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(MENAFN - AFP) Komol Panyasophonlert struggles to string an English sentence together, but the 31-year-old Thai computer programmer is still hoping to be crowned champion of the wordsmith's favourite boardgame, Scrabble, this week.

Komol, the world Number Three, is one of several top-ranked Thais hoping to showcase their talents in the King's Cup tournament, which kicked ...

 
(MENAFN - AFP) Mining giant Rio Tinto has given up control of a mine at the centre of a decade-long civil war on Papua New Guinea's Bougainville, leaving locals angry on Friday that some shares will go to the national government.

The huge Panguna mine on Bougainville island has been closed since 1989, when it was forced to shut down after continuous attacks by secessionist ...

 
(MENAFN - AFP) A California jury ordered business software giant Oracle to pay Hewlett Packard Enterprise $3.1 billion for backing off a promise to support data servers powered by Itanium chips.

Oracle said it had acted properly in the situation and that it planned to appeal to a higher court.

"Two trials have now demonstrated clearly that the Itanium chip was nearing ...

 
(MENAFN - AFP) Asian stocks ended the week with another rally Friday on optimism that central banks globally will step up to support growth in the face of uncertainty caused by Britain's vote to quit the European Union.

After the shock of the referendum result sent world markets into initial free fall last Friday, they have surged over the past week as authorities moved to ...

 
(MENAFN - AFP) Japan's mammoth public pension fund has suffered its biggest annual loss since the global financial crisis, an official said Friday, risking criticism of its move to a stocks-focused strategy.

The news comes as Prime Minister Shinzo Abe fends off accusations that his administration tried to delay the official release of the fund's results until after parliamentary ...

 
(MENAFN - AFP) One of China's biggest banks hopes to raise $8 billion by listing in Hong Kong, in what would be the world's biggest flotation this year, a report said Friday.

Postal Savings Bank of China (PSBC), the country's sixth-biggest lender with 40,000 branches -- more than any other bank in the country -- aims to list in the city as soon as September, Bloomberg News ...

 
(MENAFN - AFP) Mining giant BHP Billiton Friday vowed to appeal a Brazilian court's decision to reinstate a 20 billion reals (US$6.2 billion) civil claim for clean-up costs and damages over the deadly Samarco dam disaster.

The claim had been superseded by a government settlement reached with the owners of the Samarco iron ore mine -- Anglo-Australian firm BHP and Brazil's ...

 
(MENAFN - AFP) A California jury ordered business software giant Oracle to pay Hewlett Packard Enterprise $3 billion for backing off a promise to support data servers powered by Itanium chips.

Oracle said it had acted properly in the situation and that it planned to appeal to a higher court.

"Two trials have now demonstrated clearly that the Itanium chip was nearing ...

 
(MENAFN - AFP) Asian stocks ended the week with another rally Friday as optimism that central banks globally will step up to support growth in the face of uncertainty caused by Britain's vote to quit the European Union.

After the shock of last Friday's referendum sent world markets into initial freefall, they have surged over the past week as authorities moved to sooth concerns ...

 
(MENAFN - AFP) Online queries for European holiday flights to Britain soared after its voters chose to abandon the EU, travel web sites reported, offering a glimmer of hope for tourism in the country.

People across Europe apparently rushed to find bargain trips after the June 23 referendum on leaving the European Union, which tipped sterling into a sharp slide against the ...

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