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LONDON: The world’s headlong dash to zero or negative interest rates just passed another milestone: A bank in Denmark is paying homebuyers to take out mortgages.
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TOKYO, Aug 19 — Asian stocks rose today as hopes of more stimulus from central banks around the world and steps being taken by major economies such as Germany and China soothed investors’ fears of...
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NEW YORK: Treasuries investors are casting a wary eye abroad after a barrage of sloppy overseas data roiled the world’s biggest bond market.
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Britain will face shortages of fuel, food and medicine if it leaves the European Union without a transition deal, jamming ports and requiring a hard border in Ireland, official government documents le...
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LONDON, Aug 18 — Britain will face shortages of fuel, food and medicine if it leaves the European Union without a transition deal, jamming ports and requiring a hard border in Ireland, official gove...
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FRANKFURT: Car rental company Nextmove has walked away from a 5 million euros (RM23.2mil) order for 85 Tesla Model 3 electric vehicles following a dispute over how to fix quality issues, the German co...
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KUNDASANG: Sabah is seeking a German expert for a Rhino captive breeding programme to be jointly undertaken with Indonesia, said state Tourism, Culture and Environment Minister Datuk Christina Liew.
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The range of smart home devices is large. The problem can be getting them to work together.
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NEW YORK, Aug 17 — Global stock markets rose yesterday as investors put economic growth fears and trade jitters to one side, deciding that they had had enough drama and losses for one week.
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WHILE we are fixated by economic data points, earnings reporting season, daily movement of the bond, equity, forex and commodities markets, trade and currency war, the most important element of the market’s future direction is, in actual fact, investors’ sentiment.
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NEW YORK, Aug 17 — US stocks rebounded yesterday as an ebbing bond rally and news of potential German economic stimulus brought buyers back to the equities market, closing the book on a tumultuous w...
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NEW YORK, Aug 17 — US and European stocks surged on Friday on expectations the European Central Bank will cut interest rates but the dollar pared gains against the euro after a report said the Germa...
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NEW YORK: U.S. stocks rebounded on Friday as an ebbing bond rally and news of potential German economic stimulus brought buyers back to the equities market, closing the book on a tumultuous week.
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WOLFSBURG: Volkswagen hopes to set off a new trend towards open-air motoring for the masses with a neat drophead version of the funky T-Roc crossover.
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Audi’s fourth generation flagship saloon, the A8 L 3.0 TSFI quattro is now officially available in Malaysia at a price of RM 879,900.
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LONDON, Aug 15 — World shares held at 2-1/2-month lows today and Wall Street was set for a firmer open as investors bet the US Federal Reserve and other central banks would respond strongly to reces...
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BERLIN: The brand-new Land Rover Defender is set to touch down at the 2019 Frankfurt car show, but a replacement for its more comfy mud-plugging sibling, the Discovery, is still not in sight.
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BERLIN: The new hardcore Pagani Huayra hypercar is one of the most expensive cars in the world, but for spare parts, even millionaires will need to dig deep into their pockets, reports the German moto...
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After it’s global introduction at the tail end of 2018, the McLaren 720S Spider is now in Malaysia.
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NEW YORK, Aug 15 — Equity markets tanked and oil prices fell sharply yesterday after a closely watched bond indicator pointed to the growing risk of a US recession that was heightened by data showin...
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NEW YORK: Equity markets tanked and oil prices fell sharply on Wednesday after a closely watched bond indicator pointed to the growing risk of a U.S. recession that was heightened by data showing Germany's economy in contraction and China's worsening.
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NEW YORK, Aug 14 — Wall Street stocks were back in sell-off mode early today as weak economic data from China and Germany and a key US Treasury benchmark exacerbated global recession fears.
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Why exactly is a German metalworkers union teaming up with YouTubers to take on Google?
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Jaguar’s first all-electric vehicle, the I-Pace, has surfaced on the Malaysian distributor’s website.
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LONDON, Aug 13 — The Japanese yen remained near seven-month highs today and the US dollar supported, as investors unnerved by the Sino-US trade war, protests in Hong Kong and a crash in Argentina’...
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FRANKFURT, Aug 13 — German investor confidence hit its lowest ebb in almost eight years in August, a survey by the ZEW institute showed today, sapped by trade and currency wars and the threat of a n...
