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Trump administration weighs slapping tariffs on auto imports

The US Commerce Department said Wednesday it launched an inquiry that could allow the Trump administration to impose tariffs on auto imports over national security concerns.
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Trump administration weighs slapping tariffs on auto imports

The US Commerce Department said Wednesday it launched an inquiry that could allow the Trump administration to impose tariffs on auto imports over national security concerns.

Global stocks fall on new Trump trade worries, North Korea

Stock markets fell Thursday, hit by concerns over a new transatlantic trade conflict as the US mulls tariffs on car imports and the decision by US President Donald Trump to call off a planned summit with North Korea.
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Global stocks fall on new Trump trade worries, North Korea

Stock markets fell Thursday, hit by concerns over a new transatlantic trade conflict as the US mulls tariffs on car imports and the decision by US President Donald Trump to call off a planned summit with North Korea.

US Congress passes big rollback of post-crisis bank reforms

US lawmakers passed Tuesday the first major rollback of banking regulations enacted after the financial crisis that were aimed at protecting taxpayers from fresh economic trauma and new bank bailouts.
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US Congress passes big rollback of post-crisis bank reforms

US lawmakers passed Tuesday the first major rollback of banking regulations enacted after the financial crisis that were aimed at protecting taxpayers from fresh economic trauma and new bank bailouts.

ThaiBev launches ‘borderless trade’ system

A new application is at the centre of ThaiBev Group’s 2020 vision core strategy to strengthening sales and distribution. At the recent ICT Excellence Awards 2018, Thai Beverage Plc was recognized for its new Van Sales and Merchandising System (VSMS), un
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ThaiBev launches ‘borderless trade’ system

A new application is at the centre of ThaiBev Group’s 2020 vision core strategy to strengthening sales and distribution. At the recent ICT Excellence Awards 2018, Thai Beverage Plc was recognized for its new Van Sales and Merchandising System (VSMS), under the Core Process Improvement Project category.

HP ‘rescues’ homework with Disney themes

HP Thailand has announced “HP Homework Rescue”, a campaign that challenges kids to conquer their homework with HP DeskJet Ink Advantage.
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HP ‘rescues’ homework with Disney themes

HP Thailand has announced “HP Homework Rescue”, a campaign that challenges kids to conquer their homework with HP DeskJet Ink Advantage.

More reform possible with higher economic growth, says Somkid

HIGHER ECONOMIC growth has built a strong momentum for the country’s reforms, said Deputy Prime Minister Somkid Jatusripitak.
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More reform possible with higher economic growth, says Somkid

HIGHER ECONOMIC growth has built a strong momentum for the country’s reforms, said Deputy Prime Minister Somkid Jatusripitak.

Uber hit with harassment suit following policy shift

Uber was hit with a lawsuit Monday alleging sexual harassment and discrimination against female employees, apparently the first case in court since the ride-hailing giant scrapped a requirement for arbitration of such claims.
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Uber hit with harassment suit following policy shift

Uber was hit with a lawsuit Monday alleging sexual harassment and discrimination against female employees, apparently the first case in court since the ride-hailing giant scrapped a requirement for arbitration of such claims.

Japan-US trade surplus edges up in April

Japan's politically sensitive trade surplus with the US edged up in April, government data showed Monday, after Tokyo warned it may take retaliatory measures against US tariffs.
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Japan-US trade surplus edges up in April

Japan's politically sensitive trade surplus with the US edged up in April, government data showed Monday, after Tokyo warned it may take retaliatory measures against US tariffs.

China, US agree not to launch trade war

The biggest achievement of the latest consultations between the world’s top two economies is that they agreed not to launch a trade war and to stop slapping tariffs on each other, Vice-Premier Liu He, Chinese President Xi Jinping’s special envoy, sa
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China, US agree not to launch trade war

The biggest achievement of the latest consultations between the world’s top two economies is that they agreed not to launch a trade war and to stop slapping tariffs on each other, Vice-Premier Liu He, Chinese President Xi Jinping’s special envoy, said Saturday.

Asian markets rise as China and US agree to avert trade war

Asian markets rallied Monday and the dollar extended gains after the US and China said they had agreed to hold off imposing tariffs, averting a potentially damaging trade war.
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Asian markets rise as China and US agree to avert trade war

Asian markets rallied Monday and the dollar extended gains after the US and China said they had agreed to hold off imposing tariffs, averting a potentially damaging trade war.

