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UK Homes To Get Faster Broadband By 2020

Pic: Getty ImagesHomes and businesses will have a legal right to demand high-speed broadband by 2020, the government has said.

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Uber Dealt Blow By EU Court Ruling That It Is Transport Service

Pic: ReutersLUXEMBOURG: Ride-hailing app Uber provides a transport service and can be regulated like traditional taxis, the European Union’s top court said on Wednesday in a landmark ruling that will determine the rules Uber and peers have to respect in Europe.

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BoE To Allow EU Banks To Operate In UK As Normal After Brexit: BBC

Pic: ReutersLONDON: The Bank of England will allow European banks to continue selling their services in the United Kingdom without having to create expensive subsidiaries after Brexit, even if no divorce deal is struck between London and Brussels, the BBC reported.

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Bitcoin Exchange Coinbase Allows Trading In Bitcoin Cash

Pic: ReutersSan Francisco-based bitcoin exchange Coinbase said on Tuesday it would allow customers to buy, sell, send and receive Bitcoin Cash, a clone of the original cryptocurrency.

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Mah Sing Optimistic Over 2018 Property Outlook

KUALA LUMPUR --  Property developer, Mah Sing Group is optimistic over the property sector’s outlook in the first half of next year, saying it would continue to reinvent affordability by developing quality homes in strategic locations with prices that the people can afford.

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Thailand's Central Bank Warns Against Bitcoin Risks

BANGKOK -- The Bank of Thailand (BoT) has warned that Bitcoin is not a legal currency and the country's Anti-Money Laundering Office (AMLO) should prevent its abuse for money laundering, Thai News Agency (TNA) reported.

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Vietnam Police Probe Oil Executive In Widened Crackdown

On Tuesday, police ordered the prosecution and house arrest of Phan Dinh Duc, a board member of PetroVietnam, on the same charge.

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Batik Air Launches Jakarta-Kota Kinabalu Direct Flights

KUALA LUMPUR -- Batik Air launched twice-weekly direct flights from the Jakarta Soekarno - Hatta International Airport (CGK) to the Kota Kinabalu International Airport (BKI) today, as part of efforts at expanding its international network.

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Bitcoin Falls More Than 10 Percent On Bitstamp

Pic: ReutersTOKYO: The price of bitcoin fell more than 10 percent on Wednesday to as low as $15,800 at a cryptocurrency exchange Bitstamp.

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Brexit: UK Plans To Soften Impact On European Banks

The Bank of England is to unveil plans allowing European banks to operate in the UK as normal post-Brexit.

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