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LONDON, Aug 13 — Share markets fell for a third straight day today as fears about a drawn out global trade war, protests in Hong Kong and a crash in Argentina’s peso currency kept investors huddle...
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BERLIN, Aug 13 — European shares fell today, as negative news from around the globe including Italy and Argentina’s political uncertainty and persistent unrest in Hong Kong, compelled investors to...
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Alphabet unit Google could face more regulatory heat in Europe after 23 online job search websites urged EU antitrust regulators to act against the company for allegedly using its market power to favour its job search unit.
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SMALL and medium-sized companies with high revenue growth in the period between 2015-2018 currently have the chance to apply for inclusion in the ranking Malaysia’s Growth Champions.
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NEW YORK, Aug 12 — Nandita Iyer landed in New York from Bombay without knowing anyone, but she didn’t want to live alone in a “sketchy studio.” So instead she opted for a room in a “coliving...
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BERLIN, Aug 12 — German exports to Iran fell by nearly half in the first six months of 2019, data showed today, suggesting companies are scaling back business ties with Tehran to avoid trouble with ...
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VIENNA, Aug 12 — Shares in Osram soared after Austrian sensor maker AMS triggered a bidding war for the German lighting group, saying it was ready to trump Bain and Carlyle with a cash offer valuing...
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Gold prices held steady in holiday-thinned trade on Monday, trading near the psychological $1,500 level, as uncertainties around the Sino-U.S. trade war and concerns about slowing global economic growth offered support.
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SHANGHAI, Aug 12 — Asian shares fell this morning, while gold prices held firm as investors worried a prolonged Sino-US trade war could tip the world and US economies into recession.
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SHANGHAI: Asian shares fell on Monday morning, while gold prices held firm as investors worried a prolonged Sino-U.S. trade war could tip the world and U.S. economies into recession.
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FRANKFURT: The head of Chancellor Angela Merkel’s party said Germany doesn’t need deficit spending to combat climate change, though incentives to reduce carbon emissions should be overhauled.
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VIENNA: Austrian sensor specialist AMS triggered a bidding war for Osram on Sunday, saying it was ready to pay $3.8 billion for the German lighting group's shares, 10% more than finance investors Bain Capital and Carlyle have already offered.
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Fears of a major downturn in euro zone powerhouse Germany grew this week following "scary" industrial output figures for June and reports due over the coming week that will hold those concerns up to the light.
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WASHINGTON, Aug 11 — China is unlikely to face serious consequences from the Trump administration’s decision to label it a currency manipulator given the apparent lack of G7 and IMF support for th...
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Germany will partially suspend funds sent to Brazil to finance projects aimed at preserving the Amazon forest due to increasing deforestation, Brazilian newspaper Folha de S.Paulo reported on Saturday...
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The Education Ministry under Maszlee Malik (photo, above) has been bogged down by one controversy after another, ranging from black shoes to matriculation and most recently the khat issue, but compreh...
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FRANKFURT, Aug 9 — Kenneth Feinberg, the court-appointed mediator between chemical and pharma giant Bayer and thousands of plaintiffs claiming the herbicide glyphosate gave them cancer, today denied...
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LONDON, Aug 9 — Bayer shares soared as much as 11 per cent today on a report that the German company has proposed to pay up to US$8 billion (RM32 billion) to settle more than 18,000 US lawsuits rela...
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The Education Ministry's failure to consult stakeholders had led to suspicion and objections over the implementation of "seni khat" lessons for vernacular schools, said DAP secretary-general Lim Guan ...
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KUALA LUMPUR, August 9 — DAP's Lim Guan Eng has blamed misleading news reports and a lack of consultation by the Education Ministry with stakeholders as reasons behind the public furore over khat le...
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PETALING JAYA: DAP secretary-general Lim Guan Eng today said the outrage among non-Malays over the education ministry’s move to teach the khat calligraphy to Year 4 students in vernacular schools sh...
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LONDON, Aug 8 — European shares rose for a second day today, as investors took heart from a stronger-than-expected rebound in Chinese exports and steadying of the yuan after a week of turmoil sparke...
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BERLIN: A new road safety device which creates an artificial hole in the road when a driver exceeds the speed limit is making its way onto roads around the world.
