Taiwan: Taiwanese workers want a pay raise

Taiwanese workers are demanding a raise of 1.5% in the first tranche of annual pay increases they have been demanding since the end of the war.“We have waited for a long time, and now we are finally getting our pay,” said a 55-year-old Taiwanese-Chinese man, who did not give his surname.“I have been working for […]

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How Kobe Bryant helped bring the Lakers back from the brink

It was a night of celebration in a small town in South Dakota.The Lakers were in town for a game.Kobe Bryant and the Lakers were playing the Timberwolves.It was the Lakers’ homecoming, the culmination of a season of hard work, self-discovery and redemption.It was a Saturday night in February, and Bryant was wearing the number […]

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