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  • Europe exit dulls Britain's appeal to Asia Inc

    HONG KONG: Britain no longer looks like a sunny safe haven for Asian corporations...

    Companies from Japan to India have historically been drawn to the United Kingdom (UK) for its stable market, its openness to foreign investment, and access to the European Union
  • Education Inc. — Fake it to make it?

    We've all faked it...

    Whether once or twice or a few dozen times — be it through forced smiles or forged signatures, replicated art pieces or plagiarised papers, fake IDs or fake orgasms — we have all faked our way through social occasions, conversations, professional ladders and — if one can bring an honest admission of ribaldry here — sexual situations, where faking it is a lot more helpful than making it
  • Japan Inc — Spend, spend, spend

    The result has been a collective lunge by Japan Inc for businesses ranging from banks and niche cigarette brands to logistics companies and the Financial Times...

    But if Japan Inc has overpaid in the past 12 months the motivation for doing so seems clear: business survival...

  • Behind FT deal, a long history of money-losers for Japan Inc

    NEW YORK: Nikkei Inc’s purchase of Pearson’s FT Group raises once more the question of whether Japanese companies pay too much for overseas acquisitions...

    • Japanese brokerage No­­mura Holdings Inc acquired Lehman Brothers Holdings Inc’s European and Asian businesses in 2008, in the depth of the global financial crisis...

  • In China, Macron urges openness, pitches France Inc.

    BEIJING: President Emmanuel Macron offered on Tuesday to open up the French economy to Chinese investment in exchange for greater access to China’s booming markets, warning in talks in Beijing that existing trade imbalances would lead to protectionism...

    On the first state visit of his eight-month-old presidency, Macron is hoping greater openness from China, coupled with lobbying from the 50-strong business delegation travelling with...
  • Anbang mess tightens state grip on China Inc: analysts

    Beijing's unprecedented takeover of private insurer Anbang confirms that toxic risks lurk in the world's second-largest economy while signalling the state's tightening grip on China Inc...

    There may now be a flood of redemptions coming through,” said Christopher Balding, a Peking University economics professor...

  • China Inc tightens reins on debt, raises spectre of slowdown

    SHANGHAI: Debt growth for Chinese companies has slowed to the lowest rate in more than a decade, according to Reuters analysis, which could provide relief for policymakers worried about the fallout from years of loose lending practices across the economy...

    But this growing caution about taking on new debt, along with tighter profit margins and slowing revenue growth, could point to rising risks facing the world’s second largest economy...
  • Karachi University assistant professor goes missing

    An associate professor employed by the University of Karachi's Department of Islamic Studies has been missing for the past 18 days, Dawn learned on Tuesday...

    She said that she had sought help from the university administration but had not received any response so far...

  • 'Missing' Karachi University professor returns home

    A faculty member of the University of Karachi (KU) who had gone missing and was believed to be in custody of law enforcement agencies returned home on Wednesday, his family and KU officials told Dawn...

    Dr Ismaeel Aarfi, an assistant professor in the university's faculty of Islamic Studies, had been whisked away from Gulshan-e-Maymar in the early hours of September 15...

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