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No screening of bike ride-sharing  increases danger on roads

No screening of bike ride-sharing increases danger on roads

Bike ride-sharing service through mobile apps since their inception two years ago has earned immense popularity among commuters who found these speedy…
$520m deal with WB August 13

$520m deal with WB August 13

The World Bank (WB) will provide $520 million as loans and grants for a programme to improve the secondary education system and student performance in…
Make people aware about responsible digital lifestyle, say experts

Make people aware about responsible digital lifestyle, say experts

As social media have turned out to be the tools of spreading rumours, media and IT experts think there is a necessity to make people, especially the youngsters,…

China accelerates policies to attract foreign investment

Since the beginning of this year, China has introduced a series of policies to attract foreign investment, which have been intensively implemented, reports Xinhua from Beijing. Policies to attract foreign investment come in succession In June this year, the State Council, China’s cabinet, introduced…

Suzuki, Mazda, Yamaha admit to flawed inspections

Three major Japanese makers apologized Thursday for conducting improper inspections of new vehicles, dealing another blow to the reputation of the troubled Japanese manufacturing industry, reports Xinhua from Tokyo. Suzuki Motor Corp., Mazda Motor Corp. and Yamaha Motor Co. admitted at separate press…

UK economy gathers speed, outpaces eurozone

Britain’s economy picked up speed to outpace the eurozone in the second quarter despite mounting concerns over Brexit, official data showed yesterday, helped partly by sunny weather and the World Cup football tournament, reports AFP from London. Gross Domestic Product — the value of all…

FBCCI seeks separate ‘chemical zone’

Federation of Bangladesh Chambers of Commerce and Industry (FBCCI) has urged the authorities concerned to set up a separate ‘chemical zone’ for facilitating the chemical business, reports BSS. The apex business body made the call at a meeting of the FBCCI Standing Committee relating to the…

RMG workers stage demo for Eid bonus, arrears

Garment workers yesterday staged demonstrations demanding payment of Eid bonus and salary seven days before Eid-ul-Azha, reports UNB. Hundreds of workers and their leaders gathered in front of the Jatiya Press Club demanding payment of eid bonus, salary of the current month and announcement of Tk 18,000…
Asia markets sink at end of upbeat week, lira battered

Asia markets sink at end of upbeat week, lira battered

Asian markets fell yesterday after a broadly positive week as traders await the latest developments in the China-US trade row, while the Turkish lira…
Japan economy rebounds after first dip in 2 years

Japan economy rebounds after first dip in 2 years

Japan bounced back to growth following its first contraction in two years, official figures showed Friday, but fears of US trade wars clouded the outlook…
Nicaragua economy laid low by months of unrest

Nicaragua economy laid low by months of unrest

Tourist spots are empty, shopping centers and hotels are shuttered, loans for farming have dried up, and unemployment is accelerating. Such is the economic…

India’s Jet Airways ‘embarrassed’ as stocks nosedive

Shares in India’s Jet Airways tumbled to a three-year low yesterday after the embattled airline failed to release its latest quarterly earnings as scheduled, reports AFP from Mumbai. Local media have raised concerns about India’s second-largest carrier, reporting it may cease flying in two…
IEA warns easing oil supply concerns may only be temporary

IEA warns easing oil supply concerns may only be temporary

Concerns about oil supplies have eased as major producers have stepped up output, but the respite may be only temporary as tough new US sanctions on Iran…

Petrobras recovers $274m from corruption scandal

Brazil’s state-owned oil major Petrobras said Thursday that it has recovered 1.034 billion reais ($274 million) in funds embezzled during a giant corruption scandal that badly damaged the company and upended Brazilian politics, reports AFP from Rio de Janeiro. The funds were returned “through…

Ryanair row deepens as European pilots strike

Ryanair pilots across Europe staged a coordinated 24-hour strike yesterday to push their demands for better pay and conditions, plunging tens of thousands of passengers into transport chaos at the peak of the busy summer season, reports AFP from Frankfurt  Am Main. The Irish no-frills airline was…

South Korea firms caught importing coal, iron from North: Seoul

Three South Korean firms were caught importing coal and iron from the North last year, Seoul’s customs office said yesterday, in an apparent violation of UN sanctions imposed in August 2017 on the nuclear-armed state, reports AFP from Seoul More than 35,000 tonnes of North Korean coal and iron…

Egypt’s annual core inflation declines to 8.5pc in July

Egypt’s annual core inflation rate declined to 8.5 per cent in July from 10.9 percent in June, the Central Bank of Egypt (CBE) said Thursday, reports Xinhua from Cairo. The country’s monthly core inflation decreased as well, the CBE said in a statement. “Monthly core CPI (consumer…
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