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    21 Apr 2014 Mon

    Japan trade deficit quadruples on-year in March to US$14b

    Japan's trade deficit quadrupled on-year in March to US$14 billion, data showed Monday, with a weak yen compounding surging imports as consumers rushed to buy ahead of a rise in sales tax.

  • 2
    21 Apr 2014 Mon

    Gibraltar fire stops global online betting

    An explosion and fire at a Gibraltar power station has blacked out much of the British outpost and halted international online betting operations with giants including William Hill and Ladbrokes.

  • 3
    20 Apr 2014 Sun

    Nintendo's trailblazing Game Boy marks 25th anniversary

    Nintendo's trailblazing Game Boy marks its 25th anniversary on Monday with the portable device's legacy living on in cutting-edge smartphone games and among legions of nostalgic fans.

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    20 Apr 2014 Sun

    China auto show to open amid environmental, growth concerns

    Leading automakers are gathering in Beijing on Sunday for the kickoff of China's biggest car show, but lackluster growth and environmental restrictions in the world's largest car market have thrown uncertainty into the mix.

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    19 Apr 2014 Sat

    Earnings, economy buoy US stocks against Ukraine worries

    Positive overall quarterly earnings and some encouraging data on the economy protected US stocks this week from tensions over Ukraine and frail enthusiasm for tech stocks.

  • 6
    19 Apr 2014 Sat

    Progress but no deal in US-Japan TPP trade talks

    The United States said there had been progress but no final deal in talks with Japan that are crucial to advancing the ambitious 12-country Trans-Pacific Partnership trade deal.

  • 7
    19 Apr 2014 Sat

    US delays decision on Keystone pipeline project

    The United States indefinitely extended the review process for a controversial Canada-to-US oil pipeline, potentially delaying a final decision on the project until beyond mid-term elections in November.

  • 8
    19 Apr 2014 Sat

    Armani settles Italy tax row with 270m euros

    Armani settled a tax dispute in Italy by paying 270 million euros (US$373 million) this week, Italian business daily Il Sole 24 Ore reported.

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    19 Apr 2014 Sat

    Italy cabinet moves to trim perks, help low earners

    Italian Prime Minister Matteo Renzi hailed a "structural revolution" after his cabinet approved a round of tax and spending cuts including a limit of five chauffeured cars per government ministry.

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    19 Apr 2014 Sat

    Android gains in US, basic phones almost extinct

    The Google Android platform grabbed the majority of mobile phones in the US market in early 2014, as consumers all but abandoned non-smartphone handsets, a survey showed.