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Office workers walk by an electronic stock board of a securities firm during their disaster drill in Tokyo Thursday, Feb. 13, 2014
Nikkei 225   Photos   TOPIX index   Tokyo stocks   Wikipedia: TOPIX
 The Japan News 
Nikkei ends above 15,500 for 1st time in 6 months
Jiji Press The benchmark Nikkei Stock Average kept rising to end above 15,500 for the first time in about six months on the Tokyo Stock Exchange on Monday,... (photo: AP / Koji Sasahara)
Mcdonald's in Xizhi. Xizhi (Chinese: 汐止區; pinyin: Xìzhǐ Qū) is an inner city district in New Taipei City in northern Republic of China (Taiwan).
2014 China food scandal   Food safety in China   McDonald's - China   Photos   Wikipedia: Food safety incidents in China
 Independent online (SA) 
China takes no chances in meat safety scare
Reuters Shanghai China’s food regulator has visited close to 600 restaurants, businesses and food distributors as it investigates a fast-spreading food safety scare that has dragged in a number... (photo: Creative Commons / Solomon203)
A currency trader works in front of a screen showing the Korea Composite Stock Price Index at the Korea Exchange Bank headquarters in Seoul, South Korea, Friday, Sept. 9, 2011. Asian stocks swung between gains and losses Friday as traders weighed news China's inflation moderated slightly against disappointment that Fed chief Ben Bernanke offered no immediate support for the ailing U.S. economy. The Korea Composite Stock Price Index fell 1.83 percent, or 33.71, to close at 1,812.93.(AP Photo/Ahn Young-joon)  Dayton Daily News 
Asian stocks bolstered by US economic data
Most major Asian stock markets rose Friday after U.S. unemployment claims fell to an eight-year low and tensions over the downing of a Malaysia Airlines jet eased. Japan's Nikkei 225 gained 0.6... (photo: AP / Ahn Young-joon)
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How Starbucks is localizing to crack the Indian coffee chain market  The Times of India 
How Starbucks is localizing to crack the Indian coffee chain market
In January 2011, when Starbucks chairman and CEO Howard Schultz made his maiden India visit to sign the 50:50 JV with Tata Global Beverages, hopping over to Asia's largest coffee maker Tata Coffee's... (photo: WN / Geeta)
Beverage   India   Photos   Starbucks Coffee   Wikipedia: Tata Starbucks
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World shares subdued amid Russia sanctions report The State
World shares subdued amid Russia sanctions report
TOKYOWorld shares were rattled Thursday by reports the European Union is weighing stiffer financial sanctions against Russia. A further pickup in China's... (photo: European Community / EC)
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Market and Steuart Streets moments before the Preparedness Day Bombing, July 22, 1916. This picture was suppressed by the prosecution for 20 years. The arrow points to what some think may have been the actual bomber. WorldNews.com
Preparedness Day Bombing-Unprepared Consequences of War
Article by WN.com Correspondent Dallas Darling By the time a deadly bomb exploded in San Francisco on July 22, 1916, militant and war-making ideological infrastructures... (photo: FoundSF.org)
Photos   Preparedness Day Bombing   San Francisco   Thomas Mooney   Wikipedia: Preparedness Day Bombing
A woman checks a mobile phone in front of an electronic stock indicator in Tokyo, Wednesday, Nov. 30, 2011. Asian stocks fell Wednesday after a meeting of Europe's finance ministers failed to stem fears that the euro currency union is hurtling toward a breakup. Business Day
Asian stocks rise as risk aversion wanes
TOKYOAsian stocks edged up on Wednesday as risk aversion triggered by recent geopolitical tension continued to ebb, while the Australian dollar spiked on stronger than... (photo: AP / Shizuo Kambayashi)
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MARUHAN Japan Bank The Times of India
Bank of Japan Deputy Gov Hiroshi Nakaso says end of deflation in sight
SHIZUOKA: Bank of Japan Deputy Governor Hiroshi Nakaso said the country was eyeing an end to deflation as rising wages and inflation expectations allow companies to... (photo: WN / RTayco)
Economy   Finance   Japan   Photos   Wikipedia: Economy of Japan
Chinese Currency The Times of India
China's yuan rises to two-week high as outlook firms
HONG KONG: China's yuan rose to a two-week high on Wednesday in spite of a weaker midpoint, as the outlook on the currency has gradually improved on a recovering economy... (photo: Creative Commons / Phurbutsering)
China   Economy   Hong Kong   Photos   Wikipedia: Economy of China
Chongqing Taxi, China CNN
20 China travel tips that will make your journey easier
July 22, 2014 -- Updated 2359 GMT (0759 HKT) Hitting the China travel trail doesn't have to be a struggle if you arm yourself with the right knowledge. Shanghai taxi... (photo: Creative Commons / Foxxyz)
China   Photos   Shanghai   Travel   Wikipedia: China
Japan cuts economic growth outlook The Hindu
Japan cuts economic growth outlook to 1.2% after tax hike
The Japanese Government on Tuesday downgraded the nation’s economic growth forecast for the current financial year to 1.2 per cent from 1.4 per cent amid concerns... (photo: Creative Commons / MattBuck)
Economy   Finance   Japan   Photos   Wikipedia: Economy of Japan
With a tarpaulin poster of himself and running mate Mar Roxas, right, leading Presidential candidate Sen. Benigno "Noynoy" Aquino III issues his statement a day after the first ever automated Presidential elections Tuesday May 11, 2010 at Hacienda Lusita, Tarlac province in northern Philippines. San Francisco Chronicle
Philippine president faces impeachment complaint
Manila -- Twenty-eight people, including activists and a retired Catholic bishop, filed an impeachment complaint Monday against Philippine President Benigno Aquino III... (photo: AP / Bullit Marquez)
Impeachment   Noynoy Aquino   Philippines   Photos   Wikipedia: Benigno Aquino III
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