|G-8 Meeting Ends With Cordial Stalemate on Syria|
ENNISKILLEN, Northern Ireland ? The United States and leaders of other major industrialized nations on Tuesday papered over differences on Syria and the global economy in statements that summarized their two-day annual summit meeting at a ...
N.Y.U. Gives Its Stars Loans for Summer Homes
Follow one of Fire Island?s quaint footpaths away from the ferry dock, past modest cottages and better-appointed vacation homes, to an elegant modern beach house that extends across three lots. A composition in bold, unadorned planes, it has a ...
Badminton Singapore Open hit by late pull-outs
Du Pengyu of China plays a shot during an Indonesia Open match in Jakarta, on June 13, 2013. Du is the men's top seed at this year's Singapore ... event will be held earlier in the year in an effort to draw a stronger field. "For the next cycle ...
Brazilian Protests Resume as 50,000 Mass in Sao Paulo
While that?s less than the 6.2 percent and 4.9 percent predicted for regional peers Peru and Chile, it?s more than the -0.08 percent estimate for Europe, according a Bloomberg survey of economists. The real weakened 0.5 percent against the ...
Award-winning photographer Mark Baker named AP bureau chief for Malaysia, Singapore
Mark Baker, photographer and acting bureau chief for The Associated Press in Kuala Lumpur, has been promoted to chief of bureau for Malaysia and Singapore. The appointment was announced Tuesday by Brian Carovillano, the AP?s Asia-Pacific news ...
Banking on Coupons for E-Shoppers, Flipit Expands From Europe to India
Having launched in six countries across Europe, the first Asian destination for couponing site Flipit is India . The basic idea is that Flipit partners with online retailers to offer substantial e-shopping ...
Battles beyond the Great Firewall: India shuts out Chinese tech companies
Late last week, news broke that India?s Intelligence Bureau had fingered Chinese chat app WeChat as a potential threat and that the app was under investigation; some reports even say that the Intelligence Bureau wants the app banned outright. Chinese telecom equipment companies ZTE and Huawei are similarly under investigation for posing potential national security threats. It makes you wonder ...
India leaves rates unchanged, warns of inflation risks as rupee sags
By Suvashree Dey Choudhury and Tony Munroe MUMBAI (Reuters) - The Reserve Bank of India kept interest rates unchanged on Monday as expected after cutting them in each of its previous three policy reviews, warning of upward risks to inflation as its currency is among the hardest hit amid a global emerging markets sell-off. The Indian rupee touched an all-time low of 58.98 to the dollar last week ...
Google Launches 'Start Searching India' Campaign
Google India today launched a campaign which is aimed at simplifying the web for the country's internet users.