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University of Sydney News
Australian airlines among the world's most efficientBigger airlines not always better In a world of airline acquisitions and merge
Australian airlines among the world's most efficient
University of Sydney News / Posted 2 minutes ago
Bigger airlines not always better In a world of airline acquisitions and mergers, the ITLS also found that bigger is not necessarily better or more profitable. “Usually the result of a merger, such as the recent acquisition of Virgin America by... Read more
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The Courier Mail
Japan factory output weakensJapan reports that its factory output fell 3.5 per cent in April from the same
Japan factory output weakens
The Courier Mail / Posted 6 minutes ago
Japan reports that its factory output fell 3.5 per cent in April from the same month a year earlier, while consumer spending also edged lower. While the declines reported were more moderate than the month before, suggesting a slight improvement,... Read more
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Peoria Journal Star
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Illinois House approves plan to expand medical marijuana program
Peoria Journal Star / Posted 6 minutes ago
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Q13 FOX Seattle
Big Latin American airline latest to halt flights to VenezuelaNEW YORK (CNNMoney) — More signs of deep trouble in Venezuela. LATAM Airlines,
Big Latin American airline latest to halt flights to Venezuela
Q13 FOX Seattle / Posted 7 minutes ago
NEW YORK (CNNMoney) — More signs of deep trouble in Venezuela. LATAM Airlines, the biggest Latin American carrier, is the latest to cut service to Venezuela. The Chile-based company said Monday it had suspended flights from Sao Paulo, Brazil and by... Read more
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Zero Hedge
Mizuho CEO Warns Japan Sales Tax Delay Is "Admission Abenomics Has Failed"It has not been a good "second coming" for Shinzo Abe, whose first stint as pri
Mizuho CEO Warns Japan Sales Tax Delay Is "Admission Abenomics Has Failed"
Zero Hedge / Posted 8 minutes ago
It has not been a good "second coming" for Shinzo Abe, whose first stint as prime minister of Japan ended in disgrace in 2007 after an allegedly crippling bout of explosive diarrhea forced the then-prime minister to resign. To say that Abenomics has... Read more
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NZCity
Snakk loss down and SE Asian sales soarSnakk Media, which aggregates publishers' advertising space on mobile devices a
Snakk loss down and SE Asian sales soar
NZCity / Posted 10 minutes ago
Snakk Media, which aggregates publishers' advertising space on mobile devices and matches it to demand, narrowed its annual loss while more than doubling sales in South East Asia, which now eclipse revenue in New Zealand. The Auckland-based,... Read more
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NZCity
Profit slumps for FinzsoftFinancial service software developer Finzsoft Solutions has posted a 93 per cen
Profit slumps for Finzsoft
NZCity / Posted 10 minutes ago
Financial service software developer Finzsoft Solutions has posted a 93 per cent slump in profit as it took longer than expected to win opportunities in Asia. Net profit fell to $204,000 in the year to the end of March, from $2.7 million a year... Read more
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The Star
Bumi Armada Q1 earnings lower at RM23m but order book RM36bBumi Armada's otal order book as at end-March 2016 was RM36.4bil KUALA LUMPUR:
Bumi Armada Q1 earnings lower at RM23m but order book RM36b
The Star / Posted 14 minutes ago
Bumi Armada's otal order book as at end-March 2016 was RM36.4bil KUALA LUMPUR: Bumi Armada Bhd’s earnings fell sharply to RM23.43mil in the first quarter ended March 31, 2016 from the RM72.05mil a year ago due to non-cash impairment charge. The oil... Read more
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The Star
Tuesday, May 31MarketWatch: US markets were closed for a public holiday on Monday. Forex summ
Tuesday, May 31
The Star / Posted 14 minutes ago
MarketWatch: US markets were closed for a public holiday on Monday. Forex summary *The ringgit gained 0.11% to 4.1118 per US$ *It was flat at 4.5832 per euro *Down 0.34% to 6.0294 to the pound sterling *0.03% higher to 2.9796 per Singapore... Read more
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The Star
Japan factory output unexpectedly rises, economy still in low gearJapan's Premier Shinzo Abe decided to delay a scheduled sales tax hike next yea
Japan factory output unexpectedly rises, economy still in low gear
The Star / Posted 14 minutes ago
Japan's Premier Shinzo Abe decided to delay a scheduled sales tax hike next year. TOKYO: Japan's factory output unexpectedly rose in April despite soft exports and earthquakes that hit southern areas of the country during the month, offering some... Read more
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The Star
US oil prices rise on start of summer driving seasonDemand in North America is set to pick up along with the official start of the
US oil prices rise on start of summer driving season
The Star / Posted 14 minutes ago
