Wednesday, August 26, 2015

Indonesia still grapples with the ghosts of communism

Indonesia's retired military commanders reject any apology to the victims of a bloody anti-communist purge, when between 500,000 and two million suspected communists were killed in purges in 1965 and 1966. 

Tuesday, August 18, 2015

Sunday, August 9, 2015

China approves usage of ruble instead of US dollar for border city



China's central bank has put the Russian ruble into circulation in Suifenhe City, Heilongjiang Province, launching a pilot two-currency (ruble and yuan) program. The ruble is being introduced in the place of US dollar.

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Typhoon Soudelor batters Taiwan

Friday, August 7, 2015

China intensifies crackdown on insider trading to "purify" capital market

<blockquote class="twitter-tweet" lang="en"><p lang="en" dir="ltr">China intensifies crackdown on <a href="https://twitter.com/hashtag/insidertrading?src=hash">#insidertrading</a> to &quot;purify&quot; capital market environment <a href="http://t.co/mc0qNiuUbD">http://t.co/mc0qNiuUbD</a> <a href="http://t.co/0KxYB5Wn4G">pic.twitter.com/0KxYB5Wn4G</a></p>&mdash; China Xinhua News (@XHNews) <a href="https://twitter.com/XHNews/status/629607400069181440">August 7, 2015</a></blockquote>
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