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Hong Kong is bracing for more anti-government demonstrations and a "stress test" of its international airport this weekend, as protests in the Asian financial hub show no signs of abating and diplomat...
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OTTAWA, Aug 23 ― The European Union will halt imports of Canadian cherries and other fresh fruits starting September 1 as it enforces new import requirements related to pests, according to a Canadia...
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NEW YORK: US-based Citigroup and French bank BNP Paribas are caught up in the U.S. criminal case against the chief financial officer of China's Huawei Technologies, according to newly available documents.
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University College London researchers are suggesting that content posted and viewed on social networks could play a more determining role in incidence of depression in teens than the social platforms themselves.
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Line Pay Corp., operator of the Japanese messaging app’s mobile money transfer and payment services, announced that its merchants have been integrating Chinese competitor WeChat Pay since August 9 o...
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GOMBAK: Human rights activist and lawyer Gurdial Singh Nijar has suggested that a class-action suit be filed against Ukraine by family members of MH17 crash victims to hold liable the country where th...
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Canadian Prime Minister Justin Trudeau (photo, above) on Wednesday accepted a watchdog’s report that he breached ethics rules by trying to influence a corporate legal case but refused to apologise, ...
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WHO was the youngest person ever to become a billionaire? Here’s a clue: Forget Silicon Valley tech entrepreneurs who started software or internet firms from their university dorm room or their pa...
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McLeod and Schmegelsky in a file combination photo.
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LONDON: Aston Martin Racing is aiming for a title as it returns to the FIA World Endurance Championship (WEC) at the Silverstone race circuit in the UK with its successful Vantage GTE racecar.
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Canadian Prime Minister Justin Trudeau on Monday said he was very worried about events in Hong Kong, which has a large Canadian population, and urged Chinese authorities to handle the protests there w...
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Canadian police said on Wednesday they found two bodies that they believe are of the fugitive teenage boys charged with killing a university lecturer and suspected in the murders of two tourists in Br...
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BRUSSELS, Aug 1 — European governments widened their search for a new head of the International Monetary Fund, extending a deadline to 1800 GMT today so that Britain can put forward a candidate.
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PARIS, July 31 — European planemaker Airbus today posted robust half-year profits on strong demand from airlines for more fuel-efficient jets, in stark contrast to its US archrival Boeing, suffering...
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PARIS, July 31 — Air France-KLM reported today a solid increase in operating profits as more people flew on its network, but growth was held back by higher fuel prices that will put more pressure on...
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The dates for next year's VivaTech – which will be the event's fifth anniversary – have been announced.
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NEW YORK: A pair of 1972 running shoes, one of the first pairs made by Nike Inc, sold for $437,500 on Tuesday, shattering the record for a pair of sneakers at public auction.
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KUALA LUMPUR: A Dewan Negara Select Committee will be set up soon in an effort to strengthen Parliament, according to Senator Mohd Yusmadi Mohd Yusoff, chairman of the Senate reform working committee.
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KUALA LUMPUR, July 22 — A Dewan Negara Select Committee will be set up soon in an effort to strengthen the parliamentary institution, said chairman of the Senate Reform Working Committee (JKRDN), Se...
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NEW DELHI: India’s government is in talks with foreign lenders to provide as much as US$14.5bil in credit to millions of its small firms, two officials said, in a sign the country’s banking system may not be robust enough to do the job on its own.
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EW DELHI, July 19 — India’s government is in talks with foreign lenders to provide as much as US$14.5 billion (RM59.6 billion) in credit to millions of its small firms, two officials said, in a si...
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CHANTILLY, July 18 — Digital currencies like Facebook’s Libra must be held “to the highest regulatory standards” to ensure they are not used to launder money and that users are protected, a Gr...
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CHANTILLY (France), July 18 — French Finance Minister Bruno Le Maire is to lead talks on finding a single European candidate to succeed Christine Lagarde as head of the International Monetary Fund (...
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WeChat uses censorship mechanisms to screen images sent between users in one-to-one and group chats, according to the University of Toronto’s Citizen Lab. The app can expand its blacklist of prohibited pictures by subjecting images to both real-time and retroactive analyses.
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WASHINGTON, July 16 — Ikea said it will close its only US factory at the end of the year, cutting 300 jobs, as it will be more cost effective to make the products in Europe and import them.
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Somalia’s security forces on Saturday ended an overnight attack by the al Shabaab Islamist militant group on a hotel in the southern port city of Kismayu that killed at least 13, a police officer sa...
