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LAST_UPDATEThu, 23 Oct 2014 6pm

House Buyers Facing End-Financing Issues

Pic: The Sun DailyPETALING JAYA: Financing issues is a major obstacle for property developers today with 53% of respondents in the Property Industry Survey 1H 2014 reporting that their buyers face issues with end-financing, said the Real Estate and Housing Developers' Association Malaysia (Rehda).

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Naza Premira Eyes 20 Dealers By Year-End

Pic: NSTKUALA LUMPUR: Naza Premira Sdn Bhd, the official importer and distributor of Vespa scooters in the country, aims to increase its distribution channel to 20 dealers nationwide by year-end.

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London Property Prices At 19-Year High On Surge In Value

London property led the recovery in the UK housing market over the past year, with values rising about 20 per cent, twice the national average. — Reuters pic LONDON: The gap between London house prices and the rest of the UK has widened to the most in at least two decades after a surge in values in the capital over the past year.

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Naza Premira Upbeat About Vespa Primavera Sales

From left to right : Mr. Zakaria Ismail, Senior Vice President, NAZA World Group of Companies, Mr. Brendan Ang, Area Sales Manager, Piaggio Asia Pacific, Mr. Abdul Hamid Ismail, Senior Vice President, Mr. Farouk Faisal, General Manager of NAZA Premira Sdn BhdKUALA LUMPUR: Naza Premira Sdn Bhd aims to secure between 30 and 40 percent of their Vespa's sales from the newly launched Vespa Primavera, its General Manager, Farouk Faisal said.

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NTT Com Helps Honda Strengthen Global Supplier Network

hondaKUALA LUMPUR -- Leading automotive manufacturer Honda Motor Co., Ltd. has leveraged NTT Communication's Enterprise Cloud service to strengthen its global supplier network encompassing more than 10,000 suppliers and 54 countries.

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RCE Capital Expects Drop In Consumer Financing Business

Pic: The Sun DailyKUALA LUMPUR: Non-bank financial institution RCE Capital Bhd may see a drop in its consumer financing business due to unfavourable market conditions but expects to maintain its profitability this year, said CEO Loh Kam Chuin (pix).

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Malaysia’s GDP Per Capita Rises In 2013

Pic: www.kinibiz.comKUALA LUMPUR: Malaysia's Gross Domestic Product (GDP) per capita rose to RM32,984 in 2013 from RM31,920 recorded in 2012, said the Department of Statistics.

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Food Prices Falling Worldwide

Pic: wargamarhaen.blogspot.comPARIS: Food prices fell to the lowest in almost four years in August as costs of milk, cheese and cooking oils tumbled on signs of rising production.

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Banks Ready To Exit Scotland

Pic: Bloomberg/TRPLONDON: Scotland’s financial-services industry is threatening to head for the border, with Royal Bank of Scotland Group plc (RBS) and Lloyds Banking Group plc saying they plan to move to England if the country votes for independence.

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Asian Index Futures Mixed Amid Geopolitical Tensions

Passersby walk past an electric stock quotation board outside a brokerage in Tokyo. Futures on Japan’s Nikkei 225 Stock Average dropped in Osaka and Chicago, while contracts on Australian and South Korean indexes advanced. — Reuters picWELLINGTON: Asian index futures were mixed amid an escalation in geopolitical tensions from Ukraine to the Middle East, while crude oil extended its advance. The pound held gains as concern eased that Scotland will vote for independence, while the yen traded near an almost six-year low.

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