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Westports shares rally in Malaysia market debut
Westports shares rally in Malaysia market debut

Shares in leading Malaysian ports operator Westports Holdings surged eight percent on their debut Friday, after raising more than $700 million in the country's largest initial public offering (IPO) this year.

Westports shares rally in Malaysia market debut
'Fast & Furious' beats 'Hangover' on holiday weekend
'Fast & Furious' beats 'Hangover' on holiday weekend

Moviegoers raced to see "Fast & Furious 6" over the US Memorial Day weekend, earning the action sequel $117 million in its debut -- a clean win over the final "Hangover" movie.

'Fast & Furious' beats 'Hangover' on holiday weekend
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Racing: Astana 'debutes' at Fomula 1

The logo of Kazakhstan’s Astana team is now seen on Williams Formula 1 race cars.

Racing: Astana 'debutes' at Fomula 1
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'Pain and Gain' grabs top spot at US box office

Action comedy "Pain & Gain" starring Mark Wahlberg and Dwayne Johnson grabbed the top spot at the US box office in its debut this weekend, snagging $20 million.

'Pain and Gain' grabs top spot at US box office
'G.I. Joe' commands box office lead with $41.2 mn
'G.I. Joe' commands box office lead with $41.2 mn

Long-delayed sequel "G.I. Joe: Retaliation" led the North American box office in its debut weekend, earning $41.2 million.

'G.I. Joe' commands box office lead with $41.2 mn
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'Jack' slays N. America box office

Big-budget action-adventure "Jack the Giant Slayer" crushed all rivals in its debut weekend, easily topping the North American box office.

'Jack' slays N. America box office
Berlin fest draws to close after Romania claims top prize
Berlin fest draws to close after Romania claims top prize

The 63rd Berlin film festival wraps up Sunday after awarding its Golden Bear top prize to "Child's Pose", a mother-son psychodrama set among post-communist Romania's new ruling class.

Berlin fest draws to close after Romania claims top prize
Pfizer unit Zoetis makes strong market debut
Pfizer unit Zoetis makes strong market debut

Zoetis, pharmaceutical giant Pfizer's animal-health division, made a dramatic debut on Wall Street Friday as the biggest initial public offering since Facebook.

Pfizer unit Zoetis makes strong market debut
Teen author Stefan Bachmann reaps full-grown success
Teen author Stefan Bachmann reaps full-grown success

Stefan Bachmann is only 19, but his darkly mysterious debut novel set in a parallel world of faeries, goblins and child snatchers has already earned him comparisons to J.K. Rowling, Dickens and Dostoyevsky.

Teen author Stefan Bachmann reaps full-grown success
Julien David street cool kicks off Paris menswear shows
Julien David street cool kicks off Paris menswear shows

Tokyo-based French designer Julien David made his men's catwalk debut at the Paris menswear shows with a casual but elegant streetwear-inspired collection, while Mugler reinvented uniforms in a blaze of acid colours.

Julien David street cool kicks off Paris menswear shows
'Twilight' takes huge bite out of weekend movie sales
'Twilight' takes huge bite out of weekend movie sales

The final chapter of the blockbuster "Twilight" vampire film franchise earned some $138 million in its debut, taking a huge bite out of weekend movie ticket sales.

'Twilight' takes huge bite out of weekend movie sales
 Zuckerberg eyes mobile after Facebook IPO flop
Zuckerberg eyes mobile after Facebook IPO flop

Facebook founder Mark Zuckerberg said Tuesday the social network giant is focused on mobile devices and should be seen as a smart bet despite a "disappointing" stock market debut.

Zuckerberg eyes mobile after Facebook IPO flop
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Apple event invites hint at iPhone 5 debut

Apple on Tuesday invited members of the media to a September 12 event in San Francisco for what is expected to be the debut of a new-generation iPhone.

Apple event invites hint at iPhone 5 debut
Suu Kyi makes Myanmar parliamentary debut
Suu Kyi makes Myanmar parliamentary debut

Myanmar opposition leader Aung San Suu Kyi made her historic parliamentary debut Monday, marking a new phase in her near quarter century struggle to bring democracy to her army-dominated homeland.

Suu Kyi makes Myanmar parliamentary debut

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