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FACTBOX: Why Investors Can´t Get Enough Bad Chinese Debt

December 12, 2013 12:45 am

Chinese 'bad bank' Cinda jumped 23% at the open on its trading debut. The $2.5 bln IPO is Hong Kong's largest this year. The IPO attracted 10 cornerstone investors, including Norway's sovereign wealth fund and hedge fund Och-Ziff. Back in 1999, China's leaders created Cinda as one of four 'bad loan' banks. Cinda president Zang […]

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Controversial Albany development clears major hurdle

December 11, 2013 11:54 pm

The University of California’s plan to bring a retail and housing development to a plot of land in Albany cleared another major hurdle Wednesday night. The Albany Planning Commission has approved the development project on the Gill Tract. UC owns the lot and wants to build a Sprout’s Farmers Market, a 175 unit senior housing […]

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Suspected Gunman in US University Causes Lockdown

December 11, 2013 11:44 pm

U.S. police shuts down the American University while they hunt for a suspected gunman. The Washington, D.C. school's website said it was in a lockdown for about two hours. The university said the suspect was in custody, and the D.C. police have reported there were no injuries caused to anyone. No details about the suspect […]

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Noelle-HOMELESS VIGIL

December 11, 2013 11:35 pm

Noelle-HOMELESS VIGIL

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SAN JOSE: Homeless men who died of exposure remembered

December 11, 2013 11:35 pm

A crowd gathered in a vacant lot in San Jose Wednesday evening, candles in hand, to honor the four men who recently died from exposure to the cold.

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Heather-GILL TRACT

December 11, 2013 11:33 pm

Heather-GILL TRACT

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ALBANY: Albany Planning Commission approves Gill Tract development project

December 11, 2013 11:33 pm

The University of California's plan to bring a retail and housing development to a plot of land in Albany cleared another major hurdle Wednesday night.

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New e-cig laws will treat devices like real cigarettes

December 11, 2013 11:31 pm

Officials in Union City say their new rules surrounding the popular e-cigs are the strictest in the country. The regulations will treat electronic cigarettes exactly as if they were a real pack of cigarettes. Some users say the e-cigs are a healthier way to get a nicotine fix. “It reduced my asthma, so my breathing […]

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New e-cig laws will restrict devices like real cigarettes

December 11, 2013 11:31 pm

Officials in Union City say their new rules surrounding the popular e-cigs are the strictest in the country. The regulations will treat electronic cigarettes exactly as if they were a real pack of cigarettes. Some users say the e-cigs are a healthier way to get a nicotine fix. “It reduced my asthma, so my breathing […]

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TREASURE ISLAND AMBER 1OPM PKG

December 11, 2013 11:06 pm

TREASURE ISLAND AMBER 1OPM PKG

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