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  • SUVA- Reserve Bank of Fiji board meeting to announce interest rates. WARSAW- National Bank of Poland holds Monetary Policy Council Meeting. TUESDAY, DECEMBER 5 BUDAPEST- Hungarian Central Bank holds non-rate-setting meeting.

  • Tan Hooi Ling, co-founder and chief operating officer of Grab.

    Tan Hooi Ling, co-founder of Grab, said it is difficult, but necessary, to say no to talented individuals who aren't a good fit culturally.

  • *Vietnam to kick off Sabeco auction on Dec 18. HO CHI MINH CITY, Nov 29- Vietnam will kick off next month the sale of a majority stake in Sabeco, the country's biggest brewer and maker of the Bia Saigon and 333 beer brands, in an ambitious deal the government hopes will rake in at least $5 billion. "The big sale is to increase the attractiveness," a Vietnam trade ministry...

  • *Vietnam to kick off Sabeco auction on Dec 18. HO CHI MINH CITY, Nov 29- Vietnam will kick off next month the sale of a majority stake in the Sabeco, the country's biggest brewer and the maker of Bia Saigon and 333 beers, in an ambitious deal the government hopes will rake in at least $5 billion. "The big sale is to increase the attractiveness," a Vietnam trade ministry...

  • KARANGASEM, Indonesia— Flights trickled out of Bali a day after its airport reopened but the erupting volcano there shut down air travel to a neighboring Indonesian island Thursday, showing the continued risk to aircraft from the towering ash clouds. Australia's Jetstar said it would have 16 flights out of Bali on Thursday, six more than usual, which would take...

  • *Vietnam to kick off Sabeco auction on Dec 18. HO CHI MINH CITY, Nov 29- Vietnam will kick off the sale of 54 percent of Sabeco, the country's biggest brewer and the maker of Bia Saigon and 333 beers, next month, in an ambitious deal the government hopes will raise at least $5 billion. The mininum price for Sabeco's sale was set at 320,000 dong a share, trade ministry...

  • **PRAGUE- Czech National Bank Governor Jiri Rusnok to speak at conference "Economic outlook" 0800 GMT. WEDNESDAY, NOVEMBER 29 SANTIAGO- Central Bank of Chile to publish minutes of November policy meeting. CHISINAU- National Bank of Moldova announces interest rate decision.

  • FRIDAY, NOVEMBER 24 BOGOTA- Bank of Colombia holds Board of Director's meeting followed by a press release and a press conference. **PRAGUE Czech National Bank Vice Governor Mojmir Hampl to participate in a discussion on Czech insurance policy 0730 GMT. CHISINAU- National Bank of Moldova announces interest rate decision.

  • *UK regulator says has "huge concerns" about Uber ethics. TORONTO/ SAN FRANCISCO, Nov 22- Struggling ride-hailing firm Uber faces a fresh regulatory crackdown after disclosing it paid hackers $100,000 to keep secret a massive breach last year that exposed personal data from around 57 million accounts. "Deliberately concealing breaches from regulators and...

  • In this March 14, 2017, file photo, a U.S. Navy C-2 Greyhound approaches the deck of the Nimitz-class aircraft carrier USS Carl Vinson.

    The U.S. Navy said the cause of the crash is not known at this time.

  • *Australia, Philippines look into the incident. Nov 21- Uber Technologies Inc paid hackers $100,000 to keep secret a massive breach last year that exposed the personal information of about 57 million accounts of the ride-service provider, the company said on Tuesday. Discovery of the U.S. company's cover-up of the incident resulted in the firing of two...

  • BANGKOK- Bank of Thailand releases minutes of its previous interest rate meeting- 0200 GMT. WARSAW- National Bank of Poland release the minutes of its monitory policy meeting. FRIDAY, NOVEMBER 24 BOGOTA- Bank of Colombia holds Board of Director's meeting followed by a press release and a press conference.

  • A phone displays the Uber ride-hailing app on September 22, 2017 in London, England.

    SoftBank's investment in Uber opens up the possibility of combining it with other ride-hailing assets the Japanese group owns, industry sources say.

  • SYDNEY- Reserve Bank of Australia Governor Philip Lowe will give a speech at the Australian Business Economists annual dinner in Sydney 0905 GMT. WARSAW- National Bank of Poland holds Monetary Policy Council Meeting. BUDAPEST- Hungarian Central Bank holds rate-setting meeting.

  • SYDNEY- Panel participation by Michele Bullock, Reserve Bank of Australia's assistant governor at the Women in Payments Symposium, Sydney 2230 GMT. SYDNEY- Reserve Bank of Australia Financial Stability Head Jonathan Kearns will give speech at the Aus-China Property Developers, Investors& Financiers event, Sydney- 0135 GMT. SYDNEY- Reserve Bank of Australia...

  • CHICAGO, Nov 17- U.S. corn futures rose about 2 percent on Friday on fund-driven short-covering and talk of increased export demand, while soybeans hit a one-week high as worries about stressful crop weather in Argentina lifted soymeal futures, analysts said. Chicago Board of Trade December corn settled up 6-1/ 2 cents at $3.43 per bushel. January soybeans ended...

  • *Improving weather in Brazil keeps focus on ample supply. MANILA/ PARIS, Nov 17- U.S. corn futures held near a one-year low on Friday, as the market tried to find a footing after being dented by lower than expected U.S. export sales and the prospect of ample supply. The most-traded corn contract for December delivery on the Chicago Board of Trade was up 0.5 percent at...

  • JAKARTA- Indonesia Central Bank holds board of governors meeting. **Zagreb- Croatia Finance Minister Zdravko Maric will meet an association of Croatia export-oriented firms to talk about the policy plans for 2018- 0900 GMT. SYDNEY- Panel participation by Michele Bullock, Reserve Bank of Australia's assistant governor at the Women in Payments Symposium, Sydney...

  • President Donald Trump boards Air Force One to depart home to the U.S. from Ninoy Aquino International Airport in Manila, Philippines November 14, 2017.

    A White House official said that the president's statement will center around the five-country tour of Asia, NBC News reported.

  • Douglas Feagin, senior vice president and head of global business at Ant Financial

    Douglas Feagin, SVP and head of global business at Ant Financial, addressed concerns about the company's asset-backed securities.