Monthly Archives: September 2016

Colliers International Acquires ICADE Asset Management and ICADE Conseil in France

Strengthens Colliers’ Asset Management and Advisory Operations in Europe TORONTO and PARIS, Sept. 30, 2016 (GLOBE NEWSWIRE) — Colliers International Group Inc. (NASDAQ:CIGI) (TSX:CIG) announced today the acquisition of ICADE Asset Management and ICADE Conseil (“ICADE”), a leading asset management

Thailand Cracks Down on Migrant Workers as Anti-immigration Feelings Rise

BANGKOK - Thailand is cracking down on migrant workers from neighboring countries, saying they are "stealing jobs from Thais," amid fears that anti-immigrant sentiment is rising as Southeast Asia's second-largest economy stagnates.In an operation led b...

In Asia, Worries Over Healthcare Costs Grow as Populations Rapidly Age

BANGKOK - Asian countries have leveraged their young populations to produce massive economic gains in recent decades, but their citizens are growing older, posing new challenges for governments.By 2030, the number of elderly people in Asia is forecast ...

South China Sea is a US Election Issue for Southeast Asian Americans

SAN FRANCISCO/WASHINGTON - In the basement office of his Southeast Asian Community Center in a gritty neighborhood of downtown San Francisco, Philip Nguyen runs down a list of issues he says matter to Vietnamese Americans like himself.Lack of good jobs...

US: Philippine President’s Remarks Referencing Hitler ‘Troubling’

STATE DEPARTMENT - The United States called "troubling" Philippine President Rodrigo Duterte's comments likening himself to Nazi leader Adolf Hitler and said they marked a "significant departure" from the core value in human dignity shared between Wash...

Taiwan Presses Forward With Secretive Construction After Downgrade of Its South China Sea Island

WASHINGTON - There are no islands in the Spratly Islands. Only rocks.At least, that's according to an international tribunal's ruling earlier this year that said, based on the United Nations Convention on the Law of the Sea, or UNCLOS, Taiwan's

Thailand Confirms SE Asia’s First Zika-linked Birth Defects

BANGKOK - Authorities in Thailand have confirmed that two cases of babies with microcephaly, or abnormally small heads, were caused by the Zika virus, the first such cases found in Southeast Asia.Dr. Prasert Thongcharoen, a senior Health Ministry offic...

ตามรอยถนนอิฐ Land Rover: New Discovery เปิดตัวครั้งแรกบน Lego Tower Bridge ฟอร์มยักษ์

New Land Rover Discovery แสดงให้เห็นถึงความสามารถที่ยอดเยี่ยมของโครงสร้าง LEGO ที่ทำลายสถิติกินเนสส์เวิลด์เร็กคอร์ด ตอนท้ายของการแสดงได้เน้นถึงคุณสมบัติลูกค้าของ Land Rover ซึ่งได้แก่ Bear Grylls Sir Ben Ainslie และ Zara Phillips MBE ความอเนกประสงค์ของเจ็ดที่นั่งขนาดเต็มจัดแสดงโดย Sir Ben Ainslie และทีมงานการแล่นเรือใบของ Land Rover BA ซึ่งเป็นชาเลนเจอร์ของอังกฤษสำหรับถ้วยของอเมริกาครั้งที่ 35 London’s Tower Bridge ทำจากอิฐ LEGO 5,805,846 ชิ้น ซึ่งมากกว่าสถิติเก่าโดย 470,646 ชิ้น

Follow the Land Rover Brick Road: New Discovery Makes Debut on Giant Lego Tower Bridge

New Land Rover Discovery shows its unrivalled capability on Guinness World Record-breaking LEGO structure Show-stopping reveal features Land Rover customers Bear Grylls, Sir Ben Ainslie and Zara Phillips MBE Full-size seven-seat versatility demonstrated by Sir Ben Ainslie and Land Rover

Cambodia Gives Garment Workers a Raise

The Cambodian government agreed to raise the minimum wage for clothing and footwear workers by about 9 percent in a move that failed to satisfy either the garment workers' unions or the manufacturers.On Thursday the Ministry of Labor, Vocational and