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    UK supermarket’s viral orangutan ad slammed by palm oil giant

    Agence France-Presse . Kuala Lumpur | Updated at 12:00am on November 17, 2018

    A British supermarket chain’s viral commercial about an orangutan left homeless because of deforestation from palm oil planting was slammed as a cheap publicity stunt...

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    APEC summit host urges respect for trade rules

    Agence France-Presse . Port Moresby | Updated at 12:00am on November 17, 2018

    The leader of Papua New Guinea, host of this year’s APEC summit, Friday urged respect for international trade rules by ‘countries large and small’ as...

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    Australia takes India to WTO over sugar subsidies

    Agence France-Presse . Sydney | Updated at 12:00am on November 17, 2018

    Australia announced on Friday it was taking legal action against India at the WTO over sugar subsidies it said caused a ‘significant downturn’ in world...

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    China keen to invest in pharma, apparel, leather sectors

    Bangladesh Sangbad Sangstha . Dhaka | Updated at 12:00am on November 17, 2018

    Chinese investors have shown their keen interest to invest in ceramics, pharmaceuticals, apparel, polyester staple fiber (PSF), leather and some other sectors in Bangladesh.They expressed...

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    Vaseline launches project for the underprivileged in north

    Staff Correspondent | Updated at 01:59am on November 16, 2018

    Popular skincare brand Vaseline launched the Vaseline Healing Project for the third consecutive year for the underprivileged people in the northern regions of the country....

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    China opens luxury hotel in quarry

    Agence France-Presse . Shanghai | Updated at 12:00am on November 16, 2018

    A hotel development sunk into a disused quarry in China opened its doors Thursday to deep-pocketed clientele.Preventing the 88-metre-deep (290 feet) pit from flooding was...

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    Pound hammered as businesses give tepid response to draft Brexit deal

    Agence France-Presse . London | Updated at 12:00am on November 16, 2018

    The pound dived Thursday as a string of British government resignations appeared to put a draft Brexit deal in serious jeopardy, dealers said.The UK currency...

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    MCCI suggests maintaining political stability for higher growth

    Staff Correspondent | Updated at 12:00am on November 16, 2018

    Metropolitan Chamber of Commerce and Industry on Thursday urged the government to take measures to achieve and maintain political stability for creating investment-friendly climate to...

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    More investment needed for higher growth: ICCB

    Staff Correspondent | Updated at 12:00am on November 15, 2018

    International Chamber of Commerce-Bangladesh on Wednesday said that accelerated investment was a prerequisite for higher growth in the country....

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    BEZA offers full-fledged one-stop services from March ’19

    Bangladesh Sangbad Sangstha . Dhaka | Updated at 12:00am on November 15, 2018

    Bangladesh Economic Zone Authority (BEZA) will provide the investors with full-fledged ‘One Stop Service (OSS)’ from March, 2019 by ensuring all necessary services in the...

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