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Oil prices rise despite Trump's criticism By AFP | Last Updated: 21st April, 2018, 19:14

Oil prices climbed on Friday as investors shrugged off U.S. President Donald Trump's criticism of high oil prices

Oil prices rise despite Trump's criticism

Newly built hatchery makes freshwater prawn farmers happy Newly built hatchery makes freshwater prawn farmers happy

Department of Fisheries (DoF) has constructed the modern prawn breeding hatchery at a cost of around Taka 74 crore


Russia sees 'solid foundation' for extending oil alliance Russia sees 'solid foundation' for extending oil alliance

The deal, which is due to run out at the end of 2018, has succeeded in reducing a global glut of oil and pushed prices to over $70 a barrel


Nurul Hoque re-elected REMA Trust chairman Nurul Hoque re-elected REMA Trust chairman

He is a founder of REMA which runs Chattogram Laboratory School and College and REMA Teachers Training College in Chattogram


Gitanjali opens flagship store in Mohammadpur
Gitanjali opens flagship store in Mohammadpur

Gitanjali Jewellers has two other showrooms at Pink City in Gulshan and at Mascot Plaza in Uttara of the capital


Market has capacity to absorb higher oil prices: Saudi minister Market has capacity to absorb higher oil prices: Saudi minister

Saudi Energy Minister Khaled al-Faleh says on Friday the global market has the capacity to absorb higher oil prices after crude made a strong recovery


BD assumes prominent position in S Asia: Envoy BD assumes prominent position in S Asia: Envoy

He also notes achievements in the areas of disaster management, primary healthcare, sanitation, primary education, reserve position, etc


PM seeks inter-regional cooperation to harness Blue Economy PM seeks inter-regional cooperation to harness Blue Economy

Sheikh Hasina says development of the ICT sector is a national priority for Bangladesh which has already achieved the vision of a 'Digital Bangladesh'


Thai trade show opens in Dhaka on Apr 23 Thai trade show opens in Dhaka on Apr 23

The DITP, Ministry of Commerce, Thailand and Royal Thai Embassy in Dhaka will jointly host the event in two phases


Eco-friendly rat management protects environment: specialists Eco-friendly rat management protects environment: specialists

If this method is practiced properly, about cent percent desired result can be attained


Asian markets rally as energy firms track oil surge Asian markets rally as energy firms track oil surge

Energy firms across Asia have been boosted, with Hong Kong-listed PetroChina up almost five percent and CNOOC three percent higher


3-day international tourism fair begins Thursday 3-day int'l tourism fair begins Thursday

Apart from hosts Bangladesh, national and international tourism organizations, tour operators, travel agents will participate at the fair


Starbucks to close 8,000 US stores for afternoon Starbucks to close 8,000 US stores

The two men's lawyer Lauren Wimmer tells a CBS affiliate in Philadelphia that they has been waiting for a third man to arrive for a business meeting


3-day international tourism fair begins Thursday 3-day int'l tourism fair begins Thursday

Tour Operators Association of Bangladesh (TOAB) organizes the fair styled "Biman Bangladesh Travel"


Bangladesh Bank's Razee Hassan nominated as APG co-chair BB's Razee Hassan nominated as APG co-chair

A total of 41 countries of the Asia Pacific region are members of the group


Oil prices slide after Syria air strikes Oil prices slide after Syria air strikes

Most Asian markets dip Monday but Tokyo eked out gains


Marubeni interested to set up fertilizer factory in Bangladesh Marubeni interested to set up fertilizer factory in Bangladesh

Amu welcomes the Marubeni Corporation and says if the Marubeni Corporation gives specific proposal for setting up factory, it will be considered


WPP chief Sir Martin Sorrell quits advertising agency WPP ad boss Sir Martin Sorrell steps down

The chairman of WPP, Roberto Quarta, will oversee the agency until a new CEO is appointed


Google loses 'right to be forgotten' case Google loses 'right to be forgotten' case

The businessman who won his case was convicted 10 years ago of conspiring to intercept communications


Search resumes for German billionaire missing in Alps Search resumes for German billionaire missing in Alps

