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  1. News - Asia - BANGLADESH

    Bangladesh capital cut off to prevent opposition march

    Posted Dec 30th 2013, 05:50pm by Agence France-Presse

    ... been arrested in the past four days as part of “preventive measures” against the march. ...

  2. News - World - AVIATION

    Gadget that stops the passenger in front from reclining their seat sees soaring sales

    Posted Aug 27th 2014, 09:25pm by Bloomberg

    ... Bloomberg in Chicago Sales soar for gadget that prevents aircraft seats reclining after mid-flight skirmish in the US Device makes flying less laid back A sneaky device that blocks ... of an in-flight squabble on United Airlines flight 1462, which had to touch down in Chicago en route to Denver from Newark, New Jersey. One person installed the device that prevented the woman in front ...

  3. News - China - Anti-corruption

    Guangzhou orders village chiefs to hand over passports to prevent corrupt from fleeing

    Posted Dec 22nd 2013, 05:09am by Staff Reporters

    ... Staff Reporters Move in Guangzhou seen as a way to prevent corrupt officials from fleeing Village chiefs told to hand over passports Guangzhou has ordered its 2,000 village chiefs to hand over their passports to their superiors, extending a policy aimed at preventing corrupt officials from fleeing overseas. The move, branded as a mainland first, was announced by the city's ...

  4. News - Hong Kong - RETAIL

    Security guards and fencing installed to prevent second day of chaos at HK$1 expo

    Posted Dec 15th 2013, 03:08pm by SHIRLEY ZHAO

    ... Pharmaceutical company Wai Yuen Tong increased the number of its staff to 20 to prevent people from being knocked over. When early visitors rushed to the stall, staff kept shouting: "Please ...

  5. News - Asia - JAPAN

    Researcher points to Wi-fi snooping dangers at major Japanese airports

    Posted Aug 26th 2014, 10:48pm by AP

    ... Kyodo in Tokyo Wi-fi snooping highlighted at airports Users of free wireless internet connections at Japan's Narita, Kansai and Kobe airports are vulnerable to electronic eavesdropping of their email and web browsing, a study by an information specialist showed yesterday. Such risks can be prevented by encrypting Wi-fi connections, but the three airports refrain from ...

  6. Comment - Insight & Opinion

    Time to regulate air defence zones to prevent conflict

    Posted Nov 29th 2013, 06:14pm by MARK VALENCIA

    ... for conduct of military aircraft in the areas of overlapping zones. Japan and Russia have a regular consultative process "to monitor military interactions and prevent risky behaviour" around ...

  7. Property - International

    Dubai acts to prevent speculation on flats before they are finished

    Posted Dec 04th 2013, 05:33am by Reuters

    ... Reuters in Dubai Dubai acts to prevent pre-sale speculation Emaar Properties, Dubai's largest real estate developer, has banned estate agents from reselling homes before completion ... partly to foreign money. The International Monetary Fund warned in July that the authorities might need to intervene to prevent another real estate market bubble. Emaar chairman Mohamed Alabbar ...

  8. News - China - PEARL BRIEFING

    United response in Guangzhou to the deadly threat of Ebola virus

    Posted Aug 23rd 2014, 02:36am by Mimi Lau

    ... imported. But we are confident of keeping it under control in terms of prevention and quarantine, especially as we have already dispatched experts to Africa to aid [in] the outbreak," he added. Customs and quarantine authorities at the Huanggang border crossing between Shenzhen and Hong Kong, are also stepping up efforts to prevent an Ebola outbreak by setting up handling protocols ...

  9. News - World

    France sending 1,000 troops to Central African Republic to prevent 'collapse'

    Posted Nov 26th 2013, 04:38pm by AP

    ... PARIS (AP) — France sending 1,000 troops to Central African Republic to prevent 'collapse' ...

  10. Business - China Business - EARNINGS

    China Eastern profit plunges 98pc as China Southern posts 1b yuan loss

    Posted Aug 30th 2014, 01:29am by SIJIA JIANG

    ... not prevent it from sliding into the red after reporting a profit of 302 million yuan in the same period last year. Fluctuations in the exchange rate … affected our profitability and development CHINA ...




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