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  1. Business - Economy - ECONOMY

    Military coup raises fears over Thailand's sick economy

    Posted Jun 09th 2014, 03:29am by AFP

    ... cent since the May 22 coup, helped by buoyant global investment sentiment. But Japan, Thailand's largest foreign investor, is watching events with trepidation. Toyota Motor, Honda Motor and Nissan Motor have invested heavily in Thailand, attracted by its skilled workforce and the ease of doing business. Even before the coup, Thailand's economy was reeling from nearly seven ...

  2. Business - Economy - ECONOMY

    Outsized conglomerates weigh on Korea's growth

    Posted Jun 25th 2014, 02:37am by William Pesek

    ... But Samsung's outsized role in Korea makes the old axiom about General Motors- as GM goes, so goes America- seem quaint. Samsung remains the core of Korea's family-run conglomerates, or chaebol. ...

  3. Business - Economy - ECONOMY

    US records strong rise in April employment

    Posted May 03rd 2014, 04:00am by Bloomberg

    ... to a close and manufacturing accelerated, helping explain why companies such as Ford Motor are taking on more workers. The figures corroborate the Federal Reserve's view that the expansion ...

  4. Business - Economy - ECONOMY

    Germany's selfishness hangs over its weaker euro-zone partners

    Posted Mar 24th 2014, 04:45am by DAVID BROWN

    ... in Germany enjoy growing success, while the motor industries in France, Italy and Spain slide into decline. At some stage, this trend must be addressed. Germany's massive export engine gives ...

  5. Business - Economy - ECONOMY

    Retail sales in June increase 14.7pc

    Posted Aug 02nd 2013, 12:00am by TIFFANY AP

    ... the biggest year-on-year rise, surging 43.7 per cent, followed by department store goods, up 29.2 per cent, and optical shops, which saw a 24.5 per cent increase. On the downside, sales of motor ...

  6. Lifestyle - Travel - ECONOMY

    Tourism landscape continues to evolve

    Posted Aug 16th 2012, 12:00am by Jane Moir

    ... facilities, the Skypark, Universal Studios Singapore, museums and celebrity chef restaurants. The Singapore Grand Prix motor race, which started in 2008, has become a regular fixture in the calendar, ... seen the exciting development of attractions such as the Integrated Resorts, the Formula One night race and Gardens by the Bay, all of which have contributed to the healthy growth ...

  7. Business - China Business - ECONOMY

    Japanese cars lead surprise fall in sales on the mainland

    Posted Oct 11th 2012, 12:00am by Charlotte So

    ... trucks, the China Securities News reported yesterday. Shares in Geely Automobile rose 3.9 per cent to HK$3.19 yesterday. Dongfeng Motor jumped 4.9 per cent to HK$9.57. In the first nine months, ... Earlier this week, Japanese carmakers including Toyota Motor, Honda Motor and Nissan Motor reported that their sales on the mainland tumbled about 40 per cent year on year last month. Sales ...

  8. Business - Economy - ECONOMY

    Hong Kong furniture sales drop for third month as property market curbs hit

    Posted Jul 03rd 2013, 12:00am by Anita Lam

    ... on official extravagance early this year, and sales of motor vehicles and parts plunged 23.2 per cent in May following the removal of tax incentives on more than 100 energy-efficient car models ...

  9. Business - Economy - ECONOMY

    Japan's GDP faces contraction over island row with China

    Posted Oct 08th 2012, 12:00am by Bloomberg

    ... Carmakers are hardest hit, with Mazda Motor deliveries in China last month falling 35 per cent. JPMorgan joins Morgan Stanley and BNP Paribas in predicting Japan's economy will shrink for two ... dropping 9.9 per cent and those to the European Union slumping 22.9 per cent. Mitsubishi Motors on Friday reported Chinese sales fell 63 per cent last month from September last year, while ...

  10. Business - Economy - ECONOMY

    Japan and South Korea hit by weak world demand

    Posted May 01st 2013, 12:00am by Bloomberg

    ... economies expand at a slower-than-forecast pace, according to a finance ministry statement yesterday. Reduced working hours at Hyundai Motor, the nation's biggest carmaker, dragged down output ...




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