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New Kerala
India will not resort to retrospective taxationMumbai, Feb 13 : Prime Minister Narendra Modi on Saturday asserted that India w
India will not resort to retrospective taxation
New Kerala / Posted 5 hours ago
Mumbai, Feb 13 : Prime Minister Narendra Modi on Saturday asserted that India will not resort to restrospective taxation. "We will not resort to retrospective taxation. We are working towards making taxing regime transparent, stable and... Read more
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New Kerala
Modi woos global investors at 'Make in India' weekMumbai, Feb 13 : Unfolding the red carpet for domestic and foreign investors, P
Modi woos global investors at 'Make in India' week
New Kerala / Posted 6 hours ago
Mumbai, Feb 13 : Unfolding the red carpet for domestic and foreign investors, Prime Minister Narendra Modi opened the "Make in India Week" here on Saturday, showcased as the largest event of its kind in the country to project it as the preferred... Read more
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Decclan Chronicle
Sonam Kapoor's Neerja was never banned in Pakistan The Central Board of Film Certification claims that it never banned Sonam Kap
Sonam Kapoor's Neerja was never banned in Pakistan
Decclan Chronicle / Posted 16 hours ago
The Central Board of Film Certification claims that it never banned Sonam Kapoor's 'Neerja'. On Tuesday, it was revealed that the NOC for the film's import was revoked by the federal commerce... Read more
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New Kerala
Sonam Kapoor`s `Neerja` was never banned in PakistanKarachi, Feb. 13: Sonam Kapoor's 'Neerja' that is based on real incidents durin
Sonam Kapoor`s `Neerja` was never banned in Pakistan
New Kerala / Posted 16 hours ago
Karachi, Feb. 13: Sonam Kapoor's 'Neerja' that is based on real incidents during the hijacking of the Pan Am Flight 73 at the Karachi airport in 1986, has been banned in Pakistan, but the Central Board of Film Certification claims that it never... Read more
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Bangkok Post - Thailand's English news
Trade ban on eight product groupsTourists smoke shishas at a restaurant on Soi Nana in Bangkok in this 2008 file
Trade ban on eight product groups
Bangkok Post - Thailand's English news / Posted 2 days ago
Tourists smoke shishas at a restaurant on Soi Nana in Bangkok in this 2008 file photo. (Bangkok Post file photo) Related search The Commerce Ministry has announced a ban on the imports and exports of eight product groups, including fake brand-name... Read more
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Hindustantimes.com
Pakistan bans Sonam’s Neerja for showing Muslims in a negative lightSonam Kapoor-starrer Neerja, based on real incidents during the hijacking of th
Pakistan bans Sonam’s Neerja for showing Muslims in a negative light
Hindustantimes.com / Posted 2 days ago
Sonam Kapoor-starrer Neerja, based on real incidents during the hijacking of the Pan Am Flight 73 at the Karachi airport in 1986, has been banned in Pakistan allegedly for showing the country in poor light. In an unusual case the film has been banned... Read more
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asianage
Pakistan bans film on Pan Am hijackSonam Kapoor-starrer Neerja, based on real incidents during the hijacking of th
Pakistan bans film on Pan Am hijack
asianage / Posted 2 days ago
Sonam Kapoor-starrer Neerja, based on real incidents during the hijacking of the Pan Am Flight 73 at the Karachi airport in 1986, has been banned in Pakistan allegedly for showing the country in poor light. In an unusual case the film has been... Read more
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Bangkok Post - Thailand's English news
Spike in tourist deaths sparks ministry concernMost tourists enjoy Thailand, like this man joining in Monday's Chinese New Yea
Spike in tourist deaths sparks ministry concern
Bangkok Post - Thailand's English news / Posted 2 days ago
Most tourists enjoy Thailand, like this man joining in Monday's Chinese New Year festivities. But a 54% rise in deaths of visitors is a concern for the government.(M2F photo) Related Stories The Tourism and Sports Ministry is working to address the... Read more
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The Hindu
Sonam Kapoor-starrer Neerja banned in PakistanThe film is based on real incidents during the hijacking of the Pan Am Flight 7
Sonam Kapoor-starrer Neerja banned in Pakistan
The Hindu / Posted 3 days ago
The film is based on real incidents during the hijacking of the Pan Am Flight 73 at the Karachi airport in 1986. Sonam Kapoor-starrer Neerja based on real incidents during the hijacking of the Pan Am Flight 73 at the Karachi airport in 1986, has... Read more
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dna
Sad news for Sonam Kapoor: Neerja banned in Pakistan!Sonam Kapoor-starrer "Neerja", based on real incidents during the hijacking of
Sad news for Sonam Kapoor: Neerja banned in Pakistan!
