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Finally, Government Withdraws Controversial Guthi Bill

June 18 2019
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Kathmandu, Nepal, June 18, 2019: Following the widespread protests and criticism, the government has decided to withdraw the controversial Guthi Bill.

Dash for growth at company founded by Indian yoga guru leads to stumbles

June 12 2019
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HARIDWAR: Three years ago, Indian yoga guru and entrepreneur Baba Ramdev was riding high. The consumer goods empire he co-founded had tapped into a wave of Hindu nationalism after the election of Prime Minister Narendra Modi. Customers were sna

South Korea, UK agree to sign free trade deal ahead of Brexit

June 10 2019
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SEOUL, June 10: South Korea and Britain have agreed in principle to sign a separate free trade deal ahead of Britain’s exit from the European Union in late October, South Korea’s trade ministry said on Monday.

Venezuelan cocoa piles up in New York as exporters scramble for cash

June 07 2019
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NEW YORK, June 7: U.S. stockpiles of Venezuelan cocoa swelled in May to levels not seen in at least five years, a Reuters analysis showed, as exporters in the crisis-hit country hit by U.S. sanctions scramble to raise cash however they can.

US must have access to US-listed Chinese firms’ audit documents, lawmakers say

June 06 2019
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WASHINGTON/HONG KONG: A bipartisan group of US lawmakers introduced a bill on Wednesday to force Chinese companies listed on American stock exchanges to submit to regulatory oversight, including providing access to audits or face delisting.

Finance Minister Khatiwada Admits Error In The Budget Of Upcoming Fiscal Year 2019-20

June 02 2019
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KATHMANDU, June 2: Finance Minister Dr Yubaraj Khatiwada has said there is no inaccuracy in the annual figures of estimated revenue and expenditure of the upcoming fiscal year 2076-77 BS (2019-20). Seeking time from Speaker Krishna Bahadur Mahar

U.S. says countries buying Iranian oil will be subject to sanctions

May 31 2019
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WASHINGTON, May 31: The United States will sanction any country which buys oil from Iran after the expiration of waivers on May 2, U.S. Special Representative for Iran Brian Hook said on Thursday.

Watches of Switzerland shares climb 15% on London debut

May 30 2019
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LONDON, May 30: Shares in Britain’s biggest watch retailer Watches of Switzerland Group Ltd rose by as much as 15% on their debut on the London Stock Exchange on Thursday.

Finance minister presents budget for the fiscal year 2019/20

May 29 2019
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Kathmandu, Nepal, May 29, 2019: Finance Minister Yubaraj Khatiwada has presented budget for the fiscal year 2019/20 in the joint session of the Federal Parliament at parliamentary building at New Baneswor, Kathmandu on Wednesday.

Budget Of Over Rs 1.6 Trillion For The Upcoming Fiscal Year 2019/20 Is Being Presented Today

May 29 2019
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Kathmandu, Nepal, May 29, 2019: The budget for the upcoming fiscal year 2019/20 is being presented today. Minister for Finance, Yuba Raj Khatiwada is going to present the budget of over Rs 1.6 trillion at the joint session of the federal parliam

Brexit legislation needs to include public vote - Starmer

May 18 2019
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LONDON, May 18: The British government’s Brexit Withdrawal Agreement Bill needs to include another public vote when it is presented to MPs again next month, the Labour Party’s Brexit spokesman Keir Starmer said on Saturday.

US targets $300B of Chinese goods for new tariff hikes

May 14 2019
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BEIJING: US officials are targeting a $300 billion list of additional Chinese imports including laptop computers for tariff hikes, ratcheting up a trade fight that is shaking financial markets and fueling fears about global economic growth.

Trump tax returns from 1985 to 1994 show $1 billion in losses: NY Times

May 08 2019
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U.S. President Donald Trump's businesses lost a total of more than $1 billion from 1985 to 1994, according to the New York Times, which said it obtained printouts from Trump's official Internal Revenue Service tax transcripts.

U.S.: China reneged on trade commitments, sparking Trump tariff hike

May 07 2019
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China backtracked on substantial commitments it made during trade talks with the United States, prompting President Donald Trump to impose additional tariffs on Chinese goods slated to go into effect on Friday, top U.S. trade officials said on M

Deserted beaches, empty rooms: Sri Lanka tourism takes a hit after bombings

May 05 2019
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BENTOTA/COLOMBO: Sri Lanka’s $4.4 billion tourism industry is reeling from cancellations as travellers shun the sun and sand Indian Ocean island after multiple suicide bombings that killed over 250 people two weeks ago.