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RBI Holds Pat on Rates – What Does That Mean for You?

In its policy meeting today, the Reserve Bank of India left interest rates unchanged for a second straight meeting. You read it in the news, you’ve seen it on TV but the question that you are probably asking is, as …

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Daily life of a writer – Which cover design should I choose for my new book?

My big dilemma today is trying to figure out which cover design to pick for my upcoming YA novel, ‘When Arya Fell through the Fault.’ I must respond to my editor at Om Books International later today. There is something to …

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Behind the scenes at Money for Nothing – June 19th 2015

Since many of you are very curious to know what happens behind the scenes at Radio 3, I have decided to use Periscope.tv as an attempt to show you the inner working of the show. As you can see, there …

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Connecting with audiences: For me ‘Karma’ is an excuse to put things off…

I have started using Periscope.tv to connect with my audiences.  Sometimes it’s about tracking what I do in the studio at RTHK Radio 3. Other times, it’s simply about tracking my life as a writer. If you’d like to join the …

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My Writer’s Journal – June 18 2015, Hong Kong

My Writer’s Journal is an opportunity for me to connect with audiences.  I have started doing this largely on Periscope. If you’d like to join the conversation, please join me on Periscope.tv: @reenymal Here, I connect with audiences in the …

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A Pledge to Join the 100 Saree Pact

A few years ago during a particular Ayurveda video shoot in Mumbai, the director suggested that I wear a pair of trousers rather than my usual go-to outfit, a saree. Needless to say, I couldn’t help but ask why. “We’ve hired …

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This Week in Finance: Low expectations for Hong Kong CE Policy Address

Wednesday looks to be the most newsworthy day this week. It’s time for Chief Executive CY Leung’s annual policy address. After more than two months of street protests during the Umbrella Movement last year, he is seeking to save his …

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This week in Finance: Meeting of the Minds

Two different Meetings of the Minds are set to take place in the region this week. APEC is already in full swing in Beijing. The US has ruled out a“major announcement” on an ambitious Trans-Pacific Partnership (TPP), an Asia-Pacific free …

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The October Phenomenon….What to Expect in November?

Volatility was the name of the game in October yet Wall street ended the month with record highs.   After a strong enough start, stocks plummeted to their worst slump in two years but then the U.S. markets rebounded and …

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This Week in the Markets – my two cents’ worth

Wall street just had its best week in almost two years. At the close of last week, Amazon shares plunged after the company reported dismal third-quarter results and New York was somewhat frazzled by its first local case of Ebola. …

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