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BEIJING: China’s Great Wall Motor on Wednesday said that its joint venture with BMW faced regulatory uncertainties as both companies pledged to proceed with plans for developing a low-cost electric ...
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FRANKFURT AM MAIN, Aug 8 — German sportswear maker Adidas said today its strong growth continued into the second quarter, seeing its biggest problems in overcoming bottlenecks in its supply chain.
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HONG KONG, Aug 8 — Asian markets rose today on bargain-hunting by investors following a week of heavy losses due to anxiety over the deepening US-China trade war.
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NEW YORK, Aug 8 — Plunging bond yields jolted global markets yesterday as interest rate cuts by three central banks and grim German economic data underscored worries about a weakening global economy...
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If you’ve not been watching Formula 1, well, you should reconsider.
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BERLIN, Aug 7 ― German industrial output fell more than expected in June, driven by weaker production of intermediate and capital goods, adding to signs that Europe's biggest economy contracted in t...
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FRANKFURT, Aug 7 ― German companies Bayer and Lanxess announced yesterday the sale of their chemicals firm Currenta to Macquarie Infrastructure and Real Assets in Australia for €3.5 billion (RM16....
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FRANKFURT, Aug 7 ― European shares finished lower yesterday weighed down by trade worries as support from upbeat German data and China stepping in to stabilise its currency proved to be temporary.
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MUNICH: Proposals to make speed limiters mandatory in cars and impose speed limits on Germany's autobahn network have triggered debates in the country.
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MARAN: Oil palm smallholders should not worry about being pursued by the Inland Revenue Board (IRB) just because they have obtained Malaysian Sustainable Palm Oil (MSPO) certification.
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LONDON, Aug 5 — Supermarket giant Tesco said today it is to axe about 4,500 jobs across its city-centre UK stores to slash costs.
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MARAN, Aug 5 — Oil palm smallholders should not worry about being pursued by the Inland Revenue Board (IRB) just because they have obtained Malaysian Sustainable Palm Oil (MSPO) certification.
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Plein is not backing down despite Ferrari's demand.
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LONDON, Aug 5 — Dutch 30-year government bond yields turned negative for the first time today as euro zone yields sank further amid an escalation of the US-China trade and currency war and concerns ...
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FRANKFURT, Aug 2 — A German data protection official has convinced Google to stop human workers from listening to audio recorded by its digital assistant across the EU, after a leak showed staff cou...
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FRANKFURT AM MAIN, Aug 2 — German insurer Allianz today reported rising profits in the second quarter thank to a windfall in its life insurance arm, allowing it to confirm its outlook for the full y...
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NEW DELHI, Aug 2 — Indian investigators have launched a criminal probe into millions of dollars paid by a Rolls Royce energy firm to an intermediary in connection with deals with state-owned firms i...
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PUTRAJAYA: Tun Dr Mahathir Mohamad said the international chambers of commerce he engaged in a session on workforce and talent today has suggested that Malaysia’s education system should also focus ...
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LONDON, Aug 1 — European shares recovered from early losses on today as a solid batch of bank earnings outweighed the impact of falling expectations of US interest rate cuts and a slump in Shell sha...
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Dr Mahathir Mohamad said the international chambers of commerce he engaged in a session on workforce and talent today have suggested that Malaysia's education system should also focus on industrial ne...
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FRANKFURT, Aug 1 ― German high-end carmaker BMW today reported slumping second quarter profits, with pricey investment in electric cars sapping the bottom line, but it remained confident of hitting ...
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Prime Minister Tun Dr Mahathir Mohamad speaking during a press conference after chairing the a round-table session with 30 representatives from 20 foreign chambers of commerce on “Empowering Malaysi...
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We’re used to hearing about quality caviar being from imported brands, but a local brand named T’lur Caviar has recently risen to the challenge of proving that Malaysia too is capable of producing...
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MUENSTER (Germany): It's long been said that the special design of protective clothing for motorcyclists will reduce the risk of a fatal injury in the case of a motorcycle accident.
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MUNICH: German prosecutors said today they had filed charges against former Audi chief executive Rupert Stadler (pic), who is being investigated over his role in Volkswagen’s emissions test cheating...
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JERUSALEM (July 30): Pay-TV software maker Synamedia, supplier to Comcast's Sky and AT&T's Direct TV, believes the pay-TV market will continue to grow despite the rise of streaming services such as Ne...
