Is the customer always right?

Robert Lang, CEO, Socialbakers:
No matter what industry you are in, keeping customers at the forefront is key to business success. However, that does not automatically mean that the customer is always right. Taken to the extreme, customers sometimes think…

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Europe warns Turkey over death penalty plans – The Daily Star


The Daily Star

Europe warns Turkey over death penalty plans
The Daily Star
Turkey’s President Recep Tayyip Erdogan addresses his supporters during a ceremony for a new train station building on Republic Day in Ankara, Turkey, Saturday, Oct. 29, 2016. (AP Photo/Burhan Ozbilici). RSS; Follow; Email; Print; Share. Agence France …

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Italian earthquakes could go on for weeks in domino effect – scientist – Channel NewsAsia


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Italian earthquakes could go on for weeks in domino effect – scientist
Channel NewsAsia
The earthquakes that have buffeted central Italy over the last two months could continue in a devastating domino effect with one large quake leading to another along the central Apennine fault system, a leading seismologist warned on Sunday. Posted 30
Italy quake: Norcia tremor destroys ancient buildingsBBC News
Powerful quake shakes Italy, topples Benedictine cathedralDaily Mail
Italy earthquake: historic structures levelled in biggest quake since 1980The Guardian
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Punggol joins growing list of 'cycling towns' – TODAYonline


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Punggol joins growing list of ‘cycling towns’
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Cyclists, including Acting Education Minister (Schools) Ng Chee Meng, begin to cycle along cycling paths as DPM Teo Chee Hean flags off, at The launch of the Punggol cycling path network on Oct 30, 2016. Photo: Jason Quah. The town’s 8.8km dedicated …

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China ships still at disputed shoal, fishermen back: Manila – Channel NewsAsia


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China ships still at disputed shoal, fishermen back: Manila
Channel NewsAsia
Chinese coastguard ships are still patrolling the disputed Scarborough Shoal in the South China Sea but are not stopping Filipinos from fishing there, a Philippine defence spokesman said Sunday. Posted 30 Oct 2016 19:24. An artificial island at
Philippines: China Still Guarding Shoal, but Filipinos BackNew York Times
CPP says US should stay out of Panatag Shoal issueGMA News
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S'porean man found drowned after going kayaking – Free Malaysia Today


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S’porean man found drowned after going kayaking
Free Malaysia Today
The search and rescue team find his body one kilometer from where he went missing, caught by tree branches at the riverbank. kayak. IPOH: The body of a Singaporean man who went missing while kayaking with six friends in Sungai Tesong at Felda Sungai …

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Lynch objected to Comey's decision to notify Congress of email review – CNN


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Lynch objected to Comey’s decision to notify Congress of email review
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(CNN) Attorney General Loretta Lynch and Deputy Attorney General Sally Yates objected to FBI Director James Comey’s decision to notify Congress about his bureau’s review of emails related to Hillary Clinton’s personal server, law enforcement officials …
Anthony Weiner takes center stage in presidential race about men’s sex livesThe Guardian
Hillary Clinton smacks down new FBI e-mail probe, says she’s confident no wrongdoing will be foundThe Straits Times
Justice officials warned FBI that Comey’s decision to update Congress was not consistent with department policyWashington Post
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South Korea's presidential office cooperating with probe over Park's friend – Channel NewsAsia


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South Korea’s presidential office cooperating with probe over Park’s friend
Channel NewsAsia
South Korea’s presidential office said on Saturday it was cooperating with prosecutors’ investigation into key aides to President Park Geun-hye over allegations an old friend of hers enjoyed inappropriate influence over her. Posted 29 Oct 2016 18:15.
Thousands of South Korean Protesters Call for President to ResignFortune
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Thais gather at palace to view late king's funeral urn – Channel NewsAsia


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Thais gather at palace to view late king’s funeral urn
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Tens of thousands of Thais gathered at Bangkok’s glittering Grand Palace on Saturday hoping to pay their respects before the funeral urn of late King Bhumibol Adulyadej, the world’s longest-reigning monarch. Posted 29 Oct 2016 14:45; Updated 29 Oct
Thousands queue outside Bangkok’s Grand Palace to visit Thailand’s late KingThe Straits Times
Thais flock to Grand Palace to pay respects to late kingAljazeera.com (blog)
Thai King Bhumibol: Mourners allowed into Grand PalaceBBC News
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India offers to buy 200 foreign combat jets – if they're Made-in-India – Channel NewsAsia


