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  1. News - Asia - ANALYSIS: SECURITY

    Hacking of websites exposes region's weak cyberdefences, analysts say

    Posted Nov 11th 2013, 05:46am by AFP

    ... financial centre's technological network. Analysts warned that Anonymous, which carries out attacks to highlight issues such as internet freedom and corruption, is just one of the groups ...

  2. News - Asia - SINGAPORE

    Singapore's bureaucrats must declare casino visits in bid to stop graft

    Posted Oct 02nd 2013, 12:00am by AFP

    ... of government funds to finance his gambling habit. Large-scale graft cases remain rare in Singapore, a thriving business hub and financial centre, and the government has jealously guarded its reputation ...

  3. News - World

    Obama to use African summit in US to focus on Islamist violence

    Posted Aug 04th 2014, 10:02pm by AFP

    ... in Uganda's capital in 2010 and gun attacks in a Nairobi shopping centre last year. The US provides logistical, training, intelligence and financial assistance to the African troops fighting ...

  4. News - World - BRITAIN

    Fiery Scotland debate surprisingly won by anti-independence leader

    Posted Aug 06th 2014, 04:55pm by AFP

    ... by the Financial Times newspaper currently puts the "Yes" vote at 36 per cent, 10 points behind those who would vote "No" to independence. Some 16 per cent said they remained undecided. ... to be heard. There were a few moments of levity, sparked by Salmond's complaint that for much of his life, Scotland had voted for left-of-centre parties but received a Conservative government. ...

  5. Sport - Soccer - World cup 2014

    Netherlands v Argentina: Semi-finalists looking to soothe the pain of past failures

    Posted Jul 08th 2014, 11:38pm by AFP

    ... often and you can't let them go by." Dutch danger man Robben is also in scintillating form, but for all the stars on show, the game in Brazil's sprawling financial capital ... begins to ebb, it is their coach who has taken centre stage. Louis van Gaal was heralded for a decisive tactical switch against Mexico and then pulled off a masterstroke against Costa Rica ...

  6. News - Asia - PHILIPPINES

    At least 11 dead as Typhoon Rammasun cuts across the Philippines

    Posted Jul 15th 2014, 06:02pm by AFP

    ... Reuters in Manila 370,000 moved to evacuation centres as major roads impassable due to debris, fallen trees and electricity poles and at least four provinces declare state of calamity Typhoon Rammasun killed at least 11 people as it churned across the Philippines and hit the capital, prompting the evacuation of almost more than 370,000 people, shutting financial markets, ...

  7. News - World - ENVIRONMENT

    California drought spells the end of the American dream household lawn

    Posted Aug 04th 2014, 03:48am by AFP

    ... water, outdoor areas are being reshaped as attitudes shift about what constitutes an attractive yard. Financial incentives reflecting the dire circumstances of depleting reservoirs ... of town, but are still not standard. Stephanie Pincetl, director of the California Centre for Sustainable Communities at the University of California Los Angeles, said she had received an anonymous ...

  8. Sport - Other Sport - BASKETBALL

    Return of the King: LeBron James goes home to Cleveland

    Posted Jul 11th 2014, 10:33pm by AFP

    ... line-up had the face of James, the centre figure of the mural, blackened out by vandals. Excitement. Exhilaration and over-the-top happiness. He is the most versatile player in the world. He ... in last month’s finals, after which James opted out of his Heat contract to consider other offers. Thanks to NBA salary cap rules giving teams a financial edge in trying to retain talent, Miami ...

  9. News - World - SOUTH AFRICA

    Jacob Zuma appoints South Africa’s first black finance minister

    Posted May 26th 2014, 10:24pm by AFP

    ... a raft of empowerment programmes. "Economic transformation will take centre stage during this new term of government as we put the economy on an inclusive growth path," Zuma said at his ... the country's first strike in the financial sector. He does not have a high public profile, being best known previously for tumbling off a broken chair during a television interview in 2008. ...

  10. News - Asia - INDONESIA

    Jakarta aims to end the performing monkey trade

    Posted Oct 25th 2013, 10:15pm by AFP

    ... neighbourhoods and the city centre. But they have been angered by the crackdown, saying it could financially ruin them and that accusations of widespread abuse are unfair. "I've done this job ...




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