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  • BRIEF-Zheda Lande Scitech requests trading halt Reuters - 1 hour 23 minutes ago

    Dec 5 (Reuters) - Zheda Lande Scitech Ltd : * Trading in H shares of Zheda Lande Scitech Limited will behalted at 9:00 a.m on December 5Source text (http://bit.ly/2h8CqlD)Further company coverage:

  • The amount of money spent on advertising on social media is set to catch up with newspaper ad revenues by 2020, a leading forecaster said on Monday. The rapid expansion of social media platforms on mobile devices, as well as faster internet connectivity and more sophisticated technology, has triggered a huge shift in the …

  • No change to text.) * Growing middle class, lower export dependence support EM * HSBC AM, Pinebridge like tech, China demand story By Nichola Saminather SINGAPORE, Dec 2 (Reuters) - Donald Trump's shock election victory last month triggered a sell-off in Asian shares on heightened fears of protectionism - but for some …

  • A draft of a long-awaited Egyptian investment law aimed at reviving the country's economy and attracting foreign investors will be sent to the cabinet on Dec. 14, state news agency MENA reported on Sunday. Egypt is trying to recover economically after a popular uprising in 2011 drove away tourists and foreign investors, …

  • (Adds details from statement) By Amina Ismail CAIRO, Dec 4 (Reuters) - Egyptian billionaire Naguib Sawiris has resigned as chief executive officer of Orascom and his deputy Tamer El Mahdi has been nominated as his successor, the company said on Sunday, without explaining his decision. "Naguib Sawiris has submitted …

  • Orascom chief executive steps down- statement Reuters Middle East - 8 hours ago

    CAIRO, Dec 4 (Reuters) - Orascom Telecom Media and Technology said on Sunday its chief executive officer will step down and it nominated Tamer El Mahdi as his successor. "Naguib Sawiris has submitted his resignation from his position as CEO effective January 1st, 2017," the company said in a statement. "Mr. …

  • Commuters pass by the front of the Bangladesh central bank building in Dhaka

    The Philippine government wants Bangladesh to share the findings of its investigation into how unknown hackers pulled off one of the world's largest cyber bank heists, to help speed up recovery of the stolen funds. Finance Secretary Carlos Dominguez, who last week met with a Bangladesh delegation, said Manila "strongly …

  • A vendor stands at a soft toy stall at a wholesale market in Dandong

    By Sue-Lin Wong DANDONG, China (Reuters) - Tiny memory cards and fluffy teddy bears are among the most popular items for North Koreans shopping in Dandong, China's gateway city to its impoverished and isolated neighbour. The teddy bears are often the souvenir of choice for young North Korean women returning home from …

  • Logo of Apple is seen at a store in Zurich

    By David Shepardson WASHINGTON (Reuters) - Apple Inc is wading in to the debate over regulation of self-driving cars, declaring it is excited about the potential for automated transportation and calling on U.S. regulators not to restrict testing of such vehicles. A five-page letter from Steve Kenner, Apple's director …

  • Insight: For Apple and others, tin supply chain has … Reuters - Sat, Dec 3, 2016 11:03 PM SGT
    A tin mine is seen in Man Maw in ethnic Wa territory in northeast Myanmar

    (Corrects to clarify that Shenmao Technology did not say it bought tin from the Wa mine) By Yimou Lee and Joel Schectman YANGON/WASHINGTON (Reuters) - From a remote corner of northeastern Myanmar, an insurgent army sells tin ore to suppliers of some of the world's largest consumer companies. More than 500 companies, …

  • Aixtron, Fujian to explore what is left of deal after … Reuters - Sat, Dec 3, 2016 10:17 PM SGT
    The headquarters of German chip equipment maker Aixtron SE is pictured in Herzogenrath

    German semiconductor equipment maker Aixtron will explore with its Chinese suitor what can be salvaged of the planned takeover after a U.S. presidential order ruled the deal posed a national security risk, the company said on Saturday. U.S. President Barack Obama blocked China's Fujian Grand Chip Investment Fund (FGC) …

