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  1. Fertile 'silicon valley' leads modernisation

    Posted Aug 31st 2007, 12:00am by Nick Walker

    ... to invest and often move to this fertile 'silicon valley'. Nationwide, the most conspicuous sign of a society that is modernising at breathtaking speed is the ubiquity of the MyKad, ...

  2. Comment - Insight & Opinion

    Syria hand-wringing shows up West's decline

    Posted Aug 29th 2012, 12:00am by JASWANT SINGH

    ... Jaswant Singh says their national interests no longer shape global affairs as they did Syria hand-wringing shows up West's decline Syria's agony has generated a variety of unproductive responses: condemnation of the excesses of President Bashar ...

  3. Singapore and babynomics

    Posted Jun 19th 2007, 12:00am by Tom Holland

    ... duty to procreate, the Singapore dollar will crash in the foreign exchange market. The paper's authors were not talking about ordinary, everyday market exchange rates. They were examining the effect of falling fertility on something called the real effective exchange rate, an altogether slippier concept. The first thing to understand about a country's real effective exchange rate ...

  4. Taiwanese share concerns

    Posted Apr 10th 2012, 12:00am

    ... commissioned by the South China Morning Post, also conducted last month. Taiwan has one of the lowest fertility rates in the world, with 1.16 children per woman, but still ranks one place behind Hong ...

  5. News - World - IRAQ

    Monument to replace statue of Hussein that was torn down

    Posted Sep 10th 2012, 12:00am by AFP

    ... Agence France-Presse in Baghdad Monument to replace toppled Hussein statue Nearly a decade after Saddam Hussein's statue was pulled down in an iconic moment seen globally, Baghdad will finally replace it with new artwork to mark its selection as the ...

  6. Can Asia really fulfil its promise?

    Posted May 08th 2011, 12:00am

    ... or so as people retire later or they accept permanent migration. But fertility rates will have to change a lot, and soon, if ageing is not to outstrip ability to keep raising income levels through innovation and investment. Then there is mainland China. For the next decade, its high savings rate and improving educational standards may ensure that its worker productivity keep growing ...

  7. Business - Comment - MONITOR

    Fed's zero interest rate hurts Asia and may not help the US

    Posted Jan 16th 2013, 12:00am by Tom Holland

    ... Tom Holland Federal Reserve's rock-bottom approach feeds inflation in developing countries – and might even prolong the downturn in America Fed's zero interest rate hurts Asia and may not help the US Speaking in Hong Kong this week, Charles Evans, head of the Federal Reserve Bank of Chicago, reiterated the Fed's pledge to keep US interest rates at rock-bottom ...

  8. Mainland firm using my name illegally, says Jordan

    Posted Feb 24th 2012, 12:00am

    ... Retired basketball superstar Michael Jordan has filed a lawsuit on the mainland against a Chinese sportswear and shoes firm for the unauthorised use of his name. The former Chicago Bulls player, who heads his own division at Nike, filed the suit yesterday ...

  9. Victory City trims mainland production plan

    Posted Jul 21st 2005, 12:00am by Toh Han Shih

    ... Toh Han Shih United States quotas on Chinese garments have prompted Victory City International Holdings to cut its plans for garment manufacturing on the mainland in favour of other countries. The Hong Kong-listed textile firm plans to spend $200 million ...

  10. Gulf gateways let visitors discover the Arab world

    Posted Dec 02nd 2009, 12:00am by Edward Peters

    ... Ed Peters International airports and the host of airlines that jet in and out 24 hours a day make the United Arab Emirates an ideal starting point for exploring the many other fascinating destinations in the Middle East. A few hours in the air can lead to ...




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