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Travel › Improved bag handling saves air transport industry $18 billion

30 March 2015 01:39:12 Japan Today: Japan News and Discussion

According to SITA, the air transport industry has cut the rate of mishandled bags by 61.3% globally since 2007, creating $18 billion in total estimated cost savings. The SITA 2015 Baggage Report, which was released this week, shows that the rate of mishandled bags in 2014 was 7.3 bags per…

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French conservatives win key local voting govt left loses

30 March 2015 01:39:12 Paris News latest RSS headlines - Paris Guardian.com

PARIS (AP) -- Former President Nicolas Sarkozy blasted the "lies, denial and impotence" of France's governing Socialists after estimates showed his conservative party and their allies ...

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Hollande left bruised as Sarkozy and Le Pen triumph in French local elections

30 March 2015 01:39:11 Paris News latest RSS headlines - Paris Guardian.com

Front National's strong gains mark turning point for far right in expanding grassroots presence, while win for Sarkozy prefigures likely presidential run ...

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Sarkozy leads French local election far-right makes voting gains exit poll

30 March 2015 01:39:11 Paris News latest RSS headlines - Paris Guardian.com

Nicolas Sarkozy, former French president and current UMP conservative political party head, attends a political rally in the Essonne department as he campaigns for French departmental ...

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French PM says far-right gains show lasting upheaval of politics

30 March 2015 01:39:11 Paris News latest RSS headlines - Paris Guardian.com

(Reuters) - The French far-right National Front's gains in local elections on Sunday are a sign of lasting upheaval in the French political landscape, Prime Minister Manuel Valls said. ...

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British Airways says some frequent flyer accounts hacked

30 March 2015 01:38:28 WN.com - Europe News

LONDON - British Airways said on Sunday tens of thousands of its frequent flyer accounts had been hacked and that it had frozen those affected to sort the problem out. The...

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InterviewAFPM '15: Gallogly reminisces tenure at LyondellBasell

30 March 2015 01:34:11 WN.com - America News

Interview article by Al Greenwood SAN ANTONIO, Texas (ICIS)--Former LyondellBasell CEO Jim Gallogly discussed on Sunday his tenure at LyondellBasell, which started while the company was still operating under bankruptcy protection and ended with a remarkable turnaround. Gallogly is the recipient of this year’s Petrochemical Heritage Award, to be given during the American Fuel Petrochemical Manufacturers (AFPM) International Petrochemical Conference (IPC). Under Gallogly, LyondellBasell emerged from bankruptcy protection, and its shares began trading on the New York Stock Exchange (NYSE). They are now trading more than three times higher. Meanwhile, Gallogly...

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Enemy fire booby-traps delay Iraqi forces advance in Tikrit

30 March 2015 01:34:02 Iraq News latest RSS headlines - Iraq Sun.com

(Reuters) - Iraqi security forces battled Islamic State militants in central Tikrit on Sunday as the United States and its allies provided aerial support and local officials warned that the battle to ...

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Tiger meat bear paws openly available in Laos targeting Chinese customers

30 March 2015 01:33:23 Cambodia News latest RSS headlines - Cambodian Times.com

A resort complex in northwest Laos targeting Chinese visitors has become a "lawless playground" for the trade A resort complex in northwest Laos targeting Chinese visitors has become a ...

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Putin Letter to Arab Summit Triggers Strong Saudi Attack

30 March 2015 01:29:10 WN.com - Mideast News

Reuters SHARM EL-SHEIKH, EGYPT— Saudi Arabia accused Russian President Vladimir Putin of hypocrisy on Sunday, telling an Arab summit that he should not express support for the Middle East while fueling instability by supporting Syrian leader Bashar al-Assad. In a rare move, Egyptian President...

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Bahrainis protest Saudi Arabia’s aggression on Yemen

30 March 2015 01:29:10 WN.com - Mideast News

Bahraini protesters have held a rally to condemn the Saudi-led invasion of Yemen while a new lawsuit has been filed against the country’s top opposition figure over his criticism of Bahrain’s contribution to the aggression. Bahrainis took to the streets on Sunday in the village of Musalla in the al-Daih district near the capital Manama to protest against Saudi Arabia’s invasions of Yemen. They carried banners...

