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Japan’s Softbank Group to invest $627 million in Indian e-tailer Snapdeal

India’s Snapdeal finds its largest shareholder in Japan’s Softbank Group. Japanese...

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SAP Innovation Center to open in Singapore

Singapore will get its SAP Innovation Center by 2014 end. German software maker SAP...

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Premium Japanese store Takashimaya to open in Bangkok

Iconsiam in Thailand will soon host high-end Japanese department store Takashimaya. Japan’s...

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Tesco may pull out from South Korea

UK retail giant Tesco may exit South Korea as discount chain Homeplus faces shut...

Alibaba double 11 shopping festival global

Alibaba to expand ‘double 11′ festival at global level

E-commerce giant Alibaba to upgrade its ‘double 11′ festival into a global...

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Big Brother makes its way to China

China to get its very own Big Brother series, in a deal between Endemol and Youku...

Tokyo International film festival 2014 opening

Tokyo International Film Festival begins its 27th edition

The 27th Tokyo International Film Festival kickstarted with Japanese animated movies. The...

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Michael Bublé announces Asia tour in January 2015

Singing heartthrob Michael Bublé will have eight performances across Asia in January...

Lilly Allen tour SIngapore February 2015

Lily Allen to tour Singapore in February 2015

British artist Lily Allen will perform in Singapore for the first time in February...

China bans actors drug use

China bans celebrity law-breakers from national media

Now actors who use drugs and break other laws will be banned from national media...

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Samsung Electronics’ Q3 profit falls to lowest in three years

Smartphone maker Samsung Electronics’ Q3 profit plunges by 60 percent. Slowing...

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Indonesia set to build 165 airports in 2015

Government of Indonesia set to build 165 airports across the country by next year. Indonesia...

Malaysian banks merger CIMB RHB MSBS

Malaysian banks CIMB, RHB, MBSB submit merger plans

Three Malaysian banks CIMB, RHB, MBSB’s joint proposal to merge to central...

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Singapore banks to get approval for operation in Myanmar

Two Singapore banks have received preliminary approval for foreign bank licenses...

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South Korea plans record budget for 2015

South Korea to spend $363 billion in 2015 to counter economic crisis. In order...

Lenovo acquires Motorola

Finally Lenovo acquires Motorola

Deal becomes official as Lenovo acquires Motorola. Chinese computer maker Lenovo...

Singapore contributes to WHO for Ebola

Singapore sends $150,000 to WHO’s Ebola efforts

After dispatching medical aid and equipment, Singapore contributes $150,000 to fight...

Ebola outbreak China sends experimental Ebola drug to Africa

China sends experimental Ebola drug to Africa

Chinese drug maker sends Ebola drug to Africa, eyes clinical trials. Chinese drug...

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Lotte Group opens landmark shopping mall amid safety concerns

South Korea’s Lotte Group opens Lotte World Mall, the country’s largest,...

Singapore Smart Nation Platform

Singapore deploys first phase of its Smart Nation Platform

Phase I of Singapore’s Smart Nation Platform begins by deploying 1,000 monitoring...

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Hong Kong’s ‘Umbrella Movement’ completes a month

Protesters still standing after one month into the ‘Umbrella Movement’...

China Electric vehicles tax exemption

China encourages citizens to buy electric vehicles

Government of China encourages the purchase of electric vehicles, in a bid to tackle...

Australia parliament lifts islamic veil ban

Australia reverses parliament ban on Islamic veils

The Australian government has lifted its ban on Islamic veils worn by women in parliament. Australia...

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Joko ‘Jokowi’ Widodo sworn in as Indonesia’s President

Indonesia gets Joko Widodo a.k.a. Jokowi as President. Indonesia’s Joko Widowo...

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Hong Kong police clears major intersection of protestors

Pro-democracy protestors cleared from major intersection by Hong Kong police. After...

Younis Khan slams 25th century against Australia

Younis Khan slams 25th century against Australia

Digging Pakistan of a hole, Younis Khan slams 25th century against Australia in first...

West Indies pull out of series

West Indies pull out of series with India

In a shocking move, West Indies pull out of series with India, to return home. In...

Athletico De Kolkata

Athletico de Kolkata on top of the Indian Super League standings

After beating NorthEast United, Athletico de Kolkata on top of the ISL standings. Things...

NorthEast United claim vicotry over Kerala Blasters

NorthEast United claim victory over Kerala Blasters in Indian Super League

Koke scores as NorthEast United claim victory over Kerala Blasters in the second...

Roger Federer Shanghai Masters

Roger Federer claims Shanghai Masters title

Inching closer to the World No. 1 spot, Roger Federer claims Shanghai Masters title. It...

Oppo launches R5

Oppo launches R5 – thinnest phone in the world

At an event in Singapore, Oppo launches R5 – thinnest phone in the world. At...

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Logitech launches Type+ for the new iPad Air 2

Swiss tech company Logitech launches Type+ keyboard and protective case for the new...

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Indian startup to sell a portable washing machine

An Indian startup to sell a portable washing machine for Rs. 1500. Gone are the days...

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Indian Air Force asks personnel not to use Xiaomi Redmi 1s phones

Owing to security concerns, Indian Air Force asks personnel not to use Xiaomi Redmi...

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Airtel-Samsung bring to India its first Integrated Digital TV

Teaming up together, Airtel-Samsung bring to India its first Integrated Digital TV. Cellular...

