The government failed to notify his family, however, inflaming the debate about the white-collar death penalty and political corruption.
Unless you have a Steinway, your grandmother's much-loved black-and-white ivory keys are destined to join many others in the landfill.
She recently apologized for her concert in Turkmenistan, but celebrities have long traded hefty paychecks to appear in questionable venues.
A new study says Asia-Pacific nations are ramping up their defense industries and will outspend America and Europe by the end of the decade.
KFC's founder is a cultural icon in Japan, which is one reason why the chain's Japanese chief wanted the outfit.
They want severance. He says they're not fired. The standoff highlights the vulnerable position foreign companies are in.
The continent is home to 5 of the fastest-growing countries, and the likes of GE, GM and P&G are making big investments there.
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