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ABCC Exchange announced today that a consortium of investors, led by its co-founder Calvin Cheng and Singaporean investor Eric Cheng, has acquired a controlling majority stake in the company.
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PETALING JAYA, Feb 18 — At a time when it needs support, Parti Pribumi Bersatu Malaysia (PPBM) has instead come under fire from its allies in the Pakatan Harapan (PH) government for accepting lawmak...
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NEW YORK, Feb 18 — The US-China trade war has dealt a glancing blow to American toys, hitting putty and arts and crafts items, while sparing superhero action figures, toy cars and most best-selling ...
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KUALA LUMPUR, Feb 18 — Shares on Bursa Malaysia opened higher due to better buying demand across-the-board as market sentiment was lifted by strong gains in US stocks.
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HULU LANGAT: Voters in the Semenyih state constituency warn that Pakatan Harapan’s (PH) performance in the upcoming by-election may be affected by its failure to fulfil election pledges and tackle i...
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PETALING JAYA: An academic says Putrajaya does not need to recognise the Unified Examination Certificate (UEC) in order to allocate funding for independent Chinese schools, following the call for the ...
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KUALA LUMPUR (THE STAR/ASIA NEWS NETWORK) - The stage is set for one of the biggest weddings of the year.
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MANILA: The Philippines’ tax agency is setting its sights on more than 50 companies operating online casinos catering to Chinese punters, and their thousands of Chinese workers.
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Five months. That’s how long it takes Country Garden Holdings Co to start selling apartments after acquiring land. A spate of fatal accidents forced the Chinese builder to slow things down a notch last year, but the pace of construction may pick up again when robots start plastering the walls.
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Four Malaysians, who were recently released from prison in Cambodia, learned a valuable lesson over accepting offers of well-paid jobs abroad via a smartphone app without stopping to think it may be a...
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Xiaomi has revealed camera details for the upcoming Mi 9 smartphone.
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KUCHING, Feb 17 — A syndicate, headed by a local mastermind, is believed to have scammed the 47 Malaysians who ended up in prison in Cambodia, a Sarawak minister said.
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KUALA LUMPUR, Feb 17 ― A high net foreign fund outflow of RM263.5 million was recorded between Monday to Thursday, a level last seen since the third week of December 2018, as investors recalibrated ...
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KUALA LUMPUR, Feb 17 ― The government should officially recognise the Unified Examination Certificate (UEC) if it insists on funding independent Chinese schools, argued Umno secretary-general Tan Sr...
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KUALA LUMPUR, Feb 17 — Umno secretary-general Tan Sri Annuar Musa said the party must treat the issues surrounding the Unified Examination Certificate (UEC) as a Malaysian problem instead of looking...
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KUALA LUMPUR: The Al-Muhsinin Mosque in Taman Danau Desa today hosted a Chinese New Year gathering, attended by the Chinese community living around the vicinity.
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PETALING JAYA: Former Umno president Najib Razak has urged party members to come to terms with the reality of being in the opposition, saying as it is no longer the government, it does not have a big ...
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KUALA LUMPUR, Feb 16 — The Al-Muhsinin Mosque in Taman Danau Desa here, today hosted a Chinese New Year gathering to celebrate alongside the Chinese community living around the vicinity.
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SAN FRANCISCO, Feb 16 — The Chinese company that has a stake in Fortnite developer Epic and developed PlayerUnknown’s Battlegrounds for mobile is understood to be in negotiations over the latest h...
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KUCHING: Sarawak is confident that the education ministry will carry on providing diesel supply to 21 Chinese and mission schools in the state.
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GEORGE TOWN: A Penang government official said the former penal island of Jerejak will remain as “Pulau Jerejak” as gazetted, not “Queens Island” as spotted in a developer’s brochure recentl...
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KUCHING, Feb 16 — Chief Minister Datuk Patinggi Abang Johari Openg today dismissed talk that the state will hold a snap election before the current term of the Sarawak State Assembly ends in 2021.
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SEMENYIH, Feb 16 — The Semenyih by-election is a four-cornered fight featuring incumbent Pakatan Harapan (PH), Barisan Nasional (BN), Parti Sosialis Malaysia (PSM) and one independent, where two can...
