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  • New rules aimed at halting imports of sick, abused 'puppy mill' dogs

    New rules aimed at halting imports of sick, abused 'puppy mill' dogs
    When New York resident Jillian Civitano saw a picture of Tink on a Texas dog dealer’s website, she fell in love and purchased the 2-pound Maltese puppy. She was told the dog was born in South Korea and brought to Texas. But soon after Civitano...
  • China fund defaults expose foreign partners to shadow banking risk

    SHANGHAI/HONG KONG (Reuters) - Foreign joint venture partners of Chinese mutual fund companies fear they will have to bail out investors in one of the shadiest patches of China's shadow banking system, following two defaults by lightly regulated...
  • China taps South Korea for ideas in Qualcomm antitrust case

    BEIJING/SEOUL (Reuters) - Chinese antitrust officials have met with their South Korean counterparts to discuss violations by U.S. chipmaker Qualcomm Inc , sources said, as Beijing reaches out to regulators overseas to complete a case that could result...
  • Jackie Robinson West: America's Team

    Jackie Robinson West: America's Team
    Minutes after the double play that ended the run of an undefeated Las Vegas team on Saturday, a chant went up from the crowd at Lamade Stadium in Williamsport, Pa. "U-S-A! U-S-A!" Just like that, Jackie Robinson West — the all-black All-Star...
  • Xiaomi ordered sapphire glass for limited edition phone: S. Korea newspaper

    Xiaomi ordered sapphire glass for limited edition phone: S. Korea newspaper
    Chinese smartphone maker Xiaomi Inc has tapped South Korean manufacturers to produce sapphire covers for a limited edition premium smartphone that it may launch as early as the year-end, South Korea's Electronic Times reported on Friday. The report,...
  • Bling meets K-pop: LVMH fund invests in Psy producer YG

    SEOUL (Reuters) - The private equity arm of French luxury goods giant LVMH will invest up to $80 million in South Korea's YG Entertainment Inc, which manages a stable of K-pop performers including "Gangnam Style" rapper Psy. The investment is one of...
  • Bank of Korea rate cut expected under government pressure

    SEOUL (Reuters) - The Bank of Korea is forecast to cut interest rates this week, a Reuters survey shows, a sharp turnaround in market expectations over the past month that raises questions about the central bank's independence. The shift in sentiment...
  • Sensata to buy Schrader as Europe adopts tire pressure sensors

    Sensata to buy Schrader as Europe adopts tire pressure sensors
    (Reuters) - Sensors and electrical controls maker Sensata Technologies Holding NV said it would buy Schrader International to meet growing demand for sensors to monitor car-tire pressure. Sensata, whose shares rose as much as 6.6 percent on Monday...
  • No Palace talk for focused Wanderer Popovic

    SYDNEY (Reuters) - Western Sydney Wanderers coach Tony Popovic says he has not been contacted about the vacant manager's job at former club Crystal Palace and is focused on getting his A-League side into the Asian Champions League semi-finals. Popovic, a...
  • U.S. tech firms under increasing scrutiny in China

    The Silicon Valley economy is hot these days, but U.S. tech firms are feeling a chill in China. Anti-monopoly investigators have raided Microsoft's China offices, and the government has banned Windows 8 from state computers. San Diego-based chip maker...
  • Pope Francis calls for Koreas' reconciliation at end of visit

    Wrapping up his first trip to Asia, Pope Francis on Monday called for forgiveness and dialogue between South and North Korea, and seemed to take the United States to task for its unilateral bombing campaign in Iraq. He also discussed future travel...