Century-old shop houses, twisting alleyways and temples scented with incense still pulsate with the pursuit of old trades and time-honored rituals of families who have lived in Bangkok's Chinatown for generations. But probably not for much longer.
Stephen Ohlemacher, Associated Press | posted Aug 27th - 1:10am
Burger King plans to become is the latest U.S. company to shift its legal address out of the country by merging with a foreign company. Burger King has announced plans to buy Tim Hortons, the Canadian coffee-and-doughnut chain.
Rebecca Santana, Associated Press | posted Aug 26th - 11:32pm
Rows of dusty trucks and used cars sit unsold in Afghanistan's capital, where real estate agents bemoan a lack of sales and international businessmen no longer frequent top hotels. Even government employees nervously await each payday, worried the next might be delayed.
Elaine Kurtenbach, Associated Press | posted Aug 26th - 11:10pm
Asian stock markets were mostly higher Wednesday after the latest record close for the Standard & Poor's 500, though gains were modest and Japan and Hong Kong lost ground after early advances.
Brendan Farrington, Bill Barrow, Associated Press | posted Aug 26th - 10:11pm
Former Republican Gov. Charlie Crist continued his political comeback Tuesday as Democratic voters selected him as their nominee to challenge Republican Gov. Rick Scott in Florida, one of four states where voters were choosing candidates for statewide office.
William E. Lewis, KSL.com Contributor | posted Aug 26th - 9:59pm
The Federal Trade Commission has filed suit against unnamed defendants operating as American Bill Pay Organization and American Benefits Foundation in an effort to halt allegedly fraudulent and deceptive debt relief and credit repair practices.
Ellen Knickmeyer, Associated Press | posted Aug 26th - 7:32pm
The historic blue-collar town of Vallejo is a short distance but a far cry from the touristy Napa Valley vineyards and quaint towns. So when Sunday's earthquake struck, the damage to the wine industry took center stage and the rubble in Vallejo got scant attention.
Barbara Ortutay, Ken Sweet, Associated Press | posted Aug 27th - 1:11am
Video games have been a spectator sport since teenagers crowded around arcade machines to watch friends play "Pac-Man." And for decades, kids have gathered in living rooms to marvel at how others master games like "Street Fighter II" and "Super Mario Bros."
The Associated Press | posted Aug 27th - 1:00am
A closely-watched survey shows economic expectations among German consumers have "completely collapsed" over concerns about the conflicts in Iraq, Israel and Ukraine.
The Associated Press | posted Aug 27th - 12:40am
China Telecom Ltd., one of the country's three main state-owned carriers, said Wednesday its profit rose 11.8 percent in the first half of the year as its Internet and mobile data businesses grew.
Nick Perry, Associated Press | posted Aug 26th - 10:01pm
New Zealand's national airline on Wednesday posted a 45 percent increase in annual profit and said it expects to benefit from the fuel efficiency of 787-9 Dreamliners it is adding to its fleet.
The Associated Press | posted Aug 26th - 9:31pm
Air China says its six-month profit fell by more than half as the weakening yuan raised financing costs and other expenses.
The Associated Press | posted Aug 26th - 9:21pm
New Zealand dairy giant Fonterra said Wednesday it's forming a partnership with China's Beingmate to help meet growing demand for infant formula in the world's most populous nation.
Justin Pritchard, Associated Press | posted Aug 26th - 8:20pm
West Coast dockworkers and their employers say they have reached a tentative agreement on the difficult issue of health care, a major hurdle in contract negotiations at the ports that are vital to U.S. trade.
Rebecca Boone, Associated Press | posted Aug 26th - 6:51pm
An Idaho dairy industry group said Tuesday it didn't intend to deny media access to dairies when it mailed a letter to about 500 members urging them to turn down interview and tour requests.