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2015/01/28 16:03
2015/01/28 16:03
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Pope Francis says, in his Apostolic Exhortations, that income inequality is the root of social ills. Unfortunately, while the world – including the very rich – praise him for his charisma and...
2015/01/28 16:03
2015/01/28 16:03
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2015/01/28 13:38
2015/01/28 13:38
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... travel on the road less travelled Gandhiji believed in creating from among the youth a cadre of inspiring and competent role models. These change agents, he believed, would have the courage of...
2015/01/28 13:30
2015/01/28 13:30
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The global condemnation of the December 30th terrorist attack on the Gambia's presidency continues, with the country's ambassadors in Senegal and Turkey being the latest to join the disapproval of...
2015/01/28 03:37
2015/01/28 03:37
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... the focus, among others, on how to move the Asean agenda forward, especially in the context of Asean community building. At the retreat, Malaysia will also share with other member states, its...
2015/01/28 02:42
2015/01/28 02:42
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... universal health insurance because they see it as fundamentally antithetical to a free society. “If we persevere in our quixotic quest for a fetishized medical equality we will sacrifice...
2015/01/27 23:49
2015/01/27 23:49
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KUALA LUMPUR: Debt repayments have been indentified as one of the key factors curbing Malaysians from saving for retirement, according to HSBC Bank Malaysia Bhd. Head of retail banking and wealth...
2015/01/27 20:19
2015/01/27 20:19
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... shot a policewoman and four hostages at a kosher grocery in Paris, with a gun in front of an Islamic State emblem. (Militant video via AP) The following is a guest post from University...
2015/01/27 01:57
2015/01/27 01:57
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SINGAPORE: In a speech at the Institute of Policy Studies’ annual Singapore Perspectives conference on Monday (Jan 26), Mr Bilahari Kausikan, Ambassador-at-Large and former permanent secretary at the...
2015/01/26 18:09
2015/01/26 18:09
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... would that damage growth? There are two main arguments – but, on closer examination, neither of them stack up. The first argument is that the rich, in the economic jargon, have a lower...
2015/01/26 16:17
2015/01/26 16:17
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If students can grasp the basic concepts of literacy and numeracy at early childhood level it will make the move up to school easier. Photo / Chris Gorman Yesterday Auckland celebrated its birthday....
2015/01/25 18:02
2015/01/25 18:02
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... and commuters. Filipinos are generally a charitable lot and tolerate the presence of needy children even if they might be bad for business. But these kids can be aggressive in their...
2015/01/25 00:50
2015/01/25 00:50
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... says corporate captain Datuk Seri Nazir Razak. HE’S a top corporate leader and runs one of the biggest investment banks in the region. But CIMB Group Holdings Bhd chairman Datuk Seri Nazir...
2015/01/24 20:27
2015/01/24 20:27
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... nation this decade, experts warn, as a dwindling labor force poses a structural challenge to economic growth. "An imminent issue Taiwan will face is population aging, it seems the aging trend...
2015/01/24 18:34
2015/01/24 18:34
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... an international school in Thailand. Pic: Daniel Maxwell. By Daniel Maxwell With the arrival of 2015 and the opening of the ASEAN Economic Community (AEC), we will soon see if Thailand’s...
2015/01/24 11:00
2015/01/24 11:00
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The party manifesto, the first part of which was released on Friday, promised to bring down power bills by almost 50 per cent while waiving the "inflated water bills" generated after the Congress was...
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2015/01/23 02:57
2015/01/23 02:57
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SINGAPORE: Opposition party the Singapore Democratic Party (SDP) has set out its economic vision for Singapore, calling for a move away from the ruling People’s Action Party’s economic strategy of...
2015/01/22 16:20
2015/01/22 16:20
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DAVOS, Switzerland--(BUSINESS WIRE)--A group of leading companies in the insurance industry announced today that they have established a micro insurance consortium and micro insurance venture...
2015/01/22 14:57
2015/01/22 14:57
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SINGAPORE: Local artist Ho Tzu Nyen has won the Grand Prize Award at the third Asia Pacific Breweries Foundation Signature Art Prize. His winning work, PYTHAGORAS, is an installation piece with...
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2015/01/19 17:24
2015/01/19 17:24
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A new year has brought renewed concern around the vexed and complex issue of housing affordability. The 11th Annual Demographia International Housing Affordability Survey (which covers nine...
2015/01/18 11:40
2015/01/18 11:40
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... Future with Science and Technology” Her Royal Highness Princess Maha Chakri Sirindhorn of Thailand 1 Good evening, and a warm welcome to this year’s Global Young Scientists Summit 2015...
2015/01/28 16:03
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