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  • Barrister Suman sued for ‘hurting’ religious sentiment
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Smartphone sales thrive on app-based services

Smartphone sales thrive on app-based services

The sale of smartphones, priced between Tk. 12,000 and Tk. 20,000, increased by 21 per cent in the first nine months of this year, said industry insiders.…
Huawei Mate 20 Pro now available in Bangladesh

Huawei Mate 20 Pro now available in Bangladesh

Huawei Mate 20 Pro, the flagship smartphone of Huawei’s state-of-the-art technology, is now available in Bangladesh market from Wednesday, the company…

World Bank to provide $250m to create quality jobs

The World Bank (WB) has approved a US$ 250 million development policy operation to help Bangladesh strengthen its capacity to create more, better-paid and quality jobs in a rapidly changing environment. The Programmatic Jobs Development Policy Credit aims at supporting Bangladesh to develop a stronger…

DSE falling trend continues

Stocks finished the week down yesterday with falling trends of all major price indices at Dhaka and Chittagong Stock Exchanges as the daily transactions declined amid volatility in large-cap securities. The broader DSEX of the DSE finished the week with 81.79 points down at 5,251.02. The blue-chip DS30…
RAKUB recovers Tk 260cr loan

RAKUB recovers Tk 260cr loan

Rajshahi Krishi Unnayan Bank (RAKUB) has recovered loans of Tk 260 crore, including Tk 27 crore classified loans, through its recovery and distribution…

Lower oil prices help grease economic activity: IEA

The threat of an all-out trade war has dampened the outlook for the global economy, but the recent drop in oil prices should support demand, the International Energy Agency said yesterday. There has been intense concern about a slowdown in China, which has been the motor for growth in the global economy…
End of an era as ECB set to withdraw stimulus

End of an era as ECB set to withdraw stimulus

A chapter of eurozone history will come to a close yesterday, with the European Central Bank widely expected to withdraw a key element of support for…

Google chief trusts AI makers to regulate the technology

Google chief Sundar Pichai said fears about artificial intelligence are valid but that the tech industry is up to the challenge of regulating itself, in an interview published on Wednesday. Tech companies building AI should factor in ethics early in the process to make certain artificial intelligence…
Asian markets build on trade optimism, pound faces pressure

Asian markets build on trade optimism, pound faces pressure

Asian markets enjoyed more gains yesterday as investors are cheered by the more conciliatory noises from China and the US on trade, while uncertainty…

Airline profits set to soar in 2019 amid shrinking oil prices: IATA

Shrinking oil prices and solid economic growth should boost global aviation industry profits by nearly 10 percent next year, sector federation IATA forecast on Wednesday. The International Air Transport Association said in a statement that it expected combined net profits in the industry to hit $35.5…
Italy’s new 2019 deficit plan still not enough: Moscovici

Italy’s new 2019 deficit plan still not enough: Moscovici

A new 2019 budget plan from the Italian government to reduce its deficit to 2.04 percent of GDP is still not enough to secure EU approval, Economic Affairs…

Apple to build $1b campus in Texas

Apple announced yesterday it will build a $1 billion campus in Texas as part of a nationwide expansion. The facility will be less than a mile from the tech giant's existing facility in Austin and initially accommodate 5,000 additional employees, with room to grow to 15,000. As it stands, 6,200 people…
Chinese fishing deal makes waves ahead of Madagascar polls

Chinese fishing deal makes waves ahead of Madagascar polls

The sun glistens on waves lapping against wooden fishing boats as their sails ripple in the breeze coming off the Indian Ocean. Nearby a young man with…

Argentina foreign minister visits Qatar to drum up trade

Argentina's foreign minister said Wednesday his crisis-ridden country desperately needed international investment, as he began a two-day visit to one of the world's richest nations, Qatar. Jorge Faurie said Buenos Aires was "reaching out" to Doha at a time when it battles runaway inflation…

Japan plans tighter regulation of tech giants

Japan is planning to tighten regulation of tech giants like Google and Facebook after an expert panel called for better oversight on competition and privacy, an official said yesterday. Japan has followed in the footsteps of other countries in scrutinising the dominant role played by the world's…
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