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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
  • NOTES FROM THE OVERGROUND: HARVEY WEINSTEINS, INC

    In an Oscar-worthy script, Pharoah Harvey Weinstein, a Hollywood deity famed for his ability to sniff out a brilliant script amidst the dross, has been toppled from his pedestal...

    Weinstein preyed on upcoming actresses and employees because he had the clout
  • 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...
  • 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...
  • Mountaineers denied entry into Pakistan

    ISLAMABAD: Several mountaineers who have travelled to Pakistan regularly for climbing have been denied entry into Pakistan this summer, according to Alpine Club of Pakistan...

    Upon her arrival this summer, Ms Burke received an entry stamp, and then found herself back in Kathmandu less than 12 hours after she landed in Islamabad...

  • Singapore bans Islamic scholar Mufti Menk's entry into country for 'promoting religious discord'

    Singapore has banned Islamic preacher and scholar Mufti Ismail Menk from entering the city-state, saying that his views promote religious discord, reported Al Jazeera on Tuesday...

    Menk, who hails from Zimbabwe and has more than two million followers on Twitter, as well as Haslin bin Baharim, a Malaysian scholar, were barred from entering Singapore by the government ahead of their lectures on a "halal cruise" scheduled for late November,...
  • Indonesia seeks answers from US as top general denied entry

    The Indonesian government has sought clarification from the United States after its military chief was denied entry to the country, an official said on Sunday...

    Military spokesman Wuryanto, who goes by one name, said military chief Gen Gatot Nurmantyo and his wife had planned to leave Indonesia on Saturday evening but were told by their airline shortly before departure that the US customs authorities would deny their entry...

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