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Malaysia’s Economy Grows At Slower Pace

A worker inspects stocks of potatoes at a wholesale market in Selayang, near Kuala Lumpur. AGENCE FRANCE-PRESSE/GETTY IMAGESKUALA LUMPUR: Malaysia’s economic growth decelerated in the third quarter as sluggish global demand hurt exports, though consumer spending remained resilient, allowing the central bank to adopt a wait-and-see approach toward monetary policy.

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Thai Q3 Growth Seen Slower Than Expected At 1.8pc

Vendors selling trinkets in a tourist district of Khao San Road in Bangkok. Tourism is still a sluggish sector in the Thai economy. — Reuters pic BANGKOK: Thailand's economy probably expanded slightly in the third quarter after a military coup in May returned some stability to the country, but the pace of recovery will likely be slower than expected as exports and domestic demand remain sluggish.

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Warner Music In Deal With Tencent To Tackle China Market

Frontman Dave Grohl of the Foo Fighters performs at the Time Warner Cable Arena in Charlotte, North Carolina, September 6, 2012. Warner Music has struck a partnership deal with China's Tencent. — AFP pic NEW YORK: Warner Music announced a partnership yesterday with Chinese Internet company Tencent that will include streaming, in the first such deal for a major global record label in the huge market.

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Twitter Shares Take Flight On Plans For Future

Pic: The Sun Daily/AFPSAN FRANCISCO: Twitter shares soared on Wednesday as the popular social network evidently won over Wall Street analysts with its battle plan for winning users and revenue.

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Maxis’ Q3 Net Profit Slips 5pc

Pic: NSTMAXIS Bhd posted a five per cent fall in net profit to RM449 million for the third quarter ended September 30 2014 (3QFY14) from RM472 million a year ago, as it took a RM16 million revenue hit from the re-pricing of postpaid pay-per-use (PPU) charges.

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Takeoff! Virgin America Prices Its IPO

Photo: Getty ImagesVirgin America markets itself as the hip way to fly. Now it wants to sell itself to to investors as a hot stock.

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Malaysia’s Astro Adds 10 Channels

Pay-TV operator Measat/Astro Malaysia is adding 10 channels, most of them in HDTV, on November 16th. Astro is also adding a VoD service option for subscribers.

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‘10pc More Ngvs On The Road This Year’

Pic: NSTSERI KEMBANGAN: The number of natural gas vehicles (NGV) on the roads is expected to grow by 10 per cent by next year as more users opt for the compressed natural gas (CNG) amid rising fuel prices.

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Making Greater KL One Of World’s Most Liveable Cities

Pic: NSTSUSTAINABLE highway and railway development through careful planning, design and execution provides positive social, economic and environmental values.

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Building On Connectivity

Pic: NSTSEAMLESS ACCESS: Transit-oriented developments a boon to real estate market

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