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  • US growth slows to 2.6%

    30 Jan 2015 : WASHINGTON — The US economy slowed in the final three months of 2014 as a big burst in consumer spending was offset by weakness in other areas.

  • Eurozone deflation accelerates to record low in January

    30 Jan 2015 : Eurozone consumer prices fell by a record 0.6 percent in January, EU data showed Friday, confirming deflation could be taking hold and putting pressure on a historic bond-buying plan by the ECB to deliver.

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  • MAS names foreign CEO

    05 Dec 2014 : SINGAPORE — Malaysia Airlines (MAS) will put a foreign chief executive in charge of reviving the deeply troubled national carrier after two high-profile plane crashes this year.

  • Asian markets mostly higher

    05 Dec 2014 : HONG KONG — Asian markets mostly rose Friday, with the dollar again breaking 120 yen while the euro held onto gains after the European Central Bank shied away from fresh stimulus measures.

  • German economy on right track after recent woes

    05 Dec 2014 : Germany hailed a strong rise in factory orders on Friday as a sign that Europe's biggest economy is emerging from a worrying slowdown as the central bank also gave an upbeat assessment.

  • Bundesbank cuts growth forecasts

    05 Dec 2014 : FRANKFURT - The German central bank on Friday downgraded its growth forecasts for the German economy, Europe's biggest, for 2014, 2015 and 2016.

  • CP eyeing stake in Citic

    05 Dec 2014 : HONG KONG: Thailand’s Charoen Pokphand Group and Japan’s Itochu Corp and are reported to be in talks to jointly invest in Citic Ltd, the main listed unit of China's first state-owned investment corporation.

  • Maserati braces for higher CIF rates in 2015

    05 Dec 2014 : Empire Motor Sports, Thailand's authorised dealer for the Italian supercar marque Maserati, expects its sales to be hit by the rise in cost-insurance-freight (CIF) rates for imported vehicles.

  • Broadcasting

    BBTV files suit with NACC

    05 Dec 2014 : Bangkok Broadcasting and Television Co (BBTV), the operator of Channel 7, has filed a complaint with the National Anti-Corruption Commission (NACC), accusing three broadcasting commissioners of abuse of power in their handling of the Channel 3 dispute.

  • banking

    Financing interest in Wind Energy projects blows cold

    05 Dec 2014 : Some Wind Energy Holding projects are at risk of delays as banks put project financing approvals on hold after police issued an arrest warrant for the company's largest shareholder, Nopporn Suppipat.

  • I'm Park developer lays out expansion plans

    05 Dec 2014 : Grand Uniland Group, developer of I'm Park community mall in the Samyan area, plans to spend 5 billion baht to develop hotels and retail projects in Bangkok and upcountry over the next three years.

  • energy

    Fuel prices will not be used for political gain, says Narongchai

    05 Dec 2014 : Energy Minister Narongchai Akrasanee has unveiled a master plan to develop the energy sector next year now that the government has ended the liquefied petroleum gas (LPG) subsidy.

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