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ByteDance Ltd., owner of the popular video app TikTok, is developing a paid music service that will challenge industry leaders Spotify and Apple Music in emerging markets, according to people familiar with the matter.

Bangladesh halts visas for Pakistani nationals amid diplomatic impasse May 21 2019

Bangladesh high commission in Islamabad has stopped issuing visas to Pakistani nationals for one week over a fresh diplomatic row, a Bangladeshi official said Tuesday, amid strained bilateral ties since 2013 when Dhaka decided to hang several of the 1971 war criminals.

Tariffs on shoes 'catastrophic': Sneaker brands tell Trump May 21 2019

Major sneaker brands, including Adidas and Nike, told US President Donald Trump that proposed tariffs on imported shoes from China would be "catastrophic" for American consumers.

Trump Ban Puts Huawei's Smartphone Plans in Jeopardy May 21 2019

Huawei Technologies Co. made a pitch to app makers last year: Build software for a new Huawei app store outside China, and we'll help you inside the world's most populous nation.

No more landing cards for Indians travelling to UK May 21 2019

Airline passengers from countries outside the European Economic Area (EEA) landing at UK airports from Monday will no longer be required to complete the forms to be handed to immigration officers along with passports.

Ryanair Stock Falls as Price War Threatens Summer Profits May 20 2019

Shares of the region's biggest discount airline fell the most in seven months on Monday as it posted a 39% drop in net income for the 12 months through March and said earnings could tumble further.

Thomas Cook Euro Bonds Plunge to Record Low as Woes Mount May 20 2019

Thomas Cook's bonds fell to record lows on Monday following a report from Sky News that a payment intermediary is now working with the travel agent, seeking to extend the period for which it retains holidaymakers' payments for trips.

Doing Business in China in 2019 Harder for European Firms May 20 2019

European companies operating in China said doing business became harder over the last year, with slowing output, rising wages, the trade war and other factors adding to challenges in the world's second-largest economy.

Trump lifts metal tariffs on metal imports from Canada and Mexico, delays auto levies May 19 2019

US President Donald Trump has agreed to lift tariffs on metal imports from Canada and Mexico, that in exchange agreed to stop punishing American farmers with their own taxes on pork, cheese and milk.