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Jaguar XJ 2.0L launched by JLR

JLR unveils Jaguar XJ 2.0 at Rs 93.24 lakh in India

Jaguar Land Rover introduces locally produced Jaguar XJ 2.0 in India. Tata Motors’ Jaguar Land Rover (JLR) launched its locally manufactured Jaguar XJ 2.0L (petrol powered) at a price of Rs 93.24 lakh on September 16, 2014. Earlier this...
China $4.3 billion airport near Dalian

China to build a $4.3 billion airport near Dalian

The $4.3 billion airport will be built on an artificial island. A major Chinese city by the name of Dalian will build a $4.3 billion airport on an 8.07 square mile artificial island, it was reported on September 16, 2014. Comprising four runways,...
Dr Ong Kong Wee map breast cancer operation

Surgical ‘map’ that makes breast cancer surgery faster and less riskier

Singaporean doctor develops a surgical ‘map’ to reduce risk to breast cancer surgery. Apart from increasing the efficiency of an early stage breast cancer surgery, a surgical map developed by Dr Ong Kong Wee, head of SingHealth Duke-NUS...
A security guard stand next to a Volkswagen logo at the stage of the company prior to the opening of the 15th Shanghai International Automobile Industry Exhibition

Two automakers fined for price fixing in China

Chrysler Group and Volkswagon JV fined heavily for price fixing in China. Chinese regulators have heavily fined two more multinational carmakers for price fixing in China on September 11, 2014. While Volkswagen JV was fined $40.5 million by...
Zhang Yaqin Microsoft baidu poaching

Microsoft China loses top exec to Baidu

Chinese search engine Baidu hires Microsoft China’s top executive. Microsoft China lost its top executive Zhang Yaqin, the company’s corporate vice president, to the Chinese search giant Baidu, in the face of current setbacks in...
Indonesia airfare price ceiling

Indonesia to raise airfare price ceiling

The Indonesian government will increase the airfare price ceiling for scheduled flights. The Indonesian transport ministry will be increasing airfare price ceiling for scheduled flights by October 2014 to lift the weight of losses. The airlines...
Jurong caverns oil storage singapore

Singapore goes underground for commercial oil storage

The Jurong Caverns, Singapore’s large-scale oil storage project, is an engineering feat. In a latest accomplishment, Singapore has found an ‘underground’ solution to its commercial oil storage issues and land constraints. An...
Malaysia prototype lithium ion batteries

Malaysia to make prototype lithium ion batteries

First quarter of 2015 will see Malaysia produce prototype lithium ion batteries for the local market. In a bid to deal with the impending energy crisis and reducing pollution, Malaysia will be producing prototype lithium ion batteries by the...
Malaysia Airlines state buyout

Malaysia Airlines to slash 6,000 jobs

In its plans to restructure the company, Malaysia Airlines to slash 6,000 jobs. As part of a 12-point restructuring plan revealed by the strategic investment fund of the Government of Malaysia, Khazahnah Nasional, Malaysia Airlines (MAS) will...
Lenovo settles US Ideapad lawsuit

Lenovo settles US Ideapad lawsuit for $70 million

A year after being sued for laptop malfunctions, Lenovo settles US Ideapad lawsuit for $70 million. Chinese personal computer giant Lenovo has settled the US Ideapad lawsuit for $70 million after a year of deliberation. The company will...