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Gates helps Australia’s richest man in bid to end slavery

11-Apr-2013 Intellasia | Bloomberg | 2:47 PM

Microsoft Corp. (MSFT) founder Bill Gates, who has gifted $28 billion to his charitable foundation, gave some simple advice to Australia’s richest man Andrew Forrest on his [...]
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China lending tops forecasts in support of economic rebound

11-Apr-2013 Intellasia | Bloomberg | 2:45 PM

China’s new yuan loans and money supply exceeded analyst estimates last month, aiding the nation’s recovery from the slowest growth in 13 years while adding to financial [...]
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Asian stocks climb for fourth day on stimulus; won strengthens

11-Apr-2013 Intellasia | Bloomberg | 2:44 PM

Asian stocks rose the most in almost seven months after Japan reiterated stimulus plans and China’s loan growth beat estimates. European stock futures were little changed [...]
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Shodan: The scariest search engine on the Internet

11-Apr-2013 Intellasia | CNNMoneyTech | 10:49 AM

“When people don’t see stuff on Google, they think no one can find it. That’s not true.” That’s according to John Matherly, creator of Shodan, [...]
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Asia Roundup: Marts mostly higher, Tokyo extends gains

11-Apr-2013 Intellasia | Business Times | Reuters | AFP | Bloomberg | AP | 8:21 AM

Asian markets were mostly higher yesterday, Wednasday Appril 10 2013 with Tokyo supported by the weak yen, while Shanghai slipped following a rare trade deficit for China in [...]
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Australia consumer confidence falls in April

10-Apr-2013 Intellasia | Reuters | 3:08 PM

A measure of Australian consumer confidence fell in April to end three months of solid gains, a reminder of how brittle the mood can be despite low interest rates and a [...]
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Expats benefit as Asia’s budget airlines bloom

10-Apr-2013 Intellasia | | 3:06 PM

As a number of low-cost carriers fight for market dominance, expats in Asia are jumping on board cheaper flights A budget airline war in Asia could spell good news for expats [...]
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What Europe’s mistakes teach Asia

10-Apr-2013 Intellasia | Wall Street Journal | 3:04 PM

A Chinese proverb tells us that it is wise to learn from your own mistakes but wiser to learn from the mistakes of others. Asian leaders should take this advice to heart as [...]
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Asia a growing target for APTs

10-Apr-2013 Intellasia | Zdnet | 10:41 AM

Asia is increasingly a target of advanced persistent threats (APTs) as it rises in global prominence with the presence of multinationals and big local brands planting offices [...]
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Prescriptive cybersecurity frameworks ‘too early’ for Asia

10-Apr-2013 Intellasia | Zdnet | 10:33 AM

A prescriptive framework whereby regulators issue security best practices for companies to follow, may not work in Asia-Pacific as most countries in the region are still in [...]
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Singapore to ‘overtake Switzerland as banking centre by 2020′

10-Apr-2013 Intellasia | AFP | 10:30 AM

Singapore is the world’s fastest growing wealth centre and is predicted to overtake Switzerland to become the largest offshore private banking market by 2020, according to [...]
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Ballooning gas exports to leave Australian wind winner

10-Apr-2013 Intellasia | Bloomberg | 10:28 AM

Australia’s $65 billion of projects to export liquefied natural gas from the east coast are set to push up domestic prices, opening the way for record investment at home in [...]
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Carnival cruise group expanding in Asia

Carnival cruise group expanding in Asia

10-Apr-2013 Intellasia | AFP | 10:26 AM

Carnival, the world’s largest cruise group, unveiled its Asian expansion plans on Tuesday, predicting the regional market for leisure voyages will grow dramatically [...]
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BRICS without mortar as confidence crumbles

10-Apr-2013 Intellasia | | 10:17 AM

(Commentary) Last month, China’s new president, Xi Jinping, chose Moscow for his first foreign visit. He and Russian President Vladimir Putin announced a number of [...]
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Asia Roundup: Mostly up on China CPI data

10-Apr-2013 Intellasia | Business Times | Reuters | AFP | Bloomberg | AP | 9:05 AM

Asian markets mostly rose yesterday,Tuesday April 09 2013 boosted by positive inflation data from China, but Tokyo’s winning streak ended on profit-taking as the yen [...]
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