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    01 Aug 2014 Fri

    China's manufacturing activity surges in July

    Chinese manufacturing activity increased sharply in July, rising at its fastest pace in more than two years, an official survey showed on Friday (August 1), as the world's second-largest economy shows signs of increasing momentum.

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    01 Aug 2014 Fri

    N Korea issues new bank notes

    North Korea has started issuing new bank notes in an apparent effort to flush out privately hoarded cash reserves, according to South Korea's National Intelligence Service.

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    01 Aug 2014 Fri

    Singapore 'condemns' Israeli shelling of UN-designated shelter: MFA

    The Ministry of Foreign Affairs said the act of shelling the Jabalia Elementary Girls School in Gaza, which injured and killed civilians including children, is "unpardonable".

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    01 Aug 2014 Fri

    London property may be haven for dirty money

    At least 122 billion pounds ($206 billion) in property in England and Wales has hard-to-trace ownership via companies in London property may be "haven for dirty money" offshore tax havens, the Financial Times reported in an investigation.

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    01 Aug 2014 Fri

    DBS posts record first-half net profit of S$2b

    Higher net interest margin, loan volumes and annuity fee income streams more than offset a decline in market-related income, the bank says.

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    01 Aug 2014 Fri

    Kerry announces 72-hour ceasefire in Gaza

    Israel and Hamas have agreed to a 72-hour ceasefire in the Gaza conflict, US Secretary of State John Kerry and the United Nations announced early Friday (August 1).

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    01 Aug 2014 Fri

    Commonwealth Games: Amos stuns Olympic king Rudisha in Glasgow

    Olympic champion and world record holder David Rudisha was beaten by Nijel Amos in the Commonwealth Games 800m final on Thursday (July 31) while Nigeria's Blessing Okagbare claimed a women's sprint double.

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    01 Aug 2014 Fri

    Commonwealth Games: King's women's doubles squash defence ends

    Joelle King's defence of the Commonwealth Games women's doubles squash title she won with Jaclyn Hawkes is over after she and new partner Amanda Landers-Murphy were beaten by Indians Joshana Chinappa and Dipika Pallikal 11-9, 11-5.

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    01 Aug 2014 Fri

    Dollar little changed ahead of July US jobs report

    The dollar took a breather on Thursday (July 31), avoiding large moves against other major currencies ahead of the July US labour market report.

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    01 Aug 2014 Fri

    Malaysian bus drivers stage strike at Johor checkpoint

    Malaysian buses ferrying factory workers into Singapore staged a strike at the Johor checkpoint over new toll charges imposed by Malaysia.