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SE Asian tech: what’s the draw for China’s internet giants?

China’s internet giants are ramping up investment in India and Southeast Asia, highlighting the potential for growth in the regions’ vibrant tech scenes and positioning them as the next battlegrounds in their bid for global dominance. 1,439 more words



It’s that time of year again when sunrise is a little later in the morning and the weather generates spectacular cloud formations for us to enjoy. 45 more words

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Pennsylvania Derby Picks and Analysis by Brian Leckie

The Pennsylvania Derby has emerged in recent years as a legitimate Grade 1 race for three year olds, continuing the series beyond the Travers Stakes, and has become a successful Breeders’ Cup prep race for this group. 1,714 more words

Horse Racing

Pauline Revere warns the Russians are coming

Speech is power, speech is to persuade, to convert, to compel.

– Ralph Waldo Emerson

The Left’s hysteria over “Russian influence”, to “Russian collusion” and now “Russian interference” resonates like a McCarthyite Red Scare. 

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New group member Jay!

Welcome to Jie (also known as Jay!), who has just joined the FRG as a one-year China Scholarship Council (CSC)-sponsored visitor.  Jie is from the… 35 more words


New York State Issues New Regulations Regarding Cost of Insurance (COI) Increases

In November of last year we reported on a regulation floated by the New York State Department of Financial Services to “govern life insurance company practices related to increases in the premiums” of life insurance and annuity policies. 371 more words

Policy Management

Life in Madison in the 50's

Thanks to our “Arizona Correspondent” Charlie Lanphear for sending this link highlighting a memorable photo snapshot scrapbook:

“Take a look back at what life in Madison was like in the 1950s with this collection of Wisconsin Historical Society photos.”

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