asia asia  /ˈeɪ ʒə/


  1. (n) the largest continent with 60% of the earth's population; it is joined to Europe on the west to form Eurasia; it is the site of some of the world's earliest civilizations
  2. (n) the nations of the Asian continent collectively

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  1. Asia Pacific Investment House raises US$50m for high-end luxury Resort Development in Caribbean

    Asia Pacific Investment House has successfully completed its round one funding for Resort Development Paradise Haven in St Kitts & Nevis, raising US$50m target. With a t
    on June 25, 2013     Source: Business Wire via Yahoo! Finance

  2. Asia Crumbling; China's Worst 2 Days In Almost 4 Years, Nikkei 450 Pts Off Session Highs

    Things are getting a little out of hand in Asia once again. China's Shanghai Composite is down 3.7% at the break for its biggest 2-day drop in almost 4 years (-8.9%) and Japan's Nikkei 225, after staging a solid come-back has collapsed 450 points from its highs of the early session smashing below the US day-session lows . Chinese repo is very noisy but 7-day is around 160bps higher for now at 9 ...
    on June 25, 2013     Source: Zero Hedge

  3. GCEL Asia Advisory Board Led by Former ASEAN Secretary General Advocate Empowering the Digital Economy in Asia and the ...

    High-level Asia-Pacific economic development experts and dignitaries convened a GCEL Asia Advisory Board session to back the strategic deployment of the Digital Economy Platform in Asia through GCEL’s HumaWealth Program.
    on June 23, 2013     Source: Business Wire via Yahoo! Finance

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  1. "North Korea is directly and recklessly challenging the international community," Obama said in a statement. "North Korea's behaviour increases tensions and undermines stability in north-east Asia."
    on May 25, 2009 By: Barack Obama Source:

  2. Still, Hu agreed with Lee that the "rocket launch would negatively affect peace and stability in Northeast Asia and there should be a discussion among related countries" after it takes place, Lee's office said.
    on Apr 3, 2009 By: Hu Jintao Source:

  3. "South Africa is a center between the emerging markets of Central and South America and the newly industrialized nations of South and Far East Asia," Zuma said.
    on Jul 6, 2010 By: Jacob Zuma Source: The Associated Press

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