US consumer prices rose 0.3% on higher gas, housing costs

WASHINGTON (AP) — U.S. consumer prices increased 0.3% in April, led by more expensive gasoline, rents and appliances. The Labor Department said Friday that the consumer price index c...

Crown Resorts talking about takeover offer from Vegas' Wynn

SYDNEY (AP) — Las Vegas casino giant Wynn Resorts is in talks to buy Australia's largest casino operator, Crown Resorts. Crown, which owns casinos in Melbourne, Perth and London and ...

Investigation begun after foreigner charged NT$400 for bag of fruit at Taipei night market

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) -- The Taipei City Government has launched an investigation after a foreigner was allegedly overcharged for fruit in the city's famous Shilin Night Market. After a well-kno...

Asian stocks lower on US-China trade worries

BEIJING (AP) — Asian stock markets were mostly lower Tuesday after a Chinese government report accusing the Trump administration of bullying other countries dampened hopes for a settlement in th...

Asian stocks mixed on US-China trade worries

BEIJING (AP) — Asian stock markets were mixed Tuesday after a Chinese government report accusing the Trump administration of bullying other countries, dampening hopes for a settlement in their escalat...

OPEC, allies agree not to further increase oil production

ALGIERS, Algeria (AP) — A meeting of OPEC and its allies ended without any decision to further increase oil output despite President Donald Trump's call for lower prices. Members of ...

China-US trade war is pushing up prices

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) – The ongoing China-U.S. price war is pushing up prices, as the cost of materials and intermediate goods sharply increase as tariffs enter into force. Some of the world&#...

Haitians burn tires, buildings in gas protest

PORT-AU-PRINCE, Haiti (AP) — Haitians have burned tires, blocked streets and set fire to several buildings in a protest over a government plan to raise gas prices. Dozens of streets ...

D-ZONECOIN Begins Its Final Public Sale before listed on CoinExchange.io

FUKUOKA, Japan--(BUSINESS WIRE)--Jul 2, 2018--Global Dream Japan Co., Ltd. has issued the cryptocurrency named D-ZONE COIN and achieved a successful Airdrop in May with around 28,000 people participat...

Kluivert junior leaves Ajax for Roma in $21m transfer

ROME (AP) — Roma signed Justin Kluivert, the son of former Milan and Barcelona forward Patrick, from Ajax on Friday for a fee that could rise to 18.75 million euros ($21.8 million). ...

Gear Couplings Procurement Report – Category Management, Supply Market Intelligence, and Sourcing Opportunity Analysis by SpendEdge

LONDON--(BUSINESS WIRE)--Jun 6, 2018--Global procurement intelligence advisory firm, , has announced the release of their ‘ This report breaks down the data and analysis behind the procurement of gea...

Spanish oil company Repsol reports drop in income

MADRID (AP) — Spanish energy company Repsol says its net income fell to 610 million euros ($730 million) in the first quarter of this year, down from 689 million euros in the same period of 2017. ...

Tesla CEO's peculiar conduct causes angst on Wall Street

DETROIT (AP) — Elon Musk's quirky behavior has long been chalked up to that of a misunderstood genius. But never have his actions caused so much angst on Wall Street. Investors have ...

Spain: Mallorca to ban renting apartments to tourists

MADRID (AP) — Palma on the island of Mallorca plans to become the first Spanish city to prohibit the rental of apartments to tourists. Palma mayor Antoni Noguera says Tuesday that hi...

Taiwan fines RT-Mart supermarket NT$3.5 million for causing toilet paper panic

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) – The Fair Trade Commission (FTC, 公平會) said Wednesday it was fining supermarket chain RT-Mart (大潤發) NT$3.5 million (US$119,800) for the false announcement of price hikes for...