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BPC to sell MTT, SBPS to stop condensate misuse, theft

BPC to sell MTT, SBPS to stop condensate misuse, theft

Sensing the misuse and theft of condensate by private refineries, the state-owned Bangladesh Petroleum Corporation (BPC) is now going to sell finished…

NBR chief for monitoring sales of savings instruments

Underscoring the need for monitoring the sales of savings certificates, National Board of Revenue (NBR) Chairman Md Nojibor Rahman yesterday said steps are needed to stop a single group or organisation from buying more than one types of savings instruments for their benefits, reports BSS. "Attention…
SC defers hearing on review

SC defers hearing on review

The Appellate Division of the Supreme Court yesterday deferred the hearing till Sunday on a petition filed by BGMEA seeking review of the court’s…

Commerce minister seeks enhanced export to Hong Kong

Commerce Minister Tofail Ahmed, now in Hong Kong, urged the Bangladeshis living in Hong Kong to play a role in boosting exports from Bangladesh. "You have to play a role for increasing the country's exports. The government has been working along with the private sector to explore new markets…

Microcredit playing a vital role: Muhith

Finance Minister AMA Muhith yesterday expressed the hope that Bangladesh would be free from overall poverty by 2030 as the present government is implementing various mega projects side by side with other development activities in all sectors, reports BSS. The minister, however, said microcredit is playing…
Cybercriminals focusing on data-rich smartphones

Cybercriminals focusing on data-rich smartphones

AFP, BARCELONA: Smartphones have become a mine of personal information, holding bank data, credit card information and addresses, making them the preferred…
LafargeHolcim admits ‘unacceptable’ practices 
at Syria plant

LafargeHolcim admits ‘unacceptable’ practices at Syria plant

AFP, PARIS: Cement maker LafargeHolcim admitted yesterday it had resorted to "unacceptable practices" to continue operations at one of its now-closed…
Snap future debated as popular 
app makes market debut

Snap future debated as popular app makes market debut

AFP, SAN FRANCISCO: As Snapchat's owner makes its Wall Street debut, the key question for investors is whether the vanishing-message app is on its…
The battle to save Bangkok’s ‘Green Lung’

The battle to save Bangkok’s ‘Green Lung’

AFP, BANGKOK: Leaping out from Bangkok's vast concrete sprawl is a kidney-shaped green space, home to hundreds of plant and bird species, and where…
Stocks close week down

Stocks close week down

Stocks finished the week yesterday downward trend when the daily transaction declined amid volatility in large-cap securities, reports BSS. The boarder…

Angry Birds movie lifts Finnish Rovio

AFP, HELSINKI: Finnish games company Rovio soared back to profit in 2016, lifted by its venture into the film industry and the release of The Angry Birds Movie, the company said. The spin-off film from the company's popular Angry Birds mobile game series resulted in their multi-coloured birds and…
Chinese magnate buys London ‘Cheesegrater’ skyscraper

Chinese magnate buys London ‘Cheesegrater’ skyscraper

AFP, LONDON: Chinese property magnate Cheung Chung Kiu has agreed to buy London's distinctive "Cheesegrater" skyscraper for £1.15-billion,…

China’s new bank regulator vows real estate, shadow banking crackdown

AFP, BEIJING: The newly appointed head of China’s banking watchdog said yesterday he would crackdown on real estate speculation and the country’s shadow banking sector, promising an end to regulatory “chaos”. The primary mission of banks must be to “support the real economy”,…

FBCCI team visits Brunei

A delegation of Federation of Bangladesh Chambers of Commerce and Industry (FBCCI) visited Brunei from February 28 to March 1 at the invitation of the Brunei government, reports BSS. During the visit, the delegation led by its president Abdul Matlub Ahmad held meetings with Brunei's foreign and…

Walton plans to sale 1.7m fridges in 2017

Walton has set a target of selling out 1.7 million fridges in the current year, the company said in a statement yesterday. According to the Walton officials, it sold out about 13.60 lakh pieces of refrigerators in last year and registered around 44 per cent growth over the previous year’s sales. …

Telecom giant MTN posts first ever loss

AFP, JOHANNESBURG: South African telecoms giant MTN said yesterday that it made a $200 million loss in 2016 -- the company's first -- after suffering a huge fine in Nigeria and currency challenges in key markets. "MTN Group's financial results for 2016 reflect the most challenging year…

Eurozone inflation hits ECB target

AFP, BRUSSELS: Eurozone inflation in February hit the European Central Bank’s 2.0 per cent target for the first time since 2013 as its massive economic stimulus appeared to be finally paying off, figures showed yesterday. Unemployment in the 19-country single currency area in January meanwhile…
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