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Kabel Deutschland Sale Will Not Improve German Broadband Speeds
Welcomed as sector consolidation at EU-level, the deal would do little to spark much needed broadband investment as the acquirer would access existing broadband infrastructure that requires little to no upgrades.
Mon Jun 17, 2013
North Carolina Chinatown set to open next year
A non-traditional Chinatown is slated to take over a deserted outlet mall in Morrisville, North Carolina, bringing together Chinese businesses, a 5-star hotel and a cultural center.
Sun Jun 16, 2013
'Fantasticks' review: Skylark's is a 'Mikado' you can enjoy
England was gaga over Japan in the 1880s. As the long-isolated Asian empire opened to the outside world, Brits bought up kimonos, decorative screens, swords and statuary.
The Japan Times
Southeast Asian leadership without hegemony
When they met in California earlier this month, Chinese President Xi Jinping and U.S. President Barack Obama discussed a long list of disputes from trade to climate change to cyber-hacking.
Sat Jun 15, 2013
The Japan Times
Cycads: 'living fossils' with a deadly twist
Almost two months after revelers in most of Japan began partying beneath cherry blossoms in mid-March this year, we hardy northerners in Hokkaido were still waiting patiently for warm zephyrs to waft in with a late promise of spring.
Japan now issuing multiple-entry visas to Filipinos
Filipinos who wish to visit Japan may now apply for multiple-entry tourist visas, a privilege the Japanese government extending to Philippine citizens for the first time as part of the relaxation of its visa policies toward Southeast Asians.
Fri Jun 14, 2013
The US-China summit: a start, at least
When they met in California last weekend, Chinese President Xi Jinping and US President Barack Obama discussed a long list of disputes from trade to climate change to cyber-hacking.
Stars and Stripes
Japan: Ninja Village offers activities for all ages
A ninja at Hizen Yume Kaido, also known as ninja village, in Ureshino, Japan, strikes a pose after luring another ninja into a trap house where he was defeated.
Ex-All Black aims to build new career
TOWERING PRESENCE: Scott Construction apprentices at a Scott Construction building site in Stoke.
Thu Jun 13, 2013
Working With Asian Home Buyers
Like many Chinese immigrants, John Yen Wong's parents rented a home long before they bought one.
Nikkei Net Interactive
Shinkansen Fares To Be Slashed Up To 35% In Western Japan
Operators of the shinkansen bullet train in western Japan plan to reduce fares by up to 35% in response to intensifying competition with budget airlines.
Asia News Network
MANILA : Philippines to remain heavily dependent on oil imports - ADB
The Philippines, along with its neighbours in Asia, must improve energy efficiency, widen access to electricity, and prioritise renewable energy supplies in order to sustain its growth path, according to the Asian Development Bank .
West Hawaii Today
Leonard Naboa Sr.
Leonard "Nato" Naboa Sr., 60, Milolii died June 5, 2013, at Kona Community Hospital.
Wed Jun 12, 2013
New Market Report Now Available: Zenrin Co., Ltd. (9474) - Financial...
Zenrin Co., Ltd. is a database of maps producers, based in Japan. The company publishes tourist maps and residential maps.
Japan mulls hosting global collider project - Nikkei
The government has decided to solicit construction in Japan of the International Linear Collider , a next-generation particle accelerator that will allow physicists to explore rudimentary questions about the universe, the Nikkei said.
Tue Jun 11, 2013
TODAY in our annual calendar is Independence Day, a national holiday. And so we celebrate this date as the day we became a free and independent country.
LNG, Asia Pacific focus given thumbs-up
The Christy Clark government's decision to focus on two of British Columbia's biggest economic opportunities, natural gas exports and Asia Pacific trade, drew laudatory comments Monday from key observers.
IHT Rendezvous: Becoming 'Asia Literate': Learn Chinese, but Don't Stop There
While studying abroad at Tsinghua University in Beijing, Andrew Mead didn't expect to find a job at Burton, one of the top snowboarding brands in the world.
Mon Jun 10, 2013
Once Again, Some Japanese Gamers Dislike the Look of Mirror's Edge 2
Mirror's Edge 2 was just announced. Online across the globe, gamers are excited.
Cilostazol Reduces Angiographic Restenosis After Endovascular Therapy ...
From the Cardiovascular Center, Kansai Rosai Hospital, Hyogo, Japan ; Department of Cardiology, Kokura Memorial Hospital, Kitakyushu, Japan ; Department of Cardiology, Sendai Kousei Hospital, Sendai, Japan ; Department of Cardiology, Kishiwada Tokushukai Hospital, Kishiwada, Japan ; Cardiovascular Division, Department of Internal Medicine, Hyogo ... (more)