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    31 Jul 2014 Thu

    Beer giant toasts bumper World Cup sales

    The world's biggest brewer, Anheuser-Busch InBev, said on Thursday (31 July) that it had seen a bumper quarter with World Cup fever boosting sales from Brazil to Germany.

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    31 Jul 2014 Thu

    India raps 'unacceptable' US surveillance

    India's foreign minister told her visiting counterpart John Kerry on Thursday (July 31) that US surveillance of an ally was "unacceptable" following allegations that Washington's National Security Agency targeted the ruling party.

  • 3
    31 Jul 2014 Thu

    Football: Luis Enrique pays tribute to late Robson

    Barcelona's new head coach Luis Enrique paid tribute to his former mentor Bobby Robson on Thursday, on the fifth anniversary of the former England manager's death. 

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    31 Jul 2014 Thu

    SGX Q4 earnings decline, but trading volume expected to recover

    Singapore Exchange (SGX) posted a 11.6 per cent year-on-year decline in fiscal fourth-quarter earnings - the third straight quarter of decline. 

  • 5
    31 Jul 2014 Thu

    Facebook unveils free Internet app, starting in Zambia

    Facebook on Thursday (July 31) unveiled an app to allow people around the world with mobile phones but no Internet access to access online services for health, education and basic communications.

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    31 Jul 2014 Thu

    5.8 quake strikes between Andaman Islands and Myanmar

    A moderate 5.8 magnitude earthquake struck off the west coast of the Andaman Islands at 7:41pm (1341 GMT) on Thursday (July 31), the US Geological Survey said.

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    31 Jul 2014 Thu

    How to protect yourself from Ebola

    West Africa is grappling with the largest outbreak of Ebola virus in history, and concerns are mounting that the hemorrhagic fever could spill across international borders.

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    31 Jul 2014 Thu

    UOB year-on-year Q2 net profit up 3.2%

    Home loans formed the bulk of UOB's non-performing loans in Singapore - for the second quarter, its group non-performing loans increased by 7.3 per cent on-year to S$2.31 billion dollars.

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    31 Jul 2014 Thu

    Profits shrink at Japan's 'megabanks'

    Japan's top three banks on Thursday posted lower quarterly profits as the impact of last year's stock market surge faded.

  • 10
    31 Jul 2014 Thu

    US weekly jobless claims up

    The number of claims for US unemployment insurance benefits, a sign of the pace of layoffs, jumped 23,000 last week to 302,000 after trending lower for several weeks.