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AJC organises seminar on ‘Educational Travel to Asean’ in Japan

THE Asean-Japan Centre (AJC), an intergovernmental organisation based in Tokyo, held the seminar on ‘Educational Travel to Asean’ on August 1 for schools and travel...

Asia shares extend global sell-off after Spain attack

HONG KONG (AFP) - Asia stocks extended a global sell-off yesterday after a deadly Barcelona rampage claimed by the Islamic State group compounded mounting...

Malaysia economy grows 5.8pc

KUALA LUMPUR (Bernama) - Malaysia’s economy recorded a robust expansion in the second quarter (Q2) of 2017, recording a 5.8 per cent growth in...

Alibaba profit nearly doubles on robust revenues

SHANGHAI (AFP) - Chinese e-commerce giant Alibaba said Thursday its net profit almost doubled in the latest quarter on the back of solid revenue...

Walmart profits fall as it ramps investment to fight Amazon

NEW YORK (AFP) - Walmart updated investors Thursday on its latest new gadgets and time-saving pickup options to lure shoppers to stores and away...

Apple could take on Hollywood, Netflix

SAN FRANCISCO (AFP) - The potential move of Apple into streaming video could reshape an industry which is already feeling the impact from new...

Fiat Chrysler an enticing takeover target for China

DETROIT (AFP) - Italian-American car maker Fiat Chrysler Automobiles (FCA) would be an alluring takeover target for a Chinese company, instantly putting it at...

Street joints and empires in noodle-crazed Hong Kong

HONG KONG (AFP) - From decades-old holes in the wall to multi-million dollar businesses, Hong Kong’s noodle scene is a money-spinner in a city...

Infosys chief quits in rift with founders

MUMBAI (AFP) - Vishal Sikka has resigned as chief executive of Infosys, the Indian software giant announced yesterday, amid growing acrimony between the company’s...

GM India CEO named new head of Korea unit

SEOUL (MK Business News) - General Motors Co named Kaher Kazem, chief executive of GM India who successfully led the restructuring of the India...

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