Government pensions and social security

Taiwanese President Tsai Ing-wen waits to cast her ballot at a polling station, Saturday, Nov. 24, 2018, in Taipei, Taiwan. Taiwanese began voting in midterm local elections Saturday seen as a referendum on the independence-leaning administration of President Tsai, amid growing pressure from the island's powerful rival China. (Chang Haoan/ Pool Photo via AP)
November 24, 2018 - 10:34 am
TAIPEI, Taiwan (AP) — Taiwan's ruling party was handed a major defeat Saturday in local elections seen as a referendum on the administration of the island's independence-leaning president amid growing economic and political pressure from China. Soon after the results came in, President Tsai Ing-wen...
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Taiwanese President Tsai Ing-wen, second right, lines up with people at a polling station, Saturday, Nov. 24, 2018, in Taipei, Taiwan. Taiwanese began voting in midterm local elections Saturday seen as a referendum on the independence-leaning administration of President Tsai, amid growing pressure from the island's powerful rival China. (AP Photo/Chiang Ying-ying)
November 23, 2018 - 10:48 pm
TAIPEI, Taiwan (AP) — Taiwanese began voting in midterm local elections Saturday seen as a referendum on the independence-leaning administration of President Tsai Ing-wen, amid growing pressure from the island's powerful rival China. The elections that follow Tsai's landslide victory in 2016 will...
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Taiwanese President Tsai Ing-wen, center, speaks to journalists after a vote in local elections in New Taipei City, Taiwan Saturday, Nov. 24, 2018. Taiwanese have begun voting in midterm local elections seen as a referendum on the administration of President Tsai, amid growing pressure from the island's powerful rival China. (Kyodo News via AP)
November 23, 2018 - 10:24 pm
TAIPEI, Taiwan (AP) — Taiwanese began voting in midterm local elections Saturday seen as a referendum on the independence-leaning administration of President Tsai Ing-wen, amid growing pressure from the island's powerful rival China. The elections that follow Tsai's landslide victory in 2016 will...
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An elderly man smokes a cigar during a rally in Athens, Tuesday, Nov. 20, 2018. Hundreds of pensioners protested demanding a return of funds lost as part of austerity measures. (AP Photo/Thanassis Stavrakis)
November 21, 2018 - 11:59 am
ATHENS, Greece (AP) — Greece's bailout creditors have approved a request by the country to scrap pension cuts planned in 2019 after the country delivered a strong budget performance. In a report published Wednesday, the European Commission said the previously agreed cuts were no longer considered...
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An elderly man smokes a cigar during a rally in Athens, Tuesday, Nov. 20, 2018. Hundreds of pensioners protested demanding a return of funds lost as part of austerity measures. (AP Photo/Thanassis Stavrakis)
November 21, 2018 - 9:33 am
ATHENS, Greece (AP) — Greece's bailout creditors have approved a request by the country to scrap pension cuts planned in 2019 after the country delivered a strong budget performance. In a report published Wednesday, the European Commission said the previously agreed cuts were no longer considered...
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An elderly man smokes a cigar during a rally in Athens, Tuesday, Nov. 20, 2018. Hundreds of pensioners protested demanding a return of funds lost as part of austerity measures. (AP Photo/Thanassis Stavrakis)
November 21, 2018 - 7:58 am
ATHENS, Greece (AP) — Greece's bailout creditors have approved a request by the country to scrap pension cuts planned in 2019 after the country delivered a strong budget performance. In a report published Wednesday, the European Commission said the previously agreed cuts were no longer considered...
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European Commission Vice-President Valdis Dombrovskis speaks during a media conference at EU headquarters in Brussels, Wednesday, Nov. 21, 2018. A top EU official says Italy's draft budget for next year is in breach of the rulebook underpinning the euro and he is signaling the start of a legal procedure against the country over the spending plan.(AP Photo/Virginia Mayo)
November 21, 2018 - 7:20 am
BRUSSELS (AP) — The European Commission warned Italy on Wednesday that its budget plans are in serious breach of the rules underpinning the euro single currency and that the country could face legal action. The European Union's executive arm, which supervises national budget plans, has invited...
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Anti-Brexit supporter Steve Bray from south Wales, runs after a car carrying former UK Independence Party leader Nigel Farage outside the Houses of Parliament in London, Thursday Nov. 15, 2018. Two British Cabinet ministers, including Brexit Secretary Dominic Raab, resigned Thursday in opposition to the divorce deal struck by Prime Minister Theresa May with the EU — a major blow to her authority and her ability to get the deal through Parliament. the Houses of Parliament in London, Thursday, Nov. 15, 2018.(AP Photo/Matt Dunham)
November 15, 2018 - 12:42 pm
LONDON (AP) — The Latest on Britain's departure from the European Union (all times local): 5:30 p.m. British Prime Minister Theresa May says if politicians reject her Brexit deal, it will set the country on "a path of deep and grave uncertainty." Defiant in the face of mounting criticism, May said...
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Pro-Brexit, Conservative lawmaker Jacob Rees-Mogg gestures as he speaks to the media outside the Houses of Parliament in London, Thursday, Nov. 15, 2018. A pro-Brexit group of Conservative lawmakers says one of its leaders, Jacob Rees-Mogg, is formally calling for a vote of no-confidence in Prime Minister Theresa May. Two British Cabinet ministers, including Brexit Secretary Dominic Raab, resigned Thursday in opposition to the divorce deal struck by Prime Minister Theresa May with the EU — a major blow to her authority and her ability to get the deal through Parliament.(AP Photo/Matt Dunham)
November 15, 2018 - 10:23 am
LONDON (AP) — The Latest on Britain's departure from the European Union (all times local): 3:20 p.m. Businesses and trade groups have given tentative approval to the draft Brexit deal while also calling for more details, highlighting lingering questions about the final agreement. It's a "positive...
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Pro-Brexit, Conservative lawmaker Jacob Rees-Mogg gestures as he speaks to the media outside the Houses of Parliament in London, Thursday, Nov. 15, 2018. A pro-Brexit group of Conservative lawmakers says one of its leaders, Jacob Rees-Mogg, is formally calling for a vote of no-confidence in Prime Minister Theresa May. Two British Cabinet ministers, including Brexit Secretary Dominic Raab, resigned Thursday in opposition to the divorce deal struck by Prime Minister Theresa May with the EU — a major blow to her authority and her ability to get the deal through Parliament.(AP Photo/Matt Dunham)
November 15, 2018 - 9:14 am
LONDON (AP) — The Latest on Britain's departure from the European Union (all times local): 1:55 p.m. A leader of the pro-Brexit faction in Britain's Conservative Party has confirmed that he's filed a letter of no-confidence in British Prime Minister Theresa May and that he thinks former Foreign...
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