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QR code payment makes inroads into Bangladesh

QR code payment makes inroads into Bangladesh

Mahbubul Haque is no stranger to QR code payment. He came back to Bangladesh from the US two years ago to open his business here.   “While…
500mmcfd imported LNG to be commissioned Apr 25

500mmcfd imported LNG to be commissioned Apr 25

The government is set to supply 500 mmcfd imported liquefied natural gas (LNG) to the national grid from April 25 to meet the country's growing energy…
Jeff Bezos rockets to richest person on the planet

Jeff Bezos rockets to richest person on the planet

Jeff Bezos is officially the richest person on the planet thanks to the success of Amazon—but his bold vision extends to space and even time itself,…

Muhith hopeful about implementation of 93pc ADP in FY18

Finance Minister Abul Maal Abdul Muhith yesterday said the implementation rate of Annual Development Programme (ADP) is expected to reach 93 per cent in the current fiscal year (FY18) as the government's expenditures for development are very well than the previous fiscal (FY17), reports BSS. "Implementation…

SNV Netherlands launches inclusive business models

SNV Netherlands Development Organisation yesterday launched the Phase-II of Working with Women Project to leverage a collaborative approach for improving the health and wellbeing of garment workers in Bangladesh, reports BSS. Funded by the Netherlands Embassy, the Working with Women Project-II will…

Shipbuilding, recycling industries to be built in Barguna

Industries Minister Amir Hossain Amu yesterday said the government has a plan to set up a shipbuilding and recycling industry on 150 acres of land at Tetulbaria in Taltoli upazila close to Payra seaport, reports BSS. "We have a plan to set up a shipbuilding and recycling industry at Tetulbaria…

BB launches mobile app to hear complaint

Financial Integrity and Customer Services Department (FICSD) of Bangladesh Bank (BB) yesterday introduced mobile app to ease the procedure of filing complaints of clients, reports BSS. BB governor Fazle Kabir launched the app during the unveiling ceremony of FICSD's annual report for fiscal 2016-17…
France gears up for next wave of asset sales

France gears up for next wave of asset sales

French President Emmanuel Macron will be putting his investment banking chops to use in coming weeks as his government prepares a new wave of state asset…

US working to spare Australia tariffs: Trump

The United States is working to exempt ally Australia from its newly unveiled foreign steel and aluminum tariffs, President Donald Trump said Friday, tying the effort to a security agreement, reports AFP from Washington. Major US trading partners have condemned Trump’s decision to impose the punitive…
Stocks on both bourses open week down

Stocks on both bourses open week down

Stocks on the country's both bourses – Dhaka Stock Exchange (DSE) and Chittagong Stock Exchange (CSE) -- opened the week down yesterday as indices…

Macron pledges $700m euros for new solar projects

French President Emmanuel Macron yesterday pledged hundreds of millions of dollars for solar projects in developing countries, as world leaders met in India to promote greater investment in renewable energy, reports AFP from New Delhi. Macron, who in December warned that the global shift to a green…

Trump presses EU on trade barriers in tit-for-tat

President Donald Trump renewed his demand Saturday that the European Union halts its trade barriers to US products in order to spare his allies new steel and aluminum tariffs, reports AFP from United States. The American president made his comments after crunch talks in Brussels between EU negotiators…

Libya plans to boost private sector for better employment

The Libyan labor minister said on Saturday that his ministry is working on a roadmap to support the private sector to provide more employment opportunities for young people, reports Xinhua from Tripoli. Al-Mehdi Al-Amin made the remarks at the ongoing Libya's Third Startups Expo, a micro enterprise…

China says still talking with US on trade

China’s commerce minister said yesterday that Beijing and Washington are still holding economic talks as he warned that a trade war would harm both nations, reports AFP from Beijige. President Xi Jinping’s top economic advisor, Liu He, held trade discussions with US officials at the White…

1923 Leica camera fetches world record at Vienna auction

A 1923 Leica camera fetched a world record 2.4 million euros ($2.9 million) at auction on Saturday in Vienna, the city’s Westlicht museum said, reports AFP from Vienna. The minimum price had been set at 400,000 euros but the Leica 0-series no. 122, one of a 25-strong series of prototypes made…

German energy giant EON to buy RWE subsidiary Innogy

German energy giant EON plans to take over Innogy, the renewables subsidiary of competitor RWE, in a complex deal valued at around 20 billion euros ($25 billion), both companies said Sunday, reports AFP from Berlin. The in-principle agreement involving asset swaps is part of a major restructuring of…
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