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New Zealand/Australia Morning Call-Global markets

04-Feb-2014 Intellasia | Reuters | 6:00 AM

A selloff in emerging markets sent a cold chill down Wall Street, triggering a slide on Friday and making January its worst month since May 2012 after one of its best years [...]
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Indian state bars foreign supermarkets in latest blow for chains

04-Feb-2014 Intellasia | Reuters | 6:00 AM

The Indian state of Rajasthan has barred foreign direct investment in supermarkets, an ominous sign for global retailers who covet India’s vast but fragmented retail [...]
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India vs. the US: When Central Bankers Collide

04-Feb-2014 Intellasia | Businessweek | 6:00 AM

Central banking isn’t a contact sport like football, or even cricket. But the head of India’s central bank, who until recently was living and working in the US, [...]
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Australian Exchange to Open Singapore Office This Year

04-Feb-2014 Intellasia | Bloomberg | 6:00 AM

ASX Ltd (ASX) will hire staff for a new office in Singapore this year as Australia’s main exchange operator seeks to do more business with Asian hedge funds and [...]
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Russia races to complete hotels amid security concerns

04-Feb-2014 Intellasia | AFP | 6:00 AM

The organisers of Sochi Olympics on Sunday raced to finish all the hotels for the start of the Games in less than a week, as Australia banned athletes from leaving the [...]
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India set to ease visa restrictions: report

04-Feb-2014 Intellasia | AFP | 6:00 AM

Tourists travelling to India from up to 180 countries will no longer have to queue up at their local consulates to obtain visas under reforms expected to be approved this [...]
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Global automakers scour India’s backroads in search of dream market

04-Feb-2014 Intellasia | Reuters | 6:00 AM

For global automakers, the dusty backroads of rural India could be the new El Dorado. As economic torpor suffocates demand for new cars in India’s megacities, incomes [...]
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Analysis: Australia’s home-brewed inflation a hangover for central bank

04-Feb-2014 Intellasia | Reuters | 6:00 AM

The laudable desire of Australians to be well educated and healthy is proving an expensive one as escalating costs add to inflationary pressures even as the broader economy [...]
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India ‘disappointed’ after US downgrades air safety ranking

03-Feb-2014 Intellasia | AFP | 6:00 AM

US aviation authorities have downgraded India’s safety ranking in a “disappointing” and “surprising” move that will hit air links between the [...]
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Burma migrant workers return from Malaysia

03-Feb-2014 Intellasia | Elevenmyanmar | 6:00 AM

Myanmar migrant workers held in a detention centre in Malaysia arrived back home on Wednesday evening, thanks to a chartered flight arranged by the Sitagu aid group of [...]
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India Invites Japan To Develop Infrastructure In Its Northeast

03-Feb-2014 Intellasia | Thediplomat | 6:00 AM

Japanese prime minister Shinzo Abe’s visit to New Delhi last weekend resulted in a fairly long list of advances in the strategic partnership between India and Japan. [...]
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Australia denies asylum-seeker harm as boats turned back

Australia denies asylum-seeker harm as boats turned back

03-Feb-2014 Intellasia | AFP | 6:00 AM

Australia on Friday denied fresh claims of asylum-seeker abuse by its navy as “completely unsubstantiated” while confirming for the first time that it was turning [...]
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AP appoints Baker as Southeast Asia photo editor

AP appoints Baker as Southeast Asia photo editor

03-Feb-2014 Intellasia | AFP | 6:00 AM

Mark Baker, Malaysia and Singapore chief of bureau for The Associated Press, has been appointed to the new role of Southeast Asia photo editor, based in Jakarta, Indonesia. [...]
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Asia rings in Year of the Horse with fireworks, festivities

03-Feb-2014 Intellasia | AFP | 6:00 AM

Fireworks illuminated the skies across Asia and millions of families gathered together Friday to usher in the Year of the Horse, kicking off a week of celebrations that [...]
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India vs. the US: When Central Bankers Collide

03-Feb-2014 Intellasia | Businessweek | 6:00 AM

Central banking isn’t a contact sport like football, or even cricket. But the head of India’s central bank, who until recently was living and working in the US, [...]
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