06 Mar '11, 10pm

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Cameron unveils plan to boost growth in Britain 6:47 AM LONDON - PRIME Minister David Cameron pledged on Sunday to cut taxes and bureaucratic red tape to encourage business and growth in Britain. The government will take on 'the enemies of enterprise' in its budget due later this month, Mr Cameron said, insisting that encouraging enterprise by eliminating bureaucratic hurdles is the only way forward for a country struggling to recover from recession. SGX chief promotes ASX merger 6:00 AM SYDNEY - THE head of Singapore's stock exchange tried to win investor support on Sunday for a proposed merger with the Australian bourse, saying the move would help companies enjoy better growth. Singapore Exchange Ltd (SGX) will step up its campaign for the US$8.4 billion (S$10.6 billion) deal this month, when it applies to the Foreign Investment Review Board and treasurer for approval to...

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US stocks surge as oil prices ease 7:31 AM NEW YORK - US STOCK markets surged on Tuesday as oil prices fell back and trade...

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Oil spikes on Libya clashes 6:30 AM NEW YORK - CRUDE oil prices shot higher Wednesday as violent clashes in Libya between ...

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GENEVA - JUST when carmakers thought it safe to roll out new models in the wake of the economic crisis - 170 premieres are...

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China targets 7% growth, cap on inflation: Wen 11:59 AM BEIJING - PREMIER Wen Jiabao on Sunday said China had set a lower ...

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NYTimes.com to start charging readers 'shortly' 7:12 AM WASHINGTON - THE New York Times said on Wednesday that it is in th...

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Warren Buffett says on the hunt for deals 9:48 PM NEW YORK - WARREN Buffett is looking for acquisitions as an outlet to de...

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SINGAPORE shares opened lower on Wednesday, with the benchmark Straits Times Index at 3,004.87 in early trade, down 0.47 p...

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Tremors in Damansara buildings cause panic 8:56 AM PETALING JAYA - PEOPLE rushed out of the six-block office buildings in ...

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Developers showcase hummingbird-shaped drone 9:19 PM SIMI VALLEY (California) - A PROJECT manager has demonstrated a tiny ...

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The PAP’s election campaign is on. And it is there to tell the people how good the party is, how well and how much they ha...

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‘Will the ruling People’s Action Party sweep everyone else aside and come up with a landslide? Or will the opposition fina...

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The Electoral Boundaries Review Committee (EBRC), under the purview of the Prime Minister’s Office, released its much-awai...

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MUMBAI - A fire in a Mumbai slum destroyed the one-room shack of "Slumdog Millionaire" child actress Rubina Ali, leaving h...

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A Japan's Air Defense Force helicopter lands on a ground next to a totally damaged building in Minamisanrikucho in Miyagi ...

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straitstimes.com 11 Mar '11, 2pm

TOKYO - AT LEAST 703 people were killed in the massive 8.9-magnitude earthquake and tsunami that hit Japan on Friday - but...