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WTO postpones ministerial meeting again for Covid-19 outbreak

The general council of the World Trade Organisation (WTO) agreed late Friday (November 26) to postpone its imminent ministerial conference after an outbreak of a particularly transmissible strain...

Landmark global corporate tax deal finally finds agreement

A group of 136 countries on Friday set a minimum global tax rate of 15% for big companies and sought to make it harder for them to avoid taxation in a landmark deal that US President Joe Biden said...

Indonesia clings to coal despite green vision

Even as Indonesia wins cautious praise from some green groups for ambitious plans to cut carbon emissions, the world’s biggest exporter of thermal coal shows no sign of weaning itself off the...

UK to announce high street regeneration plans next week

British Prime Minister Boris Johnson will set out next week plans to regenerate Britain’s high streets by expanding outdoor dining and investing more in sports facilities as part of his promise to ...

All G20 members on board with tax deal: Germany

The G20 has made big progress on reforming business tax, with every member of the club of large economies backing a deal to stop multinationals shifting profits to low-tax havens, German Finance...

Biden signs order to tackle corporate abuses

President Joe Biden signed a sweeping executive order on Friday to promote more competition in the US economy, urging agencies to crack down on anti-competitive practices in sectors from...

November 27, 2021
November 27, 2021

WTO postpones ministerial meeting again for Covid-19 outbreak

The general council of the World Trade Organisation (WTO) agreed late Friday (November 26) to postpone its imminent ministerial conference after an outbreak of a particularly transmissible strain...

October 9, 2021
October 9, 2021

Landmark global corporate tax deal finally finds agreement

A group of 136 countries on Friday set a minimum global tax rate of 15% for big companies and sought to make it harder for them to avoid taxation in a landmark deal that US President Joe Biden said...

September 21, 2021
September 21, 2021

Indonesia clings to coal despite green vision

Even as Indonesia wins cautious praise from some green groups for ambitious plans to cut carbon emissions, the world’s biggest exporter of thermal coal shows no sign of weaning itself off the...

September 1, 2021
September 1, 2021

Global business summit in Dubai on Sept 29-30

The two-day 2nd Global Business Summit 2021 will be held on September 29-30 in Dubai, the UAE, with an aim to harness business opportunities for Bangladeshi entrepreneurs and aid the country’s...

August 3, 2021
August 3, 2021

Asian factory activity hit by rising costs, Delta variant

Asia’s factories hit a rough patch in July as rising input costs and a new wave of coronavirus infections overshadowed solid global demand, highlighting the fragile nature of the region’s recovery. 

July 27, 2021
July 27, 2021

With $4b in losses, Heathrow tells UK: open up travel

London’s Heathrow Airport urged Britain to open up travel to vaccinated passengers after its recovery fell behind hubs elsewhere in Europe, pushing its cumulative pandemic losses to $4 billion. 

July 27, 2021
July 27, 2021

German business morale down on supply shortages, virus fears

German business morale fell unexpectedly in July on continuing supply chain worries and amid rising coronavirus infections, a survey showed on Monday, the first decline since January. 

July 15, 2021
July 15, 2021

US Senate passes bill to ban all products from China's Xinjiang

The US Senate passed legislation on Wednesday to ban the import of products from China's Xinjiang region, the latest effort in Washington to punish Beijing for what US officials say is an...

July 14, 2021
July 14, 2021

Work from home fuelling cyber attacks: global watchdog

Financial firms may need to bolster their defences in the face of rocketing cyber-attacks after employees began working from home, the Financial Stability Board (FSB) said on Tuesday. 

July 13, 2021
July 13, 2021

Saudi, Oman call for continued cooperation between Opec and allies

Saudi Arabia and Oman called on Monday for continued cooperation between OPEC and other allied producers to stabilise and balance the oil market, the Gulf states said in a joint statement, Trend...