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Chinese ride-hailing giant Didi Chuxing is planning to take on US rival Uber in some of Latin America’s fastest-growing markets, recruiting managers in Chile, Peru, and Colombia, according to job po...
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Apple is finally allowed to sell its iPhone 7 and iPhones 8 series smartphones in Germany once again.
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Recently, there was a news report that a local theatre production named Love in Georgetown, under the direction of Fa Abdul, was cancelled after its premiere show due to protests from religious groups...
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TWO major divorces are in the making in March. The obvious one is Brexit, which officially occurs on March 29. The other is the deadline for the US-China trade negotiations on March 1, when US tariffs on US$200bil worth of Chinese imports will increase from 10% to 25%.
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Increasing unhappiness among Malay voters over the ruling Pakatan Harapan's (PH) performance could play a crucial role in an upcoming by-election in the Malay-majority seat of Semenyih next month, whe...
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KOTA KINABALU: Sabah Chief Minister Shafie Apdal today refused to answer questions on PPBM’s decision to spread its wings to Sabah.
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LONDON, Feb 15 — European shares recovered today after weak US and Chinese economic data earlier sent global equity markets into a dive.
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Alibaba has bought an 8% stake in Chinese online video sharing and entertainment service Bilibili for an undisclosed amount, state news agency Xinhua reported.
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The advent of 5G will enable innovations in artificial intelligence, the Internet of Things and big data.
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BRACE yourself: A growing number of hard-up Chinese borrowers are not making good on their debts.
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SHANGHAI, Feb 15 — Chinese ride-hailing leader Didi Chuxing will streamline operations and make cuts to non-core business units as it doubles down on safety after the murders of two passengers clobb...
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BEIJING, Feb 15 — Top US and Chinese trade negotiators had “productive meetings”, US Treasury Secretary Steven Mnuchin said in a tweet today, as the world’s largest economies wound down two da...
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Although China has strong hopes for autonomous driving and has beaten Apple in some areas, its leading company still lags behind Google’s self-driving unit Waymo in US engagement tests.
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Chinese ride-hailing giant Didi Chuxing will lay off 15 percent of its staff or about 2,000 employees this year, a source said.
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Indonesia will propose implementation of the Agreed Export Tonnage Scheme (AETS) in a meeting of the top three rubber-producing countries, a senior trade ministry official told reporters on Friday.
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PAKATAN HARAPAN (PH) has yet to mark its first anniversary in power.
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HONG KONG: Chinese investment in the U.S. biotechnology industry presents a risk to national security, potentially giving China’s government access to patient data that could be used to blackmail Americans, according to a report for a Congressional advisory commission.
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Alibaba Group said Thursday that its ecommerce retail platform Taobao bought 24 million shares of popular Chinese online video platform Bilibili, owning an 8 percent stake.
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Looking like a delegation of toasters from space, a generation of electrically powered, self-driving mail trucks will roll out of a suburban Detroit industrial park later this year. Their mission: revolutionise mail and package delivery.
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KUALA LUMPUR, Feb 15 — The ringgit opened slightly higher against the US dollar today backed by positive market sentiment and higher oil prices, said a dealer.
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KOTA KINABALU: Any move by PPBM to spread its wings to Sabah will leave local party Warisan in a dilemma as the Malay-Muslim Bumiputera communities may be more attracted to the Malay-based PPBM, an an...
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A MALAYSIAN of Chinese and Indian descent recently looked for a place to rent and ended up being discriminated because he was deemed not Chinese enough by the landlords.
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WASHINGTON, Feb 15 — High level US trade negotiators in Beijing will meet with Chinese President Xi Jinping, a top White House official confirmed yesterday.
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LONDON, Feb 15 — Global energy demand will surge by a third over the next two decades on advancing prosperity, but Indian demand growth will eclipse that of flagging giant China, Britain’s BP fore...
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NEW YORK: Prominent hedge fund managers sold out of Chinese technology stocks and dumped Silicon Valley giants like Apple Inc and Facebook Inc while global stock markets cratered during the fourth quarter, according to securities filings released on Thursday.