Asian energy firms soar with oil prices, dealers eye trade talks

Energy firms surged on the back of further gains in oil prices in Asian trade Friday wile regional equity markets mostly rose as traders keep a cautious eye on high-level China-US trade talks.
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Asian energy firms soar with oil prices, dealers eye trade talks

Energy firms surged on the back of further gains in oil prices in Asian trade Friday wile regional equity markets mostly rose as traders keep a cautious eye on high-level China-US trade talks.

Fox News names veteran executive Suzanne Scott as CEO

Fox News on Thursday named longtime executive Suzanne Scott as chief executive of the cable news channel, the first woman to head the group, which has been hit by a string of sexual harassment claims.
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Fox News names veteran executive Suzanne Scott as CEO

Fox News on Thursday named longtime executive Suzanne Scott as chief executive of the cable news channel, the first woman to head the group, which has been hit by a string of sexual harassment claims.

Trump dampens chances of trade deal with China

US and Chinese officials will hold further trade talks in Washington on Friday, the White House said, after President Donald Trump discounted the chances of reaching a deal to avert a trade war.
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Trump dampens chances of trade deal with China

US and Chinese officials will hold further trade talks in Washington on Friday, the White House said, after President Donald Trump discounted the chances of reaching a deal to avert a trade war.

Singapore Airlines to absorb regional wing after upgrade

Singapore Airlines said Friday it will absorb its struggling premium wing SilkAir following a multimillion-dollar upgrade as part of a reform drive to stay competitive.
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Singapore Airlines to absorb regional wing after upgrade

Singapore Airlines said Friday it will absorb its struggling premium wing SilkAir following a multimillion-dollar upgrade as part of a reform drive to stay competitive.

Asian dealers cautious with eye on trade talks, geopolitics

Asian traders were biding their time in early trade on Thursday as a healthy lead from Wall Street was tempered by geopolitical concerns and caution ahead of high-level China-US trade talks.
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Asian dealers cautious with eye on trade talks, geopolitics

Asian traders were biding their time in early trade on Thursday as a healthy lead from Wall Street was tempered by geopolitical concerns and caution ahead of high-level China-US trade talks.

KTC boasts 65% profit boost

Krungthai Card Public Company Limited (KTC) said in Q1 2018 it grew by 65 per cent with a net profit of Bt1.2 billion despite new administrative legislation and intense competition in the industry.
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KTC boasts 65% profit boost

Krungthai Card Public Company Limited (KTC) said in Q1 2018 it grew by 65 per cent with a net profit of Bt1.2 billion despite new administrative legislation and intense competition in the industry.

Show focuses on corrugated packaging

A group of industry associations and a Thai government body has announced the 2nd edition of the CCE South East Asia - Thailand 2018 trade show, highlighting the Thai Corrugated Packaging industry.
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Show focuses on corrugated packaging

A group of industry associations and a Thai government body has announced the 2nd edition of the CCE South East Asia - Thailand 2018 trade show, highlighting the Thai Corrugated Packaging industry.

Online fraud risk an increasing cause for concern

E-commerce in the Asia-PAcific region (APAC) is thriving,with 71 per cent of consumers having made online purchases, but the risk of online fraud for consumers is rocketing.
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Online fraud risk an increasing cause for concern

E-commerce in the Asia-PAcific region (APAC) is thriving,with 71 per cent of consumers having made online purchases, but the risk of online fraud for consumers is rocketing.

Tobacco trade group urges delay in cigarette tax increase

Following the discovery of rampant use of contraband cigarettes in the seven lower southern provinces, the Thai Tobacco Trade Association on Wednesday called on the government to delay the next cigarette tax hike, scheduled for October.
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Tobacco trade group urges delay in cigarette tax increase

Following the discovery of rampant use of contraband cigarettes in the seven lower southern provinces, the Thai Tobacco Trade Association on Wednesday called on the government to delay the next cigarette tax hike, scheduled for October.

Wall Street buoyed by hopes of easing US-China trade tensions

Wall Street closed higher on Monday, within investors extending last week's gains amid signs of easing trade tensions between Washington and Beijing.
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Wall Street buoyed by hopes of easing US-China trade tensions

Wall Street closed higher on Monday, within investors extending last week's gains amid signs of easing trade tensions between Washington and Beijing.

