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Kazakhstan Drivers Criticized for Bad Parking Habits

A website based in Kazakhstan documents atrocious parking habits, said to be common in the country.

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Programmers Sought for 2-Month Hackathon in Remote Philippine Island

Wanted: 12 programmers to live on a remote tropical island for two months to do nothing but write code.

A tricycle porter transports packs of tissue paper outside a wholesale market in Beijing, China, Tuesday, July 10, 2012. China's June trade growth decelerated sharply as a slowdown in the world's second-largest economy deepened despite stimulus efforts. (AP Photo/Alexander F. Yuan)

China’s Economic Slowdown Spreads Pain Despite Stimulus

China’s deepest slowdown since the 2008 global crisis is inflicting more pain in some areas than still-robust headline growth of about 8 percent might suggest.

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Jim Rogers on Oil, Gold, Asia & The Best Investment in the World Right Now

Falling oil and gas prices may offer some respite to consumers but are they enough to help the economy or are they a symptom of deeper problems?

Apple CEO Tim Cook speaks at the Apple Developers Conference in San Francisco, in this June 2012 file photo. Apple and Samsung are battling out patent-related lawsuits in a California court (AP Photo/Paul Sakuma).

Apple Becomes Second Biggest Brand in Asia

Apple has recently overtaken Sony as the second top brand in Asia, but still behind Samsung, in a list that includes Panasonic and Nestle.

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iTunes Store Launches In 12 Asian Countries Including Hong Kong, Singapore, Thailand

Apple opens the iTunes Store in Hong Kong, Singapore, Thailand, Taiwan, Malaysia, the Philippines, Brunei, Cambodia, Laos, Macau, Sri Lanka and Vietnam.

Australian startup accelerator Pollenizer sets its sights on Singapore.

Pollenizer Setting Up Shop In Singapore

Pollenizer wants to establish a new hive in Singapore after successfully fertilising startups in Australia. Investment and employment opportunities abound.


Get Up to 2GB Free Backup Space On Dropmyemail

Dropmyemail offers cloud-based storage and backup of your email accounts. Get up to 2GB free or upgrade to the Pro version and get up to 50GB of email backup.

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Security Governance a Priority for Corporate Boards, Executives in Asia

Corporate boards and business executives in Asia are more concerned of security governance than counterparts in other regions, says the 2012 Governance Report.

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At Computex, Windows 8 is the Name of the Game

Computex is key in determining whether the Windows 8 platform will make Ultrabooks and Intel-based Tablet hybrids relevant in a post-PC era.


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