31 Oct '11, 2am

CAFTA 2011: “Present and Future Trends of ACFTA Trade in Goods, Services and Investment” ...: Contributed by Leo...

The first speaker also explained the conditions of national treatment in the area of investment, whereby a host party must extend investment treatment to external investors that is no less favourable than that extended to its own nationals. Among other issues that Josephine Koh discussed were fair and equitable treatment, nationalisation or expropriation, and repatriation of profits. Before she concluded her presentation, she expressed her wish for ASEAN and China to work towards liberalisation and elimination of restrictions and thresholds on market access, increased transparency and enforcement efforts in laws, rules and policies, and a more cohesive and stronger Asia. Ravindran Palaniappan, the second speaker, addressed the mechanism of free trade in ASEAN, and relations between ASEAN and China in all the free trade arrangements. His presentation focused on the achievem...

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New Season Trends – Nov 2011

New Season Trends – Nov 2011

karencheng.com.au 30 Oct '11, 7am

Love it or hate it, paisley is the new season floral. I actually quite like paisley… it reminds me little pieces of fabric...

Oil higher in Asian trade

channelnewsasia.com 31 Oct '11, 2am

SINGAPORE: Crude prices turned lower in Asian trade Monday as the market went into profit-taking mode on the back of the s...

London Epilogue: Some Packaged Goods

London Epilogue: Some Packaged Goods

eatbma.blogspot.com 31 Oct '11, 1pm

Here goes another roundup of various packaged goods that I picked up last week. The malt drink on the right was probably t...

Japanese investment in Indonesia soars in 2011

paultan.org 31 Oct '11, 6am

According to a report, Japanese direct investment in Indonesia has spiked in recent months, with the cumulative total for ...

Vince Cable begins trade visit to South East Asia. 1st stop Singapore, 1 of UK's biggest export markets outside Europe

Vince Cable begins trade visit to South East As...

ukinsingapore.fco.gov.uk 31 Oct '11, 12pm

UK-Singapore Economic & Business Partnership Agreement 31 October 2011 Dr Vince Cable MP and Singapore Minister Mr Lim Hng...