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Hundreds Protest Over Minimum Wage At Mcdonald's Stockholder Meeting

Hundreds of fast-food workers demanded wage increases as they marched outside McDonald's Corp (MCD.N) headquarters during the company's annual shareholder meeting on Wednesday.

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Aston Martin Roars Back Into Profit For The First Quarter

Aston Martin has posted a first-quarter profit for the first time in a decade, the sports car maker said.

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Asian Shares Firm, Dollar And U.S. Bond Yields Slip After Fed

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TOKYO: Asian shares eked out modest gains on Thursday while the dollar and U.S. bond yields slipped after the U.S. Federal Reserve signalled a cautious approach to future rate hikes and the reduction of its $4.5 trillion of bond holdings.

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Dollar On Back Foot After Fed Minutes, Euro Resumes Advance

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TOKYO: The dollar was on the defensive early on Thursday after minutes of the latest Federal Reserve policy meeting were not as hawkish as anticipated, while the euro edged back up towards a 6-1/2-month high.

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Partnership With Geely Will Relive Proton Glory - Johari

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PUTRAJAYA: The strategic business plans developed by DRB-HICOM Berhad (DRB-HICOM) and China's Zhejiang Geely Holdings Group. Co Ltd (Geely) will relive Proton''s glory, said Second Finance Minister Datuk Seri Johari Abdul Ghani.

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TH Plantations Bhd's Quarterly Result: Higher Revenue Possible This Year On Optimistic CPO Price

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KUALA LUMPUR: TH Plantations Bhd seems to be on track to achieve higher revenue upside for the financial year ending December 2017.

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LADA CEO Earns PATA Highest Individual Award

LANGKAWI: The Pacific-Asia Travel Association (PATA) has named Langkawi Development Authority (LADA) chief executive officer Datuk Azizan Noordin as the recipient of its Life Membership Award, the association's highest individual honour for significant leadership and invaluable dedication.

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CIMB's Profit Soars To A Record As Economy Strengthens

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KUALA LUMPUR: CIMB Group Holdings posted a 45 per cent jump in first-quarter profit to a record as Malaysia's second largest lender by assets made more profitable loans at home, boosted income from non-lending activities and took lower provisions.

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Robotic And Automation Industry Poised For Further Growth

KUALA LUMPUR - The demand for the robotic and automation industry in Malaysia continues to grow as the country is set to adopt automation and smart manufacturing concepts and technologies.

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BID-IT Assists Young Entrepreneurs To Use Digital Platform

KUALA LUMPUR -- SME Bank has launched the Business in Digital Programme (BID-IT) funding programme to assist young entrepreneurs aged between 20 and 35 to expand their small businesses and ventures into the digital and e-commerce platform.

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