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CalPERS investing $530m in China, Asia offices, malls

20-Aug-2012 Intellasia | Sacramento Bee | 7:01 AM

CalPERS today said it’s investing $530 million in office buildings and shopping malls in China and elsewhere in Asia. The California Public Employees’ Retirement [...]
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Who watches online video in Asia?

20-Aug-2012 Intellasia | zdnet | 7:01 AM

Analytics firm comScore has released a new reporton online video consumption in Asia, shedding some light on the habits of online video viewing across Asia Pacific. [...]
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Asia: Mostly higher

18-Aug-2012 Intellasia | Business Times | Reuters | AFP | Bloomberg | AP | 9:27 AM

Asian markets were mostly higher and the euro enjoyed strong support yesterday Friday August 17 as spirits were lifted by comments from German Chancellor Angela Merkel [...]
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N Korea turns to China for economic support

N Korea turns to China for economic support

18-Aug-2012 Intellasia | Telegraph | 9:20 AM

China has underlined its support for North Korea’s efforts to rebuild its economy, after a meeting between Hu Jintao, the Chinese president, and Jang Song-Thaek, the [...]
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China’s yuan decades from challenging dollar: cutting research

18-Aug-2012 Intellasia | Bloomberg | 7:01 AM

To see the status of China’s yuan as a major reserve currency in two decades, one need only look at the yen. The internationalisation of Japan’s currency in the [...]
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ANZ’s Smith sees damage to Asian rivals

18-Aug-2012 Intellasia | The Age | 7:01 AM

ANZ chief executive Mike Smith says recent blows to the reputations of Asian-focused rivals HSBC and Standard Charted are very serious. Allegations of money laundering and [...]
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Gold demand falls on weakness in China and India

18-Aug-2012 Intellasia | Money | 7:01 AM

Global demand for gold sank in the second quarter as buyers in China and India slowed their purchases of the precious metal, according to a report Thursday. The World Gold [...]
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Asia: Tokyo in limelight

17-Aug-2012 Intellasia | Business Times | Reuters | AFP | Bloomberg | AP | 8:47 AM

Asian markets were mixed yesterday Thursday August 16, with Tokyo the best performer as the yen weakened against the dollar owing to dimming expectations of fresh monetary [...]
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Jakarta seeks investment from Seoul

Jakarta seeks investment from Seoul

17-Aug-2012 Intellasia | Korea Times | 7:39 AM

Indonesia has long been one of South Korea’s top 10 trading partners. The bilateral economic relations between Indonesia and Korea gained a greater momentum when the [...]
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Clavister Appoints VADIS Systems as Australia-New Zealand Distributor

16-Aug-2012 Intellasia | ACN Newswire | 3:28 PM

Swedish network security specialist Clavister, recently announced it has appointed VADIS Systems as its new distributor for the Australia-New Zealand (ANZ) market. VADIS [...]
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Tokyo stocks shine in mostly higher Asia

16-Aug-2012 Intellasia | Market Watch | 11:00 AM

Asian markets mostly gained on Thursday, with higher oil prices broadly supporting the energy sector and Japanese shares getting an extra lift from a weaker yen. [...]
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Asia: Sentiment weakens

16-Aug-2012 Intellasia | Business Times | Reuters | AFP | Bloomberg | AP | 8:26 AM

Asian markets fell yesterday Wednesday August 15 despite better-than-expected US and European data, while Standard Chartered Bank rebounded after settling claims it helped [...]
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Southeast Asian companies look abroad

16-Aug-2012 Intellasia | FT.com | 7:01 AM

What price a Tiger? At Harry’s, a well-known hang-out in a strip of bars on Singapore’s Boat Quay, the answer is S$15 ($12) – about double what drinkers pay [...]
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Asian economies on different growth paths

16-Aug-2012 Intellasia | Bbc.co.uk | 7:01 AM

As Europe and the US have faltered, many of Asia’s biggest economies have slowed and there are doubts about the speed at which they can rebound. Japan, China and South [...]
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ING Asia sale raises regulatory hackles, may frustrate Dutch seller

16-Aug-2012 Intellasia | Reuters | 7:01 AM

As ING’s sale of its $7 billion Asia business enters the final stages, regulatory risks in Malaysia and Thailand remain a headache for potential buyers and could delay [...]
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