Authors Posts by Arno Maierbrugger

Arno Maierbrugger

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Business journalist

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In a move uncharacteristic of the secretive Swiss banking industry, authorities there have frozen hundreds of millions of dollars belonging to deposed and current...

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Qatar’s sovereign property developer, Qatari Diar, will finalize the purchase of the famous Singapore establishment Raffles Hotel. Joseph Conrad, Rudyard Kipling, W. Somerset Maugham,...

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The largest commodities trader in the world, Glencore, has announced that it values its impending flotation at about $61 billion.  Shares will be offered...

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Recent analysis by a group of 19 international experts suggests that Chinese inflation will slow slightly this year as compared to the last, but...

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During this week’s annual meeting of the Asia Development Bank, Asia was urged to examine its economic instabilities if it wants to achieve viability...

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While falling a bit short of government targets for annual growth, industrial, retail, tourism, and oil production have all led to noticeable growth in...

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In an effort to disrupt UberMedia’s growing hold on Twitter-related companies, Twitter has all but finalized a deal to purchase Tweetdeck for a reported...

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Toby O’Connor has been named the CEO of DBS Group’s Islamic banking branch, Islamic Bank of Asia (IB Asia). After a period that has...

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Corporate, consumer, and SME & commercial lending by Bank Internasional Indonesia Tbk led the Malaysian backed company (Maybank ) to post record growth at...

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The Malaysian Deputy Finance Minister is crying foul over his country’s banks “inadequacies” over the lending of monies earmarked for green technology projects. Datuk...

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Istanbul is set to host the Global Summit of Women 2011, and Malaysia is sending a 60-person delegation to the conference.  Led by the...

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Workers at Singapore’s Changi airport are celebrating a record 25th win as the continent’s best airport.  The Asian Freight and Supply Chain Awards were...

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In its quest to expand in the Islamic bank industry, Bahraini lender Al Baraka has announced plans to purchase an Indonesian bank at some...

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Keeping in tune of their latest expansion ventures, it appears Qatar Airways is interested in acquiring a stake in Cargolux, the largest cargo carrier...

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There are 4 recipients of New York University Abu Dhabi’s second round of research funding, totaling Dh58.8 million in grant monies. The first round...

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A new deal between US corporation General Electric and the Saudi Electric Company is expected to bring 100 jobs and 1,680 megawatts of power...

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Qatar or Jeddah, Saudi Arabia might soon be the recipients of a new Fairmont Raffles hotel complex.  The Qatari monarchy has invested US$877million in...

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The Diamond Exchange of Singapore (DES) has been selected by the World Federation of Diamond Bourses to host the 2014 World Diamond Congress. While...