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Jewellery sector in doldrums

Jewellery sector in doldrums

With the slump in demand for gold ornaments and fall in their wages and job opportunities, many goldsmiths and artisans are opting either to leave their…

‘Spontaneous income tax pay to strengthen economy’

Government officials at a pre-rally discussion in Rangpur on Thursday called upon eligible citizen to spontaneously pay income tax for strengthening national economy, reports BSS. Rangpur Zonal Tax Commissioner’s Office organised the rally in observance of the National Income Tax Day-2017 to raise…

‘Focus on SDGs for smooth graduation from LDCs’

UN Under-Secretary General Fekitamoeloa Utoikamanu has said Bangladesh needs to focus on achieving the SDGs by making its high economic growth sustainable for its smooth graduation from the group of the least developed countries (LDCs), reports UNB. “It looks like it’s on right track (to…

22 companies win ICSB award

Twenty-two listed companies won the 4th “Institute of Chartered Secretaries of Bangladesh (ICSB) Nat’l Award for Corporate Governance Excellence, 2016”, reports BSS. Commerce Minister Tofail Ahmed handed over the award certificates at a function at Bangabandhu International Conference…

Bangladesh falls one rank

Bangladesh has dropped one rank in the global ICT Development Index and is in the 147th position with a point of 2.53, according to a study report. The International Telecommunication Union (ITU) recently published the 2017 version of the Measuring the Information Society (MIS) report 2017. It says…

FBCCI mourns death of DNCC Mayor Annisul Huq

Leaders of the Federation of the Bangladesh Chambers of Commerce and Industry (FBCCI) yesterday expressed deep shock at the death of Dhaka North City Corporation (DNCC) Mayor Annisul Huq, reports BSS. In a condolence message, FBCCI president, first vice president, vice president, directors and leaders…
Venezuela blames oil woes on ‘sabotage’

Venezuela blames oil woes on ‘sabotage’

AFP,  VIENNA: Venezuela’s oil industry is being sabotaged, the general newly installed as the crisis-hit country’s oil minister and head…

Scandal-hit Nissan’s car sales halved for 2nd month in Japan

AFP, TOKYO: Nissan’s passenger car sales nearly halved in Japan last month, data released yesterday showed, following a 55 per cent drop the previous month as it struggle with a damaging inspection scandal. In November, sales of Nissan-brand passenger cars stood at 16,888, down 46.8 per cent from…

India has standardised itself for 7-8pc growth, says Jaitley

Indian Finance Minister Arun Jaitley yesterday said improved macroeconomic fundamentals have placed India on 7-8 per cent growth trajectory and the country needs big infrastructure investments over next two decades to evolve into a middle income economy and then into a developed one, reports PTI. The…
Asian investors tread carefully with US tax reform in the balance

Asian investors tread carefully with US tax reform in the balance

AFP, HONG KONG: Investors in Asia shifted nervously yesterday as Donald Trump’s much-hyped tax-cut plans hung in the balance after a plan to push…

Squeezed by sanctions, N Korea firm hawks cancer cures

AFP, JINAN: While the United States pushes for new sanctions on North Korea, one trading company from the hermit state has creatively reinvented itself to survive. Its latest offer: A $50 root to “cure” cancer. The Shinhung Trading Company has exported seafood, sold millions of dollars of…
Bali volcano burns wedding dreams, threatens economy

Bali volcano burns wedding dreams, threatens economy

AFP, JAKARTA: Australian Tiarna Thompson had her dream Bali wedding all set, but there was one thing she did not count on: a volcano threatening its first…
Musk’s record-breaking battery officially launches in Australia

Musk’s record-breaking battery officially launches in Australia

AFP, ADELAIDE: The world’s biggest battery was officially launched in Australia yesterday, a day after the Elon Musk-driven project was powered…
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