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Great Wall Seeks To Double Vehicle Sales By 2025, Plans Electric Car Push

Pic: ReutersBEIJING: China’s Great Wall Motor Co Ltd aims to more than double its annual sales to 2 million vehicles by 2025, with roughly a third of those expected to be all-electric battery cars.

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Airbus Warns Of 3,700 Jobs At Risk

Pic: Airbus (Wings for the A400M military transport aircraft being delivered)

Airbus has said up to 3,700 jobs could go across its four "home" countries because of falling production rates of its A380 and A400M planes.

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Bitcoin Falls After SEC Warns Of 'Potentially Unlawful' Platforms

Pic: ReutersNEW YORK: Bitcoin fell to a 1-1/2 week low on Wednesday after the U.S. Securities and Exchange Commission warned of “potentially unlawful” systems that trade crypto-currencies, which investors may use with an unearned sense of safety.

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Apple Finds Supplier Problems As Its Audits Expand

Pic: ReutersApple Inc said on Wednesday that it had found violations of its labor and environmental policies for suppliers, such as falsifying work hours data, as it expanded the scope of its annual audit of conditions of workers making its iPhones and other products.

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Malaysia Records Higher Women's Participation In Senior Leadership - Grant Thornton

KUALA LUMPUR -- Eighty per cent of businesses in Malaysia now have at least one woman on their senior management team compared with the global average of 75 per cent, according to Grant Thornton International Ltd’s annual Women in Business Report.

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Topshop Ridiculed For Selling 'Vegan' T-Shirt With Recipe On Label That Includes Butter And Eggs

Topshop has been mocked for selling a “vegan” T-shirt with a recipe including eggs and butter on the label.

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Asian Shares Find Solace In Hopes Of Smaller Trump Tariff

TOKYO: Asian shares found relief on Thursday as fears about a global trade war amid U.S. President Donald Trump’s push to introduce protectionist tariffs were tempered by signs the move could include carve-outs for key partners.

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Trump Tariffs Would Barely Raise Boeing's Prices But Could Hurt Sales

NEW YORK: President Donald Trump’s plan to slap tariffs on imported steel and aluminum would barely budge the price of a Boeing Co jetliner or fighter plane, belying fears of a big blow to U.S. industry, aerospace analysts said.

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U.S. Trade Deficit Races To More Than Nine-Year High

WASHINGTON - The U.S. trade deficit increased to a more than nine-year high in January, with the shortfall with China widening sharply, suggesting that President Donald Trump’s “America First” trade policies aimed at eradicating the deficit will likely fail.

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DHL Set To Open Global Centre Of Excellence In Iskandar Malaysia

ISKANDAR PUTERI -- DHL, a global market leader in the logistics industry, is setting up a Global Centre of Excellence (GCOE) in Iskandar Malaysia - its first in the country.

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