Wednesday, 20 August 2014

Asia Pacific

  • Fighting Erupts in Gaza After Peace Talks Fail

    20:03 | 20/8/14
    19, 2014. Image: AP Photo/Adel Hana/Associated Press ... The breakdown in talks and the resumption of violence marked a bitter ending to nearly a week of Egyptian-led diplomacy meant to end the heaviest fighting between Israel and Hamas since the ... more»
  • How the NHS can deal with soaring drugs prices

    19:30 | 20/8/14
    The Guardian
    Photograph: Bloomberg via Getty Images ... Described as a “kick in the teeth” by Prostate Cancer UK, the decision comes after a similar Nice ruling the week before on kadcyla, shown to prolong life for a certain group of breast cancer patients ... more»
  • News in brief - 20/08/14

    19:26 | 20/8/14
    Lancashire Evening Post
    A PRESTON golfer scored a hole-in-one during a recent club competition and was rewarded with a limited-edition BOSS watch as recognition for the achievement. more»
Asia Pacific Snapshot
NZ50NZSX 50 Index5,1535,1045,140130.25%
TWITrade Weighted Index78.8478.8478.840.340.43%
STIStraits Times - Singapore3,3323,3213,32580.26%
NI225Nikkei 22515,49315,43415,45450.03%
HSIHang Seng25,19025,05725,160370.15%
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  • Embattled Sen. Begich's secret weapon: Alaska

    19:18 | 20/8/14
    For many voters, going with the person they know and trust matters far more than party labels. "The national policies are important," said Bill Popp, president of the Anchorage Economic Development Corp. more»
  • ChinaCache International's (CCIH) CEO Song Wang on Q2 2014 Results ...

    19:18 | 20/8/14
    Seeking Alpha (registration)
    ChinaCache International Holdings Ltd. (NASDAQ:CCIH). Q2 2014 Earnings Conference Call .... During the second quarter, we also continue our focus on improving internal operational efficiency, in particular, cost of structure optimization, bandwidth ... more»
  • Data check: Not so EAGER for NSF funding?

    18:56 | 20/8/14
    Science AAAS
    Don Rice, a 20-year veteran in the division of ocean chemistry within NSF's geosciences directorate, says that “peer review is the absolute foundation for determining the best investment of our limited funds.” EAGER awards should be ... year on 123 ... more»
  • Vision Group's social media team for Pakasa

    18:54 | 20/8/14
    New Vision
    Scheduled to take place at Kampala Parents School in Naguru from 9:00am to 2:00pm, the forum, which will run under the theme: Creating opportunities for youth in East Africa, will host Kenyan President Uhuru Kenyatta as the keynote speaker. more»
  • Is Telstra Corporation Ltd overvalued?

    18:45 | 20/8/14
    Motley Fool Australia
    Shares in telco giant Telstra Corporation Ltd (ASX: TLS) have again trended higher today as investors responded to its recent set of strong full-year results. more»
  • Partner Communications Announces the Publishing of Hearings and Law ...

    18:45 | 20/8/14
    Wall Street Journal
    At this stage, the Company is unable to evaluate the scope of investments and expenses required in order to comply with the terms of the draft amendments to the Licenses that were attached to the Hearings and the provisions of the Draft Memorandum ... more»
  • Chef Walter's Flavors + Knowledge: Blueberry Crisp

    18:22 | 20/8/14
    To this day, the United States cultivates and supplies over half of all blueberries on a global basis. Among the 275 million pounds of blueberries grown ... Yet commercial cultivation of blueberries in Europe has been a relatively recent phenomenon ... more»
  • $1000000 up for grabs for Blackcaps fans

    18:22 | 20/8/14
    YahooXtra Blogs (blog)
    Tui Brewery Ltd, official beer of New Zealand Cricket (NZC), is proud to announce a partnership agreement with the International Cricket Council (ICC) for the ICC Cricket World Cup 2015. more»
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