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Hollande: Europe can beat protectionism by working with Asia
SINGAPORE (AP) " French President Francois Hollande says European countries can fight protectionism in trade and other forms by standing united and reaching out to Asia.Speaking Monday at a lecture in Singapore, Hollande singled... 
© 2017 NZ Herald Mon 11:04pm 

YouTube hate videos snare Ikea ads as Google crisis spreads
Major advertisers across Europe and Asia are still appearing alongside extremist YouTube videos days after technology giant Google said it was taking steps to protect its clients from inadvertently supporting hate.An anti-Semitic... 
© 2017 NZ Herald Sat 9:15am 

Taiwan top court hears landmark gay marriage case
The case could make the island the first place in Asia to permit same-sex marriage. 
© 2017 BBCWorld Fri 6:25pm 

China Premier's visit - time for NZ to be assertive?
Is it time for New Zealand to be bolder and more assertive as an Asia-Pacific regional power and independent trading partner in dealing with China during an era of shifting power balances, military tensions and the US’s "erratic isolationism"? 
© 2017 Fri 7:28am 

Malaysia screen legend gets Google tribute
P. Ramlee enjoyed fame across South East Asia, even reaching as far as Hong Kong and Japan. 
© 2017 BBCWorld Fri 2:05am 

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NZ dollar extends gain against Aussie; Trump slump weighs on Asia
The  New Zealand dollar gained against the Australian dollar as the interest rate differential between the countries looks set to persist and as investors 
© 2017 Wed, 22 Mar 5:45pm 

Asia markets mixed, haunted by uncertainty on trade, Brexit
TOKYO (AP) " Asian shares were mixed in lackluster trading on Tuesday, as markets searched for a dominant theme, weighing currency fluctuations, signs of growing protectionism and other uncertainties.KEEPING SCORE: Japan's benchmark... 
© 2017 NZ Herald Tue, 21 Mar 7:05pm 

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Simon Draper: Kiwis need more confidence with Asia
OPINION: In 1984 I kicked off my big OE with a trip to Hong Kong and China. 
© 2017 Mon, 20 Mar 5:25am 

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Money to be made from driverless cars, says trend-spotter who saw smartphone success
Fund manager Elizabeth Soon is on the lookout for her third "a-ha" moment. If her latest theme pans out as well as the first two, investors should start looking at driverless car suppliers. So far, Soon's moments of investor clarity in almost a decade at PineBridge Investments Asia have been related to the smartphone - both of them cases where she's recognised undiscovered trends destined to take off. While she doesn't place her latest interest in quite the same category, she says the coming revolution in autos may be a key opportunity for investors. "A driverless car is something we think will come," said Soon, who is particularly interested in the components sector, which will play a greater and greater role as driving becomes progressively more automated. "As things develop, that area is going to grow quite strongly." 
© 2017 Mon 2:05pm 

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Asian shares tumble on jitters over Trump reform agenda
SEOUL, South Korea (AP) " Shares fell in Asia on Wednesday, with Tokyo tumbling more than 2 percent, after U.S. stocks took their biggest loss in five months. The sell-off overnight on Wall Street was spurred by legislative obstacles... 
© 2017 NZ Herald Wed, 22 Mar 8:25pm 

Southland duo in NZ U18 team to win the 2017 IIHF Ice Hockey Women's Challenge Cup
Southland duo Brittany Tiller and Beth Scott were part of the New Zealand under-18 women's hockey to team win gold at the 2017 Women's Challenge Cup of Asia in Bangkok recently. 
© 2017 Wed, 22 Mar 6:15pm 

Air Asia flight attendant recreates Britney Spears' Toxic video
A flight attendant has garnered praise from the airline's CEO after he became an overnight internet sensation for his recreation of Britney Spears' Toxic video 
© 2017 Tue, 21 Mar 1:05pm 

Pain of finishing second quickly disappears for Canterbury golfer
Teenage Canterbury golfer Amelia Garvey finished second at the Faldo Asia grand final in Vietnam, but was still able to smile at the finish. 
© 2017 Mon, 20 Mar 12:55am 

StretchSense says Kiwi start-ups should look to Asia
Kiwi innovators in wearable technology are quickly paving their path to global domination. 
© 2017 Mon, 20 Mar 5:25am 

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