  • Sirius reapproaches Pandora for a takeover: source Reuters - Sat, Dec 3, 2016 7:34 AM SGT
    File photo of traders working at the kiosk where Pandora internet radio is traded on the floor of the New York Stock Exchange

    Satellite radio company Sirius XM Holdings Inc's Chairman Greg Maffei recently made a fresh approach to internet radio provider Pandora Media Inc and expressed interest about a potential takeover, according to a source familiar with the matter. Sirius XM did not offer a specific price and Pandora has yet to respond to …

  • Obama bars China's Fujian from buying Aixtron's … Reuters - Sat, Dec 3, 2016 7:32 AM SGT
    The headquarters of German chip equipment maker Aixtron SE is pictured in Herzogenrath

    By Matthias Inverardi and Diane Bartz FRANKFURT/WASHINGTON (Reuters) - President Barack Obama blocked a Chinese investment fund from acquiring the U.S. business of German semiconductor equipment maker Aixtron because the deal posed a risk to American national security, the Treasury Department said on Friday. Obama's …

  • U.S. presidential commission issues recommendations … Reuters - Sat, Dec 3, 2016 7:24 AM SGT
    Obama delivers remarks to reporters as he welcomes Guterres in the Oval Office at the White House in Washington

    The U.S. government and the private sector must cooperate to improve the security of digital networks, a U.S. presidential commission on cyber security recommended in a wide-ranging report issued on Friday. The commission created by President Barack Obama earlier this year also recommended that the president and Congress …

  • U.S. regulator clears way for online lenders to have … Reuters - Sat, Dec 3, 2016 5:46 AM SGT

    By Patrick Rucker and Anna Irrera WASHINGTON (Reuters) - Online credit companies and paperless lenders would be able to get federal charters to do business nationwide under a plan outlined on Friday by a U.S. banking regulator. The Office of the Comptroller of the Currency (OCC), the main regulator for federal banks, …

  • U.S. top court to hear printer cartridge dispute on … Reuters - Sat, Dec 3, 2016 4:36 AM SGT
    A general view of the U.S. Supreme Court building in Washington

    The U.S. Supreme Court on Friday agreed to hear an appeal by printer cartridge reseller Impression Products Inc of a lower court ruling finding it liable for infringing patent rights of Lexmark International Inc when it imported Lexmark's toner products back to the United States after they were sold abroad. If upheld by …

  • Athletics-Asics to take over from Adidas as IAAF s … Reuters - Sat, Dec 3, 2016 4:34 AM SGT

    * Asics deal to be announced on Saturday, say sources * Adidas ends deal early after IAAF corruption, drug scandals (Adds Asics to become new IAAF sponsor) By Mitch Phillips MONACO, Dec 2 (Reuters) - Japanese sportswear giant Asics Corp will take over from Adidas as the official sponsor of the International Association …

  • Ixia , a U.S. provider of equipment and applications that help maintain computer networks, is a potential sale, people familiar with the matter said on Friday. The company's move comes as the ever increasing volume of data traffic flowing through social media, smart phones and cloud computing tests the resilience and integrity …

  • Athletics-I could have won more if I'd got serious … Reuters - Sat, Dec 3, 2016 4:16 AM SGT

    * Bolt named athlete of the year for sixth time * I'm carrying on for the fans, says Jamaican (Updates after awards) By Mitch Phillips MONACO, Dec 2 (Reuters) - Looking back at his astonishing career on the night he was named Athlete of the Year for the sixth time, Usain Bolt said his only real regret was not taking …

  • Athletics-Bolt and Ayana win IAAF awards Reuters - Sat, Dec 3, 2016 4:04 AM SGT

    By Mitch Phillips MONACO, Dec 2 (Reuters) - Jamaica's Usain Bolt and Ethiopian distance runner Almaz Ayana were crowned as the IAAF's athletes of the year on Friday. Bolt completed his amazing Olympic "triple triple" of 100metres, 200metres and 4x100m relay golds at the Rio Games in August despite missing much of the …

  • Russian central bank loses $31 million in cyber at … Reuters - Sat, Dec 3, 2016 3:22 AM SGT
    A view shows the Central Bank headquarters in Moscow

