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4 countries want progress in building BCIM corridor

4 countries want progress in building BCIM corridor

Bangladesh, China, India and Myanmar (BCIM) yesterday felt the necessity to further deepen cooperation and promote substantial progress in building the…
BTRC public hearing today to know users’ complaints

BTRC public hearing today to know users’ complaints

Bangladesh Telecommunication Regulatory Commission (BTRC) is set to host the second public hearing today to know the experiences and complaints on quality…

Change in tax structure to benefit differently able persons

Some changes are likely to be brought in the tax structure of the upcoming budget for the next fiscal year (FY20) to expand the civic services for differently able persons and raise their tax-free income tax ceiling. Officials at the National Board of Revenue (NBR) said that the tax-free income tax…
Asian markets enjoy fresh rally with focus on Trump-Xi meeting

Asian markets enjoy fresh rally with focus on Trump-Xi meeting

Markets extended the previous day's gains in Asia yesterday, with investors turning their attention back to the China-US trade row and a planned meeting…

Hong Kong businesses pledge closures as extradition anger builds

Scores of Hong Kong businesses have vowed to shut down for a day as anger builds over the government's push to allow extraditions to China, opponents yesterday announced plans for fresh protests and strikes. The financial hub was rocked by a huge rally over the weekend -- the largest since the city's…

Businesses remain shut on day three of Sudan strike

Shops and businesses remained shut and residents stayed indoors in the Sudanese capital yesterday as a nationwide civil disobedience campaign aimed at pressuring the military rulers entered a third day. The strike's launch on Sunday came nearly a week after dozens were killed in an assault by security…

Businesses remain shut on day three of Sudan strike

Shops and businesses remained shut and residents stayed indoors in the Sudanese capital yesterday as a nationwide civil disobedience campaign aimed at pressuring the military rulers entered a third day. The strike's launch on Sunday came nearly a week after dozens were killed in an assault by security…
Stocks continue to rise on higher transaction

Stocks continue to rise on higher transaction

Rally at the stock markets continued for the third consecutive session of the week yesterday when the major indicators at Dhaka and Chittagong stock exchanges…

UK unemployment rate holds 45-yr low

British unemployment has held at a 45-year low, official data showed yesterday, despite headwinds from Brexit and the slowing global economy. The unemployment rate remained at 3.8 per cent in the three months to April -- the lowest level since the final quarter of 1974, the Office for National Statistics…
Beijing mum on Trump-Xi meeting at G20 summit

Beijing mum on Trump-Xi meeting at G20 summit

China yesterday did not confirm a planned face-to-face meeting between President Xi Jinping and his American counterpart Donald Trump, after the US leader…

Agent banking gains popularity

Agent banking is gaining more popularity across the country as about 29 lakh accounts were opened and over Tk 3,734 crore was deposited in six years till March 2019. According to the quarterly data of January-March, 2019 of Bangladesh Bank (BB), deposit collection through the agent banking was Tk 3,734.50…

Amazon dethrones Google as top global brand: Survey

US retail giant Amazon has moved past hi-tech titans Apple and Google to become the world's most valuable brand, a key survey showed yesterday. The brand value of Amazon surged by 52 per cent to $315 billion, global market research agency Kantar said in its 2019 100 Top BrandZ report. Amazon jumped…

Export earnings register 11.92pc growth during July-May

The country’s export earnings maintained its positive trend with a healthy 11.92 per cent growth during the first eleven months (July-May) period of the current fiscal 2018-19 (FY19) totaling US$37,750.60 million. The eleven-month export figure is also 6.64 per cent higher than the strategic target…
CEO of National Bank of Pakistan in Dhaka

CEO of National Bank of Pakistan in Dhaka

President and Chief Executive Officer (CEO) of National Bank of Pakistan (NBP) Arif Usmani along with other senior officials arrived in Dhaka for an official…
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