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Extra one million tourists per year for the Pacific possible by 2040, says World Bank report

worldbank.org - GOLD COAST, AUSTRALIA May 23, 2016 – A new World Bank report says careful and sustainable planning around emerging tourism markets could help Pacific Island countries gain as much as US$1.8 billion...

Better Pacific statistics will inform govt decision making

matangitonga.to - Statisticians from governments and development partners throughout the Pacific will meet in Lautoka, Fiji, next week to discuss major statistical projects that will inform government policy and dec...

La historia de Pacific Rubiales: cómo vender humo sin consecuencias

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razonpublica.com - Desde 2011 la Bolsa de Valores de Colombia (BVC) no ha pasado un año sin un escándalo o una quiebra escandalosa. La estela de descalabros bursátiles incluye a firmas como Proyectar Valores, Factor ...

World's longest rail tunnel in Switzerland sees light at end of decades' wait

straitstimes.com - GENEVA (AFP) - When Swiss engineer Carl Eduard Gruner came up with the idea to build the world's longest rail tunnel under the Alps in 1947, he predicted the visionary project could be finished by ...

Enhancing trade capacity development in the Africa, Caribbean and Pacific regions

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thecommonwealth.org - The Hub and Spokes II Programme is an innovative Aid for Trade programme that helps enhance trade capacity in the Africa, Caribbean and Pacific (ACP) group of states. It is a joint programme of the...

To spot dud stocks, look out for red flags

straitstimes.com - When an investor buys shares in a listed firm, he does so with the understanding that he has no control over its assets and he gets updates on its business only once a quarter when the company rele...

UberTaxi gets LTA nod to continue operating here

news.asiaone.com - Uber's cab booking service UberTaxi was given the green light to continue operating in Singapore by the Land Transport Authority (LTA) on Thursday. It joins other third-party cab booking services t...

Pua: Hasan cannot deny 'covering up' for Jho Low

freemalaysiatoday.com - The PAC chief's media response on Saturday does not absolve his role in covering up the 1MDB scandal. KUALA LUMPUR: Hasan Arifin’s latest take on why he deleted portions of the Public Accounts Comm...

AirAsia net income jumps sixfold as China spurs fleet expansion

straitstimes.com - KUALA LUMPUR (BLOOMBERG) - AirAsia Bhd, Southeast Asia's biggest budget carrier, reported an almost sixfold jump in quarterly profit amid plans to expand its fleet in a region projected to surpass ...

Crowds pack car showrooms with easing of loan curbs

news.asiaone.com - Car showrooms across the island saw a surge in visitor numbers yesterday, following a move by the Monetary Authority of Singapore (MAS) to ease restrictions on loans for motor vehicles. Both new an...

Thunder in court tussle on franchise value

straitstimes.com - NEW YORK • The Oklahoma City Thunder are one game away from clinching a spot in the National Basketball Association (NBA) Finals. However, away from the roar of fans and the glare of cameras, anoth...

56 Indian firms feature in Forbes’ Global 2000 list

thedollarbusiness.com - Reliance Industries Ltd (RIL), the Mukesh Ambani-led conglomerate, leads the tally of 56 Indian companies which are featured in the annual list of Forbes’s 2,000 largest and most powerful public co...

Mapletree Logistics Trust buys 4 Sydney warehouses for S$84.4 million

straitstimes.com - SINGAPORE - Mapletree Logistics Trust (MLT) is to acquire four dry warehouses in Sydney, Australia for A$85 million (S$84.4 million) from Altis Real Estate Equity Partnership (Areep) II Fund. These...

Abe planning fiscal stimulus measures worth $125 billion

straitstimes.com - TOKYO • Japanese Prime Minister Shinzo Abe is planning to propose a fiscal stimulus package of as much as 10 trillion yen (S$125 billion) after warning Group of Seven leaders that the global econom...

Singapore investors, pros view index-linked funds differently

straitstimes.com - A "clear disconnect" has emerged between well-heeled investors in Singapore and investment professionals over their perceptions of index-linked funds and their merits and risks, a recent survey has...

Ten Winning and Losing Industries from the Pacific Trade Deal

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blogs.wsj.com - The proposed Pacific trade agreement that has generated so much controversy in the 2016 campaign season would likely benefit the U.S. economy overall, but would distinctly help some businesses and ...

Let’s use ICT effectively to implement smart grids in Asia and the Pacific

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blogs.adb.org - The energy sector is undergoing massive changes to address climate change and improve the efficiency of its operations. We are seeing large-scale smart grid projects in developed nations. But in As...

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