services. Lighthouse Global Group has expanded its immigration practice to include ...

Amid corruption and division, Greek Cypriots to elect new parliament

At the Stavraetos coffee shop in Aglantzia, a privileged suburb in the northeast of the Cypriot capital Nicosia, Christoforos Christoforou, a retired pharmaceutical representative, is sipping coffee a...