HK billionaire Li Ka-shing bets on Europe as China slows
The announcement just over a week ago that Li plans to buy UK phone giant O2 for up to US$15.4b follows prolonged asset offloading in mainland China and Hong Kong - and a major reshuffle of his business empire announced last month.
GÜVEN SAK > The Middle East and North Africa needs its own ASEAN Hurriyet Daily News Now that I think of it, it also reminds me of the Association for South East Asian Nations (ASEAN). Ideally, we would be thinking about an Association for Middle Eastern and North African Nations (AMENAN), but politics seems to be getting in the way.
ASEAN rep rues Indonesia execution SBS Indonesia's representative on ASEAN's human rights commission regrets his country has regressed on the death penalty, missing a chance to lead in the region. Rafendi Djamin says Indonesia could be encouraging its neighbours Singapore, Thailand, ...