Mon, 24 Nov 2014 13:24:26 GMT
China corruption watchdog launches inspections, eyes Sinopec
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BEIJING (Reuters) - China's corruption watchdog has launched a series of inspections into state-owned enterprises and government bodies including China Petrochemical Corp (Sinopec Group), Asia's largest oil refiner, state media said on Monday.
Mon, 24 Nov 2014 13:24:18 GMT
Global stocks gain on China rate cut, German data
ASIA'S DAY: China's Shanghai Composite Index jumped 1.9 percent to 2,532.88 and Hong Kong's Hang Seng rose by the same percent to 23,893.14. Tokyo was closed for a holiday. Seoul's Kospi added 0.7 percent to 1,978.54. India's Sensex rose 0.5 ...
Mon, 24 Nov 2014 13:23:51 GMT
'Naming and shaming is what we do': Speaking truth to power is an Asian value
In 1989, when my colleagues and I formed the Philippine Center for Investigative Journalism (PCIJ) in a borrowed office with second-hand furniture, we didn't even have a telephone. It's hard to imagine this now when mobile phones are so ubiquitous in Asia, ...
Mon, 24 Nov 2014 13:22:34 GMT
Security blanket over Kathmandu as it readies for SAARC summit
Kathmandu: Gearing up to host the SAARC summit after a gap of 16 years, the Nepalese capital has been put under a massive security blanket ahead of the arrival of Prime Minister Narendra Modi and other leaders of the grouping who will discuss ways to ...