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The Chinese financial services giant controlled by billionaire Jack Ma bought London-based payments company WorldFirst in its biggest overseas deal since a US expansion was thwarted.
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Ecommerce platform Lazada Malaysia has announced the appointment of Leo Chow as its chief executive officer.  He will lead the company’s strategic development and growth in Malaysia and work close...
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STRASBOURG, Feb 14 — The European Parliament today gave its green light to new powers to screen foreign takeovers in Europe’s strategic sectors, amid concern about investment by China.
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KUALA LUMPUR, Feb 14 — The presence of long-established major electronic companies in Malaysia such as US-based Dell and Japan’s Sony and Panasonic will allow for easier transition for the local i...
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It is not funny anymore. GE14 raised hopes of a new progressive approach to developing the country.
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KUALA LUMPUR (Feb 14): Shares of Bursa Malaysia-listed oil and gas (O&G) stocks continued to be actively traded today, as Brent crude oil breached US$64 a barrel to rise to its highest level in nearly...
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The 20th of February must be a special day.
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China’s wallet app Alipay isn’t just big in its home nation – it also has 4 million users in the US.
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KUALA LUMPUR (Feb 14): Malaysian palm oil futures edged higher at the midday break on Thursday, in line to chart a first day of gains in five, on expectations of slowing February output in line with s...
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BEIJING: Chinese export growth unexpectedly rebounded in the first month of 2019, while imports fell, with companies trying to ship goods ahead of the Lunar New Year shutdown likely boosting the result.
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HONG KONG, Feb 14 — Hong Kong’s port, which once vied with rival Singapore for global dominance, has slipped out of the world’s top five busiest shipping container terminals for the first time, ...
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Chinese ride-hailing giant Didi Chuxing has invested US$100 million in hospitality chain Oyo Hotels & Homes.
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The number of paid subscriptions to streaming video services in China could exceed 300 million this year, according to a new report.
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Ride-hailing service Didi Chuxing, online food delivery platform Meituan Dianping as well as streaming services like Huya, Douyu and Kuaishou are facing challenges.
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As the Pakatan Harapan (PH) government draws closer to making a final determination on the East Coast Rail Link (ECRL), a campaign appears to be gathering momentum to pressure the government to revive...
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BEIJING, Feb 14 — US and Chinese negotiators kicked off two days of high-level trade talks in Beijing today hoping to resolve a festering dispute that has cast a shadow over financial markets and th...
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PETALING JAYA: Perak’s move to allow developers to release unsold properties under the Bumiputera quota within six months instead of two years has received mixed reactions from groups who differ ove...
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KUALA LUMPUR (Feb 14): The FBM KLCI ticked marginally higher in early trade today, against the backdrop of cautious regional markets.
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PARIS: (France will invest 700 million euros (RM3.2bil) over the next five years into projects to boost the European electric car battery industry and reduce its carmakers’ reliance on dominant Asia...
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WASHINGTON, Feb 14 — The steep trade tariffs President Donald Trump imposed last year brought an additional US$9 billion (RM36.6 billion) into the government’s coffers from October to December but...
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HONG KONG: The yuan is entering a critical period after posting its second-best monthly advance ever, with analysts sounding caution as a new round of China-US trade talks gets underway.
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Venture capital fund All-Stars Investment has raised US$500 million to expand its portfolio of startups.
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PUTRAJAYA: The government has set aside an allocation of RM50 million to be used by 815 registered tahfiz schools nationwide, for the purpose of upgrading and maintaining their buildings, according to...
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WARSAW, Feb 13 — Chinese tech giant Huawei is ready to face any extra security measures required to remain in the race to develop next-generation 5G networks in central and eastern Europe, Andy Purd...
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PUTRAJAYA: The government today unveiled an allocation of RM50 million to be used by 815 registered tahfiz schools to upgrade and maintain their buildings.
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Xiaomi will be announcing its new Mi 9 smartphone next week on the 20th February 2019.
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KUALA LUMPUR, Feb 13 — Xiaomi will be announcing its new Mi 9 smartphone next week on the 20th February 2019.