    Hackers stole more than 2 billion roubles ($31 million) from correspondent accounts at the Russian central bank, the bank said on Friday, the latest example of an escalation of cyber attacks on financial institutions around the globe. Central bank official Artyom Sychyov discussed the losses at a briefing, saying that …

  • Fibre upgrade cost traps Britain in cyber slow lan … Reuters - Sat, Dec 3, 2016 3:11 AM SGT
    A British Telecom engineer repairs cables to the telephone and internet network in central London

    In a bid to boost Britain's economy through Brexit, Prime Minister Theresa May's government has said it wants to address business concerns and replace an ageing copper network with the "gold standard" common across Asia and parts of Europe. Pressure has been building on BT and its Openreach division for years, led by rivals …

  • Fiber upgrade cost traps Britain in cyber slow lan … Reuters - Sat, Dec 3, 2016 1:54 AM SGT
    A British Telecom engineer repairs cables to the telephone and internet network in central London

    In a bid to boost Britain's economy through Brexit, Prime Minister Theresa May's government has said it wants to address business concerns and replace an aging copper network with the "gold standard" common across Asia and parts of Europe. Pressure has been building on BT and its Openreach division for years, led by rivals …

  • A man wearing a mask depicting Apple's co-founder Jobs poses for a photograph as he waits for the release of Apple's new iPhone 6 and 6 Plus in Tokyo

    By Geert De Clercq PARIS (Reuters) - A proposal to name a street after the late Apple Inc chief executive and co-founder Steve Jobs has divided the leftist city council of a Paris district. The local district mayor wants to call one of several new streets around the vast Halle Freyssinet high-tech startup hub the "Rue …

  • European shares snap 3-week winning streak on Italian … Reuters - UK Focus - Sat, Dec 3, 2016 1:38 AM SGT

    European shares ended weaker after slipping earlier on Friday to a three-week low as investors traded cautiously before a referendum on constitutional reform in Italy that could trigger fresh political ...

  • Starbucks' CEO transition unlikely to stymie growth … Reuters - Sat, Dec 3, 2016 1:31 AM SGT
    Howard Schultz, CEO of Starbucks, speaks during the company's annual shareholders meeting in Seattle

    Starbucks Chief Executive Howard Schultz's decision to step down is unlikely to hamper growth at the world's biggest coffee chain as his successor Kevin Johnson is well suited to take the helm, analysts said. Starbucks Corp said on Thursday that Schultz would step down as CEO on April 3 to focus on new high-end coffee …

  • Aixtron will have to cut costs, jobs if U.S. blocks … Reuters - Sat, Dec 3, 2016 1:25 AM SGT
    The logo of Aixtron SE is pictured on the roof of the German chip equipment maker's headquarters in Herzogenrath

    By Matthias Inverardi and Harro Ten Wolde FRANKFURT (Reuters) - Aixtron will have to take action to balance income and costs, including potential job cuts, if U.S. President Barack Obama blocks its takeover by China's Fujian Grand Chip Investment Fund (FGC). Shares in the German semiconductor equipment maker fell more …

  • Factbox: Deals scuppered by U.S. regulatory scruti … Reuters - Sat, Dec 3, 2016 1:24 AM SGT

    (Reuters) - Aixtron SE's takeover by China's Fujian Grand Chip Investment Fund may soon be on the list of deals called off due to increased U.S. regulatory scrutiny. The Committee on Foreign Investment in the United States (CFIUS) has recommended that the 670 million-euro deal be blocked due to security concerns. …

  • Athletics-I could have won more if I'd got serious, … Reuters - Sat, Dec 3, 2016 1:14 AM SGT

    (Repeats, fixing repetition in first paragraph) By Mitch Phillips MONACO, Dec 2 (Reuters) - Looking back at his astonishing career Usain Bolt says his only real regret is that he did not take his sport more seriously at an earlier age. "Maybe I would have been at four Olympics," the superstar Jamaican sprinter told reporters …

