New Travel Credit Cards Add to the Mix
It's time to evaluate your wallet--are your credit cards performing the way you expect?
Hearse driver dies while taking body to funeral in California
Hearse driver found dead with a body in the vehicle after taking the casket to a funeral.
Samardzija strikes out 11, Barney and Soriano homer to send Cubs past Astros 7-1
Jeff Samardzija struck out a career high-tying 11 in seven innings and the Chicago Cubs beat the Houston Astros 7-1 on Monday night.
Ratchaburi Electricity Australia Unit Terminates Power Purchase Contract
Ratchaburi Electricity Generating Holding PCL (RATCH.TH) said in a statement Tuesday that its 80%-owned subsidiary, Ratch-Australia Corp., has accepted Stanwell Corp.'s proposal to terminate a power purchase agreement with the company's Collinsville power plant in return for A$99.57 million in
OCBC Finalizes Sale of Fraser & Neave, APB Shares
Oversea-Chinese Banking Corp. (O39.SG) and its units said Tuesday they finalized the sale of their stakes in Fraser & Neave Ltd. (F99.SG) and Asia Pacific Breweries Ltd. (A46.SG) to Thai Beverage PCL (Y92.SG) and Kindest Place Groups Ltd., effectively making Thai billionaire Charoen
China Paper Warns of Rising NPL Risk
Financial regulators need to step up their risk prevention efforts as China's commercial banks face increasing levels of nonperforming assets due to slower economic growth and the rising operational difficulties of local companies, the state-run Financial News said in a commentary published Tuesday.
SM Investments 1st Half Net Profit up 13%; Property, Bank Operations Help
Philippine conglomerate SM Investments Corp. (SM.PH) said Tuesday its net profit in the first half rose 13% to 10.9 billion pesos ($260 million) from a year earlier, driven by its property development, banking and mall operation businesses.
Toshiba Scraps Plans for Windows RT Devices
Toshiba Corp. (TOSYY, 6502.TO) scrapped its immediate plans to release devices based on a new version of Microsoft Corp.'s (MSFT) Windows operating system, becoming the latest computer maker to show some hesitation toward the technology.
New Zealand 2Q Retail Sales Likely Supported Economic Growth
A stronger-than-expected rise in New Zealand retail sales likely supported economic growth in the quarter, economists said Tuesday, but it shouldn't have much impact on the central bank's current interest-rate cycle.
GM Korea Union OKs Tentative Wage Deal; Union Vote Later This Week
Unionized workers at GM Korea Co. have reached a tentative wage deal with the South Korean unit of General Motors Co. (GM), ending their 10-day strike which resulted in lost production of 13,300 vehicles.