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Bina Puri eyes Pan Borneo jobs

Bina Puri eyes Pan Borneo jobs

KUALA LUMPUR: Bina Puri Holdings Bhd is vying for a contract in the RM27 billion Pan Borneo Highway project linking Sabah and Sarawak. Executive director Matthew Tee said the company is preparing to submit its tender documents for the pre-qualification process for main works in the Sarawak portion of the highway. “We are eyeing road […]

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IPOS names Daren Tang as new Chief Executive

IPOS names Daren Tang as new Chief Executive

SINGAPORE: The Intellectual Property Office of Singapore (IPOS) will have a new chief from Nov 16. Current Deputy Chief Executive Daren Tang Heng Shim, 43, will take over from Mr Tan Yih San, 49, as Chief Executive, the Ministry of Law said in a press release issued on Friday (Nov 6). Mr Tang, the Deputy […]

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Qatar Airways chief says would consider A380neo to replace A380s

Qatar Airways chief says would consider A380neo to replace A380s

November 9, 2015 DUBAI: Qatar Airways’ chief executive said on Sunday the airline would consider replacing some of its Airbus A380s with the upgraded A380neo if the newer plane performed better. “If Airbus produces a (plane) which is head and shoulders above what they produce today we would look at them for replacements,” Akbar Al […]

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Snapchat’s daily video views triple to 6 billion

Snapchat’s daily video views triple to 6 billion

November 9, 2015 NEW YORK: The number of videos viewed each day on Snapchat has tripled since May to 6 billion as the messaging app closes the gap with social media giant Facebook Inc, according to a report in the Financial Times that cites people close to the company. The Financial Times said that Snapchat […]

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Ringgit opens lower against US Dollar

Ringgit opens lower against US Dollar

KUALA LUMPUR: The ringgit opened lower against the greenback today due to weaker buying sentiment and on growing expectations that US interest rates may rise next month. At 9.10 am, the ringgit was quoted at 4.3630/3700 to the US dollar from the 4.3070/3160 recorded last Friday. A dealer said buying interest for the local currency […]

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Samsung Electronics Unveils the ProXpress M4030/4080 Series for SMEs

Samsung Electronics Unveils the ProXpress M4030/4080 Series for SMEs

The beginning of this month marked the unveiling of Samsung Electronics’ new ProXpress M4030ND single function monochrome printer and M4080FX monochrome multi-function printer. Both are designed to deliver greater productivity, security and cost efficiency to small and medium-sized businesses. The series features best-in-class print speeds, enterprise-level security, and easier customization, with a particular focus on industries with large-volume productions […]

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Samsung Electronics Unveils the ProXpress M4030/4080 Series for SMEs

Samsung Electronics Unveils the ProXpress M4030/4080 Series for SMEs

The beginning of this month marked the unveiling of Samsung Electronics’ new ProXpress M4030ND single function monochrome printer and M4080FX monochrome multi-function printer. Both are designed to deliver greater productivity, security and cost efficiency to small and medium-sized businesses. The series features best-in-class print speeds, enterprise-level security, and easier customization, with a particular focus on industries with large-volume productions […]

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General Motors' stock has 40 percent return potential: Barron's

General Motors' stock has 40 percent return potential: Barron's

NEW YORK: Shares in General Motors Co could return as much a 40 percent, including a 5 percent dividend yield, a year from now when investors start to focus on 2017 per share earnings of US$6, according to financial weekly Barron’s on Sunday. Barron’s says GM’s stock should be up “far more” year-to-date than the […]

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French PM says opposed to Renault, Nissan merger

French PM says opposed to Renault, Nissan merger

November 9, 2015 PARIS: French Prime Minister Manuel Valls said Sunday he was opposed to a full merger of Renault and Nissan, but wanted to “preserve the alliance”, following a week of mounting tensions over the role of the state in the carmaker. “What we want is to preserve the alliance, we don’t want a […]

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Asian stocks dip, US dollar at 7-month high on US jobs data

Asian stocks dip, US dollar at 7-month high on US jobs data

TOKYO: Asian stocks slipped and the dollar stood at a 7-month high against its peers early on Monday (Nov 9) after robust US jobs data bolstered expectations of a Federal Reserve interest rate hike in December. Data on Friday showed nonfarm payrolls increased 271,000 in October, the largest gain since last December. The unemployment rate […]

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