Young women say no to thongs Younger women are embracing comfortable underwear drawers - a trend large lingerie companies have hard time to follow, The New York Times reports.
Source: The New York Times
| By: Hayley Phelan
RPT-UPDATE 2-Weak exports, spending drag Philippine Q1 growth to 6-year low MANILA, May 28- Philippine economic growth unexpectedly slowed to a six-year low in the first quarter, but the central bank said it would not ease policy as consumer and public spending were set to pick up. Still, economists doubted Manila's 7-8 percent growth target for the full year could be met without additional interest rate cuts or a sharp increase in fiscal...
| By: Karen Lema
UPDATE 1-Plunge in Thai April factory output shows continuing economy woes BANGKOK, May 28- Thai factory output tumbled more than expected in April, the latest evidence that the country's key economic engines remain wobbly and the junta is struggling to move the economy forward. With exports and domestic demand still weak, Southeast Asia's second-largest economy has not regained traction one year after the army took power to end...
| By: Orathai Sriring and Kitiphong Thaichareon
Advisory firms look to combat the 'brain drain' Financial advisors of the baby boomer generation are grooming-and quizzing-Gen Y prospects in an attempt to revitalize and shore up the industry.
| By: Shelly Schwartz, special to CNBC.com
UPDATE 1-China April industrial profits reverse 6-month falling trend SHANGHAI, May 27- Chinese industrial sector profits posted their first annual rise since last September, National Bureau of Statistics data showed on Wednesday, in a sign margin pressure on firms may be easing and government stimulus may be filtering into the real economy. "The super simplistic model of Chinese corporate profits is that margin contraction or...