Taiwan rides soft power wave as democracies sour on China

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TAIPEI — Taiwan cannot match the economic or military might of China.Yet as Beijing doubles down on its belligerent words and actions toward its smaller neighbor, Taiwan is reaping the benefits of soft power as China’s image declines.Harvard University announced last week it has relocated its overseas Mandarin program from Beijing to Taipei — a…

COVID Vigilantes Crowdsource Pandemic Safety Tips for Consumers | Healthiest Communities Health News | US News

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COVID vigilantes have cropped up in multiple cities, appearing where safety guidelines are lax despite high numbers of positive cases.(Getty Stock Images) By Morgan Gonzales ATHENS, Ga.— Melissa Lee had more to deal with than funeral planning when her husband, Dan Lee, died by suicide in January.She also was faced with continuing Dan’s 1,400-member Facebook…

What’s inside the U.S. Treasury’s latest proposal to track and report bank accounts to the IRS? – CBS News

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The U.S.Treasury is amending a plan to track more Americans’ bank accounts to limit tax evasion by the wealthy after the proposal garnered severe pushback from the finance industry and conservative politicians. Under the proposal, first introduced in May, banks would report to the Internal Revenue Service several new pieces of information from U.S.bank account:…

Inside Treasury’s proposal to track more Americans’ bank accounts

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The U.S.Treasury is amending a plan to track more Americans’ bank accounts to limit tax evasion by the wealthy after the proposal garnered severe pushback from the finance industry and conservative politicians. Under the proposal, first introduced in May, banks would report to the Internal Revenue Service several new pieces of information from U.S.bank account:…

Restrictions placed on indoor and outdoor gatherin

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Restrictions placed on indoor and outdoor gatherings are being lifted in British Columbia as the two-dose vaccine requirement for people attending them kicks in. The revision to the provincial health order is effective Monday, Oct.25, and comes as two doses of a COVID-19 vaccine are required for anyone over 12 to access those gatherings. The…

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