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Uzbekistan: Jewel of Central Asia

Uzbekistan is one of the Islamic federal republics that were part of the former Soviet Union. Tashkent is the capital city of Uzbekistan. Uzbekistan is divided into twelve autonomous provinces, many of which have a rich Islamic history. The Uzbek language is one of the Turkic languages and is Uzbekistan’s only official state language. Since …

Tamer Farhat

US dollar squeezed by cautious Fed

The US currency has suffered painful losses in Asian trading while sovereign bonds gained strongly after the US Federal Reserve raised interest rates, but signaled no pick-up in the pace of tightening.Asian investors breathed a sigh of relief on Thursday as fears for faster US interest rate hikes diminished and political upheaval in Europe failed …

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13.9% increase in value of Egyptian imports from East Asian countries in 2015

The Central Agency for Public Mobilization and Statistics (CAPMAS) recently issued its annual bulletin of trade exchange between Egypt and East Asian countries for 2015, including export and import statistics from Malaysia, China, India, Japan, Indonesia, Pakistan and South Korea The total value of imports from East Asian countries reached EGP 151.6bn in 2015 versus …

Hossam Mounir

‘No sell-out of German businesses’

There’s no reason to fear a sell-out of German technology through Chinese takeovers, says APA Chairman Hubert Lienhard in an interview granted to DW at the Asia Pacific Conference of German Business in Hong Kong.

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Line messenger app shares soar in IPO

Priced high to begin with, Line shares shot up even further in value in its first day of trading. The chat app’s emojis have made it a hit in Asia, and investors seem confident that it’s success will spread.

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Most millionaires now in Asia: report

While poverty is on the rise in many regions of the world, there’s massive wealth at the other end of the scale, a fresh report by the consultancy Capgemini has shown. The number of millionaires is growing steadily.

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Money for Asia: No big deal

Developing countries in Asia require huge sums of money to develop their infrastructure. The money’s there, yet investors are still reluctant. DW’s Andreas Becker reports from the ADB’s annual meeting in Frankfurt.

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‘Enormous’ investment demand in Asia

The Asian Development Bank wants to contribute to the reduction of poverty in the Asia-Pacific region. In doing so, its lending conforms to the UN Millennium Development Goals. What has been achieved so far?

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Pakistan hosts Afghanistan conference amid IS threat

Pakistan is set to host the Heart of Asia conference, which aims to strengthen the peace process in Afghanistan. Experts say the countries participating in the dialogue have conflicting interests in the war-torn country. The Heart of Asia Istanbul Ministerial Process was established in November 2011 to provide a platform to discuss regional issues, particularly …

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Asia-Pacific: Beijing under fire in South China Sea row

China says it will continue to build military and civilian facilities on artificial islands in the disputed South China Sea. Beijing told other countries it has no intention of militarizing the vital trade route. Speaking at the conclusion of a weeklong meeting of Asia-Pacific leaders in Malaysia, Deputy Foreign Minister Liu Zhenmin insisted that China …

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