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Tony Pua
Why has Hasan Arifin declared that the PAC will be calling its final witnesses on 11th and 12th February when no such decision was made during past meetings? The Malaysian Insider reported yesterday that the Public Accounts Committee (
Why has Hasan Arifin declared that the PAC will be calling its final witnesses on 11th and 12th February when no such decision was made during past meetings?
Tony Pua / Posted 3 minutes ago
The Malaysian Insider reported yesterday that the Public Accounts Committee (PAC) Chairman,... Read more
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Business Insider
This is the big problem with Obama's $10 per barrel tax on oilPresidential budget requests are always more political documents than genuine l
This is the big problem with Obama's $10 per barrel tax on oil
Business Insider / Posted 3 minutes ago
Presidential budget requests are always more political documents than genuine legislative proposals, typically containing items that everybody involved knows will never find their way into law. However, for his last budget proposal, President Obama... Read more
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The New Zealand Herald
North Korea vows more launchesThe rocket, photographed from Dandong in China. Photo / AP North Korea declare
North Korea vows more launches
The New Zealand Herald / Posted 5 minutes ago
The rocket, photographed from Dandong in China. Photo / AP North Korea declared that it had successfully put an "earth observation satellite" into orbit and said it planned to launch "many more". Both the South Korean Defence Ministry and the... Read more
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The New Zealand Herald
Asia Pacific's year, bad to goodAs we pass from Sheep to Monkey, Curtis Chin and Jose B. Collazo look at top st
Asia Pacific's year, bad to good
The New Zealand Herald / Posted 5 minutes ago
As we pass from Sheep to Monkey, Curtis Chin and Jose B. Collazo look at top stories of past 12 months. Asia's pollution woes ranked as the worst issue faced by the region. Photo / Getty Images As New Zealand and Australia once again welcome... Read more
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The New Zealand Herald
Liam Dann: Wall St slump bodes ill for US-led rallyWall St stocks and oil have slumped again amidst growing talk of recession risk
Liam Dann: Wall St slump bodes ill for US-led rally
The New Zealand Herald / Posted 5 minutes ago
Wall St stocks and oil have slumped again amidst growing talk of recession risk for both the US and the world. Photo / AP Wall St stocks and oil have slumped again amidst growing talk of recession risk for both the US and the world. In Friday... Read more
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The New Zealand Herald
Christopher Niesche: Senate inquiry into Dick Smith failureHeat goes on already-battered private equity model amid underpayment claims at
Christopher Niesche: Senate inquiry into Dick Smith failure
The New Zealand Herald / Posted 5 minutes ago
Heat goes on already-battered private equity model amid underpayment claims at electronics chain. The private equity owners of Dick Smith Electronics pocketed A$370 million in profits after floating it on the share market. Photo / Nick Reed The... Read more
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The New Zealand Herald
Murdoch press faces knife after earnings drop againFormer supermodel Jerry Hall and her fiance, Rupert Murdoch. Photo / AP News C
Murdoch press faces knife after earnings drop again
The New Zealand Herald / Posted 5 minutes ago
Former supermodel Jerry Hall and her fiance, Rupert Murdoch. Photo / AP News Corp is cutting costs at its Australian and British newspapers after a strong second quarter from its digital real estate business failed to offset lower advertising... Read more
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heraldscotland
Saudi King Salman calls for others not to interfere in kingdomComments & Moderation We moderate all comments on Herald Scotland on either a
Saudi King Salman calls for others not to interfere in kingdom
heraldscotland / Posted 12 minutes ago
Comments & Moderation We moderate all comments on Herald Scotland on either a pre-moderated or post-moderated basis. If you're a relatively new user then your comments will be reviewed before publication and if we know you well and trust you then... Read more
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The Economic Times
Chief Minister Naveen Patnaik demands special category status to OdishaPARADIP: Odisha Chief Minister Naveen Patnaik today demanded special category s
Chief Minister Naveen Patnaik demands special category status to Odisha
The Economic Times / Posted 13 minutes ago
PARADIP: Odisha Chief Minister Naveen Patnaik today demanded special category status be provided to Odisha to fuel the state's growth and sought the Centre's cooperation for overall development of the eastern region. "I expect the prime minister to... Read more
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The Economic Times
China's gold output dips on lower pricesBEIJING: Though China remained the world's largest gold producer, the country's
China's gold output dips on lower prices
The Economic Times / Posted 13 minutes ago
