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China media: “Mafia-style” crimes – BBC News

BBC NewsNews of “mafia-style” crimes dominate press headlines on Friday, with media asking what “protections” alleged mobsters had in the past decade. Media have reported that Liu Han, ex-head of mining conglomerate Sichuan Hanlong Group,…




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‘Davos Man’ is coming to Manila in May – InterAksyon

InterAksyonIn a press briefing today, Sushant Palakurthi Rao, World Economic Forum (WEF) head for Southeast Asia, said Manila will push through with hosting the East Asia meeting of the world’s most powerful people, collectively called…


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Highlights from London Fashion Week – CNBC.com

CNBC.comThe emerging market slowdown has hit luxury fashion, with U.K. brands like Burberry and Mulberry rattling investors with warnings of slowing growth in Asia. However, all was not doom and gloom at London Fashion Week,…





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Plane carrying 18 people missing in Nepal – The Nation

The NationKATHMANDU : Rescuers in Nepal scrambled on Sunday to find a Nepal Airlines plane carrying 18 people that went missing in the country’s mountainous west, officials said. The plane with 15 passengers and three…











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Muscat won over by ACL appeal – SBS

SBSMelbourne Victory coach Kevin Muscat (Getty). Melbourne Victory’s outspoken coach Kevin Muscat, who was never a huge fan of the AFC Champions League, has acknowledged the importance and prestige attached to Asia’s biggest club competition.Melbourne…





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China media: Kerry’s visit – BBC News

BBC NewsMedia are analysing Beijing-Washington ties as US Secretary of State John Kerry begins his China visit. Mr Kerry arrived in Beijing on Friday for a two-day visit “to reaffirm US commitment to pursuing a…


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Kerry meets China’s Xi amid heightened Asia tensions – AFP

AFPBeijing — US Secretary of State John Kerry met Chinese President Xi Jinping on Friday, as Washington’s security allies Tokyo and Manila fret over China’s far-reaching territorial claims. Kerry started his Valentine’s Day visit with…









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