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Regulator seeks transparency for payment systems of big tech

NEW YORK (AP) — In its first significant action under a new director, the Consumer Financial Protection Bureau is ordering Apple, Amazon, PayPal and other tech giants to reveal how their proprietary p...

Pakistan's FM says country will boost trade with Afghanistan

PESHAWAR, Pakistan (AP) — Pakistan's foreign minister on Thursday said his country will keep its border with Afghanistan open around the clock to support bilateral trade and the new Taliban-led govern...

Cardinals try to move to 7-0 against struggling Texans

HOUSTON (1-5) at ARIZONA (6-0) Sunday, 4:25 p.m., EDT, CBS OPENING LINE: Cardinals by 17 1/2, according to FanDuel SportsBook. AGAINST THE SPREAD:...

China Evergrande secures bond extension as chairman foots project bills

HONG KONG/SHANGHAI, Oct 21 (Reuters) - China Evergrande Group (3333.HK) has secured an extension on a defaulted bond, financial provider REDD reported on Thursday, offering rare respite to the develop...

Goff, Lions face Stafford, Rams after making big QB trade

DETROIT (0-6) at LOS ANGELES RAMS (5-1) Sunday, 4:05 p.m. EDT, Fox OPENING LINE: Rams by 15 1/2, according to FanDuel SportsBook. AGAINST THE SPR...

Manulife launches holistic ‘Medical Professional Support Service’ to help customers through cancer treatment

New service in strategic partnership with CUHK Medical Centre provides customers with priority access to specialists in oncologyHONG KONG SAR - Media OutReach - 21 October 2021 - Today, Manulife Hong ...

Taiwan hopes Japan can take lead to discuss CPTPP bid

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) — As chair of the Comprehensive and Progressive Agreement for Trans-Pacific Partnership (CPTPP) trade group, Japan should take the lead in handling Taiwan’s applicatio...

Australian town overwhelmed by response to free land offer

CANBERRA, Australia (AP) — The Australian Outback town of Quilpie hoped its offer of free residential land to anyone who would make it their home might attract five new families to the remote communit...

European Parliament ready to 'upgrade' Taiwan relations

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) — The European Parliament has unanimously approved its first-ever report on EU-Taiwan relations during a plenary session on Wednesday evening (Oct. 20). The report, title...

Geography explains why China is communist

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) — A recent video released by a geopolitics Youtuber, Shirvan Neftchi, claims that geography is the principal reason China cannot abandon communism as its governing ideology....

Braves blast 4 HRs, beat Dodgers 9-2 for 3-1 lead in NLCS

LOS ANGELES (AP) — Behind the red-hot bat of Eddie Rosario, the Atlanta Braves are one win away from their first World Series appearance since 1999. All they need to do is put away t...

Blues beat Golden Knights 3-1 to complete 3-0 trip

LAS VEGAS (AP) — Vladimir Tarasenko’s tenure with the St. Louis Blues was a hot topic during the offseason after he requested a trade earlier in the summer, and again after the team left the 29-year-o...

US state of Minnesota establishes Taiwan Friendship Caucus

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) — The U.S. state of Minnesota has recently established its Taiwan Friendship Caucus, becoming the third state in the Midwest to do so. Johnson Sen Chiang (姜森), head of th...

Are Pakistan and the Afghan Taliban drifting apart?

In late September, a little over a month after taking control of the Afghan capital, Kabul, Taliban fighters stopped a Pakistani truck at the Torkham border crossing and removed the country's flag...

Taiwan foreign minister to deliver speeches in Slovakia, Czech Republic

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) — Foreign Minister Joseph Wu (吳釗燮) will deliver a keynote speech at a think tank conference in Slovakia and receive a medal from Czech Senate President Milos Vystrcil, but h...