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Export of onions: India says no to Bangladesh, but yes to Maldives

Though, India stopped exporting onions in Bangladesh, the country vows to export it to Maldives. Despite the crisis at home, Indian government has informed the Maldives that it would continue to export onions to the island nation at the same quantity as before. Maldives is wholly dependent on India for all its essential commodities, reports Times of India. The Indian ...

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Saudi Aramco’s record IPO starts November 17

Saudi Arabia’s state-owned oil giant Aramco’s much-anticipated Initial Public Offering (IPO) will begin on November 17, the company’s prospectus said, without revealing the size of the stake sale or the pricing range, reports AFP. The 658-page document, released just before midnight Saturday, said the final share price will be determined on December 5 — a day after the subscriptions close ...

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EU-Singapore trade deal takes effect November 21

A landmark trade deal between the EU and Singapore, a major hub for European businesses in Asia, will go into effect on November 21, a statement said on Friday. Both sides have praised the deal as a strong rebuke to the rising protectionism that has been championed by US President Donald Trump in Washington. Export powerhouse Singapore is by far ...

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US election 2020: Michael Bloomberg mulls presidential bid

Billionaire businessman Michael Bloomberg is strongly considering entering the race for the US Democratic Party’s presidential nomination. The ex-New York City mayor is concerned the current field of candidates is not good enough to beat Donald Trump in the 2020 election, his adviser says, reports BBC.The 77-year-old is expected to file paperwork this week for the Democratic presidential primary in ...

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Video game addiction: China imposes gaming curfew for minors

China is imposing a curfew on online gaming for minors, the government has announced. Gamers under 18 will be banned from playing online between 22:00 and 08:00. They will also be restricted to 90 minutes of gaming on weekdays and three hours on weekends and holidays, reports BBC. Its part of China’s latest move to curb video game addiction, which ...

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While losses mount, Uber CEO expects profitability in 2021

Photo: In this May 10, 2019, file photo the statue of Fearless Girl stands in front of the New York Stock Exchange before Uber holds its initial public offering. The losses at Uber are mounting, but the ride-hailing heavyweight now predicts it will be profitable in about two years. CEO Dara Khosrowshahi said Monday that the company’s goal is to ...

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Trump absent, ASEAN charts path for trade bloc led by China

Photo: From left, Philippines President Rodrigo Duterte, Singaporean Prime Minister Lee Hsien Loong, Thailand Prime Minister Prayuth Chan-ocha, Vietnam Prime Minister Nguyen Xuan Phuc and Brunei Sultan Hassanal Bolkiah pose for a group photo during the opening ceremony of the 35th Association of Southeast Asian Nations (ASEAN) meeting in Nonthaburi, Thailand Sunday, Nov. 3, 2019. Leaders from fast-growing Southeast Asian ...

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World exporters innovate to feed China’s growing appetite for seafood

From Ecuadorian shrimp to Russian king crab, getting a taste of the ocean has never been easier these days for many Chinese. But for exporters trying to tap into this fast-growing seafood market, they need more than just quality products. At the China Fisheries and Seafood Expo (CFSE), which runs from Wednesday to Friday in the eastern coastal city of ...

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ESPN and Formula One reach new 3-year US broadcast deal

Formula One and ESPN have agreed to a new three-year deal to keep the series on the network and on ABC in the United States. The deal, announced Friday ahead of the U.S. Grand Prix, also makes ESPN Deportes the Spanish-language home of F1 in the U.S. ESPN will continue to air races commercial-free using broadcast partner Sky Sports. The ...

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A great news to make British Bangladeshi proud

An incredible achievement of  14 year old  Amal Rana from Essex who is going to participate in UK’s hugely popular Talent Show Junior Bake Off 2019. Amal will be the First British Bangladeshi who has this opportunity to participate in this show out of four thousand Bakers in UK. There are few articles has been published already and an advert ...

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