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Inside China’s most exclusive business club

When it was announced four years ago that the Chinese carmaker Geely was buying Swedish carmaker Volvo, the company drew plaudits worldwide for the daring and astuteness of its move. But few people ...

Updated : 2014.04.29 19:51

Sympathy for MH370 passengers’ families starting to run out

Carrying the same signs, wearing the same T-shirts and taking the same 3.8 km route to the Malaysian Embassy in Beijing, anguished families of Malaysia Airlines Flight MH370 passengers staged their s...

Updated : 2014.04.29 19:50

Manila senators slam new U.S.-Philippine pact

By letting their subalterns sign the defense deal, President Aquino and visiting U.S. President Barack Obama showed lack of good faith, Sen. Miriam Defensor-Santiago said on Monday. The Enhanced Def...

Updated : 2014.04.29 19:49

Canada recognizes Philippines toxic waste petition

Canada’s Embassy in the Philippines said Monday that the Canadian government recognized the call of petitioners, both Filipino and Canadian, to have container vans filled with hazardous waste brought...

Updated : 2014.04.22 20:24

Crowdfunding in China draws interest and concerns

Zhang Liling, 20, almost put 200 yuan ($32.12) into a new online financial product offered by Chinese e-commerce giant Alibaba that she hoped would give her a chance to meet some movie stars. Alibab...

Updated : 2014.04.22 20:24

Transgender Islamic boarding school reopens

A Pesantren Waria (Islamic boarding school for transgenders) in Yogyakarta has once again opened its doors, and brought the subject of freedom of religion for all ― regardless of sexual orientation ...

Updated : 2014.04.22 20:23

Thaksin ‘ready to sacrifice family’

Former Prime Minister Thaksin Shinawatra is ready to “sacrifice his family” by ending its political roles so the country can emerge from the ongoing political impasse and move forward, his close ai...

Updated : 2014.04.22 20:23

Chinese ‘baby boxes’ get mixed reception

It was about 4 a.m. when four men jumped out of a taxi and left a baby at a small, nondescript house in Tianjin. A letter tucked inside the child’s clothes simply noted its birthday and medical reco...

Updated : 2014.04.15 20:29

Strong support for leaders ‘good for Asia’

Asia would benefit from strongly supported leaders in China, Indonesia and India, Singaporean Prime Minister Lee Hsien Loong said in a discussion with Asian editors as elections get under way in the ...

Updated : 2014.04.15 20:28

Talent draw hazy for smog-choked Beijing

When her son’s persistent cough worsened into asthma as heavy, toxic smog plagued Beijing for days on end, Huang Liwen decided that she had had enough. The vice president of marketing at an aircraft...

Updated : 2014.04.15 20:27

Singapore gets first bitcoin-based ATM

Singapore’s first machine that can accept bitcoins and return cash opened at Bartini Kitchen on Boon Tat Street on Monday. It was set up by David Moskowitz, the Singapore-based founder of bitcoin e...

Updated : 2014.03.25 20:22

Foreign leaders pick local flavors in China

Visiting foreign leaders and their ilk often opt for China’s specialties, rather than their home fare. Consequently, the dinner table has become a platform for connecting to ordinary locals. Ye Jun ...

Updated : 2014.03.25 20:21

Relatives of Chinese passengers of missing jet erupt in grief, anger

Emotions erupted when relatives were given the news, with some crying hysterically and others smashing chairs in a Beijing hotel ballroom soon after relatives of Chinese passengers on board the missi...

Updated : 2014.03.25 20:19

Facebook enhances Asia-Pacific marketing

Facebook’s goal this year in the Asia-Pacific region is to continue to focus on marketing growth in four key segments: brand, direct response, local businesses, and developers. Dan Neary, vice pres...

Updated : 2014.03.18 20:16

Vote-buying still plagues Indonesia’s election process

When lawyer Taufik Basari visited constituents in his Jakarta district to distribute leaflets telling them why he deserved their vote, many asked him why the envelope was missing. “Some residents op...

Updated : 2014.03.18 20:16