Saturday, 16 July 2011

Starbucks, Ai Ni to turn Yunnan into coffee capital

Companies agree to set up joint venture to buy and export top-quality Arabica beans from the province

Fears of a mainland housing bubble are wildly inflated

The rise in property prices might sound like the precursor to a spectacular collapse, but the argument doesn’t pan out when you take a closer look

Female bodyguards for Thailand’s next prime minister

When Yingluck Shinawatra takes up her post as leader of the new government, Thailand won’t just have a female prime minister. Her bodyguards, too, are likely to be drawn from the fairer sex.

Chinese women learn to snag rich men

Want to marry rich? Then the unlikely named Beijing Moral Education Centre for Women is for you.

Tan Jee Say decides to run for presidency

He says many Singaporeans want president with no PAP links

Friday, 15 July 2011

Thursday, 14 July 2011

Da Vinci Furniture importer under fire

A retailer of international brand furniture, which has recently been suspected of selling poor-quality fake foreign products at high prices, has insisted it does not play foul with buyers but has admitted “faults” in its employees’ sales tactics.

Wednesday, 13 July 2011

Smuggler Lai Changxing nears extradition

The possible repatriation of Lai would mark the end of a 12-year dispute between China and Canada over the issue and justify their partnership in fighting crime, analysts said.

Support staff for Lee Kuan Yew, Goh Chok Tong

Government says it will help them go about their official duties

Sunday, 10 July 2011

Red Cross stuck in the firing line

Lack of transparency appears to lie at the heart of bizarre saga the major charity is caught up in