Sunday, 19 April 2015

Asia Pacific

  • Families to mark Gallipoli Campaign

    20:37 | 19/4/15
    Richmond and Twickenham Times
    The disastrous Gallipoli campaign left Ernest Boissier with shrapnel wounds, a Distinguished Service Cross and a life-long aversion to flies, his son recalled. more»
  • 'Sitting duck' warning: No extra security

    19:18 | 19/4/15
    New Zealand Herald
    "Whilst it is Scentre Group's policy not to publicly discuss security procedures, we can confirm significant business resources are focussed on the risk and security arrangements in our centres. more»
  • Metro Detroit cancer centers bulk up

    19:18 | 19/4/15
    Crain's Detroit Business
    To enhance cancer screening, another new emphasis for St. John is genetic therapy. The health system has hired two geneticists and a genetic counselor. more»
Asia Pacific Snapshot
CodeNameHighLowLastChange
NZ50NZSX 50 Index5,8855,8615,861200.34%
TWITrade Weighted Index81.8681.8681.860.370.46%
STIStraits Times - Singapore3,5373,5143,52560.18%
NI225Nikkei 22519,81519,63819,6532331.17%
HSIHang Seng27,96927,59827,653870.31%
 
 
Latest Asia Pacific News
  • Air and sea hunt for kayaker missing in the Solent

    18:33 | 19/4/15
    Daily Echo
    An air-sea search is to continue today for a kayaker missing in the Solent. A coastguard helicopter, rescue teams and lifeboats were launched last night to search off the coast of Hill Head. more»
  • Ibadan Was My First Encounter with City Life

    18:00 | 19/4/15
    THISDAY Live
    That made life easy for me as a child. ... By August 1961, I got another job in the then Nigerian Broadcasting Corporation Commercial Services in Lagos where I was the first Production Unit Officer, a senior public service back then. ... Ltd. as an ... more»
  • Maryland's Eastern hognose snake

    18:00 | 19/4/15
    Frederick News Post (subscription)
    The snake can be yellow, tan, brown, or black, with reddish dark blotches on the back that are interspaced. All black eastern hognose snakes are common in ... They burrow deep within loose dirt during winter. This snake is fascinating. One reason is ... more»
  • Researchers may have cure for colorblindess

    17:37 | 19/4/15
    TwinCities.com-Pioneer Press
    Other careers that can be limited include those of chefs, decorators, electricians and house painters, all of which require detailed color vision. more»
  • Deloitte's predictions report for the Dubai real estate sector in 2015

    17:36 | 19/4/15
    Zawya (registration)
    ... to improve end-user and investor confidence, which will have obvious benefits to the Dubai property market as a whole," said Robin Williamson, managing director, Deloitte Corporate Finance Limited (regulated by the Dubai International Financial ... more»
  • News Briefs

    17:26 | 19/4/15
    Tulsa World
    National Security Commission head Monte Alejandro Rubido says the Friday violence in Reynosa, across the border from McAllen, Texas, followed the arrest of Hernandez Fuentes and three other suspected members. more»
  • Texas A&M Muster memorial to honor Aggies who defended Corregidor Island ...

    17:26 | 19/4/15
    Bryan-College Station Eagle
    The last time Bob Epstein stood on Corregidor Island, he became a treasured part of Texas A&M University history. On Tuesday, exactly 69 years after he posed with 127 fellow Aggies for the iconic 1946 Muster photo in front of a makeshift block-T flag ... more»
  • Saudi Arabia's SABIC profit falls but beats forecasts

    17:15 | 19/4/15
    Al-Arabiya
    audi Basic Industries Corp (SABIC), one of the world's largest petrochemicals groups, reported a 39 percent drop in first-quarter net income on Sunday that was not as large a fall as analysts had forecast. more»
Global Indices
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COMP4,932761.52%
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SP5002,081241.13%
DAX11,6893102.58%
FTSE6,995660.93%
NI22519,6532331.17%
TWI81.860.370.46%
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