Saturday, 18/11/2017 | 12:11 UTC+8
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    Singapore bank UOB suspends London property loans – Brexit

    One of Singapore’s largest lenders, UOB, says it has suspended its loan programme for London properties. The decision comes in response to uncertainty caused by the UK’s decision to leave the EU, the bank said. The vote on 23 June caused global market turmoil and pushed the pound to 31-year lows. The Singapore dollar has

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    Chinese Internet Giant Baidu plan to commercialise driverless car on 2021

    China’s internet-search giant Baidu is planning to mass produce driverless electric cars in five years, bringing the fight to Google and Apple . The company, which currently holds 80% of the internet-search market in China, will not manufacture the cars itself. Instead, it will outsource the actual production to an existing Chinese automaker, in the same

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    British former solider was found dead in Thailand

    A Ladyboy sex worker has been quizzed by police after a British former solider was found dead in Thailand while visiting his daughter. Steve Balfour, 35, was last seen on May 14 in the busy resort of Pattaya near to where his Thai ex-wife lives with his six-year-old daughter, Georgina. His body was found in a room

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    Alibaba predicts sales will rise 48 percent ending march 2017

    HONG KONG, June 15 — Alibaba Group Holding Ltd said that revenue growth will accelerate this fiscal year as China’s largest e-commerce company provided its first financial forecast since going public in 2014. The company predicts sales will rise at least 48 per cent in the year ending March 2017 as it pushes into new markets

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    North Korean Hacked Into South Korean Computer

    North Korea hacked into more than 140,000 computers at 160 South Korean firms and government agencies, planting malicious code under a long-term plan laying groundwork for a massive cyber attack against its rival, police in the South said on Monday. South Korea has been on heightened alert against cyber attacks by the North after Pyongyang

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    Nissan Motor India Now Focus On SUV and Crossovers

    MUMBAI: Nissan Motor India is shifting its focus in India to sports utility vehicles (SUVs) and crossovers, as the Japanese auto maker looks to throttle up performance in a market where it has so far fallen way short of expectations. Post Tuesday’s launch of the Datsun Redi-GO, a crossover hatchback, Nissan Motor India has at

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    Singapore Now No Longer A Luxury Shopping Spree Destination

    Singapore’s reputation as a shoppers’ paradise, which saw investors pour S$10 billion into retail developments here in the past five years, is taking a pummelling because of weakness in the local economy and a drop in spending by tourists. SINGAPORE: After serving only a handful of customers in five hours on a recent weekday, Sam

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    Japan 8K TV broadcasting on this coming 2016 Olympics

    Last October, Sharp became the first electronics company to release an 8K television set, selling the 85-inch monitor for around $140,000 (¥16 million). Those who bought that TV, or one of the few other sets on the market, will finally have something to watch in the 7,680×4,320-pixel 8K resolution come August. The Olympics Broadcasting Services

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  • Signage for Alibaba Group Holding Ltd. covers the front facade of the New York Stock Exchange November 11, 2015. REUTERS/Brendan McDermid
    Alipay could be valued at nearly USD 60 billion

    Chinese e-commerce giant Alibaba Group Holding Ltd’s (BABA.N) arm, Ant Financial Services Group, is seeking a valuation of nearly $60 billion in its current round of funding, a person familiar with the matter said. Ant Financial, which operates the “Alipay” online payment platform, is in talks to raise funds from existing and new investors, which

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