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IRS: Shutdown will delay tax filing season

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IRS: Tax season delayed 1-2 weeks because of government shutdown
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Oil Shortage Feared by 2020 as Discoveries Fall to Record Low

Oil Shortage Feared by 2020 as Discoveries Fall to Record Low | EconMatters | Scoop.it
Global oil discoveries fell to a record low in 2016, the International Energy Agency says, raising fresh concerns about the potential for a petroleum-supply shortage.
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Amazon to establish 1st Taiwan office 

Amazon to establish 1st Taiwan office  | EconMatters | Scoop.it
E-commerce giant Amazon will set up an office in Taiwan under Global Selling Program
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Death of Giant Rabbit Adds to United Airlines Woes

Death of Giant Rabbit Adds to United Airlines Woes | EconMatters | Scoop.it
is the offspring of Darius, which the Guinness World Records lists as the world's longest rabbit at 4 feet 3 inches (1.22 meters).
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U.S. Steel suffers biggest stock collapse since going public 26 years ago

U.S. Steel suffers biggest stock collapse since going public 26 years ago | EconMatters | Scoop.it
U.S. Steel’s stock plunges toward the biggest one-day drop since it went public in April 1991, after the steelmaker stunned investors by reporting a large first-quarter loss.
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China's 'Dancing Aunties' Take Over Highway in Traffic Jam

China's 'Dancing Aunties' Take Over Highway in Traffic Jam | EconMatters | Scoop.it
By Asia Pop Culture Ever wonder what to do if you are in the middle of a back-to-back traffic jam like the picture here? Som
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China’s Ford Sales Down by 21%

China’s Ford Sales Down by 21% | EconMatters | Scoop.it
Ford Motor faced a serious speed breaker in the Chinese market during the first quarter of the current financial year as the U.S. auto giant has reported a sharp 21 percent decline in sales. The flattening of its sales in China represents a growing challenge for Ford in the world's largest auto market.
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Numbeo.com: Taipei third safest city in the world

Numbeo.com: Taipei third safest city in the world | EconMatters | Scoop.it
Taipei is ranked as the third safest city in the world according to the Crime Index 2017 compiled by Numbeo.com, only trailing slightly behind Abu Dhabi of United Arab Emirates and Munich of Germany.
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What Is Up with China's Korean Ban?

What Is Up with China's Korean Ban? | EconMatters | Scoop.it
By Asia Pop Culture Beijing has issued a “Korean restriction order” as a retaliation after South Korea granted land for Termina
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Chinese tourists traveling abroad spent $261 billion last year, more than double their US counterparts

Chinese tourists traveling abroad spent $261 billion last year, more than double their US counterparts | EconMatters | Scoop.it
While Chinese tourists traveling abroad may bring a bit of trouble
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One Tiger Mom Gone Totally Postal in China (Video)

One Tiger Mom Gone Totally Postal in China (Video) | EconMatters | Scoop.it

Shanghaiist reported a very disturbing event via a cell phone video which has gone viral on Chinese social media.

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Ang Lee chosen as 10th best director of the century | Taiwan News

Ang Lee chosen as 10th best director of the century | Taiwan News | EconMatters | Scoop.it
Tsai Ming-liang named as No.32, Hou Hsiao-hsien as No.36.Movie website 'They Shoot Pictures, Don't They?' named Ang Lee as the 10th best film director of the 21st century.
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Smoking on track to kill 200 million in China this century, WHO says

Smoking on track to kill 200 million in China this century, WHO says | EconMatters | Scoop.it
In the latest alarming statistic concerning China's smoking addiction, the World
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Japan's National Potato Chip Crisis

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By Asia Pop Culture Japanese citizens are in crisis mode again... Graphic Source: Twitter @Sekahita Relax, this is not a tsunam
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A Struggling ESPN Lays Off Many On-Air Personalities

A Struggling ESPN Lays Off Many On-Air Personalities | EconMatters | Scoop.it
Trent Dilfer, Jayson Stark and Ed Werder were among the many personalities laid off.
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Taiwan ranks top in Asia in media freedom

Taiwan ranks top in Asia in media freedom | EconMatters | Scoop.it
Reporters without Borders (RWB) released its annual 2017 World Press Freedom Index.Taiwan advanced six positions and ranks no. 45 among the world
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America’s Rich Get Richer and the Poor Get Replaced by Robots

America’s Rich Get Richer and the Poor Get Replaced by Robots | EconMatters | Scoop.it
America’s working class is falling further behind.
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Oil prices rise after big draw in US crude inventories; gasoline sinks on fuel stock build

Oil prices rise after big draw in US crude inventories; gasoline sinks on fuel stock build | EconMatters | Scoop.it
Oil prices edged higher on Wednesday after government data showed a surprisingly large drop in U.S. crude inventories, countering an earlier industry report.
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Richard Gere says he's been blacklisted from Hollywood because China hates him

Richard Gere says he's been blacklisted from Hollywood because China hates him | EconMatters | Scoop.it
Have you noticed that Richard Gere hasn't been in any big
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United Airlines Sued by Another Passenger Over Alleged Seat Shift

United Airlines Sued by Another Passenger Over Alleged Seat Shift | EconMatters | Scoop.it
United Airlines has another passenger complaint to deal with -- this time in court.
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Oil Producers Deliver Cuts. Oil Market Delivers Nothing.

Oil Producers Deliver Cuts. Oil Market Delivers Nothing. | EconMatters | Scoop.it
OPEC members and 11 other nations are trying to reduce the global surplus
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Only in China: 'Building Shaker' to Avenge Noisy Neighbors

Only in China: 'Building Shaker' to Avenge Noisy Neighbors | EconMatters | Scoop.it
By Asia Pop Culture Unless you live on acres of land with no nearby neighbors, you most likely have been annoyed by some of the thing
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Trump angers Koreans by saying Korea 'used to be part of China' following history lesson from Xi

Trump angers Koreans by saying Korea 'used to be part of China' following history lesson from Xi | EconMatters | Scoop.it
Last week, US President Donald Trump said that he had received
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Defense treaty with Japan covers Diaoyutai: Vice President Pence 

Defense treaty with Japan covers Diaoyutai: Vice President Pence  | EconMatters | Scoop.it
Pence made statement during visit to USS Ronald Reagan.The U.S.-Japan defense treaty covers all territories administered by Japan, including the islands known as the Diaoyutai in Taiwan, U.S. Vice President Mike Pence said Wednesday.
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Watch: Hardworking Chinese Robots Sorting 200,000 Packages a Day

Watch: Hardworking Chinese Robots Sorting 200,000 Packages a Day | EconMatters | Scoop.it

While the Chinese economy may not be as robust as it used to be, China still delivered over 30 billion packages in 2016....

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Expats name Shanghai as their favorite Chinese city for fifth year in a row

Expats name Shanghai as their favorite Chinese city for fifth year in a row | EconMatters | Scoop.it
For yet another year, Shanghai has reaffirmed its position as the
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