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  • Typhoon Rammasun causes huge economic losses in China

    South Korea News.Net - Sunday 20th July, 2014

    Direct economic losses caused by super typhoon Rammasun amounted to 26.55 billion yuan ($4.32 billion) in south China, official figures said Sunday. The strongest typhoon in four decades has ...

  • Internet mobile users in China surpass computer ones

    South Korea News.Net - Tuesday 22nd July, 2014

    The number of people who use mobile to surf internet in China has surpassed the number of people using computers to go on web, says an industry report by the China Internet Network Information ...

  • Aconex Names Adam Lewis Chairman of the Board

    Aconex Names Adam Lewis Chairman of the Board

    Marketwired - Tuesday 22nd July, 2014

    MELBOURNE, AUSTRALIA--(Marketwired - Jul 22, 2014) - Aconex, provider of the 1 cloud solution to manage the world's largest construction and engineering projects, today announced the election of ...

  • Qualys Releases Support for Singapore MAS IBTRM Guidelines

    Qualys Releases Support for Singapore MAS IBTRM Guidelines

    Marketwired - Monday 21st July, 2014

    SINGAPORE--(Marketwired - Jul 21, 2014) - RSA Conference Asia Pacific and Japan --Qualys, Inc. (NASDAQ: QLYS), a pioneer and leading provider of cloud security and compliance solutions, today ...

  • StatPro Wins Major New StatPro Revolution Contract in Europe

    StatPro Wins Major New StatPro Revolution Contract in Europe

    Marketwired - Monday 21st July, 2014

    LONDON, UNITED KINGDOM--(Marketwired - Jul 21, 2014) - StatPro Group plc (AIM: SOG), the AIM listed provider of cloud-based portfolio analytics for the global asset management industry, today ...

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  • Chinas Xi eyes increased investment in Cuba

    West Australian - Tuesday 22nd July, 2014

    Havana (AFP) - Chinese President Xi Jinping is visiting Cuba with hopes of expanding political and economic ties in the fellow communist nation. The tour of the Americas' only one-party ...

  • Strong earthquake hits Fiji islands

    the Sun daily - Tuesday 22nd July, 2014

    : A strong earthquake with a magnitude of 6.6 on the Richter scale hit the Fiji islands at 10.54 last night. According to a statement from the Malaysian Meteorological Department, the epicentre of ...

  • Australia‚Äôs Shaun Marsh to miss UAE series against Pakistan after surgery

    The National - Tuesday 22nd July, 2014

    Australia's Shaun Marsh was an instrumental part of the side that topped South Africa in a Test series in February. Alexander Joe / AFP / February 12, ...

  • Clothes To Die For review it said so much more than boo sweatshops

    The Guardian - Tuesday 22nd July, 2014

    Rana Plaza building collapse in Dhaka last year , in which more than 1,100 people died, has been covered exhaustively. I think most vaguely news-aware people know what happened, no? And why it ...

  • Is freelancing a lonely business

    The Guardian - Tuesday 22nd July, 2014

    When Kirsty Wilson first switched from an office job to freelancing from home she revelled in the freedom and flexibility. "I loved being able to have a lie-in, do household chores in between ...

  • Seven questions that will tell you how well you know your local area

    The Guardian - Tuesday 22nd July, 2014

    data visualisation centre at the Office for National Statistics (ONS) tests your demographic knowledge about where you live. Pop in your postcode and answer the questions to see if you're a ...

  • Child marriage one in three brides under 18 wed before 15th birthday

    The Guardian - Tuesday 22nd July, 2014

    children , with one in three of them married before their 15th birthday, according to a global prevalence study.As activists, politicians and campaigners gather for the ...

  • As long as it exists child marriage will stand in the way of gender equality

    The Guardian - Tuesday 22nd July, 2014

    Girls attend class in Bamako, Mali. Child marriage often denies girls access to education, drastically limiting their prospects. Photograph: Joe ...

  • Michael Gove has gone Nicky Morgan must deal with the problems he left

    The Guardian - Tuesday 22nd July, 2014

    Nicky Morgan would now be in charge at Sanctuary Buildings wouldn't have been taken seriously. With only nine months to make her mark, she doesn't have the luxury of time, but she will ...

  • Priyanka Chopra female genital mutilation harms us all

    The Guardian - Tuesday 22nd July, 2014

    harmful practices such as child marriage and female genital mutilation or cutting (FGM).Though the data is difficult to come by, it is estimated that more than 700 million women worldwide were ...

  • The Guardian view on collapsing plans to sell off student debt

    The Guardian - Tuesday 22nd July, 2014

    blushing Nick Clegg said , to ditch the "dreams" of protest politics and "deal with the way that the world is". How remarkable, then, that four years on from the hike in college ...

  • Damon Albarn is writing a family musical

    The Guardian - Tuesday 22nd July, 2014

    Damon Albarn says he is to write a West End musical "in the spirit of Lionel Bart". The Blur founder, who has previously written two operas, claims he will soon turn his attention to ...

  • Japan Leading Index Lowest Since January 2013

    RTT News - Tuesday 22nd July, 2014

    Japan's leading index declined more than estimated in May to the lowest since early 2013, final data from Cabinet Office showed Tuesday.The leading index fell to 104.8 in May from 106.5 in ...

  • Japan All Industry Activity Rebounds In Line With Expectations In May

    RTT News - Tuesday 22nd July, 2014

    Japan's all industry activity recovered as expected in May, a report from the Ministry of Economy, Trade and Industry showed Tuesday.The all industry activity index rose 0.6 percent ...

  • Australia Consumer Confidence Rises In Third Week Of July

    RTT News - Tuesday 22nd July, 2014

    Confidence among consumers in Australia increased in the third week of July, the results of a survey by ANZ Bank and Roy Morgan Research showed Tuesday.The ANZ-Roy Morgan consumer confidence index ...

  • Taiwan Unemployment Falls Unexpectedly In June

    RTT News - Tuesday 22nd July, 2014

    Taiwan's unemployment rate decreased slightly in June, defying economist estimates for a rise, as the number of unemployed edged down, a government report showed on Tuesday.The jobless rate ...

  • China Leading Index Rises At Faster Rate In June - Conference Board

    RTT News - Tuesday 22nd July, 2014

    A leading indicator of economic activity in China rose at an accelerated pace in June, the results of a survey by the Conference Board showed Tuesday.The Conference Board's leading economic ...

  • Lower Open Tipped For China Stock Market

    RTT News - Tuesday 22nd July, 2014

    The China stock market turned lower again on Monday, one session after it had halted the two-day slide in which it had lost almost 15 points or 0.7 percent. The Shanghai Composite Index finished ...

  • Taiwan Stocks May Face Renewed Pressure

    RTT News - Tuesday 22nd July, 2014

    The Taiwan stock market on Monday halted the three-day slide in which it had given away almost 170 points or 1.9 percent. The Taiwan Stock Exchange settled just above the 9,440-point plateau, ...

  • Agreements Between China and Venezuela Open New Historical Stage

    Prensa Latina - Tuesday 22nd July, 2014

    Caracas, Jul 21 (Prensa Latina) Authorities of Venezuela and China today signed 38 new cooperation agreements for the development which open the doors to a new historical stage of exchanges, said ...

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