• Canada, 12 more nations join AIIB

    Canada will become the first North American country to join the Asian Infrastructure Investment Bank (AIIB). The application of Canada, along with other 12 nation-applicants, has been approved by AIIB’s Board of Governors recently and effectively puts the bank’s total membership to 70. It was the first time the AIIB has added new entrants to its membership roster since 2015. Aside from Canada, other approved applicants include five regional members, namely, Afghanistan, Armenia, Fiji, Hong Kong, and Timor Leste. Eight others were not within…

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    Here’s how to raise your credit score with just one phone call

    Here’s how to raise your credit score with just one phone call

    12:01 Mar 27, 2017 GMT +8 - Market Watch - Financial

    You could improve your credit just by calling your bank

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    Asia Markets: Asian markets fall as hazy outlook descends on Trump agenda

    Asia Markets: Asian markets fall as hazy outlook descends on Trump agenda

    11:33 Mar 27, 2017 GMT +8 - Market Watch - Financial

    Global markets fell as investors continued to worry about the Trump’s administration’s inability to push through its policy initiatives.

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    The Wall Street Journal: South Korea prosecutors to seek arrest warrant for ousted president

    The Wall Street Journal: South Korea prosecutors to seek arrest warrant for ousted president

    11:13 Mar 27, 2017 GMT +8 - Market Watch - Top Stories

    South Korean prosecutors said they would seek an arrest warrant for former President Park Geun-hye, just 17 days after she was removed from office as part of a wide-ranging political scandal that triggered…

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    South Korean Prosecutors to Seek Arrest Warrant for Park Geun-hye

    South Korean Prosecutors to Seek Arrest Warrant for Park Geun-hye

    11:36 Mar 27, 2017 GMT +8 - Wall Street Journal Asia

    South Korean prosecutors will seek an arrest warrant for former President Park Geun-hye, just 17 days after she was removed from office as part of a wide-ranging political scandal that triggered her impeachment.

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    Kushner to run White House innovation team to revamp government: report

    Kushner to run White House innovation team to revamp government: report

    11:03 Mar 27, 2017 GMT +8 - Market Watch - Top Stories

    Jared Kushner, the son-in-law of President Donald Trump, will lead a new White House innovation team intended to use ideas from the business world to revamp America’s bureaucracy, according to a report…

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    Russians Take To The Streets In Nationwide Anti-Government Protests

    Russians Take To The Streets In Nationwide Anti-Government Protests

    10:30 Mar 27, 2017 GMT +8 - NPR Headlines

    Russian opposition leader Alexei Navalny is among hundreds who were arrested in Moscow and other cities on Sunday, as tens of thousands took to the streets to protest against government corruption.

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    When Rate Increases Get Less Sweet for Banks

    When Rate Increases Get Less Sweet for Banks

    09:07 Mar 27, 2017 GMT +8 - The Wall Street Journal - Market News

    Banks haven’t felt pressure to raise deposit rates in response to Federal Reserve interest-rate increases, but that will eventually change.

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    NCAA Final Four: It’s Pacific Northwest vs. the Carolinas

    NCAA Final Four: It’s Pacific Northwest vs. the Carolinas

    08:52 Mar 27, 2017 GMT +8 - Market Watch - Top Stories

    Sasquatch vs. barbecue? Pouring rain vs. stifling humidity? Whichever description you prefer, it’ll be the Pacific Northwest vs. the Carolinas in the Final Four of the NCAA men’s basketball tournament.

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    Thousands Across Russia Protest Corruption

    Thousands Across Russia Protest Corruption

    10:43 Mar 27, 2017 GMT +8 - Wall Street Journal Asia

    Demonstrators took to the streets of cities across Russia to protest official corruption in the most significant challenge to President Vladimir Putin in years. Opposition figure Alexei Navalny was detained…

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    The Wall Street Journal: OPEC urges members to uphold oil production cuts

    The Wall Street Journal: OPEC urges members to uphold oil production cuts

    07:09 Mar 27, 2017 GMT +8 - Market Watch - Top Stories

    OPEC officials on Sunday urged member nations to cut their oil production in line with an agreement last year, warning that the petroleum market would remain depressed if they didn’t.

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    Brexit Threatens to Stir Old Political Currents in Northern Ireland

    Brexit Threatens to Stir Old Political Currents in Northern Ireland

    08:26 Mar 27, 2017 GMT +8 - Wall Street Journal Asia

    The strains in Northern Irish politics today are as great as at any time since the 1998 Good Friday Agreement—and Brexit is to blame.

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    Iraq Military Contradicts Claim U.S. Airstrike Killed Civilians

    Iraq Military Contradicts Claim U.S. Airstrike Killed Civilians

    08:58 Mar 27, 2017 GMT +8 - Wall Street Journal Asia

    The Iraqi military said Sunday a blast that killed scores of civilians in western Mosul was triggered by an Islamic State booby trap, contradicting local officials and residents who claimed a U.S.-led…

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