Since ancient times, Qingming, or Tomb Sweeping Festival, has been a time for honoring ancestors and mourning deceased relatives. Although it is still regarded as a serious and solemn family ceremony in modern China, its nature is changing due to the transformation of society.
New figures demonstrate that CIOs are aware of the new business models, consumption models, user expectations, security issues and privacy concerns associated with the cloud, and they will use the cloud to drive growth and innovation throughout their organizations.
Indonesians will go to the polls on April 9 to pick candidates for the national parliament, along with provincial and district assemblies.
The conclusion of South Korea's Defense Ministry that the two drones recently found near the inter-Korean border came from the North has heightened security concerns, as it indicates the possibility of the communist country launching undetected attacks on facilities in the South using remote-controlled aircraft laden with explosives.
Will Pervez Musharraf be allowed to leave? Are there cracks developing within the ruling Pakistan Muslim League-Nawaz (PML-N) on the matter? How does all of this augur for the relationship between Nawaz Sharif and the chief of army staff that the former recently appointed? Welcome to Pakistan, a proverbial haven for rhetoric and speculation, where interest in the fate of a general trumps analysis of the deep state that the former served.
Information about executive compensation at South Korea's major listed companies was released early this week. As had been expected, the data, made public as part of a regulatory filing, instantly became the talk of the town.
This year looks to be an eventful year for the financial services industry.
Thailand's political contortions are into the sixth month, with no clarity yet about whether the rule of law, representative democracy or open subversion will triumph. While the elected Puea Thai government and the anti-Shinawatra establishment forces slug it out, do they know the country is sliding? They are alienating ordinary Thais who fear the country will not come out of this unscathed. Projected growth has been halved, from about 5 percent.
Corporate restructuring has again emerged as a pressing issue for the Korean economy as the proportion of companies faltering under heavy debt has reached dangerous levels.
The Philippines has done what most other countries consider fatal: poke a bear.
2014/4/2, 2 Comments