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Tue, 21 Oct 2014 07:00:19 GMT

Oil prices mixed as caution returns
Business Recorder
SINGAPORE: Oil prices were mixed in Asian trade Tuesday as caution returned after a weak rally spurred by upbeat industrial production data from China, the world's top energy consuming nation, analysts said. US benchmark West Texas Intermediate for ...

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Tue, 21 Oct 2014 06:59:51 GMT

Why internet goes to 'sleep' in parts of the world
Business Standard
Do you know why internet is always up and running in the US and Europe while people suffer many outages over the course of the day in Asia, South America and Eastern Europe? It happens because internet goes to 'sleep' almost like a living creature in ...

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Tue, 21 Oct 2014 06:59:48 GMT

Brunei joins ASEAN bid to improve regional education
BANGKOK - The Second Phase of the Southeast Asia Primary Learning Metric (SEA-PLM) was launched here yesterday in a bid to evaluate and improve the region's education system using a "more culturally appropriate and relevant" assessment tools.

Tue, 21 Oct 2014 06:59:09 GMT

Indonesia First Lady Iriana gets nod from fashionistas
The Straits Times
JAKARTA (THE JAKARTA POST/ASIA NEWS NETWORK) - The inauguration of President Joko "Jokowi" Widodo and Vice President Jusuf Kalls has created a buzz over the sartorial choices of the nation's new leaders and their wives. First Lady Iriana wore a ...