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Cyprus banks remain closed to avert run on deposits

Cyprus banks remain closed to avert run on deposits

26-Mar-2013 Intellasia | Reuters | 11:30 AM

The president of Cyprus assured his people a bailout deal he struck with the European Union was in their best interests, but banks will remain closed until Thursday – [...]
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Boeing tests 787 fix with Japan customers first in line

Boeing tests 787 fix with Japan customers first in line

26-Mar-2013 Intellasia | Bloomberg | 11:27 AM

Boeing Co. (BA) plans a final 787 test flight in “coming days” after taking the grounded Dreamliner aloft yesterday to evaluate fixes to lithium-ion batteries that [...]
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Asia starts to lead way on clean energy

26-Mar-2013 Intellasia | Sydney Morning Herald | 11:24 AM

Australia’s neighbours in Asia – especially China – are emerging as the countries best placed to prosper from moves to cut greenhouse gas emissions, an [...]
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News Highlights – Week of 18 – 22 March 2013

26-Mar-2013 Intellasia | AsianBondsOnline (press release) | 8:24 AM

Malaysia’s consumer price inflation accelerated to 1.5% year-on-year (y-o-y) in February from 1.3% in January. Price indices for all main groups rose except clothing [...]
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Asia Roundup: Cyprus deal spurs mart rally

26-Mar-2013 Intellasia | Business Times | Reuters | AFP | Bloomberg | AP | 8:18 AM

Asian markets rallied yesterday, Monday March 23, 2013 after Cyprus and its international lenders struck a deal that will qualify the island for a bailout and avoid the [...]
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Malaysia, not China, is Asia’s top investor in Africa

Malaysia, not China, is Asia’s top investor in Africa

26-Mar-2013 Intellasia | Reuters | 7:52 AM

Malaysia is ahead of China in terms of the size of its direct foreign investment (FDI) into Africa and the gap is widening, according to United Nations data published on [...]
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Revamped Cyprus deal to close bank, force losses

25-Mar-2013 Intellasia | Reuters | 9:18 AM

Cyprus clinched a last-ditch deal with international lenders on Monday for a 10 billion euro ($13 billion) bailout that will shut down its second largest bank and inflict [...]
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Bumpy road for Asian-style tuk tuks in S. Africa

Bumpy road for Asian-style tuk tuks in S. Africa

23-Mar-2013 Intellasia | AFP | 10:55 AM

From New Delhi to Bangkok, the brash, noisy tuk tuk is king of the road in south-east Asia. But the arrival of the three-wheeler taxis on Cape Town’s scenic streets has [...]
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Record crowd for Indonesia loan

23-Mar-2013 Intellasia | IFR Asia | 10:41 AM

Indonesian conglomerate CT Corp has established its credentials in the Asian loan market with a US$750m acquisition financing that pulled in a record number of banks. This [...]
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Asia talent still in demand as banks fine-tune

23-Mar-2013 Intellasia | Ifrasia. | 10:39 AM

For all the talk of bonus clawbacks and job cuts, the latest round of job-hopping in Asian investment banking shows that opportunities remain out there. And head-hunters [...]
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Volume of IPO deals in Asia fall in Q1 2013

23-Mar-2013 Intellasia | Channelnewsasia. | 10:38 AM

The volume of initial public offering (IPOs) deals has dropped dramatically in Asia in the first quarter of 2013. According to Ernst and Young’s Global IPO Update, [...]
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Only a gutter press can keep clean the gutters of public life

23-Mar-2013 Intellasia | Telegraph | 10:37 AM

OK, don’t take it from me. Listen to the voice of international business. Every year they do surveys, and they ask global executives to name the best place to do business [...]
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Asia Roundup: Marts fall as Cyprus fears grow

23-Mar-2013 Intellasia | Business Times | Reuters | AFP | Bloomberg | AP | 10:07 AM

Asian markets mostly fell and the euro suffered a sell-off yesterday, 22 March 2013 after the European Central Bank told Cyprus it would cut off funding to its banks if it [...]
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Women warriors break down barriers across Asia

22-Mar-2013 Intellasia | Thediplomat | 2:28 PM

The U.S. Pentagon has revealed that over the course of the next few years, nearly all combat slots will become open to women. The announcement changes years of traditional [...]
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A call to reverse urbanisation in Asia

22-Mar-2013 Intellasia | Financial Times | 2:26 PM

Who opposes urbanisation? No one, it seems. In the past decade, as hundreds of millions of people have left the countryside, the cheerleaders for more and bigger cities have [...]
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