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China’s top negotiator ‘cautiously optimistic’ about reaching trade deal
Vice Premier Liu He made the comments in a speech in Beijing on Wednesday ahead of the Bloomberg New Economy Forum, according to people who attended the dinner and asked not to be identified. He has also invited his US counterpart, Robert Lighthizer, to travel to China for talks this month, but the invitation hasn’t yet been accepted, people familiar with the matter said.
Government brings India’s economy into focus amid privatization push
India has jumped 14 places to 63rd in the World Bank’s annual rankings f...
What India can learn from other countries to beat air pollution
Faced with the hazard of deteriorating air composition, many countries like C...
Watch: Suspicious package closes streets near World Trade Center
New York City police say they've taken an emotionally disturbed man into custody after he appeared to pour a suspicious liquid, possibly gas...
Zimbabwe's severe drought killing elephants, other wildlife
Elephants, zebras, hippos, impalas, buffaloes and many other wildlife are stressed by lack of food and water in Zimbabwe's Mana Pools National Park, whose very name comes from the four pools of water normally filled by the flooding Zambezi River each rainy season, and where wildlife traditionally drink. The word "mana'' means four in the Shona language.
Led by India, South Asia moving towards becoming center of global growth: IMF
India has a significant potential, but there is need of a significant reform, she said, adding that these reforms need to be implemented to set the trajectory. “If you lose time by delaying reforms, it will take more time to catch up to where you are. And the time window is not very big,” Anne-Marie Gulde-Wolf, Deputy Director, Asia and Pacific Department, IMF said.
A 9/11 joke that went too far
Comedian Joan Rivers once made a very public 9/11 joke during a show in the UK.
Netherlands to cooperate with India to become the food factory of the world
The Netherlands is the second largest exporter of agricultural products in the world (2018: US$ 100 billion) and has vast experience in managing supply chains for fresh vegetables, food and flowers to market destinations all over the world.
Nikkei slips on trade deal worry, firmer yen; Keyence, Nintendo shine
The Nikkei average closed down 0.3% at 22,850.77, after falling to as low as 22,705.60.
Asian shares slip on trade deal worry, dollar defensive
MSCI's broadest index of Asia-Pacific shares outside Japan was down 0.09 per cent on the day.
Dollar on backfoot ahead of payrolls data, trade war doubts
"If the jobs data prints to the weak side, that would put even more pressure on the dollar."
Crude oil rally hinges on US-China trade deal, Opec output cuts
The market remained cautious on the prospects of a trade deal.
UK health policy body says e-cigarettes less harmful: Trade representatives' letter to Harsh Vardhan
The Union Health Ministry has put the draft of a bill, that will replace an ordinance issued in September to ban e-cigarettes, in public domain seeking feedback and comments from public. The ministry intends to introduce the Prohibition of Electronic Cigarettes Bill, 2019, in the forthcoming session of Parliament.
Last-minute India demands jeopardize 16-nation Asian trade pact
India has made additional requests on the China-backed RCEP, that covers half the world’s population.
Modi-Xi Mamallapuram informal summit: LAC, Counterterrorism, Trade deficit on agenda
Modi and Xi, during their sixth meeting since the maiden informal summit in Wuhan, would also considerably focus on trade ties as India seeks to reduce the trade deficit.
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