BEIJING: Though China remained the world's largest gold producer, the country's annual output of the metal fell for the first time in 2015 due to lower prices in the global gold market, according to latest industry figures. The country produced 450... Read more
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Baller Status
$3K is the Lowest Price of Super Bowl 50 Tickets$3,000 is the lowest price of a ticket to Super Bowl 50 this weekend, according
$3K is the Lowest Price of Super Bowl 50 Tickets
Baller Status / Posted 18 minutes ago
$3,000 is the lowest price of a ticket to Super Bowl 50 this weekend, according to online ticket marketplace StubHub. "We're seeing prices as low as $3,000 to get in, so we are talking upper corner, upper end zone," Jason Deppen, StubHub's director... Read more
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Pilipino Star
Foton eyes Philippines as production hubMANILA, Philippines - The Philippines is being considered by commercial vehicle
Foton eyes Philippines as production hub
Pilipino Star / Posted 19 minutes ago
MANILA, Philippines - The Philippines is being considered by commercial vehicle manufacturer Foton as a possible production hub for other markets in Southeast Asia, the top official from the company’s Philippine group told The STAR. Foton Motors... Read more
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Pilipino Star
Wait and see stance for marketMANILA, Philippines - The stock market is expected to adopt a wait and see stan
Wait and see stance for market
Pilipino Star / Posted 19 minutes ago
MANILA, Philippines - The stock market is expected to adopt a wait and see stance this week as investors keep an eye on developments both on the local and global fronts, analysts said. Here at home, analysts said, investors would continue to look at... Read more
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Pilipino Star
Monkey businessAfter a very turbulent Year of the Wood Sheep, we finally celebrate Chinese New
Monkey business
Pilipino Star / Posted 19 minutes ago
After a very turbulent Year of the Wood Sheep, we finally celebrate Chinese New Year today and usher in the Year of the Fire Monkey. From Feb. 8 until Jan. 27, 2017, we will be under the sway of this wily and naughty creature. The Year of the Sheep... Read more
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Pilipino Star
Philippines to pioneer hybrid rice farming in MalaysiaMANILA, Philippines - The Philippines is set to pioneer hybrid rice farming in
Philippines to pioneer hybrid rice farming in Malaysia
Pilipino Star / Posted 19 minutes ago
MANILA, Philippines - The Philippines is set to pioneer hybrid rice farming in Malaysia in April as the country’s ASEAN neighbor seeks to raise self-sufficiency in rice production amid its limited rice area. Local hybrid rice and seeds producer SL... Read more
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Pilipino Star
GSIS to hike investments in infraMANILA, Philippines - After a “good” investment in one of Manila’s main railway
GSIS to hike investments in infra
Pilipino Star / Posted 19 minutes ago
MANILA, Philippines - After a “good” investment in one of Manila’s main railways, the Government Service Insurance System (GSIS) is looking at doubling its placements in infrastructure as it seeks to stay in the local market. “I will be recommending... Read more
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Pilipino Star
More investors bullish on Philippine prospects – StanChartMANILA, Philippines - Investors are bullish on the country’s economic prospects
More investors bullish on Philippine prospects – StanChart
Pilipino Star / Posted 19 minutes ago
MANILA, Philippines - Investors are bullish on the country’s economic prospects over the next five years, according to a survey conducted by Standard Chartered Bank. Based on the survey conducted by the bank among 160 of its top financial... Read more
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Pilipino Star
DOTC to buy 120 train cars for LRT1MANILA, Philippines – The Department of Transportation and Communications (DOTC
DOTC to buy 120 train cars for LRT1
Pilipino Star / Posted 19 minutes ago
MANILA, Philippines – The Department of Transportation and Communications (DOTC) has set the deadline for the submission of bids for the supply of 120 brand new light rail vehicles (LRV) or train cars for the Light Rail Transit Line 1 (LRT1) later... Read more
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Pilipino Star
Bongbong to support economic Cha-chaMANILA, Philippines – Vice presidential aspirant Sen. Ferdinand Marcos Jr. will
Bongbong to support economic Cha-cha
Pilipino Star / Posted 20 minutes ago
MANILA, Philippines – Vice presidential aspirant Sen. Ferdinand Marcos Jr. will support moves for Charter change under the next administration as he sees the need to ease limits on foreign ownership to drive down electricity cost in the... Read more
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WKYC Cleveland
Hedge funds keep getting crushedNEW YORK—After a rough 2015, "smart money" hedge fund investors are getting cru
Hedge funds keep getting crushed
WKYC Cleveland / Posted 22 minutes ago
NEW YORK—After a rough 2015, "smart money" hedge fund investors are getting crushed again this year as some of their favorite stocks get walloped. The average hedge fund that invests in stocks — as opposed to debt or currencies — dropped 3.66% in... Read more
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The Hindu
