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Philippines to import 500,000 tonnes of rice

Philippines to import 500,000 tonnes of rice

In a bid to tackle shortage Philippines’ National Food Authority to import 500,000 tonnes of rice.  In order to recover a major loss of rice stock owing to recent typhoons and to bring down soaring retail prices in the country, the...
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Samsung Galaxy Note 4: More specifications unveiled

Higher features of Samsung Galaxy Note 4 revealed. As the release date of the much awaited Samsung Galaxy Note 4 handset fast approaches, the officials are slowly revealing its features. As per the makers of the device, it will have higher...
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Microsoft to face anti-monopoly investigation in China

China extends its anti-trust probe to Microsoft.  Chinese authorities have launched an investigation into the US technology giant Microsoft. The State Administration of China for Industry and Commerce said that it is looking into the alleged...
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Thailand authorities issue new rules for visitors who overstay visa

Thailand to dole out severe punishment to visitors who overstay visa. Thailand’s authorities are all set to enforce stringent rules for travelers/visitors who overshoot their official stay duration in Thailand. Erring visitors will be...
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India’s Flipkart gets $1 billion fund inflow

Flipkart rakes in $1 billion from investors. India’s online retail giant – Flipkart – has managed the biggest round of fund-raising in the Indian e-commerce industry.  Flipkart managed to rake in a $1 billion, pumping the...
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Philippine Airlines gets approval to fly over Russia

Russia route approved for Philippine Airlines’ Manila to London flight. Philippine Airlines (PAL) has managed to get a regulatory approval to fly over Russia for its Manila to London Route. The recent development will help to cut the travel...
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Sachin Tendulkar at book launch of Raj Singh Dungarpur

Former Indian cricketer Sachin Tendulkar launches his mentor’s book. Ace Indian cricketer Sachin Tendulkar attended the book launch event – of one of his mentors and former president of Board of Control for Cricket in India –...
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McDonald’s stops selling chicken items in Hong Kong

McDonald’s omits several chicken items of its menu after Shanghai Husi Food Co’s negligence.  Popular fast food giant McDonald’s has stopped the sales of chicken nuggets and a few other products in Hong Kong. The franchise...
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McDonalds and KFC suspend meat supplier in China

China McDonalds and KFC ban meat supply from Shanghai Husi Food Co. The Chinese branches of McDonalds and KFC have halted meat supply from Shanghai’s - Shanghai Husi Food Co. The fast food chains took the decision to halt the supply after...
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Malaysian Airlines jet shot down in Ukraine

Malaysian Airlines hit by second tragedy in four months. Malaysian Airlines has yet again been hit by an aviation disaster,  a Malaysian Airlines Boeing 777 Flight MH17 from Amsterdam to Kuala Lumpur, crashed in eastern Ukraine near the Russian...