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Singapore celebrates five decades of independence (euronews)

Singapore has been celebrating 50 years of independence, with a weekend of events. President Tony Tan was among those marking the landmark. A fly past and military parade were among the highlights. Enjoying unrivaled economic…

Maguindanao town to be Internet 'gateway' for East Asean (Philippines Daily Inquirer)

The Maguindanao town of Parang has been chosen as Mindanao’s gateway under the $30-million Internet connectivity project in the East Asean (Association of Southeast Asian Nations) Growth Area (Eaga), an economic cooperation initiative involving Brunei,…

F&N net profit slips 9% in Q3 despite rise in revenue (The Straits Times)

Fraser & Neave (F&N) has recorded a weaker bottom line in the third quarter on lower earnings from beverages, printing and publishing. Net profit for the three months ended June 30 slid 9 per cent…

Malaysia needs foreign workers including from BD: Malaysian DPM (United News of Bangladesh)

Dhaka, Aug 8 (UNB) Malaysian Deputy Prime Minister Datuk Seri Dr Ahmad Zahid Hamidi has said his government has to bring in foreign workers, including those from Bangladesh as Malaysians are not interested to work…

Malaysia wants investments from PHL firms (Philippines News Agency)

Malaysia targets to attract more investments from Filipino companies, Malaysia Trade Office (MATRADE) Trade Commissioner Nyaee Ayup said. Ayup said trade between the two countries will increase with more Filipino companies putting up businesses in…

Malaysia eyes Philippine investments in Selangor (Business Mirror (Philippines))

Kuala Lumpur is aiming to attract Philippine investments in Selangor, considered the Golden State of Malaysia, the Malaysian Trade Office in Manila (Matrade) said. We want to promote the investment opportunities in Malaysia and, at…

Lost … And Found (International Business Times)

UPDATE, 2:25 p.m. EDT: Paris deputy prosecutor Serge Mackowiak said in a news conference that there is “very strong supposition that the flaperon found in Réunion belongs to MH370.” He added that more analysis will…