Mercedes-Benz India MD and CEO Roland Folger: 'We will be bringing in 12 new vehicles to the market this year'Switching to petrol vehicles will not resolve issues related to pollution, says
Mercedes-Benz India MD and CEO Roland Folger: 'We will be bringing in 12 new vehicles to the market this year'
The Hindu / Posted 22 minutes ago
Switching to petrol vehicles will not resolve issues related to pollution, says Mercedes-Benz India MD and CEO Roland Folger Switching to petrol vehicles will not resolve issues related to pollution as it has 25 per cent higher CO2 levels than... Read more
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The Hindu
IT firms upskill staff in new technology ageThe burgeoning need for specified skills has created a new market opportunity f
IT firms upskill staff in new technology age
The Hindu / Posted 22 minutes ago
The burgeoning need for specified skills has created a new market opportunity for the new-age entrepreneurs With change in technology globally, the Indian IT services sector is undergoing a significant transformation. The information technology... Read more
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The Hindu
Fertiliser Industry is best candidate for direct benefit transferWith regard to the Fertiliser Industry, I have the following suggestions: * Th
Fertiliser Industry is best candidate for direct benefit transfer
The Hindu / Posted 22 minutes ago
With regard to the Fertiliser Industry, I have the following suggestions: * There is a need to increase the urea price by at least 15 per cent. The current selling price of urea which is highly subsidised is almost one-fourth the world price. There... Read more
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The Sacramento Bee
An outrageous tax-skipping scamBurger King’s tax avoidance scheme was stomach turning. Pfizer’s gambit gave us
An outrageous tax-skipping scam
The Sacramento Bee / Posted 23 minutes ago
Burger King’s tax avoidance scheme was stomach turning. Pfizer’s gambit gave us a big headache. But this latest tax-skipping scam by Johnson Controls is enough to drive anyone bonkers, not just Bernie Sanders. The auto parts manufacturer announced... Read more
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Zero Hedge
Iran Says No Thanks To Dollars; Demands Euro Payment For Oil SalesGonna laugh when the Euro goes 80 dollar cents this year. Iran views the world
Iran Says No Thanks To Dollars; Demands Euro Payment For Oil Sales
Zero Hedge / Posted 25 minutes ago
Gonna laugh when the Euro goes 80 dollar cents this year. Iran views the world through a very warped looking glass and, like China, thinks they will win no matter what. China is big enough to drive the world over the edge, whereas Iran is about the... Read more
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Arkansas Business
StudioMAIN Developing LR Financial QuarterWoodruff knows the vision is a big one, and he doesn’t expect it to take off ov
StudioMAIN Developing LR Financial Quarter
Arkansas Business / Posted 26 minutes ago
Woodruff knows the vision is a big one, and he doesn’t expect it to take off overnight. But the River Market started off as just a dream, he noted. In the meantime, the marathon pre-event will serve as the Financial Quarter’s launching point. “We’re... Read more
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Fortune
The Week Ahead: Yellen, New Hampshire, and Disney EarningsHello friends and Fortune readers. While millions of football fans across the
The Week Ahead: Yellen, New Hampshire, and Disney Earnings
Fortune / Posted 27 minutes ago
Hello friends and Fortune readers. While millions of football fans across the world will start Monday off trying to recover from a Super Bowl hangover, the stock market will look to recover from another rough week that kicked off the month of... Read more
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WZZM 13 Grand Rapids
Hedge funds keep getting crushedNEW YORK—After a rough 2015, "smart money" hedge fund investors are getting cru
Hedge funds keep getting crushed
WZZM 13 Grand Rapids / Posted 29 minutes ago
NEW YORK—After a rough 2015, "smart money" hedge fund investors are getting crushed again this year as some of their favorite stocks get walloped. The average hedge fund that invests in stocks — as opposed to debt or currencies — dropped 3.66% in... Read more
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First Coast News
Hedge funds keep getting crushedNEW YORK—After a rough 2015, "smart money" hedge fund investors are getting cru
Hedge funds keep getting crushed
First Coast News / Posted 36 minutes ago
NEW YORK—After a rough 2015, "smart money" hedge fund investors are getting crushed again this year as some of their favorite stocks get walloped. The average hedge fund that invests in stocks — as opposed to debt or currencies — dropped 3.66% in... Read more
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Business Standard India
Slowdown in softwareA 'smart' government can boost demandA 'smart' government can boost demandIndia
Slowdown in software
Business Standard India / Posted 38 minutes ago
A 'smart' government can boost demandA 'smart' government can boost demandIndia’s software and services exports will grow at a lower rate in 2015-16 than was earlier projected, with Nasscom, the industry association, revising its... Read more
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