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Pfizer in merger talks with Botox-maker Allergan: WSJ

Pfizer in merger talks with Botox-maker Allergan: WSJ

REUTERS: Pharmaceutical giant Pfizer Inc recently approached Botox-maker Allergan Plc to discuss what could be the biggest takeover deal this year, the Wall Street Journal said on Wednesday, citing people familiar with the matter. The healthcare sector has seen an unprecedented wave of deals since early 2014, from large drugmakers buying up smaller rivals, to […]

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Committee approves bill to stop NLRB attack on small businesses

Committee approves bill to stop NLRB attack on small businesses

Washington, Oct 29:  The House Education and the Workforce Committee, chaired by Rep. John Kline, yesterday approved H.R. 3459, the Protecting Local Business Opportunity Act. The legislation will protect small businesses and the workers they employ by rolling back the National Labor Relations Board’s (NLRB) recent decision redefining what it means to be an employer. […]

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Shell upbeat on Gabon Leopard Marin discovery, sees gas play

Shell upbeat on Gabon Leopard Marin discovery, sees gas play

CAPE TOWN: Royal Dutch Shell’s Leopard Marin discovery offshore Gabon may be a new commercial gas field, a senior company executive said on Thursday. “Leopard is the first potentially commercial multi-TCF (trillion cubic feet) find in a new gas play and I think that is very exciting for us and for the government of Gabon,” […]

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Volkswagen likely to recall 100,000 cars in India: CNBC-TV18

Volkswagen likely to recall 100,000 cars in India: CNBC-TV18

NEW DELHI: German carmaker Volkswagen AG’s Indian unit is likely to recall 100,000 cars in the country impacted by the diesel emission scandal, television channel CNBC-TV18 reported on Thursday, citing sources. Europe’s biggest carmaker has admitted cheating in emissions tests on around 11 million diesel vehicles globally. The scandal has pushed Volkswagen to report its […]

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#MYCYBERSALE 2015 results in infographic

#MYCYBERSALE 2015 results in infographic

For those who are new to #MYCYBERSALE, this is the second year MDeC is organizing the nationwide cyber sale to uplift the e-commerce industry in Malaysia. If you missed out the #MYCYBERSALE 2015 Appreciation Day held recently, don’t worry as we present the key performance indicators here via infographic. Do check out the event photos […]

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Singapore's first SME Week kicks off

Singapore's first SME Week kicks off

SINGAPORE: The Republic’s first SME (Small and Medium Enterprises) Week, a campaign aimed at helping SMEs drum up business, was launched on Thursday (Oct 29). The campaign, 99% SME, will see more than 1,700 SMEs offering various promotions to customers until Sunday (Nov 1). As of Thursday, more than 1.1 million people have been reached […]

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Mazda expects delays to US diesel car launch after VW scandal

Mazda expects delays to US diesel car launch after VW scandal

TOKYO: Mazda Motor Corp expects delays to the launch of diesel-powered cars in the United States in the wake of the Volkswagen AG emissions test-rigging scandal, but it remains committed to a rollout, a senior executive said. Kiyoshi Fujiwara, a Mazda managing executive officer in charge of research and development and cost innovation, said media […]

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IPR for the mechanical engineering sector

IPR for the mechanical engineering sector

China’s economic success has been built on a foundation of manufacturing on a massive scale. In 2013 Chinese machine industries netted global revenues in excess of €678b (approximately US$740.7b, with growth of around 20% on the previous year.   This success, resulting in a reputation as ‘the world’s factory’ has made China’s demand for machinery, […]

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Merkel says has trust in development of Chinese economy

Merkel says has trust in development of Chinese economy

BEIJING: German Chancellor Angela Merkel said on Thursday she had trust in the development of the Chinese economy. She was speaking in Beijing after meeting Chinese Premier Li Keqiang. (Reporting by Andreas Rinke; Writing by Ben Blanchard; Editing by Simon Cameron-Moore)

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Bank of Japan seen holding fire as output rebound offers some relief

Bank of Japan seen holding fire as output rebound offers some relief

TOKYO: The Bank of Japan is expected to hold monetary policy steady on Friday even while diluting its rosy inflation forecasts, sources say, clinging to the hope a tightening job market will underpin consumption and help the economy emerge from a soft patch. Some BOJ policymakers have worried that sluggish demand in emerging Asian markets […]

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