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LAST_UPDATEThu, 27 Nov 2014 10am

Smartphone Boarding Pass On Jetstar

Pic: blogs.crikey.com.auSINGAPORE: Jetstar Asia customers departing Singapore will now be able to board using their smartphones with the introduction of mobile boarding passes.

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Qatar Airways Airfare Discounts From KL

Pic: www.china.org.cnKUALA LUMPUR: Qatar Airways is offering passengers reduced fares to a number of destinations in its network on return flights from Kuala Lumpur.

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Natural Rubber Exports Fall 16pc In August

Pic: globalrubbermarkets.comKUALA LUMPUR: Natural rubber (NR) exports in August 2014 fell by 9,644 tonnes or 16 per cent to 50,467 tonnes, as compared to the previous month, said the Statistics Department.

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Norway’s Statoil Sells Stake In Shah Deniz To Petronas For $2.25b

A general view of Statoil's office is seen in Stavanger in this January 18, 2013 file photo provided by NTB Scanpix. Statoil has sold a 15.5 per cent stake in the Azeri gas project Shah Deniz to Petronas. — Reuters pic OSLO: Norway’s Statoil has sold a 15.5 per cent stake in the Azeri gas project Shah Deniz to Malaysia’s Petronas for US$2.25 billion (Rm7.2 billion), the latest asset the firm is selling to protect its cash flow and returns to shareholders.

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Treasury Futures, Aussie Bonds Continue To Rise On Global-Growth Concern

The main indicator of the Australian Securities Exchange is seen in this file picture. Australian bonds gained, as concern global growth is slowing boosted demand for safer assets. — Reuters pic SYDNEY: Treasury 10-year futures rose to the highest in almost 11 months, while Australian bonds gained, as concern global growth is slowing boosted demand for safer assets.

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Oil Prices Down In Asian Trade As Weak Demand Weighs

Pic: dunyanews.tvSINGAPORE: Oil prices fell in Asian trade Monday on growing concerns about demand as equities tumble on global growth woes and supplies increase.

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China’s Growing Importance

Pic: globalhealth.duke.eduTHE International Monetary Fund (IMF) was launched in 1944 with the world’s new superpower, the United States, in position as the key force and shareholder in the global crisis bank.

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Cambodia’s US$7m Man

Pic: Reuters/TRPBATTAMBANG: Brigadier General Sar Theth is the police chief of Battambang, a languid riverside town in western Cambodia. You could also call him the seven million dollar man.

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Malaysia Aims To Push Palm Oil With Extended Tax-Free Shipments

Workers load palm fruits onto a truck at a plantation. Malaysia’s extension of tax-free exports of crude palm oil until the year-end is intended to support prices and curb the build-up of reserves. — Reuters pic KUALA LUMPUR: Malaysia’s extension of tax-free exports of crude palm oil until the year-end is intended to support prices and curb the build-up of reserves, Plantation Industries and Commodities Minister Datuk Seri Douglas Uggah Embas.

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China September Exports, Imports Beat Forecasts

Containers are transported at Nansha port in Guangzhou, Guangdong province in this June 26, 2014 file picture. China’s trade surplus more than doubled as exports jumped while imports increased at a slower rate. — Reuters pic BEIJING: China’s trade surplus more than doubled to US$31 billion (RM99 billion) in September, official data showed today, as exports jumped while imports increased at a slower rate.

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