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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...

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  • 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

  • Asia bucks military spending decline
    Factors including China's military modernization, India-Pakistan rivalry and America's "Pacific pivot" all combined to help Asia raise military spending in 2013. The US weapons industry a...
  • Breaking bad in southern NATOstan
    Joie de vivre and fine wines won out as the Roving Eye and Roving Son spurned NATO's anti-Russian paranoia in Brussels in favor of breaking out to Provence. The road passed through towns ...
  • US veterans promote 'right to heal'
    Recent shootings of soldiers at Fort Hood and other US military bases and rising suicide rates among American troops who served in Iraq and Afghanistan are inexorably linked to the wars. ...
  • New China-India era no shoo-in under Modi
    Indian prime ministerial candidate Narendra Modi's investor-friendly image, nurtured while overseeing a boom in Gujarat state, likely appeals greatly to Chinese firms frustrated by India'...
  • Doubts cloud China's urbanization drive
    Nearly a month after China unveiled its ambitious urbanization program, doubts persist about the impact and wisdom of moving more than 100 million rural residents to cities in the next se...

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  • Emotions Mount in South Korea Ferry Rescue
    The race to rescue possible survivors from a sunken South Korean passenger ferry intensified, as rain, strong currents and low visibility hampered the search for nearly 300 people, includ...
  • Jet Hunt Narrowed on Calculated Gamble
    A combination of cutting-edge science, dogged analysis and simple luck prompted searchers to focus the hunt for Malaysia Airlines Flight 370 underwater.image
  • Weibo Sold Fewer Shares Than Expected in IPO
    Weibo, China's version of Twitter, sold 16% fewer shares than planned in its $285.6 million initial public offering as the deal priced below expectations.image
  • Alibaba Appoints Rothschild Ahead of IPO
    Alibaba Group Holding Ltd. has appointed European merchant bank Rothschild Group as its financial adviser ahead of its multibillion-dollar initial public offering in the U.S., people with...
  • China Slowdown Set to Spur Stimulus
    China's fourth-quarter slowdown in growth, expected to continue through the second quarter at least, will boost pressure on Beijing to dial up stimulus and dial back structural reforms, e...

Financial Times (Asia)Financial Times (Asia)

CNN.com - AsiaCNN.com - Asia

  • Growing Libya's new nation
    CNN's Christiane Amanpour speaks with Libyan Prime Minister Ali Zeidan.
  • France filling the U.S. void?
    CNN's Christiane Amanpour asks French President Francois Hollande why he is so keen to project French power.
  • Will Bitcoin replace PayPal?
    On the heels of China failing to back Bitcoin as a legitimate currency, CNN examines whether this is the future of e-commerce or just another monetary fad.
  • Are wine lovers going thirsty?
    Is there really going to be a global wine shortage following predictions from a Morgan Stanley report? Industry experts say no, but it all depends how you look at the numbers.
  • Embrace mobile or fail
    The world is undergoing a mobility transformation. Since Apple launched the first iPhone in 2007, more than 100 billion apps have been downloaded from app stores by consumers worldwide.

BBC News - Asia-PacificBBC News - Asia-Pacific

  • Search for S Korea ferry passengers
    Ships and divers continue to search for nearly 300 people unaccounted for, a day after a ferry carrying more than 470 sank off South Korea.
  • India votes on biggest polling day
    Indians are voting in the biggest day of the general election, pitting the ruling Congress party against the main opposition BJP.
  • Mini-sub performs full MH370 search
    A mini-sub searching for the missing Malaysian plane completes a full mission at its third attempt, after technical issues cut the first two short.
  • Charles Xue gets bail after illness
    One of China's most influential bloggers, Charles Xue, is granted bail after months of detention because of a "serious illness", officials say.
  • Pakistan Taliban end ceasefire
    The Pakistani Taliban say they will not extend a ceasefire with the government announced last month, but will remain committed to peace talks.

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