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Philippines deports 279 Taiwanese in online fraud

September 19, 2012 • BusinessComments Off

Taiwanese, suspected of being members of a fraud syndicate, wave from the window of their bus as they arrive at Manila’s International Airport, Philippines early Wednesday Sept. 19, 2012. About 279 Taiwanese were deported following their arrest for alleged online fraud. One died while others began falling ill in crowded makeshift detention facilities,...

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Olympic medalist’s latest setback is bankruptcy

September 19, 2012 • BusinessComments Off

FILE – In this Sept. 27, 2000, file photo, USA’s Rulon Gardner waves the American flag following his gold medal win against three-time Olympic gold medalist Alexandre Kareline, of Russia, in the Greco-Roman 130 kg final wrestling match at the...

Striking SA miners sign deal to end 5-week strike

September 19, 2012 • BusinessComments Off

Miners sing and dance whilst holding South African bank notes in Lonmin Platinum Mine near Rustenburg, South Africa, Tuesday, Sept. 18, 2012. Striking miners have accepted a company offer of a 22% overall pay increase to end more than five weeks of crippling...

Sesame Street’s next chapter: Elmo talks back

September 19, 2012 • BusinessComments Off

In this Sept. 5, 2012, photo, from left, Zoe Shyba, 3, and Aidan Lain, 7, play “Kinect Sesame Street TV” at the Sesame Street Workshop in New York. “Kinect Sesame Street TV”, launching Tuesday, Sept. 18, 2012, uses Kinect, a motion and...

Mulberry, Illincic wrap up London Fashion Week

September 19, 2012 • Business, EntertainmentComments Off

A model on the catwalk during the Roksanda Ilincic spring/summer 2013 London Fashion Week show, at the Savoy Hotel in central London Tuesday Sept. 18, 2012.(AP Photo/ Yui Mok/PA) UNITED KINGDOM OUT NO SALES NO ARCHIVE LONDON (AP) — The models have packed...

See Killgo’s for expert brake work, ‘alinements’ and parts

September 18, 2012 • Local Business ReviewComments Off

Harold “Hugo” Killgo checks the camber and caster on a pickup during an alinement. Harold “Hugo” Killgo has specialized in brake and front-end work for fifty-two years. Killgo’s Brake and Alinement, 1508 West Second St., is the place to go...

Shell’s Arctic offshore drilling suffers setback

September 18, 2012 • BusinessComments Off

The Arctic Challenger is at the Port of Bellingham International Dock Monday, Sept. 17, 2012, in Bellingham, Wa. Safety equipment that Shell Oil volunteered to put into place for drilling off the coast of Alaska is complicating the company’s quest to reach...

For S. Korean men, makeup a foundation for success

September 18, 2012 • BusinessComments Off

In this Friday, Aug. 10, 2012 photo, Cho Gil-nam, a 27-year-old insurance fraud investigator, shops for skincare and makeup products at a cosmetics store in Seoul, South Korea. The metamorphosis of South Korean men from macho to makeup over the last decade or...

Homeowners association members face violence

September 18, 2012 • BusinessComments Off

A view of Mahmoud Hindi’s in Louisville, Ky. on Friday, Sept. 7, 2012. Hindi is accused of shooting and killing one person and wounding another at a neighborhood meeting at the church last night. (AP Photo/The Courier-Journal, John Sommers II) NO SALES;...

Shiny metallics, plastics trending at London shows

September 18, 2012 • Business, EntertainmentComments Off

A model displays a design from Burberry Prorsum’s Spring/Summer 2013 collection, in Kensington, west London, during London Fashion Week, Monday Sept. 17, 2012. (AP Photo/Jonathan Short) LONDON (AP) — It looks like for some designers, next spring is...