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    Rival groups demonstrate in Thailand

    Reuters . Bangkok | Updated at 12:00am on January 20, 2019

    Rival groups held demonstrations in Thailand’s capital on Saturday, with hundreds of people demanding quick elections to end military rule and a much smaller group...

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    Singapore helps firms retain workers past retirement age

    Reuters . Singapore | Updated at 12:00am on January 20, 2019

    Mohsin Khan is still at his job repairing aircraft hydraulics parts although the Singaporean turns 75 in a couple of months....

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    New Zealand’s deteriorating water raises a stink

    Reuters . Wellington | Updated at 12:00am on January 20, 2019

    New Zealand’s clean, green image took a beating this summer as tourists travelling through the countryside posted pictures of lakes and rivers off limits due...

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    Citi says female employees earn 29pc less than men

    Reuters | Updated at 12:00am on January 20, 2019

    Citigroup’s female employees earn 29 per cent less than male employees on a global median basis, the Wall Street bank revealed on Wednesday, while announcing...

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    Germany, China pledge to open markets, deepen financial cooperation

    Reuters . Beijing | Updated at 12:00am on January 20, 2019

    Germany and China on Friday signed agreements to strengthen coordination in banking, finance and capital markets, and pledged to further open market access and deepen...

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    Vegetable oil prices to rise $50-$100 per tonne by June: analyst

    Reuters | Updated at 12:00am on January 20, 2019

    Prices of vegetable oils including palm oil are set to rise by $50-$100 per tonne by June, according to a forecast by industry analyst James...

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    LVMH planning fashion brand with Rihanna

    Reuters . Paris | Updated at 12:00am on January 20, 2019

    Louis Vuitton parent owner LVMH is developing a luxury brand with singer Rihanna, in a rare move by the acquisitive group towards building a new...

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    Supermodel Bundchen responds to Brazil’s farm minister in Amazon spat

    Reuters . Brasilia | Updated at 12:00am on January 20, 2019

    A high-profile dispute between supermodel Gisele Bundchen and Brazil’s agriculture minister over deforestation escalated this week, coming as activists worry about new President Jair Bolsonaro’s...

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    UN members owe $2b in debt to peacekeeping

    Reuters . New York | Updated at 12:39am on January 19, 2019

    UN member states owe nearly $2 billion in peacekeeping funds, United Nations chief Antonio Guterres has warned, with the United States responsible for more than...

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    Dembele, Messi see off Levante

    Reuters . Barcelona | Updated at 12:00am on January 19, 2019

    Barcelona’s Ousmane Dembele and Lionel Messi were on target as the Copa del Rey holders thrashed Levante 3-0 at the Nou Camp on Thursday for...

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