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Investors can enjoy liberal policy in Bangladesh: Minister

Investors can enjoy liberal policy in Bangladesh: Minister

Bangladesh has invited Qatari investors to invest in Bangladesh saying the government is ready to offer one or more Special Economic Zones for Qatari…
Women empowerment likely to open up $170b market: GSMA

Women empowerment likely to open up $170b market: GSMA

There is a USD 170-billion market opportunity waiting to be tapped in the mobile phone industry by 2020 through connecting women, says GSMA , an association…

Economy performing well

Expecting another decade of vibrant economic activities, Finance Minister AMA Muhith yesterday said Bangladesh’s economy has been performing well for the last 10 years, reports BSS. “We have managed our economy well in the last 10 years… I think, we should have another decade of regional…

India launches ‘Modicare’, world’s biggest health scheme

India yesterday launched the world’s biggest health insurance scheme which Prime Minister Narendra Modi said would cover some 500 million poor people, reports AFP from New Delhi. The programme, dubbed “Modicare”, promises health cover worth 500,000 rupees ($6,900) to every poor family…
US ports fear they will be big losers in trade war

US ports fear they will be big losers in trade war

America's ports are fearful that they will be big losers as the escalating trade fight between Washington and Beijing bites into business, reports…
Hackers target real estate deals, 
with devastating impact

Hackers target real estate deals, with devastating impact

James and Candace Butcher were ready to finalize the purchase of their dream retirement home, and at closing time wired $272,000 from their bank following…

German carmakers join race against Tesla

After years watching Tesla’s electric cars speed ahead while they have been on the defensive over an industry-wide diesel emissions scandal, German high-end manufacturers have finally unveiled their first challengers to the Californian upstart, reports AFP from Frankfurt Am Main. Mercedes-Benz…
Stocks open week down as major sectors dip

Stocks open week down as major sectors dip

Stock markets yesterday opened the week with downward trend as most of the major sectors closed lower while daily transactions were also declining, reports…

China-Oman economic cooperation in full swing

The economic cooperation between China and Oman is in full swing at a time when China and Arab countries are forging ahead with closer ties, experts said, reports Xinhua from Muscat. “China’s relationship with Oman is one of the most distinguished relations that China has with a foreign…

20,000 march for wage equality in Switzerland

Some 20,000 people marched in Bern yesterday demanding wage equality between the genders, organisers said, warning that women are prepared to go on strike if Swiss parliamentarians do not fix the pay gap, reports AFP from Geneva. Women “are sick of sexism and discrimination, sick of wage inequality,”…

Nigeria’s Buhari under fire over ‘astronomic’ fuel subsidy bill

It’s only September but Nigerians are already dreading Christmas. For years, the holiday season has been marred by paralysing fuel shortages, grinding business to a halt, reports AFP from Lagos. “Every December, I guarantee you, fuel scarcity will happen,” said a barber in the prosperous…

Swiss vote on regional ‘burqa ban’, GMOs

A referendum in Switzerland’s northeastern St. Gallen region yesterday is expected to usher in a “burqa ban”, making it the second Swiss canton to prohibit all face-covering garments in public spaces, reports AFP from Geneva. At the same time, voters across Switzerland are being asked…

Macao industrial revenue up by 12.1pc in 2017

Macao’s total revenue of the industrial establishments amounted to 11.54 billion patacas (about 1.43 billion U.S. dollars) in 2017, up by 12.1 percent year-on-year, the special administrative region’s statistic service said here on Saturday, reports Xinhua from Macao. According to the Macao…
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