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Japan Today
QS World MBA tour arrives Osaka and Tokyo in September ‹ Japan TodayAs the value of an MBA qualification continues to rise among Asian employers, Q
QS World MBA tour arrives Osaka and Tokyo in September ‹ Japan Today
Japan Today / Posted 2 minutes ago
As the value of an MBA qualification continues to rise among Asian employers, QS Quacquarelli Symonds, compilers of the QS World University Rankings, are giving Japanese students the opportunity to meet with top business schools from around the... Read more
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Japan Today
Ramon Magsaysay awardees ‹ Japan TodayThe Ramon Magsaysay awardees for this year pose following a news conference in
Ramon Magsaysay awardees ‹ Japan Today
Japan Today / Posted 2 minutes ago
The Ramon Magsaysay awardees for this year pose following a news conference in Manila, Philippines, Saturday. The Ramon Magsaysay Awards, Asia’s equivalent of the Nobel Prize, is given annually in honor of the the late Philippine President who died... Read more
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Japan Today
Japanese companies looking to tap African growth ‹ Japan TodayJapanese companies have geared up to operate in Africa in recent years, with de
Japanese companies looking to tap African growth ‹ Japan Today
Japan Today / Posted 2 minutes ago
Japanese companies have geared up to operate in Africa in recent years, with demand for products such as food and medicine growing in the resource-rich continent on the back of population booms in many countries. At a Japan-led African development... Read more
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Boston Globe
With 11 drugs in development, Moderna seeks $600m more from investorsModerna Therapeutics Inc., the Cambridge biotech that has stockpiled more than
With 11 drugs in development, Moderna seeks $600m more from investors
Boston Globe / Posted 3 minutes ago
Moderna Therapeutics Inc., the Cambridge biotech that has stockpiled more than $1 billion to develop a new class of therapies, is back in fund-raising mode. The five-year-old company disclosed in a recent regulatory filing that it is seeking $600... Read more
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The Globe and Mail
Canadian farmers anxious over China’s new canola standardsAs they begin to harvest what may be one of the largest canola crops on record,
Canadian farmers anxious over China’s new canola standards
The Globe and Mail / Posted 4 minutes ago
As they begin to harvest what may be one of the largest canola crops on record, many farmers are growing increasingly concerned over the prospect of a drastically smaller export market as China stands firm on its plan to stall Canadian exports of the... Read more
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New Zealand's National Business Review
Kordia profit up 33% despite lower revenueState-owned telecommunications service provider Kordia increased tax-paid profi
Kordia profit up 33% despite lower revenue
New Zealand's National Business Review / Posted 12 minutes ago
State-owned telecommunications service provider Kordia increased tax-paid profit 33 percent to $12.3 million in the year to June 30, thanks in part to a focus on completing profitable projects in the Australian market. Revenue for the year fell 3%... Read more
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New Zealand's National Business Review
Airwork boosts full year profit 58% as expansion of fixed-wing fleet pays offSpecialist aviation company Airwork Holdings [NZX: AWK] has delivered a 58 perc
Airwork boosts full year profit 58% as expansion of fixed-wing fleet pays off
New Zealand's National Business Review / Posted 12 minutes ago
Specialist aviation company Airwork Holdings [NZX: AWK] has delivered a 58 percent boost in full-year profit to $24.6 million following strong earnings growth in its expanded fixed-wing aircraft business. Revenue for the year ending June 30... Read more
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New Zealand's National Business Review
ComCom seeks court ruling on Harmoney feesThe Commerce Commission has filed legal action seeking a ruling on fees charged
ComCom seeks court ruling on Harmoney fees
New Zealand's National Business Review / Posted 12 minutes ago
The Commerce Commission has filed legal action seeking a ruling on fees charged by peer to peer lender Harmoney. The legal action will be on a “case stated” basis to clarify whether the fee is subject to the Credit Contracts and Consumer Finance Act... Read more
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New Zealand's National Business Review
King Salmon signals IPO that may raise about $30m to build more farmsMarlborough Sounds fish-farmer New Zealand King Salmon is signalling an intenti
King Salmon signals IPO that may raise about $30m to build more farms
New Zealand's National Business Review / Posted 12 minutes ago
Marlborough Sounds fish-farmer New Zealand King Salmon is signalling an intention to sell down existing shares and raise new capital in an initial public offering that would see the three-decade-old company list on both the New Zealand and Australian... Read more
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Scoop.co.nz
Record July for visitor expenditureMonday, 29 August 2016, 10:00 amPress Release: New Zealand GovernmentPaula Benn
Record July for visitor expenditure
Scoop.co.nz / Posted 12 minutes ago
