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Asia stocks climb after Wall St record, eyes on Greek talks

Asian markets advanced Monday following a record close on Wall Street, while Greece's leadership said it was confident it could hammer out a new debt deal with European creditors. Shanghai climbed 0.58 percent, or 18.53 points, to 3,222.36 and Hong Kong added 0.18 percent, or 43.99 points to 24,726.53. Greek Finance Minister Yanis Varoufakis will Monday meet his counterparts from the eurozone in …

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China, ASEAN economic bonds set to strengthen

China and ASEAN (Association of Southeast Asian Nations) countries are to benefit each other from increased economic cooperation and integration with the creation of the 21st Century Maritime Silk Road – one of China's most significant and latest national strategies – a China Daily Roundtable conference on the region's economic development outlook heard on Tuesday.

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China, ASEAN economic bonds set to strengthen

World Bank trims forecast for global growth

A slowdown in Europe and Asia is holding back the world economy, while things are looking up in the U.S.

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World Bank trims forecast for global growth

Police clear Hong Kong protest camps

Hong Kong workers have cleared large parts of the main pro-democracy protest site near the heart of the financial centre, after more than two months of street demonstrations.

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Wall Street, strong dollar push Asian stocks up

TOKYO (AP) — Record highs on Wall Street helped push Asian stocks higher Thursday, led by a surge on the Tokyo market, which was cheered by the strong dollar and polls showing the pro-business ruling party will win upcoming elections.

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Inclusive corruption

Inclusive growth is the mantra of the moment, echoed by a chorus of development experts and social activists and even by some politicians. We remain some distance away from this cherished goal. But if Makati whistle-blowers are to be believed, the country’s richest and most developed city is apparently achieving inclusive corruption.

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Inclusive corruption

Famous Forbes building loses its name

How many Capitalist Tools does it take to remove an iconic sign? The New York-based employees of Forbes Media were surprised last Tuesday to find workers ripping down the iconic…

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Famous Forbes building loses its name

Iggy Pop to deliver fourth annual John Peel lecture

BBC Radio 6 Music host will deliver a speech on the subject of Free Music in a Capitalist Society

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Iggy Pop to deliver fourth annual John Peel lecture

Shinzo Abe tours the world to sell Japan's success story, nurture ties

The effort underscores his government’s commitment to build international support as Japan wrangles with China over territorial disputes .

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Shinzo Abe tours the world to sell Japan's success story, nurture ties

Uncorking the genie

Need to update your must-read list? Include the book, launched this week by Asian Development Bank, “Inequality in Asia and the Pacific: Trends, Drivers and Policy Implications.”

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Uncorking the genie