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Thai Union takes stake in Red Lobster

THAI UNION Group, one of the worldâ??s largest seafood companies, has purchased a minority stake in Red Lobster Seafood Co, the worldâ??s largest seafood-restaurant company, in a deal worth US$575 million (Bt20.3 billion) as part of its strategic expansion into a new business segment, retail food services.
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A row of greenhouses under construction at Knox Nursery will soon be home rapid expansion of Florida's newest cash crop: medical marijuana. Some marijuana was already harvested at the Winter Garden fi
Former senior SABC staffer Phil Molefe testified about attempts by Hlaudi Motsoeneng to get him to take a "softer" stance toward the Guptas.
NEW DELHI (AP) — India’s main investigating agency says it has arrested a former air force chief for allegedly influencing a $750 million deal with AgustaWestland for the purchase of 12 luxury
CHINA-CORRUPTION/:In graft fight, China makes it harder to move capital, people overseas
Federal regulators are considering allowing airline passengers in coming years to routinely make phone calls during flights—so long as travelers are warned in advance about potential midair distractio
The business community has begun to pressure Trump to abandon campaign-trail pledges of hardline immigration policies        
SINGAPORE/TOKYO/DUBAI (Reuters) - Saudi Arabia has told its U.S. and European customers it will reduce oil deliveries from January as Russia signaled that a commitment from non-OPEC producers to join
Daniel J. GraeberLONDON, Dec. 9 (UPI) -- Venezuela and Saudi Arabia were the only two OPEC members showing production declines, highlighting challenges ahead for a production deal, Platts reported.
Two Ukrainian soldiers were wounded in Donbas, Ukrainian Defense Ministry spokesman Andriy Lysenko said. “No Ukrainian servicemen died but two suffered injuries in the hostilities over the past
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Developers will hold meeting on plans to commercialise the controversial building
"We need to step up. Be vocal. Be visible" says Vanda Murray
Industrial production contracted by 1.9 percent in October mainly due to poor show by manufacturing and mining sectors coupled with decline in capital goods output.  
Sebi today said transfer of shares to shareholders under tender offers would be made directly to the account maintained by the Clearing Corporation, a move aimed reducing systemic risk to investors.
The CBI today arrested former Indian Air Force chief S P Tyagi and two others for alleged corruption in the Rs 3,600 crore AgustaWestland VVIP choppers deal. Tyagi, who retired in 2007, was questione
State Bank of India will divest 3.9 per cent of its stake in SBI Life Insurance Company to global investment firms KKR and Temasek for Rs 1,794 crore (USD 264 million). State Bank of India (SBI) said
India is nearing its Millennium Development Goals for health parameters like reducing child mortality, improving maternal health and has been able to halt the spread of HIV/AIDS, according to a Health
Supreme Court today sought the Centre's response on a plea challenging the appointment of Rakesh Asthana as the interim director of CBI after allegedly shifting out a senior officer who was supervisin
The Statistics Ministry has postponed the release of Consumer Price Index (CPI) or retail inflation data by a day to Tuesday as Eid falls on Monday, while the Index of Industrial Production data will
The Reserve Bank of India today fixed the reference rate of the rupee at 67.5840 against the US dollar and 71.7607 for the euro. The corresponding rates were 67.4325 and 72.6113 yesterday. According
An advocate was allegedly assaulted by a sub-inspector on duty to maintain law and order outside the Civil Lines branch of SBI, following which the police administration put the cop under suspension.
Deakin University, Australia in association with the National Law University, Delhi is hosting the first of its kind conference aimed at bringing both Indian and Australian legal fraternities together
The industrial output was driven down by a contraction in manufacturing and mining sectors
Bayer and U.S. healthcare investor Versant Ventures plan to establish a stem-cell research company called BlueRock Therapeutics, with initial joint funding of $225 million.
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South Delhi Mayor Shyam Sharma has directed the horticulture department of the civic body to provide the facility of open gyms in 400 more parks. He gave this direction in a meeting to review the con
Ruling Congress in the union territory today celebrated the 70th birth day of party chief Sonia Gandhi. At a function held in the Puducherry Pradesh Congress Committee, PCC President and PWD Minist
Only 4,561 Romanians living abroad have cast their vote by mail for this Sunday’s parliamentary elections, according to data released by the Romanian Post this Friday. This is the first time postal vo
More than 8.74 lakh birds have been culled in four states and one union territory so far this year in order to control the spread of bird flu disease in the country, the Parliament was informed today.
A scientist with the Tamil Nadu Agricultural University here has been conferred with Indian Institute of Agronomy (ISA) Gold Medal Award for the year 2014. The medal, instituted by ISA was presented
Capital markets regulator Sebi has ordered Factorial Master Fund, a Hong-Kong based firm founded by an Indian origin banker, to disgorge Rs 20 crore worth of illegal gains made by it through insider t

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