Haub, the 58-year-old heir to the Tengelmann retail empire, was training for a ski mountaineering race when he disappeared


Trump to look at rejoining TPP 'disaster' Trump to look at rejoining TPP 'disaster'

The president has previously slammed the deal as a potential "disaster"


Farmers expect bumper litchi yield in Dinajpur Farmers expect bumper litchi yield in Dinajpur

This year, a total 5,600 hectares land have been brought under litchi production


Uber to up its background checks for drivers Uber to up its background checks for drivers

Other safety features include buttons in the Uber app that allow riders to call 911 in an emergency and app refinements that make it easier for riders


Saudi Aramco signs $44 bn deal for mega Indian refinery Saudi Aramco signs $44 bn deal for mega Indian refinery

The refinery at Ratnagiri on the west coast will be able to process up to 1.2 million barrels of crude a day


Facebook and Google need ad-free options says Jaron Lanier Facebook and Google 'must be paid for'

The social network has faced intense criticism over recent weeks in the wake of the Cambridge Analytica scandal


Panama bans Venezuelan airlines for 90 days Panama bans Venezuelan airlines for 90 days

Venezuela's ban included businesses of Varela and Copa, one of the few airlines still operating within Venezuela


NBR to organise ‘Halkhata Day’ marking Pahela Baishakh NBR to organise ‘Halkhata Day’ marking Pahela Baishakh

NBR Chairman Mosharraf Hossain Bhuiyan says this while talking to reporters at his officeon Tuesday


Deals for $515m WB assistance to Bangladesh Deals for $515m WB assistance to Bangladesh

About 275,000 households and 16,000 agricultural consumers get new electricity connection


China's president promises to cut auto import tariff China's president promises to cut auto import tariff

Xi tried to position China as a defender of free trade and cooperation in response to Trump's "America first" calls for import restrictions


Uber to buy electric bike-sharing firm Uber to buy electric bike-sharing firm

The bike-sharing market is growing at about 20% a year and is set to be worth between €3.6bn (£3.1bn) and €5.3bn by 2020


Tea export fetches at Tk 17 crore in last FY: Tofail Tea export fetches at Tk 17 crore in last FY: Tofail

Bangladesh earned Taka 17,25,59,585 in the last fiscal year by exporting tea


Kremlin slams new US sanctions as 'outrageous' Kremlin slams new US sanctions as 'outrageous'

The Kremlin on Monday slammed the latest US sanctions targeting President Vladimir Putin's oligarch…


China says trade talks with US 'impossible under current conditions' China says trade talks with US 'impossible under current conditions'

Asian markets rose earlier in the day as fears about a potentially catastrophic China-US trade war


Rice price on further downtrend in Rajshahi Rice price on further downtrend in Rajshahi

Within a gap of 10 days, the rice price has further been declined by Taka two to three per kilogram in the metropolis and its adjacent areas


Benin, Niger back Chinese involvement in mega rail project Benin, Niger back Chinese involvement in mega rail project

Talon says that private firms lacked the financial clout to undertake a project of such magnitude


Wheat harvesting begins in Panchagarh Wheat harvesting begins in Panchagarh

Sources with the Department of Agriculture Extension (DAE) say the farmers are happy with the output


China hits back after Trump threatens $100 bn in tariffs China hits back after Trump threatens $100 bn in tariffs

Trump responds to Beijing's countermeasures by doubling down


Savings Week 2018 begins Saturday Savings Week 2018 begins Saturday

The theme of this edition of the Savings Week is "Let us do savings, help building Digital Bangladesh"


US approves $1.3 billion sale of artillery to Saudi Arabia US approves $1.3 billion sale of artillery to Saudi Arabia

The latest deal includes about 180 Paladin howitzer systems, artillery-firing vehicles on tracks


TCB to sell essentials during Ramadan TCB to sell essentials during Ramadan

The Directorate of National Consumer Rights Protection will beef up its market monitoring activities to keep the prices stable during Ramadan


Wall Street recovers from trade war fears Wall Street recovers from trade war fears

China says it would place 25% trade tariffs on 106 US goods, including soybeans, aircraft and orange juice

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