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  • Sustainable businesses are 'absolutely necessary': YPO

    Pascal Gerken, chairman of YPO and CEO of Gerken Group, says businesses are moving in the direction of being sustainable and environmentally friendly. He also talks Myanmar and the need for impact investments in the country.

  • LONDON, March 7- The electric vehicle revolution has galvanized battery metals such as lithium, cobalt and nickel- and now the tiny tin market is becoming aware that it, too, might be a beneficiary. The International Tin Association has just released a report on the use of tin in lithium-ion batteries. The London tin market has just gone one through one of its...

  • Rohingya persons held at Amtali Police Station after they were arrested by Border Security Force and handed over to Tripura Police. The Rohingyas, who came from Jammu and were trying to gain access to Bangladesh, were detained by Border Guards Bangladesh (BGB).

    Bangladesh told the United Nations Security Council on Thursday that it cannot take any more refugees from Myanmar, some 18 months after more than 700,000 mainly Rohingya Muslims started pouring across the border fleeing a military crackdown.

  • President Donald Trump and North Korean leader Kim Jong Un will hold their second summit in the Vietnamese capital of Hanoi on Feb 27-28. Holding a signing ceremony during Trump's visit would help emphasise strengthening economic and military ties between the United States and Vietnam. President Barack Obama visited Hanoi in 2016..

  • NGAPALI BEACH, Myanmar, Feb 22- Myanmar leader Aung San Suu Kyi called for investment in the crisis-hit western state of Rakhine on Friday, saying the world had "focused narrowly on negative aspects" in the state from which some 730,000 Rohingya Muslims have fled since 2017.. On a rare visit to Rakhine, Suu Kyi emphasised responsible business practices as she...

  • SINGAPORE, Feb 22- Facebook's new effort to bring outside experts into its content review process promises to be complicated and possibly contentious, if discussions this week at a meeting in Singapore are any indication. In Myanmar, for example, Facebook for years took little action while the platform was used to encourage violence against the Rohingya...

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  • *China's Refined Zinc Imports: https://tmsnrt.rs/2TemSMt. *China's Refined Lead Imports: https://tmsnrt.rs/2TjSvnV. LONDON, Jan 28- Last year was one of the most interesting in a decade for China's trade in base metals with multiple records broken both for imports and exports.

  • *China's Refined Zinc Imports: https://tmsnrt.rs/2TemSMt. *China's Refined Lead Imports: https://tmsnrt.rs/2TjSvnV. LONDON, Jan 28- Last year was one of the most interesting in a decade for China's trade in base metals with multiple records broken both for imports and exports.

  • Oct. 21, 2018: Piers for the Luang Prabang railway bridge, a section of the China-Laos Railway built by the China Railway Group under the Belt and Road.

    In recent months, countries such as Pakistan, Malaysia, Myanmar and Sierra Leone have either canceled or backed away from previously negotiated commitments to the Belt and Road Initiative.

  • LONDON, Jan 10- The new year has started with a bang for the tiny tin market. London Metal Exchange three-month tin has just broken up through the $20,000 per tonne level for the first time since June last year. At a current $20,180, the price is up 11 percent on its November low of $18,145 and has a new spring in its step after two years of consistent under-performance...

  • LONDON, Jan 10- The new year has started with a bang for the tiny tin market. London Metal Exchange three-month tin has just broken up through the $20,000 per tonne level for the first time since June last year. At a current $20,180, the price is up 11 percent on its November low of $18,145 and has a new spring in its step after two years of consistent under-performance...

  • SINGAPORE, Jan 7- Southeast Asian countries should be cautious in negotiating with China on its flagship Belt and Road Initiative to avoid being trapped in unsustainable debt, 70 percent of respondents said in a policy survey released on Monday. "The conventional wisdom that China holds sway in the economic realm while the United States wields its influence in...

  • SINGAPORE, Jan 7- Southeast Asian countries should be cautious in negotiating with China on its flagship Belt and Road Initiative to avoid being trapped in unsustainable debt, 70 percent of respondents said in a policy survey released on Monday. "The conventional wisdom that China holds sway in the economic realm while the United States wields its influence in...

  • DHAKA, Dec 30- Bangladesh Prime Minister Sheikh Hasina's ruling party took a big lead over the opposition in a national election on Sunday, early results and trends showed, in a poll that was marred by allegations of vote rigging and violence that killed 17 people. A third straight term for Hasina's Awami League was widely expected, but the main opposition led by...

  • DHAKA, Dec 30- Bangladesh's Election Commission is investigating allegations of vote rigging coming from across the country on Sunday, a spokesman told Reuters, as polling for a general election marred by violence ended and counting began. Clashes between supporters of the ruling Awami League and its opponents killed at least 10 and wounded more than 20,...

  • DHAKA, Dec 30- Clashes between supporters of Bangladesh's ruling party and its opponents killed at least four people and wounded nearly a dozen on Sunday, a government official and police said, as the country voted in a general election marred by claims of vote rigging. Others were seen trickling into polling booths, where posters bearing the ruling Awami...

  • People take part in a protest outside The New York Times on February 26, 2017 in New York. 

    Despite the White House ramping up its rhetoric, the United States remains a free and fair press, Ben Goldberger, assistant managing editor of Time Magazine told CNBC on Wednesday.

  • *Sites use content from Tehran- based agency. *Target audiences are in volatile regions such as Yemen, Egypt. In one recent article, Nile Net Online derided the American president as a "low-level theatre actor" who "turned America into a laughing stock" after he attacked Iran in a speech at the United Nations.

  • YANGON, Nov 18- Myanmar police shot and injured four Rohingya Muslims on Sunday, after detaining two men accused of smuggling people out of a camp for displaced people in western Rakhine state, a witness and police told Reuters. The rickety vessel, which carried 25 children among its passengers, had been bound for Malaysia when authorities stopped it south of...