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ADB to provide $45.4m

ADB to provide $45.4m

Bangladesh will receive a$20 million loan from an Asian Development Bank (ADB) Power System Efficiency Improvement Project together with an additional$25.44…
RMG workers threaten movement for Tk 16,000 minimum wage

RMG workers threaten movement for Tk 16,000 minimum wage

Garment Workers yesterday threatened a tougher movement if their demand of fixing minimum wage at Tk 16,000 is not met at the owners' and workers'…

‘Need to reduce number of two crore ultra poor’

There are still about two crore ultra-poor people in the country, and considering it as a big challenge the number has to be reduced to achieve the Sustainable Development Goal (SDGs), speakers said at a conference yesterday.  However, the government has claimed that it would be able to create…

State-owned Dhaka Steel Works reopens after 24 years

State-owned re-rolling mills, Dhaka Steel Works Limited, yesterday restarted its operation after remaining shut for 24 years, reports BSS. Industries Minister Amir Hossain Amu reopened the mills at a function at the factory complex in Gazipur with Industries Secretary Muhammad Abdullah in the chair.…
Trump trade war to become reality as China tariffs take affect

Trump trade war to become reality as China tariffs take affect

After months of threats and dwindling hopes the two sides would pull back from the brink of all-out trade war, steep US tariffs on tens of billions in…

Asian markets fall ahead of US-China tariff deadline

Asian stocks fell yesterday as investors fretted over US-China tariffs due to kick in within hours and which threaten to plunge the world's top two economies into an all-out trade war, reports AFP from Hong Kong. The US is set to begin enforcing tariffs on more than $34 billion in Chinese imports…
Britain’s trade options after Brexit

Britain’s trade options after Brexit

Britain is calling for a close relationship with the EU after Brexit, but is constrained by its own and the bloc's red lines -- and the absence of…

Djibouti launches ‘Africa’s biggest free trade zone’

Djibouti yesterday launched the first phase of Africa's biggest free-trade zone, seeking to capitalise on its strategic position on one of the world's busiest trade routes, reports AFP from Djibouti. At a ceremony in the capital, President Ismael Omar Guelleh hailed the scheme as the culmination…

India’s richest man unveils broadband plan

India's richest man Mukesh Ambani, who turned the country's mobile market upside down by offering free voice calls for life, is zeroing in on a new market -- broadband internet, reports AFP from Mumbai. Ambani told shareholders yesterday that Reliance Industries, his oil-to-telecoms conglomerate,…

German industrial orders bounce back in May

Industrial orders in Germany bounced back in May after a string of setbacks, official data showed yesterday, suggesting Europe's largest economy may not face the sharp slowdown some observers feared, reports AFP from Frankfurt. New contracts at industrial firms grew 2.6 per cent month-on-month in…
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