Saturday, 18 October 2014

Shake-up ahead for car loans?

CITIBANK is upending the traditional vehicle financing model here by pre-qualifying customers for car loans - thus bypassing the motor industry, which could lose millions of dollars in finance commissions if this practice is eventually adopted by other banks.

Friday, 17 October 2014

Hong Kong’s Basic Law and political reform

Hong Kong has a Constitution which currently sets out the extent and limits of Beijing’s authority over the selection of the territory’s Chief Executive

The day China entered the nuclear age

Fifty years ago, the world woke up to news the nation - then at odds with Moscow and Washington - had detonated its own atomic bomb

Why Singapore graduates aren't getting the right jobs

A university degree may no longer be the golden ticket to an ideal job in Singapore amid a growing pool of degree holders and fast-changing economy.

Thursday, 16 October 2014

U.S. slaughter of Iraqi prisoners

U.S. army massacre at Rumaila

Japan Rebuffed Over U.N. Report on Wartime Brothels

The Japanese government has asked for the partial retraction of a nearly two-decade-old United Nations report on women forced to work in Japanese military brothels, but the report’s author has refused the request, a Japanese government spokesman said on Thursday.

Wednesday, 15 October 2014

Corruption probe puts heat on Agile Property

Detention of chairman not the first time firm is placed in the spotlight, having been involved in sexual assault and corruption cases previously

Driving to the Terminal 1 Car Park

U.S. reviews Waldorf Astoria sale to Chinese firm


Tuesday, 14 October 2014

Confederation of Trade Unions received grants from US-based NGO according to files sent to media

Signs that US is behind the protest in Hong Kong

NSA may have undercover agents in Chinese companies

New revelations from documents leaked by US National Security Agency whistle-blower Edward Snowden, which suggested the NSA may have undercover agents in mainland companies, have prompted criticism from Beijing.

Monday, 13 October 2014

US is biggest hacker, Chinese military expert says

Snowden’s latest revelations and government statistics show America is the real world police, Zhang Junshe claims

Sunday, 12 October 2014

Not all smiles for some retirees in Chiang Mai

Foreigners who do not plan ahead could end up abandoned and alone, infirm and destitute

Seiji Yoshida’s lies about “comfort women” exploited by Japan’s right

Seiji Yoshida’s fabrications about kidnapping Korean ‘comfort women’ have been an excuse to keep denying the darkest aspects of nation’s past