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  • Total confirmed coronavirus cases 164 and deaths 17
  • Total confirmed coronavirus cases 164 and deaths 17
  • Bangladesh confirms 5 more deaths from coronavirus, 41 new cases in 24hrs
  • Bangladesh confirms 5 more deaths from coronavirus, 41 new cases in 24hrs
Green building booming

Green building booming

Amidst a growing demand for land, water and electricity in Dhaka, green buildings are becoming a new trend in construction and maintenance. These buildings…
No agreement on China tariff rollback: Trump

No agreement on China tariff rollback: Trump

President Donald Trump said on Friday he has not agreed to roll back tariffs on Chinese imports, dampening recent optimism for a major de-escalation in…

Americans have more debt, need family help to buy homes

Americans are waiting longer to buy their first homes, have more debt and more often need family help to make the purchase amid a supply crunch that is pushing up prices, according to a new data released on Friday. But African Americans and Hispanics continue to make up a very small share of homebuyers…
Electric motorcycles ride to rescue in fuel-short Cuba

Electric motorcycles ride to rescue in fuel-short Cuba

It is rush hour in Havana and the queue at the bus stop is longer than ever. Then a fleet of electric motorcycles appears, beeping their horns. Surprised…
1st Bangladeshi taka bond to be listed on London bourse

1st Bangladeshi taka bond to be listed on London bourse

The International Finance Corporation (IFC), a sister concern of the World Bank, is set to float the first-ever Bangladeshi taka denominated bond on the…

EU-Singapore trade deal takes effect Nov 21

A landmark trade deal between the EU and Singapore, a major hub for European businesses in Asia, will go into effect on November 21, a statement said on Friday. Both sides have praised the deal as a strong rebuke to the rising protectionism that has been championed by US President Donald Trump in Washington.…

Bangladesh’s first prepaid meter plant yet to start operation

Bangladesh’s first-ever electric prepaid meter-manufacturing plant has failed to start its commercial operation as it is already running nearly four months behind the schedule. State-owned West Zone Power Distribution Company Ltd (WZPDCL), a subsidiary of Bangladesh Power Development Board, and…

Canada unemployment unchanged in October at 5.5pc

Job creation stalled in Canada in October after two months of increases, leaving the unemployment rate unchanged at 5.5 per cent, according to government data released on Friday. About 1,800 jobs were shed in the month and although analysts had expected an uptick in job numbers, the unemployment rate…

Singer introduces Blueair air purifiers

SINGER, one of the leading consumer electronics and home appliance brands, has recently introduced internationally recognised air purifier brand Blueair in Bangladesh, a press statement said.  Blueair’s latest range is based on the Blueair HEPASilent™ technology which removes 99.7 per…

Chinese inflation hits highest rate since 2012

China's consumer prices grew at their fastest rate in almost eight years in October driven by a spike in pork prices caused by an outbreak of African swine fever, according to official figures released yesterday. The consumer price index (CPI) -- a key gauge of retail inflation -- hit 3.8 per cent…
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