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Germany Says Up To U.S. To Avoid Damaging Trade Row Escalation

Pic: ReutersBERLIN: The European Union has reached out to the United States to talk about strengthening free and fair trade within the framework of the World Trade Organisation and it is up to Washington to respond, Germany’s economy minister said on Tuesday.

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Harry Potter Casts New Spell Over Bloomsbury Book Sales

Pic: ReutersHarry Potter special editions helped Bloomsbury’s revenue to its highest level since 2007, when the last of the original books came out, lifting the publisher’s shares to a 10-year high.

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Sony To Become World's No.1 Music Publisher With $2.3 Billion EMI Deal

Pic: ReutersTOKYO: Sony Corp said on Tuesday it would pay about $2.3 billion to gain control of EMI, becoming the world’s biggest music publisher in an industry that has found new life in streaming services.

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U.S., China Nearing Deal To Remove U.S. Sales Ban Against ZTE - Sources

Pic: ReutersBEIJING: Washington and Beijing are nearing a deal that would remove an existing U.S. order banning American companies from supplying Chinese telecommunications equipment maker ZTE Corp, two people briefed on the talks told Reuters.

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Acer Offers Six Per Cent Cashback Till End Of May

SUBANG JAYA -- Acer has announced a six per cent cashback on all purchases of its desktops, laptops, monitors and accessories.   

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Moody's: GST Removal Credit Negative Unless Offsetting Measures In Place

KUALA LUMPUR – International rating agency, Moody’s Investors Service expects the removal of the Goods and Services Tax (GST), will have a net negative effect on revenue unless the government announced specific measures that could cushion any shortfall.

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Sarawak SMEs Urged To Embrace Digitisation, E-Commerce

 

Datuk Seri Wong Soon Koh.SIBU – The small and medium enterprises (SMEs) in Sarawak have been urged to embrace digitisation and embark on e-commerce to unlock more business opportunities in the current digital world.

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Sony Buys Controlling Stake In EMI Record Label

Sony says it has agreed to buy a controlling stake in EMI Music Publishing for $2.3bn (£1.71bn) as it looks to boost its music portfolio.

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Oil Prices Rise On Worries Over Venezuelan Supply

SINGAPORE: Oil prices rose on Tuesday amid worries that Venezuela’s crude output could drop further following a disputed presidential election in the country and with potential sanctions on the OPEC-member.

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