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  • AL to interview its nomination seekers Wednesday
  • EC announces new polls schedule; election on December 30
  • 20-party to contest polls with BNP’s symbol
  • BNP leaders holding meeting with Khaleda in jail
  • Oikyafront to join 11th parliamentary polls: Dr Kamal
  • BNP starts selling nomination forms
  • BNP threatens to review its election joining decision
Space crunch for tech firms

Space crunch for tech firms

When Mushfiqur Sattik first thought of starting his own software firm, he had three weapons in his armoury—his skills and knowledge of the Java…
EU ministers ‘battle’ over French-backed digital tax

EU ministers ‘battle’ over French-backed digital tax

EU finance ministers battled yesterday over an increasingly controversial proposal to slap a European tax on US tech giants amid rising worries that it…

Duterte blames ‘friend’ Trump for Philippines economic woes

Philippine President Rodrigo Duterte yesterday blamed US President Donald Trump after inflation hit a nine-year high in the Philippines, hurting the image of the populist leader, reports AFP from Manila. It was an unexpected claim from the fiery Duterte, a one-time fierce critic of the United States…

China’s trade surplus with US hits new record in August

China's trade surplus with the United States ballooned to a new record $31 billion in August despite a raft of US tariffs, official data showed Saturday, adding fuel to the flames of a searing trade war, reports AFP from Beijing. The figures were released hours after President Donald Trump threatened…
Tesla shares tumble on executive exits

Tesla shares tumble on executive exits

Shares of Tesla Motors tumbled on Friday as investors were rattled by the departures of two executives and a late-night interview in which chief executive…
$357m deal with ADB tomorrow

$357m deal with ADB tomorrow

An agreement between Bangladesh and the Asian Development Bank (ADB) for $357 million assistance package will be signed tomorrow for a project to develop…
Alibaba co-founder Jack Ma announces plans to retire

Alibaba co-founder Jack Ma announces plans to retire

Alibaba's charismatic co-founder and chairman Jack Ma plans to retire from the Chinese e-commerce giant today to devote his time to philanthropy focused…
Hand-held device introduced to stop import of banned products

Hand-held device introduced to stop import of banned products

Bangladesh Customs has started use of Raman Spectrometer, a kind of hand-held device, to stop import of banned and harmful chemicals by false declarations,…

German industrial production stumbles in July

Industrial production in Germany slipped in July, official data showed on Friday, following up a weak new orders figure the day before, reports AFP from Frankfurt. Output fell 1.1 per cent month-on-month, federal statistics authority Destatis said in figures adjusted for price, seasonal and calendar…

Deal signed to build 3,600 MW power plant at Payra

North West Power Generation Company Ltd (NWPGCL) of Bangladesh signed a deal with Siemens of Germany for establishing a 3.600 MW power plant in Payra, the Southern part of the country, said a press release. The signing ceremony was held on Friday at a hotel in the capital. Deepak Kumar Dhali, secretary…

Bangladesh can compete in world trade: Tofail

Commerce Minister Tofail Ahmed yesterday said Bangladesh has attained the ability to continue trade competing with the developed world, reports BSS. “Bangladesh would continue to progress facing competitiveness even after its graduation from the LDCs,” the minister said at the 35th founding…
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