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German chemicals and pharmaceuticals giant Bayer, maker of Aspirin painkiller, said on Tuesday it will acquire the consumer care business of Merck and Co in the US for $14.2 billion. “Bayer has agreed to acquire the consumer care business of US pharmaceutical company Merck and Co., for a purchase price of $14.2 billion (10.4 billion… » read more

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China and Germany held the first round of inter-governmental consultation on Tuesday, pledging to further boost bilateral ties and cooperation through this mechanism. The consultation, co-chaired by Chinese Premier Wen Jiabao and German Chancellor Angela Merkel, is a dialogue mechanism aimed at enhancing cooperation between the two countries. During the consultation, Wen said both sides… » read more

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PTT Thailand Open 2010

Thailand’s premier annual sporting event, the PTT Thailand Open, enters its 8th year as part of the ATP World Tour and returns to Bangkok. In 2003 with Paradorn-mania at its height after the Thai ace had become the first Asian player to crack the world top 10, the Thailand Open was born and the excitement… » read more

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