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China stock market meddling will be reduced after bad year, vows Beijing

China stock market meddling will be reduced after bad year, vows Beijing

China?s heavy handed intervention in stock trading will cease and investment funds will be encouraged to buy into its equity market, as Beijing hopes to boost a stock market that has been among the world?s worst performers this year. The Financial Stability and Development Commission, part of the People?s Bank […]

Vairamuthu: I will release my next book after keeping it at MK?s feet

Vairamuthu: I will release my next book after keeping it at MK?s feet

Tirupur: Lyricist Vairamuthu said he will release his next book after keeping it at the feet (memorial) of the late chief minister M Karunanidhi. The lyricist delivered a speech on the late poet ?Kaviko? S Abdur Rahman in the city on Sunday, as part of ?Tamizhattrupadai? series. Vairamuthu has conducted […]

2 Shiv Sena cadres get 3-year jail for damaging govt bus

2 Shiv Sena cadres get 3-year jail for damaging govt bus

Tirupur: A trial court here has sentenced two Shiv Sena cadres to three years imprisonment for damaging a state-run bus following the demise of the party founder Bal Thackeray in November 17, 2012.The convicts were identified as Mahesh Kumar, 37, and Mahendran, 29, of Sukumar Nagar at Poolavadi near Udumalpet. […]

US investor appetite grows for Chinese stocks despite market bloodbath and trade worries

US investor appetite grows for Chinese stocks despite market bloodbath and trade worries

A stock market bloodbath in China this year may have spooked investors in the country, but Wall Street fund managers see bargains in the carnage. First Wilshire, a Pasadena, California-based firm managing about US$400 million of US capital, is among US investment managers that have been adding Chinese stocks in […]

Can China walk out of economic difficulties by relying on its old playbook of debt?

Can China walk out of economic difficulties by relying on its old playbook of debt?

China is banking on a new wave of debt-fuelled infrastructure spending to arrest a deepening economic slowdown, but the surge in local government debt may complicate Beijing?s long-term efforts of reining in financial risks in its economy. In an unusual move last week, China?s National People?s Congress Standing Committee authorised […]

Hong Kong companies need action, not talk, on diversity

Hong Kong companies need action, not talk, on diversity

Hong Kong competes on its reputation as a well but lightly regulated market. This philosophy is reflected in the Hong Kong stock exchange?s listing rules, which lay out a world-class standard of corporate governance but interpreted in a light-touch manner. Regulators try to avoid adding onerous requirements to compliance standards, […]

The Truth About War and Peace in Cambodia

The Truth About War and Peace in Cambodia

For decades, the official line from the United Nations and the bevy of international foreign ministers and diplomats who brokered the 1991 Paris Peace Accords was that their historical document ended the conflict that had afflicted Cambodia since the Khmer Rouge launched hostilities in 1968. The problem for some journalists, […]

A New Approach to China ? and the World ? From the US Department of Defense

A New Approach to China ? and the World ? From the US Department of Defense

It goes without saying that the biggest foreign policy challenge Patrick Shanahan faces in his new job as acting secretary of defense of the United States is the relationship with China.? His 30-plus year career at Boeing may have been just the training job for exactly that role. There are […]

YouTube Emerges as a New Tool for South Korean Whistleblowers

YouTube Emerges as a New Tool for South Korean Whistleblowers

It is an undeniable fact that YouTube has become a daily obsession for many people worldwide. The platform is used by 1.8 billion logged-in users each month, and that? is only growing. In South Korea, however,? YouTube is emerging as more than an entertainment hub. The video platform is becoming?a […]

Will India?s Trump Fears Ease With the New US Asia Reassurance Initiative Act?

Will India?s Trump Fears Ease With the New US Asia Reassurance Initiative Act?

On December 31, U.S. President Donald Trump signed the (ARIA), which promises to bring back to American priorities in the Indo-Pacific. The Act assumes particular importance in the context of China?s expanding and aggressive footprint across Asia, Africa, Europe, and Oceania and the responses by the United States as well […]