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Insurance Dropouts Present a Challenge for Health Law

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Stephanie Douglas in Yazoo City, Miss., decided she could not afford her subsidized insurance premium just a few months after signing up. By ABBY GOODNOUGH October 11, 2015 YAZOO CITY, Miss. — Stephanie Douglas signed up for health insurance in January with the best intentions. She had suffered a stroke and needed ...

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Hanoi lists 89 new tax defaulters in 'name and shame' strategy

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 Hanoi tax office. Photo: Ngoc Thang With its recent name-and-shame policy proving to be successful, Hanoi’s tax office has released the names of another 89 businesses whose back taxes have amounted to nearly VND311.7 billion (US$ 13.78 million). Real estate company Quang Thai topped the list, recently published on the ...

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In California, Electric Cars Outpace Plugs, and Sparks Fly

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Electric vehicles charging in Mountain View, Calif. Scarcity of charging stations has led to fierce competition for available spots. By MATT RICHTEL October 10, 2015 SAN FRANCISCO — Of all the states, California has set the most ambitious targets for cutting emissions in coming decades, and an important pillar of its plan ...

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Samsung's 3Q Profit Surges Thanks to Components, Weak Won

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International Business By THE ASSOCIATED PRESS October 6, 2015 SEOUL, South Korea — Samsung Electronics announced a forecast-beating profit for the third quarter Wednesday but analysts said strong component sales and favorable currency exchange rates masked persistent weakness in its smartphone business. The South Korean company estimated that its operating profit for the ...

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