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Business / Economy Nov 10, 2018

Financial assets at households average ¥11.51 million

Financial assets at households of two or more members in Japan averaged ¥11.51 million in a 2018 survey, unchanged from the previous year, the Central Council for Financial Services Information has said. More responding families saw income growth on the back of wage and bonus ...

World Jun 3, 2018

U.N. special rapporteur says American poverty is deepening under Trump

Poverty in the United States is extensive and is deepening under the Trump administration whose policies seem aimed at removing the safety net from millions of poor, while rewarding the rich, a U.N. human rights investigator has found. Philip Alston, U.N. special rapporteur on extreme ...

Malaysian playboy financier in cross-hairs after poll upset

Asia Pacific May 27, 2018

Malaysian playboy financier in cross-hairs after poll upset

Baby-faced playboy Jho Low, a financier at the center of Malaysia's 1MDB mega-scandal, may find his days of hobnobbing with celebrities and splurging on property and art are numbered as the new government pledges to bring him to justice. Suspected of being a key figure ...