South Korea Revises Q2 GDP Lower
South Korean GDP rose a seasonally-adjusted 0.3% in the second quarter of 2012, revised data from the Bank of Korea showed Thursday.
Praxair to Invest $66 Million in Two New Argentina Plants
Industrial-gas supplier Praxair Inc. (PX) plans to invest 305 million Argentine pesos ($66 million) in Argentina to build two new plants to produce oxygen, nitrogen and argon, the country's industry ministry said in a statement Thursday.
Fraser & Neave to Vote Sept. 28 On Heineken Offer
Fraser & Neave Ltd. (F99.SG) Thursday said it has called a meeting of its shareholders on Sept. 28 to decide the fate of Heineken NV's (HEIA.AE) offer of 5.6 billion Singapore dollars (US$4.5 billion) to buy F&N's stake in Asia Pacific Breweries Ltd. (A46.SG), maker of Tiger beer.
Qantas Secures Alliance with Emirates Air
Qantas Airways Ltd. (QAN.AU) has secured an alliance with Emirates Airline, the Australian Financial Review reported Thursday, without saying where it got the information.