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Mobile tower radiation guideline to be implemented soon: BTRC

Mobile tower radiation guideline to be implemented soon: BTRC

Bangladesh Telecommuni-cation Regulatory Commission (BTRC) is preparing a guideline pertaining to the public health risk caused by radiation emitted by…

Projects taken to strengthen BSTI amid product quality concerns

The government has taken a number of ‘important’ projects to expand the activities and surveillance of Bangladesh Standards and Testing Institution (BSTI) across the country. BSTI, the country’s lone national standard institution that helps ensure food and health safety and protect…

BSTI files cases against 10 enterprises in capital

The Bangladesh Standards and Testing Institution (BSTI) yesterday  filed cases against 10 enterprises in different areas of the capital for selling and manufacturing adulterated food items and forgery with weight and measurement. The mobile court filed cases against the Alampiya Bakery and Confectionary,…

Investment proposals increase by 6.92pc in Jan-Mar: BIDA

Overall investment proposals with the Bangladesh Investment Development Authority (BIDA) rose by 6.92 per cent (Tk 14.72 billion) during the January-March quarter in 2019 compared to the previous quarter October to December quarter of 2018. During this January to March period, BIDA received some 328…

Govt mulling rice export

The government is considering an option to export rice to benefit the farmers, Agriculture Minister Abdur Razzaque said yesterday. “We’re in talks with the food and commerce ministries about it. A decision will be taken within 15-20 days after high-level discussions,” he told reporters…
Asian markets bounce back from Trump plunge

Asian markets bounce back from Trump plunge

Asian markets mostly rose yesterday, paring some of the previous day's painful losses as investors welcomed news China's top trade negotiator…

France Telecom ex-bosses go on trial over suicide wave

The former chief executive of France Telecom and other ex-bosses went on trial Monday facing unprecedented charges of moral harassment that allegedly prompted 35 employees to take their own lives a decade ago. The wave of suicides, which shocked France at the time, took place from 2008 to 2009 and raised…
Economy will test S Africa’s next president

Economy will test S Africa’s next president

South African President Cyril Ramaphosa may be on course to retain power in today's election, but he will face the immediate challenge of fixing a…
China’s top trade negotiator to visit US despite tariffs

China’s top trade negotiator to visit US despite tariffs

China said yesterday its top trade negotiator will visit the United States for talks with American counterparts this week even as Washington stepped up…

IMF chief says US-China tensions ‘threat’ to world economy

The head of the International Monetary Fund said yesterday  that fresh trade tensions between the United States and China were the main threat to the world economy. “Clearly the tensions between the United States and China are the threat for the world economy,” Christine Lagarde told…

German industrial orders perk up in March

German manufacturing firms reported a slight rebound in new orders in March, official data showed yesterday  thanks to increased demand from eurozone neighbours and more large contracts. Used by experts as an weathervane for future industrial activity, the indicator added 0.6 percent in March after…

BMW reports plunge in profits in Q1

German high-end carmaker BMW yesterday reported a plunge in profits in the first quarter as it booked a 1.4-billion-euro ($1.6 billion) charge related to an EU cartel probe. Net profits at the group nosedived 74.2 per cent year-on-year, to 588 million euros, the group said in a statement. Brussels'…

Malaysia cuts interest rate for first time since 2016

Malaysia’s central bank yesterday cut its key interest rate for the first time in almost three years as it looks to boost slowing growth as China-US trade tensions weigh on the economy. The move comes as central banks around the world adopt a more dovish stance in the face of a weak global outlook.…
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