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What to Expect From Russia's Pacific Fleet in 2015

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thediplomat.com - In the last two years, Russia’s second-biggest fleet, the Pacific Fleet, has been receiving new ships for the first time since the collapse of the Soviet Union. In 2013 the fleet obtained a new Bor...

Subcommittee Hearing: The Trans-Pacific Partnership: Prospects for Greater U.S. Trade

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foreignaffairs.house.gov - Chairman Salmon on the hearing: “After years of negotiation, the Trans-Pacific Partnership (TPP) may finally reach conclusion this year, and there is no greater opportunity for our economic engagem...

ADB Co-Hosts Business Registries Workshop for Pacific Islands

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adb.org - SYDNEY, AUSTRALIA — Senior government officials from 10 Pacific island nations, development partners and experts in private sector development gathered today at Asian Development Bank (ADB)’s offic...

China increases its aid contribution to Pacific Island nations | World news

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theguardian.com - Chinese aid to the Pacific has exceeded $1.9bn in the past decade, according to new research that reveals the Asian powerhouse’s growing footprint in Australia’s neighbourhood. Papua New Guinea, Fi...

China and the Pacific: the view from Tonga

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matangitonga.to - Conference: China and the Pacific: The View from Oceania National University of Samoa Apia, Samoa 25-27 February 2015 Conference Paper: ‘China and the Pacific: The View from Tonga’ Tonga’s relation...

Papua New Guinea Blogs: Crunch time in Papua New Guinea

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pngblogs.com - Crunch time in Papua New Guinea Despite its significant aid program in Papua New Guinea, which delivers more than half a billion Australian dollars in assistance annually to its former colony, Aust...

New tool provides picture of China's aid to the Pacific

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radionz.co.nz - "It's an interactive map that provides information about all of the aid-funded projects that China has funded in the region from 2006 onwards and you can sort the information by country, whether it...

Pacific Brands Sheridan | Demand Planner | Ultimo Full Time in Ultimo NSW - Catch a Job Australia hiring jobs

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catchajob.com.au - Position: Sheridan | Demand Planner | Ultimo Location: Ultimo NSW Knowledge of demand management/forecasting tools, forecasting processes in sales, marketing operations, finance, manufacturing and ...

Singapore Feb factory activity shrinks, electronics suffer first contraction in over 2 years

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in.reuters.com - SINGAPORE, March 3 (Reuters) - Activity in Singapore's manufacturing sector contracted for the third straight month in February as new orders declined, with the key electronics index shrinking for ...

43 organisations signed up for Travel Smart Network: Lui Tuck Yew

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todayonline.com - SINGAPORE — A total of 43 organisations have signed up to participate in the Travel Smart Network since its launch in July last year, and none of them have dropped out, said the Minister of Transpo...

New tool shows China's aid large and growing

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radionz.co.nz - A China aid researcher Philippa Brant says China is on track to overtake Japan as the third largest aid donor in the Pacific. Dr Brant has collated data from hundreds of sources like tender documen...

Macau casino sees record fall in revenue - Channel NewsAsia

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channelnewsasia.com - HONG KONG: Macau casino revenue plunged a record 49 per cent year-on-year in February as gaming takings free fall due to China's corruption crackdown, figures showed Tuesday (Mar 3). It was the nin...

Train service disrupted on East-West Line, 2nd disruption of the day

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todayonline.com - SINGAPORE – Train service on the East-West Line was disrupted this evening (March 3) due to a “track fault” — the second disruption of the day after a signal fault this morning left commuters stran...

Nation's tough new law hits 350 polluters | News | Eco-Business

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eco-business.com - The revised environmental protection law showed its teeth in its first two months, with more than 350 polluters receiving severe punishments, the national environmental watchdog said on Monday. Con...

How to read RBA's policy decision - Linkis.com

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China Unicom Q4 earnings: What to expect - Linkis.com

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UPDATE 1-Barclays gives information to U.S. precious metals probe

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reuters.com - * DoJ investigating precious metals ops at 10 banks -WSJ * Precious metals lawsuits pending in U.S. courts (Adds background, Barclays results) LONDON, March 3 (Reuters) - Barclays has been providin...

China's NPC isn't 'meaningful'? This expert says so - Linkis.com

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WP calls for earlier CPF payout at age 60, instead of current 64, AsiaOne Singapore News

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news.asiaone.com - SINGAPORE - Retirees should start getting Central Provident Fund (CPF) monthly payouts from age 60, the Workers' Party said in Parliament today, instead of the current payout eligibility age of 64 ...

Charity donation: Australians becoming stingier when giving to non-government organisations

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radioaustralia.net.au - As a country, Australia is getting richer, but the latest figures show its people are becoming stingier when it comes to making donations to non-government organisations. A study by the Australian ...

Budget 2015: Extended use of employment credit schemes a ‘serious cause of concern’, says NMP

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todayonline.com - SINGAPORE — The extended use of three employment credit schemes is a “serious cause of concern” when employment growth is already healthy, said Nominated Member of Parliament (NMP) Associate Profes...

50 per cent personal income tax rebate granted to all taxpayers, Personal Finance, Personal Finance, AsiaOne Business News

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business.asiaone.com - SINGAPORE - All taxpayers in Singapore will have a personal income tax rebate of 50 per cent this year. Capped at $1,000, the rebate will be granted automatically to all eligible taxpayers and chan...

