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Deal with owners averts strike by New York doormen

NEW YORK: Uniformed doormen and apartment building workers reached a deal with New York building owners on Wednesday (April 21), narrowly averting a strike that would have left residents running elevators, disposing of trash and doing other chores themselves.

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Activist financier fights US mortgage crisis

MIAMI: He calls them "Save the Dream" events, but activist financier Bruce Marks is squarely focused on an American nightmare.

For nearly two years now Marks, a 54-year-old former regulator at the US Federal Reserve Bank of New York, has been holding massive mortgage modification gatherings across the country.

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YTL Pacific Star hires Ho Ching’s brother

SINGAPORE: The search for a new chief executive for YTL Pacific Star, the manager of Singapore-listed Starhill Global REIT, is over.

The Kuala Lumpur-based group has picked Ho Sing, 44, the brother of Temasek chief executive Ho Ching, to take over from Franklin Heng, who died last December from complications following liposuction surgery.

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SHL acquires 60% of Wisma Sin Heap Lee

KUALA LUMPUR: SHL Consolidated Bhd has secured majority ownership of Wisma Sin Heap Lee, a prime commercial entity within the Jalan Tun Razak and Jalan Ampang intersection. This follows SHL's acquisition of a 60% stake in Goodstock Land Sdn Bhd for RM25.56 million.

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