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Channel NewsAsia
As Myanmar powerbrokers talk, could Suu Kyi emerge as president?NAYPYITAW/YANGON: As Aung San Suu Kyi's lawmakers smiled for the cameras at the
As Myanmar powerbrokers talk, could Suu Kyi emerge as president?
Channel NewsAsia / Posted 3 days ago
NAYPYITAW/YANGON: As Aung San Suu Kyi's lawmakers smiled for the cameras at the first sessions of Myanmar's parliament, a summit of generals convened at a base just minutes from the chamber. On every mind was the same question: who will be the... Read more
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The Star
As Myanmar powerbrokers talk, could Suu Kyi emerge as president?NAYPYITAW/YANGON (Reuters) - As Aung San Suu Kyi's lawmakers smiled for the cam
As Myanmar powerbrokers talk, could Suu Kyi emerge as president?
The Star / Posted 3 days ago
NAYPYITAW/YANGON (Reuters) - As Aung San Suu Kyi's lawmakers smiled for the cameras at the first sessions of Myanmar's parliament, a summit of generals convened at a base just minutes from the chamber. On every mind was the same question: who will be... Read more
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3d
Swissinfo
As Myanmar powerbrokers talk, could Suu Kyi emerge as president?By Antoni Slodkowski and Simon Webb NAYPYITAW/YANGON (Reuters) - As Aung San S
As Myanmar powerbrokers talk, could Suu Kyi emerge as president?
Swissinfo / Posted 3 days ago
By Antoni Slodkowski and Simon Webb NAYPYITAW/YANGON (Reuters) - As Aung San Suu Kyi's lawmakers smiled for the cameras at the first sessions of Myanmar's parliament, a summit of generals convened at a base just minutes from the chamber. On every... Read more
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3d
The Chattanoogan
Red Bank Advances To Finals In A-AA State DualsFRANKLIN, Tenn. – The Red Bank Lions are in the finals of the Class A-AA State
Red Bank Advances To Finals In A-AA State Duals
The Chattanoogan / Posted 3 days ago
FRANKLIN, Tenn. – The Red Bank Lions are in the finals of the Class A-AA State Duals while the Notre Dame Fighting Irish will be battling for a little self respect here at the Williamson County Agricultural Expo on Saturday. Friday was a short one... Read more
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Channel NewsAsia
Travel ban fuels talk of Myanmar constitutional challengeNAYPYITAW/YANGON: The party of Myanmar's Aung San Suu Kyi has instructed its la
Travel ban fuels talk of Myanmar constitutional challenge
Channel NewsAsia / Posted 7 days ago
NAYPYITAW/YANGON: The party of Myanmar's Aung San Suu Kyi has instructed its lawmakers not to leave the capital, rank-and-file members said, fuelling speculation of a legal bid to sidestep a clause in the constitution barring the democracy champion... Read more
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Swissinfo
Suu Kyi allies form Myanmar ruling party after decades of struggleBy Timothy Mclaughlin and Hnin Yadana Zaw NAYPYITAW (Reuters) - Hundreds of la
Suu Kyi allies form Myanmar ruling party after decades of struggle
Swissinfo / Posted 8 days ago
By Timothy Mclaughlin and Hnin Yadana Zaw NAYPYITAW (Reuters) - Hundreds of lawmakers from Aung San Suu Kyi's National League of Democracy were sworn into Myanmar's parliament on Monday, with enough seats to choose the country's first democratically... Read more
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11d
Channel NewsAsia
BOJ stuns markets with surprise move to negative interest ratesTOKYO: The Bank of Japan unexpectedly cut a benchmark interest rate below zero
BOJ stuns markets with surprise move to negative interest rates
Channel NewsAsia / Posted 11 days ago
TOKYO: The Bank of Japan unexpectedly cut a benchmark interest rate below zero on Friday, stunning investors with another bold move to stimulate the economy as volatile markets and slowing global growth threaten its efforts to overcome... Read more
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Channel NewsAsia
BOJ stuns markets with negative interest rate surpriseTOKYO: The Bank of Japan unexpectedly cut a benchmark interest rate below zero
BOJ stuns markets with negative interest rate surprise
Channel NewsAsia / Posted 11 days ago
TOKYO: The Bank of Japan unexpectedly cut a benchmark interest rate below zero on Friday, stunning investors with another bold move to revive the economy as volatile markets and slowing global growth threaten its efforts to beat deflation. Asian... Read more
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Swissinfo
Malaysia's top lawyer rejected advice to charge PM - sourceBy Rozanna Latiff and Praveen Menon KUALA LUMPUR (Reuters) - Malaysia's anti-g
Malaysia's top lawyer rejected advice to charge PM - source
Swissinfo / Posted 12 days ago
