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  1. Business - Economy - WEALTH

    Asia-Pacific the region with the most rich people

    Posted Sep 20th 2012, 12:00am by Lulu Chen

    ... Lulu Chen lulu.chen@scmp.com Asia-Pacific region with the most rich Asia-Pacific the region with most rich people The Asia-Pacific overtook North America to become the region ... a person's primary residence, collectibles and goods that can be consumed. The Asia-Pacific surpassed Europe in 2010. The latest findings are contained in the seventh annual Asia-Pacific Wealth ...

  2. News - China - TECHNOLOGY

    Beidou launches navigation data for Asia-Pacific region

    Posted Dec 28th 2012, 12:00am by Minnie Chan

    ... Minnie Chan minnie.chan@scmp.com Satellite navigation network launches tracking data for Asia-Pacific region in warning to GPS Beidou in position for global drive The Beidou satellite navigation network began offering positioning data yesterday for the Asia-Pacific region- a milestone in Beijing's bid to challenge the US-controlled Global Positioning System (GPS). The move ...

  3. News - China - DIPLOMACY

    Clinton to make China stopover on Asia Pacific tour

    Posted Aug 29th 2012, 01:10pm

    ... with territorial disputes with China – and take part in the September 8-9 summit of the Asia-Pacific Economic Co-operation forum in the Russian port of Vladivostok. She will represent the United States ... Agence France-Presse in Washington US Secretary of State Hillary Clinton will hold talks in China and become the first top US diplomat to visit East Timor and a Pacific island summit ...

  4. Asia-Pacific focus vital to success

    Posted Mar 05th 2012, 12:00am

    ... Asia-Pacific, its financial and technical strength, and the consistency with which the company was implementing the clear strategy of targeting sustained growth in shareholder value. Tucker says ... customers across Asia-Pacific, with a particular focus on promoting the take-up of accident and health cover. 'We have also taken steps to make further improvements in the persistency ...

  5. Business - Companies - AVIATION

    Asia-Pacific airlines to see sharp fall in profit

    Posted Dec 14th 2012, 12:00am by Bloomberg and Charlotte So

    ... in profit Carriers in the Asia-Pacific will see their profits fall 44 per cent this year because of the weak cargo market and the slowdown in China, the International Air Transport Association said ... stronger-than-expected traffic in the second and third quarters. Asia-Pacific airlines, including Cathay Pacific Airways, Korean Air and China Airlines, however, are still bogged down by the sluggish cargo ...

  6. News - World - WHITE HOUSE RACE

    Obama, Romney agree on US military's pivot to Asia-Pacific

    Posted Nov 02nd 2012, 12:00am by Greg Torode

    ... Greg Torode Obama and Romney appear committed to boosting navy's presence in Asia-Pacific waters, but that is where the agreement ends Military will still tilt to Asia whoever wins ... they will continue to deepen traditional alliances and new friendships, and push forward with the Pentagon's strategic goal of placing 60 per cent of its naval ships within the Asia-Pacific by 2020, ...

  7. Time is right for Pollyanna Chu to take the helm at Franck Muller's Asia-Pacific operation

    Posted Jul 25th 2012, 12:00am

    ... Vivian Chen Franck Muller, founder of the eponymous Swiss luxury watch maker, travelled to Macau to congratulate Hong Kong billionaire Pollyanna Chu Li Yuet-wah on her appointment as chairwoman of his brand's Asia-Pacific region operations. A bevy of A-listers attended a gala dinner on Friday in the Wynn Macau's ballroom to show their support for the 53-year-old ...

  8. Comment - Insight & Opinion

    Asia-Pacific can't ignore rising threat from climate change

    Posted Dec 03rd 2012, 12:00am by BINDU LOHANI

    ... Bindu Lohani Bindu Lohani says the Asia-Pacific region has an important role to play Increasing risk of climate disasters can't be ignored The jury may still be out on the link ... Volatile weather extremes are hitting Asia and the Pacific more often than any other region of the world. This gives the region a huge stake in mitigating global temperature rise while adapting ...

  9. QDS extends defence services expertise to Asia-Pacific region

    Posted Oct 15th 2012, 04:57pm by Jacinta Plucinski and Anna Mori

    ... to the Australian Defence Force and other air forces in Asia-Pacific. Established as a Qantas Airways subsidiary in 1999, QDS is backed by the airline's extensive resources and has grown into one ... owners," says Scott Harris, head of QDS. "Such a model is being increasingly adopted in Asia-Pacific, where we are seeking a bigger presence." The company is equipped to service ...

  10. Business - China Business - DEALS

    Asia-Pacific M&As lose some puff

    Posted Sep 22nd 2012, 12:00am by JANE CAI

    ... Jane Cai in Beijing xuejun.cai@scmp.com Region's deal value down in first nine months but gains in China and signs of broader pickup Asia-Pacific M&As lose some puff Mergers and acquisitions involving companies in Asia-Pacific excluding Japan lost steam in the first nine months, with a 17.8 per cent drop in the value of announced deals, Thomson Reuters said. The drop came ...




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