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India offers to buy 200 foreign combat jets – if they’re Made-in-India
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India is offering to buy hundreds of fighter planes from foreign manufacturers – as long as the jets are made in India and with a local partner, air force officials say. Posted 29 Oct 2016 16:30; Updated 29 Oct 2016 16:47. An Indian Air Force (IAF

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Malaysia to collect RM20 road charge from foreign vehicles entering Johor from Nov 1 – AsiaOne


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Malaysia to collect RM20 road charge from foreign vehicles entering Johor from Nov 1
AsiaOne
KUALA LUMPUR – All foreign private-registered vehicles entering Malaysia via Johor will be subjected to a RM20 road charge (RC) effective Nov 1. This RC will be collected each time motorists enter using the Touch n’ Go card, said Transport Minister
RM20 road charge for foreign vehicles entering Johor from NovemberChannel NewsAsia
Singapore says may retaliate if VEP ‘discriminatory’Malay Mail Online
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The Big Read: Duterte's shift towards Beijing spells more trouble for Asean centrality – TODAYonline


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The Big Read: Duterte’s shift towards Beijing spells more trouble for Asean centrality
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Philippine President Rodrigo Duterte gestures while answering questions during a news conference upon his arrival from a state visit in Japan at the Davao International Airport in Davao city, Philippines on Oct 27, 2016. Photo: Reuters. mail · print
Philippines’ Duterte says God warned him off swearingChannel NewsAsia
‘Duterte must stop cursing without threat of plane crash’AsiaOne
In ‘failure of US democracy,’ China’s strongmen see a chance to get strongerThe Globe and Mail
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California woman awarded $97.45 million over claims baby talc gave her ovarian cancer – The Straits Times


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California woman awarded $97.45 million over claims baby talc gave her ovarian cancer
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LOS ANGELES – A woman from California has been awarded more than US$70 million (S$97.45 million) after a court found that she got ovarian cancer from using Johnson & Johnson’s baby talc. Ms Deborah Giannecchini of Modesto had accused the firm of …
Jury awards more than S$97m to woman in baby powder lawsuitTODAYonline
Jury awards more than $70M to woman in J&J baby powder cancer lawsuitUSA TODAY
Woman wins £58m payout after lawsuit claiming Johnson’s baby powder gave her cancerMirror.co.uk
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Moderate Syrian rebels fighting alongside hardline Islamists make fierce counter-attack in Aleppo – The Straits Times


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Moderate Syrian rebels fighting alongside hardline Islamists make fierce counter-attack in Aleppo
The Straits Times
BEIRUT (REUTERS) – Syrian rebels including Islamists began a counter-attack against the army and its allies on Friday (Oct 28) aiming to break a weeks-long siege on eastern Aleppo, insurgents said. The assault, employing heavy shelling and suicide car …
Rebels launch Aleppo offensive to break Syrian government siegeThe Sydney Morning Herald
Rebel fighters advance on Aleppo in attempt to break siegeIrish Times
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Trump Time Capsule #149: 'Cancel the Election' – The Atlantic


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Trump Time Capsule #149: ‘Cancel the Election’
The Atlantic
Donald Trump was of course “joking” when he said yesterday in Toledo, Ohio, that “we should just cancel the election and just give it to Trump, right? What are we even having it for?” In the clip below, you can see what we’ve come to recognize as a
Clinton campaign has four times as much cash as Trump – election liveThe Guardian
US markets not fully buying a Clinton winThe Straits Times
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Public transport fares to fall by 4.2% from Dec 30 due to lower energy prices – Channel NewsAsia


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Public transport fares to fall by 4.2% from Dec 30 due to lower energy prices
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From Dec 30, about 2.2 million commuters will see their public transport fares drop by up to 27 cents per journey after the Public Transport Council’s review. By Lim Jia Qi; Posted 27 Oct 2016 17:00; Updated 27 Oct 2016 23:30. VIDEOS; PHOTOS …
Bus and train fares reduced by overall 4.2 per cent; fare structure to be further simplifiedThe Straits Times
Bus and train fares reduced by 4.2% from Dec 30AsiaOne
Bus, train fares to be lower from Dec 30TODAYonline
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Singapore fibre network builder fined $500000 for not meeting service standards – The Straits Times


The Straits Times

Singapore fibre network builder fined $500000 for not meeting service standards
The Straits Times
NetLink Trust was fined $500,000 for delays in service for home and business users. PHOTO: NETLINK TRUST. Published. 11 hours ago. Facebook Twitter WhatsApp Email More. Share Tweet Linkedin Pin Google+ Reddit Print Purchase Article. Permalink:.

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