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EU calls for probe into Danske Bank money laundering scandal
The European Commission has called for an EU investigation into the regulatory failures that led to a multi-billion euro money laundering scandal at Denmark's Danske Bank.

Thai Union committed to help Thailand deal with sustainable fishing challenges
THAILAND’S progress in promoting human rights in the fishing industry will be addressed in a panel session on modern slavery and human trafficking at the United Nations General Assembly (UNGA) today in New York.

Bug in cake gives Ikea India fresh embarrassment
Ikea's first store in India faced a fresh sticky problem on Friday after a customer said he found an insect emerging from chocolate cake served to his daughter at the outlet's 1,000-seater cafeteria.

Asian markets pick up Wall St baton to end week on a high
Asian markets enjoyed another day of strong buying on Friday, helping them to end the week with a flourish as investors looked past the China-US trade row to focus on the booming American economy.

Emirates denies plans to take over Etihad
Dubai's Emirates Airline on Thursday denied reports it is in talks to acquire struggling Abu Dhabi carrier Etihad.

Asian markets build on gains after Wall St record
Asian markets enjoyed more gains on Friday, putting them on course to end the week with a flourish as investors looked past the China-US trade row to focus on the booming American economy.

THAI plans swift upgrade of fleet to reverse losses
National carrier told to quickly finalise new business plan ahead of election.

Asian markets rally runs out of steam
The latest rally in most Asian markets stumbled Thursday, though emerging market currencies held gains after Beijing's pledge not to weaponise the yuan in its trade standoff with the United States.

$60 million in virtual currency hacked in Japan
Digital currency worth around 6.7 billion yen ($60 million) has been stolen in Japan following a hacking attack, a virtual exchange operator said on Thursday.

Jack Ma: Trade should be propeller of peace
Alibaba chairman Jack Ma said efforts should be made to promote the healthy development of China-US trade, even though it is hard to fulfill his previous promise of creating 1 million jobs for the United States under current circumstances. 

Amazon founder Jeff Bezos reveals how a Sri Lankan friend helped him realise physics isn't his calling
Jeff Bezos – founder of Amazon, the wealthiest person in modern history, world's first centi-billionaire, founder of Blue Origin, owner of Washington Post. In short, 54-year-old Bezos has achieved everything a man dreams of.

Alibaba's Ma says 1m US jobs pledge thwarted by trade row
Alibaba founder Jack Ma said his ambitious pledge to create one million jobs in the US had been scuppered by the trade row between Beijing and Washington, Chinese state news reported Thursday.

Agriculture initiative up for approval
Govt offering farmers incentives to join public-private scheme for mutual benefit

Grab launches tourist discount
Grab has announced a partnership with the Tourism Authority of Thailand (TAT) to promote travel under the campaign Grab Xi, designed to offer Grab’s users an authentic travel experience in 25 community attractions in five cities.

Asian markets ride positive wave on hopes for trade resolution
Asian markets rose Wednesday as tit-for-tat tariffs by China and the United States were considered lighter than feared, while there are hopes the two sides can eventually hammer out a deal to avert an all-out trade war.

Electric vehicles on the fast track in Thailand
EXPERTS see bright prospects for electric vehicles (EV) in Thailand with all concerned agencies pursuing the government’s goal of getting 1.2 million units on the road by 2036.

China to take countermeasure after US imposes new tariffs
China will have to take countermeasures to respond to the US' fresh tariff decision, in a move to safeguard the country's legitimate interests and the global free trade order, the Ministry of Commerce said on Tuesday.

Asian markets bounce on talks hopes after Trump tariff threat
Asian markets mostly rose Tuesday after Donald Trump said he would thump China with another round of tariffs but give some room for talks before jacking them up to the highest rate.

Trump hits China with tariffs on another $200 bn in goods
US President Donald Trump on Monday defied warnings and escalated the trade confrontation with China, hitting the country with tariffs starting next week on another $200 billion in imports and threatening to target even more if Beijing retaliates.

Salesforce boss Marc Benioff, wife buy Time magazine
Salesforce.com chief Marc Benioff and his wife Lynne will buy storied US news magazine Time for $190 million, a company statement said Sunday.



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