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Analysis: Can Malaysia Airlines survive double tragedy?

By Tue, Jul 22, 2014 11:07AM UTC Pic: AP.

The tragic loss of Malaysian Airlines Flight 17 on July 17 with 298 passengers and crew aboard, coupled with the mysterious disappearance of a second Boeing 777-200 into the Indian Ocean with the loss of 239 on March 8, could well doom the airline.

Emerging markets drive Google Play’s quest for dominance

By Mon, Jul 21, 2014 5:28PM UTC A video game is played on a Nexus 7 tablet at a Google event in San Francisco. Pic: AP.

Significant increases in customer numbers in the emerging markets of Asia and Latin America are driving Google Play’s growth as it bids to close the revenue gap on Apple’s App Store.

McDonald’s, KFC in China suspected of serving expired meat

By Mon, Jul 21, 2014 1:31PM UTC Pic: AP.

The food safety scandals in China just keep on coming. This time it has emerged that beef and chicken more than one year past its expiry date may have been served to customers by McDonald’s and KFC.

Ooredoo announces distributors for Burma mobile rollout

By Mon, Jul 21, 2014 10:45AM UTC Passengers and a rickshaw rider stand in the foreground of a illuminated Billboard advertising Telecom Company Ooredoo, in Yangon, Burma. Pic: AP.

Ooredoo, one of two international telecoms operating in Burma, announced distributors for its low-cost mobile devices on Friday. The Qatari company pledges to provide affordable devices and SIM cards to the country and has already integrated itself into Burma’s growing tech scene ahead of the product roll-out.

Nissan CEO: Japan’s 30% female bosses goal too ambitious

By Thu, Jul 17, 2014 6:15PM UTC Nissan Chief Executive Carlos Ghosn. Pic: AP.

TOKYO (AP) — Nissan’s chief executive, who has long made a point of promoting women to management positions, says the Japanese prime minister’s plan to boost female bosses to 30 percent by 2020 is too ambitious.

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