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  1. Business - Money

    US securities watchdog proposes rules to monitor trades in dark pools

    Posted Oct 02nd 2013, 01:50pm by New York

    ... Reuters in New York Move hailed as a step in direction of stock market transparency A US securities industry watchdog has proposed new rules to monitor transactions in “dark pools” run ... the trades were attributed to, or what types of dark pools were most used. Under the new system, firms would have to use a unique identifier for each ATS when reporting trades. Finra would publish ...

  2. Magazines - Post Magazine

    Birth control

    Posted Sep 22nd 2013, 12:00am by NEW SCIENTSIS

    ... was the second child of seven. His thinking struck a chord. Interest in birth order and its possible consequences grew rapidly in the early 20th century, spawning a new field of research. In the 1980s, ... at the University of Auckland, New Zealand. Other research found that firstborn males also have a larger waist size as young adults. Epidemiologist Darren Dahly at the University of Leeds, Britain, who ...

  3. Magazines - Post Magazine

    Sitting target: How long periods of inactivity slash years off your life

    Posted Aug 11th 2013, 12:00am by NEW SCIENTIST

    ... Rick Lovett (New Scientist) New research suggests that even if you spend an hour at the gym every day, long periods of inactivity - be it at your desk or in front of a television screen ... step in the right direction." New Scientist   ...

  4. News - Asia - PAKISTAN

    Failure to pay for electricity leaves Pakistani towns in the dark

    Posted Apr 20th 2014, 05:37am by The Guardian

    ... The Guardian in Islamabad Power cuts have hit impoverished areas of Pakistan, bringing threat of riots in the summer Failure to pay for electricity leaves towns in the dark The miseries of summer have come early for Pakistanis living in towns where people have grown used to getting free electricity. As the government gets tough on electricity thieves, scores of towns ...

  5. Property - Hong Kong & China - URBANISATION

    Ghost towns still a risk if local officials fail to do their homework

    Posted Apr 14th 2014, 09:38am by Langi Chiang

    ... of the mainland's ghost towns stem from local governments' ambitious growth plans and their thirst for easy money from land sales- designating an area as the site for a new town or a business park ... push sharpens risk of ghost towns Some mainland cities run the risk of building ghost towns as local governments, eager for rapid development, lack the patience to nurture a strong industrial ...

  6. News - Hong Kong - DEVELOPMENT

    Town of 90,000 planned for rural Yuen Long areas

    Posted Apr 12th 2014, 05:13am by FANNY FUNG

    ... settlements in the district, others hoped there would be good transport for the new town and sufficient job opportunities for residents there. "It is inevitable to develop rural areas … just like Sha Tin was turned from agricultural land into today's new town," said board member David Lui Yin-tat, who supported the plan. Another member, Ivan Fu Chin-shing, had reservations. ...

  7. News - Hong Kong - DEVELOPMENT

    New hope for Kwu Tung elderly people set to lose homes for new town

    Posted Dec 13th 2013, 04:17am by Olga Wong

    ... set to be evicted for new town More than a thousand elderly people set to be displaced by a new-town development in Kwu Tung have been given renewed hope that they can continue to live ... Tung, Sheung Shui. They could be moved to a government site within the new town, or to a planned nursing home project in Tuen Mun on land donated by tycoon Lee Shau-kee. Welfare minister Matthew ...

  8. Sport - Other Sport - BASEBALL

    Tigers fight back to force game five decider

    Posted Oct 09th 2013, 10:07am by Reuters in New York

    ... Reuters in New York The Detroit Tigers flirted with elimination all night but battled back to beat the Oakland Athletics 8-6 and force a deciding Game Five in their American League Division Series on Tuesday. The victory over the visiting A’s tied the best-of-five series at 2-2 and set up a do-or-die showdown in Oakland on Thursday with the winner advancing to the AL ...

  9. News - World

    Elusive graffiti artist Banksy hits NYC

    Posted Oct 05th 2013, 03:26pm by Associated Press in New York

    ... Associated Press in New York Banksy announced on his website that he is undertaking “an artists residency on the streets of New York” this month Graffiti by the secretive British artist Banksy is turning up on the streets of New York City — and all over social media. Banksy announced on his website that he is undertaking “an artists residency on the streets of New York” ...

  10. Sport - Other Sport - BASEBALL

    Red Sox rout Tampa Bay Rays

    Posted Oct 05th 2013, 11:18am by Reuters in New York

    ... Reuters in New York The Boston Red Sox batted around in two successive innings to back the superb pitching of Jon Lester in a 12-2 rout of the visiting Tampa Bay Rays in the opener of their American League Division Series on Friday. Boston sent 10 men to the plate in a five-run outburst in the fourth inning, and got everybody to the plate again in a three-run fifth in taking a 1-0 ...




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