Date
14 November 2018

BUSINESS

  • As an increasing number of consumers prefer to seek product information on the internet and do their shopping online, being able to deliver a good digital customer experience has become a key to business success. Meanwhile,...
  • The Bank of East Asia (BEA), which is celebrating its 100th anniversary this year, has been a mainstay of the Hong Kong banking industry. Its development in the next 100 years will depend on financial technology...
  • After a spate of negative reports recently, featuring topics such as rumored cuts in iPhone orders and fading luster in the Indian market, there is finally some good news for Apple. In China, Apple’s second largest...
  • Juul Labs Inc., the US market leader for electronic cigarettes, said it will pull out popular flavors such as mango, cucumber and fruit from retail store shelves in an effort to reduce surging teenage use of...
  • Malaysian Prime Minister Mahathir Mohamad said bankers at Goldman Sachs Group Inc. “cheated” the country in dealings with state fund 1MDB and that US authorities have promised to help return the fees the Wall Street bank...
  • The US Justice Department and Securities and Exchange Commission have subpoenaed Snap Inc. for information about its March 2017 initial public offering, the social media app maker told Reuters. Snap said in a statement it has...
  • Japan’s economy contracted more than expected in the third quarter, hit by natural disasters and a decline in exports, Reuters reports. The 1.2 percent annualized contraction in July-September was more than the median estimate for a...
  • Amazon announced on Tuesday that it will build new offices in New York City and in an area just outside Washington, D.C., splitting its second headquarters, or HQ2, between the two locations. Branching out from its...
  • Johnson Controls International Plc said it will sell its power solutions business, which makes car batteries, to investment firm Brookfield Business Partners LP, in a cash deal valued at US$13.2 billion. Shares of Johnson Controls were...
  • US shared office space provider WeWork Cos has secured an additional US$3 billion in funding from Japan’s SoftBank Group Corp., according to an investor presentation seen by Reuters. The latest funding was in the form of a...

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