Miscellany

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    Facebook no longer among Glassdoor’s top 10 workplaces

    Reuters | Updated at 12:28am on December 12, 2019

    Facebook Inc dropped to the 23rd spot in Glassdoor’s list of ‘Best Places to Work’ in 2020 from the seventh it secured last year, amid...

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    China’s consumer inflation at eight-year high, but PPI stuck in the red

    Reuters . Beijing | Updated at 12:00am on December 11, 2019

    China’s consumer inflation climbed to nearly eight-year peaks in November as pork prices doubled, but factory-gate prices remained in the red, adding to uncertainty over...

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    Development should not be gauged based on GDP growth

    Staff Correspondent | Updated at 12:00am on December 11, 2019

    Development should not be measured based on the growth of gross domestic product, rather social safety net, productivity and quality of public services should be...

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    President seeks more investment to attain SDGs

    Bangladesh Sangbad Sangstha . Dhaka | Updated at 12:00am on December 11, 2019

    President Abdul Hamid on Tuesday urged investors and entrepreneurs to invest more in Bangladesh, saying that such investments would help the country to fill up...

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    Nov inflation hits 2-yr high on onion, other commodity prices

    Staff Correspondent | Updated at 12:00am on December 11, 2019

    Point-to-point inflation soared by 0.58 basis points to 6.05 per cent in November, a record two years’ high, compared with that of 5.47 per cent...

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    Surging exports lend a fillip to flagging German economy

    Reuters . Berlin | Updated at 12:00am on December 10, 2019

    Germany’s exports rose unexpectedly in October, with demand from beyond Europe offering a boost to the continent’s largest economy, which has teetered on the brink...

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    Tighter climate policies could erase $2.3t in cos value

    Reuters . London | Updated at 12:00am on December 10, 2019

    Tighter government climate regulations by 2025 could wipe up to $2.3 trillion off the value of companies in industries ranging from fossil fuel producers to...

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    Global financial watchdogs take aim at Big Tech’s data dominance

    Reuters . London | Updated at 12:00am on December 10, 2019

    Google, Alibaba and other ‘Big Tech’ companies could be forced to share data on financial services customers with banks and financial technology firms to prevent...

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    South Asia opens forum to accelerate SDGs

    Bangladesh Sangbad Sangstha . Dhaka | Updated at 11:23pm on December 09, 2019

    The third South Asia Forum on Sustainable Development Goals (SDGs), United Nations Economic and Social Commission for Asia and the Pacific (ESCAP) and Government of...

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    Dutch find unlikely ally against water

    Agence France-Presse . Trintelhaven | Updated at 12:00am on December 09, 2019

    The Netherlands is deploying an unlikely ally as climate change intensifies the low-lying country’s ageold fight against floods: more than 6,66,000 truckloads of sand to...

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