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Social media authors and corporate reviewers of official accounts self-censor while authorities clamp down on politically sensitive topics. Comments also silenced on #MeToo, gene-edited babies, health scandals and disgraced public figures.
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KUALA LUMPUR, Feb 13 — Communications and Multimedia Ministry secretary-general Datuk Mohd Ali Mohamad Nor today said that telecommunications giant Huawei is still in contention to be the first to s...
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PUTRAJAYA, Feb 13 — The government has set aside an allocation of RM50 million to be used by 815 registered tahfiz schools nationwide for the purpose of upgrading and maintenance of their buildings,...
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HONG KONG: Chinese shares jumped on Wednesday, rising for a fourth straight session, after U.S.President Donald Trump suggested the deadline for Beijing and Washington to strike a trade deal could be pushed back.
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With the Chinese economy slowing, concern has increased among Chinese policymakers about the outlook for employment, since ensuring a sufficient number of new jobs is seen as a necessary ingredient in...
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We are not sure what’s with 20 February, so we can’t help but wonder if there is something special about that date.
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Google’s exploratory work on a censored Chinese search engine, which last year sparked employee protests and questions in the US Congress, is stoking shareholder activism.
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SHANGHAI, Feb 13 — Chinese conglomerate Wanda Group has sold its department store chain to leading retailer Suning.com, in its latest move to downsize its wide-ranging operations after rapid diversi...
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KUALA LUMPUR, Feb 13 — PAS president Datuk Seri Hadi Awang said he is unperturbed by the taunts of Sarawak Report (SR) editor Clare Rewcastle-Brown whom he had sued for defamation before withdrawing...
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KUALA LUMPUR (Feb 13): Malaysian palm oil futures rose on Wednesday, in line to snap three sessions of declines, supported by strength in crude oil prices.
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BEIJING, Feb 13 — Chinese President Xi Jinping plans to meet with top US officials in Beijing this week, a report said today, as the world’s two biggest economies rush to patch up their trade diff...
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KUALA LUMPUR (Feb 13): Both the Malaysian and Chinese governments' handling of sensitive issues surrounding the proposed RM81 billion East Coast Rail Link (ECRL) project, which is a matter of great co...
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As we’ve seen with the Geely Boyue, the Bin Yue, Jia Ji and the FY11 to name a few, the Chinese are at the very forefront of all things automotive technology development.
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KUALA LUMPUR (Feb 13): Both the Malaysian and Chinese governments' handling of sensitive issues surrounding the proposed RM81 billion East Coast Rail Link (ECRL) project, which is a matter of great co...
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PHNOM PEHN: A spokesman for Banteay Meanchey Provincial Court yesterday said a judge is expected to conduct one-on-one interviews with 47 Malaysians accused of running an illegal gambling den and comm...
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SINGAPORE, Feb 13 — The dollar edged lower against its peers today, as rising expectations of a breakthrough in the trade impasse between United States and China led investors to put money into the ...
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NEW YORK, Feb 13 — Wall Street stocks jumped yesterday as President Donald Trump downplayed the chance of another government shutdown and said he could delay new tariffs on Chinese imports.
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BEIJING: Growth in China’s tourism revenue fell to its lowest level last year since the global financial crisis a decade ago, official data showed, highlighting growing risk in a fast-growing sector as Chinese consumers became more cautious.
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NEW YORK, Feb 12 — Wall Street rose today, fueled by a tentative deal reached by US lawmakers to avoid another partial government shutdown and optimism that the United States and China could reach a...
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FEB 12 — Just like everything else in newly-adult life, celebrating Chinese New Year as a financially independent working adult is slightly different than before.
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KUALA LUMPUR (Feb 12): New developments and international confidence in the Tun Razak Exchange (TRX) project will soon see people forgetting about its association with 1Malaysia Development Bhd (1M...
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Last year has been an incredible year for sub-brands.
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US Secretary of State Michael Pompeo has hinted that 'it may difficult' to partner with countries choosing to buy equipment from Huawei.
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PARIS, Feb 12 — French luxury group Kering still has plenty of spring in its step despite cutting loose sneaker brand Puma, with Gucci grabbing the financial glamour with a profit margin nearing 40 ...
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