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GEORGE TOWN: The man who found a kettle full of Canadian dollars in a landfill and wants to find the original owner received dozens of messages and calls from people praising him for his altruism.
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LONDON, July 11 — Bank of England governor Mark Carney today gave outgoing IMF chief Christine Lagarde his warm support as she heads to the European Central Bank, but evaded questions about whether ...
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GEORGE TOWN - The next best thing to a pot of gold might be a kettle full of Canadian dollars, which was exactly what a scavenger for recyclable materials found in a landfill here.
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BRUSSELS: The boss of Europe's Ryanair Holdings warned on Wednesday the impact of the prolonged grounding of Boeing Co's 737 MAX on the airline's growth plans may start to spill over to next summer if the airplane is not flying again by November.
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GEORGE TOWN: The next best thing to a pot of gold might be a kettle full of Canadian dollars, which was exactly what a scavenger for recyclable materials found in a landfill here.
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BRUSSELS, July 11 — The boss of Europe's Ryanair Holdings warned yesterday the impact of the prolonged grounding of Boeing Co's 737 MAX on the airline's growth plans may start to spill over to next ...
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Welcoming new, returning, and continuing players into the sci-fi world of Warframe is a new introductory video directed by Dan Trachtenberg of 10 Cloverfield Lane and the upcoming Uncharted.
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When US, European and Canadian law enforcement officials claimed success last year in largely obliterating militant group Islamic State’s online propaganda network following a two-year operation, it was a public database of domain names that partly helped.
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LONDON, July 4 ― Former British finance minister George Osborne is lining up a bid to replace Christine Lagarde as head of the International Monetary Fund, UK newspapers reported today.
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WASHINGTON, July 4 ― The reshuffle of leadership positions in Europe now forces world finance officials into a search for a new manager for the International Monetary Fund two years ahead of schedul...
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Growing public mistrust of technology giants is making it more challenging for Sidewalk Labs LLC to gain support for its high-tech neighbourhood in Toronto, according to an executive at the firm.
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Ivanka Trump got a ribbing back home on July 1 after critics took issue with the prominent role played by US President Donald Trump’s daughter during summits in Japan and South Korea.
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LOS ANGELES: An investor group that includes the family behind the Lego empire agreed to buy Merlin Entertainments Plc, the operator of Legoland resorts and Madame Tussauds wax museums, for about 4.8 billion pounds ($6.1 billion).
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KUALA LUMPUR, June 26 — A full version of the sex video clips purportedly involving PKR deputy president Datuk Seri Azmin Ali and the party’s Santubong Youth leader has been uploaded to Canadian p...
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MONTREAL, June 25 — Canadian manufacturer Bombardier announced today the sale of its CRJ Series regional jet program to Japan’s Mitsubishi Heavy Industries (MHI) for US$550 million, effectively ex...
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US President Donald Trump approved military strikes against Iran on Friday in retaliation for the downing of a US surveillance drone, but called off the attacks at the last minute, the New York Times ...
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US President Donald Trump played down Iran’s downing of a US military surveillance drone on Thursday, saying he suspected it was shot by mistake and “it would have made a big difference” to him ...
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WASHINGTON, June 20 — Tokyo understands Washington’s desire to negotiate greater access to the Japanese market and efforts to reach a new trade agreement should bear fruit soon, a top US trade off...
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PETALING JAYA: News reports of Canada not taking back plastic waste dumped in Malaysia were taken out of context, says the Cana­dian High Commission.
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JAKARTA (June 17): Indonesia has sent back a consignment of Canadian paper waste, imported via the United States, because it was contaminated with material including plastic, rubber and diapers, the e...
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PETALING JAYA: The Canadian government today sought to clarify media reports stating that the country has no plans to take back its plastic waste in Malaysia, saying it issued the statement in regards...
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PETALING JAYA: The Canadian Government is working with the Malaysian authorities to address any issues related to the shipment of waste from the North American country, says its High Commission here.
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OTTAWA: Canada plans to ban some single-use plastics like straws, bags and cutlery by early 2021 to reduce non-recyclable waste and protect the world's oceans, Canadian Prime Minister Justin Trudeau said on Monday
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JUNE 10 — A group of shareholders, including Hudson’s Bay Co’s Executive Chairman Richard Baker, today offered to take the Canadian retailer private in a C$1.74 billion cash deal.
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JUNE 9 — Over the last few months, women in Japan have been engaged in an uprising against the high-heeled shoe.
