Taiwan’s representative in Washington Stanley Kao is optimistic in the age of coronavirus

But from an official U.S. perspective, he isn’t actually an ambassador. Instead, as representative for the Taipei Economic and Cultural Representative Office, he’s a diplomat in a de facto sense, working out of a relatively modest Tenleytown office. Despite the chaos caused by the coronavirus, Kao feels optimistic about Taiwan’s place in the world and, […]

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Amy Dickinson
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ASK AMY: ‘Boy problems’ resurface in middle age

Dear Amy: I have a boy problem! Ugh, I don’t think I’ve said that since my late 20s. I am 40 now and until I met “him” just three months ago, I had pretty much decided I would be single forever. I was fine with that. Then HE came along. It was instant attraction for […]

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Enbridge Inc plan to grow in the age of pipeline opposition

CALGARY — At a time when building new pipelines has become increasingly challenging, North America’s largest pipeline company is looking to low-risk, conservative projects for growth. “We’ve adapted to this environment… It’s not just about growth, we’re focused on expansion, extension and optimization of the existing base, which will be very capital efficient,” Enbridge Inc […]

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Labour pledges £58bn to compensate women hit by pension age rise

Labour has pledged to compensate nearly 4 million women who lost out on thousands of pounds when the state pension age was increased. John McDonnell, the shadow chancellor, said the payments – estimated to total £58bn over five years – would settle a “historical debt of honour”. Individual payouts to women born in the Fifties could […]

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