Australians giving less to NGOs | Pacific Beat

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radioaustralia.net.au - A study by the Australian National University's Development Policy Centre has found that on average we are giving nine cents in every $100 after tax to overseas poor, compared to 14 cents in 2004 a...

Changi Airport Group awards S$323m T1 expansion contract to Takenaka - Channel NewsAsia

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channelnewsasia.com - SINGAPORE: Changi Airport Group (CAG) announced on Wednesday (Mar 3) it had awarded Takenaka Corporation the S$323 million contract for works related to the expansion of Changi Airport’s Terminal 1...

Boardrooms in Singapore still lagging in gender diversity, Career, Career, AsiaOne Business News

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business.asiaone.com - WHEN it comes to female representation in the corporate boardroom, Singapore still trails most key cities in Asia, says global recruitment firm Hays. Announcing the survey finding in its 2015 salar...

Showing People Things - tchbee: ilsidur: #pacific rim was too excited to...

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showingpeoplethings.tumblr.com - Photo reblogged from December Paladin with 96,693 notes #pacific rim was too excited to hold back#’HERE LOOK AT WHAT WE MADE’ shout out to pacific rim for showing me what i paid to see

CIMB cuts 15 jobs in Singapore a week after 50 elsewhere in Asia, News, News, AsiaOne Business News

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business.asiaone.com - IN a dramatic U-turn from its rapid expansion in Singapore, one of its key markets in the region, CIMB Group Holdings cut 15 jobs here on Monday. The Business Times understands that the layoffs inv...

Exchange your expiring ez-link cards for free by March 31, AsiaOne Transport News

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news.asiaone.com - SINGAPORE - Ez-link cardholders with cards that expire in March can exchange their cards for free before April 1, said EZ-Link Pte Ltd in a statement on Tuesday. The free ez-link card replacement e...

United Airlines sees potential fit for Boeing 777-300ER, not yet 777X

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todayonline.com - United Airlines has no immediate interest in purchasing 777X aircraft from Boeing Co but views the plane's predecessor, the 777-300ER, as a potentially good fit for its network, the carrier's Chief...

China’s environment ministry collects 7.2 million yuan fines this year

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businessspectator.com.au - China’s Ministry of Environment Protection Ministry managed to collect only a paltry sum of 7.23 million from polluters during the first two months of the year, signaling the weakness in the countr...

United sees potential fit for Boeing 777-300ER, not yet 777X : Business

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stltoday.com - United Airlines has no immediate interest in purchasing 777X aircraft from Boeing Co. but views the plane's predecessor, the 777-300ER, as a potentially good fit for its network, the carrier's Chie...

Pacific Rubiales provides fourth quarter 2014 operational update and highlights additional operating cost reductions - Mar 3, 2015

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pacificrubiales.mediaroom.com - TORONTO, March 3, 2015 /CNW/ - Pacific Rubiales Energy Corp. (TSX: PRE) (BVC: PREC) (BOVESPA: PREB) today provided an operational update for its fourth quarter 2014 operating results, which include...

Discounts galore at Malaysia's supermarts, AsiaOne Malaysia News

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news.asiaone.com - MORE than 82,000 products at Malaysia's supermarkets will be cheaper by up to 70 per cent, as part of the country's nationwide price reduction campaign launched on Sunday. Up to 16 companies are in...

Tokyo: Stocks open 0.44% higher, Stocks - THE BUSINESS TIMES

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businesstimes.com.sg - [TOKYO] Tokyo stocks opened 0.44 per cent higher Tuesday on a weaker yen and gains on Wall Street, while Sharp tumbled nearly 10 per cent after a report that the embattled electronics maker is seek...

Singapore still world's most expensive city, says EIU - Economy News & Top Stories - The Straits Times

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straitstimes.com - SINGAPORE - Singapore is the world's most expensive city for the second year running, according to the Economist Intelligence Unit (EIU). The EIU notes that Zurich and Geneva would actually top Sin...

Global Markets: Asian shares firm as US stocks hit records; RBA in focus | Economy

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gmanetwork.com - TOKYO - The US dollar hovered close to an 11-year high against a basket of currencies while Asian shares firmed in early trade on Tuesday, with sentiment bolstered by another record day on Wall Str...

Temasek: Inclusion in NIR framework will not affect strategy or dividend policy - Channel NewsAsia

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channelnewsasia.com - SINGAPORE: The move to include the projected earnings of Temasek Holdings in the Net Investment Returns (NIR) framework will not impact the investment holding company's strategy or dividend policy,...

Here’s How the Nasdaq Performs After Crossing 1000-Point Levels - MoneyBeat - WSJ

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blogs.wsj.com - The index closed above 5000 for the third time in history Monday, ending near its best levels of the day. It now stands only 40 points below its record set back in the dot-com days and, if history ...

Analysts expect first covered bonds to be issued from mid-June - Channel NewsAsia

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channelnewsasia.com - SINGAPORE: Covered bonds could soon make their way into the Singapore market, following a recent public consultation paper by the Monetary Authority of Singapore (MAS). Analysts have said this sets...

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