Monday, 29 August 2016, 10:00 amPress Release: New Zealand GovernmentPaula Bennett26 AUGUST, 2016Winter 2016 continues to break records with visitors spending the most they ever... Read more
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Scoop.co.nz
King Salmon confirms intention to undertake an IPOMonday, 29 August 2016, 10:26 amPress Release: NZ King Salmon Co Limited 29 Aug
King Salmon confirms intention to undertake an IPO
Scoop.co.nz / Posted 12 minutes ago
Monday, 29 August 2016, 10:26 amPress Release: NZ King Salmon Co Limited 29 August 2016AN INVESTMENT IN NEW ZEALAND’S GROWING AQUACULTURE INDUSTRYNew Zealand King Salmon confirms intention to... Read more
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Scoop.co.nz
Wanaka Business Awards launched alongside rebrandMonday, 29 August 2016, 10:14 amPress Release: Ignite WanakaMEDIA RELEASE FROM
Wanaka Business Awards launched alongside rebrand
Scoop.co.nz / Posted 12 minutes ago
Monday, 29 August 2016, 10:14 amPress Release: Ignite WanakaMEDIA RELEASE FROM IGNITE WANAKA29 August 2016. For immediate releaseInaugural ed Chamber of... Read more
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Scoop.co.nz
Awards for Excellence recognise 15 outstanding practitionersWinner: Ben Connick, Interiors & Special Projects Manager with Hawkins, Hamilto
Awards for Excellence recognise 15 outstanding practitioners
Scoop.co.nz / Posted 12 minutes ago
Winner: Ben Connick, Interiors & Special Projects Manager with Hawkins, Hamilton.Project: Sky City Co-operative hospitality precinct project.• Steel Construction Projects $2.5-$5 Million: Winner: Dave Corbett, Project Manager with Fletcher... Read more
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Swissinfo
No-Smoke Nicotine Hits Heat Up Japan’s Moribund Tobacco Market(Bloomberg) -- Competition to sate Japanese nicotine addicts is heating up. Ph
No-Smoke Nicotine Hits Heat Up Japan’s Moribund Tobacco Market
Swissinfo / Posted 13 minutes ago
(Bloomberg) -- Competition to sate Japanese nicotine addicts is heating up. Philip Morris International Inc. and Japan Tobacco Inc. have rolled out products that are heated -- not burned -- in battery-charged devices, seeking to appeal to smokers... Read more
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Swissinfo
Jared the Jeweler Says Trump and Clinton Are Scaring Couples(Bloomberg) -- He went to Jared. But not anymore. The self-styled “Galleria of
Jared the Jeweler Says Trump and Clinton Are Scaring Couples
Swissinfo / Posted 13 minutes ago
(Bloomberg) -- He went to Jared. But not anymore. The self-styled “Galleria of Jewelry” has been among the more prolific purveyors of diamonds in recent years. But its parent company revealed on Thursday that it’s been struggling to get shoppers... Read more
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Brisbane Times
8@eight: ASX set to open lowerThe steady ramping up of hawkish rhetoric throughout the US Federal Reserve's J
8@eight: ASX set to open lower
Brisbane Times / Posted 16 minutes ago
The steady ramping up of hawkish rhetoric throughout the US Federal Reserve's Jackson Hole meeting on the weekend looks set to weigh on Asian markets at the open. Australian shares are poised to open lower as investors reposition after earnings... Read more
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Daily Liberal
Second Gold Rush at Hill End?Has prospector found a billion-dollar gold seam near Hill End? A MODERN-DAY pr
Second Gold Rush at Hill End?
Daily Liberal / Posted 18 minutes ago
Has prospector found a billion-dollar gold seam near Hill End? A MODERN-DAY prospector believes he has found a billion-dollar seam of gold and copper just a few kilometres from the original Gold Rush fields at Hill End, north of Bathurst. HIGH... Read more
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The Age
8@eight: ASX set to open lowerThe steady ramping up of hawkish rhetoric throughout the US Federal Reserve's J
8@eight: ASX set to open lower
The Age / Posted 20 minutes ago
The steady ramping up of hawkish rhetoric throughout the US Federal Reserve's Jackson Hole meeting on the weekend looks set to weigh on Asian markets at the open. Australian shares are poised to open lower as investors reposition after earnings... Read more
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Sydney Morning Herald
8@eight: ASX set to open lowerThe steady ramping up of hawkish rhetoric throughout the US Federal Reserve's J
8@eight: ASX set to open lower
Sydney Morning Herald / Posted 22 minutes ago
The steady ramping up of hawkish rhetoric throughout the US Federal Reserve's Jackson Hole meeting on the weekend looks set to weigh on Asian markets at the open. Australian shares are poised to open lower as investors reposition after earnings... Read more
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Business Insider
The maker of EpiPens says it gives thousands to schools for free – and may get huge tax breaks in the processAnd Mylan says it's donated 700,000 packs of EpiPens to schools in the past fou
The maker of EpiPens says it gives thousands to schools for free – and may get huge tax breaks in the process
Business Insider / Posted 22 minutes ago
And Mylan says it's donated 700,000 packs of EpiPens to schools in the past four years. It calls the program (fittingly enough) EpiPen4Schools, and it provides four free EpiPens to each participating school, and additional packs at a discount. This... Read more
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The New Zealand Herald
