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Asian markets head down with Fed rates set to rise more

Asian markets resumed their downtrend on Thursday as investors contemplated more interest rate hikes by the Federal Reserve, while Washington added to China-US frictions and Brexit negotiators struggle to find common ground.
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Asian markets head down with Fed rates set to rise more

Asian markets resumed their downtrend on Thursday as investors contemplated more interest rate hikes by the Federal Reserve, while Washington added to China-US frictions and Brexit negotiators struggle to find common ground.

Asian markets dive with Fed set for more rate hikes

Asian markets resumed their downtrend on Thursday as investors contemplated more interest rate hikes by the Federal Reserve, while Washington added to China-US frictions and Brexit negotiators struggle to find common ground.
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Asian markets dive with Fed set for more rate hikes

Asian markets resumed their downtrend on Thursday as investors contemplated more interest rate hikes by the Federal Reserve, while Washington added to China-US frictions and Brexit negotiators struggle to find common ground.

BSH unveils colour-changing Bosch Vario Style fridge-freezer

BSH, the German manufacturer of Bosch-brand home appliances, has marketed the Bosch Vario Style fridge-freezer with door panels than can be easily changed and come in 19 different colours.
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BSH unveils colour-changing Bosch Vario Style fridge-freezer

BSH, the German manufacturer of Bosch-brand home appliances, has marketed the Bosch Vario Style fridge-freezer with door panels than can be easily changed and come in 19 different colours.

KBank’s ‘Superior’ strategy a boon to online businesses

In response to the growing e-commerce trend, Kasikornbank (KBank) has adopted a strategy called “Change to Understand Online Sellers”.
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KBank’s ‘Superior’ strategy a boon to online businesses

In response to the growing e-commerce trend, Kasikornbank (KBank) has adopted a strategy called “Change to Understand Online Sellers”.

JD Sports to open first store in Thailand at Iconsiam

JD Sports will open its first store in Thailand on November 9 at Iconsiam, with a wide range of sports apparel including leading brands Nike, adidas, North Face and Vans.
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JD Sports to open first store in Thailand at Iconsiam

JD Sports will open its first store in Thailand on November 9 at Iconsiam, with a wide range of sports apparel including leading brands Nike, adidas, North Face and Vans.

China endorses Pakistan’s aid request to IMF

China on Monday endorsed Pakis­tan’s request to Interna­tional Monetary Fund (IMF) for financial assistance for addressing its economic challenges, but cautioned that the facility should not affect economic cooperation between Islamabad and Beijing
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China endorses Pakistan’s aid request to IMF

China on Monday endorsed Pakis­tan’s request to Interna­tional Monetary Fund (IMF) for financial assistance for addressing its economic challenges, but cautioned that the facility should not affect economic cooperation between Islamabad and Beijing.

'Calm before storm' as Asian stocks lack direction

Asian shares struggled for clear direction Tuesday following another volatile session on Wall Street, as a perfect storm of risks hovering over the global economy curbed investors' enthusiasm.
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'Calm before storm' as Asian stocks lack direction

Asian shares struggled for clear direction Tuesday following another volatile session on Wall Street, as a perfect storm of risks hovering over the global economy curbed investors' enthusiasm.

Microsoft co-founder Paul Allen dies of cancer: family

Billionaire Paul Allen, who founded US software giant Microsoft with Bill Gates in the 1970s, died Monday after his latest battle with cancer. He was 65.
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Microsoft co-founder Paul Allen dies of cancer: family

Billionaire Paul Allen, who founded US software giant Microsoft with Bill Gates in the 1970s, died Monday after his latest battle with cancer. He was 65.

Twin events set in push for Taichung tourism

Thai Vietjet Air will inaugurate its Bangkok-Taichung direct flights on November 3, on the same day as the opening of the 2018 Taichung World Flora Exposition in the Taiwanese city. The twin events aim to attract up to 8 million visitors, according to the Tou
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Twin events set in push for Taichung tourism

Thai Vietjet Air will inaugurate its Bangkok-Taichung direct flights on November 3, on the same day as the opening of the 2018 Taichung World Flora Exposition in the Taiwanese city. The twin events aim to attract up to 8 million visitors, according to the Tourism and Travel Bureau, Taichung City Government.

