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H1N1 Flu kills 45 in Thailand this year

H1N1 Flu kills 45 in Thailand this year

25-Apr-2014 Intellasia | The Borneo Post | 6:00 AM

Dr Sopon Mekthon, director-general of the Department of Disease Control at the Ministry of Public Health, said a total of 29,821 cases were reported in 21 provinces across [...]
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Asia: Marts mixed after another Wall St rally

24-Apr-2014 Intellasia | Business Times | Reuters | AFP | Bloomberg | AP | 7:45 AM

Asian markets were mixed yesterday Wednesday April 23 following another Wall Street rally, while a provisional report showed a slight improvement in Chinese manufacturing [...]
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GLOBAL MARKETS-China PMI as predicted, Aussie drops after inflation data

24-Apr-2014 Intellasia | Reuters | 6:00 AM

Asian stock markets were little moved on Wednesday after a Chinese manufacturing survey met expectations, but the Australian dollar plunged to a two-week low after data [...]
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5 ecommerce milestones to look out for in Southeast Asia (Startup Asia preview)

24-Apr-2014 Intellasia | Tech in Asia | 6:00 AM

In 2014, consumer spending in ecommerce will hit $525 billion in Asia – half of the global total. As ecommerce continues to be a top investment destination for angels [...]
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Asia: Markets end mixed after Easter break

23-Apr-2014 Intellasia | Business Times | Reuters | AFP | Bloomberg | AP | 7:32 AM

Asian markets were mixed yesterday Tuesday April 22, the first-day trading for some markets after the Easter break, even though Wall Street provided another strong lead. The [...]
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GLOBAL MARKETS-Weak China shares depress Asia, Ukraine also a risk

23-Apr-2014 Intellasia | Reuters | 6:00 AM

Extended weakness in Chinese shares, driven by worries over liquidity and earnings, put a brake on other Asian stock markets on Tuesday despite Wall Street stocks rallying [...]
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Asia: Marts mixed in thin Easter holiday trade

22-Apr-2014 Intellasia | Business Times | Reuters | AFP | Bloomberg | AP | 8:57 AM

Asian markets were mostly lower in thin Easter holiday trade yesterday Monday April 21, with Japan’s Nikkei giving up early gains despite a weaker yen as data showed [...]
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8 startup funding rounds in Asia last week

22-Apr-2014 Intellasia | Tech in Asia | 6:00 AM

1. Otaku Mode | Japan Anime fan-site turned ecommerce portal Tokyo Otaku Mode raised JPY 270 million (US$2.64 million) in series A funding led by previous investor Itochu [...]
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57 startups in Asia that caught our eye

22-Apr-2014 Intellasia | Tech in Asia | 6:00 AM

1. Appota | Vietnam Appota specialises in mobile content delivery through its platform. It is also a graduate of the Founder’s Institute programme based in Hanoi. The [...]
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Asian stocks subdued on Ukraine caution, dollar firms vs yen

22-Apr-2014 Intellasia | Reuters | 6:00 AM

Asian stock markets were subdued on Monday, as tensions in Ukraine kept investors cautious amid an absence of catalysts as several markets remained closed for the Easter [...]
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AsianBondsOnline Newsletter (21 April 2014)

21-Apr-2014 Intellasia | AsianBondsOnline | 1:44 PM

The People’s Republic of China’s (PRC) gross domestic product (GDP) growth rate slowed to 7.4% year-on-year (y-o-y) in 1Q14 from 7.7% in 4Q13. The GDP growth rate [...]
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White House makes economics focus of Asia trip

White House makes economics focus of Asia trip

21-Apr-2014 Intellasia | AP | 6:00 AM

The White House is focusing President Barack Obama’s upcoming Asia-Pacific trip on the economic benefits of closer ties to the region, but regional security concerns [...]
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Asia: Marts mostly higher in quiet trade

19-Apr-2014 Intellasia | Business Times | Reuters | AFP | Bloomberg | AP | 8:43 AM

Asian markets mostly rose while the dollar edged up in holiday-narrowed trade yesterday Friday April 18 following a mixed lead from Wall Street and news of a deal between [...]
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Topix Rises After Yen Weakens as Ukraine Tensions Recede

19-Apr-2014 Intellasia | Bloomberg | 6:00 AM

Japanese shares rose in thin trading volume, with the Topix (TPX) index headed toward its biggest weekly gain this month, after the yen fell as tensions in Ukraine eased and [...]
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Asia: Mixed after US report, profit-taking

18-Apr-2014 Intellasia | Business Times | Reuters | AFP | Bloomberg | AP | 7:38 AM

Asian markets were mixed yesterday Thursday April 17 as a positive report on the United States economy and the Federal Reserve chief’s pledge to keep interest rates at [...]
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