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Comcast Backs Down In Fight For 21st Century Fox

Comcast has said it will no longer pursue a takeover of 21st Century Fox's film and television assets, leaving Disney as the sole bidder.

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Burberry Burns Bags, Clothes And Perfume Worth Millions

Burberry, the upmarket British fashion label, destroyed unsold clothes, accessories and perfume worth £28.6m last year to protect its brand.

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Former Barclays Traders Face Retrial In Euribor Rate-Rigging Case

The Serious Fraud Office is seeking a retrial of three former Barclays traders it has accused of plotting to rig a key global interest rate.

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Malaysia To Push For Aerospace Hub Of Southeast Asia

FARNBOROUGH: A smooth transition in the change of government and a stable economic and political landscape have ensured continued confidence in Malaysia as a country to invest in as it looks to accelerate its push as a hub for aerospace industry in the South East Asian region.

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Maybank Retains Malaysia Top Bank Brand Spot

KUALA LUMPUR: Malayan Banking Bhd (Maybank) has maintained its position as the top bank brand in Malaysia based on the 2018 Brand Finance Banking 500 Brand Value Report issued by global brand valuation and strategy consulting firm, Brand Finance.

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Govt Engages Truck Manufacturers On B10 Biodiesel Mandate

KUALA LUMPUR: The government is engaging with truck manufacturers on B10 bioiesel mandate before the planned implementation in the second half of 2019.

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AirAsia To Revive KL-Kuantan Route?

KUANTAN: Low-cost carrier AirAsia is gearing up to revive its Kuala Lumpur-Kuantan route, some seven years after suspending its services here.

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MATTA Welcomes Holistic Approach To Curb High Airfares

Datuk Tan Kok Liang.KUALA LUMPUR -- The Malaysian Association of Tour and Travel Agents (MATTA) has welcomed Transport Minister Anthony Loke's holistic approach of bringing domestic airfares under control not only during peak seasons but also throughout the year.

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LPPSA-MBSB Offers Housing Loans For Joint Applications

PUTRAJAYA -- The Public Sector Housing Financing Board (LPPSA) is extending its loan facilities to joint applications between civil servants and private sector staff, said its chief executive officer  Datuk Kamal Mohd Ali.

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Two Become One? Planemakers Work On Tech To Cut Pilot Numbers

Pic: ReutersFARNBOROUGH, ENGLAND/SINGAPORE: Airplane manufacturers are working to adapt jets to reduce the number of pilots needed for long-haul flights and to build new cockpits designed for a single aviator in order to ease a global pilot shortage and cut airline costs.

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