By Rozanna Latiff and Praveen Menon KUALA LUMPUR (Reuters) - Malaysia's anti-graft agency had recommended that Prime Minister Najib Razak be charged with criminal misappropriation, a source said, amid growing outrage after the premier was cleared of... Read more
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Channel NewsAsia
Unease stirs as Myanmar's Suu Kyi reaches out to former foesYANGON: When leaders of Aung San Suu Kyi's National League for Democracy huddle
Unease stirs as Myanmar's Suu Kyi reaches out to former foes
Channel NewsAsia / Posted 12 days ago
YANGON: When leaders of Aung San Suu Kyi's National League for Democracy huddled this month to discuss the transfer of power in Myanmar, they quickly reached decisions on who from the party should take the key posts in the next parliament. But as... Read more
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Swissinfo
Myanmar's incoming leader Suu Kyi holds talks with army chiefYANGON (Reuters) - Myanmar's democracy champion Aung San Suu Kyi has held talks
Myanmar's incoming leader Suu Kyi holds talks with army chief
Swissinfo / Posted 14 days ago
YANGON (Reuters) - Myanmar's democracy champion Aung San Suu Kyi has held talks on the transfer of power with army chief Min Aung Hlaing, before a parliament dominated by lawmakers from her National League for Democracy (NLD) convenes for the first... Read more
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Channel NewsAsia
Myanmar's incoming leader Suu Kyi holds talks with army chiefYANGON: Myanmar's democracy champion Aung San Suu Kyi has held talks on the tra
Myanmar's incoming leader Suu Kyi holds talks with army chief
Channel NewsAsia / Posted 14 days ago
YANGON: Myanmar's democracy champion Aung San Suu Kyi has held talks on the transfer of power with army chief Min Aung Hlaing, before a parliament dominated by lawmakers from her National League for Democracy (NLD) convenes for the first time next... Read more
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Reuters
More holes than fingers? Beijing struggles to plug capital flightU.S. 100 dollar banknotes and Chinese 100 yuan banknotes are seen in this file
More holes than fingers? Beijing struggles to plug capital flight
Reuters / Posted 15 days ago
U.S. 100 dollar banknotes and Chinese 100 yuan banknotes are seen in this file picture illustration in Beijing, China, January 21, 2016. SHANGHAI As a slick slide presentation runs for the well-heeled investors jammed into the banqueting hall of... Read more
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Channel NewsAsia
Vietnam's progressive PM not nominated for party leadershipHANOI: Top decision-makers in Vietnam's ruling Communist Party have agreed on o
Vietnam's progressive PM not nominated for party leadership
Channel NewsAsia / Posted 16 days ago
HANOI: Top decision-makers in Vietnam's ruling Communist Party have agreed on one nomination for each of the country's four key leadership posts, a top official said on Sunday, a line-up that excludes the country's powerful prime minister. The... Read more
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Swissinfo
U.S. student detained in North Korea 'over hotel incident'By James Pearson SEOUL (Reuters) - Otto Warmbier, the American university stud
U.S. student detained in North Korea 'over hotel incident'
Swissinfo / Posted 17 days ago
By James Pearson SEOUL (Reuters) - Otto Warmbier, the American university student being held by North Korea, was detained before boarding his flight to China over an unspecified incident that had taken place earlier in the trip at his hotel, his... Read more
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Channel NewsAsia
US student detained in North Korea 'over hotel incident'SEOUL: Otto Warmbier, the American university student being held by North Korea
US student detained in North Korea 'over hotel incident'
Channel NewsAsia / Posted 17 days ago
SEOUL: Otto Warmbier, the American university student being held by North Korea, was detained before boarding his flight to China over an unspecified incident that had taken place earlier in the trip at his hotel, his travel company told Reuters on... Read more
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Channel NewsAsia
As oil slump rocks Petronas, Malaysians brace for hard timesKUALA LUMPUR: When Malaysian oil giant Petronas announced sharp spending cuts a
As oil slump rocks Petronas, Malaysians brace for hard times
Channel NewsAsia / Posted 18 days ago
KUALA LUMPUR: When Malaysian oil giant Petronas announced sharp spending cuts and described a dismal outlook this week, it was confirmation for millions that they will struggle to make ends meet this year amid high costs, a plunging currency and... Read more
18d
Channel NewsAsia
Poor labourers paying price for India's cheap car boomFARIDABAD, India: In a dingy factory in the sprawling industrial hub of Manesar
