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Euro falls to lowest against yen in over a decade

The euro tumbled below 95 yen for the first time in almost 12 years on Monday as dealers rushed to the safe-haven Japanese unit owing to growing fears about Spain's debt crisis.

Euro falls to lowest against yen in over a decade
Clinton in plea for workers' rights in Asia
Clinton in plea for workers' rights in Asia

US Secretary of State Hillary Clinton Friday urged Southeast Asian nations to promote workers' rights and improve labour conditions as a means of spurring economic growth.

Clinton in plea for workers' rights in Asia
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Euro under pressure as Moody's lowers Italy bond rating

The euro was under fresh selling pressure to fall below $1.22 in Asia trade on Friday after ratings agency Moody's on Friday downgraded Italy's government bond rating.

Euro under pressure as Moody's lowers Italy bond rating
Clinton urges ASEAN nations to help pressure Iran
Clinton urges ASEAN nations to help pressure Iran

US Secretary of State Hillary Clinton on Thursday urged Southeast Asian nations to help keep up pressure on Iran and end a diplomatic stalemate over talks on its suspect nuclear program.

Clinton urges ASEAN nations to help pressure Iran
Merkel pushes EU, Southeast Asia free trade pact
Merkel pushes EU, Southeast Asia free trade pact

German Chancellor Angela Merkel on Wednesday said Europe must step up its efforts to establish a free trade pact with booming Southeast Asia.

Merkel pushes EU, Southeast Asia free trade pact
Quitting smoking adds even more pounds than thought: study
Quitting smoking adds even more pounds than thought: study

Quitting smoking leads to an average weight gain of four to five kilogrammes (nine to 11 pounds) in the first year -- "significantly" more than previously thought.

Quitting smoking adds even more pounds than thought: study
Brent below $100 as Norway strike ends
Brent below $100 as Norway strike ends

Brent crude fell below $100 in Asia Tuesday, hours after a Norwegian crude supply disruption due to an oil workers' strike was ended by the government.

Brent below $100 as Norway strike ends
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'Strikingly' few women in Asia's top jobs: report

Companies in Asia's leading economies have "strikingly" few women in senior jobs, missing out on a vital pool of talent to fuel the region's growth.

'Strikingly' few women in Asia's top jobs: report
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Kazakhstan to supply its grain to Indonesia

Respective memorandum was signed during President Nazarbayev’s first ever state visit to Indonesia.

Kazakhstan to supply its grain to Indonesia
Kazakhstan wins Asian Championship in water polo
Kazakhstan wins Asian Championship in water polo

Kazakh water polo players won the license for the Olympics Games in London.

Kazakhstan wins Asian Championship in water polo
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U.S. IFPRI seeks to reduce micronutrient malnutrition among poor populations

The institute released the project of sweet potato in Uganda and Mozambique. And now IFPRI is focused on Zambia and Southern Asian countries.

U.S. IFPRI seeks to reduce micronutrient malnutrition among poor populations
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The flood-tolerant rice to be grown in Bangladesh

It was developed by the University of California and the International Rice Research Center in the Philippines. Other crops are under research.

The flood-tolerant rice to be grown in Bangladesh