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Look Who’s Moving in USA’s ‘Own Backyard’

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journal-neo.org - In 2008 Washington created a special Pentagon command, AFRICOM, to counter the major Chinese economic initiatives in Africa to make loans and give soft credits in return for long-term trade agreeme...

How the Pacific can take advantage of growing Asian middle class | Pacific Beat

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radioaustralia.net.au - Early results from a report due to be released later this year show the Pacific has much to gain from ecomomic growth in Asia over the next few decades, and the opportunites go beyond the usual res...

South Pacific Tourism Exchange 2015 registrations open

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spto.org - "Registration is simple really and our marketing team led by Alisi Lutu has mapped out the registration processes to enable your attendance at the event," Mr Vuidreketi said. "With the success of t...

PACIFIC FINANCIAL : Change in Directors or Principal Officers, Financial Statements and Exhibits (form 8-K)

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4-traders.com - Item 5.02. Departure of Directors or Certain Officers; Election of Directors; (d) On January 26, 2014, the Board of Directors (the "Board") of Pacific Financial Corporation (the "Company") announce...

Qantas reduces fuel surcharges, flags positive outlook for airline - Channel NewsAsia

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channelnewsasia.com - SYDNEY: Qantas said on Tuesday (Jan 27) it has reduced fuel surcharges from its international flights originating in Australia, with chief executive Alan Joyce adding that the fall in petrol prices...

Expect haze in Singapore this year - and earlier too: Experts | News | Eco-Business

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eco-business.com - The haze may be upon Singapore yet again - and earlier than usual. The Pollutant Standards Index (PSI) has been slowly inching upwards over the past couple of days. Readings since Sunday show that ...

Pacific PDP Pro Series Drum Rack Three Sides w Clamps Boom Arms Very Clean

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India-US “New Vision” for Asia Pacific and

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marinelink.com -  India and the USA on Sunday released a Joint Strategic Vision statement for the Asia-Pacific and Indian Ocean region, marking the deepening strategic equation between the two nations.  The partner...

Southeast Asian bitcoin site charged with securities fraud, Banking & Finance - THE BUSINESS TIMES

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businesstimes.com.sg - [NEW YORK] A Southeast Asia-based bitcoin website was charged with securities fraud after 72 others like it were seized and shut down this month by Manhattan's district attorney. Bitcoinhyip.org an...

Australian aid cuts are a broken promise to girls

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smh.com.au - Afghan refugee girls play in a slum on the outskirts of Islamabad, Pakistan. Photo: AP Imagine for a moment that you're a girl in the developing world looking forward to your first day of school. I...

SMRT to extend some train and bus services on Jan 31, Feb 14

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todayonline.com - SINGAPORE — To cope with the festive crowd for this year’s Chinese New Year celebrations, SMRT will be extending service hours for their train and bus operations on two Saturdays, Jan 31 and Feb 14...

Singapore family businesses lag region in succession planning - Channel NewsAsia

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channelnewsasia.com - SINGAPORE: Singapore may have a more advanced economy but its family businesses lag behind Southeast Asian counterparts in succession planning, according to a new report by the Economist Intelligen...

Asia-Pacific airlines cut fuel surcharges amid oil price slide

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top.adlesse.com - Asia-Pacific airlines are moving to reduce or phase out fuel surcharges, responding to a drop in global oil prices and pressure from regulators. The decision by Japan Airlines, AirAsia, Qantas and ...

KrisFlyer members to be able to use miles to redeem Scoot, Tigerair flights

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todayonline.com - SINGAPORE — From April, KrisFlyer members will be able to redeem their miles for vouchers for travel on Scoot and Tigerair flights with the inclusion of both carriers into Singapore Airlines’ (SIA)...

JES International places out 183m new shares worth $6.6m - Companies News & Top Stories - The Straits Times

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straitstimes.com - SINGAPORE - Chinese shipbuilder JES International Holdings has placed out a total of 183 million new ordinary shares at $0.036 to two subscribers - investment holding company Brilliant Choice Inter...

Fewer people caught for immigration offences in 2014: ICA - Channel NewsAsia

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channelnewsasia.com - SINGAPORE: Fewer people were caught breaking immigration laws in Singapore last year, according to the Immigration and Checkpoints Authority's (ICA) 2014 statistics. The total number of immigration...

Singapore job vacancies up in 2014, service and sales workers most keenly sought, Government & Economy - THE BUSINESS TIMES

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businesstimes.com.sg - THE number of job vacancies in Singapore rose in the year to September 2014, with the shortfall greatest in the services industry. Job vacancies rose to 67,400, up 8.9 per cent from a year ago, as ...

ETFs to hold over $5 trillion in assets by 2020: PwC - Markets News & Top Stories - The Straits Times

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straitstimes.com - SINGAPORE - Since they first hit the market two decades ago, Exchange-traded funds, or ETFs, have won investors over with their ability to be traded like stocks, portfolio transparency and lower fu...

Company Reports - Company Check - Rating Data - Financials

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Trans-Pacific trade: a political labyrinth 2015-01-26

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live-dailydarwin.gotpantheon.com - Negotiators from the 12 countries working on the Trans-Pacific Partnership (TPP), a deal to reduce tariffs on trade, meet in New York today. This is a meeting about a meeting: its purpose is to pre...

Higher Open Tipped For Singapore Bourse

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rttnews.com - The Singapore stock market on Monday halted the five-day winning streak in which it had advanced more than 110 points or 3.6 percent. The Straits Times Index ended just shy of the 3,400-point plate...

More relaxed investment guidelines for AIMS Property Securities Fund - Companies News & Top Stories - The Straits Times

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straitstimes.com - AIMS Fund Management announced on Tuesday (Jan 27) changes to several investment guidelines for its AIMS Property Securities Fund (APW). It will raise its maximum underwriting exposure to any secur...

Ezra, Swiber hit by debt refinancing woes, News, News, AsiaOne Business News

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business.asiaone.com - Two local oilfield service firms are finding it tough to refinance debt maturing later this year as the slump in crude prices has made investors and lenders hesitant, banking sources said. Ezra Hol...

U.S. pig farmers see 'significant progress' in Pacific trade pact - elEconomista.es

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eleconomista.es - WASHINGTON (Reuters) - U.S. pork producers on Monday hailed "significant progress" in Asia-Pacific regional trade talks and urged lawmakers to give the White House authority to fast-track trade dea...

UE E&C free float falls below 10%, Companies & Markets - THE BUSINESS TIMES

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businesstimes.com.sg - THE number of free-float shares in UE E&C has fallen below 10 per cent, leading to a possible suspension of trading in its shares. Private equity firm Southern Capital, which has made an offer for ...

PMS pump price reduction and the economy: My take away

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tribune.com.ng - IT is no longer news that the Federal Government has announced a reduction in the pump price of premium motor spirit (PMS), popularly called petrol. While I have made my position known on my Twitte...

BP Freezes Workers’ Wages as Oil Prices Sink - NYTimes.com

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nytimes.com - HOUSTON — The British oil giant BP announced on Monday that it was freezing the wages of its 80,000 workers, another sign that oil companies are being forced to cut back in the face of collapsing o...

Europe warns Greece`s Syriza to stick to austerity

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zeenews.india.com - Brussels: The EU issued Monday a stern warning to Greece that its place in the eurozone was at risk if new Prime Minister Alexis Tsipras failed to meet the country`s austerity and debt commitments....

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