Demand in North America is set to pick up along with the official start of the US summer driving season this week. SINGAPORE: US oil prices were lifted early on Tuesday by the start of the peak demand summer driving season, although international... Read more
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The Star
Dollar broadly supported by Yellen, yen bounces on Japan data"The dollar could rise above 112 yen if the Fed raise rates next month. TOKYO:
Dollar broadly supported by Yellen, yen bounces on Japan data
The Star / Posted 14 minutes ago
"The dollar could rise above 112 yen if the Fed raise rates next month. TOKYO: The US dollar held firm on Tuesday, staying near its highest level in two months against a basket of currencies thanks to growing expectation of an imminent U.S. interest... Read more
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The Star
AmInvestment retains Buy on Kimlun, FV RM2.15Notably, pretax margin improved to 10% versus 6% a year earlier due mainly to t
AmInvestment retains Buy on Kimlun, FV RM2.15
The Star / Posted 14 minutes ago
Notably, pretax margin improved to 10% versus 6% a year earlier due mainly to the execution of better margin projects, lower material and fuel prices. Thus, Kimlun showcased a strong bottomline growth despite a 27% topline decline. Sequentially, core... Read more
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Sydney Morning Herald
The part-timers in the suitcase trade of vitamins sales will drop away says online expertTougher import regulations by Chinese authorities will result in some of the 's
The part-timers in the suitcase trade of vitamins sales will drop away says online expert
Sydney Morning Herald / Posted 16 minutes ago
Tougher import regulations by Chinese authorities will result in some of the 'suitcase trade' part-timers disappearing. Photo: Andrew Quilty Some of the part-timers and students who've been involved in the "suitcase trade" of buying up large... Read more
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Digi Times
MLS raises CNY2.348 billion for expanding capacity Siu Han, Taipei; Adam Hwang, DIGITIMES [Monday 30 May 2016] The largest Chin
MLS raises CNY2.348 billion for expanding capacity
Digi Times / Posted 17 minutes ago
Siu Han, Taipei; Adam Hwang, DIGITIMES [Monday 30 May 2016] The largest China-based LED packaging service provider MLS has finished private placement for 83.83 million new shares at CNY28.01... Read more
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Digi Times
MediaTek to meet mid-point to high-end of 2Q16 guidance Cage Chao, Taipei; Jessie Shen, DIGITIMES [Monday 30 May 2016] Judging from
MediaTek to meet mid-point to high-end of 2Q16 guidance
Digi Times / Posted 17 minutes ago
Cage Chao, Taipei; Jessie Shen, DIGITIMES [Monday 30 May 2016] Judging from the current order visibility, MediaTek chief financial officer David Ku expects the company to meet the mid-point to... Read more
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Canberra Times
Air New Zealand at a loss after Virgin's John Borghetti woos China's HNA GroupWe all know that the best revenge for a dumped sweetheart is to find a new beau
Air New Zealand at a loss after Virgin's John Borghetti woos China's HNA Group
Canberra Times / Posted 18 minutes ago
We all know that the best revenge for a dumped sweetheart is to find a new beau. So can you imagine the look on the faces of Air New Zealand (AIZ) boss Christopher Luxon and chairman Tony Carter this morning when news of Virgin Australia's new... Read more
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Canberra Times
The part-timers in the suitcase trade of vitamins sales will drop away says online expertSome of the part-timers and students who've been involved in the "suitcase trad
The part-timers in the suitcase trade of vitamins sales will drop away says online expert
Canberra Times / Posted 18 minutes ago
Some of the part-timers and students who've been involved in the "suitcase trade" of buying up large amounts of vitamins in Australia and selling them online in China will bow out because of tougher regulations, but an online expert says appetite for... Read more
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Canberra Times
Fake $50 notes circulating in Canberra: policeCanberrans are being warned to be on the lookout for fake $50 notes after repor
Fake $50 notes circulating in Canberra: police
Canberra Times / Posted 18 minutes ago
Canberrans are being warned to be on the lookout for fake $50 notes after reports of counterfeit currency being circulated throughout the city. More than 35 Canberra businesses have been targeted with counterfeit currency in the past two months, ACT... Read more
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The Columbian
Stronger economy allows European Central Bank to relaxFRANKFURT, Germany — Europe’s economy is finally showing signs of increasing st
Stronger economy allows European Central Bank to relax
The Columbian / Posted 20 minutes ago
FRANKFURT, Germany — Europe’s economy is finally showing signs of increasing strength, after years of sluggishness and false starts. And that means the European Central Bank likely won’t have to step up its ongoing 1.74 trillion-euro ($1.93... Read more
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Island Packet
Australia to sell bitcoins confiscated as proceeds of crimeAn official says about $13 million in bitcoins will be auctioned in Sydney in J