Chorus CEO stepping downMark Ratcliffe will be stepping down from the position as chief executive of Ch
Chorus CEO stepping down
The New Zealand Herald / Posted 24 minutes ago
Mark Ratcliffe will be stepping down from the position as chief executive of Chorus around the middle of next year. Chief executive of Chorus Mark Ratcliffe has announced he will step down from the role around the middle of next year. Ratcliffe was... Read more
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The New Zealand Herald
NZ dollar tumbles after September Fed hike backedThe kiwi traded at 72.26 US cents at 8 am in Wellington from 73.26 cents in New
NZ dollar tumbles after September Fed hike backed
The New Zealand Herald / Posted 24 minutes ago
The kiwi traded at 72.26 US cents at 8 am in Wellington from 73.26 cents in New York. Photo / File The New Zealand dollar tumbled after Federal Reserve vice chairman Stanley Fischer indicated September was still a possibility for a rate hike,... Read more
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The Daily Californian
Pacific School of Religion, not-for-profit to construct senior living centerThe Pacific School of Religion and not-for-profit developer Mather LifeWays hav
Pacific School of Religion, not-for-profit to construct senior living center
The Daily Californian / Posted 24 minutes ago
The Pacific School of Religion and not-for-profit developer Mather LifeWays have announced plans to develop a 265-unit senior living center on land currently part of the seminary’s campus. Rental rates for the apartments are expected to reflect... Read more
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FOX Business
A Foray Into Squares Finances: What Should Investors Look Out for?Square's (NYSE: SQ) finances indicate solid foundations for just its third quar
A Foray Into Squares Finances: What Should Investors Look Out for?
FOX Business / Posted 25 minutes ago
Square's (NYSE: SQ) finances indicate solid foundations for just its third quarter as a public company.In thisclip fromIndustry Focus: Technology,Fool.com analysts Dylan Lewis and Sarah Priestley talk about what investors will be watching and why... Read more
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FOX Business
A Foray Into Squares Finances: What Should Investors Look Out for?Square's (NYSE: SQ) finances indicate solid foundations for just its third quar
A Foray Into Squares Finances: What Should Investors Look Out for?
FOX Business / Posted 25 minutes ago
Square's (NYSE: SQ) finances indicate solid foundations for just its third quarter as a public company.In thisclip fromIndustry Focus: Technology,Fool.com analysts Dylan Lewis and Sarah Priestley talk about what investors will be watching and why... Read more
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Los Angeles Daily News
Valley home prices hit highest level in 9 yearsThe summer home buying season in the San Fernando Valley is winding down with s
Valley home prices hit highest level in 9 years
Los Angeles Daily News / Posted 26 minutes ago
The summer home buying season in the San Fernando Valley is winding down with some price sizzle and sales fizzle. That’s according to July market reports from the Van Nuys-based Southland Regional Association of Realtors and the San Fernando Valley... Read more
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TheBull
$A falls as Fed rate talk lifts US dollarThe Australian dollar has lost ground against the greenback after the US centra
$A falls as Fed rate talk lifts US dollar
TheBull / Posted 30 minutes ago
The Australian dollar has lost ground against the greenback after the US central bank left the door open for an interest rate hike as early as September. At 0700 AEST on Monday, the local unit was trading at 75.63 US cents, down from 76.33 cents on... Read more
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TheBull
Gold lifts despite paring gainsREUTERS - Gold has pared gains, while the US dollar has turned up and US stocks
Gold lifts despite paring gains
TheBull / Posted 30 minutes ago
REUTERS - Gold has pared gains, while the US dollar has turned up and US stocks have fallen, as investors struggle to decipher the timing of a US interest rate increase following comments by Federal Reserve Chair Janet Yellen and other officials. In... Read more
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TheBull
Australian market set to open flatThe Australian market looks set to open flat after Wall Street closed modestly
Australian market set to open flat
TheBull / Posted 30 minutes ago
The Australian market looks set to open flat after Wall Street closed modestly lower following a volatile session. At 0645 AEST on Monday, the share price index was down four points at 5,482. In the US, the S&P 500 rose after Fed Chair Janet Yellen... Read more
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Daily Telegraph
Developers accused of deliberately restricting the supply of new houses to keep prices high“There is a real problem of large planning permissions being given and then the
Developers accused of deliberately restricting the supply of new houses to keep prices high
Daily Telegraph / Posted 31 minutes ago
“There is a real problem of large planning permissions being given and then the sites being built out at a very slow rate as developers build a number of homes to maximise profits rather than maximise supply. “There needs to be a look at how we boost... Read more
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