Alife sciences company from Minnesota was forced to spend $25 million in legal costs and endangered future federal dealings in order to prove its innocence – an “extraordinary” move for a publicly traded business pursued by the Department of Justice, according to its attorney. At first, the DOJ’s Civil Division [...]
China's approach to economic planning has long been the envy of technocrats around the world. As Thomas Friedman once said on Meet the Press, "what if we could just be China for a day?" Given the various economic and political headwinds China is facing in 2016, choosing which day in [...]
Auto-part maker Minth Group, a supplier to General Motors, Volkswagen, Honda and other industry leaders, has announced that billionaire Chin Jong Hwa plans to step down as chairman and executive director and his 27-year-old daughter Chin Chien Ya will become an executive director of the company, subject to approvals at [...]
In 2015, medical tourism – a component of healthcare tourism – generated between US$60 and US$70 billion. Within five years, it is very likely that health tourism will generate at least twice these revenues. The transformation of healthcare globally is opening the floodgates for healthcare tourism. Medical tourism is where people [...]
CULVER CITY, CA - DECEMBER 07: Irrational Games co-founder Ken Levine speaks onstage during Spike TV's 10th annual Video Game Awards at Sony Studios on December 7, 2012 in Culver City, California. (Photo by Kevin Winter/Getty Images) Some have called it the Baldur’s Gate of Singapore and with such luminaries as [...]
Photo: Flickr user Todd Kravos We've written several times about how Congress closed some Social Security loopholes this year, particularly the "file-and-suspend" strategy, which put thousands of extra dollars in many couples' pockets.