More Chinese heading to Central, Eastern Europe

A European Union initiative to attract more Chinese visitors is making «solid progress» with research showing more tourists are heading to Central and Eastern regions of Europe.
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More Chinese heading to Central, Eastern Europe

A European Union initiative to attract more Chinese visitors is making «solid progress» with research showing more tourists are heading to Central and Eastern regions of Europe.

'Window of opportunity narrowing' on global growth: IMF

The window of opportunity to keep global growth on track is «narrowing» amid trade disputes and emerging markets crises, the IMF said Saturday, and cautioned against currency wars as a US-China spat threatens to boil over.
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'Window of opportunity narrowing' on global growth: IMF

The window of opportunity to keep global growth on track is «narrowing» amid trade disputes and emerging markets crises, the IMF said Saturday, and cautioned against currency wars as a US-China spat threatens to boil over.

US-China trade row not a threat to world economy: Mnuchin

US Treasury Secretary Steven Mnuchin pushed back Saturday against warnings that Washington's trade fight with China imperils the world economy, saying that pushing Beijing to open up will be good for all.
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US-China trade row not a threat to world economy: Mnuchin

US Treasury Secretary Steven Mnuchin pushed back Saturday against warnings that Washington's trade fight with China imperils the world economy, saying that pushing Beijing to open up will be good for all.

IMF members pledge to avoid competitive currency devaluations

Economic chiefs from countries around the world - including China and the US, which have been warring over the falling yuan - pledged on Saturday (Oct 13) to refrain from competitive devaluations of their currencies.
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IMF members pledge to avoid competitive currency devaluations

Economic chiefs from countries around the world - including China and the US, which have been warring over the falling yuan - pledged on Saturday (Oct 13) to refrain from competitive devaluations of their currencies.

Stock losses muted in Asia after global rout

Asia's main stock markets traded lower Friday, but losses were relatively muted as investors took a breather after a global rout sparked by fears over higher US interest rates.
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Stock losses muted in Asia after global rout

Asia's main stock markets traded lower Friday, but losses were relatively muted as investors took a breather after a global rout sparked by fears over higher US interest rates.

'Winter is coming', Indonesian leader warns amid economic gloom

Indonesia's president Friday turned to blockbuster television show «Game of Thrones» to sound the alarm over global trade tensions at an economic conference, warning that «winter is coming.»
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'Winter is coming', Indonesian leader warns amid economic gloom

Indonesia's president Friday turned to blockbuster television show «Game of Thrones» to sound the alarm over global trade tensions at an economic conference, warning that «winter is coming.»

Who runs the (economic) world? It might soon be women

Who runs the world? It might soon be women as a crop of female economists join IMF chief Christine Lagarde in top positions at major financial bodies.
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Who runs the (economic) world? It might soon be women

Who runs the world? It might soon be women as a crop of female economists join IMF chief Christine Lagarde in top positions at major financial bodies.

Global stocks tumble after Trump 'crazy' Fed comment

Japanese stocks plunged by more than three percent Thursday following the worst session on Wall Street for months, as US President Donald Trump said the Federal Reserve had «gone crazy» with plans for higher interest rates.
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Global stocks tumble after Trump 'crazy' Fed comment

Japanese stocks plunged by more than three percent Thursday following the worst session on Wall Street for months, as US President Donald Trump said the Federal Reserve had «gone crazy» with plans for higher interest rates.

All Inspire to raise profile with deal

PROPERTY firm All Inspire Development Plc is aiming to have its Excel and Impression brands recognised among the top five for homebuyers within five years under a stepped-up focus on quality, the company's chief executive officer Thanakorn Thanawarith said ye
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All Inspire to raise profile with deal

PROPERTY firm All Inspire Development Plc is aiming to have its Excel and Impression brands recognised among the top five for homebuyers within five years under a stepped-up focus on quality, the company's chief executive officer Thanakorn Thanawarith said yesterday.