dna / Posted 3 days ago
Sonam Kapoor-starrer "Neerja", based on real incidents during the hijacking of the Pan Am Flight 73 at the Karachi airport in 1986, has been banned in Pakistan allegedly for showing the country in poor light. In an unusual case the film has been... Read more
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Bangkok Post - Thailand's English news
Rice scheme bill awaits YingluckA Finance Ministry investigation panel has concluded that former prime minister
Rice scheme bill awaits Yingluck
Bangkok Post - Thailand's English news / Posted 3 days ago
A Finance Ministry investigation panel has concluded that former prime minister Yingluck Shinawatra was guilty of dereliction of duty in the rice pledging case, but would not reveal the extent of her financial culpability. The fact-finding... Read more
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New Kerala
Commerce ministry hopes for tax benefits to SEZs in budgetNew Delhi, Feb 10 : India's commerce ministry on Wednesday expressed hope that
Commerce ministry hopes for tax benefits to SEZs in budget
New Kerala / Posted 3 days ago
New Delhi, Feb 10 : India's commerce ministry on Wednesday expressed hope that the forthcoming union budget will incorporate the ministry's suggestions on granting tax benefits for special economic zones (SEZs) towards reviving the country's exports.... Read more
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Bdnews24.com
Bangladesh-EU business council soon to coordinate bilateral tradeAfter a meeting with a delegation of the European Parliament in Dhaka on Wednes
Bangladesh-EU business council soon to coordinate bilateral trade
Bdnews24.com / Posted 3 days ago
After a meeting with a delegation of the European Parliament in Dhaka on Wednesday, he said, “We’ll soon constitute a business council.” The eight EU countries having their missions in Dhaka will be members of the council, which will comprise... Read more
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The Economic Times
Commerce Ministry hopes for SEZ tax benefits in BudgetNEW DELHI: The Commerce Ministry is hopeful that its Finance counterpart will l
Commerce Ministry hopes for SEZ tax benefits in Budget
The Economic Times / Posted 3 days ago
NEW DELHI: The Commerce Ministry is hopeful that its Finance counterpart will look at the submissions made by it positively regarding tax benefits for the special economic zones (SEZs), a top official today said. "We hope...We have made our... Read more
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Bangkok Post - Thailand's English news
Thai FDI soaring in nearby landsA man loads goods from Thailand onto a boat bound for Laos. Cross-border trade
Thai FDI soaring in nearby lands
Bangkok Post - Thailand's English news / Posted 4 days ago
A man loads goods from Thailand onto a boat bound for Laos. Cross-border trade between the two countries is a major driver of both economies. PATTARAPONG CHATPATTARASILL Thailand's outward foreign direct investment (FDI) is flourishing as investors... Read more
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The Economic Times
Commerce Minister Nirmala Seetharaman bats for a weak rupeeMUMBAI: The Commerce ministry has made a strong case for a weak rupee along wit
Commerce Minister Nirmala Seetharaman bats for a weak rupee
The Economic Times / Posted 5 days ago
MUMBAI: The Commerce ministry has made a strong case for a weak rupee along with her focus on 'Make in India' for revival exports as well as the economy even as the Reserve Bank of India has been working hard on holding the value of the rupee against... Read more
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Bangkok Post - Thailand's English news
Outbound investments jump 143%Bicycles are popular products in border trade with Myanmar in Mat Sot district,
Outbound investments jump 143%
Bangkok Post - Thailand's English news / Posted 5 days ago
Bicycles are popular products in border trade with Myanmar in Mat Sot district, Trat province. (Bangkok Post file photo) Related search Thais invested 6.8 billion baht abroad in the first nine months of last year, up 143% from the same period last... Read more
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The Economic Times
Commerce Ministry wants sunset clause for SEZs to goNEW DELHI: Bolstering its case against the proposed sunset clause, the Commerce
Commerce Ministry wants sunset clause for SEZs to go
The Economic Times / Posted 5 days ago
