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  • Drive against militancy, drugs, casinos to continue: Home minister
  • 4 killed in Bhola clash over Facebook post
  • PM calls for boosting trade, commerce with Vietnam
  • DU ‘ Ka’, ‘Cha’ units results published: Pass rate of 13.05 and 2.50 percent respectively.
  • Quader attributes Menon's election comment to 'personal
  • JCD men come under attack at DU; 4 injured
Business establishments to 
be penalised, warns NBR

Business establishments to be penalised, warns NBR

As part of its move to streamline VAT collection system, the National Board of Revenue (NBR) has decided to go tough for those business establishments…
African tourism alarmed by rhino, elephant losses

African tourism alarmed by rhino, elephant losses

Animal conservation in Africa has suffered several setbacks in recent months prompting experts at an African tourism conference this week in Cape Town…

No reason to be upset with minimum wage, says Chunnu

Mentioning that the minimum wage of Tk 8,000 was fixed for garment workers to protect the interests of both owners and workers, State Minister for Labour and Employment Mujibul Haque Chunnu said yesterday. He also said there is nothing to be dissatisfied with it, reports UNB. "We've announced…
Biman offers phone, internet services in new aircraft

Biman offers phone, internet services in new aircraft

Biman Bangladesh Airlines, the national flag carrier, has for the first time started providing in-flight phone and internet services in its recently added…

Reliable energy supply crucial to attract local, foreign investment

Australian High Commissioner to Bangladesh Julia Niblett yesterday said reliable energy supply is crucial to attract both domestic and foreign investment and enable higher economic growth needed for providing employment with higher income, reports UNB. “Australian companies have significant expertise…

China-ASEAN Expo concludes

The 15th China-ASEAN Expo and the concurrent China-ASEAN Business and Investment Summit concluded Saturday in Nanning, capital city of south China’s Guangxi Zhuang Auto-nomous Region, reports BSS.   A total of 2,780 firms participated in the four-day event. In the meantime, 91 trade and investment…
US to impose tariffs on $200b in Chinese goods

US to impose tariffs on $200b in Chinese goods

US President Donald Trump has decided to impose tariffs on $200 billion in Chinese imports and could make the announcement in the coming days, US media…
Stocks open week with falling trend

Stocks open week with falling trend

Stocks opened the week down yesterday as all indices on the country’s two bourses–Dhaka Stock Exchange (DSE) and Chittagong Stock Exchange…
No bottom in sight for China stocks

No bottom in sight for China stocks

Shanghai is the world’s worst-performing major stock market this year despite respectable corporate earnings, a disconnect which is feeding growing…
Argentina’s currency crisis a boon for foreign tourists

Argentina’s currency crisis a boon for foreign tourists

Argentines may be feeling the pinch of their country’s economic woes, but for tourists, the troubled peso is proving a holiday boon, reports AFP…
Decline in auto sales slows US retail spending in August

Decline in auto sales slows US retail spending in August

Falling auto sales in August slowed US retail spending, but spending in July was higher than originally reported which kept the overall pace was well…

Crisis-hit Venezuela wins oil finance commitments from China

Venezuelan President Nicolas Maduro said Saturday he had new commitments from Beijing on funding for the oil industry on which crisis-hit Caracas relies, reports AFP from Caracas. Oil output is the main generator of Venezuela’s income but has fallen to its lowest level in three decades, with the…

Investors slow to follow H&M and Ikea into Ukraine

When Swedish clothing giant H&M opened its first store in Ukraine earlier this month, thousands of high-street fashion lovers rushed in to buy jeggings, flares and jersey dresses, reports AFP from Kiev. But the excitement wasn’t just about the affordable, colourful clothes.  The store’s…

‘US studying potential Iran sanction waivers’

The United States is still studying possible waivers of sanctions against countries or businesses that continue commerce with Iran after November 4, Secretary of State Mike Pompeo said on Friday, reports AFP from Washington. At the same time he maintained the US administration’s firm position…

Morocco trade deficit up 10pc in Jan-Aug

Morocco’s trade deficit increased   10.1 per cent to 13.7 billion U.S. dollars between January and August this year from the same period a year earlier, the foreign exchange regulator said on Saturday, reports Xinhua from Rabat. According to the statistics, the rise in the deficit was…

Chief Whip seeks Brazilian investment

Jatiya Sangsad Chief Whip ASM Feroz yesterday urged Brazilian businessmen to invest in Bangladesh for boosting development process of the two countries as he joined a discussion on trade and investment ties between the two countries, reports BSS. “The chief whip urged the Brazilian entrepreneurs…

Citigroup to pay $12m in US for misleading on ‘dark pool’

US securities regulators announced Friday that Citigroup would pay $12 million for misrepresenting practices on a private exchange to clients, reports AFP from New York. The Securities and Exchange Commission charged Citigroup with falsely leading users to believe high-frequency traders were not permitted…
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