Wednesday November 26, 2014

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Thailand comes up with new strategy to attract tourists with viral 'I Hate Thailand' video

BANGKOK - It's been a bad year for tourism in Thailand, and at first glance it looked like a new YouTube video was adding to the misery....

posted: November 26,2014

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India's largest state-owned bank to launch Sharia-compliant equity fund

NEW DELHI - India's largest state-owned bank will launch an Islamic equity fund next month aimed mainly at attracting investments from the country's 170 million Muslims.The Securities and Exchange Board of India, the country's banking...

ADB chief sees Japan economic growth in 4th quarter, recession to have little impact on Asia

MANILA, Philippines - The president of the Asian Development Bank says Japan's economy is expected to return to growth in the fourth quarter of this year and its recession will have little impact on Southeast Asian economies....

South Asian leaders gather at regional summit, stressing peace, co-operation and energy sharing

KATMANDU, Nepal - South Asian leaders, including from rivals India and Pakistan, gathered in Nepal's capital Wednesday to boost co-operation in trade and energy and seek greater peace in the region, home to more than a fifth of the world's ...

Ohio bill seeks triple pay for retail workers on Thanksgiving as Macy's makes working optional

COLUMBUS, Ohio - A lawmaker in Ohio wants stores in the state to pay triple wages for employees who work on Thanksgiving an effort that comes as Macy's, the holiday's quintessential retailer, is allowing its workers to choose whether to...

Return of the Pilgrims: British businesses make sure Americans gobble it up in style

LONDON - Big-breasted turkeys in butcher shop windows. Harvest displays of pumpkin and corn. Sandwich boards describing groaning feasts....

Canadians 'relax and rest' during their commute says survey

TORONTO - Canadians actually enjoy their commute and find it relaxing....

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