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Big Pharma, Big Data: Why Drugmakers Want Your Health Records

LONDON - Drugmakers are racing to scoop up patient health records and strike deals with technology companies as big data analytics start to unlock a trove of information about how medicines perform in the real world.

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AirAsia Contributed RM837b To Malaysia's GDP: Fernandes

KUALA LUMPUR: AirAsia Bhd group chief executive officer Tan Sri Tony Fernandes said the low-cost airline has contributed RM837 billion to Malaysia’s gross domestic product.

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Big Oil And Gas Players Seen Back On Assets Acquisition This Year

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KUALA LUMPUR: Assets acquisition in the oil and gas industry may continue this year as big players seek to increase their capital expenditure while oil prices are rebounding.

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Gas Supply Warning As Cold Snap Bites

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National Grid has warned it may not have enough gas to meet UK demand on Thursday, and has asked suppliers to provide more.

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Is Spotify Really Worth $23bn?

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Spotify, the world's biggest music streaming service, has filed paperwork to start trading its shares publicly on the New York Stock Exchange.

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Malaysia Awaits OECD On New Industries Taxation

Pic: BernamaPUTRAJAYA: Malaysia is looking forward to the introduction of a new tax system for new industries in Organisation for Economic Co-operation and Development (OECD) member countries, which is applicable to the country, said Second Finance Minister Datuk Seri Johari Abdul Ghani.

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Shell Warns Of Global LNG Shortage As Demand Surges

LONDON -- Anglo-Dutch oil major Shell has warned that by the middle of the next decade there may be shortages in the liquefied natural gas (LNG) market unless new investment is undertaken soon.

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First US Dollar Security Lists On Bursa Malaysia

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KUCHING: The Syariah-compliant MyETF Dow Jones US Titans 50 (MyETF-US50) exchange traded fund (ETF) debuted on Bursa Malaysia Securities Bhd (Bursa Securities) yesterday as Malaysia’s first US dollar denominated security to be listed on the domestic bourse.

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Microsoft To Buy Solar Power In Singapore In First Renewable Deal In Asia

Pic: ReutersSINGAPORE: Microsoft Corp said on Thursday it will buy solar power from the Sunseap Group in Singapore, the technology company’s first renewable energy deal in Asia.

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AirAsia Sells Aircraft Leasing Operations To BBAM

Filepic: BernamaKUALA LUMPUR: AirAsia Bhd's wholly-owned subsidiary, Asia Aviation Capital Ltd, will sell its aircraft leasing operations to BBAM Limited Partnership-managed entities for US$1.18 billion (US$1=RM3.9255), valuing the business at an enterprise valuation of US$2.85 billion.

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