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Come November, there will be more than 55 lakh tonnes of surplus rice

Bangladesh will have more than 55 lakh tonnes of surplus rice after meeting the domestic demand at the end of November, according to a study by the Bangladesh Rice Research Institute (BRRI) unveiled yesterday.

UK says progress made on Brexit; EU trade deal can be done

Britain’s top minister overseeing Brexit talks said on Friday that progress had been made with the European Union so he believed the two sides would clinch a free trade agreement.

Brazil’s biggest lenders let clients delay $44b in payments

Brazil’s top four listed lenders are giving months-long extensions for consumers and companies to repay 235 billion reais ($43.98 billion) in outstanding loans, a move to give financially squeezed borrowers breathing room.

Twitter, TikTok discuss potential combination: WSJ

Twitter is in preliminary discussions for a possible combination with TikTok, the Wall Street Journal reported Saturday, after US President Donald Trump said he would ban the app, calling it a threat to national security.

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