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Italy

Middle East buyers drive London’s property market

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London continues to attract Middle Eastern investors as investment increased from 7.5 per cent of total investment in 2012 to 17 per cent in...
Look closer: Is there blood on your shirt?

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The April 24 collapse of a garment factory building in Bangladesh that left more than 1,000 dead has highlighted the question again: Why are costs and profits in the fast-fashion industry so extremely distorted?
Sarawak’s widening problem with obesity

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Sarawak, unfortunately, is part of the obesity rise in Malaysia, an epidemic that can have drastic economic implications on a country’s social sector, namely upped healthcare expenditures, as well as a drop in work productivity.
Philippines scraps common carriers tax

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Philippine tourist arrivals are expected to balloon after President Benigno Aquino III signed a new law on March 7 exempting foreign air and shipping...
Myanmar asks for more EU support

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On his historic trip to the European Union, Myanmar's president Thein Sein on March 5 asked the bloc to lift sanctions against his country...
A look at North Africa: Algeria’s troubles

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If investors weren’t already rattled enough by the prospects of dealing with Algeria’s red-taped system, it now seems that they will also have the added possibility of an Islamist militant resurgence on their minds.
Burj Khalifa1

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With the former unique "country brand" of the United States and  Europe's iconic country brands such as France, Italy and Spain beginning to lose...
G20

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Facing the debt crisis in Europe that threatens to affect markets worldwide, G20 world leaders who concluded their annual meeting in Los Cabos, Mexico,...