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AMSTERDAM • Royal Philips NV said a strong orderbook and resilient performance in markets including China and India would allow the Dutch healthcare equipment provider to meet sales targets, even as... more
LONDON • Caribou and Peet’s coffee owner JAB Luxury GmbH put luxury shoemakers Jimmy Choo plc and Bally International AG up for sale as it focusses on the food and beverage operations that it has... more
AMSTERDAM • Akzo Nobel NV said it would consider PPG Industries Inc’s new unsolicited €26.9 billion (RM126.65 billion) takeover bid, which the US rival extended with “one last invitation” for Europe’... more
ZHENGZOU • Alibaba Group Holding Ltd chairman Jack Ma said society should prepare for decades of pain as the Internet disrupts the economy.  The world must change education systems and establish how... more
ZHENGZHOU • TCL Corp chairman Li Dongsheng said the Chinese electronics giant is in the final stages of making an investment in a US technology company that would be worth as much as US$300 million (... more
BEIJING • Chinese President Xi Jinping called for restraint on North Korea in a phone call with Donald Trump, who also spoke with Japanese Prime Minister Shinzo Abe as the US and Japan began joint... more
BEIJING, April 25 (NNN-XINHUA) -- A 6.9-magnitude earthquake jolted areas near the coast in central Chile at 5:38 a.m. Tuesday, according to the measurement of the China Earthquake Networks Center (... more
SHANGHAI • China’s boom in wealth-management products (WMPs) worth trillions of dollars, under scrutiny from regulators because of potential threats to financial stability, is slowing for now. ... more
DUBLIN • The UK is moving away from some of the “crazier ideas” around leaving the European Union (EU), according to the bloc’s top agriculture official, Phil Hogan, as “the worst of the Brexit... more
DUBAI • Qatar Airways Ltd announced plans to add San Francisco to its network of US destinations, plotting expansion just days after rival Emirates moved to reduce flights to the country, citing... more

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