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  1. A sneak look at East Asia in 2020

    Posted Jan 01st 2004, 12:00am by Brad Glosserman

    ... to make of the fact that there is no assessment of where America will be. The East Asia analysis posits three broad trends shaping the region. First, northeastern and southeastern Asia ... of people become interconnected and less subject to government control. Fourth, globalisation. East Asia will continue to be integrated into the global economy. That should lead ...

  2. Wanted: the next voice of East Asia

    Posted Nov 01st 2003, 12:00am by Peter Kammerer

    ... for someone who can tell the rest of the world to pay attention, East Asia is talking. The previous incumbents were Singapore's founding father, Lee Kuan Yew and Indonesia's ousted military ... candidate for the position of East Asia's representative- Thailand's Prime Minister Thaksin Shinawatra. He does not yet have Mr Lee's stature, the authority of Mr Suharto, the desire ...

  3. Experts tell forum East Asia must unite for tourism push

    Posted Jul 15th 2003, 12:00am by Chloe Lai, Joseph Lo

    ... Delegates agree governments need to work together to boost the industry While Asia labels itself as the world's playground for tourists, the industry continues to suffer from a lack ... for governments to work together to co-ordinate regional tourism. Richard Gordon, chairman of the Pacific Asia Travel Association (PATA) and the Philippine Secretary of Tourism, said the one benefit ...

  4. BEA sounds website alarm

    Posted Sep 25th 2003, 12:00am by Enoch Yiu

    ... Bank alerts police to possible fraud case after suspicious domain solicits deposits Bank of East Asia (BEA) has made a report to the police concerning an Internet website which uses ... - is similar to a former subsidiary of the bank known as East Asia Credit which merged with the bank and had its licence revoked in May. The South China Morning Post last night accessed the website ...

  5. Giving to Iraq, taking from others

    Posted Nov 06th 2003, 12:00am by Brad Glosserman

    ... Brad Glosserman US President George W. Bush has won approval from Congress for US$87.5 billion to rebuild Iraq. About US$20 billion will go to reconstruction and nation-building, the rest is for military and peacekeeping operations. At last month's M ...

  6. United effort needed to halt bloodshed in Iraq

    Posted Sep 27th 2003, 12:00am by Staff Reporter

    ... The latest withdrawal of United Nations staff from Iraq provides further depressing evidence of the international community's failure to bring peace and security to the country. Even as efforts continued at the UN General Assembly to reach a consensu ...

  7. Goose fails to lay Golden Week egg

    Posted Oct 09th 2003, 12:00am by Raymond Ma

    ... Bank promotions procure little from National Day visitors Hong Kong's retail banks received a lukewarm response to their week-long courtship of mainland tourists during 'Golden Week', with some visitors making inquiries about services offered but few opening bank accounts. Local banks such as HSBC, Standard Chartered and Bank of East Asia (BEA) extended their branch ...

  8. Wealth management shifting to the East

    Posted Oct 19th 2003, 12:00am by Michael Taylor

    ... wealth will be generated domestically and within the region, thus providing the impetus for future development of the wealth management industry in Asia,' Dr Koh says. According to this year's Merrill Lynch/Cap Gemini Ernst & Young World Wealth Report, an estimated 1.8 million people in the Asia-Pacific region are considered wealthy, against 2.6 million in Europe, and 2.2 ...

  9. The birth of the new Asia

    Posted Dec 30th 2003, 12:00am by Xu Xi

    ... Compared to the major capitals and cities in Asia, let alone in the rest of the world, it is still rare for Beijing and China's other booming cities to host an international ... in Asia. China has been behind a series of initiatives for new Asian regional organisations - economic, political and technological; governmental as well as non-governmental. For example, China ...

  10. Letters

    Posted Dec 15th 2003, 12:00am by Staff Reporter

    ... for international action to remove this man from power are as legitimate, if not stronger, as those used in the Middle East. NICK POOLE, Fortress Hill Iraq contracts The awarding of contracts for rebuilding ...




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