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  1. Petrodollars pouring into Asian markets

    Posted Sep 23rd 2007, 12:00am by John Cremer

    ... Arab investors tipped to buy US$30billion worth of assets this year as Gulf countries look east for better returns, writes John Cremer When the US$19.1 billion dual listing of Industrial ... 9/11 and recognition of the higher return opportunities.' He explained that, historically, Gulf countries had parcelled out much of their oil revenue to asset managers to invest against ...

  2. Help shape the future with move to the Middle East

    Posted Sep 01st 2007, 12:00am by Jolene Otremba

    ... Jolene Otremba Exciting chance for a senior architect to lead a team in Dubai and work on high-profile projects Here is a chance to take part in architectural history in the making of 21st-century Dubai. And if this is not exciting enough, you will get th ...

  3. Taiwan joins rush to establish Gulf fund

    Posted Dec 28th 2007, 12:00am by Lawrence Chung

    ... Lawrence Chung in Taipei Taiwan is planning to set up a sovereign fund to invest in the Gulf region before it is too late. The sovereign fund, which will combine government and private-sector money of about NT$2 billion (HK$479.4 million), initially would set sights on oil and other energy investments in Gulf countries, economic officials said yesterday. 'It is necessary ...

  4. Force no way to foster Middle East democracy

    Posted Feb 14th 2005, 12:00am by Staff Reporter

    ... revenue, could well be pointed to by autocratic Persian Gulf leaders as an example to follow. There is little doubt that Iraqis and Palestinians think otherwise. They flocked to polling stations ...

  5. News - World - SYRIA

    Syria's civil war threatens to escalate into regional sectarian conflict

    Posted Jun 09th 2013, 12:00am by AP

    ... Associated Press in Cairo Calls for jihad grow as proxy war between Gulf states and Iran threatens to destabilise region Syrian war stokes fears of escalating sectarian conflict ... of foreign militants into Syria to fight alongside the rebels. Sunni Arab powers like Saudi Arabia and other Gulf countries, who see the war as a way to break the influence of Assad's Shiite ...

  6. News - Asia - INDIA

    Frightening fate awaits women fleeing poverty

    Posted Feb 09th 2013, 12:00am by GDN

    ... a few hours before and how they might get back to their homes 1,600 kilometres away. Malti, 22, and Sita, 35, were promised well-paid jobs in the Middle East. Neither reached the Gulf. Instead ... in Riyadh, the Saudi capital. Such stories are increasingly familiar to police. In a police operation last April, a trafficking ring in Bangalore that had sent more than 200 women to the Gulf ...

  7. News - World - IRAN: ANALYSIS

    Iran shows little sign of budging in row over its nuclear programme

    Posted Feb 06th 2013, 12:00am by AGENCIES

    ... in their religious robes, a terrifying dictatorship, staining Persian history and a nightmare for its people." Much of the international community fears that Iran's nuclear programme includes ...

  8. News - World - MIDDLE EAST

    Two rockets fired from Sinai hit Israeli town of Eilat

    Posted Apr 17th 2013, 03:36pm by Agence France-Presse in Jerusalem

    ... said. At least two Aqaba residents contacted by AFP said they were unaware of rockets landing in the city. Eilat lies on the northernmost point of the Gulf of Aqaba, a narrow stretch of water ...

  9. Business - Commodities

    Beijing 'to increase reliance on Middle East oil'

    Posted Jun 10th 2013, 12:00am by Toh Han Shih

    ... concerns might compel Beijing to play a larger role in defusing the threat to the flow of oil from the Gulf. This might entail Beijing communicating to Iran that it would regard the disruption ...

  10. News - World - SYRIA

    Hezbollah chief pledges victory in Syria, Assad's fall will lead to 'dark period'

    Posted May 26th 2013, 10:32am by Associated Press in Beirut

    ... portraying the war as a foreign-backed conspiracy driven by Israel, the US and its Gulf allies. The Syrian conflict poses a threat to the stability of Lebanon, whose sectarian divide mirrors ...




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