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After 8-yr of negotiations, 15 Asia-Pacific countries sign RCEP

Beijing, Nov 16 (IANS) After eight years of negotiations, 15 Asia-Pacific countries on Sunday signed the Regional Comprehensive Economic Partnership (RCEP), the world's biggest trade pact, a move considered a massive coup for regional economic integration, multilateralism and free...

Thai Health Minister elected as WHO’s Southeast Asian chair

Bangkok, Sep 9 (IANS) Thailand's Deputy Prime Minister and Public Health Minister Anutin Charnvirakul on Wednesday announced that he was elected as chair to the World Health Organization's Regional Committee for South-East Asia (SEARO). Charnvirakul said that WHO's SEARO had...

E-commerce has potential to drive growth in South Asia: Report

New Delhi, Dec 16 (IANS) E-commerce can become a driver of growth across South Asia and boost trade between the region's countries, but its potential remains largely untapped, a new World Bank report said on Monday. The report, titled "Unleashing E-Commerce...

EU renews sanctions on N.Korea over nuclear programmes

Brussels, July 16 (IANS) The European Union (EU) has voted to renew sanctions against North Korean individuals and entities for contributing to the Asian country's nuclear activities, ballistic missiles and other weapons of mass destruction programmes, as well as for...

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Amid profit booking, valuation concerns, market end deep in red

New Delhi, Jan 15 (IANS) The Indian stock market, which has off late been on a bull run, plunged...