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  • Microsoft to pay China $140 million for 'tax evasion'

    Microsoft to pay China $140 million for 'tax evasion'
    China has levied about $140 million in back taxes from Microsoft Corp in the first major case concerning cross-border tax evasion in the country, as regulators ramp up pressure on U.S. corporations doing business there. According to an article...
  • Sen. Warner: Virginia ship repair industry should be "part of the fight"

    Sen. Warner: Virginia ship repair industry should be "part of the fight"
    Sen. Mark R. Warner delivered a pre-Thanksgiving Day message to members of the Virginia Ship Repair Association Tuesday, apologizing in advance for giving them some indigestion. Previous spending cuts have put a big dent in maintenance for Navy ships,...
  • Agent Orange's effects still lingering

    Agent Orange's effects still lingering
    With Veterans Day 2014 now behind us, I find myself wondering about the forgotten vet, the Vietnam vet. Less than a third of Vietnam vets are still alive today and many are suffering from disease or diseases from Agent Orange, a highly toxic herbicide...
  • International Emmys: UK's 'Utopia' Wins Best Drama; Belgium's 'What If' Takes Comedy (FULL LIST)

    LOS ANGELES (Variety.com) - U.K. drama series "Utopia" has earned the International Emmy Award for best drama series. The Channel 4 fantasy drama is being remade by David Fincher and Gillian Flynn for HBO. Series created by British TV vet Dennis Kelly is...
  • China cuts key short-term money rate as Beijing pushes down cash costs

    China's central bank cut the yield for a key short-term money rate on Tuesday for the fourth time this year, as regulators step up efforts to reduce funding pressure on Chinese companies. The reduction of the yield on the 14-day bond repurchase agreement...
  • Philippines lifts immigration ban on nine Hong Kong journalists

    The Philippines on Tuesday lifted the immigration ban on nine Hong Kong journalists who heckled President Benigno Aquino during a meeting of the APEC group in Bali, Indonesia last year. The lifting of the ban comes ahead of an APEC meeting in Manila...
  • Exclusive: India central bank under rate cut pressure as growth slips back

    India's economic growth probably slowed to around 5 percent in the three months to September, slipping from 5.7 percent in the previous quarter, two senior finance ministry sources said, putting pressure on the central bank to cut interest rates. The...
  • Vietnam warships visit Philippines amid South China Sea dispute

    Vietnam on Tuesday showed off its two most powerful warships in the first-ever port call to the Philippines but an official said it was not trying to challenge China's superior naval forces amid tension in the South China Sea. Hanoi invited the...
  • Thailand displays cash, luxury cars seized in probe into senior police

    Thai police displayed stacks of cash, luxury cars and an extensive collection of antique Buddha statues on Tuesday seized in a probe that has led to the arrest of seven police on charges ranging from insulting the monarchy to money laundering. Three of...
  • At China online coming-out party, Beijing spells out Internet control ambition

    China showed governments and the planet's biggest tech firms last week its vision for global Internet governance - clean, controlled and choreographed. Public officials and firms worth $2.5 trillion in market value, from Apple Inc to Facebook Inc, got...
  • Gap in China-Hong Kong trade numbers narrows, but still high

    The discrepancy between what China exported to Hong Kong and the former British colony imported from the mainland narrowed in October but shows speculative money disguised as trade remains rampant. The shortfall between the two shrank from September,...