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Toyota announces big changes to 'better respond' to customers

Toyota announces big changes to 'better respond' to...

New York (USA) Nov 5: Carmaker Toyota announced key changes to its organization Monday that it said will help streamline...

Microsoft tried a 4-day workweek in Japan. Productivity jumped 40%

Microsoft tried a 4-day workweek in Japan. Productivity...

Hong Kong (China) Nov 5: A growing number of smaller companies are adopting a four-day workweek. Now the results of...

Uber lost more than $1 billion in the third quarter, but revenue growth improved

Uber lost more than $1 billion in the...

New York (USA) Nov 5: Uber is still reporting steep losses but its revenue growth is showing some promise.

Facebook unveils new logo to help differentiate it from its other brands

Facebook unveils new logo to help differentiate it...

New York (USA) Nov 5: Following promises of more transparency, Facebook has a colorful logo that nods to how change...

Indonesia's economic growth expected to slow to 4.9% in Q3: LPEM UI

Indonesia's economic growth expected to slow to 4.9%...

Jakarta (Indonesia) Nov 4: Indonesia's economic growth is expected to slow to 4.9 percent in the third quarter of this...

'It's causing significant losses': Chevron struggles with theft at Rokan block

'It's causing significant losses': Chevron struggles with theft...

Jakarta (Indonesia) Nov 4: American energy giant Chevron and local authorities are cracking down on theft at the company's facilities...

Construction of Toyota Myanmar plant kicks off in Thilawa

Construction of Toyota Myanmar plant kicks off in...

Naypyitaw (Myanmar) Nov 4: Toyota Myanmar Co. Ltd held a groundbreaking ceremony at the construction site for its new manufacturing...

Operations to connect Dawei SEZ to national grid begin

Operations to connect Dawei SEZ to national grid...

Naypyitaw (Myanmar) Nov 4: The necessary infrastructure is being set up to link Dawei Special Economic Zone (SEZ) to the...

Work on urgently needed gas pipeline might only start next year: official

Work on urgently needed gas pipeline might only...

Naypyitaw (Myanmar) Nov 4: Although a new pipeline for the Zawtika natural gas field is urgently needed, work on the...

New bridge to facilitate Myanmar and Thai trade

New bridge to facilitate Myanmar and Thai trade

Naypyitaw (Myanmar) Nov 4: A new bridge connecting in Myawady in Kayin State and Mae Sot in Thailand was officially...

Kam Air Begins Direct Flights between Kabul and Kuwait

Kam Air Begins Direct Flights between Kabul and...

Kabul (Afghanistan) Nov 4: Kam Air, a private Afghan airline, on Friday began providing direct flights between Kabul and Kuwait.

Indonesia records benign inflation in October as foodstuff prices decline

Indonesia records benign inflation in October as foodstuff...

Jakarta (Indonesia) Nov 2: Indonesia recorded a slight increase in consumer prices in October as lower foodstuff prices offset hikes...

Sluggish car sales, weaker commodity prices slash Astra's profit by 7 percent

Sluggish car sales, weaker commodity prices slash Astra's...

Jakarta (Indonesia) Nov 2: Sluggish car sales throughout the year coupled with weakening commodity prices have taken a toll on...

Bargain prices for oil and gas companies as they hit the discount bin

Bargain prices for oil and gas companies as...

Ottawa (Canada) Nov 2: It was a rough week for the Canadian oilpatch, to say the least, with the Keystone...

Are high-priced shoes worth the hype? Testing Adidas, Nike and Under Armour

Are high-priced shoes worth the hype? Testing Adidas,...

Ottawa (Canada) Nov 2: Flashy designs and "colourways." State-of-the-art technology and materials. Performance attributes that will bring your game closer...

New Telecom-Tax Data System Under Scrutiny

New Telecom-Tax Data System Under Scrutiny

Kabul (Afghanistan) Nov 2: The Ministry of Communication and Information Technology activated the Real Time system this week, but there...

Ronan Farrow says Bill Clinton was 'credibly accused of rape,' calls Juanita Broaddrick's case 'overdue for revisiting'

Ronan Farrow says Bill Clinton was 'credibly accused...

New York (USA) Nov 2 : "Catch and Kill" author and Pulitzer Prize-winning journalist Ronan Farrow took aim at former...

One year after the Google walkout, key organizers reflect on the risk to their careers

One year after the Google walkout, key organizers...

New York (USA) Nov 2 : One year ago on November 1, tens of thousands of Google workers spilled out...

Qantas grounds three Boeing 737 aircraft after inspection uncovers structural cracks

Qantas grounds three Boeing 737 aircraft after inspection...

Sydney (Australia) Nov 1: Australian airline Qantas has pulled three of its Boeing 737 aircraft out of service on Friday,...

American Amgen to Expand Into China Taking Up 20.5% Stake in BeiGene

American Amgen to Expand Into China Taking Up...

California (USA) Nov 1: Due to the recent softening of Chinese regulations on pharmaceutical firms, US companies are increasingly looking...

Twitter to stop all political advertising

Twitter to stop all political advertising

New York (USA) Oct 31: Twitter says it will ban all political advertising worldwide from next month.

BOJ keeps policy unchanged, tweaks guidance

BOJ keeps policy unchanged, tweaks guidance

Tokyo (Japan) Oct 31: The Bank of Japan has decided to keep its current easing policy unchanged. But it has...

Apple profit down for four straight quarters

Apple profit down for four straight quarters

New York (USA) Oct 31: The major US tech giants have been reporting their quarterly results. Apple posted a drop...

Possibility of S. Korean rate cut looms after U.S. rate reduction

Possibility of S. Korean rate cut looms after...

Seoul (South Korea) Oct 31: The U.S. Federal Reserve has again slashed its policy rate, boosting the chances of another...

Samsung Electronics Q3 net more than halves on weak chip prices

Samsung Electronics Q3 net more than halves on...

Seoul (South Korea) Oct 31: Samsung Electronics Co. said Thursday its net profit more than halved in the third quarter...

U.S. stocks rise after Fed cuts rates

U.S. stocks rise after Fed cuts rates

New York (USA) Oct 31: U.S. stocks rallied on Wednesday after the Federal Reserve cut interest rates for a third...

Fed cuts rates for the third time as US economy slows

Fed cuts rates for the third time as...

Washington Dc (USA) Oct 31: The Federal Reserve cut interest rates for the third time this year as the US...