New phase of globalisation could worsen CO2 pollution: study

The shift of low-value, energy-hungry manufacturing from China and India to coal-powered economies with even lower wages could be bad news for the fight against climate change, researchers cautioned Monday.
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New phase of globalisation could worsen CO2 pollution: study

The shift of low-value, energy-hungry manufacturing from China and India to coal-powered economies with even lower wages could be bad news for the fight against climate change, researchers cautioned Monday.

Most Asian markets rise after Wall St rally, ringgit bounces

Most Asia markets rose Monday as investors built on last week's rally, with another healthy lead from Wall Street providing support, but oil prices retreated from their three-and-a-half-year highs.
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Most Asian markets rise after Wall St rally, ringgit bounces

Most Asia markets rose Monday as investors built on last week's rally, with another healthy lead from Wall Street providing support, but oil prices retreated from their three-and-a-half-year highs.

China hails Trump's ZTE olive branch ahead of trade talks

China on Monday hailed President Donald Trump's offer to prevent Chinese telecom giant ZTE from collapsing due to a US technology ban, as the two sides prepare for new negotiations this week to avert a trade war.
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China hails Trump's ZTE olive branch ahead of trade talks

China on Monday hailed President Donald Trump's offer to prevent Chinese telecom giant ZTE from collapsing due to a US technology ban, as the two sides prepare for new negotiations this week to avert a trade war.

Siemens plans high efficiency power

GERMAN technology powerhouse Siemens, which has been involved in power generation in the Thai market for nearly 40 years, sees high-efficiency power plants as the trend for the country’s energy sector, which could lower electricity price and also be envi
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Siemens plans high efficiency power

GERMAN technology powerhouse Siemens, which has been involved in power generation in the Thai market for nearly 40 years, sees high-efficiency power plants as the trend for the country’s energy sector, which could lower electricity price and also be environmentally friendly.

News Corp reports loss on writedowns, weakness in newspapers

Rupert Murdoch's newspaper-focused News Corp on Thursday reported a loss in the past quarter, as results were hit by a writedown in the value of its Australian television operations and declines in print advertising revenues.
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News Corp reports loss on writedowns, weakness in newspapers

Rupert Murdoch's newspaper-focused News Corp on Thursday reported a loss in the past quarter, as results were hit by a writedown in the value of its Australian television operations and declines in print advertising revenues.

Most Asian markets end healthy week on a positive note

Asian markets built on the past week's gains Friday following another rally in New York as traders welcomed a below-forecast US inflation read that dampened expectations for a sharp lift in interest rates.
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Most Asian markets end healthy week on a positive note

Asian markets built on the past week's gains Friday following another rally in New York as traders welcomed a below-forecast US inflation read that dampened expectations for a sharp lift in interest rates.

Wall Street banking giant JP Morgan looks to expand in China

Wall Street titan JP Morgan Chase has become the latest firm to apply for a controlling stake in a Chinese securities venture, taking advantage of new rules Beijing put in place last month as part of a move to open up the economy.
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Wall Street banking giant JP Morgan looks to expand in China

Wall Street titan JP Morgan Chase has become the latest firm to apply for a controlling stake in a Chinese securities venture, taking advantage of new rules Beijing put in place last month as part of a move to open up the economy.

Axa's US subsidiary raises $2.75 bn in 2018's biggest IPO

Axa Equitable Holdings, the US subsidiary of French insurance giant Axa, raised $2.75 billion on Wall Street on Wednesday in 2018's biggest initial public offering.
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Axa's US subsidiary raises $2.75 bn in 2018's biggest IPO

Axa Equitable Holdings, the US subsidiary of French insurance giant Axa, raised $2.75 billion on Wall Street on Wednesday in 2018's biggest initial public offering.

Toyota posts record profit but warns on outlook

Japanese car giant Toyota reported a record full-year net profit Wednesday thanks to a weaker yen and US tax cuts, but warned about the outlook for the next 12 months.
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Toyota posts record profit but warns on outlook

Japanese car giant Toyota reported a record full-year net profit Wednesday thanks to a weaker yen and US tax cuts, but warned about the outlook for the next 12 months.