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  • Bangladesh reports 6,058 fresh cases, 81 deaths from COVID-19
  • Bangladesh reports 6,058 fresh cases, 81 deaths from COVID-19
Bapex to buy 49pc share of Santos

Bapex to buy 49pc share of Santos

SHAHED SIDDIQUE with DEEPAK ACHARJEE   The Energy Division will invest USD 40.60 million (about Tk 325 crore) in the Bay of Bengal for the first…

Sri Lanka, Bangladesh discuss free trade agreement

Sri Lanka and Bangladesh have discussed signing a free trade agreement between the two countries when the new Bangladesh High Commissioner Riaz Hamidullah called on Sri Lanka's Finance Minister Ravi Karunanayake at the Finance Ministry on Friday, according to www.colombopage.com. The discussion…
Inclusive growth needed to strengthen domestic demand of labour intensive industries

Inclusive growth needed to strengthen domestic demand of labour intensive industries

Experts at a seminar yesterday suggested that more inclusive growth can help strengthen the domestic demand of labour intensive industries like-- garments,…

Leather village to be built in Ctg: BEZA chief

A “Leather Village” will be built in Chittagong to restore the lost glory in the leather industry of the region, said Paban Chowdhury, executive chairman of Bangladesh Economic Zones Authority (BEZA) while addressing as the chief guest in the inauguration programme of “Development…
First-ever tea expo begins in Dhaka Thursday

First-ever tea expo begins in Dhaka Thursday

A three-day exposition titled 'Tea Expo-2017' will begin at the International Convention City, Bashundhara (ICCB) on Thursday. The expo will have…
Detroit braces for Trump tweets as auto show opens

Detroit braces for Trump tweets as auto show opens

AFP, DETROIT:  The global auto industry yesterday was bracing for more confrontational tweets from President-elect Donald Trump, with the festive…

At CES, tech moves into the nursery

AFP, LAS VEGAS:  As technology caters to an ever-younger crowd, developers are creating new tools for infants and their parents, and even aiming at the yet-to-be born. The Consumer Electronics Show, which concluded Sunday, had a "baby tech" zone which included an array of gadgetry for…

Cup of nostalgia at timeless Chinese teahouse

AFP, CHENGDU:  At 4:00 am the kettles crackle on a charcoal stove as regulars crowd inside an ancient Chinese temple turned teahouse, a relic in a country being overrun by Starbucks cafes. Wearing a cap and a blue vest, Li Qiang gets up in the middle of the night, as he does every day, to light…
McDonald’s sells China operations for $2.08b

McDonald’s sells China operations for $2.08b

AFP,BEIJING:  US fast-food giant McDonald’s will sell a controlling stake in its China and Hong Kong business for up to $2.08 billion to a…
DSE crosses 5,200-point mark on higher transaction

DSE crosses 5,200-point mark on higher transaction

The broader price index of the Dhaka Stock Exchange (DSE) yesterday crossed the 5,200-point mark on higher transaction, reports BSS.  DSEX, the major…
Volkswagen defies ‘dieselgate’ to boost sales in 2016

Volkswagen defies ‘dieselgate’ to boost sales in 2016

AFP, FRANKFURT: Scandal-hit German carmaker Volkswagen said yesterday it increased sales in 2016, despite strong headwinds after it admitted to cheating…

ADB operations reach record high in 2016

Xinhua, MANILA: The Asian Development Bank (ADB) said yesterday that its operations for Asia and the Pacific reached an all-time high of 31.5 billion U.S. dollars in 2016, a 17 per centincrease from 26.9 billion dollars in 2015. The Manila-based bank said approvals of loans, grants, technical assistance,…
Abdul Hamid Miah takes charges as MD of IBBL

Abdul Hamid Miah takes charges as MD of IBBL

Abdul Hamid Miah took the charges of managing director and CEO of Islami Bank Bangladesh Limited, the bank said in a statement yesterday. Bangladesh Bank…

Google's Waymo to expand self-driving partnerships

AFP, DETROIT: Waymo, the autonomous car subsidiary of Google's parent company Alphabet, announced yesterday at the Detroit auto show that it would develop its self-driving technology with multiple partners, positioning itself as an automotive supplier. CEO John Krafcik also said the company would…

ICT audit vital to combating banking sector fraudulence

Promotion of information and communication technology (ICT) based audit could be the vital means of combating banking sector fraudulence, reports BSS from Rajshahi. Large-scale application of ICT is also important towards making the banking transactions and other services transparent, time-fitting and…
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