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First round of US tariffs on Chinese goods to hit $50 bn Aug 23: USTR

The first round of President Donald Trump’s punitive tariffs on China will hit the full $50 billion in goods starting August 23. Washington already imposed 25 percent tariffs on $34 billion in Chinese products on July 6. But it held off on a final $16 billion as a result of […]

Heineken takes $3.1 billion stake in China’s top brewer

Dutch beermaker Heineken will pour $3.1 billion into a stake in China’s top brewer, expanding its access in the Asian giant’s booming and hotly contested market. Heineken has signed a “non-binding” agreement with China Resources Beer to acquire 40 percent of CRH, the listed entity controlling the Chinese group, for […]

Dubai-based carrier Emirates to stop ‘Hindu meal’ option

Dubai-based mega carrier Emirates is withdrawing “Hindu meal”, a popular option given by several international airlines for travelers to pre-book meals based on their religious beliefs, from its flights. The airline says its “Hindu customers can order in advance from a wide variety of regionally-inspired vegetarian and special meals catering to specific dietary requirements, […]

Sales of energy drinks to children are banned in UK

A new Government drive in the UK to tackle the childhood obesity. The UK government decide to ban the sale of energy drink to anyone under age of 16. The UK government plan to force restaurants and cafes to describe the calorie detail in menus. Childhood Obesity is the main […]