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Vietnam anniversary stirs veterans memories of lost friends

30 March 2015 01:29:09 Vietnam News latest RSS headlines - Vietnam Tribune.com

SPRINGFIELD - As veterans of the Vietnam War recall the beginning of the ground war there 50 years ago, local Marine veteran Daniel M. Walsh III said memories of conflict and lost platoon members ...

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Food › Imperial Tokyo to host Hôtel du Palais Biarritz Week at Les Saisons restaurant

30 March 2015 01:21:58 Japan Today: Japan News and Discussion

The 125 year-old Imperial Hotel in Tokyo welcomes Hôtel du Palais Biarritz’s award-winning Executive Chef Jean Marie Gautier from April 13 through 19 for a culinary celebration of contemporary French dining in The Imperial's popular French dining room, Les Saisons. Chef Jean Marie Gautier won the “Meilleur Ouvrier de France”…

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Philippine President Benigno Aquino signs Lee’s condolence book at embassy in Manila

30 March 2015 01:20:59 Intellasia East Asia News

Intellasia East Asia News Philippine President Benigno Aquino Jr led Filipinos in paying tribute to Singapore’s founding father Lee Kuan Yew as he visited the Singapore Embassy in Manila on Friday night to sign the condolence book and say a final farewell to Lee. He was accompanied by offficials from the Palace and the Department of Foreign Affairs, including

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Philippines Rebel Peace Deal: Philippine Lawmakers Must Grant Muslims Autonomy Or Face More Violence, President Benigno Aquino Says

30 March 2015 01:20:59 Intellasia East Asia News

Intellasia East Asia News Philippine President Benigno Aquino asked the nation’s lawmakers on Friday to pass a bill that would endorse a peace deal the government signed a year ago with Muslim separatist rebels. Lawmakers balked at the notion of passing the law this month after members of the Moro Islamic Liberation Front, also known as MILF, killed 44

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Singapore’s Ambassador to Japan pays tribute to Lee Kuan Yew

30 March 2015 01:20:59 Intellasia East Asia News

Intellasia East Asia News Chin Siat Yoon praised Singapore’s founding prime minister Lee Kuan Yew for taking a long-term view when planning for the Republic’s leadership succession. Singapore’s Ambassador to Japan, Chin Siat Yoon, has paid tribute to the nation’s founding prime minister Lee Kuan Yew. Chin Siat Yoon is the Republic’s longest-serving incumbent Ambassador, and has been in

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Singapore reopens queue for Lee Kuan Yew mourners

30 March 2015 01:20:59 Intellasia East Asia News

Intellasia East Asia News The Singapore government Saturday reopened a massive queue for mourners to pay their last respects to founding prime minister Lee Kuan Yew after a temporary suspension for safety reasons. A surge of mourners late Friday forced overwhelmed officials to cut off access to the Padang, an open field close to parliament, where Lee’s remains have

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‘Singaporean Singapore’ right from the start

30 March 2015 01:20:58 Intellasia East Asia News

Intellasia East Asia News Lee Kuan Yew and his colleagues refused to appeal to exclusive racial and religious identities in Singapore’s early days, choosing instead the more difficult path of creating a “Singaporean Singapore”, said deputy prime minister Teo Chee Hean. Today, Singapore is a harmonious, multiracial country in large part because of Lee’s determination to weave multiracialism into

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MNCs laud business-friendly policies

30 March 2015 01:20:58 Intellasia East Asia News

Intellasia East Asia News A visionary leader, an exemplary statesman and a strategic thinker. Tributes for Lee Kuan Yew continued to pour in as head honchos of multinational corporations (MNCs) sent their condolences. Many lauded him for transforming Singapore into a prosperous metropolis, with a far-sighted plan to modernise the country through urban industrialisation. “Singapore’s founding prime minister, Lee,

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Singapore fund that owns Biltmore shells out $140M for Blackstone commercial properties in Phoenix

30 March 2015 01:20:58 Intellasia East Asia News

Intellasia East Asia News The same sovereign investment fund run by the government of Singapore that owns the Arizona Biltmore Resort & Spa has bought 14 commercial and industrial properties in Phoenix, Tempe and the West Valley for more than $140 million. The Arizona deals are part of a larger $8.1 billion acquistion of US industrial and commercial properties

