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Indian farmers plan major road blockade to mark 100th day of protests

Indian farmers who have been protesting for months against deregulation of produce markets plan to block a major expressway outside New Delhi on Saturday, the 100th day of their campaign,...

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Indian farmers plan major road blockade to mark 100th day of protests

Indian farmers who have been protesting for months against deregulation of produce markets plan to block a major expressway outside New Delhi on Saturday, the 100th day of their campaign, they said. Tens of thousands have been camped outside New Delhi since December, demanding Prime Minister Narendra Modi repeal three farm laws that open up the country's agriculture markets to...

China’s top legislature to review draft decision on improving Hong Kong electoral system

The Chinese National People’s Congress (NPC) is going to review the draft decision of improving the electoral system of Hong Kong Special Administrative Region(HKSAR) during its annual session. According to a statement by the embassy of China in Dhaka, China’s national legislature held a press conference Thursday night, ahead of the opening of its annual session in this connection. Zhang...

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US Senate mulls $30b in funding to boost chipmaking sector

The US Senate is considering including in a new bill to boost competitiveness against China $30 billion in funding for previously-approved measures to supercharge the country’s chipmaking industry, a congressional source said on Thursday. Lawmakers aim to bring the package, which would include other elements to boost the U.S. tech sector, to a full vote...

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FE icon   Europe