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  • German premier riflemakers stay recession-proof
    (BERLIN) For Merkel, happiness is a warm gun.
  • Aussie assets set to rally as states pay debt
    (SINGAPORE) A record A$38 billion (S$49 billion) payout on maturing debt from Australian governments this quarter may support rallies in higher-yielding assets including corporate notes.
  • Artwork by an artiste
    (NEW YORK) Detail of a painting by Rolling Stones guitarist Ronnie Wood at the opening of an exhibition of Woods' artwork, 'Faces, Time and Places', at the Symbolic Collection in New York.
  • UK, Japan to develop defence equipment
    (TOKYO) Britain and Japan yesterday agreed to jointly develop and build defence equipment, the first time since World War II that Japan has concluded a weapons-building deal with a countr...
  • HSBC eyes Korea, Pakistan sales in global retreat
    (LONDON) Europe's biggest bank, HSBC, is in talks to sell up in Pakistan and offload retail banking in Korea, part of its withdrawal from countries where it lacks scale or struggles to ma...

TODAYonlineTODAYonline

  • Why my wife is a stay-home mum
    My wife and I are both the eldest child in our families, so both sets of parents were overjoyed when our baby was born. They were less thrilled when we told them that after my wife was d...
  • Pecha Kucha: A pleasure doing business with you
    SINGAPORE - What can you do with 6 minutes and 40 seconds? Finish a cup of coffee? Have a quick phone call? Or perhaps take a bath? Whatever it is that you do, you probably don't expect ...
  • Future tech, available right now
    Almost 10 years ago, I was invited to a secret lab within HP Singapore to see a slew of future tech the company was building. It was not so secret that I had to be bound and blindfolded,...
  • House party
    SINGAPORE - Two stately colonial bungalows along Scotts Road have recently become home to three new restaurants - and what a pleasure they are to dine in. For one, there is ample parking...
  • Source wins appeal against contempt conviction
    SINGAPORE - A confidential source who sent an affidavit filed by Sembcorp Marine Chief Executive Wong Weng San to TODAY's editor-at-large Conrad Raj in 2010 has successfully appealed aga...

Asia TimesAsia Times

  • CRISIS IN UKRAINE A chessboard drenched in blood
    The MH17 tragedy may have been a horrendous mistake, but it may also have been a desperate gambit by the Kiev minions of the Empire of Chaos. Washington has been quick off the blocks to i...
  • The charge of the Atlanticist Brigade
    No credible version of events points to the downing of Malaysia Airlines flight MH17 over Ukraine as intentional mass murder or terrorism, and with international experts now getting acces...
  • JOHN PILGER Orwell alive in Palestine, Ukraine
    Western coverage of contemporary events from Palestine to Ukraine reveals that Orwell's 1984 is only too real in today's world. Yet as Leni Riefenstahl knew only too well, the "messages" ...
  • Hardliners maneuver over Iran talks extension
    Hardline Iranian factions are maintaining pressure on the government over potential concessions in any nuclear deal reached with world powers, following an amicable extension arrangement ...
  • How US policies sealed Iraq's fate
    Strikingly devoid of comprehension of the forces at play in Iraq and the region, post-invasion US policy in Iraq followed a simplistic dichotomy of "good guys" versus "bad guys". Distress...

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Asian InvestorAsian Investor

  • Martin Currie deal plugs Legg Mason product gap
    Legg Mason's acquisition of Scottish equities boutique Martin Currie comes after the US fund house closed its Esemplia Emerging Markets affiliate last year.
  • Weekly roundup of people news, July 25
    Crédit Agricole PB loses MD, appoints adviser; UOB names private bank head; DeAWM hires Japan real estate MD; Parthenon, EY to combine; Withers expands wealth practice team.
  • HK life ban for Union Securities duo
    The Hong Kong markets regulator has revoked Union Securities' licence and banned Ma Kin-Chung and Cheng Tai-Ha after they misappropriated client money and created false statements.
  • Wealthy investors returning to QDII funds
    Chinese high-net-worth and mass-affluent investors are starting to return to foreign assets, but the mass-retail segment remains lukewarm, say observers.
  • Aussie pensions plan to boost hedge exposure
    The country’s superannuation funds have not tended to be big investors in hedge funds, but the likes of HostPlus and Rest Super are looking to increase their allocations.

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The Wall Street Journal (Asia)

  • U.S. Says Russia Firing Into Ukraine
    The U.S. believes Russia is firing artillery across its border at Ukrainian military positions, the State Department said, an assertion that Moscow is playing a more direct role in the co...
  • Shelling Kills 16 at U.N. Gaza Shelter
    At least 16 people were killed in the shelling of a U.N.-run shelter in a densely populated area of the Gaza Strip. The deaths came as Secretary of State John Kerry worked to broker a cea...
  • Taiwan Plane Crash Victims Mourned
    An esteemed woodworker, a senior military police officer and two French exchange students were among the passengers on the TransAsia Airways plane that crashed on an outlying Taiwanese is...
  • Hong Kong Stocks Finally Join Rally
    The Hang Seng Index, Asia's second-largest stock exchange, closed at a three-year high Thursday after having spent most of the year in negative territory.image
  • Google's New 'Moonshot:' The Healthy Human Body
    Called Baseline Study, Google's project will collect anonymous genetic and molecular data to create a full picture of what a healthy human is.image

Financial Times (Asia)Financial Times (Asia)

CNN.com - AsiaCNN.com - Asia

  • Will Modi be India's Putin?
    Christiane Amanpour speaks with writer and historian William Dalrymple about the elections of Narendra Modi.
  • Astonishing origami
    When origami enthusiast Uyen Nguyen discusses her art, you quickly understand that it is about a lot more than folding paper.
  • China's outrageous hotel designs
    Proving once again that anything goes in China when it comes to design, the country's latest hotels are nothing short of incredible
  • Sydney Opera House gets color
    Vivid Sydney 2014 lights the sails
  • Vogue China editor on Asian fashion
    When I was launching Vogue China nine years ago, one of the key elements I was determined to introduce was a regular column dedicated to promoting and supporting Chinese design talents. W...

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