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ATLANTIC PANAMAX DRY: Rates rise on thinning tonnage, lack of Pacific ballasters - Shipping

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platts.com - Panamax rates climbed higher due to tightening tonnage and a lack of ballasters from the Pacific, sources said Thursday. The route from Hampton Roads, Virginia, to Rotterdam, basis 70,000 mt, was a...

Double offer - Fiji Times Online

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fijitimes.com - CHEVENING scholarships funded by the British Government and available for Pacific Island students have been doubled as of this year. This was confirmed yesterday by British High Commissioner Roderi...

HDB resale prices down 1.7% on-quarter in Q3 - Channel NewsAsia

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channelnewsasia.com - SINGAPORE: Prices of resale flats fell by 1.7 per cent on-quarter in the third quarter of 2014, while the number of resale transactions rose 2.8 per cent, according to the Housing and Development B...

Mapletree Commercial Trust reports 8.8% rise in Q2 net property income - Channel NewsAsia

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channelnewsasia.com - SINGAPORE:  Mapletree Commercial Trust (MCT) on Friday (Oct 24) reported higher income for the three months to September as sales at VivoCity bucked the industry trend by rising year-on-year. MCT, ...

SAP to open new innovation centre in Singapore by end-2014 - Channel NewsAsia

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channelnewsasia.com - SINGAPORE: Software giant SAP will be opening its SAP Innovation Center in the city-state by the end of the year, as it expands its regional footprint in its 25th year in Asia Pacific. The SAP Inno...

Pact on transboundary haze with Indonesia soon | News | Eco-Business

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eco-business.com - Malaysia and Indonesia are still discussing how to effectively tackle transboundary haze. Department of Environment director-general Datuk Halimah Hassan said both countries were in the process of ...

SPRING sets up appeal panel to review grant applications - Channel NewsAsia

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channelnewsasia.com - SINGAPORE: A Grant Appeal Advisory Panel has been set up by SPRING Singapore to review appeal cases for its Capability Development Grant (CDG). The panel, comprising private sector individuals, wil...

Russia Not Eager to Substitute Exports to Europe With Asia-Pacific: Minister | Business

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en.ria.ru - MOSCOW, October 22 (RIA Novosti) - Russia does not want to increase exports to the Asia-Pacific region at the expense of trade with Europe, Russian Economic Development Minister Alexei Ulyukayev sa...

Singapore's factory output falls 1.2% in September on a sharp drop in biomedicals

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straitstimes.com - Manufacturing output here contracted 1.2 per cent in September from the same month a year ago, mainly due to a sharp drop in biomedical production, the Economic Development Board (EDB) said on Frid...

Union Pacific profit up 19% as its service faces more scrutiny

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hihid.co - Google News - Union Pacific Corp., employer of 8,000 Nebraskans, reported Thursday that third-quarter profit rose 19 percent, though two gauges of the railroad's network efficiency worsened. Hashta...

USCBC News Overview

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us5.campaign-archive1.com -  US-China Business Council News Overview – October 24, 2014                                                                                                                                          ...

New measures to help foreigners planning to marry Singaporeans - Channel NewsAsia

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channelnewsasia.com - SINGAPORE: More measures have been introduced to help couples in which one spouse is a Singaporean and the other a foreigner to better plan for their future, the Ministry of Social and Family Devel...

Union Pacific Continues Upward Locomotion With Q3 EPS UNP

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hihid.co - Google News - Union Pacific (NYSE:UNP) continued its upward locomotion in the third quarter, with earnings and revenue results surpassing expectations on freight volume growth, core pricing gains a...

Obama secretly signing away U.S. sovereignty

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wnd.com - Despite the government shutdown, the Obama administration has continued secret negotiations to complete what is known as the Trans-Pacific Partnership, or TPP. The expansive plan is a proposed free...

Union Pacific CEO: Major rail mergers 'don't make sense'

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hihid.co - Google News - CHICAGO Oct 23 (Reuters) - The chief executive of No. 1 U.S. railroad Union Pacific Corp said on Thursday that he does not think mergers of major railroads "make sense" because of the...

454 transport service professionals recognised for going the extra mile - Channel NewsAsia

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channelnewsasia.com - SINGAPORE: For going the extra mile to make the journey a more pleasant experience for commuters, 454 service professionals were given the National Kindness Award - Transport Gold on Friday (Oct 24...

CapitaCommercial Trust posts 2.9% rise in distribution per unit for Q3 - Channel NewsAsia

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channelnewsasia.com - SINGAPORE: CapitaCommercial Trust Managment (CCT) on Friday (Oct 24) announced a distribution per unit (DPU) of 2.1 cents for the third quarter, a 2.9 per cent increase from the same quarter last y...

S$509,000: Bill for renovation contractor who failed to declare GST liability - Channel NewsAsia

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channelnewsasia.com - SINGAPORE: A renovation contractor who failed to register his company for Goods and Services Tax (GST) liability for four years was ordered to pay a total of S$509,000.80 in back-dated taxes, penal...

China new-home prices fall in September - MarketWatch

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marketwatch.com - SHANGHAI--The average price of new homes in 70 Chinese cities fell year over year in September for the first time in nearly two years, as property developers continue to cut prices to lure home buy...

Ezra Holdings reports higher quarterly gain, drop in full-year profit

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straitstimes.com - SINGAPORE - Ezra Holdings, which provides solutions to the offshore oil and gas sector, posted a 10 per cent rise in fourth quarter net profit to US$11 million (S$13.8 million). Revenue for the thr...

Retail prices ease, rents inch up in Q3, Real Estate - THE BUSINESS TIMES

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businesstimes.com.sg - PRICES of retail space dipped 0.2 per cent in the third quarter, after slipping 0.3 per cent in the previous quarter. But retail rents edged up 0.1 per cent during the period - though slower than t...

SIA's strategy in tough airline business , News, News, AsiaOne Business News

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business.asiaone.com - SINGAPORE - Over the weekend, it emerged that Singapore Airlines (SIA) will be taking up a majority stake to save the loss-making Tigerair, raising its stake in the budget airline from 40 per cent ...

VPO Press Release - United Expands Pacific Footprint with Four New Route Launches Next Week

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virtualpressoffice.com - CHICAGO, Oct. 24, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- United Airlines will launch four new Pacific routes next week, beginning with nonstop service between Los Angeles and Melbourne, Australia, and between San Fr...

Industrial property prices, rents down in Q3, Real Estate - THE BUSINESS TIMES

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businesstimes.com.sg - A RAMP-UP in supply of industrial space and anti-speculation measures have dented prices and rents in the third quarter, with the softness most pronounced in the factory space segment. And property...

Options investors see good times rolling for Facebook

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uk.reuters.com - NEW YORK (Reuters) - Facebook Inc investors used to wild swings in the company's shares following its earnings reports are looking for relative calm on Tuesday, after the social media company posts...

Despite resignations, ‘business as usual’

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todayonline.com - Following the recent departures of several senior executives from South-east Asia’s largest developer CapitaLand, president and group chief executive Lim Ming Yan told reporters yesterday that busi...

U.S. airlines report strong third quarter profits - Yahoo Finance UK

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finance.yahoo.com - (Reuters) - Several U.S. airlines reported strong third-quarter profits on Thursday, helped by falling fuel costs, with many topping Wall Street's earnings per share estimates. The results sent mos...

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