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FRANKFURT AM MAIN, July 30 — One year after taking over US seeds and pesticides maker Monsanto in a US$63 billion gamble, the payoff for German chemicals and pharmaceuticals giant Bayer remains in q...
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KUALA LUMPUR (July 30): PRG Holdings Bhd, through its 54.19%-owned subsidiary Furniweb Holdings Ltd, has opened a Philipp Plein outlet in Bangkok, Thailand, marking its first venture into Thailand’s...
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KUALA LUMPUR (July 30): PRG Holdings Bhd, through its 54.19%-owned subsidiary Furniweb Holdings Ltd, has opened a Philipp Plein outlet in Bangkok, Thailand, marking its first venture into Thailand’s...
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FRANKFURT, July 30 ― Europe's top court ruled yesterday that online retailers must warn web users that they send personal data to Facebook through the “like” button.
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PETALING JAYA: The BMW i3s finally has a competitor with the advent of the Nissan LEAF, so how does this German fair against its new Japanese rival on paper?
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LONDON, July 29 — Amsterdam-based online food delivery firm Takeaway.com has agreed to buy Just Eat in an all-share deal valuing the combined group, which will be one of the sector’s largest, at a...
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For revellers at one Prague megaclub, gone are the days of being squashed at the bar waiting to get a watered-down cocktail.
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Penang has done it again. Just as it has with Intel, Dell, HP, Agilent, Bosch, Motorola and a host of other global companies, Siemens is the latest global company to recognize the capabilities of its ...
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KUALA LUMPUR: The well-being of Malaysians in general is under threat from the growing numbers of urban and educated people savvy in the use of social media to oppose compulsory vaccinations for child...
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Renowned for exceptional handling, safety and comfort, BMW pushes the boundaries with a slew of sleek, tech-extra features
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NEW YORK, July 28 — Next up from the developer of cult hits VVVVVV and Super Hexagon is a game in which walking dice battle vampire vacuum cleaners, sword-swinging frogs, and mean ol’ snowmen in a...
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A powerful symbol of German division, Checkpoint Charlie was a point of crossing between Berlin's divided East and West.
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NEW YORK, July 26 — The dollar held near two-month highs on today and looked set for a second straight weekly gain, as the market awaited US gross domestic product numbers for the second quarter.
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BERLIN: Yellow-tinted glasses, sometimes called night driving glasses, are a big no for drivers, say road safety experts.
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TOKYO, July 26 ― Asian share prices opened a tad lower today on mixed US earnings reports and the euro held above two-year lows struck overnight after the European Central Bank held interest rates s...
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TOKYO: Asian share prices opened a tad lower on Friday on mixed U.S. earnings reports and the euro held above two-year lows struck overnight after the European Central Bank held interest rates steady, though officials said a cut was certain in September.
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FRANKFURT, July 26 ― European stock markets turned into a sea of red yesterday after the European Central Bank signalled monetary policy easing ahead, but disappointed investors who sought more clar...
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PETALING JAYA: BMW is already charging all sorts of subscription fees for its various ConnectedDrive services.
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LONDON, July 25 — European stock markets hit a one year high today, as strong reports from drugmaker Roche, brewer AB Inbev and luxury goods house LVMH stood out in a torrent of earnings, ahead of a...
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General Motors Co's self-driving unit, Cruise, said on July 24 it was delaying the commercial deployment of cars past its target of 2019 as more testing of the vehicles was required.
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German blue-chip companies BASF, Siemens, Henkel along with a host of others said on Wednesday they had been victims of cyberattacks.
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MUNICH: The BMW iNext is the first vehicle in the partially-autonomous series being developed by the German manufacturer, which is why its new steering wheel has been specially designed to switch betw...
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FRANKFURT: Deutsche Bank said on Wednesday the German lender posted a larger-than-forecast loss of 3.15 billion euros (US$3.51 billion) in the second quarter due to major restructuring costs.
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FRANKFURT, July 24 — Germany’s biggest lender Deutsche Bank today reported a net loss of €3.2 billion (RM14.6 billion) in the second quarter, as the troubled financial giant lurched into its lat...
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KUALA LUMPUR, July 24 — Malaysia Airlines Berhad officially introduced its MHHolidays service today and is targeting for the integrated travel marketplace to increase its ancillary revenue by up to ...