Taiwan’s agricultural institute signs MoU with Thailand to cooperate in startups

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) – Taiwan’s Agricultural Technology Research Institute (ATRI) and Thailand’s Kasetsart University signed a memorandum of understanding (MoU) last week to help adv...

Liz Weston: Can your employer cure your money woes?

Millions of Americans get their health insurance and retirement accounts through their employers. Now some are getting help with their debt. Companies including insurer Aetna and acc...

China's MoBike shutting some international operations

BEIJING (AP) — Chinese bike-sharing startup Mobike is shutting down operations in Australia and South and Southeast Asia, months after rival Ofo began winding down its international division. ...

Nightstar Therapeutics soars while Children's Place tumbles

NEW YORK (AP) — Stocks that moved substantially or traded heavily on Monday: Children's Place Inc., down $9.78 to $84.82 The children's clothing retailer reported w...

Enbridge delays Line 3 pipeline opening in Minnesota by year

ST. PAUL, Minn. (AP) — Enbridge Energy is delaying the startup of its planned Line 3 replacement crude oil pipeline through northern Minnesota by a year. The Canadian-based company s...

What to know about Estonia's general election

TALLIN, Estonia (AP) — Nearly a million people are eligible to vote Sunday to choose Estonia's 101-seat Riigikogu legislature, where the outgoing prime minister and his Center Party is pitted against ...

Oakland strike highlights housing struggles for teachers

Cris Bautista teaches high school in Oakland, California, but to afford to live in the San Francisco Bay Area, he commutes an hour or more to an apartment he shares with another teacher and works week...

What to know about Estonia's March 3 general election

HELSINKI (AP) — Nearly a million people are eligible to vote Sunday to choose Estonia's 101-seat Riigikogu legislature, where the outgoing prime minister and his Center Party is pitted against the cen...

Oh no! Company owners can get a shock from huge tax bills

NEW YORK (AP) — Amy Baxter's business took off after she appeared on "Shark Tank" with her device that blocks pain from injections — orders flowed in and she bulked up her inventory. ...

Startup maestro duped Alabama town through network of lies

OPELIKA, Ala. (AP) — Looking back, there are so many reasons Kyle Sandler was able to separate so many people from so much of their money. Sandler rolled into this old railroad cross...

Startup maestro dupes Alabama town through network of lies

OPELIKA, Ala. (AP) — When Kyle Sandler rolled into Opelika (Oh-puh-LIE-kuh), he cast himself as a former Google executive who got rich on the West Coast and decided to move to the Alabama town. ...

NASCAR's new rule package shrouded in unknowns before debut

HAMPTON, Ga. (AP) — NASCAR rolled into Atlanta Motor Speedway ready to begin a new era of racing that is shrouded in unknowns. Will it be racier? That's the point. ...

Discount movies: Which theater subscription is best?

NEW YORK (AP) — A movie a day in theaters for $10 a month seemed too good to be true. And it was. MoviePass, which tried to bring Netflix-like subscriptions to the movie theater, pul...

From corn to Apple: What's behind the US-China standoff

WASHINGTON (AP) — To hear the Americans tell it, the Chinese have gone on a commercial crime spree, pilfering trade secrets from seed corn to electronic brains behind wind turbines. China has stripped...

Changes in your business? You should plan, talk to staffers

NEW YORK (AP) — As Nick Haschka bought four small horticultural businesses over the past two years, he had to help his new employees navigate almost constant change. "They've had to ...