Abida Islam appointed as Bangladesh envoy to Republic of Korea


Correspondent, The Government has decided to appoint Abida Islam as the next Ambassador of Bangladesh to the Republic of Korea.  A career diplomat, Ms. Islam belongs to the 15th batch of BCS Foreign Affairs Cadre. In her distinguished diplomatic career, she served as Deputy High Commissioner of Bangladesh at Bangladesh Deputy High Commission in Kolkata. She also served in Bangladesh ...

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Trump meets Abbas in Bethlehem: ‘very good chance’ for Israeli-Palestinian peace

palestin-thebdexpress JERUSALEM — President Trump’s efforts to restart the Israeli-Palestinian peace process on Tuesday took him to Bethlehem, a Palestinian city of just 22,000 people but symbolically important to people around the world. Meeting with Palestinian President Mahmoud Abbas at his presidential palace in Bethlehem, Trump said he was “truly hopeful” for a breakthrough in the decades-old conflict over the borders ...

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Vitargent introduces world’s first product safety information platform applying proprietary Testing 2.0 biological testing technology

Thebdexpress: HONG KONG, CHINA – Media OutReach  – May 23, 2017 – Vitargent (International) Biotechnology Ltd. (“Vitargent”), known for applying its proprietary “Transgenic Medaka” and  “Zebrafish Fish” Embryo Toxicity (FET) testing technology (Testing 2.0) on food and skincare products, introduces the world’s first consumer product safety information platform, Test-it™. The platform uses Testing 2.0 biological testing technology to examine consumer product safety ...

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MMA”s Elite To Clash In The Lion City On 17 June 2017


  TheBdExpress: The world”s premier mixed martial arts (MMA) organization, has announced its first live event in Asia for the 2017 calendar year. will take place at the Singapore Indoor Stadium on Saturday, 17 June 2017, and will feature the sports finest athletes from around the globe arriving to compete in the world”s most intimidating arena, the Octagon®. “We are ...

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Finquest acquires investor-startup marketplace Detecq to boost tech M&A in Asia


The Bd Express: A Singapore-based platform that fosters global deal flows, has acquired investor-startup marketplace Detecq. No financial details were disclosed. Finquest and Detecq offer similar value propositions. The former matches institutional investors, M&A advisors with mid-sized companies in Asia, while the latter differs by hyper-focussing on tech startup deals. Both use a unique system of algorithms to curate and ...

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Indian actor Om Puri dies aged 66


Om Puri, one of the most versatile actors of Indian cinema died this morning. The actor was 66, NDTV reports. “Omji suffered from a massive heart attack in the morning today. We have just reached his residence,” said filmmaker Ashok Pandit, a close friend of Puri. He also took to Twitter to share the news, “Sad & shocked to know ...

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Russia Emerges as Arbiter to Settle Israeli-Palestinian Conflict


The Bd Express:  Following the UN Security Council’s vote on the resolution condemning Israel’s settlement-building policy in the West Bank and East Jerusalem, the Palestinians need to boost their relations with Russia, which has become a major power in the Middle East, Muhammed Asad al-Awawi, an expert in Palestinian affairs, told Sputnik. On December 23, the UN Security Council adopted ...

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NPRA Includes Macau in the List of Countries Covered in The Facilities


Daily Pacific Times: As part of the new facilities for the issuing of on arrival and e-visas MACAU, CHINA–(Marketwired – Nov 11, 2016) – Interior Ministry Undersecretary of Nationality, Passport and Residence Affairs (NPRA), Shaikh Rashid bin Khalifa Al Khalifa, announced yesterday that as part of the directives of His Excellency Interior Ministry, Macau has been included in the list ...

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Holy Ashura tomorrow

muharram The holy Ashura, commemorating the martyrdom of Hazrat Imam Hossain Ibn Ali (RA), a grandson of Prophet Hazrat Muhammad (Peace Be Upon Him), will be observed tomorrow across the country with due religious solemnity. Tomorrow is 10th day of the month of Muharram in the Arabic calendar. Muslims across the world recalled the sacrifice of Hazrat Imam Hossain (RA) ...

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Turkey, Russia strike strategic Turkish Stream gas pipeline deal

russia-turkey Turkey and Russia signed the strategic Turkish Stream gas pipeline agreement late on Oct. 10 amid vows by both countries to intensify their relations following a hiatus due to Turkey’s downing of a Russian jet in November 2015. The pipeline will carry Russian natural gas to Turkey and on to Europe under the Black Sea. During the signing ceremony ...

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