An economic nesting ground

Thailand is famous around the world for its much-prized bird’s nest. But businesses believe lack of legislative support is short-changing the country’s immense potential
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An economic nesting ground

Thailand is famous around the world for its much-prized bird’s nest. But businesses believe lack of legislative support is short-changing the country’s immense potential

US-China trade war sparks IMF global growth cut warning

The US-China trade war will hobble global growth, the International Monetary Fund warned Tuesday, cutting its forecast for this year and next and predicting that «everyone is going to suffer» from a clash between the world's two biggest economies.
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US-China trade war sparks IMF global growth cut warning

The US-China trade war will hobble global growth, the International Monetary Fund warned Tuesday, cutting its forecast for this year and next and predicting that «everyone is going to suffer» from a clash between the world's two biggest economies.

US unemployment falls to 48-year low in September

The US jobless rate tumbled in September to its lowest level since December 1969, even as job creation slowed, likely due in part to Hurricane Florence, the government reported Friday.
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US unemployment falls to 48-year low in September

The US jobless rate tumbled in September to its lowest level since December 1969, even as job creation slowed, likely due in part to Hurricane Florence, the government reported Friday.

Tesla's Musk mocks US agency just days after settling with it

Less than a week after settling fraud charges with the US Securities and Exchange Commission, Tesla Chief Executive Elon Musk on Thursday derided the agency on Twitter.
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Tesla's Musk mocks US agency just days after settling with it

Less than a week after settling fraud charges with the US Securities and Exchange Commission, Tesla Chief Executive Elon Musk on Thursday derided the agency on Twitter.

KPMG unveils tech approach

KPMG has partnered with UiPath, the enterprise Robotic Process Automation (RPA) software company, to provide RPA solutions to companies in Thailand with the aim of helping them to improve productivity and service quality.
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KPMG unveils tech approach

KPMG has partnered with UiPath, the enterprise Robotic Process Automation (RPA) software company, to provide RPA solutions to companies in Thailand with the aim of helping them to improve productivity and service quality.

Trade with ASEAN economies sees good progress

Cross-border e-commerce between China and ASEAN economies is surging, as more Chinese consumers are developing a taste for exotic food that are less commonly seen on tables and an ongoing need for online shopping.
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Trade with ASEAN economies sees good progress

Cross-border e-commerce between China and ASEAN economies is surging, as more Chinese consumers are developing a taste for exotic food that are less commonly seen on tables and an ongoing need for online shopping.

Dow, S&P 500 gain on US-Canada trade deal

Wall Street stocks finished mostly positive on Monday after the United States sealed a trade deal with Canada to replace the current North American Free Trade Agreement.
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Dow, S&P 500 gain on US-Canada trade deal

Wall Street stocks finished mostly positive on Monday after the United States sealed a trade deal with Canada to replace the current North American Free Trade Agreement.

US, Canada in last-minute NAFTA deal: media

Canadian and US negotiators reached a deal late Sunday on reforming the North American Free Trade Agreement (NAFTA), Canadian media reported, after more than a year of talks triggered by US President Donald Trump's discontent with the 24-year old pact.
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US, Canada in last-minute NAFTA deal: media

Canadian and US negotiators reached a deal late Sunday on reforming the North American Free Trade Agreement (NAFTA), Canadian media reported, after more than a year of talks triggered by US President Donald Trump's discontent with the 24-year old pact.

Naver, Kakao and KT vie to launch cryptocurrencies

Naver's Line messenger, which is strong in Thailand and Indonesia; Korean messenger giant Kakao and mobile carrier KT vie to launch cryptocurrencies
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Naver, Kakao and KT vie to launch cryptocurrencies

Naver's Line messenger, which is strong in Thailand and Indonesia; Korean messenger giant Kakao and mobile carrier KT vie to launch cryptocurrencies

Reskilling urged to shore up jobs as AI sweeps in

INTERVENTION by the government is needed as the labour market heads toward major job losses due to recent and future waves of technological innovation, a recent seminar has heard.
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Reskilling urged to shore up jobs as AI sweeps in

INTERVENTION by the government is needed as the labour market heads toward major job losses due to recent and future waves of technological innovation, a recent seminar has heard.