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Murdoch's New Sky Bid Should Be Probed Says Former UK Minister

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Rupert Murdoch's new takeover approach for British pay-TV firm Sky should be investigated by the UK's competition authorities, according to the former minister who referred the tycoon's previous bid.

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Johor Heritage Village Ecotourism Shift Pulling In Visitors

Pic: BernamaJust outside the hustle and bustle of this city is the quaint and tranquil fishing village of Kampung Sungai Melayu. Nestled within a mangrove sanctuary that boasts a diverse ecosystem of flora and fauna, this 120-year-old village's ecotourism appeal is finally being noticed by Malaysians and tourists alike.

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Saudis Order Oil Cuts To U.S., Europe Before Non-OPEC Talks

Pic: ReutersVIENNA: Saudi Arabia has told its U.S. and European customers it will reduce oil deliveries from January, as Russia said it was confident non-OPEC producers would fully join OPEC's output limits on Saturday in the first such move since 2001.

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Samsung, Maybank Introduce Samsung Pay In Malaysia

KUALA LUMPUR: Samsung Malaysia Electronics and Maybank have collaborated to introduce the Samsung Pay contactless mobile payment service, beginning with an open beta service in Malaysia exclusively for Maybank cardholders.

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Malaysia On Right Track In Sustainable Development: Najib

Pic: BernamaKUALA LUMPUR: Malaysia has taken important steps to develop the global expertise needed to move it forward in sustainable development, said Prime Minister Datuk Seri Najib Abdul Razak.

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Wife Of Billionaire Pimco Co-Founder Bill Gross Files For Divorce

CHICAGO: The wife of Pacific Investment Management Co co-founder Bill Gross is seeking a divorce after 31 years of marriage.

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ECB Rejects Monte Paschi’s Request For More Time To Raise Cash: Source

MILAN: The European Central Bank has rejected a request by Italy’s Monte dei Paschi di Siena (BMPS.MI) for more time to raise capital, a source said on Friday, a decision that piles pressure on the Rome government to bail out the lender.

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U.S. Agency Concerned About Destroyed, Lost Phones In VW Probe

WASHINGTON: A U.S. agency involved in settlement talks with Volkswagen AG (VOWG_p.DE) over its diesel emissions scandal has raised concerns about nearly two dozen mobile phones destroyed or lost by the German carmaker.

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Oil Edges Up About 1 Pct On Optimism Over Non-OPEC Output Cuts

NEW YORK: Oil prices rose about 1 percent on Friday on hopes that non-OPEC producers meeting in Vienna over the weekend would agree to output restrictions following limits OPEC announced last week to curb an oil glut.

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Petronas Confirms Mexico Deepwater Blocks Award

KUALA LUMPUR: Petronas on Friday confirmed that its consortiums have been awarded two blocks in Mexico’s deep water oil and gas blocks auction.

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