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  • Jul 23, 2014
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China, Japan remain top targets for investors in Asia-Pacific retail property, JLL says

The amount of domestic and international capital aiming to invest in retail property in the Asia-Pacific is expected to grow this year, following the already “prolific activity” witnessed last year, JLL says.

Tuesday, 8 April, 2014, 2:33pm

New Zealand poised to lead Asia-Pacific on gay marriage

New Zealand is poised to become the first Asia-Pacific nation to legalise same-sex marriage in a parliamentary vote that gay rights advocates yesterday hailed as a milestone for equality.

17 Apr 2013 - 2:54am

Obama, Romney agree on US military's pivot to Asia-Pacific

If China is already bristling that the US military's "pivot" back to Asia represents a dangerous attempt to contain it, then things look set to get worse for Beijingbefore they get any better.

2 Nov 2012 - 12:37pm

Asian-Pacific airlines better performers amid global storm

Strong passenger demand has led Asian-Pacific airlines to weather the global turbulence that has engulfed the industry better than other carriers despite economic woes and volatile oil prices, the head of the industry body said.

2 Oct 2012 - 3:38am

Lack of decent housing keeps many Asians poor

The Asia-Pacific region is home to some of the world's fastest-growing countries and is the only bright spot propping up a dim, fragile global economy. Yet, 500million people, or one in eight, still live in slums on the continent and that figure is expected to grow, United Nations estimates show.

2 Oct 2012 - 2:49am

Time is right for Pollyanna Chu to take the helm at Franck Muller's Asia-Pacific operation

Franck Muller, founder of the eponymous Swiss luxury watch maker, travelled to Macau to congratulate Hong Kong billionaire Pollyanna Chu Li Yuet-wah on her appointment as chairwoman of his brand's Asia-Pacific region operations.

A bevy of A-listers attended a gala dinner on Friday in the Wynn Macau's ballroom to show their support for the 53-year-old business veteran.

25 Jul 2012 - 12:00am

career tracker

Jeffrey Bernier, managing director - Asia-Pacific, Delta Air Lines

19 May 2012 - 12:00am

Red tape puts suitors off deals, survey finds

'Regulatory creep' in the Asia-Pacific region is deterring companies from mergers and acquisitions, according to global law firm Clifford Chance and threatening to choke economic activity.

The firm commissioned a survey of about 400 companies worldwide with revenues of more than US$1 billion, of which a third are based in the Asia-Pacific area.

16 May 2012 - 12:00am

On the Move

Frank Trampert Managing director, Asia-Pacific Wyndham Hotel

21 Apr 2012 - 12:00am

Smart crowd assembles in HK

One of the largest conferences and exhibitions to highlight the latest technologies and market trends in smart security, payment, identification and mobility will take place on Wednesday and Thursday next week at AsiaWorld-Expo.

21 Mar 2012 - 12:00am