Sunday, 31 August 2014

Asia Pacific

  • Austrians say the party is over for business in Eastern Europe

    18:56 | 31/8/14
    Erste Group, emerging Europe's third-biggest lender, is on course for a record loss this year after writing down businesses in Romania and Croatia and setting aside 130 million euros for a Hungarian law forcing banks to compensate customers for ... more»
  • Dubai's Emaar to Launch Malls Business IPO in September

    18:56 | 31/8/14
    Wall Street Journal
    Emaar said the IPO of malls business EMG, which was announced earlier this year, is open to both individual and institutional investors but limited to 30% and 70% respectively of the offering. Emaar expects to sell at least 15% of EMG ... "The ... more»
  • A history of landmarks never built

    18:33 | 31/8/14
    Las Vegas Review-Journal
    Even in the city's early years, successful hoteliers and hopeful developers arrived with dreams to turn this stretch of desert into a resort area similar to ones in other railroad towns such as Santa Fe, N.M. more»
Asia Pacific Snapshot
NZ50NZSX 50 Index5,2385,2145,22320.04%
TWITrade Weighted Index78.8878.8878.880.050.06%
STIStraits Times - Singapore3,3363,3213,32730.09%
NI225Nikkei 22515,44815,35615,425350.23%
HSIHang Seng24,81424,63124,74210.00%
Latest Asia Pacific News
  • SUNDAY EXTRA: Council clears way for tax financing district

    18:22 | 31/8/14
    Muskogee Daily Phoenix
    They approved a resolution that lays out the steps required by state law to set up a tax increment financing district. Councilors also approved a $70,000 contract with Public Finance Law Group to provide legal services related to the creation of a TIF ... more»
  • The Fifth Quarter: Week 1 Rewind

    18:00 | 31/8/14
    Last year, Florida State rolled over, through and around its regular season opponents by an average score of 53-10, with their “closest” call being a 48-34 win over Boston College on the road in Week 5. They did not score less .... One of those ... more»
  • Food security: satiety, self-

    17:59 | 31/8/14
    Jamaica Observer
    Food is required to provide us with the necessary health to live and to be productive. A variety of foods in our diet or daily meal plan, in their adequate amounts depending on one's age, sex, type of work, general activities and health status among ... more»
  • What we don't know about marijuana

    17:48 | 31/8/14
    Jamaica Observer
    SINCE Jamaica became an independent nation and a signatory of the International Convention of the United Nations (UN) against the planting, possession and illicit use of marijuana, Jamaica has saved over a trillion dollars in health care, especially in ... more»
  • News FSA chief: We warned the Americans about ISIS?

    17:34 | 31/8/14
    Ya Libnan
    Christiane Amanpour asked the leader of the Free Syrian Army if he had been in contact with the American government as the threat of ISIS began to grow in Syria, were they made aware of just how big a threat this group could have grown to be? “We met ... more»
  • Digital: The reshaping of Philippine mediascape

    17:03 | 31/8/14
    “We exist to build the business, focusing on performance media. We find customers and convert them so that brands can actually interact with them,” says Chris Actis, Ogilvy Neo Digital Regional Managing Director for Asia Pacific. Actis was in Manila ... more»
  • New trauma center part of Saint Francis expansion

    17:03 | 31/8/14
    Tulsa World
    Hospital administrators stop at a trauma resuscitation room at Saint Francis Hospital's new tower in Tulsa, Okla. on Wednesday, August 27, 2014. more»
  • Troy Weatherley Beebe FFA adviser recognized nationally

    17:03 | 31/8/14
    Arkansas Online (subscription)
    Being a Razorbacks fan, he said, his options were limited concerning where he was going to finish his bachelor's degree because “for agriculture education, either you went to [Southern Arkansas University] or you went to Jonesboro or you went to ... more»