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Last updated: 05 Sep, 2017  
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B'desh exports dip 5.84% in H1 2019-20
IANS | 06 Jan, 2020
Bangladesh's total exports in the first half of the current 2019-20 fiscal year (July 2019-June 2020) reached over $19 billion, down 5.84 per cent year on year, official data revealed on Monday.
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SAARC expresses concern, wants rule of law restored in Maldives
IANS | 21 Feb, 2018
The Chairman of the Association of SAARC Speakers and Parliamentarians has written to Maldives Speaker raising concerns over the current political crisis in the Indian Ocean nation urging it to immediately take steps to restore normalcy and respect for the rule of law in the country.
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Sri Lanka, Singapore sign trade agreement
IANS | 24 Jan, 2018
Sri Lanka and Singapore on Tuesday signed a Free Trade Agreement (FTA) aimed at boosting trade and investment between the two countries.
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Sri Lanka, China to co-build power plant
IANS | 19 Jan, 2018
Sri Lanka and China on Friday signed a joint venture agreement to construct Sri Lanka's largest dendro power plant in the country's south.
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Sri Lanka reimposes ban on sale of alcohol to women
IANS | 17 Jan, 2018
Sri Lanka's Cabinet on Tuesday unanimously decided to withdraw two gazette notifications which would enable women to buy alcohol and work in shops selling or manufacturing alcohol beverages, and extending the business hours of liquor shops across the island, a minister said.
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Google expands further in China, opens new office
IANS | 17 Jan, 2018
After opening a research lab focused on artificial intelligence (AI) in China -- its first such centre in Asia - Google has reportedly opened another office in the country.
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IMF wants China to review trade restrictions
IANS | 16 Jan, 2018
As a key growth driver, China should review its trade and investment restrictions for improving the global economy, a senior International Monetary Fund (IMF) official said on Monday.
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Pak now urges US for better bilateral ties
IANS | 16 Jan, 2018
Pakistan on Monday urged the US to take their bilateral relationship forward during the first visit by a US delegation since the suspension of security aid to the South Asian country over its perceived inaction against terror groups.
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China cuts import taxes on donkey skins
IANS | 02 Jan, 2018
China's reduction of the tax on the import of donkey skins, a product whose demand has led to a fall in the population of the animal, came into force on Monday.
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Pakistan denies China's funding halt for CPEC projects
SME Times News Bureau | 15 Dec, 2017
Pakistan on Thursday refuted reports that Beijing had halted payments on some of the China-Pakistan Economic Corridor (CPEC) projects in the country.
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