Fri, 31 Oct 2014 06:00:26 GMT
Nikkei surges over 5% after surprise BOJ easing, GPIF reports
Asia stocks rose on Friday, with Japan's benchmark index outperforming the region following surprise easing measures from the Bank of Japan and updates from the world's largest pension fund. The Japanese central bank increased the pace at which it ...
Fri, 31 Oct 2014 05:59:40 GMT
Myanmar president opens unprecedented talks with Suu Kyi
Critics said Friday's meeting would be little more than window dressing - an attempt to show participants at an upcoming East Asia Summit that political dialogue is continuing. The summit will be held in Myanmar next month and Mr Obama is expected to ...
Fri, 31 Oct 2014 05:59:13 GMT
Vice President Inaugurates 7th Asia-Pacific Heart Rhythm Scientific Session
Delivering inaugural address at 7th Asia-Pacific Heart Rhythm Scientific Session (APHRSS) here today, he has said that it is estimated that by the year 2030, almost 25 million people will die from cardio-vascular diseases, mainly from heart disease and stroke ...
Fri, 31 Oct 2014 05:58:52 GMT
UPDATE 2-Sinopec eyes shale boost, debt reduction with $17.5 bln stake-sale ...
HONG KONG, Oct 31 (Reuters) - Asia's largest oil refiner Sinopec Corp, which on Thursday posted a 12 percent fall in quarterly earnings, aims to use part of $17.5 billion in proceeds from a stake sale to boost shale gas production and lower debt. Sinopec ...