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Exclusive offers for foreign tourists next year

Exclusive offers for foreign tourists next year

The government with private sector has come up with exclusive offers for foreign tourists as part of the massive endeavor to make Bangladesh Tourism Year…

Biman to add more new generation turboprop aircraft to its fleet

Biman Bangladesh Airlines has planned to add more new generation turboprop aircraft to its fleet, aiming to provide better service on its domestic routes and also on some short distance regional ones, reports UNB. The national flag carrier has also decided to increase its frequencies on some profitable…

Buy a bus ticket with the click of a mouse

Long queues and confusion over getting a ticket. It's ok if one gets a ticket, otherwise all the effort is in vain.   But here is something that will make ticket-seekers happy. bdtickets.com has an easy solution: buying tickets online. The website was launched in June through the selling of…

Oil prices higher in Asian trade

Oil prices rose in Asia yesterday on easing concerns about the impact of the expected flood of Iranian supplies on the global market following the country’s historic nuclear deal, reports AFP from Singapore. US benchmark West Texas Intermediate for August delivery rose nine cents to $53.13 and…

Exports to US up 2.23pc in 11 months

Export earnings from the USA, the largest export destination for Bangladesh goods, witnessed a 2.23 per cent growth during the first 11 months (July-May) of the last fiscal (2014-15), mostly due to good performance of the RMG sector, reports UNB.  Bangladesh exports to the USA totalled $ 5,197.57…

Bank of Japan cuts economic growth, inflation view

AFP, TOKYO: Japan’s central bank yesterday cut its economic growth and inflation forecasts, as analysts warned over a disappointing second quarter that underscores the wobbly success of Tokyo’s Abenomics growth project. Bank of Japan (BoJ) chief Haruhiko Kuroda, however, insisted that any…

Mexico, foreign firms set for landmark oil auction

AFP, MEXICO CITY: Mexico holds yesteday the first oil auction of a historic energy reform that reopens the industry to foreign investors, with US, European and Asian firms jostling for contracts. Nearly 80 years after kicking foreign energy companies out of the country, the government is offering 14…

British job loss rise surprisingly

AFP, LONDON: Britain's unemployment rate climbed to 5.6 per cent in the quarter ending in May, with the number of jobless up for the first time in over two years, data showed yesterday. Unemployment edged up from 5.5 per cent in the quarter ending in February, the Office for National Statistics…

Air pollution costs France 100b euros per year

AFP, PARIS: The effects of air pollution cost France some 100 billion euros ($110.1 billion) each year, a French Senate committee report estimated yesterday, citing impact to health as the major expense. The study said air pollution is not merely a health threat, but also represents “an economic…

Brussels backs using EU rescue fund for Greece

AFP, BRUSSELS: The European Commission yesterday proposed giving Greece a three-month 7.0 billion euro bridging loan through an EU-wide crisis fund until its new bailout is ratified, despite resistance from Britain and Germany. While it waits for a bailout deal sealed on Monday to kick in, Athens desperately…

Ramzan brings milestone of $15b inward remittances

The economic growth of Bangladesh can be attributed predominantly to the remittances received by the country. With increased migration to the Kingdom of Saudi Arabia and Malaysia in 2014-15, there has been a significant surge in remittances to Bangladesh and the country achieved a new milestone of $15…

Drones, phones to tackle Indonesian holiday road chaos

AFP, JAKARTA: From drones to smartphone apps, Indonesia is harnessing technology to tackle traffic chaos during the annual mass exodus before the Muslim Eid holiday, when the potholed roads of overpopulated Java become clogged with millions of slow-moving cars and crashes are frequent. Cities in the…
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