NEW DELHI: Bolstering its case against the proposed sunset clause, the Commerce Ministry has called upon its finance counterpart not to abolish the tax incentives being enjoyed by SEZs as their removal would "hurt exports and employment... Read more
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The Economic Times
need2know: Macro triggers that can affect your marketGDP data to set the tone for equity markets India's gross domestic product (GDP
need2know: Macro triggers that can affect your market
The Economic Times / Posted 5 days ago
GDP data to set the tone for equity markets India's gross domestic product (GDP) data for the third quarter (October-December) of 2015-16 to be released today will be a crucial input into the budget to be presented by finance minister Arun Jaitley on... Read more
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The Hindu
India flags API issue to U.S. govt.Medicines need to be made in the U.S., or in certain ‘designated countries,’ as
India flags API issue to U.S. govt.
The Hindu / Posted 6 days ago
Medicines need to be made in the U.S., or in certain ‘designated countries,’ as per U.S. trade rules India has sought clarity from the U.S. government on the ramifications of a recent adjudication, which gave rise to apprehensions that the medicines... Read more
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dna
Cognizant Technologies seeks government nod to set up SEZ in TelanganaCognizant Technologies Services Pvt Ltd has sought government approval to set u
Cognizant Technologies seeks government nod to set up SEZ in Telangana
dna / Posted 6 days ago
Cognizant Technologies Services Pvt Ltd has sought government approval to set up a special economic zone (SEZ) in Telangana. The Board of Approval (BoA), headed by Commerce Secretary Rita Teaotia, will consider the application at its meeting on... Read more
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Business Standard India
Cognizant seeks govt nod to set up SEZ in TelanganaThe Board of Approval, headed by Commerce Secretary, will consider the applicat
Cognizant seeks govt nod to set up SEZ in Telangana
Business Standard India / Posted 6 days ago
The Board of Approval, headed by Commerce Secretary, will consider the application at its meeting on Feb 23The Board of Approval, headed by Commerce Secretary, will consider the application at its... Read more
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The Economic Times
Cognizant seeks government nod to set up SEZ in TelanganaNEW DELHI: Cognizant Technologies Services Pvt Ltd has sought government approv
Cognizant seeks government nod to set up SEZ in Telangana
The Economic Times / Posted 6 days ago
NEW DELHI: Cognizant Technologies Services Pvt Ltd has sought government approval to set up a special economic zone (SEZ) in Telangana. The Board of Approval (BoA), headed by Commerce Secretary Rita Teaotia, will consider the application at its... Read more
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The Telegraph
Hole in Delhi takeover potCalcutta, Feb. 6: Proof of how outdated the Narendra Modi government's drive to
Hole in Delhi takeover pot
The Telegraph / Posted 6 days ago
Calcutta, Feb. 6: Proof of how outdated the Narendra Modi government's drive to take over tea gardens is has been unwittingly provided by the Centre itself. The Board for Industrial and Financial Reconstruction (BIFR), the business sickbay whose... Read more
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The Telegraph
Delhi can neither sip nor spitCalcutta, Feb. 5: The Centre’s takeover of seven tea gardens has become nobody’
Delhi can neither sip nor spit
The Telegraph / Posted 7 days ago
Calcutta, Feb. 5: The Centre’s takeover of seven tea gardens has become nobody’s baby. The Tea Board of India has hinted at a delay in the takeover of the tea gardens of the G.P. Goenka group and sought the state government’s intervention to ensure... Read more
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The Economic Times
India's handicraft exports grow 10 per cent in April-December: Textile MinistryNEW DELHI: Country's handicraft exports grew 10 per cent to Rs 14,782 crore dur
India's handicraft exports grow 10 per cent in April-December: Textile Ministry
The Economic Times / Posted 8 days ago
NEW DELHI: Country's handicraft exports grew 10 per cent to Rs 14,782 crore during the first nine months of this fiscal notwithstanding a slowdown globally, the Textile Ministry said today. In comparison, the handicraft shipments stood at Rs 13,460... Read more