Australia to sell bitcoins confiscated as proceeds of crime
Island Packet / Posted 20 minutes ago
An official says about $13 million in bitcoins will be auctioned in Sydney in June after Australian police confiscated the digital currency as proceeds of crime. Ernst & Young transaction partner Adam Nikitins said Tuesday that the accountancy firm... Read more
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Business Standard India
P2P players want nodal agency but not NBFC tagEntities in the peer-to-peer (P2P) lending space want a nodal agency to keep tr
P2P players want nodal agency but not NBFC tag
Business Standard India / Posted 21 minutes ago
Entities in the peer-to-peer (P2P) lending space want a nodal agency to keep track of the money in the system but they do not want to be classified as a non-banking financial company. The companies in the space said they were happy that the Reserve... Read more
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The Seattle Times
Small-business views key to British EU voteLONDON — With sparks flying from a welder at work behind him, Simon Boyd’s voic
Small-business views key to British EU vote
The Seattle Times / Posted 23 minutes ago
LONDON — With sparks flying from a welder at work behind him, Simon Boyd’s voice rises as he explains why he believes the United Kingdom should leave the European Union even though his company, REIDsteel, has put up buildings across the 28-nation... Read more
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The Seattle Times
Vitamins start to join ‘clean label’ movementWhen she was about four months pregnant, Katerina Schneider read the ingredient
Vitamins start to join ‘clean label’ movement
The Seattle Times / Posted 23 minutes ago
When she was about four months pregnant, Katerina Schneider read the ingredient list on the bottle of vitamins her doctor had recommended. On it were things like aluminum and titanium dioxide, some of the same ingredients in the laundry detergents... Read more
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The Seattle Times
Big banks making it easier to split the tabNEW YORK — Splitting the bill for those pizzas you shared with your buddies or
Big banks making it easier to split the tab
The Seattle Times / Posted 23 minutes ago
NEW YORK — Splitting the bill for those pizzas you shared with your buddies or that utility bill that is suddenly due is going to get easier and faster even if you don’t all use the same bank. JPMorgan Chase, Wells Fargo and other big banks are... Read more
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The Advocate
Louisiana congressmen have impact on Puerto Rican debt crisisTwo Louisiana Republican congressmen are playing key roles — on opposite sides
Louisiana congressmen have impact on Puerto Rican debt crisis
The Advocate / Posted 23 minutes ago
Two Louisiana Republican congressmen are playing key roles — on opposite sides — in legislation aimed at addressing the looming $70 billion default by the U.S. territory of Puerto Rico. HR5278, on which the U.S. House of Representatives is expected... Read more
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The Advocate
Capital outlay budget clears Senate committeeA Louisiana Senate committee rewrote the House’s version of legislation that pr
Capital outlay budget clears Senate committee
The Advocate / Posted 25 minutes ago
A Louisiana Senate committee rewrote the House’s version of legislation that provides spending authority for state construction projects. Revenue & Fiscal Chairman JP Morrell agreed with the House’s concerns that some projects had lingered for years... Read more
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Japan Today
Japan factory output, consumer spending weak in April ‹ Japan TodayJapan’s factory output fell 3.5% in April from the same month a year earlier, w
Japan factory output, consumer spending weak in April ‹ Japan Today
Japan Today / Posted 26 minutes ago
Japan’s factory output fell 3.5% in April from the same month a year earlier, while consumer spending also edged lower, though both showed improvement from the month before, the government said Tuesday. Earlier, the government reported that the... Read more
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ABC News
Australia to Sell Bitcoins Confiscated as Proceeds of CrimeAn official says about $13 million in bitcoins will be auctioned in Sydney in J
Australia to Sell Bitcoins Confiscated as Proceeds of Crime
ABC News / Posted 26 minutes ago
An official says about $13 million in bitcoins will be auctioned in Sydney in June after Australian police confiscated the digital currency as proceeds of crime. Ernst & Young transaction partner Adam Nikitins said Tuesday that the accountancy firm... Read more
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The Houma Courier
Here's one reason La. sugar cane is getting a boostA mild winter and rain that has tapered down to just enough has his cane lookin
Here's one reason La. sugar cane is getting a boost
The Houma Courier / Posted 29 minutes ago
A mild winter and rain that has tapered down to just enough has his cane looking good. Even better, though, is a consumer market that's veering from ingesting genetically modified foods. And in this case, that means sugar cane's main rival --... Read more
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