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Asian stocks mixed after Wall Street rise

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Beijing, May 16 (AP) - Chinese stocks sank Tuesday after April economic activity weakened and other major Asian markets were little-changed following Wall Street's spurt on higher oil prices.
KEEPING SCORE: The Shanghai Composite Index fell 0.7 percent to 3,068.24 points and Hong Kong's Hang Seng lost 0.5 percent to 25,238.96. Tokyo's Nikkei 225 gained 0.2 percent to 19,904.17 and Seoul's Kospi added 0.1 percent to 2,293.70. Sydney's S&P-ASX 200 was unchanged at 5,839.90. Benchmarks in...

Asian shares gain, shrug off cyberattack, NK missile launch

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Tokyo, May 15 (AP) - Shares were higher Monday in Asia, despite worries of disruptions from the "WannaCry" ransomware cyberattack over the weekend. Yet another missile launch by North Korea also appeared to have little impact, while upbeat talk on trade and infrastructure investment at a...

Local co. brings sugar substitute

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Commerce Reporter
In an effort to minimize regular consumption of synthetic and various types of artificial sweeteners a Bangladeshi company has come up with first natural sugar substitute in the country named 'CHINI GO' for the health conscious consumers.
Purnava Limited, a subsidiary of Renata...

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