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Coca-Cola looking at cannabis-infused drinks

Coca-Cola said Monday it is studying the use of a key ingredient in marijuana in “wellness beverages,” as a growing number of mainstream companies develop cannabis-infused drinks.   “We have no interest in marijuana or cannabis,” Coca-Cola said in a ...

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British Steel to cut 400 jobs worldwide

British Steel has announced it is to cut 400 jobs from its worldwide operations.   The company, which employs 5,000 people, said the job losses were part of a “streamlining” process.   Most of the redundancies will be in managerial, ...

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US-Bangla to add 2 Boeing 737-800 to its fleet in November

Dhaka, September 15 : US-Bangla Airlines is set to add two new Boeing 737-800 aircrafts to their fleet by November, according to a press release issued on Saturday. The new aircrafts will be able to accommodate 167 passengers each, with ...

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Bangladesh seeks larger duty-free market access to US

4th meeting of Trade and Investment Cooperation Forum Agreement (TICFA) held in Washington, D.C. on Thursday Dhaka, Sept 14 : Bangladesh has requested the United States to expand market access for Bangladeshi goods to the American market and increase duty-free ...

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Electronic manufacturers demand persistent policy support

Local manufacturers of refrigerators, freezers, air conditioners and compressors recently urged the government for provide industry-friendly policy supports in the next couple of fiscal years for the sustainable advancement in high-tech appliances manufacturing industry in the country.   They also ...

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Alibaba CEO Zhang to succeed Jack Ma as chairman

Chinese e-tailer Alibaba Group’s Chief Executive Daniel Zhang will be the new chairman, succeeding its co-founder Jack Ma from September 2019, said the global firm on Monday.   “Ma will continue as the executive chairman of the company over the ...

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China’s trade surplus with US hits record $31 billion

Beijing, Sep 9 : China’s trade surplus with the United States widened to a record $31 billion in August as exports surged despite American tariff hikes, potentially adding fuel to President Donald Trump’s battle with Beijing over industrial policy. Exports ...

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Alibaba’s Jack Ma ‘to step down and focus on philanthropy’

One of China’s richest men, Jack Ma, is to step down as executive chairman of the Alibaba e-commerce empire on Monday, the New York Times reported. He will remain on Alibaba’s board of directors but focus on philanthropy in education, ...

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BRITISH-ASIAN HOSPITALITY AWARDS: THE WOMEN’S TAKEOVER!

Amongst the mounting reports of backhanders and biased judging within the industry’s award shows, this week has marked an important shift in the British-Asian hospitality award sector. The Asian Restaurant Owners Network (ARON), renowned for their proactive and honest platform, are upholding ...

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Coca-Cola to buy Costa chain for £3.9bn

Coca-Cola is to buy the Costa coffee chain from owner Whitbread in a deal worth £3.9bn. Whitbread said its board had unanimously approved the deal as being in the best interests of shareholders.   Whitbread chief executive Alison Brittain said ...

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