By KELVIN CHANAP Business Writer
MACAU (AP) - In a nondescript building around the corner from the world's biggest casino, students at the Macau Polytechnic Institute are in class. Huddled at a long table topped with green felt, they pay close attention as their instructor writes a series
By MARI YAMAGUCHIAssociated Press
TOKYO (AP) - Former Japanese Prime Minister Shinzo Abe said Wednesday that he will spearhead an economic recovery and strengthen Japan's military if his conservative party regains control in elections next month.
"We will recover Japan," Abe told a news
By ELENA BECATOROSAssociated Press
ATHENS, Greece (AP) - Greece reacted with dismay Wednesday after European finance ministers failed to agree to release vital rescue loans, with the prime minister warning that the stakes are higher than just his debt-ridden country's future.
After 12 hours
By RAF CASERTAssociated Press
BRUSSELS (AP) - Everyone's drawing lines in the sand, but the leaders are so far apart they might as well be on different beaches.
The European Union heads into a critical summit Thursday to hammer out a €1 trillion ($1.28 trillion) budget through 2020 - and it
By PABLO GORONDIAssociated Press
The price of oil rebounded slightly to above $87 a barrel on Wednesday after an explosion injured 10 people on a bus in Tel Aviv, a development that has the potential to seriously complicate diplomatic efforts to broker a cease-fire between Israel and Islamic
By PAMELA SAMPSONAP Business Writer
BANGKOK (AP) - Asian stock markets rose after a private survey released Thursday showed manufacturing in China at a 13-month high, rare good news for the global economy. Sentiment also benefited from a cease-fire agreement between Israel and Hamas in the Gaza
By MALCOLM FOSTERAssociated Press
TOKYO (AP) - Japan logged its fourth straight monthly trade deficit in October as the European debt crisis and strained business ties with China over a territorial dispute reduced exports.
The Ministry of Finance said Wednesday that imports exceeded exports by
NEW YORK (AP) - Hostess Brands Inc. lived to die another day.
The maker of Twinkies and Ding Dongs said late Tuesday that it failed to reach an agreement with its second-biggest union. As a result, Hostess plans to continue with a hearing on Wednesday in which a bankruptcy court judge in White
By The Associated Press
HP claims fraud prompted $5 billion overpayment for company
NEW YORK (AP) - Hewlett-Packard Co. said Tuesday that it's the victim of a multi-billion dollar fraud at the hands of a British company it bought last year that lied about its finances.
HP CEO Meg
WASHINGTON (AP) - The Food and Drug Administration says it has approved the first seasonal flu vaccine made using animal cell technology, rather than the half-century egg method.
The FDA approved Novartis' Flucelvax to prevent influenza in people 18 years and older.
The new method has been