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Global FDI flows fall for third consecutive year

Geneva, 13 Jun (Kanaga Raja) – Global foreign direct investment (FDI) flows fell by 13 percent in 2018 to $1.3 trillion, the third consecutive year of a decline in FDI, the United Nations Conference on Trade and Development (UNCTAD) has said. In its World Investment Report 2019, UNCTAD said that the decline was mainly due to large-scale repatriations of accumulated ... Read More »

‘Restore democracy to celebrate 50th year of liberation’

Dhaka, May 14 – Gono Forum President Dr Kamal Hossain on Tuesday said a democratic atmosphere and the rule of law are necessary to restore people’s ownership of the country. “We want to celebrate the 50th anniversary of Bangladesh’s independence in a democratic atmosphere. We also want to restore people’s ownership of the country by ensuring the rule of law,” ... Read More »

New Caledonia self-rule referendum next year

The French Pacific territory of New Caledonia will hold a referendum on self-rule next year, under a deal reached with the French government. New Caledonian leaders held nine hours of talks with French ministers in Paris on Thursday. The political agreement could pave the way for independence. November 2018 is the deadline for the vote. New Caledonia, east of Australia, ... Read More »