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dna
Nirmala Sitharaman asks pharmaceutical industry to reduce dependence on API importsCommerce and Industry Minister Nirmala Sitharaman on Friday raised serious conc
Nirmala Sitharaman asks pharmaceutical industry to reduce dependence on API imports
dna / Posted 8 days ago
Commerce and Industry Minister Nirmala Sitharaman on Friday raised serious concerns over increasing imports of Active Pharmaceutical Ingredients (APIs) and asked the experts and industry to work in the direction to reduce the dependence on... Read more
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The Economic Times
Dependence on imported APIs is worrisome: Nirmala SitharamanNEW DELHI:Commerce and industry Minister Nirmala Sitharaman today raised seriou
Dependence on imported APIs is worrisome: Nirmala Sitharaman
The Economic Times / Posted 8 days ago
NEW DELHI:Commerce and industry Minister Nirmala Sitharaman today raised serious concerns over increasing imports of active pharmaceutical ingredients (APIs) and asked the experts and industry to work in the direction to reduce the dependence on... Read more
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asianage
Pacific bloc, led by US, gangs up to check ChinaThe biggest trade deal in history was signed Thursday, yoking 12 Pacific rim co
Pacific bloc, led by US, gangs up to check China
asianage / Posted 8 days ago
The biggest trade deal in history was signed Thursday, yoking 12 Pacific rim countries in a US-led initiative aimed at wresting influence from booming China. The ambitious Trans Pacific Partnership (TPP) aims to slash tariffs and trade barriers for... Read more
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The Economic Times
Pharma stocks slip on fears of US clamp down - The Economic TimesNEW DELHI: Stock prices of leading Indian pharmaceutical companies dropped toda
Pharma stocks slip on fears of US clamp down - The Economic Times
The Economic Times / Posted 8 days ago
NEW DELHI: Stock prices of leading Indian pharmaceutical companies dropped today after reports indicated new US norms mandating companies to use locally manufactured bulk drugs for procurement by the government . Bulk drugs, or active pharmaceutical... Read more
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Manila Standard Today
Biggest ever trade deal set to challenge ChinaAUCKLAND—The biggest trade deal in history was signed Thursday, yoking 12 Pacif
Biggest ever trade deal set to challenge China
Manila Standard Today / Posted 9 days ago
AUCKLAND—The biggest trade deal in history was signed Thursday, yoking 12 Pacific rim countries in a US-led initiative aimed at wresting influence from booming China. The ambitious Trans Pacific Partnership aims to slash tariffs and trade barriers... Read more
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The Manila Times
TPP: Biggest ever trade deal signed as US seeks to counter ChinaFebruary 4, 2016 10:49 pm AUCKLAND: The biggest trade deal in history was sign
TPP: Biggest ever trade deal signed as US seeks to counter China
The Manila Times / Posted 9 days ago
February 4, 2016 10:49 pm AUCKLAND: The biggest trade deal in history was signed Thursday, yoking 12 Pacific rim countries in a US-led initiative aimed at wresting influence from... Read more
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Business Standard India
India's exports may fall to $265-270 billion in FY16, says FIEOExports contracted for the thirteenth month in a row in December 2015 as outwar
India's exports may fall to $265-270 billion in FY16, says FIEO
Business Standard India / Posted 9 days ago
Exports contracted for the thirteenth month in a row in December 2015 as outward shipments shrank 14.75%Exports contracted for the thirteenth month in a row in December 2015 as outward... Read more
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The Times & The Sunday Times
Biggest ever trade deal signed as US seeks to counter ChinaThe ambitious Trans Pacific Partnership (TPP) aims to slash tariffs and trade b
Biggest ever trade deal signed as US seeks to counter China
The Times & The Sunday Times / Posted 9 days ago
The ambitious Trans Pacific Partnership (TPP) aims to slash tariffs and trade barriers for an enormous 40 percent of the global economy -- but pointedly does not include Beijing. "TPP allows America -- and not countries like China -- to write the... Read more
