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Russian-South African trade turnover may be far higher than current $1 bln, says Putin

Russian-South African trade turnover may be far higher...

Sochi (Russia) Oct 23: The trade turnover between Russia and South Africa should be much higher than last year's $1...

Market capitalization shrinks by Tk65,400cr in 9 months

Market capitalization shrinks by Tk65,400cr in 9 months

Dhaka (Bangladesh) Oct 23: The market capitalization at Dhaka Stock Exchange (DSE), the country's premier bourse, has dropped by 15.51%...

Joy urges youths to become entrepreneurs

Joy urges youths to become entrepreneurs

Dhaka (Bangladesh) Oct 23: Prime Minister's ICT Affairs Adviser Sajeeb Ahmed Wazed Joy on Tuesday urged youths to become entrepreneurs...

The big election winner? The carbon tax

The big election winner? The carbon tax

Ottawa (Canada) Oct 23: Carbon taxes have been under siege in recent years in parts of the country, particularly with...

Delayed action main reason behind higher inflation: Finance Division

Delayed action main reason behind higher inflation: Finance...

Islamabad (Pakistan) Oct 22: The government on Monday said that delays in policy adjustments in FY18 primarily drove the rise...

Small businesses enable rural women to break free from inter-generational cycles of poverty

Small businesses enable rural women to break free...

Islamabad (Pakistan) Oct 22: Samina Samiullah, who belongs to the village of Thatta Kichlarela, near the town of Pindi Bhattian...

Issue of credit card customers getting mislabelled charges resolved, Scotiabank says

Issue of credit card customers getting mislabelled charges...

Ottawa (Canada) Oct 22: Some Scotiabank customers are experiencing problems with their credit cards where charges appear to be mislabelled.

'Star Wars: The Rise of Skywalker' debuts final trailer, tickets on sale

'Star Wars: The Rise of Skywalker' debuts final...

California (USA) Oct 22: Tickets for "Star Wars: The Rise of Skywalker" went on sale Monday night alongside the release...

Seattle's new home oil tax could penalize elderly, middle-class families

Seattle's new home oil tax could penalize elderly,...

Seattle (USA) Oct 22: Seattle is set to tax residents for using home heating oil in an effort to move...

The Biden campaign intensifies its criticism of Facebook

The Biden campaign intensifies its criticism of Facebook

Washington (USA) Oct 21: The Biden campaign ramped up its criticism of Facebook in a second letter to the social...

7 reasons Canada could escape economic doom: Don Pittis

7 reasons Canada could escape economic doom: Don...

Ottawa (Canada), Oct 21: For those looking for some fresh economic bad news last week, it wasn't hard to find.

Iran Seeks Increased Energy Trade With Afghanistan

Iran Seeks Increased Energy Trade With Afghanistan

Kabul (Afghanistan) Oct 21: Iranian Energy Minister Reza Ardakanian said on Saturday that his country is capable of boosting its...

Govt push for taming food inflation

Govt push for taming food inflation

Islamabad (Pakistan) Oct 21: Last week, the federal cabinet took notice of the increasing food prices, a major source of...

IMF asks govt to carry out long-delayed structural reforms

IMF asks govt to carry out long-delayed structural...

Washington (USA) Oct 21: The International Monetary Fund (IMF) has asked Pakistan to address its longstanding issues through structural reforms...

Passenger traffic inches up at Yangon airport

Passenger traffic inches up at Yangon airport

Naypyitaw (Myanmar) Oct 21: Myanmar's biggest airport has seen a passenger increase of more than 6 percent over the last...

More oil and gas investments expected next year

More oil and gas investments expected next year

Naypyitaw (Myanmar) Oct 21: U Thaung Tun, Union Minister for Investment and Foreign Economic Relations, is expecting foreign direct investments...

Regulation of gold market needed: trade body

Regulation of gold market needed: trade body

Naypyitaw (Myanmar) Oct 21: The rules and regulations to control the sale gold through proper channels in Mynamar require strengthening...

EU provides €8 million for small businesses

EU provides €8 million for small businesses

Naypyitaw (Myanmar) Oct 21: The European Union has provided €8 million (K13.67 billion/US$8.93 million) in funding for a project to...

New 'Cosmic Crisp' apple to hit produce shelves soon

New 'Cosmic Crisp' apple to hit produce shelves...

Washington (USA) Oct 20: It's a new breed of apple - with an otherworldly name.

Current account deficit shrinks massive 64pc

Current account deficit shrinks massive 64pc

Karachi (Pakistan) Oct 19: The country's current account deficit (cad) in the first quarter of current fiscal year declined by...

Nike's $250 'Vaporfly' running shoe under investigation after record marathon performances

Nike's $250 'Vaporfly' running shoe under investigation after...

Washington (USA) Oct 19: Nike has produced a running shoe so effective that several long-distance runners asked the International Association...

John Kasich: Skip the debates, candidates should go on FOX Business instead

John Kasich: Skip the debates, candidates should go...

Washington (USA) Oct 19: Former Ohio governor and 2016 Republican presidential candidate John Kasich is not a fan of presidential...

Oracle co-CEO Mark Hurd dead at 62

Oracle co-CEO Mark Hurd dead at 62

Washington (USA) Oct 19: Oracle co-CEO Mark Hurd has passed away at the age of 62, according to the company.

Are you okay? Let's check our mental health

Are you okay? Let's check our mental health

Jakarta (Indonesia) Oct 18: Oct. 10 is considered World Mental Health Day and the theme for 2019 is mental health...

A sip of tea, a slice of entremets: Jakarta Dessert Week celebrates tea pairing

A sip of tea, a slice of entremets:...

Jakarta (Indonesia) Oct 18: The inaugural Jakarta Dessert Week (JDW), held on Oct. 7 to 20, is more than halfway...

Indonesia launches Raden Saleh comic book at 2019 Frankfurt Book Fair

Indonesia launches Raden Saleh comic book at 2019...

Jakarta (Indonesia) Oct 18: The world's largest publishing event, the Frankfurt Book Fair, is being held in Frankfurt, Germany, until...

Inpex, Shell get 27-year contract extension to operate Abadi gas field

Inpex, Shell get 27-year contract extension to operate...

Jakarta (Indonesia) Oct 18: The government has given Japanese oil company Inpex Corp and Dutch energy giant Shell a 27-year...