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November 19, 2018 - 6:34 am
BANGKOK (AP) — Microsoft, Google and other major technology companies have promised to help provide training in digital skills for around 20 million people in Southeast Asia by 2020 to make sure the region's burgeoning working-age population is a fit for the future job market. The World Economic...
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From left, an aide to the Russian Prosecutor General Mikhail Alexandrov, Russian Prosecutor General spokesman Alexander Kurennoi, and an aide to the Russian Prosecutor General Nikolai Atmoniev attend a news conference in Moscow, Russia, Monday, Nov. 19, 2018. Russian prosecutors on Monday announced new charges against Bill Browder, accusing him of forming a criminal group to embezzle funds in Russia. They also said they suspect Magnitsky's death in prison was a poisoning and said they have a "theory" Browder is behind the poisoning. (AP Photo/Pavel Golovkin)
November 19, 2018 - 6:33 am
MOSCOW (AP) — Russian prosecutors on Monday announced a new criminal case against Kremlin critic Bill Browder, raising the pressure on him before European Union discussions about a set of sanctions he is advocating. They also revealed a "theory" that he could be behind the death of his employee,...
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November 19, 2018 - 6:28 am
COPENHAGEN, Denmark (AP) — The man who blew the whistle on a massive money laundering scheme through the Estonian branch of Denmark's Danske Bank, says the bank "deliberately ignored" the warning he made that dirty money was flowing, some from Russia. Howard Wilkinson says "there was a big smoke...
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FILE - In this Feb. 16, 2016, file photo, Chairman and CEO of Renault and Nissan Motor Co.'s Carlos Ghosn poses during the presentation in Monaco. Nissan Motor Co. says an internal investigation found that its chairman Ghosn has underreported his income and will be dismissed. (AP Photo/Lionel Cironneau/File)
November 19, 2018 - 6:20 am
TOKYO (AP) — Nissan Motor Co.'s high-flying chairman Carlos Ghosn is to be dismissed after the company said an internal investigation found he under-reported his income by millions of dollars and engaged in other "significant misconduct." The Japanese broadcaster NHK said Ghosn was arrested Monday...
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FILE - In this Feb. 16, 2016, file photo, Chairman and CEO of Renault and Nissan Motor Co.'s Carlos Ghosn poses during the presentation in Monaco. Nissan Motor Co. says an internal investigation found that its chairman Ghosn has underreported his income and will be dismissed. (AP Photo/Lionel Cironneau/File)
November 19, 2018 - 6:08 am
TOKYO (AP) — Nissan Motor Co.'s high-flying chairman Carlos Ghosn is to be dismissed after the company said an internal investigation found he under-reported his income and engaged in other "significant misconduct." The Japanese broadcaster NHK said Ghosn was arrested Monday after he voluntarily...
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FILE - In this Oct. 6, 2017, file photo, Renault and Nissan Motor Co.'s chairman Carlos Ghosn listens during a media conference outside Paris, France. Nissan Motor Co. says an internal investigation found that its chairman, Carlos Ghosn, has underreported his income. The auto company said he will be dismissed. (AP Photo/Michel Euler, File)
November 19, 2018 - 5:47 am
TOKYO (AP) — The Latest on Nissan Motor Co.'s chairman Carlos Ghosn and allegations he underreported income. (all times local): 7:50 p.m. Shares in European carmaker Renault are diving after alliance partner Nissan announced that Chairman Carlos Ghosn had been under-reporting his income and will be...
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FILE - In this Jan. 9, 2017, file photo, Carlos Ghosn, Chairman of the Board and Chief Executive Officer of Nissan Motor Co., Ltd., speaks at the North American International Auto Show in Detroit. Nissan said Monday, Nov. 19, 2018, an internal investigation found Chairman Carlos Ghosn under-reported his income and he will be dismissed. (AP Photo/Paul Sancya, File)
November 19, 2018 - 5:31 am
TOKYO (AP) — Nissan Motor Co. said Monday that it will dismiss its chairman, Brazilian-born Carlos Ghosn after finding that he under-reported his income "over many years," among other allegations of misconduct. The Yokohama-based company said the violations were discovered during an investigation...
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Occupy Central leaders, from right, Tanya Chan, Chan Kin Man, Benny Tai, Chu Yiu Ming and Lee Wing Tat shout slogans before entering a court in Hong Kong, Monday, Nov. 19, 2018. Nine leaders of the 2014 Hong Kong pro-democracy movement stand trial. The co-founders of the "Occupy Central" campaign - legal Prof. Benny Tai Yiu-Ting, sociology professor Chan Kin-man and retired pastor Chu Yiu-ming - are facing charges related to the planning and implementation of the campaign which became part of the large-scale pro-democracy Umbrella Movement protests which were carried out 79 days between September and December 2014. (AP Photo/Vincent Yu)
November 19, 2018 - 5:29 am
HONG KONG (AP) — Hong Kong protest leaders who went on trial Monday for spearheading pro-democracy demonstrations in 2014 said their prosecution threatens the future of civil rights in the territory, where fears have grown of Beijing's growing influence. "What is on trial is not just the nine of us...
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FILE - In this Jan. 9, 2017, file photo, Carlos Ghosn, Chairman of the Board and Chief Executive Officer of Nissan Motor Co., Ltd., speaks at the North American International Auto Show in Detroit. Nissan said Monday, Nov. 19, 2018, an internal investigation found Chairman Carlos Ghosn under-reported his income and he will be dismissed. (AP Photo/Paul Sancya, File)
November 19, 2018 - 5:12 am
TOKYO (AP) — The Latest on Nissan Motor Co.'s chairman Carlos Ghosn and allegations he underreported income. (all times local): 5:10 p.m. Nissan Motor Co. says an internal investigation found that its chairman, Carlos Ghosn, has underreported his income. The Japanese automaker said he will be...
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FILE - In this Jan. 9, 2017, file photo, Carlos Ghosn, Chairman of the Board and Chief Executive Officer of Nissan Motor Co., Ltd., speaks at the North American International Auto Show in Detroit. Nissan said Monday, Nov. 19, 2018, an internal investigation found Chairman Carlos Ghosn under-reported his income and he will be dismissed. (AP Photo/Paul Sancya, File)
November 19, 2018 - 4:54 am
TOKYO (AP) — Japanese media reported Monday that Tokyo prosecutors are questioning Carlos Ghosn, the man credited with helping engineer a remarkable turnaround at Nissan Motor Co., over allegations he underreported millions of dollars in income. Nissan, based in Yokohama, said it was looking into...
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