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ECNEC nods Tk 4,371cr project 
to reclaim navigability of 4 rivers

ECNEC nods Tk 4,371cr project to reclaim navigability of 4 rivers

The Executive Committee of the National Economic Council (ECNEC) yesterday approved 15 projects involving Tk 13,218.31 crore, including the Tk 4,371 crore…
Only 13pc Bangladeshis use internet, finds survey

Only 13pc Bangladeshis use internet, finds survey

Only 13 per cent Bangladeshis are using internet, according to a report unveiled by a telecom based regional think-tank in Dhaka yesterday.       …
Agreement signed to produce jute-made ‘Sonali Bag’

Agreement signed to produce jute-made ‘Sonali Bag’

Polythene is destroying the country’s wetlands, canals, rivers and fertility of arable lands.  The government is going to introduce environment-friendly…

Even in new trade deal, US plays hardball with China

Even as he announced a new trade deal with Canada and Mexico on Monday, US President Donald Trump again went after China, making it clear a truce with Beijing was unlikely to come soon, reports AFP from Washington. Trump told reporters China wanted to open negotiations but “frankly, it’s…
Oil extends gains, eyes $100 a barrel

Oil extends gains, eyes $100 a barrel

Oil prices built on gains yesterday after another blistering rally but most markets were in retreat as traders brushed off a positive lead from Wall Street…
Struggling GE removes CEO, warns on 2018 earnings

Struggling GE removes CEO, warns on 2018 earnings

H Lawrence Culp assumed the helm of General Electric on Monday in a surprise move meant to stem a two-year decline that has humbled the once-mighty conglomerate…
Dutch tax break change cheeses off expats

Dutch tax break change cheeses off expats

Plans by the Netherlands to scrap a major tax break for foreigners have left expatriates in a spin at a time when the country is hoping to lure multinationals…

Merkel gathers ministers

German Chancellor Angela Merkel and key ministers deliberated late into the night in a crucial diesel summit, aiming to purge city air of pollutants while sparing car owners additional costs and shielding the vital auto industry from harm, reports AFP from Berlin. At stake are potentially billions of…
Stocks witness up on large-cap vibe

Stocks witness up on large-cap vibe

Stocks witnessed upward trend yesterday as major indices of both Dhaka and Chittagong Stock Exchanges rose with higher activities of some large-cap securities,,…

Yemeni exchange companies shut down due to currency collapse

Yemeni exchange companies were shut down and began a strike on Monday in protest against the collapse of country’s national currency, reports Xinhua from Aden. In a joint statement, commercial banks and exchange companies operating in the southern port city of Aden decided to close their doors…

Germany to ease immigration rules to fight worker shortage

Worker-starved Germany will ease immigration rules to attract foreign jobseekers, including giving well-integrated irregular migrants in employment a shot at staying, ministers said yesterday, reports AFP from Berlin. In a deal hammered out after marathon talks deep into the night, Chancellor Angela…

FBCCI for reducing land registration fee

Leaders of the Federation of Bangladesh Chambers of Commerce and Industry (FBCCI) yesterday emphasised reducing the registration fee for lands and apartments, reports UNB. They also called for changing the provision of paying registration fee in every selling and buying, and stressed upgrading the land-keeping…

S Korea export tops $50b for 5 months

South Korea’s export topped 50 billion US dollars for five months to September due to robust demand for locally-made semiconductor and oil product, a government report showed Monday, reports Xinhua from Seoul. Export, which accounts for about half of the export-driven economy, amounted to 50.58…

Haier to aquire Italian home appliance firm

Chinese electronics giant Haier Group has announced it will acquire Italian appliances manufacturer Candy for 475 million euros ($547 million) as it looks to expand its market share in Europe, reports AFP from Beijing. The decision comes as Haier seeks to establish itself as a global brand, amid attempts…
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