|Get used to women or 'get out,' Australia's army chief says|
(CNN)-- Faced with a sex scandal in his ranks, the chief of Australia's army delivered a blunt message to his troops: Treat your female comrades properly or "get out." Lt. Gen. David Morrison announced last week that three soldiers had been ...
Karzai, angry about Taliban's Qatar office, suspends peace, security talks
(CNN)-- Afghan President Hamid Karzai lashed out Wednesday at the United States over the opening of a Taliban office in Qatar, pulling out of security talks with U.S. officials and refusing to take part in peace talks with the Taliban that he ...
For Many Filipinos, Jobs and the Good Life Are Still Scarce
Mr. Tagarro earns the equivalent of about $5 a day working from before dawn until after dark, battling petty corruption to maintain his improvised sidewalk stand and dealing with rising wholesale prices for the onions and tomatoes he sells.
Thousands of Hindu pilgrims stranded after monsoon floods kill at least 102 in India
LUCKNOW, India ? India?s prime minister said Wednesday that the death toll from flooding this week in the northern state of Uttrakhand had surpassed 100 and could rise substantially. Prime Minister Manmohan Singh spoke on his return from an ...
China June flash HSBC PMI hits nine month low on weak demand
The flash HSBC Purchasing Managers' Index fell to 48.3 in June from May's final reading of 49.2, drifting further away from the 50-point level demarcating expansion from contraction. It was the weakest level since September. "Manufacturing ...
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 ...
Groupon India expands team
Groupon India, which has daily deals on its Web site, has expanded the roles of its team to take on the mandate for key emerging markets in the Asia-Pacific region, comprising India, Thailand, Indonesia and the Philippines.
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 ...
Asia-Pacific Insurance Market Outlook to 2016 - Growth Opportunity in India & China
NEW YORK, June 18, 2013 /PRNewswire/ -- Reportlinker.com announces that a new market research report is available in its catalogue: Asia-Pacific Insurance Market Outlook to 2016 - Growth Opportunity in ...