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Vietnam Group to boost renewables as nation aims to curb coal

VIETNAMESE conglomerate TTC Group aims to double its renewable energy capacity through 2025 with a major investment in wind power…

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Fidelity, BlackRock cut fintech giant Ant’s valuation further

FINTECH giant Ant Group Co’s valuation was trimmed again by global investors who bought private shares ahead of its suspended…

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Singapore’s Wong signals rich may have to pay more taxes

SINGAPORE'S next prime minister (PM) signalled that the wealthy may face more taxes as the government seeks more inclusive growth…

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US rapper A$AP Rocky charged over shooting

LOS ANGELES – US rapper A$AP Rocky was charged on Monday over an alleged shooting in Hollywood last year. The…

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Zelensky warns Zaporizhzhia ‘catastrophe’ would threaten whole of Europe

KYIV – A "catastrophe" at the Russian-controlled Zaporizhzhia nuclear plant in southern Ukraine would threaten the whole of Europe, Ukrainian President…

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Global business travel won’t see full recovery until 2026

NEW YORK – Inflation, supply chain problems and ongoing Covid-19 lockdowns in China are among the factors conspiring to delay a full…

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Apple sets return-to-office deadline of Sept 5 after Covid delays

APPLE Inc set a Sept 5 deadline for corporate employees to be in the office at least three days a…

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Terra founder Do Kwon says he ‘never’ has been in touch with Korea authorities

DO KWON, the co-inventor of the failed Terra stablecoin system whose collapse wreaked havoc in the crypto sector, said investigators…

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Twitter has to give Musk only one bot checker’s data: Its ex-product head

TWITTER Inc was ordered to hand over files from its former consumer product head to Elon Musk on spam and…

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DoJ opposes release of affidavit in Trump search, citing probe

THE Justice Department (DoJ) said Monday it opposes the release of an FBI affidavit justifying a search warrant used to…

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Ex-Myanmar leader Suu Kyi said to get 6 more years in prison

MYANMAR'S deposed leader Aung San Suu Kyi (picture) was sentenced to six more years in prison on Monday in a judgment…

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China firms from pharma to tools join Swiss GDR frenzy, sources say

Chinese companies are doling out mandates to investment banks for share sales in Switzerland, encouraged by the relative success of…

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US lawmakers visit Taiwan after Pelosi trip infuriates China

A US congressional delegation led by Senator Ed Markey landed in Taiwan Sunday for a two-day visit, testing whether China…

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