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  • *Malaysia has identified several potential sources of the leak. KUALA LUMPUR/ SINGAPORE, Nov 1- Malaysia is investigating an alleged attempt to sell the data of more than 46 million mobile phone subscribers online, in what appears to be one of the largest leaks of customer data in Asia. The massive data breach, believed to affect almost the entire population of...

  • China's President Xi Jinping claps after his speech as he and other new Politburo Standing Committee members meet with the press at the Great Hall of the People in Beijing, China October 25, 2017.

    China’s leading sovereign wealth fund is eyeing an office in California, Recode reports.

  • TOKYO/ KUALA LUMPUR, Oct 25- Malaysian state energy company Petroliam Nasional Bhd, or Petronas, signed a three-year liquefied natural gas supply agreement with JERA Co, with smaller volumes and for a shorter period than its previous deal with the biggest LNG buyer in Japan. JERA, the fuel purchasing joint venture between Tokyo Electric Power and Chubu Electric...

  • International travelers wait to have their passports checked at O'Hare International Airport in Chicago.

    For the first time, an Asian country stands alone as the world's strongest passport, according to a new ranking.

  • Tourists swarm into the main street of the ancient town of Ciqikou on January 30, 2017 in Chongqing, China.

    Chinese accounts for six of the world's top 10 fastest growing tourism cities, according to new data.

  • TBILISI- National Bank of Georgia monetary policy committee meeting. CHISINAU- National Bank of Moldova interest rate decision. SYDNEY- Reserve Bank of Australia Deputy Governor Guy Debelle will give a speech at the Warren Hogan Memorial Lecture at University of Sydney 0745 GMT.

  • BUDAPEST- Hungarian Central Bank rate-setting meeting. WINDHOEK, Namibia- Central Bank of Namibia monetary policy meeting. CHISINAU- National Bank of Moldova interest rate decision.

  • *Singapore oBike hopes to launch in Paris in coming weeks. Launched just last week, Hong Kong's Gobee.bike has already spread its bikes all over Paris and Chinese giants Ofo and Mobike, as well as Singapore startup oBike, see entering the French capital as a key step in their plans to conquer Europe's city centres. Paris deputy mayor for urban planning Jean-Louis...

  • TUESDAY, OCTOBER 24 BRASILIA- Central Bank of Brazil holds Monetary Policy Committee Meeting. BUDAPEST- Hungarian Central Bank rate-setting meeting. WINDHOEK, Namibia- Central Bank of Namibia monetary policy meeting.

  • TOULOUSE, France, Oct 19- Airbus on Thursday staged the delayed maiden flight of its A330neo jetliner, an upgraded version of its profitable A330 series designed to buttress European sales against the latest model of the Boeing 787 Dreamliner. The wide-bodied, long-distance jet took off from the planemaker's Toulouse headquarters under overcast skies,...

  • TOULOUSE, France, Oct 19- Airbus planemaking chief Fabrice Bregier said the company still expects to deliver "around 200" A320neo aircraft in 2017, but added that reaching this existing target would be "tough" in the wake of delayed engine deliveries. Bregier said Pratt& Whitney, whose industrial problems have delayed deliveries of jets at Airbus plants, was...

  • THURSDAY, OCTOBER 19 WARSAW- National Bank of Poland release the minutes of its monitory policy meeting. SYDNEY- Reserve Bank of Australia Assistant Governor Michele Bullock will give speech at the Australian Shareholders Association- 0110 GMT. SEOUL- Bank of Korea monetary policy meeting to announce interest rates.

  • Malaysia Airlines CEO Peter Bellew is leaving after just over a year in charge to return to Ryanair as chief operations officer.

  • **PRAGUE- Czech Central Bank board member Oldrich Dedek to attend a discussion titled "the tradition of Czech monetary policy".- 1500 GMT. THURSDAY, OCTOBER 19 WARSAW- National Bank of Poland release the minutes of its monitory policy meeting. SYDNEY- Reserve Bank of Australia Assistant Governor Michele Bullock will give speech at the Australian Shareholders...

  • SYDNEY- Panel participation by Luci Ellis, Assistant Governor of the Reserve Bank of Australia, at the 9th Annual Australian& New Zealand Investment Conference 0030 GMT. SYDNEY- Reserve Bank of Australia will release the minutes of October monetary policy meeting- 0030 GMT. SYDNEY- Reserve Bank of Australia Assistant Governor Michele Bullock will give speech...

  • TUESDAY, OCTOBER 17 WARSAW- National Bank of Poland holds Monetary Policy Council Meeting. SYDNEY- Panel participation by Luci Ellis, Assistant Governor of the Reserve Bank of Australia, at the 9th Annual Australian& New Zealand Investment Conference 0030 GMT. SYDNEY- Reserve Bank of Australia will release the minutes of October monetary policy meeting- 0030...

  • *Malaysia once a key source of revenue for North Korea. KUALA LUMPUR, Oct 13- Malaysia, which until recently had been one of Pyongyang's closest friends, has halted all imports from North Korea, as part of global efforts to cut off funding over its nuclear and missile programmes. Malaysia did not buy any goods from North Korea in June and July, after buying 20.6 million...

  • TUESDAY, OCTOBER 17 WARSAW- National Bank of Poland holds Monetary Policy Council Meeting. SYDNEY- Panel participation by Luci Ellis, Assistant Governor of the Reserve Bank of Australia, at the 9th Annual Australian& New Zealand Investment Conference 0030 GMT. SYDNEY- Reserve Bank of Australia will release the minutes of October monetary policy meeting- 0030...

  • Oct 11- Software produced by Microsoft Corp has been acquired by entities in Russia and Crimea that are subject to sanctions barring companies based in the United States from doing business with them. The licenses were sold by Moscow- registered company Syssoft, which is mentioned among Microsoft partners on Microsoft's website. Dutch prosecutors say that a...

  • A bicycle from bike-sharing startup ofo in the Muslim Quarter of Xi’an, China.

    The World Bank raised its economic growth forecasts for developing East Asia and Pacific for this year and 2018