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Brands Pull YouTube Ads Over Images Of Children

Pic: ReutersLONDON: Confectionery maker Mondelez, Lidl, Mars and other consumer goods producers have pulled advertising from YouTube after Britain’s Times newspaper found the video-sharing site was showing clips of scantily clad children alongside the ads of major brands.

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Uber To Disclose Price On SoftBank Deal Early Next Week: Sources

Pic: ReutersSAN FRANCISCO/NEW YORK: Uber Technologies Inc plans to move ahead with a deal to bring in Japanese technology company SoftBank Group Corp as a major investor by disclosing the pricing early next week in formal tender offers to the ride-hailing service’s investors, two people familiar with the plans said on Friday.

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MAHB Q3 Profit Rises To RM90.71 Mln

KUALA LUMPUR – Malaysia Airports Holdings Bhd’s (MAHB) profit before tax and zakat for the third quarter (Q3) ended Sept 30, 2017 rose to RM90.71 million from RM42.97 million in the corresponding period last year.

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MATRADE To Beef Up Business Activities Ahead Of Singapore's ASEAN Chairmanship

SINGAPORE –  The Malaysia External Trade Development Corporation (Matrade) will beef up business activities here as the republic takes over the chairmanship of the Association of Southeast Asian Nations (ASEAN) next year, says it Deputy Chief Executive Officer, Sharimahton Mat Saleh.

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Delivery Of All-New Myvi Hits 1,000 Units

KUALA LUMPUR – Perusahaan Otomobil Kedua Sdn Bhd (Perodua) has delivered 1,000 units of the all-new Myvi nationwide since its official launch on Nov 16, 2017, with the 1.5L variant making up the lion’s share of over 80 per cent.

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Hero Central-Raceroom Racing Experience Enter Into Joint Venture Agreement To Provide Thrilling Race Car Driving For Motorsport Enthusiasts In Malaysia

From Left – Daniel Ra, COO of US VR Global Inc and Klaus Wohlfarth, Founder/Managing Director of Raceroom

KUALA LUMPUR: HERO CENTRAL, US VR Global Inc’s launch pad to the emerging VR and AR market recently signed a joint venture agreement with Raceroom Racing Experience (R3E).

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Ringgit Opens Easier Versus Us Dollar

KUALA LUMPUR  -- The ringgit opened easier against the US dollar this morning as it entered a consolidation-mode after soaring over the past few days, a dealer said.

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Petronas Records Higher Earnings In 3Q17

Filepic: AsiaNikkeiKUALA LUMPUR: Petronas has recorded a higher profit after tax of RM10.0 billion in the third quarter ended Sept 30, 2017, from RM6.1 billion in the same period last year.

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New Zealand Trade Deficit Narrows Despite Imports At Record High

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WELLINGTON: New Zealand’s trade deficit narrowed in October as dairy and lamb shipments fueled a jump in exports, despite imports hitting a record high.

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Asian Shares Off 10-Year Peak, Eyes On China Markets

TOKYO: Asian shares hovered below their 10-year peak on Friday while investors viewed Chinese shares with caution after their big fall the previous day.

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