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The Brave Journalists, Asia Report To End Impunity – Forbes

The Brave Journalists, Asia Report To End Impunity – Forbes

The United Nations made November 2 of this year the first annual International Day to End Impunity for Crimes against Journalists (#EndImpunity on Twitter). The UN, the Committee to Protect Journalists (CPJ), the International Federation of Journalists (IFJ), Reporters Without Borders (RSF), the International Press Institute (IPI), PEN International (PEN) and many other international organizations […]

Talent Strategies in Asia: Do Asian Leaders Behave Differently? – Forbes

Talent Strategies in Asia: Do Asian Leaders Behave Differently? – Forbes

I just completed a two week tour of Asia (Singapore, Hong Kong, Tokyo) and met with dozens of Human Resources and business leaders. It was a fascinating trip and I want to share a few thoughts. 1. Acute Leadership Gaps:  Asian Leaders Behave Differently. It’s easy to generalize about Asia (ie. the economies are growing rapidly, […]

Asia Pushes Hard for Clean Energy – New York Times

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German businesses in Asia: ‘The basic conditions have to be right’ – Deutsche Welle

DW: This year’s Asia-Pacific Conference is taking place in Vietnam. Why here? Hubert Lienhard: We were very keen for the conference to take place in one oft he ASEAN countries, and Vietnam is one of the region’s strongly growing and ambitious countries. Are you optimisitc about the economic situation in South East Asia? 600 million […]

All eyes on Asia – Deutsche Welle

Chinese shopping spree Some Asian companies just buyout their German competitors. Sany, a Chinese maker of construction equipment, paid more than half a billion euros in 2012 to acquire Putzmeister, the global leader in concrete pumps. In the same year, Weichai Power, a state-owned engine specialist, bought a large stake in Wiesbaden-based Kion-Group, a maker […]

Life Agent’s Career Highlights Changes in Industry – Wall Street Journal

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Why China won’t be Asia’s dominant power – CNBC

Initial claims for state unemployment benefits fell more than expected, while a reading on consumer prices came in unexpectedly unchanged. Why China won’t be Asia’s dominant power – CNBC}

Asian stocks follow US higher on upbeat econ data – Boston Herald

LONDON — Sentiment in the world’s markets remained fragile Wednesday, particularly with regard to the euro, as investors awaited the details of the capital controls Cyprus is expected to introduce when its banks reopen. The country’s banks, which have been closed for the best part of two weeks, are due to start doing business again […]

Asia stocks up, Europe flat before data release – MiamiHerald.com

HONG KONG — Asian stocks followed Wall Street higher on Wednesday after upbeat economic data from the world’s largest economy. But in Europe, markets were unsteady ahead of the release of more indicators that would provide further clues about the health of the world’s leading economies. Reports including a forward-looking German consumer confidence index and […]

Top Asia Fund Turning to Volatile Stocks: Riskless Return – Bloomberg

Top Asia Fund Turning to Volatile Stocks: Riskless Return – Bloomberg

Jesper Madsen, manager of the Matthews Asia Dividend Fund, beat rivals over the past five years with companies whose earnings are less vulnerable to economic slowdowns. Now, he’s turning to riskier stocks as investors are bidding up shares of stable companies. The $4.5 billion fund run by Madsen advanced 3.4 percent since 2008 through March […]