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Turning waste into wealth

Bogura, which has always been a district town known for centuries-old archaeological sites, is also home to around 10,000 families of weavers.

Business rights or human rights? Swiss vote shines spotlight on companies

A billboard of a runny-nosed, dour-faced girl framed by Glencore’s sprawling zinc mine in Peru greets commuters at Zurich’s main train station with an ominous slogan: “Water contaminated. Child poisoned. Commodities firm liable.”

Minister urges OIC member countries to implement preferential trade agreement

Commerce Minister Tipu Munshi has urged the leaders of the member countries of the Organisation of Islamic Conference (OIC) to fully implement the preferential trade agreement to increase trade and business among the members.

UK cuts development aid budget

Amid the global coronavirus pandemic that has slowed economies, the UK has announced a temporary reduction in overseas development aid from 0.7 per cent to 0.5 per cent of its gross national income.

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