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Singapore Dollar Strengthens Despite Expectations for Easing

30 March 2015 01:20:58 Intellasia East Asia News

Intellasia East Asia News Ahead of Singapore’s central bank meeting next month that many analysts say will result in easier monetary policy for a second time this year, the local currency is doing something strange: it’s strengthening. Anticipation for such policy moves normally mean a weaker currency, but Singapore’s dollar has gained since the middle of March, illustrating how

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Singapore restricts access to Lee’s public wake over safety fears

30 March 2015 01:20:58 Intellasia East Asia News

Intellasia East Asia News The Singapore government late Friday ordered mourners to stay off a congested field near parliament for safety reasons as tens of thousands paid their last respects to former prime minister Lee Kuan Yew. Outnumbered police officers were turning away mourners at the City Hall metro station next to the Padang, an open field where the

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Queue for Parliament House temporarily suspended

30 March 2015 01:20:58 Intellasia East Asia News

Intellasia East Asia News The queue for Parliament House has been closed for the safety and well-being of those in line. Here is the full statement from the State Funeral Organising Committee: Since the lying in state began at Parliament House on 25 March 2015, there has been a sharp increase in the number of visitors daily. The current

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Highest honours from Singapore Armed Forces for Lee Kuan Yew’s final farewell

30 March 2015 01:20:58 Intellasia East Asia News

Intellasia East Asia News The Singapore Armed Forces (SAF) will bid Singapore’s founding father Lee Kuan Yew a final farewell with the highest honours, said Defence minister Ng Eng Hen. Ng detailed the SAF’s sendoff on land, sea and air in a Facebook post on Friday night. At the procession, there will be a 21-gun salute fired by four

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Facts and figures for Lee Kuan Yew’s Lying In State

30 March 2015 01:20:57 Intellasia East Asia News

Intellasia East Asia News 1. Number of servicemen involved in the State Funeral The number of SAF personnel involved in the State Funeral was initially estimated at 2,800, but this has since doubled with the increased requirements. 2. Number of tentages, barricades, railings at Parliament House A total of about 300 tentages and about 1,000 barricades have been set

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Lee Kuan Yew: Which way now for Singapore?

30 March 2015 01:20:57 Intellasia East Asia News

Intellasia East Asia News As Singapore mourns the death of founding father Lee Kuan Yew, questions are also quietly being asked about where the country goes next. Lee had been out of the political limelight for years when he died but his authoritarian model, which brought stability and wealth, remains. Yet economic success and globalisation have presented Singapore with

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Why Singapore banned chewing gum

30 March 2015 01:20:57 Intellasia East Asia News

Intellasia East Asia News Lee Kuan Yew, who died on Monday at the age of 91, is famed as the man who turned Singapore from a small port into a global trading hub. But he also insisted on tidiness and good behaviour – and personified the country’s ban on chewing gum. What was it about gum he so disliked?

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Singapore will transcend Lee and his era

30 March 2015 01:20:57 Intellasia East Asia News

Intellasia East Asia News In death, as in life, Lee Kuan Yew elicits reactions and responses near and far that few global leaders can match. After the initial period of universal accolades, the written annals on Lee’s legacy will likely become more mixed. He did many good things for Singapore but not without flaws and shortcomings. Yet from Singapore’s

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The real icon of Singapore tourism

30 March 2015 01:20:57 Intellasia East Asia News

Intellasia East Asia News The real icon of Singapore tourism is not the SkyPark pillared by three towers, or the water-spouting Merlion before it, or the Vanda ‘Miss Joaquim’ much earlier. The real tourism icon is Lee Kuan Yew, who passed away peacefully on March 23 at the age of 91 years. While icons change with time, I suspect

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Japan game developer Gumi to cut jobs, sell assets three months after IPO

30 March 2015 01:20:57 Intellasia East Asia News

Intellasia East Asia News Just over three months after raising hundreds of millions of dollars in a stock market listing, Japanese mobile game developer Gumi Inc plans to cut 10 percent of its workforce and sell assets as part of a drive to bounce back from losses it expects this financial year. The moves come three weeks after Gumi

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