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Salute the departed soul

F R Chowdhury I remember late SanaullahChowdhury of Atlas Shipping with lot of love, respect and admiration. He was a good friend of mine. He has been laid to eternal rest in Dhaka on 25-April-2019. With his sad demise Bangladesh lost a worthy son of the nation who was no doubt the pioneer of private […]

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Etihad submits bid for Jet Air

Reuters, Abu Dhabi/Mumbai/New Delhi Middle Eastern carrier Etihad Airways has submitted a bid for a stake in India’s Jet Airways, the unit of State Bank of India (SBI) overseeing the sale of the grounded airline said on Friday. SBI had invited binding for a stake in the airline, which is saddled with roughly $1.2 billion […]

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UN Praises Bolivia’s economic model

By TeleSur “The country has been transformed from a heavily indebted developing country to one of the fastest-growing economies in the region,” The United Nations Development Program (UNDP) has celebrated Bolivia’s economic model and said that the country must maintain the ‘gains’ of the last 13 years under leftist president Evo Morales. Luciana Mermet, UNDP […]

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Neo-Nazi networks exposed across US military

By Jacob Crosse Over the past two months investigations published by Unicorn Riot and the Huffington Post have exposed eleven members of Identity Evropa, an American neo-Nazi organization, operating freely within the US military. The latest exposure reveals the extent to which reactionary forces are allowed to cultivate, fester and recruit within the United States […]

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Japan’s Izumo helicopter carrier drills with U.S., India and Philippine militaries in disputed South China Sea

Jesse Johnson, Staff Writer Naval vessels from Japan, the U.S., India and the Philippines have sailed together through the disputed South China Sea in a nearly weeklong multilateral drill amid tensions with China over the strategic waterway. The Maritime Self-Defense Force’s Izumo — Japan’s largest flat-topped helicopter carrier — and the destroyer Murasame joined warships […]

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In trade battles, China manufacturers deploy every weapon they can

Reuters, Guangzhou, China Manufacturers in China facing trade barriers are deploying an array of moves to try to keep foreign customers – giving discounts, tapping tax breaks, trimming workforces and, occasionally, shifting production overseas to skirt tariffs. Tit-for-tat tariffs from the China-United States trade war have been costly for many. Adding to the strain on […]