Monday mania

  • AIA Philam Life eyes illiquid assets beyond property
    on October 27, 2020 at 12:25 am

    The insurer has also increased its cash holdings amid worries about Covid’s impact on the local economy and stock market, chief investment officer Arleen Guevara told AsianInvestor.

  • UK’s Nationwide pension open to Asian private debt
    on October 27, 2020 at 12:15 am

    The building society’s defined benefit fund is moving to de-risk its portfolio as it moves into payout mode, but it will be focusing more on private credit, says its CIO.

  • Turkey calls for boycott of French goods amid Macron row
    on October 26, 2020 at 6:13 pm

    Turkish President Recep Tayyip Erdogan has led the charge against President Emmanuel Macron over his robust defence of the right to mock religion following the murder of a French schoolteacher who had shown his class cartoons of the Prophet Mohammed.

  • Industry seeks easier Income Tax rules for foreign nationals
    on October 26, 2020 at 6:13 pm

    ​​​Industry bodies are seeking that India taxes only the local income of foreign nationals or expats staying in India for extended periods for investing or monitoring large amounts of FDI or for bringing in technical and management expertise.

  • Centre to brief parliamentary panel headed by Congress leader Anand Sharma
    on October 26, 2020 at 6:08 pm

    The committee was recently reconstituted with Sharma as the chairman. Besides this, the reconstituted panel may further discuss issues related to the management of Covid-19, said a government official.

  • Melbourne lockdown lifted after zero new virus cases recorded
    on October 26, 2020 at 6:06 pm

    Melbourne and the surrounding Victoria state recorded the first 24-hour period without any new Covid-19 cases since June 8 — before security bungles at quarantine hotels housing returned international travellers sparked a major outbreak in July.

  • Adelaide weather forecast
    on October 27, 2020 at 2:36 am

    Tuesday Mostly sunny 11°C – 21°CWednesday Sunny 9°C – 21°CThursday Possible shower 11°C – 21°CFriday Possible shower 11°C – 20°C

  • Adelaide weather
    on October 27, 2020 at 2:36 am

    Adelaide weather radar Satellite cloud map

  • Current weather for Adelaide at 5:00am CDT
    on October 27, 2020 at 2:36 am

    Temperature: 13.0°C Feels like: 11.3°CDew point: 8.7°C Relative humidity: 75%Wind: SE at 7 km/h, gusting to 13 km/h Rain: 0.0mm since 9amPressure: 1019.3 hPa

  • Wales lockdown: Tesco ‘wrong’ to say period products ‘not essential’
    on October 26, 2020 at 6:31 pm

    It had cordoned off the aisle after a break-in, but told a customer it was due to lockdown rules.

  • Turkey's Erdogan says it's time for two-state solution in Cyprus
    on October 26, 2020 at 5:38 pm

    Turkish President Tayyip Erdogan said on Monday it was time for a realistic proposal about a two-state solution on the divided island of Cyprus to be discussed, and added that the parameters of the current talks were not sustainable. Cyprus was split after a Turkish invasion in 1974 triggered by a brief Greek-inspired coup. The European Union admitted the island into the bloc in 2004, represented by the internationally recognised Greek Cypriot government in the south.

  • Trump supporting write-in candidate declares herself governor of Ohio after discussing plot to kidnap Mike DeWine
    on October 26, 2020 at 4:55 pm

    A woman who ran as a write-in candidate against Ohio Governor Mike DeWine has unlawfully declared herself governor of the state and been implicated in a plot to kidnap and prosecute Mr DeWine. Renea Turner, who ran against Mr DeWine as a write-in candidate in 2018, posted a video to her Facebook on Thursday in which she places her hand on a Bible and proclaims herself the governor of Ohio. “Ohio is free from Tyrannous leadership,” she wrote in a Facebook post following the stunt.

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