Vol. 11 Nbr. 10, November 2003
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- Koizumi win good for bonds.
- Energy bloc plan for Japan, China, Korea.
- Trading with the US.
- Word of mouth.
- A Hong Kong woman has come down with the first locally contracted case of Japanese encephalitis, an often fatal mosquito-borne disease, in seven years, the city's Department of Health said in a statement.
- Abdullah Ahmad Badawi, who this month took over as Malaysia's Prime Minister in its first change of leadership in almost a quarter of a century, ruled out an imminent cabinet reshuffle and said he isn't ready to name his deputy.
- Indonesia, South-East Asia's biggest economy, may not be able to lower interest rates much further because of fear of stoking inflation before the country's general elections next year, a Central Bank official said.
- Shin Corp, founded by Thai Prime Minister Thaksin Shinawatra, will join South East Asia's sole no-frills carrier in operating the country's planned budget airline and compete with Thai Airways International Pcl.
- Siemens Mobile Networks, the world's third-largest provider of wireless network equipment, said China may set up a high-speed cellular network in 2005 after the government awards licenses for the service in the first half of next year.
- The Philippine Central Bank cut its export-growth forecast for this year for the second time in two months, citing weak electronics shipments.
- Vietnam and its World Trade Organisation trading partners scheduled a new round of negotiations next month, the first since Vietnam was told it must make a better offer to meet its 2005 entry target, the WTO said.
- Risk vs reward: is China worth the effort?
- Hong Kong bouncing back: Ip.
- Japan and China key priorities for NSW: Carr.
- Hi-tech branding for Australia.
- QBE named Australia's top exporter: 40 years of Australian Export Awards success.
- Accor Asia Pacic-World's Leading Hotel Group.
- Building global peace and understanding through international education.
- DHL continues its support.
- Finalists' breakfast showcase for leading exporters.
- Good oil on first export.
- Raising the bar in trade finance.
- "Beautiful" gathering: Australia's 50 Most Beautiful Exports 2003.