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German industrial production slips again in August

German industrial production slipped again in August, official data showed Monday, amid fears that a global trade war could erupt.   Production for August declined 0.3 percent from July, well under the expectation of a rebound of 0.15 percent forecasted ...

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Tsukiji: Japan’s famed fish market to relocate

Tokyo’s world-famous Tsukiji fish market has held its final pre-dawn tuna auction before being relocated to a new site. The world’s largest fish market, which has been in operation for 83 years, is being moved as part of the redevelopment ...

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Samsung sees record third quarter profit on chip demand

Samsung Electronics expects to post record operating profit in the third quarter, helped by strong demand for its memory chips. The South Korean electronics giant is forecasting operating profits of around 17.5 trillion won ($15.5bn; £11.9 bn), up 20.4% from ...

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China’s Tencent Music applies to list in the US

China’s Tencent Music has filed a much-anticipated request to list its shares in the US, in what could be one of the biggest US initial public offerings by a Chinese company. Tencent Music’s parent firm is China’s tech giant Tencent ...

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BJMC, UK company sign MoU on ‘Sonali Bag’ production

Dhaka, Oct 2 : A Memorandum of Understanding (MoU) was signed on Tuesday between Bangladesh Jute Mills Corporation (BJMC) and Futamura Chemical Ltd., a United Kingdom-based company, for producing ‘Sonali Bag’ commercially. Sonali Bag is a biodegradable and environment-friendly jute-made ...

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Trump, Saudi king discuss oil prices in telephone call

President Donald Trump has discussed global crude oil prices with Saudi King Salman in a telephone call amid the American leader’s call for OPEC to bring down energy prices. The state-run Saudi Press Agency reported the call late Saturday night, ...

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North Korea learns to embrace its inner consumer

In an instructional television program about table tennis on the state-run sports channel, every ball, paddle and shirt bear the logo of “Naegohyang,” one of North Korea’s most recognizable brands. A documentary about the Pyongyang Maternity Hospital ends with new ...

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Sued by Starbucks, Indian coffee chain changes name

An Indian coffee shop chain rhyming with Starbucks and with a similar logo has agreed to change its name after being sued by the US giant, the Indian firm said Friday.   Starbucks, which entered the vast Indian market in ...

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Ryanair cancels 150 flights on Friday due to strike across Europe

Ryanair will cut 150 flights because of strike action across Europe on Friday, as Brussels urged it to respect workers’ rights enshrined in EU law. The Dublin-based carrier said that it would cancel six percent of flights amid the walk-outs ...

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Original working Apple-I computer fetches $375,000 at auction

An Apple-I computer, the first product made by the computing giant, has sold at auction for $375,000 (£230,000). The machine was designed by Steve Wozniak, known as Woz, the co-founder of Apple.   His business partner, Steve Jobs, convinced him ...

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