Philippines senate fisheries code new bill

Philippines senate introduces bill to prevent EU ban on fisheries

Philippines set to bring in tougher laws after EU ban warning over marine and fisheries...

Singapore lonely planet best destination 2015

Singapore tops Lonely Planet’s list of best travel destinations for 2015

Lonely Planet names Singapore as the world’s number one country to travel...

Ebola outbreak China sends experimental Ebola drug to Africa

China sends experimental Ebola drug to Africa

Chinese drug maker sends Ebola drug to Africa, eyes clinical trials. Chinese drug...

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Universal Studios to open theme park in Beijing

Hollywood’s Universal Studios to pump in $3.2 billion for a theme park in Beijing.  In...

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Valerie Weigmann crowned Miss World Philippines 2014

Model and TV host Valerie Weigmann becomes Miss World Philippines 2014. Commercial...

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Softbank Snapdeal agreement_ola cabs

Japan’s Softbank Group to invest $627 million in Indian e-tailer Snapdeal

India’s Snapdeal finds its largest shareholder in Japan’s Softbank Group. Japanese mobile...
SAP innovation center singapore

SAP Innovation Center to open in Singapore

Singapore will get its SAP Innovation Center by 2014 end. German software maker SAP will open the SAP...
takashimaya store thialand

Premium Japanese store Takashimaya to open in Bangkok

Iconsiam in Thailand will soon host high-end Japanese department store Takashimaya. Japan’s premium...
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Big Brother makes its way to China

China to get its very own Big Brother series, in a deal between Endemol and Youku Tudou. Big Brother...
Tokyo International film festival 2014 opening

Tokyo International Film Festival begins its 27th edition

The 27th Tokyo International Film Festival kickstarted with Japanese animated movies. The Tokyo International Film...
Michael buble asia tour january 2015

Michael Bublé announces Asia tour in January 2015

Singing heartthrob Michael Bublé will have eight performances across Asia in January and February 2015. Jazz...
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samsung electronics Q3 profits fall 2014

Samsung Electronics’ Q3 profit falls to lowest in three years

Smartphone maker Samsung Electronics’ Q3 profit plunges by 60 percent. Slowing smartphone sales...
Indonesia set to build 165 airports_Soekarno-Hatta plans

Indonesia set to build 165 airports in 2015

Government of Indonesia set to build 165 airports across the country by next year. Indonesia is set...
Malaysian banks merger CIMB RHB MSBS

Malaysian banks CIMB, RHB, MBSB submit merger plans

Three Malaysian banks CIMB, RHB, MBSB’s joint proposal to merge to central bank BNM. Malaysian...
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Lenovo acquires Motorola

Finally Lenovo acquires Motorola

Deal becomes official as Lenovo acquires Motorola. Chinese computer maker Lenovo has acquired Motorola...
Singapore contributes to WHO for Ebola

Singapore sends $150,000 to WHO’s Ebola efforts

After dispatching medical aid and equipment, Singapore contributes $150,000 to fight Ebola. The Republic...
Ebola outbreak China sends experimental Ebola drug to Africa

China sends experimental Ebola drug to Africa

Chinese drug maker sends Ebola drug to Africa, eyes clinical trials. Chinese drug maker, Sihuan Pharmaceutical...
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Hong Kong’s ‘Umbrella Movement’ completes a month

Protesters still standing after one month into the ‘Umbrella Movement’ in Hong Kong. It...
China Electric vehicles tax exemption

China encourages citizens to buy electric vehicles

Government of China encourages the purchase of electric vehicles, in a bid to tackle air pollution. China’s...
Australia parliament lifts islamic veil ban

Australia reverses parliament ban on Islamic veils

The Australian government has lifted its ban on Islamic veils worn by women in parliament. Australia...
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Sports

Younis Khan slams 25th century against Australia

Younis Khan slams 25th century against Australia

Digging Pakistan of a hole, Younis Khan slams 25th century against Australia in first Test. On day 1...
West Indies pull out of series

West Indies pull out of series with India

In a shocking move, West Indies pull out of series with India, to return home. In a move that has shocked...
Athletico De Kolkata

Athletico de Kolkata on top of the Indian Super League standings

After beating NorthEast United, Athletico de Kolkata on top of the ISL standings. Things are going well...
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Technology

Oppo launches R5

Oppo launches R5 – thinnest phone in the world

At an event in Singapore, Oppo launches R5 – thinnest phone in the world. At an event last evening...
Logitech Type+

Logitech launches Type+ for the new iPad Air 2

Swiss tech company Logitech launches Type+ keyboard and protective case for the new iPad Air 2. The Swiss...
venus portable washing machine

Indian startup to sell a portable washing machine

An Indian startup to sell a portable washing machine for Rs. 1500. Gone are the days when washing machines...
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Philippines senate fisheries code new bill

Philippines senate introduces bill to prevent EU ban on fisheries

Philippines set to bring in tougher laws after EU ban warning over marine and fisheries products. The...
Singapore lonely planet best destination 2015

Singapore tops Lonely Planet’s list of best travel destinations for 2015

Lonely Planet names Singapore as the world’s number one country to travel in 2015. Global travel...
Ebola outbreak China sends experimental Ebola drug to Africa

China sends experimental Ebola drug to Africa

Chinese drug maker sends Ebola drug to Africa, eyes clinical trials. Chinese drug maker, Sihuan Pharmaceutical...

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