Dubai Expo 2020

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Being the first World Expo held in the Middle East, the cultural exhibition that is the Dubai Expo 2020 was a stand by Dubai against the harsh challenges of the...

Asia this week: 17 – 23 June 2021

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Bangladeshi Foreign Minister AK Abdul Momen criticises nations for stipulating conditions for vaccines supplies to other countries and for hoarding COVID-19 vaccines.

Attracting Foreign Direct Investments

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On 22 May, the Ministry of Tourism announced a 30 percent reduction in acquisition costs for 16 islands tendered on 9 April, citing the ‘current investment climate’ posing challenges to...

SAARC remains largely in the doldrums

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The South Asian Association for Regional Cooperation (SAARC) came into existence 36 years ago in 1985. The South Asian Preferential Trade Agreement (SAPTA) had come into existence in 1993 and...