Pay illegals with scrip

...recall that deployed military and U.S. civilian employees were not paid in American currency. While deployed to Southeast Asia, Japan and other locations, we were paid with "scrip."This payment format could readily be used for payments...

Stocks steady as investors focus on central bank support

...percent to 5,348.00. Hong Kong's Hang Seng retreated 0.2 percent to 23,116.25. Benchmarks in Taiwan and Southeast Asia rose.CURRENCIES: The dollar declined to 121.00 yen from Friday's 121.46 yen. The euro edged up to $1...

The Moving Wall is coming to Evans to deliver a moving experience

...a number of nations who participated in the war) commemorate the 50th anniversary of the beginning of the war in Southeast Asia and the 40th anniversary of the end of that war. The wall will be placed on the grounds of Platt's at 337 North...

Fed's China comments reinforce unease about growth prospects

...most of its Asian neighbors and weaker demand for industrial components has hurt suppliers in Japan, South Korea and Southeast Asia.The impact on the United States, which relies less on trade, is expected to be more modest. Mark Zandi, chief...

Global stocks sink on Fed rate hike expectations

...50 and China's Shanghai Composite Index finished 1.4 percent lower at 3,197.89. Stocks in Australia and Southeast Asia also were down but South Korea's Kospi turned up 1.4 percent to finish at 1,962.11. New Zealand stocks closed...

Augusta Muslims celebrate Eid al-Adha

...here from all over the world, really. We have Muslims here that are from the Middle East. Some, like me, from Southeast Asia. Caucasian families, African-American families, a couple of Chinese families," Syed said. "It's really...

Soccer fans in Southeast Asia have little interest in local teams

...national team.Many soccer fans in Southeast Asia care about European clubs more...wouldn't be here," he said.Southeast Asia is home to 620 million people...scrapped a single victory each.Southeast Asia's resilient economies and increasingly...

Polio cases plunge 96 percent in Southeast Asia

ATLANTA - Massive immuni-zation campaigns in Southeast Asia have all but eradicated polio from one of the last areas plagued by the paralyzing disease, the government said Thursday. Polio...

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Ex-Tiger coach finds success in new post in Southeast Asia

...That's what the 59-year-old Kriese has tried to do with his daunting new job. As the tennis technical director for Southeast Asia, he's been charged with coordinating the sports' efforts for 15 far-flung and, at times, culturally disparate...

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Airman's remains buried after missing 35 years in Southeast Asia

...returned from his last search-and-rescue mission, 35 years after his helicopter was shot down over the jungles of Southeast Asia. The Oklahoma native's remains, recovered earlier this year from a crash site inside Laos in the treacherous Ho...