Poor labourers paying price for India's cheap car boom
Channel NewsAsia / Posted 18 days ago
FARIDABAD, India: In a dingy factory in the sprawling industrial hub of Manesar in northern India, a plastic moulding machine malfunctioned, mangling Visheshwar Prasad Singh's right hand as he made parts for a supplier to the country's major... Read more
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18d
Reuters
As Chinese defaults rise, private placements sweep risks under matSHANGHAI Chinese brokers are directing large amounts of capital fleeing China's
As Chinese defaults rise, private placements sweep risks under mat
Reuters / Posted 18 days ago
SHANGHAI Chinese brokers are directing large amounts of capital fleeing China's tumbling stock market into high-yielding private debt, aiding embattled corporates but also raising risks for buyers including mutual funds, trusts and ultimately retail... Read more
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Channel NewsAsia
As dairy declines, New Zealand milks tourism boomWELLINGTON: New Zealand's booming tourism industry is emerging as a cornerstone
As dairy declines, New Zealand milks tourism boom
Channel NewsAsia / Posted 21 days ago
WELLINGTON: New Zealand's booming tourism industry is emerging as a cornerstone of an economy hit by declining dairy exports, but the hordes descending on silver screen locations such as Hobbiton are stretching the small island nation's... Read more
22d
Channel NewsAsia
China's yuan firms as central bank takes fresh step to curb speculationSHANGHAI: China's yuan firmed on Monday (Jan 18) as the central bank announced
China's yuan firms as central bank takes fresh step to curb speculation
Channel NewsAsia / Posted 22 days ago
SHANGHAI: China's yuan firmed on Monday (Jan 18) as the central bank announced new moves to curb offshore speculation in the currency, while stocks were volatile after the securities regulator blamed immature markets and inexperienced investors for... Read more
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26d
Channel NewsAsia
Giving up on stocks: China's retail investors seek safety firstSHANGHAI: As China's legions of retail investors flee the country's tumultuous
Giving up on stocks: China's retail investors seek safety first
Channel NewsAsia / Posted 26 days ago
SHANGHAI: As China's legions of retail investors flee the country's tumultuous equity markets, pushing stock prices down around 15 percent so far this year, money is flowing into perceived safe-haven assets such as domestic bonds, gold and the... Read more
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26d
FOX Business
Chinese Yuan Slips, Stocks Stage Late RallyChina's yuan currency slipped despite the efforts of the authorities on Thursda
Chinese Yuan Slips, Stocks Stage Late Rally
FOX Business / Posted 26 days ago
China's yuan currency slipped despite the efforts of the authorities on Thursday, as the gloom in global markets obscured signs that China's economy may not be weakening as fast as some investors had feared. After a fragile morning, the country's... Read more
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FOX Business
Chinese Yuan Slips, Stocks Stage Late RallyChina's yuan currency slipped despite the efforts of the authorities on Thursda
Chinese Yuan Slips, Stocks Stage Late Rally
FOX Business / Posted 26 days ago
China's yuan currency slipped despite the efforts of the authorities on Thursday, as the gloom in global markets obscured signs that China's economy may not be weakening as fast as some investors had feared. Continue Reading Below After a fragile... Read more
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Channel NewsAsia
Long March to Hollywood: China's richest man in step with BeijingBEIJING: Flanked by models in white sequin dresses, amid booming music and dazz
Long March to Hollywood: China's richest man in step with Beijing
Channel NewsAsia / Posted 26 days ago
BEIJING: Flanked by models in white sequin dresses, amid booming music and dazzling lights, China's richest man savoured his latest entertainment triumph this week, the announcement of a US$3.5 billion deal to take over a Hollywood blockbuster movie... Read more
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Reuters
Giving up on stocks: China's retail investors seek safety firstAn investor yawns in front of an electronic board showing stock information, af
Giving up on stocks: China's retail investors seek safety first
Reuters / Posted 26 days ago
An investor yawns in front of an electronic board showing stock information, after the new circuit breaker mechanism suspended today's stocks trading, in Shanghai, China, January 7, 2016. SHANGHAI As China's legions of retail investors flee the... Read more
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