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Inquirier.net
Biggest ever trade deal signed as US seeks to counter ChinaAUCKLAND — The biggest trade deal in history was signed Thursday, yoking 12 Pac
Biggest ever trade deal signed as US seeks to counter China
Inquirier.net / Posted 9 days ago
AUCKLAND — The biggest trade deal in history was signed Thursday, yoking 12 Pacific rim countries in a US-led initiative aimed at wresting influence from booming China. The ambitious Trans Pacific Partnership (TPP) aims to slash tariffs and trade... Read more
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The Hindu
New U.S. rule a blow to Indian pharma exportersIn a move that will further inflate prices of drugs in the United States — alre
New U.S. rule a blow to Indian pharma exporters
The Hindu / Posted 9 days ago
In a move that will further inflate prices of drugs in the United States — already a burning issue in the current presidential campaign — the U.S. government has made it mandatory for Active Pharmaceutical Ingredients (APIs) to be manufactured... Read more
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Manila Bulletin
Biggest ever trade deal signed as US seeks to counter ChinaAuckland, New Zealand — The biggest trade deal in history was signed Wednesday,
Biggest ever trade deal signed as US seeks to counter China
Manila Bulletin / Posted 9 days ago
Auckland, New Zealand — The biggest trade deal in history was signed Wednesday, yoking 12 Pacific rim countries in a US-led initiative aimed at wresting influence from booming China. The ambitious Trans Pacific Partnership (TPP) aims to slash... Read more
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Bangkok Post - Thailand's English news
State urged to sell 11m tonnesAuthorities handling rice sales are proposing the government sell 11 million to
State urged to sell 11m tonnes
Bangkok Post - Thailand's English news / Posted 9 days ago
Authorities handling rice sales are proposing the government sell 11 million tonnes of state rice stocks that are a mix of different grades. Duangporn Rodphaya, director-general of the Foreign Trade Department, said it would table the proposal for... Read more
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Bangkok Post - Thailand's English news
Shippers clamour for more stimulusGantry cranes load cargo containers onto a ship at Bangkok port in Klong Toey d
Shippers clamour for more stimulus
Bangkok Post - Thailand's English news / Posted 10 days ago
Gantry cranes load cargo containers onto a ship at Bangkok port in Klong Toey district. Shippers have voiced concerns about export growth and Thailand's lack of competitiveness. KRIT PROMSAKA NA SAKOLNAKORN Exports could contract by 0.2% this year... Read more
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Eu Business
China to deal 'appropriately' with EU steel challenge — EU(BEIJING) - China said it will deal "appropriately" with the European Union's d
China to deal 'appropriately' with EU steel challenge — EU
Eu Business / Posted 11 days ago
(BEIJING) - China said it will deal "appropriately" with the European Union's decision to challenge it at the World Trade Organisation after Beijing slapped duties on some steel products, in the latest salvo in the row between the two sides. Beijing... Read more
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Bangkok Post - Thailand's English news
Inflation rate dips again in JanuaryConsumers shop at a supermarket passing discounted goods. Inflation dropped for
Inflation rate dips again in January
Bangkok Post - Thailand's English news / Posted 11 days ago
Consumers shop at a supermarket passing discounted goods. Inflation dropped for the 13th straight month in January due mainly to the sharp nosedive in oil prices. PATIPAT JANTHONG Consumer prices fell for the 13th straight month in January as local... Read more
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New Kerala
India's core industry index shows positive growth in DecemberNew Delhi, Feb 1 : The industrial output index for India's eight core industrie
India's core industry index shows positive growth in December
New Kerala / Posted 12 days ago
New Delhi, Feb 1 : The industrial output index for India's eight core industries registered a rise in December, pushed up by higher coal, refinery products, fertilizers, cement and electricity output. The index representing major infrastructure... Read more
