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The US Federal Aviation Administration is investigating Southwest Airlines Co for widespread failure to accurately track the combined

Western investors shocked

The arrest in Russia of prominent US and French investors on suspicion of fraud has sent shockwaves through

Fosun makes bid for German fashion chain Tom Tailor

Chinese conglomerate Fosun International announced a takeover bid for troubled German clothing retailer Tom Tailor on Tuesday, further

MPs call for 1p clothing tax and darning classes in schools

A penny on every shirt, skirt and stocking could fund better recycling and repairing in the fashion industry,

Honda to close only British factory

Honda Motor announced on Tuesday it would shut its sole British plant by 2021, a decision the Japanese

Mongolia to suspend KFC outlets for inquiry

A Mongolian regulator said it will suspend operations at KFC restaurants temporarily to conduct inquiries, as 42 people

BHP first-half 2019 profit drops on rising costs

BHP Group, the world's biggest miner, on Tuesday reported a drop in first-half 2019 profit as a decline

Seedling transplantation of Boro nearing completion

The farmers have already completed transplantation of Boro rice seedling on 92 percent of targeted land area on

Drug trader held with Yaba

Members of Rapid Action Battalion (Rab) in a drive arrested a suspected drug trader along with 1830 Yaba

Three-day book fair begins at IU

A three-day book fair began at Islamic University in Kushtia on Tuesday amid festive mood and much enthusiasm.The

Recruitment process of doctors, nurses ends

The recruitment process for doctors and nurses for emergency treatment has been completed on Tuesday at Rooppur Nuclear

Thai economic growth strengthens in Q4

Thailand's economy grew at its best pace in six years in 2018, with fourth-quarter beating expectations on higher

'Facebook needs regulation to combat fake news'

Online disinformation is only going to get more sophisticated, the chair of the committee investigating disinformation and fake

Footasylum shares soar as JD Sports buys stake

JD Sports, Britain's biggest sports retailer, has acquired an 8.3% stake in Footasylum, sending shares in its struggling

Iraqi youth plant start-up seeds

Stuck between an endless waitlist for a government job and a frail private sector, Iraqi entrepreneurs are taking

'Huawei risk in 5G can be contained'

UK security chiefs have advised that the risk of using Huawei technology in the new superfast 5G could

India levies 200% customs duty on Pak imports

India has hiked customs duties on imports from Pakistan to 200 percent following a terror attack that killed

Singapore non-oil exports shrink

Singapore's trade sector began 2019 on a whimper with non-oil domestic exports (Nodx) for January sliding a worse-than-expected

Elegy written by poet Sahidul Islam Nirab

Fifth anthology "Charumokhi Bashonti" by young poet Sahidul Islam Nirab has been launched at Amar Ekushey Book Fair-2019.

RU observes teachers day

Commemorating the 50th anniversary of martyrdom of Dr Shamsuzzoha, Rajshahi University (RU) authorities observed 'Zoha Day' as Teachers'

Cyclone shelter cum school eroded in Sandhya River

Students stopped going to school as cyclone shelter cum educational institution as it has been being eroded in

'Fresh blooms could become preserve of the rich'

It is Valentine's Day in Cambridge and, at a market stall near King's College, Nicki Lark is cheerfully

Singapore economy slows to 3.2% growth in 2018

The Singapore economy expanded by 3.2 per cent in the whole of last year, official data released on

Pfizer combo extends kidney cancer survival

A combination of Merck & Co's immunotherapy Keytruda and Pfizer Inc's Inlyta helped patients with advanced kidney cancer

Payless ShoeSource to start sales at stores

US discount retailer Payless ShoeSource Inc said on Friday it would begin going-out-of-business sales at its U.S. and

Flybmi collapses blaming Brexit uncertainty

The British airline Flybmi has gone bust, cancelling all flights with immediate effect and blaming Brexit as the

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