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Pricey tickets keep visitors away from DITF amusement park

Pricey tickets keep visitors away from DITF amusement park

The children's amusement park at the Dhaka International Trade Fair (DITF) 2019 has so far seen fewer takers due to the high prices of rides.  …
No internet packages 
less than 7-day: BTRC

No internet packages less than 7-day: BTRC

The mobile network operators (MNOs) could not run any internet package less than seven days from January 27 as per the decision of Bangladesh Telecommunication…
Robi conducts first VoLTE trial

Robi conducts first VoLTE trial

Robi, the second largest mobile network operator of the country, successfully conducted the non-commercial trial of Voice over Long Term Evolution (VoLTE)…

50 garment industries to be set up in Rajshahi

Mayor of Rajshahi City Corporation (RCC) AHM Khairuzzaman Liton yesterday said more than 50 garments and other industries will be established in Rajshahi city in the next five years. “We are committed to expanding industrial area to cut the existing burden of unemployment here,” he said…

Edible oil import grows by 10 per cent

The import of edible oil has been showing an increasing trend in Bangladesh alongside other commodities resulting in 10 per cent increase in import in 2018. According to a statement of Malaysia Palm Oil Council, during January-December period of 2018, import quantity of total oil and fat was over 29…
US bank execs warn government shutdown adds to economic risks

US bank execs warn government shutdown adds to economic risks

Bank executives said Tuesday that economic conditions remained solid but warned that weakening sentiment amid a lengthening US government shutdown could…

China’s growth data may mask economic risks

China’s GDP growth may be significantly slower than official estimates suggest and its economy more vulnerable to external shocks than widely believed, a global business think tank has warned. Data due next week is expected to show the world’s number-two economy expanded around 6.5 per cent…

Pound stands firm after May loss, London stocks edge up

The pound held its ground yesterday and London’s FTSE opened higher after the record defeat of British Prime Minister Theresa May’s Brexit plan, as investors consider the next developments in the long-running saga. Sterling tanked to a near two-year low soon after the government’s…
Stocks witness downward trend on both bourses

Stocks witness downward trend on both bourses

Stocks witnessed a downward trend as all major indices on Dhaka and Chattogram stock exchanges were in red zone yesterday. The broader DSEX index of Dhaka…

Japan sees record 31m tourists in 2018

Japan welcomed a record 31 million foreign visitors in 2018, official data showed yesterday, as the country gears up to host the Rugby World Cup this year and the 2020 Tokyo Olympics. The world's third largest economy, also known for its ancient temples and vibrant pop culture, welcomed 31.2 million…

Sri Lanka asks IMF to revive $1.5b bailout

Sri Lanka has appealed to the International Monetary Fund to revive a $1.5-billion bailout suspended during the island nation's political crisis late last year, the finance ministry said yesterday. In October, President Maithripala Sirisena sparked weeks of high political drama, even featuring brawls…

Walton IPO road show held

Walton Hi-Tech Industries Limited (WHIL), a sister concern of the country’s electronics giant Walton Group, has organised a road show as the company’s plan to raise fund of Tk 100 crore from capital market through initial public offering (IPO) under the book building method. The road show…

Sheltech organises ready apartment fair

Sheltech (Pvt) Ltd, a real estate company organised a two-day ‘ready apartment fair’, starting from today at Sheltech Bithika in the capital, the company said in a press statement. During the fair, Sheltech will offer a special discount of Tk 3 lakh or a maximum 12 month installment facility…

UK inflation slows on falling oil prices

UK annual inflation slowed in December on falling motor fuel and oil prices, sitting just above the Bank of England’s target, official data showed yesterday. The Consumer Prices Index 12-month rate declined to 2.1 per cent last month from 2.3 per cent in November, the Office for National Statistics…
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