Sunday, 26 October 2014

Asia Pacific

  • Wild all over Tampa Bay in blowout victory

    15:43 | 26/10/14
    Minneapolis Star Tribune
    The Wild's flirtation with a 50-percent shooting percentage of course didn't last, but the Wild completed a 2 for 2 homestand in rousing fashion in front of 18,884 patrons at Xcel Energy Center. With the banged-up Lightning anxious to return to balmy ... more»
  • Ohio State vs. Penn State: Rivalry has yet to fully develop

    15:26 | 26/10/14
    Columbus Dispatch
    Meyer won't acknowledge that any rivalry measures up to the one against the school whose name cannot even be uttered. For years, Penn State closed its regular season against Michigan State, but the Buckeyes are a more natural rival. more»
  • SPASH boys, girls qualify as team for state

    15:15 | 26/10/14
    Marshfield News-Herald
    ... DAILY HERALD MEDIA. Photo by Thomas Kujawski/FOR CENTRAL WISCONSIN SUNDAY MEDIA (Photo: TOM KUJAWSKI) ... Wausau West surprised D.C. Everest to finish as the boys runner-up and advance to state. "We've been chipping away at ... more»
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TWITrade Weighted Index76.3276.3276.320.010.01%
STIStraits Times - Singapore3,2343,2103,223140.43%
NI225Nikkei 22515,37715,23215,2921531.01%
HSIHang Seng23,35323,15723,302310.13%
 
 
Latest Asia Pacific News
  • What a commodity bust would mean for Canada's economy

    15:15 | 26/10/14
    Macleans.ca
    Whereas two years ago miners were hollering about a shortage of skilled labour, the job vacancy rate for the mining, oil and gas sector has since fallen to its lowest level since Statistics Canada began tracking it in 2011. more»
  • (Luis Vilches|

    14:52 | 26/10/14
    The Virginian-Pilot
    Among the society's membership were such famous names as Henry Clay, Andrew Jackson, Francis Scott Key and Daniel Webster. The motivations and philosophies of its members varied, but the group helped hundreds of free blacks sail ... Smolenyak became ... more»
  • Tearing down to build UL up

    14:52 | 26/10/14
    The Daily Advertiser
    In 2009, university officials brought the Fletcher Hall situation before the Louisiana Interim Emergency Board, whose members agreed that the building had deteriorated to a point of needing renovation. Work is still being done on the building five ... more»
  • College Football Rewind: Why Mississippi St. may be Auburn 2013

    14:50 | 26/10/14
    CBSSports.com
    The Bulldogs recorded seven sacks against Kentucky, their most since 1999 against Oklahoma State, and they're averaging four sacks a game this season. more»
  • Asia spawns a bank

    14:39 | 26/10/14
    DAWN.com
    Finance Minister Ishaq Dar put his signature on the formation of the Asian Infrastructure and Investment Bank and Pakistan became a member of a new line of development banks coming out of China that are looking to break the monopoly the advanced ... more»
  • Arrival of Gostisbehere creates quite a bit of buzz

    14:30 | 26/10/14
    The Delaware County Daily Times
    With both Braydon Coburn and Andrew MacDonald lost to foot injuries for four weeks, an already pressured group of defensemen were trying hard not to act overly excited about Gostisbehere's debut. more»
  • Difference engine

    14:11 | 26/10/14
    The Economist
    Today, a handful of places that sit astride seismic belts or are close to active volcanoes such as Iceland, the Philippines, Costa Rica and New Zealand get a significant proportion of their heat and electricity from geothermal sources. ... Geothermal ... more»
  • Handicapping NBA Eastern Conference: Like LeBron James, It's Rebuilding

    13:56 | 26/10/14
    Forbes
    Welcome to the home of the 15 luckiest teams in the NBA, who can thank their lucky stars they have one thing in common: They're not in the West. more»
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