Monday, 22 December 2014

Asia Pacific

  • Weekend Box-Office: Final 'Hobbit' Has A 5-Day $90 Million Opening, Has ...

    07:56 | 22/12/14
    Indie Wire (blog)
    Those numbers were nowhere near Paul Thomas Anderson's "The Master" (which holds the record for the 2nd highest limited release opening ever after "The Grand Budapest Hotel"), but still terrific grosses and the fourth highest limited release opening of ... more»
  • UN predictions fall short: Gaza uninhabitable today

    07:56 | 22/12/14
    RT (blog)
    As with prior military operations, the Israelis in 2014 targeted water and sewage lines, electricity networks, hospitals, primary health centers, ambulances and medics, bridges and major roads, key governmental buildings, schools and universities ... more»
  • Iwan Baan: No Filter

    07:00 | 22/12/14
    “Here, you can see what architecture can do in even the most remote places with the most limited funding. Here in ... It's used by the schools, the missions, visiting medical teams or anyone else who needs to rest in the shade of the desert around it ... more»
Asia Pacific Snapshot
NZ50NZSX 50 Index5,5455,5185,52870.13%
TWITrade Weighted Index78.5678.5678.560.130.17%
STIStraits Times - Singapore3,2873,2583,280361.11%
NI225Nikkei 22517,62117,47217,6214112.39%
HSIHang Seng23,19023,04123,1172841.25%
Latest Asia Pacific News
  • Barrier Reef Mega Casino Receives Environmental Approval

    07:00 | 22/12/14
    Casino.Org News
    A controversial plan to build an $8 billion mega-resort casino in the far north of Queensland, close to Australia's famous Great Barrier Reef, gained momentum this week when its environmental impact statement was approved by the coordinator general ... more»
  • Rajasthan CM Vasundhara Raje signs MoU for 1000 MW solar plant

    06:15 | 22/12/14
    Daily News & Analysis
    "We are committed to creating an investor-friendly environment in the state, and we are progressing towards achieving the target of 25,000 MW solar energy generation in the next five years," she said while singing the MoU with Azure Power. The chief ... more»
  • 2 cops ambushed, fatally shot in car; gunman kills himself

    06:15 | 22/12/14
    Tulsa World
    He then clicked on his cellphone and played one message in which the male caller used the N-word to address the preacher, followed by a stream of four-letter words used to describe protest actions Sharpton has led against police-involved deaths of ... more»
  • US coal mines nearing record low in worker deaths

    05:52 | 22/12/14
    Burleson Star
    Main took over the agency five months before the worst U.S. mining disaster in four decades, the explosion at the Massey Energy-owned Upper Big Branch mine. Federal investigations have concluded that blast was sparked by worn and broken equipment, ... more»
  • Energiya Global to build solar array in Georgia

    05:41 | 22/12/14
    Following the climate conference in Lima, Peru, Energiya Global, managed by co-founder, president, and CEO Yosef Abramowitz, has signed an agreement to construct the first solar array in eastern Georgia in the US. more»
  • Oil price plunge: Solace for consumers, anxiety for govt

    05:30 | 22/12/14
    The Express Tribune
    Pakistan is no exception and it could face a similar situation as the sharp drop in crude prices is threatening economic growth in several oil-producing nations and may slow down global demand, which will leave its impact on Pakistan's exports. Reports ... more»
  • NFL Sunday - Assessing the Pats defensive roster heading to the end of the ...

    05:30 | 22/12/14
    Plays but to jumper or vector for the five plays us pretty good job. Yeah and we it was fast these can be expected to see him working whit Ayers it to see the impact that Ayers is how ... And just in just be healthy in just learned what it takes to ... more»
  • 'Saturday Night Live' Christmas Music: 5 Great Moments

    05:18 | 22/12/14
    So when he stopped by SNL, he naturally had to participate in a sketch in addition to some singing. Impressions of Sting, Taylor Swift, MIA, and Russell Brand as Buble duet partners followed, but the real treat was Fallon's perfect early-era Justin Bieber. more»
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