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Oriental Jewel - Chapter 4


Mom, what’s the name of the other English woman you work with at school?” Andy asked as they travelled home from school on their first day after vacation. 803 more words


Bangladeshi slum kids spend more than 60 hours a week making clothes

NEW DELHI (Thomson Reuters Foundation) – One third of children living in the slums of Bangladesh’s capital spend more than 60 hours a week making clothes for the garment sector, well beyond the legal working limit, a London-based thinktank said on Wednesday. 382 more words

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Sony Corp will release six smartphone games in the next financial year

TOKYO: Japan’s Sony Corp will release as many as six smartphone games in the next financial year, hoping that its own gaming franchises can replicate the success of console rival Nintendo Co’s Pokemon GO. 362 more words

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China warns against 'irrational' overseas acquisitions

SHANGHAI: China has urged domestic companies to avoid “irrational” overseas investments following a record-setting buying spree that has worried authorities about capital outflows and rash spending. 298 more words

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Philippines' Duterte takes aim at Macau casino boss

MANILA/HONG KONG: Philippines President Rodrigo Duterte has ordered the arrest of Jack Lam, one of Asia’s top casino kingpins, on charges of economic sabotage and bribery, according to the country’s police chief. 294 more words

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Japan PM's advisers urge annual review of drug prices

TOKYO: Prime Minister Shinzo Abe’s economic advisers, hoping to curb Japan’s ballooning healthcare costs, proposed on Wednesday reforms to the way drug prices are set, a step opposed by foreign and domestic drug makers who say the changes will stifle investment. 330 more words

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2016 Best Place to Work in Asia Award Goes to...

DHL Express, the world’s leading international express services provider, is proud to announce that it has been honored again as a leading employer and an excellent workplace in multiple markets across Asia Pacific by leading human capital organizations — Aon Hewitt, Top Employers Institute, and Great Place to Work® Institute.The company consistently scored high marks for its excellent employee culture, policies, and practices. 640 more words