Agricultural Bank China Employees on Trial for Alleged Embezzlement - Report
Several employees of state-owned Agricultural Bank of China Ltd. (1288.HK) have been put on trial for alleged embezzlement of 30 million yuan ($4.8 million) of deposits in eastern Jiangsu Province, the 21st Century Business Herald reported Thursday.
Philippines Reschedules Auction of 74-Hectare Property to Aug 14
The Philippine government said Thursday it would reschedule the auction of a 74-hectare property on an agro-industrial estate in Taguig City in the metropolitan Manila area to Aug. 14.
Bank of East Asia 1st Half Net Profit Up 10% to HK$2.99 Billion, Beat Estimates
Bank of East Asia Ltd. (0023.HK), Hong Kong's fifth-largest lender by assets, said Thursday its first-half net profit rose 10%, driven by a rise in interest income and gains from financial assets it holds.
3 jets avoid midair collision near DC, report says
US Airways says it is working with federal officials to investigate a newspaper report that three commuter jets narrowly averted a midair collision near Ronald Reagan Washington National Airport.
Court temporarily halts Arizona abortion law
A federal appeals court has temporarily halted a controversial Arizona law that would ban most abortions after 20 weeks of pregnancy.
Mariners sweep Blue Jays, win seventh straight
Eric Thames hit a game-tying two-run home run in the fifth inning and John Jaso had the deciding RBI single in the sixth to lift the Seattle Mariners over the Toronto Blue Jays, 5-3, and complete the sweep of a three-game set at Safeco Field.Dustin Ackley also knocked in a run for Seattle, which
Andrus caps big 10th inning comeback for Rangers
Elvis Andrus capped a four-run 10th inning with a two-run single down the third-base line as the Texas Rangers overcame a pair of deficits to top the Angels, 11-10, in the third installment of a four- game series.
Cook gives up consecutive homers to Cabrera, Fielder in 5th; Tigers beat Red Sox 7-5
Aaron Cook thought he might surprise Miguel Cabrera with a curveball in the dirt and catch the Detroit slugger swinging with two strikes.
Beavan pitches into 9th inning, Mariners win 7th straight, 5-3 over Blue Jays
John Jaso hit the go-ahead single in the sixth inning and Blake Beavan's 7 2-3 strong innings led the Mariners to their seventh consecutive victory, 5-3 over the Toronto Blue Jays on Wednesday night.