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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

  • Putin edges toward a personal Waterloo
    Russian President Vladimir Putin's chief weapons are his revanchist ideology and his hope to earn billions of dollars from selling gas to China and Europe. While the he is determined to a...
  • THE ROVING EYE Crime (Israel) and punishment (Russia)
    Not even Hollywood could come up with such a plot: Israel gets away with unlawful premeditated mass murder of civilians while Russia gets framed for a (smaller-scale) airborne mass murder...
  • Leading Chinese iman murdered in Xinjiang
    The head of the largest mosque in China, who has been highly critical of violence by ethnic minority Muslim Uyghurs in the troubled Xinjiang region, has been stabbed to death, according t...
  • Is Obama really adrift in the world?
    It has become all too common, with crises spiraling out of control in Gaza, Iraq, Ukraine, and elsewhere, to criticize US President Barack Obama for making his personal style of detachmen...
  • Vietnam buckles under Chinese pressure
    Vietnam's failure to counter China's months-long placement of an oil rig in disputed waters with any meaningful gesture threatens the Hanoi government's legitimacy. If the public believes...

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  • West's Sanctions Playbook Faces Challenge in Russia
    Recent history of U.S. and EU sanctions—including against Iran, North Korea and Syria—suggests that significantly stronger penalties could be needed to change the Kremlin's calculations o...
  • Argentina Teeters on Default as Talks Collapse
    Argentina teetered on the brink of its second default in 13 years after talks with bondholders collapsed late Wednesday. The setback, after glimmers of hope in recent days that an agreeme...
  • Samsung's Mobile Chief Faces Pressure
    The head of Samsung's mobile division, J.K. Shin, is facing pressure as weakening phone sales propel the company toward a third straight quarter of operating-profit declines.image
  • Taiwan Economy Picks Up Steam
    Taiwan's economy gathered pace in the second quarter, as electronics exports rose, companies stepped up investments and consumers continued to spend.image
  • 'The Brick With Eyes' Enters Political Arena in Australia
    In one of the biggest upheavals in Australian politics in years, a disparate group of lawmakers, advocating everything from souped-up cars to looser restrictions on public nudity and BASE...

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...

BBC News - Asia-PacificBBC News - Asia-Pacific

  • Race to find India landslide missing
    Rescue workers in western India race to locate survivors of a landslide that has claimed at least 30 lives and buried up to 200 people.
  • Bathers drown off Karachi coast
    At least 20 bathers celebrating the Muslim Eid festival drown in rough seas off the southern Pakistani city of Karachi, officials say.
  • Australia 'in child asylum cover-up'
    The Australian government sought to cover up the extent of mental health problems among children held in asylum detention, a psychiatrist tells a national inquiry.
  • Drug-resistant malaria 'widespread'
    Drug-resistant malaria is spreading in South East Asia, and has now reached the Cambodia-Thailand border, according to a study.
  • Kiribati claims historic medal
    Weightlifter David Katoatau earns Kiribati its first ever Games medal with gold in 105kg as Ben Watson wins bronze.

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