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Xinhua report Aug 10, 2017
China’s top political advisor Yu Zhengsheng on Wednesday called on people from north China’s Inner Mongolia Autonomous Region to make progress in ethnic unity ahead of the 19th National Congress of the Communist Party of China.
Yu, chairman of the National Committee of the Chinese People’s Political Consultative Conference, made the remarks at a symposium marking the 70th anniversary of the founding of Inner Mongolia Autonomous Region.
The symposium was attended by local officials and people of various ethnic groups and from all walks of life.
Yu urged efforts …

Business, China, Headline »

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Xinhua report Aug 10, 2017
Prosecutors in north China’s Tianjin Municipality have approved the arrest of nine suspects involved in a pyramid scheme, the Supreme People’s Procuratorate (SPP) said Wednesday.
The nine, suspected of organizing and leading a pyramid scheme, belong to a group called “Diebeilei.” Since September 2016, the suspects have recruited nearly 400 members in Tianjin’s Jinghai District, the SPP said in a statement.
Nearly 4.9 million yuan (about 730,000 US dollars) was involved in the case.
The suspects, aged between 20 and 30, recruited members under the pretext of job interviews …

Bangladesh »

[10 Aug 2017 | No Comment | ]

Report in the Daily Star, Aug 10, 2017
The Awami League yesterday alleged that the BNP with ill intentions was trying to make it an opponent of the judiciary.
“None should do politics over the Supreme Court verdict. The judiciary should be kept above party and opinion. The judiciary is the last resort of people. So there should not be any politics or difference over it, but they [BNP] are doing it,” AL Presidium Member Abdul Matin Khasru said at a press conference at the party’s Dhanmondi office in the capital.
“Supreme Court …

Bangladesh »

[10 Aug 2017 | No Comment | ]

By Manik Miazee & Fazlur Rahman Raju in Dhaka Tribune, Aug 9, 2017 at 07:16 PM
BNP Chairperson Khaleda Zia, who is currently in London, is likely to have a meeting with leaders of India’s ruling Bharatiya Janata Party (BJP) to strengthen relations between the two parties, sources say.
The BNP has been trying to improve its relations with the BJP ever since Narendra Modi’s party came to power since 2014, sources in the party say.
Relations between BNP and the Indian government took a nosedive after Khaleda declined to meet former Indian …

Bangladesh, Featured »

[10 Aug 2017 | No Comment | ]

by Senior Correspondent in bdnews24.com, Aug 9, 2017 at 20:37:57.0 BdST
Little-known and completely unheard-of print publications sell tens of thousands of copies in Bangladesh, if the Department of Film and Publication, the agency that distributes government advertisements, were to be believed.
The latest circulation figures for print newspapers and magazines released by the DFP has raised eyebrows and triggered ripples of laughter among the people involved with the media industry. This is because the print media is on the ropes, suffering from declining advertising revenue and circulation amid an onslaught from …