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Malaysia proposes trans-ASEAN railway network

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Malaysia proposes trans-ASEAN railway network

Malaysian Tourism Minister Ng Yen Yen on Jan. 24 presented her country’s idea to set up a trans-ASEAN railway network on the sidelines of the Tourism Ministerial Meeting in Bandar Seri Begawan, Brunei.

McDonald’s profit hits 1.22 bln USD

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McDonald’s profit hits 1.22 bln USD

McDonald’s dollar menu keeps gaining fans in the recession, and its profit rose last fall, but the world’s largest burger chain said on Jan. 22 that its annual revenue slipped for the first time in at least a quarter century.

Asian legislators focus on climate change

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Asian legislators focus on climate change

The Asian-Pacific Parliamentarian Forum (APPF) has approved a special resolution on climate change, sponsored by six countries including Vietnam, at a meeting in Singapore which ended on January 21.

Burberry sales eclipse forecasts

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Burberry sales eclipse forecasts

British luxury goods group fashion label Burberry smashed third quarter revenue forecasts and predicted annual profit towards top of market expectations, adding to evidence that the rich are spending again.

WB doubles credit

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WB doubles credit

The WB has doubled its lending capacity to 3.45 billion USD to help developing nations improve their ability to trade.