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  1. Lifestyle - ETIQUETTE

    Stop being so rude! Etiquette coaching on the rise in Asia

    Posted Sep 15th 2014, 05:42pm by Mark Sharp

    ... Mark Sharp mark.sharp@scmp.com Demand for etiquette coaching is on the rise in Asia as companies realise the importance of making a good impression Manners in the works Manners maketh man, ... 'Boys, you're in Asia now. You can't do that.' "In Asia, you have to exchange cards with two hands; look at the person's card afterwards, take an interest in what ...

    http://www.scmp.com/lifestyle/article/1593168/social-graces-corporate-warriors
  2. Comment - Insight & Opinion

    Peace in Asia must be built on strong institutions

    Posted Jul 07th 2014, 05:17am by PROJECT SYNDICATE

    ... Yoon Young-kwan Yoon Young-kwan calls on Asia-Pacific leaders to display statesmanship and work on a compromise Peace in Asia must be built on strong institutions, not left to fickle ... to underestimate regional concerns over Japan's potential remilitarisation. Asia-Pacific leaders must shake off their complacency. Serious efforts and far-reaching compromises are needed to begin ...

    http://www.scmp.com/comment/insight-opinion/article/1546652/peace-asia-must-be-built-strong-institutions
  3. Comment - Insight & Opinion

    Xi Jinping's 'Asia for Asians' mantra evokes imperial Japan

    Posted Jul 14th 2014, 03:24am by CURTIS CHIN

    ... of the Asia-Pacific region down a path to destruction. From the ashes of the second world war, and the Korean and Vietnam wars, a new paradigm evolved, with the US helping to guarantee a Pacific peace ... Curtis Chin Curtis Chin is wary of China's challenge to the region's security status quo Xi's 'Asia for Asians' mantra evokes expansionist Japan A small ...

    http://www.scmp.com/comment/insight-opinion/article/1553414/xi-jinpings-asia-asians-mantra-evokes-imperial-japan
  4. Sport - Other Sport - INSIDE INCHEON WITH ALVIN SALLAY

    Inside Incheon: Hosting the Games is a financial strain for most cities in Asia

    Posted Sep 15th 2014, 10:45pm by Alvin Sallay

    ... it is printed on- I can only travel to Singapore without a visa- but as this visit is sanctioned by the Olympic Council of Asia (OCA), my press accreditation is a ticket to ride. The official grudgingly ... economic powerhouses in Asia, but could the rest of Asia afford it? The oil-rich Gulf States can but by and large most countries and cities are not in the running. Look at Hanoi, which won ...

    http://www.scmp.com/sport/other-sport/article/1593350/inside-incheon-hosting-games-financial-strain-most-cities-asia
  5. Business - Companies - AVIATION

    Passenger numbers rise for Asia-Pacific region's air carriers

    Posted Jan 31st 2013, 12:00am by CHATLOTTE SO

    ... carriers Carriers in the Asia-Pacific region will fly higher this year as sustained economic growth in the region buoys passenger and cargo demand, the airlines trade body said yesterday. Some 207 million international passengers were flown by the carriers in the region last year, up 7 per cent year on year, the Association of Asia Pacific Airlines (AAPA) said. International passenger ...

    http://www.scmp.com/business/companies/article/1139748/passenger-numbers-rise-asia-pacific-regions-air-carriers
  6. Business - Companies - INSURANCE

    Peak Re aims to ride Asia-Pacific potential

    Posted Jan 10th 2013, 12:00am by PAUL SOH

    ... Paul Soh paul.soh@scmp.com 'Asia-centric' reinsurer launches in Hong Kong with plans for push into mainland markets Peak Re aims to ride Asia-Pacific potential Peak Reinsurance, a new reinsurer aiming to capture the burgeoning Asia-Pacific market, launched yesterday, two weeks after getting official approval to offer underwriting operations in Hong Kong. Peak Re, which ...

    http://www.scmp.com/business/companies/article/1124225/peak-re-aims-ride-asia-pacific-potential
  7. Business - Economy

    Asia Pacific economies to ease downward rating pressure

    Posted Jan 23rd 2013, 12:00am by PAUL SOH

    ... system in the Asia-Pacific to remain stable as it stays largely unaffected by negative credit pressures affecting banks in many Western economies. "Interest rates will remain low, making an asset quality shock unlikely during this year in most Asian countries," said Stephen Long, managing director, financial institutions Asia Pacific at Moody's Investor Service. ...

    http://www.scmp.com/business/economy/article/1133998/asia-pacific-economies-ease-downward-rating-pressure
  8. Property - International - SPECIAL REPORT: PROPERTY MATTERS

    Asia-Pacific's time to shine

    Posted Jan 23rd 2013, 12:00am by Peta Tomlinson

    ... opportunity, or so the saying goes. In the context of property investment, the euro zone's continuing woes seem to augur well for Asia-Pacific markets. A global research report by real estate services firm DTZ suggests that from an investor's perspective "most Asia-Pacific markets remain attractive", considering the degree of uncertainty elsewhere. With economic woes ...

    http://www.scmp.com/property/international/article/1133773/asia-pacifics-time-shine
  9. News - Hong Kong - AVIATION

    Work-to-rule protest looms at Cathay Pacific amid deadlock over pay

    Posted Aug 30th 2014, 04:30am by Phila Siu

    ... Phila Siu phila.siu@scmp.com Pilots' union sends letter to members in preparation for industrial action Work-to-rule looms at Cathay Cathay Pacific passengers should brace ... have also agreed that no action will be taken whilst this process is ongoing. Cathay Pacific has complied with, and will continue to comply with, the obligations of confidentiality during ...

    http://www.scmp.com/news/hong-kong/article/1581863/work-rule-looms-cathay-pacific
  10. Sport - Hong Kong - TENNIS

    Future looks bright for Hong Kong teenagers

    Posted Sep 14th 2014, 12:36am by Alvin Sallay

    ... Stars tournament to encourage young girls throughout the Asia-Pacific region to take up the sport. "Women's tennis in Asia is in a golden age and the future looks extremely bright," says Ryan Sandilands, WTA chief executive for the Asia-Pacific region. "Players like Li Na and Peng Shuai have led from the front in recent years, but there is a crop of rising stars ...

    http://www.scmp.com/sport/hong-kong/article/1591905/future-looks-bright-hong-kong-teenagers

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