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AirAsia, MASkargo Defend 'Airline Of The Year' Titles At 2016 KLIA Awards

SEPANG: AirAsia and MASkargo have defended their titles as the Airline of the Year in the passenger and cargo categories, respectively, at the 2016 Kuala Lumpur International (KLIA) Awards tonight.

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DRB-HICOM Receives RM1.1b Grant From Government

KUALA LUMPUR: DRB-HICOM Bhd’s wholly-owned Perusahaan Otomobil Nasional Sdn Bhd (PONSB) has received RM1.1 billion from the government as reimbursement for its research and development (R&D) activities.

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VW Says No Plans For Now To Shift Skoda Production

BERLIN: Volkswagen said on Friday there were no plans at present to change where Czech subsidiary Skoda makes its cars, as it seeks to allay the fears of unions and politicians in the republic about losing work to Germany.

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Arla Foods Removing Discriminatory "No Palm Oil" Labels From LURPAK Products

Pic: NSTKUALA LUMPUR: Denmark's Arla Foods, the producer of LURPAK brand of dairy products, have agreed to remove discriminatory “No palm oil” labels within 60 days.

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DOE Lifts Stop-Work Order On Lotte Chemical Titan's Project

KUALA LUMPUR: The Department of Environment (DOE) has lifted the stop-work order on Lotte Chemical Titan Holding Bhd's (Lotte) KBR Catalytic Olefins Technology catalytic cracking reactor within TE3 project in Pengerang, Johor.

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Singapore Airlines Plans Wide-Ranging Cost Cuts To Offset Stiff Competition

Pic: ReutersSINGAPORE: Singapore Airlines Ltd is pursuing more than 50 cost-cutting initiatives including reducing fuel burn and reviewing its relationship with key suppliers as part of a three-year plan to make the airline more competitive, a newsletter to staff shows.

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Nissan To Recall All New Cars Sold In Japan In Last Three Years

Pic: ReutersYOKOHAMA: Nissan Motor Co Ltd will recall all 1.2 million new passenger cars it sold in Japan over the past three years after discovering final vehicle inspections were not performed by authorised technicians, it said on Monday.

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Netflix Ups U.S. Fees For First Time Since 2015

Pic: ReutersNetflix Inc’s U.S. business announced the first rises in monthly fees in two years on Thursday, hiking costs for two of its three main subscription plans as it spends heavily on its own original content.

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As Ford Pushes Into Electric Vehicles, U.S. Union Aims To Save Jobs

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DETROIT - The United Auto Workers is talking with Ford Motor Co (F.N) about ways to avoid layoffs as the No. 2 U.S. automaker builds more electric vehicles, a senior union official told Reuters on Thursday.

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SMEs Urged To Use Online Platforms In Business

KUALA LUMPUR: The small and medium enterprises (SMEs), despite the presence of various e-commerce platforms, are still left far behind in the digital business world.

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