Monthly Archives: August 2015

Manulife Asset Management Posts CAD$9.9 (US$8.1) Billion in Net Institutional Sales Globally in First Half of 2015 (PR Newswire)

— Assets under management reached CAD$390 (US$313) billion as of June 30, 2015 — Strong performance across asset classes — New senior appointments reinforce global growth — Thought Leadership takes…

Tennis coaching camp concludes (Pakistan Observer)

Asian Tennis Federation had sent a qualified Tennis coach Axe Mansaman of Thailand to impart coaching and modern games techniques to some 22 junior players in the camp at POF…

10,000 Iloilo folk light candles for peace (Philippines Daily Inquirer)

Braving an intermittent drizzle, about 10,000 mostly residents of San Enrique town in Iloilo province lit about 16,000 candles to form an image for inner and world peace on Saturday…

PHL hosting 46th APEC energy efficiency and conservation official meeting (Philippines News Agency)

The Philippines on Monday started hosting the three-day 46th Asia-Pacific Economic Cooperation (APEC) Energy Efficiency and Conservation Experts and Officials’ meeting in Cebu Monday. In a statement Monday, the Energy…

YWCA soldiers on after 50 years (Botswana Daily News)

The chief executive officer of Pensions Fund, Ms Boitumelo Molefe says it is a welcome development that Botswana Young Women Christian Association (YWCA) continues to play an advocacy role through…

Made in Brazil, packed in Kenya: How tariff windows feed Kenya's sugar cartels (Daily Nation (Kenya))

Has Uganda been re-exporting into Kenya the sugar it imports duty-free from Brazil? Do the Ugandans really have a sugar surplus as they claim? These two questions are at the…

Consumers in Asia Pacific remain optimistic MasterCard (Philippine Star)

MANILA, Philippines – Consumers in the Asia Pacific region remain optimistic but confidence is falling in a number of markets, with the Philippines being one of the few very optimistic…

Facing up to the Asean challenge (Philippines Daily Inquirer)

FILIPINO business leaders are on tenterhooks on how best to respond to the challenges, uncertainties and opportunities posed by the implementation this year of the integration of the Association of…

Authoritarian policing and the colonial hangover (Democratic Voice of Burma)

In the middle of a hot April night, Arkar and two friends were sleeping in their trishaws on central Rangoon’s Hledan Road when they were suddenly woken up and arrested…