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Bangladeshi RMG factories among safest in world

Bangladeshi RMG factories among safest in world

The garment and apparel factories in Bangladesh are among the safest in the world, United States Ambassador in Dhaka Marcia Bernicat said yesterday, warning,…
PM woos US entrepreneurs to invest in Bangladesh

PM woos US entrepreneurs to invest in Bangladesh

Prime Minister Sheikh Hasina on Monday urged the US businessmen to invest in Bangladesh as the country's strategic location is making it an emerging…

Biman to get second Dreamliner by Nov end

Biman Bangladesh Airlines is going to have its second Dreamliner in the last week of November this year, official with the state owned carrier told The Independent. The exact date of receiving the aircraft hasn’t been fixed yet, said Shakil Meraj, the General Manager (PR) of the airlines, “But…

Bangladesh seeks four orbital slots for second satellite

Bangladesh has sought four more orbital slots from the International Telecommunication Union (ITU) to launch country’s second satellite Bangabandhu-II into the space, reports BSS. The country has taken the move following the successful launching of its first geostationary communication satellite…

Single Point Mooring project hits a snag

Although only 20 per cent work on the Single Point Mooring (SPM) project taken to transport imported raw petroleum to the state-owned refinery in Chattogram has completed in 21 months, Bangladesh Petroleum Corporation (BPC) still hopes the project work will end timely by December 2019, reports UNB.…
Asian markets mostly up but trade row keeps dealers on edge

Asian markets mostly up but trade row keeps dealers on edge

Asian markets mostly rose yesterday but investors remained on edge after the latest tit-for-tat tariffs in the China-US trade row, while they are now…

Google tunes search for prescience and pictures

Google unveiled changes Monday aimed at making the leading search engine more visual and intuitive to the point that it can answer questions before being asked, reports AFP from San Francisco. Artificial intelligence and machine learning are core drivers of how Google will pursue its mission to organize…

Per capita income increases by 149pc in 10 years

The per capita income of Bangladesh has increased by 149.07 per cent in the last 10 years along with remarkable successes in all socio-economic indicators from the 2008 to 2017 because of the government’s inclusive and pro-poor policies, reports BSS. According to the Finance Ministry, the country’s…

China says can’t hold US trade talks with ‘knife to the throat’

China said yesterday it was impossible to hold trade talks with the United States while Washington is imposing tariffs that are like “holding a knife to someone’s throat”, reports AFP from Beijing. Speaking a day after Washington activated tariffs on $200 billion in Chinese goods,…
Stocks rebound on both bourses

Stocks rebound on both bourses

After witnessing a downward trend in the last three consecutive sessions, stocks rebounded yesterday  in the Dhaka and Chittagong stock exchanges…

Instagram co-founders resign

Instagram co-founders Kevin Systrom and Mike Krieger are leaving the photo-sharing app bought by Facebook six years ago, they said late Monday, leaving the parent company with a fresh test as it works to quell mounting turmoil, reports AFP from San Franisco. “Mike and I are grateful for the last…

UK ‘agrees not to favour EU workers after Brexit’

Prime Minister Theresa May’s cabinet has agreed that EU citizens should not have preferential access to work in Britain compared to people from elsewhere after Brexit, media reports said yesterday, reports AFP from London. Ministers gathering on Monday “unanimously supported a system based…

Vietnam’s public debt to drop in 2018

Vietnam’s public debt to GDP ratio is estimated at some 61.4 per cent this year, down 2.3 percent against last year, according to the country’s Ministry of Planning and Investment on Monday, reports Xinhua from Hanoi. Vietnam’s gross domestic product (GDP) currently stands at around…
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