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The Business TimesThe Business Times

  • 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...


  • 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

  • JOHN PILGER Gaza and the threat of world war
    The siege of Gaza is a siege of all of us. The denial of justice to Palestinians is a symptom of much of humanity under siege and a warning that the threat of a new world war is growing b...
  • Ceasefires where violations never cease
    Ceasefires between Israel and Palestine follow an unbroken trend of breaking when escalations of Israeli violence elicit a Hamas response. It’s an ugly pattern in which civilized life for...
  • Obama launches his war, finally
    So the United States President Barack Obama unveiled his strategy to "degrade and ultimately destroy" the Islamic State in Iraq and Syria. The strategy has no timeline and, quintessential...
  • Politics and the long war in Iraq
    The Kurdish peshmerga, Sunni militia and Shi'ite forces are all capable of countering Islamic States's offensive in Iraq, but political bargaining with the new Baghdad government will com...
  • The Cold War lives on
    We were told that the Cold War was over; we even watched its funeral. But the coffin was empty and its death greatly exaggerated - the Soviet Union merely dropped out of the competition f...

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Asia News Network

  • Jakarta nabs 4 foreigners with 'ISIS connection'
    Four foreign nationals believed to be linked to the Islamic State in Iraq and Syria (ISIS) have been arrested by counter-terrorism police in central Sulawesi, in the first known instance ...
  • Korean drama fever hits US
    Korean TV dramas have been popular across Asia for the past decade, with series like "Autumn in My Heart," "Jewel in the Palace" and the most recent "My Love from the Star" all being majo...
  • LVMH signs $80m investment deal with Korean ent firm
    South Korea's management agency YG Entertainment and French luxury giant LVMH signed an investment agreement worth $80 million in Singapore on Saturday. The cooperation between the two co...
  • Vietnam reviews ban on locals in casinos
    Vu Van Quang is 29 years old and works as a project manager in Ho Chi Minh City. On most weekends though, he can be found at Le Macau casino in the Cambodian border town of Bavet. "I some...
  • Is HK's economy in trouble?
    Things are going well in Hong Kong, economically at least. One day after Beijing's announcement of strict rules for electing Hong Kong's Chief Executive (CE) sparked a huge outcry in the ...

The Wall Street Journal (Asia)

  • Support Grows for U.S. Campaign
    International support for the U.S.-led military campaign against Islamic State gathered strength.image
  • North Korea Sentences U.S. Citizen
    North Korea has sentenced a 24-year-old American to six years of hard labor for what it called 'hostile' acts during a trip there, in a move likely to worsen tensions between Pyongyang an...
  • Obama Plans Major Ebola Offensive
    President Obama plans to dramatically boost the U.S. effort to mitigate the Ebola outbreak in West Africa, including greater involvement of the U.S. military, people familiar with the pro...
  • Afghans See Option of Karzai Staying On
    Afghanistan's president could remain in office to ensure stability while the rivals for his office try to resolve their dispute over who won a June 14 runoff vote.image
  • U.S. Warns China On Antimonopoly Efforts
    U.S. Treasury Secretary Jacob Lew warned his Chinese counterpart that a spate of antimonopoly investigations against foreign companies could have serious implications, according to people...

Financial Times (Asia)Financial Times (Asia) - - 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

  • Afghan rape death sentences upheld
    An Afghan court upholds the death sentences for five men convicted of gang raping four women, in a case which has sparked national outrage.
  • Move to cut Bangladesh marriage age
    The Bangladeshi cabinet proposes measures to lower the marriageable age for men and women, while toughening the penalty for violating the limits.
  • Actress cleavage tweet sparks anger
    Bollywood stars join hundreds expressing outrage after a top Indian newspaper published a photo of actress Deepika Padukone's cleavage.
  • Alibaba raises price of share sale
    Chinese online giant Alibaba increases the price range of its initial public offering, meaning it could raise more than $25bn when it lists in New York.
  • Vietnam drug addicts escape rehab
    At least 400 drug addicts escape from a rehabilitation centre in northern Vietnam where they were receiving compulsory treatment.

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