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OTTAWA, June 5 — China plans to boost inspections of Canadian meat and meat product imports as bilateral trade relations deteriorate, Canadian government officials said yesterday, and meat industry ...
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WASHINGTON, May 31 — Donald Trump yesterday kick-started the process of ratifying the new North American trade pact, but the US president put the accord at risk by announcing tariffs on Mexico over ...
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(May 30): Investors with long memories might be forgiven for a sense of deja vu over warnings about rare earths and Chinese supply.
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Canadian lawmakers fumed on Tuesday when Facebook Inc founder Mark Zuckerberg snubbed an invitation to Ottawa to testify on privacy and democracy before an international panel.
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KUALA LUMPUR (May 28): Media Chinese International Ltd’s net loss for the fourth quarter ended March 31 (4QFY19) narrowed to RM77.76 million from RM81.53 million a year ago, despite lower revenue, a...
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NEW DELHI, May 24 — Foreign companies in India have welcomed Prime Minister Narendra Modi’s election victory for the political stability it brings, but now they need to see him soften a protection...
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PETALING JAYA: Canadian real estate company Sakto Corporation is turning its full legal attention to bringing Bruno Manser Fonds to trial for defamation.
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KUALA LUMPUR, May 24 — Retired police commissioner Datuk Seri Amar Singh denied that he applied for a Canadian citizenship as alleged by runaway blogger Raja Petra Kamarudin in his blog posting rece...
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Kindergarteners who get more than two hours of screen time a day may be more likely to have behaviour and attention problems in school than their classmates who spend less time in front of televisions, smartphones and tablets, a Canadian study suggests.
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LONDON, May 20 — Stock markets weakened today as concerns mounted about an escalating fallout from a US crackdown on China’s Huawei Technologies.
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Transportation management system provider Abivin took home the grand prize of US$1 million in funding at the 2019 Startup World Cup, a series of global pitch contests organized by Pegasus Tech Venture...
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French President Emmanuel Macron and New Zealand’s premier Jacinda Ardern will on May 15 host other world leaders and leading tech chiefs to launch an ambitious new initiative aimed at curbing extremism online.
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TORONTO, May 15 — Mexico is closing in on a deal to repeal US President Donald Trump's punitive tariffs on steel and aluminum, a senior Mexican official said yesterday, potentially moving a step nea...
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Internet watchdog Citizen Lab says a fake Twitter account unmasked by The Associated Press was but one piece of a vast years-old and multi-lingual campaign aimed at seeding anti-Saudi, anti-Israel and anti-American stories across the Internet.
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PARIS, May 14 — The new chief executive of Air France has proposed the first job cuts for the strike-prone airline since taking over eight months ago, with up to 465 voluntary redundancies announced...
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SHAH ALAM (May 13): Housing and Local Government Ministry (KPKT) has signed a Memorandum of Understanding (MoU) with eight companies from China, for future potential foreign direct investment and tech...
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SHAH ALAM (May 11): Housing and Local Government Ministry (KPKT) has signed a Memorandum of Understanding (MoU) with eight companies from China, for future potential foreign direct investment and tech...
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Archie, the red-headed comic book character? Or Archie Bunker, American television's bad-tempered bigot from the 1970s?
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Ryan Reynolds appeared to have found a pirated pre-release copy of Pokémon Detective Pikachu – and then made the ill-advised move to share it with his 13 million-plus fans on Twitter.
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WASHINGTON, May 9 ― Under pressure from President Donald Trump, General Motors Co said yesterday it was in talks to sell an idled northeast Ohio plant to a cash-strapped electric truck-building comp...
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IN July 2018, the Food and Drug Administration (FDA) of the United States announced a recall of the anti-hypertensive angiotensin receptor blocker (ARB) valsartan because of contamination with a cance...
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LETTER | In July 2018, the US Food and Drug Administration (FDA) announced a recall of valsartan, an antihypertensive angiotensin receptor blocker (ARB), because of contamination with a cancer-causing...
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BRUSSELS, May 2 — The European Union could take the United States to the World Trade Organisation or use retaliatory sanctions to protect its companies in Cuba after President Donald Trump lifted a ...
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MAY 2 — In July 2018, the US Food and Drug Administration (FDA) announced a recall of the antihypertensive angiotensin receptor blocker (ARB) valsartan because of contamination with a cancer causing...
