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  1. 1. opinion | 04 Jan 2015

    Calming troubled waters with solid new year's resolutions

    Newspaper section: News

    » If World War III ever breaks out, its origins will not lie in the Middle East, South Asia or Eastern Europe. It is in East Asia — where the strategic interests of China, the United States and their respective partners in...

  2. 2. news | 16 Feb 2015

    East Timor swears in new prime minister and unity government

    By AFP

    » DILI (EAST TIMOR) - East Timor Monday inaugurated a new prime minister at the head of a unity government, as it seeks to hand power to the next generation of leaders more than a decade after gaining independence.

  3. 3. learning | 16 Sep 2010

    From poverty to the lower middle class in Thailand

    About Economics

    By Jon Fernquest

    » Construction and factory work are typical paths from poverty to the lower middle class in Thailand. Economist Sethaput Suthiwart-Narueput uses research findings to explain how it works.

  4. 4. property | 18 Feb 2015

    Origin taps east Bangkok


    By Kanana Katharangsiporn, Newspaper section: Business

    » Condo developer Origin Property Plc will continue to tap the middle to lower-end segment in the eastern Bangkok zone amid strong demand among blue-collar Thai workers and Japanese buyers.

  5. 5. news | 17 Feb 2015

    Japan unveils $15.5 mn aid against Mideast terrorism

    By AFP

    » TOKYO - Japan on Tuesday announced $15.5 million to fight "terrorism" in the Middle East and Africa, as Tokyo tries to demonstrate its resolve despite the murder of two citizens by Islamist extremists.

  6. 6. news | 15 Feb 2015

    Japan to give $15 mln to fight terror in Mideast, Africa

    By AFP

    » TOKYO - Japan, reeling from the murder of two nationals by Islamic State extremists, will offer an extra $15 million in aid to fight terrorism in Middle East and Africa, a report said on Sunday.

  7. 7. news | 12 Feb 2015

    Maid abuse case highlights plight of migrant workers

    By AFP

    » HONG KONG - Foreign maids in Hong Kong are guaranteed wages and benefits rare elsewhere in Asia and the Middle East, but the recent ordeal of an Indonesian domestic helper has highlighted the abuses that still go on behi...

  8. 8. news | 02 Feb 2015

    Greste and jailed journalist colleagues in Egypt

    By AFP

    » Australian Peter Greste, who was freed from an Egyptian prison and deported on Sunday, is a seasoned foreign correspondent who has covered conflicts in Afghanistan and the Middle East.

  9. 9. news | 27 Jan 2015

    IS hostage exchange demand a bid to sow dissent: analysts

    By AFP

    » The Islamic State group's demand that a jihadi on Jordan's death row be exchanged for a Japanese hostage is an attempt to chip away at the US-led coalition against extremism in the Middle East, analysts say.

  10. 10. news | 21 Jan 2015

    Islamic State state threatens to behead Japanese hostages

    » CAIRO - The Islamic State group threatened to kill two Japanese hostages by Friday unless they receive $200 million, directly demanding the ransom from Japan's premier during his visit to the Middle East.

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