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Indonesia remains at 73rd in World Bank's Ease of Doing Business rankings

Indonesia remains at 73rd in World Bank's Ease...

Jakarta (Indonesia) Oct 24: Indonesia's ranking in the World Bank's Ease of Doing Business (EODB) index has remained stagnant at...

Govt issues 133 compulsory SNIs as of June to protect consumers

Govt issues 133 compulsory SNIs as of June...

Jakarta (Indonesia) Oct 24: The Industry Ministry has introduced 113 compulsory national industrial standards (SNI) as of June, this...

Share of US oil on the market being increased more via political methods, says Rosneft CEO

Share of US oil on the market being...

Moscow (Russia) Oct 24: The share of the US oil on the market is being increased more via political rather...

Kandahar Fig Yield Up 25%

Kandahar Fig Yield Up 25%

Kabul (Afghanistan) Oct 24: Officials from the Kandahar's Department of Agriculture and Irrigation on Wednesday reported that fig yields in...

Doing business in Pakistan

Doing business in Pakistan

Islamabad (Pakistan) Oct 24: PAKISTAN has struggled for long to attract higher volumes of foreign direct investment (FDI) to expand...

These workers are retiring earliest, and it might not be who you'd expect: Study

These workers are retiring earliest, and it might...

New York (USA) Oct 24: Want a long retirement? Maybe you should look for a job that pays less.

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...