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November 8, 2017 3:55 AM Exclusive: Japan's MUFG gets nod to bring U.S. state branches under federal regulation

NEW YORK - Japan's Mitsubishi UFJ Financial Group Inc (MUFG) has received approval from the U.S. Office of the Comptroller of the Currency (OCC) to convert state-supervised branches into federally regulated ones, a U.S. spokesman for the bank confirmed late on Tuesday. As a result, MUFG's Bank of Tokyo-Mitsubishi UFJ Ltd branches in New York, Illinois 320

October 25, 2017 2:36 AM Crown prince pledges 'moderate' Saudi Arabia

Riyadh - Powerful Crown Prince Mohammed bin Salman pledged a "moderate, open" Saudi Arabia on Tuesday, breaking with ultra-conservative clerics in favour of an image catering to foreign investors and Saudi youth. The Saudi strongman, 32, did not mince words in declaring a new reality for the kingdom, hours after announcing the launch of an independent 30

October 25, 2017 2:11 AM Saudi crown prince pledges return to moderate Islam, in powerful rebuke to strict clerics

Saudi Arabia’s powerful Crown Prince Mohammed bin Salman has pledged to make his country “moderate, open”, breaking with ultra-conservative clerics in favour of an image catering to foreign investors and Saudi youth. The Saudi strongman, 32, did not mince words on Tuesday in declaring a new reality for the kingdom, hours after announcing the launch of an independent 23

October 19, 2017 1:07 PM Wong Li Lin: former ballerina, actress, entrepreneur, and now a public servant

SINGAPORE - In her role as Inspector Elaine Tay in police drama Triple Nine, she used to clear the streets of criminals. Now, in her new job, former actress Wong Li Lin will help clean up Singapore’s streets - literally. She is the new executive director of the Public Hygiene Council (PHC), the latest incarnation for the 45-year-old who was once a professional 94

October 18, 2017 12:34 PM Xi Jinping’s marathon speech: Five takeaways

BEIJING — As Xi Jinping’s first five-year term as China’s leader ends, he gave himself a shining report card on Wednesday (Oct 18) — and a big to-do list for his next five years. Speaking at the start of a Communist Party congress in Beijing, Mr. Xi gave a work report that summed up his achievements so far, while also laying out where he wants to take China 31

October 10, 2017 8:52 PM Tensions Rise Between Tillerson And Trump As The Threat Of War In N. Korea Looms

Tensions Rise Between Tillerson And Trump As The Threat Of War In N. Korea Looms This is FRESH AIR. I'm Terry Gross. Ever since NBC reported last week that Secretary of State Rex Tillerson had called President Trump a moron, speculation has increased about whether Tillerson will last much longer in the job. My guest Dexter Filkins has a new article in The New Yorker 28

October 9, 2017 11:51 PM How Russia Harvested American Rage to Reshape U.S. Politics

“This is cultural hacking,” said Jonathan Albright, research director at Columbia University’s Tow Center for Digital Journalism. “They are using systems that were already set up by these platforms to increase engagement. They’re feeding outrage — and it’s easy to do, because outrage and emotion is how people share.” All of the pages were shut down by Facebook 371

October 9, 2017 6:48 AM A*star research fellow fined S$7,000 for GST offences involving luxury goods

SINGAPORE – A research fellow from the Agency for Science, Technology and Research has been convicted of two counts of Goods and Services Tax (GST) refund fraud and was fined S$7,000 on Monday (Oct 9). Chinese national Bai Jiaming, 31, was charged earlier on Friday for engaging the help of Zhang Yaoqun, who is a tourist, to claim a GST refund of S$1,543.93, said a press 36

October 6, 2017 3:54 AM U.S. gun lobby agrees to examine 'bump stocks' after Las Vegas massacre

LAS VEGAS (Reuters) - The U.S. gun lobby, which has seldom embraced new firearms-control measures, voiced a readiness on Thursday to restrict a rifle accessory that enabled a Las Vegas gunman to strafe a crowd with bursts of sustained fire as if from an automatic weapon. Police have said the gunman, Stephen Paddock, equipped 12 of his weapons with so-called 26

October 5, 2017 11:23 PM Growing Call for New Look at ‘Bump Stocks,’ Including From the N.R.A

Last year, the N.R.A.’s online magazine, America’s First Freedom, called one of the rapid-fire devices “sublime,” and advised users to keep copies of the firearms bureau’s ruling that such items are legal. Sales of bump stocks surged this week, after news emerged that they might have been used in the Las Vegas shooting. Some retailers ran out of the devices 29