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ADR REPORT-Drops in Asia drag foreign shares lower – Reuters

NEW YORK, March 12 | Tue Mar 12, 2013 2:38pm EDT NEW YORK, March 12 (Reuters) – U.S.-listed shares of foreign companies fell on Tuesday, dragged lower by Asian companies as traders cashed in after a recent rally in Japan, while China stocks extended a negative streak. Japanese shares retreated after Tokyo’s Nikkei snapped an […]

Obama urges end to Asia’s maritime disputes – MiamiHerald.com

WASHINGTON — President Barack Obama is urging Asian nations involved in maritime disputes to abide by the “rule of law and international standards” to ensure that conflict can avoided. Obama spoke during an Oval Office meeting with the Sultan of Brunei. He thanked the Sultan for showing “great leadership” on the maritime conflicts that have […]

Asia’s papal candidate: An easy smile, but hardly a reformer – NBCNews.com (blog)

Asia’s papal candidate: An easy smile, but hardly a reformer – NBCNews.com (blog)

Alessandra Tarantino / AP Philippine Cardinal Luis Antonio “Chito” Tagle arrives for a meeting at the Vatican on Wednesday.   MANILA, Philippines — On the face of it Philippine Cardinal Luis Antonio “Chito” Tagle has a lot going for him as a contender for pope. He’s young: At 55, the second youngest of the cardinals. […]

Obama urges end to Asia’s maritime disputes – MiamiHerald.com

WASHINGTON — President Barack Obama is urging Asian nations involved in maritime disputes to abide by the “rule of law and international standards” to ensure that conflict can avoided. Obama spoke during an Oval Office meeting with the Sultan of Brunei. He thanked the Sultan for showing “great leadership” on the maritime conflicts that have […]

Asia’s papal candidate: An easy smile, but hardly a reformer – NBCNews.com (blog)

Asia’s papal candidate: An easy smile, but hardly a reformer – NBCNews.com (blog)

Alessandra Tarantino / AP Philippine Cardinal Luis Antonio “Chito” Tagle arrives for a meeting at the Vatican on Wednesday.   MANILA, Philippines — On the face of it Philippine Cardinal Luis Antonio “Chito” Tagle has a lot going for him as a contender for pope. He’s young: At 55, the second youngest of the cardinals. […]

Obama urges end to Asia’s maritime disputes – MiamiHerald.com

WASHINGTON — President Barack Obama is urging Asian nations involved in maritime disputes to abide by the “rule of law and international standards” to ensure that conflict can avoided. Obama spoke during an Oval Office meeting with the Sultan of Brunei. He thanked the Sultan for showing “great leadership” on the maritime conflicts that have […]

Asia Bankers Ride Southeast Asian Boom – Wall Street Journal- India (blog)

Asia Bankers Ride Southeast Asian Boom – Wall Street Journal- India (blog)

By Nisha Gopalan Southeast Asia has become the go-to market for investment banking in Asia, after a year of hot initial public offerings and multibillion-dollar acquisitions by Thai billionaires. In the trading of stocks, bonds and currencies, it has been an even bigger hit than China. From Japan to Australia, 80% of the revenue investment […]

ASIA MARKETS: Asian Shares Fall; Liquidity Concerns Hit Shanghai – Fox Business

HONG KONG –  Asian markets ended lower on Tuesday, with Japan breaking an eight-day winning streak, while liquidity concerns weighed on stocks in Shanghai. Trading started on a good note early Tuesday, with a positive lead from Wall Street, which rose for its seventh consecutive session on Monday, reaching a record. Domestic headwinds in individual […]

North Korea threatens to attack South island – Aljazeera.com

North Korean leader Kim Jong-un has threatened to “wipe out” a South Korean island as Pyongyang came under new economic and diplomatic fire from US sanctions and UN charges of gross rights abuses. On a visit to frontline military units on Monday, Kim briefed officers on their mission “to strike” Baengnyeong and turn […]

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