  • An AT&T sign is seen outside a branch in Rolling Meadows

    By David Shepardson WASHINGTON (Reuters) - Billionaire investor Mark Cuban will be among the witnesses scheduled to testify at a U.S. Senate Judiciary panel hearing on Dec. 7 on AT&T Inc's proposed $85.4 billion (67.51 billion pounds) acquisition of Time Warner Inc. Cuban confirmed that he will testify in an email to …

  • A visitor looks on her mobile phone in front of an illuminated object during Christmas Garden event at botanic garden in Berlin

    By Julia Fioretti BRUSSELS (Reuters) - European Union ministers on Friday backed lowering the caps for how much mobile telecoms operators can charge each other to keep their customers connected while abroad, although they are likely to be cut further in subsequent negotiations. Ministers gave Slovakia, which holds the …

  • Athletics-Adidas ends IAAF sponsorship deal Reuters - Fri, Dec 2, 2016 11:36 PM SGT

    By Mitch Phillips MONACO, Dec 2 (Reuters) - German sportswear giant Adidas has ended its sponsorship agreement with the International Association of Athletics Federations(IAAF) three years early, the company said on Friday. "Adidas and the IAAF have agreed to terminate their existing partnership agreement in mutual agreement …

  • BRIEF-China Soft Power Technology Holdings says Wei … Reuters - Fri, Dec 2, 2016 10:44 PM SGT

    Dec 2 (Reuters) - China Soft Power Technology Holdings Ltd * Wei zhenyu has tendered his resignation as an executivedirector, chairman * Chen xiaodong has been appointed as an executive director,chairmanSource text for Eikon: Further company coverage:

  • Lady Gaga performs on London rooftop to promote new … Reuters - Fri, Dec 2, 2016 10:19 PM SGT
    Musician Lady Gaga arrives to promote her new album 'Joanne' in London

    Global pop star Lady Gaga gave an intimate performance at a shopping mall in London on Thursday night, where she promoted her new album "Joanne" and discussed the pitfalls of fame and celebrity. Around 60 fans gathered on the roof of the Westfield Mall to watch Gaga on a dome-covered stage perform acoustic versions of …

  • Ford recalls about 650,000 vehicles to fix seat belt … Reuters - Fri, Dec 2, 2016 10:05 PM SGT
    Ford logo is pictured at a car dealership in Monterrey

    Ford Motor Co said on Friday it was recalling about 650,000 vehicles in North America to fix issues that could prevent seat belts from functioning properly in a crash. The recall includes certain 2013-16 Ford Fusion, 2015-16 Ford Mondeo and 2013-15 Lincoln MKZ cars, Ford said. In the affected vehicles, increased temperatures …

  • By Karolin Schaps LONDON (Reuters) - Europe's biggest energy companies have ploughed more than 1 billion euros ($1.1 billion) into startups, according to Reuters calculations, with several deals announced in the past month as they accelerate a quest for new technologies to outpace rivals. Taking a leaf out of Silicon …

  • BRIEF-CK Hutchison says Indian tax authorities issued … Reuters - Fri, Dec 2, 2016 9:56 PM SGT

    Dec 2 (Reuters) - CK Hutchison Holdings Ltd : * Indian tax authorities issued a draft assessment order tohutchison telecommunications international limited * Has received a draft assessment order ( "dao") from indiantax authorities ("ita") dated 24 november 2016 * Htil believes that no assessment for …

  • Factbox - Energy companies' investments in sta … Reuters - Fri, Dec 2, 2016 9:53 PM SGT

    LONDON (Reuters) - Energy companies have ploughed more than 1 billion euros ($1.1 billion) into startups as they accelerate their search for innovative new technologies to help defend market share in the face of radical industry change. ...

