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July 2, 2014
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SAN FRANCISCO: Google said yesterday it has bought Songza, a free online streaming music service that recommends tunes based... More ››

July 2, 2014
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SYDNEY: Australian food manufacturer Goodman Fielder accepted a reduced A$1.34 billion (US$1.27 billion) offer from an Asian consortium as... More ››

July 1, 2014
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TOKYO: AirAsia’s feisty chief executive declared today that the low-cost airline was back in Japan after its bitter split... More ››

July 1, 2014
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NEW DELHI: India is seeking Japanese investment to develop 100 smart cities and high-speed bullet trains to boost infrastructure... More ››

July 1, 2014
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SYDNEY: Australia’s central bank kept interest rates on hold at a record low 2.5% today, as a resilient currency... More ››

July 1, 2014
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PARIS: Investment in emerging markets is expected to slump this year as part of a global downturn in corporate... More ››

July 1, 2014
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WASHINGTON: General Motors said yesterday it will pay unlimited compensation for victims of car accidents tied to faulty ignition... More ››

July 1, 2014
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SAN FRANCISCO: Twitter announced yesterday that it has cut a deal to buy mobile ad firm Tap Commerce to... More ››

July 1, 2014
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TOKYO: Japanese business confidence has sagged since an April sales tax hike came into force, pushing up prices, in... More ››

June 30, 2014
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KUALA LUMPUR: George Kent Malaysia Bhd’s pre-tax profit for the first quarter ended April 30, 2014 rose 9.8% to... More ››

June 30, 2014
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SINGAPORE: Singapore has once again been named top international meeting city and country in the 2013 global rankings of... More ››

June 30, 2014
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THE HAGUE: Dutch electrical appliance maker Philips announced today it was creating a multi-million euro standalone company by combining... More ››

June 30, 2014
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SHANGHAI: China’s central bank said it has signed agreements for yuan-clearing arrangements with France and Luxembourg, with the aim... More ››

June 30, 2014
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TOKYO: Honda Motor Co’s small jet dubbed HondaJet has conducted its first test flight, Japan’s Jiji Press news agency... More ››

June 30, 2014
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WASHINGTON: US tax evaders will find it much harder to hide money abroad starting tomorrow, when a sweeping new... More ››

June 30, 2014
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NEW YORK: BNP Paribas’s board of directors approved over the weekend a settlement with US authorities to pay a... More ››

June 27, 2014
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KUALA LUMPUR: Alam Maritim Resources Bhd is bidding for contracts worth RM2 billion as it seeks to increase its... More ››

June 27, 2014
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KUALA LUMPUR: Pos Malaysia Bhd’s shares on Bursa Malaysia edged up today following a news report that the company... More ››

June 27, 2014
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NAYPYIDAW: Myanmar’s central bank has said it plans to grant licences to foreign banks by September as it seeks... More ››

June 27, 2014
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FRANKFURT: Greece will not need another bailout from its European partners once the current two programmes run out, the... More ››

June 27, 2014
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WASHINGTON: US aluminum giant Alcoa is expanding its aerospace business with the US$2.85 billion cash-and-stock acquisition of Firth Rixson,... More ››

June 27, 2014
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NEW YORK: Argentina moved a step closer to defaulting on its debt yesterday after a US federal judge refused... More ››

June 27, 2014
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NEW YORK: Alibaba will list its shares on the New York Stock Exchange under the trading symbol “BABA,” the... More ››

June 26, 2014
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SHANGHAI: China will designate a clearing bank in Sydney for overseas trading of its yuan currency, a top Australian... More ››

June 26, 2014
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SYDNEY: Andrew Flanagan appeared to have a glittering resume with senior roles at global retailers Tesco, Walmart and Zara’s... More ››

June 26, 2014
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TOKYO: Japan’s top e-commerce site operator Rakuten will enter the air travel business by allying with Asia’s biggest budget... More ››

June 26, 2014
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KUALA LUMPUR: Malaysian palm oil producer Boustead Plantations Bhd (BPB) is looking at the possibility of venturing into the... More ››

June 26, 2014
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MELBOURNE: Malaysian conglomerate Mulpha is suing Singapore’s Stamford Land Corporation in a Sydney court tomorrow over the redevelopment of... More ››

June 26, 2014
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KUALA LUMPUR: 7-Eleven Malaysia Holdings Bhd’s shares on Bursa Malaysia edged up in early trading today on positive growth... More ››

June 26, 2014
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WASHINGTON: Developing economies are increasingly hurt by the way global corporations exploit taxation differences and move profits to low-tax... More ››

June 26, 2014
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NEW YORK: New York prosecutors sued British bank Barclays for fraud yesterday, saying it ran a “dark pool” securities... More ››

June 26, 2014
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WASHINGTON: General Motors has told dealers to stop selling about 33,000 new and used Chevrolet Cruze sedans from model... More ››

June 26, 2014
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SAN FRANCISCO: Google is expanding its empire to cars, watches, businesses and televisions. The technology titan laid out a... More ››

June 26, 2014
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TOKYO: The operator of Japan’s crippled Fukushima nuclear power plant wants to start operations in Britain and elsewhere in... More ››

June 25, 2014
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LONDON: European shares fell today, mirroring losses in the US and Asia, as fears of violence in Iraq could... More ››

| June 25, 2014
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TOKYO: Japan’s government and top carmakers, including Toyota Motor Corp, are joining forces to bet big that they can... More ››

June 25, 2014
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‎PETALING JAYA: Radical and sweeping changes in business evolution are Malaysia Airlines’ (MAS) only option for a turnaround and... More ››

June 25, 2014
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MOSCOW: US healthcare firm Abbot Laboratories is to buy Russian drugmaker Veropharm for up to $495 million, giving it... More ››

June 25, 2014
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SINGAPORE: US oil prices climbed in Asia today following a report that the United States, the world’s top crude... More ››

June 25, 2014
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TOKYO: The dollar held up against the yen and euro in Asia today as dealers await the release of... More ››

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