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Bangkok Post - Thailand's English news
Govt to sell 570,000 tonnes of rice Feb 16-17Related search The government will sell 570,000 to 600,000 tonnes of rice from
Govt to sell 570,000 tonnes of rice Feb 16-17
Bangkok Post - Thailand's English news / Posted 12 days ago
Related search The government will sell 570,000 to 600,000 tonnes of rice from its stockpiles for human consumption and industrial use, the Commerce Ministry said on Monday. As the world's second-biggest rice exporter after India, Thailand has... Read more
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The Malaysian Insider
Thailand sells some 600,000 tonnes of rice from stockpiles Published: 1 February 2016 2:27 PM Thailand, the world's second-biggest rice
Thailand sells some 600,000 tonnes of rice from stockpiles
The Malaysian Insider / Posted 12 days ago
Published: 1 February 2016 2:27 PM Thailand, the world's second-biggest rice exporter after India, has stocks of about 13 million tonnes of rice. – File pic, February 1, 2016.Thailand will... Read more
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Bangkok Post - Thailand's English news
Rice bid aims to sell 600,000 tonnesRelated search The government will sell 500,000 to 600,000 tonnes of rice from
Rice bid aims to sell 600,000 tonnes
Bangkok Post - Thailand's English news / Posted 12 days ago
Related search The government will sell 500,000 to 600,000 tonnes of rice from its stockpiles for human consumption and industrial use, the Commerce Ministry said on Monday. As the world's second-biggest rice exporter after India, Thailand has... Read more
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Bangkok Post - Thailand's English news
January consumer prices fall for 13th straight monthRelated Stories Annual headline consumer prices dropped for a 13th consecutive
January consumer prices fall for 13th straight month
Bangkok Post - Thailand's English news / Posted 12 days ago
Related Stories Annual headline consumer prices dropped for a 13th consecutive month in January, due mainly to lower oil prices, giving the central bank leeway to keep interest rates low to help the flagging economy. The index, published by the... Read more
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Market Watch
Thailand: 13 straight months of negative inflationBANGKOK--Thailand registered its 13th straight month of negative inflation in J
Thailand: 13 straight months of negative inflation
Market Watch / Posted 12 days ago
BANGKOK--Thailand registered its 13th straight month of negative inflation in January, mainly due to falling oil prices, according to the latest report from the Commerce Ministry. The ministry said Monday that the country's headline consumer price... Read more
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New Kerala
Beijing tops Chinese cities in spendingBeijing, Jan 31 : Beijing retained the top spot as China's biggest shopping cit
Beijing tops Chinese cities in spending
New Kerala / Posted 13 days ago
Beijing, Jan 31 : Beijing retained the top spot as China's biggest shopping city in 2015, as online shopping continued to buoy retail sales and drove older brands to launch e-stores, the media reported on Sunday. According to a report by Beijing... Read more
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Business Standard India
Commerce Ministry prepares strategy to boost exports to AfricaDepartment of Commerce to hold consultations with Ambassadors and High Commissi
Commerce Ministry prepares strategy to boost exports to Africa
Business Standard India / Posted 13 days ago
Department of Commerce to hold consultations with Ambassadors and High Commissioners of nations concernedWorried over declining exports, the Commerce Ministry has prepared a strategy to... Read more
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The Hindu
New Secretaries to steer Telecom, AgricultureReplacing Telecom Secretary Rakesh Garg with Uttar Pradesh cadre IAS officer J.
New Secretaries to steer Telecom, Agriculture
The Hindu / Posted 14 days ago
Replacing Telecom Secretary Rakesh Garg with Uttar Pradesh cadre IAS officer J.S. Deepak is the most significant change. The NDA government carried out a major reshuffle at the top bureaucratic level on Friday, bringing in new Secretaries to steer... Read more
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