Sunday, 30 August 2015

Asia Pacific

Asia Pacific Snapshot
NZ50NZSX 50 Index5,6885,6355,670360.63%
TWITrade Weighted Index69.1169.1169.110.040.06%
STIStraits Times - Singapore2,9992,9472,956110.36%
NI225Nikkei 22519,19318,90119,1365623.03%
HSIHang Seng22,42421,58521,6122261.04%
Latest Asia Pacific News
  • This is climate change: Alaskan villagers struggle as island is chewed up by ...

    22:02 | 30/8/15
    Los Angeles Times
    They are glad the president agreed to allow limited offshore oil exploration. They want more ... Bill Walker, who will meet with Obama during his visit to the Last Frontier, said he wants the president to support a natural gas pipeline and allow ... more»
  • Bart Cummings: the man who became the face of Australian racing

    21:00 | 30/8/15
    The Australian Financial Review
    By the time the first foreign raider was successful in the Cup - in the form of Irish horse Vintage Crop - Cummings had won nine Cups - with Light Fingers in 1965, Galilee (1966), Red Handed (1967), Think Big (1974 and 75), Gold and Black (1977 ... more»
  • Group of 14 Mainers taking 'climate tour' of Denmark

    20:02 | 30/8/15
    Press Herald
    The pair said the tour also comes at a time when some local communities and businesses are taking leadership roles on environmental issues amid continuing policy disagreements between the LePage administration and lawmakers in Augusta, and among ... more»
  • Protect your children from bullies, says counsellor

    19:41 | 30/8/15
    Jamaica Observer
    Sometimes it's only when it becomes severe that sometimes it gets to the school counsellor or dean of discipline, and in checking the history of the problem you realise that others were aware and perhaps did not treat the situation as best as they ... more»
  • Little Argus: August 30

    19:30 | 30/8/15
    Carlsbad Current-Argus
    Because this is a free service and space is limited, submissions will be printed on a rotation, meaning announcements are not guaranteed to run every day. more»
  • Airport duty-free shop being used for smuggling gold

    19:18 | 30/8/15
    Economic Times
    Many such issues were discussed during a recent meeting by officials of Directorate of Revenue Intelligence (DRI) with representatives of airlines, immigration, Central Industrial Security Force, Customs and Delhi International Airport Limited (DIAL ... more»
  • Facing Retirement, but Easing Your Way Out the Door

    19:07 | 30/8/15
    Bend Bulletin
    “Few employers have formal programs,” said Helen Friedman, director of global workforce analytics and planning for Towers Watson, a human resources consulting firm. “Phased retirement can look quite different across organizations, although the biggest ... more»
  • ONGC, partners to invest $24 billion in Mozambique gas field

    18:56 | 30/8/15
    Economic Times
    So far, seven gas fields have been discovered in the block. Of these, three fields -- Lagosta, Windjammer and Barquentine (collectively called the Prosperidade field) -- extend into the adjacent Block Area-4 where Italy's ENI with a 70 per stake is the ... more»
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