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Uber Plans To Sell Southeast Asia Business To Grab: CNBC

SINGAPORE: Uber Technologies is preparing to sell its Southeast Asia ride-hailing business to Singapore-based Grab in return for a substantial stake in the company, CNBC reported, citing two sources familiar with the matter.

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Flight MH8008 In Good Flying Condition, Says Malaysia Airlines

PUTRAJAYA: Malaysia Airlines today dismissed claims that flight MH8008, from Kuala Lumpur to Jeddah, was experiencing technical issues.

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Malaysian Economy Healthier, Growth Broad-based, Says BNM

KUALA LUMPUR: Malaysia’s Gross Domestic Product (GDP) figures underscore a trend where the economy is becoming healthier, with growth becoming more broad-based across sectors amid a firm trajectory.

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Uber Introduces New Safety Features As It Fights To Retain London License

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LONDON - Taxi service Uber [UBER.L], battling to retain its license to operate in the British capital, said on Friday it would introduce new safety features, including 24-hour telephone support for riders and drivers.

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Airasia Advises Travellers To Self Check-In, Arrive Early, Ahead Of Chinese New Year

SEPANG: In light with the Chinese New Year festive season, AirAsia and AirAsia X have reminded passengers to arrive at the airport earlier than their scheduled departure time.

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Bursa's Benchmark Index At 1,900 Points At Year-End: MIDF Research

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KUALA LUMPUR: MIDF Research has reaffirmed its year-end target of Bursa Malaysia’s key index at 1,900 points, underpinned by continued corporate earnings growth this year.

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Malaysia Economy On Track To Reach RM2 Trillion By 2022

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PETALING JAYA: Malaysia’s economy is on track to grow to a size of RM2 trillion by 2022, based on the current and forecasted economic indicators, said Malaysia chief statistician Datuk Seri Dr Mohd Uzir Mahidin.

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MAHB’s January Passengers Grow According To Forecasts Thanks To Festive Travel

KUCHING: Malaysia Airports Holdings Bhd’s (MAHB) January 2018 passengers growth, including that of Istanbul’s Sabiha Gocken International Airport (ISG), has come in line with analysts’ forecasts thanks to seasonality factors.

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Amazon Says To Create 2,000 Jobs In France In 2018

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PARIS - U.S. online retail giant Amazon said on Thursday it will create 2,000 permanent contract positions this year in France, its largest market in Europe after Britain and Germany.

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Carillion: Canadian Firm BGIS Seeks Facilities Contracts

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Canadian firm BGIS is in talks to take on former Carillion facilities management contracts.

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