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Bangladesh improves in economic freedom index

Bangladesh improves in economic freedom index

Bangladesh’s economic freedom score is 55.1, making its economy the 128th freest in the Economic Freedom Index-2018 released by the Heritage Foundation,…
Organic outlets fresh lease of life amid pesticide menace

Organic outlets fresh lease of life amid pesticide menace

Only a small fraction of the urban population prefer organic food, which, albeit being cultivated increasingly, forms only 1 per cent of the total agricultural…

Mirsarai economic zone to generate 150,000 new jobs

Mirsarai Economic Zone (MEZ) is being developed as the largest industrial zone in the country with a target to generate 150,000 new employments, reports UNB. Dr M Emdadul Haque, executive member (Planning and Development) of the Bangladesh Economic Zones Authority (BEZA), said while addressing a contract…

JS passes One Stop Service Bill, 2018

The Jatiya Sangsad yesterday passed the ‘One Stop Service Bill, 2018’ in an amended form aimed at ensuring regulation activities to raise investment and business in the country. Agriculture Minister Begum Matia Chowdhury piloted the bill in the House and said it would ensure regulation activities…
Padma Bridge will be ready for traffic from June 2019: Muhith

Padma Bridge will be ready for traffic from June 2019: Muhith

Finance Minister AMA Muhith yesterday said the mega Padma Bridge will be ready for movement of vehicles from June, 2019, reports BSS. “Definitely,…

Asian markets sink after Wall St plunge, treasury yields fan fear

AFP, HONG KONG: Most Asian markets tumbled yesterday after US stocks were pummelled at the end of last week, with traders fretting that a surging US economy will lead to sharp interest rate rises by the Federal Reserve. The selling was also fuelled by profit-taking after a blistering January that saw…

German metalworkers return to talks after week of strikes

AFP, FRANKFURT AM MAIN: Germany’s powerful metalworking union IG Metall returned to the negotiating table with employers yesterday, with the threat of strikes hanging over talks after a week of walkouts. The latest round of haggling will begin at 11 am (1000 GMT) in Stuttgart, capital of southwestern…
Stocks see moderate fall

Stocks see moderate fall

Stocks showed moderate fall yesterday after the previous session’s sharp fall as panicked investors went on selling spree. Merchant bankers and…

Third time lucky for another Samsung leader

AFP, SEOUL: Samsung heir Lee Jae-Yong yesterday became the third generation of his family to benefit from merciful legal treatment, when most of his bribery convictions were set aside and his jail sentence was replaced with a suspended term. Lee, 49, is vice chairman of Samsung Electronics, the world’s…

China hits back after US tariffs

AFP, BEIJING: China has launched an anti-dumping investigation into sorghum imports from the United States, spurring worries of a brewing tit-for-tat trade war between the world’s top two economies. The commerce ministry announced the self-initiated probe on Sunday, just weeks after President…

Nissan to invest $9.5b in China to drive sales

AFP, BEIJING: Japanese auto-maker Nissan Motor and its Chinese joint venture partner announced yesterday a $9.5 billion investment plan in China to increase annual sales by one million vehicles and boost electric car production. Dongfeng Motor Company is the latest Sino-foreign car company to splash…

US mulling sanctions on Venezuela oil: Tillerson

AFP, BUENOS AIRES: The United States said Sunday it has not ruled out sanctions on Venezuelan oil as it turns the screw on President Nicolas Maduro, but is wary of hurting the country's people. Secretary of State Rex Tillerson is in Argentina during a tour of Latin America to bolster a common front…

OIC tourism meet starts with official session

The 10th Session of ICTM (Islamic Conference of Tourism Ministers) began in the capital yesterday with finalizing agendas for the OIC tourism ministers, who will sit together tomorrow to discuss various issues regarding Islamic tourism, reports BSS. “Today, we the senior officials of participating…

IATA chief warns about rising cost of airport expansion

AFP, SINGAPORE: The “skyrocketing” costs of expanding airport infrastructure must be controlled to keep flight tickets affordable, the boss of airline industry group IATA warned yesterday. Alexandre de Juniac called for more modest developments to keep construction costs down and avoid landing…

Ryanair sees profits rise despite cancellations, warns on Brexit

AFP, LONDON: Ireland’s troubled Ryanair said yesterday that quarterly net profits rose 12 percent despite a cancellations crisis, but warned Britain was under-estimating the risk of “serious disruption” to flights following Brexit. Profit after taxation increased to 106 million euros…
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