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    Goldman Sachs slashes CEO pay by $10 million over massive scandal

    Solomon’s compensation package was reduced to $17.5 million for 2020, down from the $27.5 million he received in 2019, according to a US Securities and Exchange filing on Tuesday. The $10 million payout comes after Goldman agreed to pay nearly $3 billion after pleading guilty to charges the bank conspired to violate US anti-bribery laws […] More

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    Indonesia detains Iranian, Chinese crews of seized tankers

    Indonesia says it has detained the Iranian and Chinese crewmembers of two tankers that were seized for illegally transferring oil in Indonesian waters By EDNA TARIGAN Associated Press January 26, 2021, 9:56 AM • 2 min read JAKARTA, Indonesia — Indonesian authorities have detained the Iranian and Chinese crewmembers of two tankers that were seized […] More

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    9 workers found dead in China gold mine explosions

    Chinese officials say rescuers have found the bodies of nine workers killed in explosions at a gold mine, raising the death toll to 10 By Associated Press January 25, 2021, 12:12 PM • 2 min read Share to FacebookShare to TwitterEmail this article BEIJING — Chinese rescuers have found the bodies of nine workers killed […] More

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    Samsung scion Lee won’t appeal prison sentence for bribery

    Samsung scion Lee Jae-yong will not appeal a court ruling that sentenced him to two and a half years in prison for bribing South Korea’s then-president for business favors By KIM TONG-HYUNG Associated Press January 25, 2021, 5:53 AM • 3 min read Share to FacebookShare to TwitterEmail this article SEOUL, South Korea — Samsung […] More

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    Ruling Communist Party to set Vietnam’s course this week

    Leading members of Vietnam’s ruling Communist Party meet this week to approve future policy and help select the nation’s top leaders amid talk whether the party chief will stay By HAU DINH Associated Press January 25, 2021, 3:50 AM • 4 min read Share to FacebookShare to TwitterEmail this article HANOI, Vietnam — Almost 1,600 […] More

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    Oxfam urges radical economic rejig for post-COVID world

    Anti-poverty campaigner Oxfam warned Monday that the fallout of the coronavirus pandemic will lead to the biggest increase in global inequalities on record unless governments rejig their economies By PAN PYLAS Associated Press January 25, 2021, 12:01 AM • 3 min read LONDON — Anti-poverty campaigner Oxfam warned Monday that the fallout of the coronavirus […] More

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    Normal diets for trapped China miners as rescue continues

    State media say 10 workers trapped for two weeks after an explosion in a northern China gold mine have been provided with a normal diet as attempts to bring them to the surface continue ByThe Associated Press January 24, 2021, 3:13 AM • 2 min read Share to FacebookShare to TwitterEmail this article BEIJING — […] More

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    Cyclone weakens in central Mozambique, but flooding a threat

    The Mozambican port city of Beira breathed a sigh of relief Saturday as Cyclone Eloise caused less damage than feared as it passed through, but the danger of flooding remained in a region still recovering from a devastating cyclone two years ago By Associated Press January 23, 2021, 4:22 PM • 3 min read Share […] More

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    Tunisia bans protests, extends curfew as virus cases jump

    Tunisia is extending its virus curfew and banning demonstrations for three weeks as it tries to stem a rapid rise in infections By BOUAZZA BEN BOUAZZA Associated Press January 23, 2021, 3:30 PM • 3 min read Share to FacebookShare to TwitterEmail this article TUNIS, Tunisia — Tunisia is extending its virus curfew and banning […] More

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    Diplomats contact Canadian held for over 2 years in China

    Canada says its officials have met online with former diplomat Michael Kovrig, who has been held in China for more than two years in a case related to an executive of Chinese telecoms giant Huawei ByThe Associated Press January 23, 2021, 2:30 PM • 2 min read Share to FacebookShare to TwitterEmail this article BEIJING […] More

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