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Agriculture Ministry Targets Contributing Five Pct To GDP By 2025

KUALA TERENGGANU – Come 2025, the Agriculture and Agro-based Industry Ministry is targeting to contribute five per cent to the nation's Gross Domestic Product (GDP) via the agro-food sector.

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Turkish Airlines To Purchase 40 Boeing 787-9

CHICAGO, Sept 23 -- Boeing announced on its website on Thursday that Turkish Airlines intended to purchase 40 Boeing 787-9 Dreamliners, China's Xinhua news agency reported.

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AirAsia Throws A 50 Per Cent Off Bonanza For Flights To Indonesia

SEPANG: AirAsia is offering an exclusive deal of up to 50 per cent* off flights to Indonesia at the Wonderful Indonesia AirAsia Travel Fair 2017.

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Shares In HTC Rise 9.96 Percent On Google's Pixel Buyout

Pic: ReutersTAIPEI: Shares in Taiwanese technology company HTC Corp rose 9.96 pct in early trading on Friday.

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Apple's iPhone 8 Sees Muted Launch In Asia

Pic: ReutersSYDNEY/TOKYO: Apple Inc’s launch of iPhone 8 kicked off in a less lively mood in Asia, versus previous debuts, as fans held out for the premium iPhone X due out in early November.

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Oil Prices Steady Ahead Of OPEC Meeting On Supply Cut Extension

SEOUL: Oil prices held steady in early Asian trade on Friday as the market waited to see whether major oil producers would extend supply cuts beyond March at a meeting in Vienna later in the day.

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Volvo Rolls Out Compact SUV In Latest Upmarket Move Under Geely

Pic: ReutersMILAN: Volvo Cars showed off its first compact SUV on Thursday with the launch of its XC40 model, the latest in a sweeping overhaul of the carmaker’s line-up under Chinese ownership.

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EPF's Overseas Investments Show Positive Figures

SHAH ALAM: The Employees Provident Fund's (EPF) overseas investments have shown positive figures with contributors receiving high returns, said Finance Ministry Strategic Communications Director Datuk Lokman Noor Adam.

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China's Baidu Launches $1.5 Billion Autonomous Driving Fund

Pic: ReutersBEIJING: Chinese search engine Baidu Inc announced a 10 billion yuan ($1.52 billion) autonomous driving fund on Thursday as part of a wider plan to speed up its technical development and compete with U.S. rivals.

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Turkish Economy Projected To Finish In World's Top 3

Nihat Zeybekci.

NEW YORK -- Turkey is expected to place in the top three among all economies around the world, Economy Minister Nihat Zeybekci said Wednesday, Turkey's Anadolu Agency (AA) reported.

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