Business

Campaign marks Porsche’s 70th anniversary

|     James Kon     | QAF Eurokars, the official importer and dealer of Porsche vehicles in Brunei, launched the Sportscar Service Campaign and Exclusive Trade-in Package...

Asian markets fall on new trade worries in thinned business

HONG KONG (AFP) - Hong Kong led a sell-off in Asian markets during holiday-thinned business yesterday as trade tensions burst back on the scene...

Canada-based company eyes Asean infrastructure

BANGKOK (The Nation/ANN) - The rising gross domestic product and increasing urbanisation are changing the lifestyles of people, said President of Bombardier Transportation Laurent...

EU palm oil ban sows bitter seeds for SE Asian farmers

LANGKAT/IJOK, Indonesia (AFP) - Indonesian palm oil farmer Kawal Surbakti said his livelihood is under attack, but the threat is not from insects or...

OPEC, allies agree not to further increase oil production

ALGIERS, Algeria (AP) - A meeting of Organization of the Petroleum Exporting Countries (OPEC) and its allies ended without any decision to further increase...

Sky shares soar on Comcast takeover victory

LONDON (AFP) - Shares in British broadcaster Sky soared yesterday after US cable giant Comcast outgunned Rupert Murdoch’s 21st Century Fox in a dramatic...

Singapore watchdog fines Grab, Uber USD9.5M over merger

SINGAPORE (AFP) - Singapore fined ride-hailing firms Grab and Uber USD9.5 million yesterday for breaking competition rules when they merged, saying the deal had...

US, China hike tariffs as trade row intensifies

BEIJING (AP) — China and the United States imposed new tariff hikes on each other’s goods yesterday and Beijing accused Washington of bullying, giving...

Vietnam market outlook positive for last week of September

HANOI (Viet Nam News/ANN) -  Outstanding performance of financial-banking and petroleum stocks that helped Vietnam’s benchmark VN-Index re-take the 1,000-point level is expected to...

Sydney breaks ground on new airport

SYDNEY (AFP) - Sydney-bound holidaymakers will soon have more options to reach Australia’s largest city, which yesterday broke ground on a new USD3.6 billion...

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