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Fired Chinese Insurance Regulator Charged With Bribery, Abuse of Power

Xiang Junbo was fired last April amid concerns the industry’s sizzling expansion had saddled the financial system with risk......»»

Category: topSource: wsjApr 16th, 2018

Trial Begins for Wu Xiaohui, Anbang Insurance"s Once-Highflying Founder

The trial comes a month after Chinese authorities formally seized the once highly-acquisitive insurer. Mr. Wu faces allegations of fraudulent fund-raising and abuse of power......»»

Category: smallbizSource: wsjMar 28th, 2018

Sheriff"s Deputy Arrested for Stalking Her Ex-Boyfriend, Resigns After Charged with Abuse of Power

"Had she not resigned, she would have been terminated," the Polk County Sheriff's Office said in a statement. .....»»

Category: topSource: newsweekMar 16th, 2018

Trump condemns Chinese factories. China is already closing some - TODAYonline

TODAYonlineTrump condemns Chinese factories. China is already closing someTODAYonlineThe cooling towers of coal-fired power plants, which provide power for.....»»

Category: topSource: googlenewsMar 14th, 2018

After takeover by government, Anbang says committed to overseas subsidiaries

BEIJING (Reuters) - Anbang Insurance Group Co Ltd said on Monday it fully supported the Chinese insurance regulator's decision to temporarily take control of the company, and remains committed to the development of its overseas subsidiaries......»»

Category: topSource: reutersFeb 26th, 2018

Anbang committed to overseas subsidiaries after government takeover: spokesman

BEIJING (Reuters) - Anbang Insurance Group Co Ltd said on Monday it fully supported the Chinese insurance regulator's decision to temporarily take control of the company and remains committed to the development of its overseas subsidiaries......»»

Category: topSource: reutersFeb 26th, 2018

Why the Chinese government now controls this iconic NYC hotel

Alarmed by a surge in mergers and acquisitions by Anbang Insurance, China’s insurance regulator has taken over the giant temporarily—putting the Middle Kingdom in control over an iconic piece of New York City: the Waldorf Astoria hotel......»»

Category: topSource: moneycentralFeb 23rd, 2018

Chinese authorities have taken control of troubled insurer Anbang Insurance

REUTERS/Jason Lee China’s insurance regulator will lead a consortium of state-backed entities in a takeover of Anbang Insurance. The company is expected to continue ope.....»»

Category: topSource: businessinsiderFeb 23rd, 2018

Chinese Regulator Seizes Anbang

China’s insurance regulatory agency took control of hard-charging, acquisitive Anbang Insurance, saying the action is needed to avoid a collapse of the firm following suspected illegal activity and the downfall of its once-highflying chairman......»»

Category: asiaSource: wsjFeb 23rd, 2018

Regulator in China seizes control of Anbang as chairman prosecuted

BEIJING/SHANGHAI (Reuters) - The Chinese government on Friday seized control of Anbang Insurance Group Co Ltd [ANBANG.UL], one of China's biggest insurance conglomerates, in a dramatic move that underscores Beijing's intent to crackdown on financial risk......»»

Category: topSource: reutersFeb 22nd, 2018

Chinese Activist "Super Vulgar Butcher" to Take Defiant Stand in Court

Wu Gan, an influential and well-known Chinese rights activist, pulled of a rare act of defiance ahead of his closed-door trial—which starts Monday—where he is charged with subversion of state power......»»

Category: topSource: wsjAug 13th, 2017

Lowering China"s coal-fired power overcapacity can save water for 27 mn

Report said that the Chinese coal-fired capacity in areas of high water stress continues to increase.....»»

Category: topSource: business-standardJul 5th, 2017

Complaints about U.K. banks" PPI jump 40%, says regulator

Complaints over payment protection insurance rose by 40% in the second half of last y.....»»

Category: topSource: marketwatch2 hr. 16 min. ago

China"s ZTE hit again after US regulator ruling

Chinese smartphone maker ZTE's U.S. woes deepen as US regulators propose new rules that could cut into its sales and increase tension between China and the US. Laura Frykberg reports.....»»

Category: videoSource: reuters21 hr. 16 min. ago

2018 Pulitzer Prize Winners: Full List

The prizes encompassed, among other topics, stories of abuse in the workplace; construction of a U.S.-Mexico border wall; and a profile of Dylann Roof, who was charged with killing several people in a Charleston, S.C., church......»»

Category: mediaSource: nytApr 16th, 2018

Stan Lee Accuses Ex-Business Partner of Elder Abuse, Selling Vials of His Blood

The lawsuit claims Jerardo Olivarez coerced Lee into signing power of attorney over to him and had Lee unwittingly buy him a $850,000 condo in West Hollywood......»»

Category: topSource: newsweekApr 15th, 2018

The Specter of a Trump-Kim Summit Looms Large Over China and the Korean Peninsula | Opinion

In late March, North Korean leader Kim Jong-un made his first foreign trip since taking power in 2011, a surprise visit to Beijing to meet Xi Jinping, the Chinese Communist Party general secretary......»»

Category: topSource: newsweekApr 14th, 2018

Trump Compares Himself to Andrew Jackson. Is It a Fair Comparison? | Opinion

The potential abuse of the pardon power is but one example of Trump’s disdain for the norms of American politics......»»

Category: topSource: newsweekApr 14th, 2018

Tajikistan: Chinese Company Gets Gold Mine In Return For Power Plant

A company from China has reportedly been granted a license to operate a gold mine in Tajikistan in exchange for building a power plant free of charge i.....»»

Category: blogSource: valuewalkApr 12th, 2018

Chinese solar power illuminates govt administrative building, Nepal"s PMO

Under the China-aided Solar Photovoltaic Project, solar panels have been installed on the roof of 21 buildings of the Singha Durbar.....»»

Category: topSource: business-standardApr 11th, 2018

Radio host fired in abuse case says sorry, seeks 2nd chance

A former host of one of National Public Radio's most successful programs who was fired over allegations of workplace abuse is apologizing and asking for a second chance......»»

Category: topSource: foxnewsApr 10th, 2018