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2014/04/24 13:19
2014/04/24 13:19
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To read more by the Wonkblog team, click here. (Photo by Gary Cameron/Reuters) Wonkbook’s Number of the Day: 397.7 million. That's the U.S. supply of crude oil in barrels, the highest value since...
2014/04/24 13:19
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2014/04/24 10:18
2014/04/24 10:18
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... continues to create shareholder value through a disciplined execution of our strategic business model,” said Stephen T. Zarrilli, President and CEO at Safeguard. “During the quarter, we led...
2014/04/24 08:29
2014/04/24 08:29
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Nigeria ranked 133 out of 148 countries on the 2014 Networked Readiness Index (NRI), according to the Global Information Technology Report (GITR) released yesterday. Published under the theme:...
2014/04/23 20:56
2014/04/23 20:56
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When the former NSW premier Barry O’Farrell was forced to resign over a bottle of $3000 Grange Hermitage, it was greeted with disbelief as well as admiration in China. Chinese citizens admire...
2014/04/23 16:05
2014/04/23 16:05
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Australia’s global competitiveness in using technology to improve our economy and support our society has deteriorated over the past 10 years. We ranked 18th this year, down from 9th in 2004 in the...
2014/04/23 10:03
2014/04/23 10:03
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... the first US president to visit Malaysia for nearly 50 years, seeking to put decades of uneasy relations behind him as both cast wary eyes on a rising China. Mindful of America's...
2014/04/20 13:45
2014/04/20 13:45
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MANILA, Philippines - One of the more compelling lessons learned in the rehabilitation of areas hit by Typhoon Haiyan (Yolanda) was the importance of restoring electricity to the local population....
2014/04/18 07:34
2014/04/18 07:34
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South Africa is a young country, with the age of the typical citizen being only 25. As the country goes to the polls next month, we asked political parties to tell us why young people should vote for...
2014/04/17 03:40
2014/04/17 03:40
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I2R showcases innovations FOR a world of increased productivity and efficiency Singapore – A*STAR’s Institute for Infocomm Research (I2R) is continuing its efforts to help international organisations...
2014/04/16 18:15
2014/04/16 18:15
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... to boost the region’s competitiveness, Thailand stands to gain as well as lose The advent of the Asean Economic Community (AEC) in late 2015 has been in the limelight in recent years, but...
2014/04/16 18:14
2014/04/16 18:14
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... chief executive Huynh Thanh Phong has hit the ground running: forging a pan-Asian insurer out of new ventures across Southeast Asia and a multi-billion-dollar business bought from Dutch bank ING...
2014/04/15 18:15
2014/04/15 18:15
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Thailand should manage to sustain its sovereign rating despite turmoil A downgrade of Thailand’s credit rating outlook to negative from stable by major rating agencies including...
2014/04/15 00:37
2014/04/15 00:37
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Is Singapore still under Emergency Rule? – Think Centre The recent enactment of the Public Order (Additional Temporary Measures) Act or PO-ATM Act confirms that Singapore is still possessed by the...
2014/04/14 15:29
2014/04/14 15:29
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In late September 2011, the high command of UBS gathered in Singapore for a series of crucial meetings. A week earlier, the Swiss bank had uncovered a $2.3billion loss caused by a rogue trader in...
2014/04/14 09:15
2014/04/14 09:15
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Thais must face facts of ageingCountry not ready for economic dangers of rising elderly population Many people are aware that April 13 is Songkran day while fewer recognise it is also National Ageing...
2014/04/14 07:19
2014/04/14 07:19
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Wave of xenophobia threatens Singapore’s reputation Singapore’s government hopes regulations coming into effect this summer will help defuse tensions over foreign workers | Shutterstock By Jonathan...
2014/04/14 04:45
2014/04/14 04:45
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... second most lively gallery in the Gulf, second to Dubai but many believe that there is a lot of work to be done to boost the growth of arts in the country. The Kuwait government through the...
2014/04/13 00:44
2014/04/13 00:44
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... said Livescape Asia public relations head Jason Kong. The company was the organiser of Future Music Festival Asia 2014 (FMFA) rave in Kuala Lumpur. "What happened at FMFA was...
2014/04/12 18:23
2014/04/12 18:23
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The closure of Hillside workshops is just a foretaste of what awaits New Zealand in a hyperglobalised world, critics of the Trans-Pacific Partnership Agreement warn. But proponents argue the free...
2014/04/12 01:37
2014/04/12 01:37
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... address education disparity to improve students’ standards, says expert With only one out of 10 15-year-old Malaysian students able to solve complex problems in a global survey, an...
2014/04/24 13:19
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