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AirAsia's Cancer Campaign Awarded Silver For ‘Best CSR Communications’

KUALA LUMPUR -- AirAsia’s cancer awareness campaign, received the silver award for ‘Best CSR Communications' in Southeast Asia.

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Libya Seeks To Raise Oil Output To Over 1 Million Bpd By August

Mustafa Sanalla. Photo: AFP

TRIPOLI -- Libya's head of national oil corporation Mustafa Sanalla has said he expects the daily production of oil to rise to more than one million barrels per day (bpd) by August, China's Xinhua news agency.

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Myanmar Targets To Export 2 Million Tonnes Of Rice In Next Fiscal Year

YANGON -- The Myanmar government and private sectors are making efforts to export two million tonnes of rice in Fiscal Year 2017-2018, official media reported Friday, according to China's Xinhua news agency.

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Ethopian Airlines Adds New Destinations, Requested To Help Revive Nigerian Carrier

ADDIS ABABA -- Ethiopian Airlines, which has announced the addition of three new destinations to its route network, says it has been asked by the Nigerian government to help re-establish that country's national carrier which ceased operations in 2012.

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Petronas Installs Waste Heat Boilers For PIC Refinery

Pic: ReutersKUALA LUMPUR: Petroliam Nasional Bhd (Petronas) has installed two modularised waste heat boilers for its refinery, which is currently under construction at the Pengerang Integrated Complex (PIC).

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BOJ's Kuroda Says Won't Raise Bond Yield Targets Now

Pic: ReutersBank of Japan Governor Haruhiko Kuroda said on Friday he does not expect the central bank to raise its bond yield targets now, and will look at underlying trend inflation in guiding monetary policy.

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Canada Trade Agency Picks Singapore For Asia Gateway As TPP Flounders

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Canada's trade finance agency is launching its first global branch in Singapore as the country steps up efforts to boost business ties with Asia following the withdrawal of the United States from the Trans-Pacific Partnership (TPP) trade deal.

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Samsung Elec Signals No Holding Company Move For Now

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Samsung Electronics Co Ltd (005930.KS) said on Friday it will be difficult to adopt a holding company structure at this time, rejecting U.S. activist hedge fund Elliott Management's proposal and ruling out for now a long-anticipated succession move.

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South Korea Says Can't Rule Out U.S. Branding It A Currency Manipulator

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South Korea's finance minister said on Friday the possibility of the United States branding South Korea a currency manipulator could not be ruled out, if the United States changes its criteria.

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South Korea To Boost Communication With U.S., Examine China Measures: Finance Minister

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South Korea plans to actively explain Seoul's policies regarding trade and foreign exchange rates to the U.S. Donald Trump administration, the country's finance minister said on Friday.

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