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Stories By Toni Waterman


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    25 Jun 2014 Wed

    Video Is China's commercial real estate market heading for trouble?

    More than 50 percent of all the mall space under construction globally is happening in China. But the explosion of growth comes at a time when retail sales growth has slowed.

  • 2
    12 Jun 2014 Thu

    A weighty problem for governments

    A new study shows more emerging, middle-income countries, like China and India, are now facing a rise in obesity. If they don't want to be saddled with a hefty healthcare bill in the future, experts say governments need to start implementing changes now.

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    06 Jun 2014 Fri

    No extra sales, World Cup merely brings TV sales forward

    Fans eager to catch every last details of play have been scrambling to buy new television sets. But the drive may not have the impact companies are hoping for. 

  • 4
    03 Jun 2014 Tue

    Twitter on the rise in Asia

    In five years' time, more than 40 per cent of Twitter users will be in Asia Pacific, according to a new report by research firm eMarketer.

  • 5
    30 May 2014 Fri

    Tobacco industry at crossroads

    It's World No-Tobacco Day on Saturday (May 31) - a day intended to encourage people to kick the smoking habit. This year, the Day comes as the $800-billion tobacco industry is at a crossroads.

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    13 May 2014 Tue

    Is the pharmaceutical sector heading for a bubble?

    There has been break-neck consolidation in the pharmaceutical sector this year -- deals in the first five months of this year have already blown past the whole of last year and it is starting to raise questions of whether the sector is headed towards a bubble.

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    17 Apr 2013 Wed

    IIRC launches new reporting model framework

    The International Integrated Reporting Council (IIRC) on Tuesday launched its new reporting model framework.