Ascendas, China state-owned firm sign joint venture deal

November 10, 2015 5:00 AM Business space solutions provider Ascendas Group said yesterday that it has signed a joint venture agreement with China’s state-owned industrial and trading enterprise, China Machinery Engineering Corporation (CMEC), to partner in industrial and business park investments and developments across Asia. Powered by WPeMatico

Syrian army breaks ISIS siege of key Aleppo air base: AFP – The Straits Times

TODAYonline Syrian army breaks ISIS siege of key Aleppo air base: AFPThe Straits TimesKWEYRIS, Syria (AFP) – Syrian regime troops on Tuesday broke a more than year-long siege by the Islamic State in Iraq and Syria (ISIS) militant group at a major military air base in the northern province of Aleppo. A group of soldiers […]

Oil rises after IEA reports sharp decline in investment – Channel News Asia

Financial Times Oil rises after IEA reports sharp decline in investmentChannel News AsiaLONDON: Oil prices rose on Tuesday after the International Energy Agency(IEA) noted unprecedented declines in investment, though the broader picture of an oversupplied market limited any gains. Brent crude , the global oil benchmark, was up 0.25 cents …IEA Sees OPEC Market-Share Growth […]

BJP veterans slam party leadership for Bihar debacle, call for review – Hindustan Times

Hindustan Times BJP veterans slam party leadership for Bihar debacle, call for reviewHindustan TimesFour veteran BJP leaders lashed out at the party’s top leadership on Tuesday over the dismal showing in the Bihar polls, in what many saw as a challenge to the authority of Prime Minister Narendra Modi and party chief Amit Shah. A […]

Britain's David Cameron appeals to EU-reform doubters at home and abroad – The Straits Times

The Guardian Britain’s David Cameron appeals to EU-reform doubters at home and abroadThe Straits TimesLONDON (REUTERS) – Britain’s prime minister appealed to doubters at home and in other EU capitals on Tuesday to embrace his attempt to reform the 28-member bloc as a chance to boost prosperity rather than writing it off as “Mission Impossible”.Some […]

Campus Activists Weaponize 'Safe Space' – The Atlantic

The Atlantic Campus Activists Weaponize ‘Safe Space’The AtlanticAt the University of Missouri, student activists succeeded this week in forcing the resignation of President Timothy M. Wolfe, charging that he has not done enough to address persistent racism on campus. Tim Tai, a University of Missouri student, got a …University of Missouri President Tim Wolfe’s very telling […]

Myanmar's post-election landscape reshaped by Suu Kyi victory – Channel News Asia

Channel News Asia Myanmar’s post-election landscape reshaped by Suu Kyi victoryChannel News AsiaWhile supporters of Myanmar opposition leader Aung San Suu Kyi hit the streets to celebrate an apparent landslide win for her party in Sunday’s election, a dazed former general sat at home licking his wounds. POSTED: 10 Nov 2015 20:45; UPDATED: 10 …Myanmar in […]

Shopping fever to hit China on Singles' Day – Channel News Asia

Channel News Asia Shopping fever to hit China on Singles’ DayChannel News AsiaShuang Shiyi, or Singles’ Day, is the one day in China where retailers slash down prices to drive sales. The event saw a record US$9 billion generated by e-commerce giant Alibaba last year. POSTED: 10 Nov 2015 20:27. VIDEOS; PHOTOS …Why Alibaba is moving […]

China to push alternative trade pact at APEC: Minister – Channel News Asia

ABS CBN News China to push alternative trade pact at APEC: MinisterChannel News AsiaBEIJING: China will seek to push its own vision of an Asia-Pacific trade pact at a regional summit next week, senior officials said Tuesday (Nov 10), after this month’s release of a rival US-led deal that pointedly excludes the Asian giant. Beijing […]