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Outside Investors Rebuke Facebook Vote Structure, Tallies Show

Pic: ReutersBOSTON: A wide majority of outside investors at Facebook Inc backed a measure that would revamp its voting structure and end the supervoting rights of shares held by Mark Zuckerberg and others, seen as a rebuke to the chief executive of the world’s largest social media company.

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HP Sees Up To 5,000 Job Cuts As Part Of Restructuring Plan

Pic: ReutersHP Inc now expects 4,500 to 5,000 employees to leave the company by the end of fiscal 2019 as part of an ongoing restructuring plan, the PC maker said on Tuesday.

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EU States, Lawmakers Agree To Cap Price Of Intra-EU Calls

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BRUSSELS: European Union governments and lawmakers have agreed to cap the price of calling from one EU country to another, seeking to score another political victory with citizens after the elimination of mobile roaming surcharges.

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Qatar Airways Boss Apologizes For Remarks On Women Ceos

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SYDNEY: The head of Qatar Airways apologized on Wednesday for saying that a woman could not do his job.

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Ekovest JVA With Samling For Pan Borneo Highway Project Now Void

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KUALA LUMPUR -- Ekovest Bhd announced today that the joint-venture and shareholders agreement (JVA) between its wholly-owned subsidiary, Ekovest Construction Sdn Bhd (ECSB), and Samling Resources Sdn Bhd (SRSB) for the Pan Borneo Highway project in Sarawak is now void.

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Rough Seas Ahead For Property Developers

KUALA LUMPUR: It is still rough seas ahead for property developers even with the abolishment of the Goods and Services Tax (GST).

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Women In Malaysia Ranked "Attractive Salary And Benefits" More Important Than Men: Ranstad

KUALA LUMPUR: Employees and job seekers in Malaysia have ranked “attractive salary and benefits” as the most important consideration when seeking for an ideal employer, according to Randstad.

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Gamuda Faces Challenges To Replenish Its Order Book: Affin Hwang

KUALA LUMPUR: Gamuda Bhd is facing challenges to replenish its order book at RM13.5 billion currently, Affin Hwang Capital said.

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HSBC, ING Bank Execute First Blockchain Transaction

KUALA LUMPUR: HSBC and ING Bank have successfully executed the first live trade finance transaction via blockchain for a shipment of soybeans from Argentina to Malaysia.

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All-Male Job Shortlists Banned By Accountancy Giant PwC

Accountancy giant PwC has banned all-male shortlists for jobs in the UK in an attempt to increase the number of women in senior roles at the firm.

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