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SINGAPORE: Oil prices were caught between opposing forces on Thursday, squeezed by record U.S. crude oil output and surging stockpiles, but supported by global market tensions as all exemptions to U.S. sanctions on Iran expired, Venezuela's crisis escalated, and producer club OPEC withheld supply.
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INVESTORS who found some way to short the stock of Lyft, the No 2 ride-hailing player in the US, have had a great ride since its initial public offering three weeks ago.
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NEW YORK, May 1 — Losses from the theft of cryptocurrencies from exchanges and fraud-related activities surged in the first quarter of the year to US$1.2 billion (RM4.96 billion), or 70 per cent of ...
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BEIJING • A Chinese court sentenced a second Canadian man to death for drug trafficking yesterday amid tensions between Ottawa and Beijing.
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OTTAWA/MONTREAL: Toyota Motor Corp will build its Lexus NX luxury crossover vehicle at a Canadian plant starting in 2022, the company said on Monday, a decision that Prime Minister Justin Trudeau said...
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LONDON, April 29 — A rally in the dollar faltered today with strong US data doing little to lift the currency or convince investors that a slowdown in activity is over.
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WINNIPEG, April 29 — An expanding list of Canadian farm exports is hitting obstacles at Chinese ports, leaving sellers of soybeans, peas and pork scrambling amid a bitter diplomatic dispute.
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SYDNEY, April 29 — Calm settled over Asian currency markets today as Japan kicked off a week of holidays, giving investors an extra excuse to sit on their hands ahead of a Federal Reserve policy mee...
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OTTAWA, April 29 — Canadian and Japanese leaders on Sunday jointly trumpeted a rebooted Pacific trade pact that came into effect at the start of the year, without the United States.
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Privacy watchdogs are accusing Facebook Inc of “serious contraventions” of Canadian law in the Cambridge Analytica scandal.
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They are young, Western, and full of praise for Pakistan: Travel influencers have moved in on the “land of the pure”, but critics warn their rose-tinted filters are irresponsible and sell an inaccurate picture of the conservative, militancy-scarred country.
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KUALA LUMPUR: The following factors are likely to influence Malaysian palm oil futures and other vegetable oil markets .on Thursday April 25.
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TOKYO, April 24 — The US dollar hovered near a 22-month high against its peers today, after strong US housing data further eased concerns of a slowdown in the world's biggest economy.
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WASHINGTON, April 24 — The head of the largest US labour union said yesterday he opposes ratification of the new North American free trade pact, because he doubts Mexico will enforce labour reforms ...
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TOKYO: The dollar hovered near a 22-month high against its peers on Wednesday, after strong U.S. housing data further eased concerns of a slowdown in the world's biggest economy.
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NEW YORK, April 22 — The US dollar edged lower against a basket of currencies in thin holiday-impacted trading yesterday, while a jump in the price of oil on news Washington plans to tighten a clamp...
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PETALING JAYA: Tan Sri Michelle Yeoh (pic) is showing no signs of slowing down.
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HONG KONG: DCP Capital, co-founded by former KKR & Co Greater China head David Liu, said it has raised about $2.5 billion in its debut U.S. dollar and yuan funds, giving the private equity firm adequate firepower to invest in Greater China.
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When surprise hailstorms hit the 6,000 acres Trevor Scherman plants each year with peas, wheat, canola and lentils, his first move isn’t to his truck to assess the damage. These days, it’s to his iPad.
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WASHINGTON, April 15 — British finance minister Philip Hammond has fired the starting gun for the race to succeed Bank of England Governor Mark Carney, but concerns about Brexit may keep some potent...
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Canadian musician Jeremy Moyer loves to play traditional Chinese instruments.
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LONDON, April 9 — The Australian and Canadian dollars rose today, aided by a surge in oil prices to five-month highs that lifted most commodity-linked currencies.
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TOKYO, April 9 — The US dollar sagged today after weak US economic data while commodity-linked currencies such as the Canadian and Australian dollars drew support from an ongoing surge in crude oil ...
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FOR her CBC Massey Lectures in 2008, Canadian writer Margaret Atwood chose to talk about debt. The text, written in the first half of the year (and later published as Payback: Debt and the Shadow Side of Wealth), described how she’d noticed a lot more ads on public transportation for debt relief services. “Why are there so many of these ads? Is it because there are unprecedented numbers of people in debt? Very possibly,” she said.
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OSLO, April 5 — Norway’s sovereign wealth fund, the world’s largest, will streamline its US$300 billion (RM1.2 trillion) fixed-income portfolio by cutting emerging market bonds from the benchmar...