U.S. ban will not affect Huawei’s high-end and 5G products: Ren

SHENZHEN, May 21 (NNN-XINHUA) — The U.S. restrictions will definitely not affect Huawei’s high-end products, particularly in the 5G sector, said Ren Zhengfei, founder and president of Huawei Technologies Co., Ltd. on Tuesday. The Bureau of Industry and Security (BIS) of the U.S. Department of Commerce earlier put Huawei and…

Bangladesh bans fishing for 65 days to save fish

Image for illustration purpose only. Photo courtesy of Pixalbay/Free images DHAKA, May 21 (NNN-AGENCIES) – Bangladesh has banned fishing off it’s an exclusive economic zone (EEZ) in the Bay of Bengal for 65 days to try and boost depleted fish stocks. He issued the directive, aimed at boosting Bangladesh’s marine…

Japan, U.S. to hold ministerial trade talks later this month

TOKYO, May 21 (NNN-KYODO) – Japan and the United States plan to hold ministerial-level trade talks later this month, with tariffs on agricultural and industrial products expected to top the agenda, government sources said Monday. The talks will likely be held before Prime Minister Shinzo Abe’s meeting with U.S. President…

Myanmar: Gunfight kills schoolgirl in Rakhine

YANGON, May 21 (NNN-ANADOLU) – A 10-year-old girl was killed during an armed clash between Myanmar military and an ethnic rebel group in the country’s western Rakhine state, police and family said Monday. The government troops and Arakan Army, a militant group that recruits mainly from the Buddhist Rakhine ethnic…

Official count gives President Jokowi victory in Indonesian election

JAKARTA, May 21 (NNN-AGENCIES) – Incumbent President Joko Widodo won last month’s Indonesian election with 55.5 per cent of votes against 44.5 per cent for his challenger, retired General Prabowo Subianto, the election commission’s official count said early on Tuesday (May 21). The official result released by the General Election…

At Least 50 Inmates Were Killed In Tajik Prison Riot: Report

DUSHANBE, Tajikistan, May 20 (NNN-XINHUA) – Three guards and 50 inmates have been killed in a riot, in a high-security prison, east of the Tajik capital, Dushanbe, local media quoted the Justice Ministry as saying, on Monday (today). The ministry said earlier, that, prisoners convicted of Daesh membership had taken…

India’s Tata Group, Singapore’s GIC Join Hands To Buy Under-performing Hotels

NEW DELHI, India, May 20 (NNN-PTI) – Tata Group, one of India’s largest conglomerates and GIC, Singapore’s global long-term investor to manage foreign reserves, have reportedly joined hands to take over under-performing or debt-ridden luxury hotels in India. The 30:70 joint venture between Tata and GIC would invest around 600…

Australian PM To Focus On Major Tax Cuts After Election Victory

CANBERRA, Australia, May 20 (NNN-AGENCIES) – Australian Prime Minister, Scott Morrison, promised to take swift action to legislate wide-scale tax cuts after winning Saturday’s general election. Morrison’s Liberal-National Party coalition (LNP) defied opinion polls to win a third term in power on Saturday, defeating the Australian Labour Party (ALP). Australian…

Ruling BJP confident after exit polls predict India election victory

Prime Minister Narendra Modi with former Madhya Pradesh chief minister Shivraj Singh Chouhan and other leaders during an election rally for the last phase of Lok Sabha polls, in Khargone district of Madhya Pradesh. Photo courtesy of PTI Photo NEW DEHLI, May 20 (NNN-PTI) Most exit polls forecast a majority for…

Iran’s Non-Oil Trade With Belarus Hits 26.7 Million USD

TEHRAN, Iran, May 20 (NNN-IRNA) – Iran traded 13,798 tonnes of non-oil commodities worth 26.7 million U.S. dollars with Belarus, in the last Iranian year (ended March 20, 2019), Eghtesad Online news website reported, on Sunday. The figures registered a 39.7 percent and 20.89 percent decline in weight and value,…
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