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YANGON, July 30 - Myanmar freed 155 Chinese jailed for illegal logging in an amnesty for thousands of prisoners on Thursday, a move that could ease diplomatic tensions with influential giant neighbour China.
PARIS, July 30 - PSA Peugeot Citroen, previously the market leader in Iran, could find it more difficult to return to the country than fellow French car group Renault, Foreign Minister Laurent Fabius said after talks with Iranian leaders.
July 30 - Delphi Automotive Plc said it will buy UK's HellermannTyton Group for about 1.07 billion pounds ($1.67 billion) to expand its electrical architecture business.
PARIS, July 30 - Renault said on Thursday its first-half profit rose sharply as a European market recovery and currency windfall overcame pricing setbacks for older models, driving margins to a 10-year high.
SEOUL, July 30 - General Motors' South Korean workers voted in favour of a wage deal on Thursday, averting a major strike for a second consecutive year.
LONDON - Royal Dutch Shell on Thursday reported a 37 percent drop in second quarter profits and said it would cut 6,500 jobs this year and reduce spending further to deal with an extended period of lower oil prices.