  • Dec 2 (Reuters) - Huiyin Smart Community Co Ltd * Company entered into a co-operative agreement with jiangsuruihua * Registered capital of rmb200 million * Company and jiangsu ruihua have agreed to establish ajoint venture * Registered capital shall be fully contributed by jiangsuruihua and a subsidiary of company by cash …

  • Dec 2 (Reuters) - Mega Medical Technology Ltd * Has decided to discontinue EMS Business with immediateeffect * It is also expected that additional costs in relation todiscontinuation of EMS business will be incurredSource text for Eikon: Further company coverage:

  • Dec 2 (Reuters) - China Ocean Fishing Holdings Ltd: * Chu Ping Hang has been appointed as a chief executiveofficer * Chen Jiang has resigned as an executive director and chiefexecutive officerSource text for Eikon: Further company coverage:

  • BRIEF-Hongli Zhihui Group to acquire Shenzhen firm … Reuters - Fri, Dec 2, 2016 9:14 PM SGT

    Dec 2 (Reuters) - Hongli Zhihui Group * Says it plans to acquire Shenzhen internet technology firmfor 900 million yuan ($130.70 million) via cash, share issue * Says it plans to raise up to 382 million yuan in shareprivate placement to help fund the acquisition Source text in Chinese: http://bit.ly/2fO9I9v Further company …

  • BRIEF-Coolpad Group updates on disposal of 80% equity … Reuters - Fri, Dec 2, 2016 6:55 PM SGT

    Dec 2 (Reuters) - Coolpad Group-discloseable TransactionDisposal Of 80% Equity Interest In Coolpad Mobile * * Yulong shenzhen and coolpad mobile, being subsidiaries ofcompany, and superd entered into equity transfer arrangement * Deal for an aggregate consideration of rmb272 million * Yulong shenzhen has agreed to dispose …

  • Aixtron says has not received Obama decision on China … Reuters - Fri, Dec 2, 2016 6:54 PM SGT
    The logo of Aixtron SE is pictured on the roof of the German chip equipment maker's headquarters in Herzogenrath

    Aixtron said it had not received a ruling from U.S. President Barack Obama about whether a takeover by China's Fujian Grand Chip Investment Fund (FGC) could proceed, clouding the troubled German chip maker's outlook. Aixtron shares fell early on Friday following a report by Bloomberg that said Obama was poised to block …

  • Obama set to block Aixtron sale to Chinese fund -  … Reuters - Fri, Dec 2, 2016 6:53 PM SGT
    Obama delivers remarks as he welcomes 2016 Nobel laureates in the Oval Office at the White House in Washington

    U.S. President Barack Obama is poised to block the sale of German chip equipment maker Aixtron to China's Fujian Grand Chip Investment Fund (FGC), Bloomberg reported, citing sources. Obama, on Friday, is expected to uphold the Committee on Foreign Investment in the United States' (CFIUS) recommendation that Aixtron's sale …

  • Laird plc slumps 15% on £185m rights issue Fool.co.uk - Fri, Dec 2, 2016 6:41 PM SGT

    Laird plc (LON: LRD) is among today's major fallers.

  • European shares hit 3-week low before Italian vote Reuters - UK Focus - Fri, Dec 2, 2016 6:39 PM SGT

    European shares fell to a three-week low on Friday as investors stayed cautious before a referendum in Italy that could trigger fresh political uncertainty in the region. The pan-European STOXX 600 index ...

  • BRIEF-Mega Medical Technology says Luo Jun appointed … Reuters - Fri, Dec 2, 2016 6:21 PM SGT

    Dec 2 (Reuters) - Mega Medical Technology Ltd : * Luo Jun has been appointed as an executive director andthe chairmanSource text (http://bit.ly/2fZpQmZ)Further company coverage:

  • Dec 2 (Reuters) - Beijing Jingxi Culture & Tourism Co Ltd * Says it plans to invest 104.7 million yuan ($15.21million)in film studio Source text in Chinese: http://bit.ly/2gH0Uz9 Further company coverage: ($1 = 6.8854 Chinese yuan renminbi) (Reporting by Hong Kong newsroom)

  • Dec 2 (Reuters) - BOE Technology Group Co Ltd * Says unit and four partners agree to set up life insurancefirm with registered capital at 2.0 billion yuan ($290.47million) * Says it has bought back 196.3 million yuan worth ofA-shares, HK$82.4 million ($10.63 million) worth of B-sharesbetween Sept 20 and Nov 30 Source text …

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