** People rescuing an injured passenger from inside a passenger bus hit by a truck on Dhaka-Mawa Expressway in Shologhar area of Shreenagar upazila in Munshiganj on Thursday. ** Motorcycles allowed on Padma Bridge after 10 months ** Commuters charge extra fare, passengers disappointed ** 78 people killed in Yemen stampede ** Moon sighting committee meets today to ascertain Eid day ** 9 killed in road accidents in 3 districts ** US announces new $325 m military aid package for Ukraine ** Eid-ul-Fitr in Saudi Arabia today ** Eid exodus begins ** LPG price cut illusive ** 15 hurt as bus overturns in capital ** New interbank cheque clearing timings set for Eid holidays ** Four women hit by a train die in Tangail ** 12.28 lakh SIM users left Dhaka on Tuesday ** Sylhet engineer threatened over power outage ** People rush to village homes to spend Eid holidays with their near and dear ones. This photo was taken from Sadarghat Launch Terminal on Tuesday. NN photo ** Surge in cases of dehydration, diarrhoea amid summer heat wave ** Padma Bridge construction cost increases by Tk 2,412cr ** PM gives Tk 90m to Bangabazar fire victims ** Textile workers block highway demanding wage, Eid bonus ** Attack on PM's motorcade Ex-BNP MP, 3 others get life term ** Load-shedding increases for demand of electricity during heat wave ** Motorbikes to be allowed on Padma bridge from Thursday ** 5-day Eid vacation begins from today ** Take Nangalkot train accident as a warning about negligence of govt functionaries **

Global business festival in Liverpool to focus on China

29 June 2014

Xinhua, London :
China will take the centre stage next week at one of the world's biggest business festivals this year, currently under way in Liverpool.
The theme from June 30 to July 4 at the International Festival of Business (IFB) is "China Week".
The aim is to introduce British businesses to trade, investment and commercial opportunities in the Chinese mainland and Hong Kong.
The IFB was opened earlier this month by British Prime Minister David Cameron.
The China Week is supported by London Chamber of Commerce and Industry, UK Trade and Investment (UKTI), the British government's overseas investment arm, China- Britain Business Council (CBBC) and Hong Kong Trade Development Council (HKTDC).
One of the keynote events will take place on July 4 to offer British businesses information on business opportunities and challenges in the Chinese mainland and Hong Kong.
A spokesman for the event organisers said: "China Week will explore opportunities in China in a range of sectors, including Life Sciences, Health and Social Care, Advanced Manufacturing and Transport, Energy, Environment and Infrastructure, Retail, Culture and the Experience Economy, E-commerce, Professional Services, High Value Opportunities (HVOs)."
Event spokeswoman Nicola Harris said: "We will have a number of opportunities for people to book 1:1's with organisations including the Qingdao Economic Development Zone, CBBC and UKTI as well as other exhibitors."
The IFB is spanning seven weeks in June and July, attracting business delegates and trade intermediaries from around the world.

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