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Chicken, red meat prices high as Eid nears

Chicken, red meat prices high as Eid nears

Broiler and red chicken became pricier in the last week in the city markets ahead of Eid-ul-Fitr. But prices of different vegetables and broiler eggs…
NBR takes move to widen 
tax net in next budget

NBR takes move to widen tax net in next budget

The budget for 2019-20 fiscal year will have special measurers to expand the tax net as the number of taxpayers in the country is still negligible compared…

Last moment Eid shopping reaches peak in capital

Shopping malls and markets in the capital yesterday witnessed a huge rush of shoppers as the holy Eid-ul-Fitr, the largest religious festival of the Muslims, is knocking at the door. Eid shoppers flocked to shopping hubs, like Bashundhora City Shopping Mall, Jamuna Future Park and New Market of the…

‘eKpay’ to simplify digital utility bill paymentsLast moment Eid shopping reaches peak in capital

Access to Information (a2i) Programme is set to formally launch a digital payment platform with a view to bringing all utility bill payment services under a single window to materialise the government’s vision of ‘Digital Bangladesh’. “We’ve completed all kinds of preparations,…

Internet users soar by 6 lakh in April

The number of country’s internet users soared by six lakh to reach 9.37 crore in April which is all time highest, according to the latest statistics of Bangladesh Telecommunication Regulatory Commission (BTRC). Mobile phone-based connection has contributed the highest with 8.79 crore users to…
Asia markets fall after Trump announces Mexico tariffs

Asia markets fall after Trump announces Mexico tariffs

Asian stocks edged down yesterday as US President Donald Trump’s sudden announcement of tariffs on all Mexican imports saw Tokyo shares drop, rattling…

Italy revises down first quarter GDP figures

Italy’s GDP grew just 0.1 per cent in the first quarter of this year, official figures showed Friday, revising downwards an earlier forecast in bad news for the government as it locks horns with Brussels. The country’s gross domestic product had initially been said to have expanded by 0.2…
Kitsch and confidence at Huawei HQ despite US pressure

Kitsch and confidence at Huawei HQ despite US pressure

Emblazoned across a wall at Huawei headquarters is a motto that appears to sum up the attitude of the huge Chinese telecom company toward its multiplying…
Uber posts $1b loss in Q1 on growing revenue

Uber posts $1b loss in Q1 on growing revenue

Ride share giant Uber on Thursday reported a $1 billion loss in the first quarter of this year despite rising revenue and monthly users. In its first…
African free trade zone takes effect: African Union

African free trade zone takes effect: African Union

An African free-trade zone came into force Thursday, a step toward creating what the African Union (AU) hopes will be a continent-wide market of 1.2 billion…

Deliveroo on trial in Madrid over workers’ status

Online food delivery group Deliveroo went on trial in Madrid yesterday, accused of wrongly hiring more than 500 of its riders as self-employed contractors instead of regular workers, which costs less for the firm. Brought by Spain’s social security system, which is claiming 1.2 million euros ($1.3…
S&P boosts Indonesia’s credit rating after Widodo re-election

S&P boosts Indonesia’s credit rating after Widodo re-election

Ratings agency S&P lifted Indonesia’s credit rating yesterday, citing strong prospects for Southeast Asia’s biggest economy after the…

US lies about effect of tariffs on China economy

China yesterday accused the United States of repeatedly lying after President Donald Trump said trade war tariffs were having a “devastating effect” on the Asian country’s economy. “The US side has said such lies not just once or twice. Every time China exposes them in time,…
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