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  • 2 University of Tokyo Japan 3 Seoul National University South Korea 4 Osaka University Japan 5 Pohang University of Science South Korea. 6 Tohoku University Japan 7 Kyoto University Japan 8 Sungkyunkwan University South Korea 9 Yonsei University South Korea 10 Keio University Japan 11 National University of Singapore. 13 Tsinghua University China 14...

  • Aug. 31- China and India have the biggest populations in the Asia-Pacific region, and the economic news coming out of both countries usually dominates world headlines. But it's their relatively small regional neighbors Japan and South Korea that dominate the Reuters Top 75: Asia's Most Innovative Universities, a list that identifies the educational...

  • NEW DELHI, Aug 30- India will auction a diamond project that global miner Rio Tinto is abandoning, or allocate it to a state firm, the mines secretary said on Tuesday, adding that the government would move fast to tap the resource. A spokesman for the company said it has spent around $90 million on Bunder over the past 14 years and that total investment planned had been...

  • NEW DELHI, Aug 30- India will auction a diamond project that global miner Rio Tinto is abandoning, or allocate it to a state firm, the mines secretary said on Tuesday, adding that the government would move fast to tap the resource. Rio Tinto's decision came at a time when the government was seeking the help of it and its rivals, such as Anglo American, to explore for...

  • NEW DELHI, Aug 30- India will auction a diamond project that global miner Rio Tinto is abandoning, or allocate it to a state firm, the mines secretary said on Tuesday, adding that the government would move fast to tap the resource. Rio Tinto's decision came at a time when the government was seeking the help of it and its rivals, such as Anglo American, to explore for...

  • NEW DELHI, Aug 30- India will auction a diamond project that global miner Rio Tinto is abandoning, or allocate it to a state firm, the mines secretary said on Tuesday, adding that the government would move fast to tap the resource. Rio Tinto's decision came at a time when the government was seeking the help of it and its rivals, such as Anglo American, to explore for...

  • NEW DELHI, Aug 30- India will auction a diamond project that global miner Rio Tinto is abandoning, or allocate it to a state firm, the mines secretary said on Tuesday, adding that the government would move fast to tap the resource. Rio Tinto's decision came at a time when the government was seeking the help of it and its rivals, such as Anglo American, to explore for...

  • LAGOS, Aug 29- A Nigerian militant group, which has claimed responsibility for a series of attacks on oil and gas facilities in the southern Niger Delta energy hub in the last few months, said on Monday that it had halted hostilities. The swampland region- which produces most of the oil that makes up 70 percent of government revenue- has been hit by pipeline attacks...

  • *China learning from experience of Japan, EU. BEIJING, Aug 29- On the face of it, China's central bank has room to cut interest rates to try to lift the economy, but sources say evidence companies and banks are hoarding cash has reinforced policymakers' view there is no major benefit in easing policy further. So unless China's economic growth is at serious risk of...

  • Emerging markets resilient to rate hike: Pro

    Emerging markets will fare a potential Fed rate hike well thanks to positive growth momentum in recent months, says Maarten-Jan Bakkum, a senior strategist at NN Investment Partners.

  • *China learning from experience of Japan, EU. BEIJING, Aug 29- On the face of it, China's central bank has room to cut interest rates to try to lift the economy, but sources say evidence companies and banks are hoarding cash has reinforced policymakers' view there is no major benefit in easing policy further. So unless China's economic growth is at serious risk of...

  • India Invest

    Inflation is expected to come in lower, which should keep India's interest rates softer for the next three quarters, says Motilal Oswal's Raamdeo Agrawal.

  • CHICAGO/ TAMPA, Fla., Aug 26- The U.S. Food and Drug Administration recommended on Friday that all blood donated in the United States and its territories be tested for Zika virus, as it moves to prevent transmission of the virus through the blood supply. The agency said its decision to expand blood screening in the United States was based on concerns about more cases...

  • NEW DELHI, Aug 26- Major international seed companies in India formed an alliance on Friday, seeking the support of their peers after a flurry of regulatory steps in recent months by Prime Minister Narendra Modi's government. Reuters reported earlier this week that Monsanto had withdrawn an application to sell its next-generation genetically modified...

  • *Says will help India meet inflation objectives. MUMBAI/ NEW DELHI, Aug 26- India's central bank governor Raghuram Rajan welcomed on Friday the appointment of Urjit Patel as his successor, calling him a close ally and saying it would ensure continuity in meeting the country's inflation objectives. Patel, currently a deputy governor at the Reserve Bank of India,...

  • *Tata Motors CFO says monitoring, assessing UK, EU markets. MUMBAI/ NEW DELHI, Aug 26- Foreign exchange losses after Britain's decision to leave the European Union and higher expenses offset strong sales growth at India's Tata Motors, more than halving its net profit in the April-June quarter. Tata Motors' profit was hit by forex losses of 22.96 billion rupees...

  • MUMBAI, India _ Tata Motors Ltd. on Friday reported fiscal first-quarter net income of $333.8 million. Tata Motors shares have climbed 29 percent since the beginning of the year. Keywords: Tata Motors, Earnings Report.

  • *Case may dent India's manufacturing export ambitions. India's government, desperate to accelerate growth and create more jobs, has backed a "Make in India" manufacturing push. India already makes everything from car parts to t-shirts, but is trying to move up the chain to make higher-end products, like Apple's iPhone.

  • India Equities

    Manulife Asset Management's Rana Gupta says Indian state banks need to start focusing their efforts on developing digital and mobile banking.

  • Janet Yellen

    Janet Yellen's Jackson Hole speech won't provide the answers, says Marc Bushallow. Here's what will get the economy moving again.