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LAST_UPDATESun, 22 Jul 2018 3pm

3 Options To Lower ECRL's Price Tag

KUALA LUMPUR: There is a possibility the 688km East Coast Rail Link (ECRL) that runs from Pengkalan Kubor in Kelantan to Port Klang, Selangor will run on a single-track and single formation, instead of single track-double formation originally planned.

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AirAsia CEO Tony Fernandes, Others Booked By CBI

Pic: Times of India

NEW DELHI: The CBI has booked Group CEO of Air Asia Tony Fernandes for allegedly trying to manipulate government policies through corrupt means to get international licence for its Indian venture Air Asia India Limited, officials said on Tuesday.

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Worsening Italian Crisis Batters Financial Markets

Pic: ReutersTOKYO: Asian shares looked set for a sharp fall on Wednesday as Italy’s political crisis provoked a sell-off on Wall Street, sent the euro to a 10-month low and spiked borrowing costs for the government in Rome.

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Starbucks Shuts 8,000 Stores For Anti-Bias Training

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Black leaders who are advising Starbucks Corp (SBUX.O) on its anti-bias training program, which begins Tuesday, hope it will reinvigorate decades-old efforts to ensure minorities get equal treatment in restaurants and stores, setting an example for other corporations.

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U.S. To Continue Trade Actions Against China: White House

WASHINGTON  - The United States said on Tuesday that it still holds the threat of imposing tariffs on $50 billion of imports from China and will use it unless Beijing addresses the issue of theft of American intellectual property.

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Indian Probe Agency Files Case Against Tony Fernandes

NEW DELHI -- India's Central Bureau of Investigation (CBI) has filed a case against Air Asia Group Chief Executive Tony Fernandes over alleged violation of rules in seeking international flying permits, Indian media reported.

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Apple Said To Have Chosen OLED For New iPhones; Japan Display Shares Plunge

Pic: ReutersTOKYO/SEOUL: Apple Inc has decided to use OLED screens in all three new iPhone models planned for next year, according to South Korea’s Electronic Times - a report that sent shares in Japan Display tumbling 10 percent.

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U.S. And China Clash Over 'Technology Transfer' At WTO

Pic: ReutersGENEVA: Chinese and U.S. envoys sparred at the World Trade Organization on Monday over U.S. President Donald Trump’s claims that China steals American ideas, the subject of two lawsuits and a White House plan to slap huge punitive tariffs on Chinese goods.

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EU Proposes Ban On Straws And Other Single-Use Plastics

The European Union is proposing a ban on single-use plastics to help protect marine life.

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Irwan Serigar No Longer Member Of BNM Board

KUALA LUMPUR: Former Treasury secretary-general Tan Sri Dr Mohd Irwan Serigar Abdullah is no longer a member of Bank Negara Malaysia (BNM) board of directors.

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