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Asian markets hit by fears of new Trump tariffs on China Asian markets hit by fears of new Trump tariffs on China

On foreign exchanges emerging market currencies continue to struggle as investors fret over a possible spillover


Bashundhara Paper launches export-oriented mosquito coil Bashundhara launches export-oriented mosquito coil

Bashundhara Group DMD Mustafizur Rahman says the export-oriented coil has been being manufactured for two years and exported to African countries


Istanbul event promotes Bangladesh as investment destination Istanbul event promotes Bangladesh as investment destination

Bangladesh Consul General Dr. Mohammad Monirul Islam briefed the audience about Bangladesh’s achievements and recognitions in the international arena


British Steel to cut 400 jobs worldwide British Steel to cut 400 jobs worldwide

Most of the redundancies will be in managerial and administrative roles across its businesses in the UK, Ireland, France and the Netherlands


Iran says OPEC has 'not much credit' left Iran says OPEC has 'not much credit' left

The US decision stokes supply concerns on world markets


Canada cannabis entrepreneurs 'could face US lifetime ban' Canada cannabis entrepreneurs 'could face US lifetime ban'

Canada is a month away from becoming the first industrialised nation to legalise recreational cannabis use


Amazon chief Jeff Bezos gives $2bn to help the homeless World's richest man in $2bn charity move

Amazon chief Jeff Bezos aannounces the move in a tweet, saying the charity would be called the Day One Fund


Electronic manufacturers demand persistent policy support Electronic manufacturers demand persistent policy support

Electronic manufacturers demand withdrawal of 15 percent VAT on the locally made compressors and the reduction of imbalanced duties structure


56 entrepreneurs to get CIP cards Thursday 56 entrepreneurs to get CIP cards Thursday

Among the 48 businessmen, 25 will receive CIP cards for large industries while 15 for medium industries, 1 for micro and 1 for cottage industry


Printing should be turned into an Export Industry: Engr. Mehedi Hasan Printing should be turned into an Export Industry: Engr. Mehedi Hasan

He calls the industry insiders for installing modern and dynamic technology to make the sector export oriented like as garment industry


Months of deadly unrest devastate Nicaragua's economy Months of deadly unrest devastate Nicaragua's economy

Nicaragua's economy has been devastated by the nearly five months of unrest sparked by cuts to social security benefits


Ryanair pilots, flight attendants go on strike in Germany Ryanair pilots, flight attendants go on strike in Germany

Ryanair was expected to cancel 150 of its flights to and from Germany through Thursday morning


Facebook animal trade exposed in Thailand Facebook animal trade exposed in Thailand

Traffic's findings are to be published this week in a report on the use of Facebook for animal trading in Thailand


Alibaba CEO Zhang to succeed Jack Ma as chairman
Alibaba CEO Zhang to succeed Jack Ma as chairman

"Ma will continue as the executive chairman of the company over the next 12 months to ensure a smooth transition to Zhang," a statement says


RMG factory owners seek business ‘exit plan’ from government RMG factory owners seek business ‘exit plan’ from govt

RMG owners also demand the government to introduce inflation-based yearly wage increase system on permanent basis instead of the existing system


EU ministers do ‘battle’ over digital tax EU ministers do ‘battle’ over digital tax

France for a year has rallied EU partners to draw up the tax which Paris says is necessary to ensure that global tech platforms


Bashundhara LPG wins Superbrands Award Bashundhara LPG wins Superbrands Award

United Kingdom-based Superbrands Award is considered the biggest success symbol for brands across the globe


Alibaba's Jack Ma 'to step down and focus on philanthropy' Alibaba's Jack Ma 'to step down'

Mr Ma, who will be 54 on Monday, has a net personal wealth of $40bn, making him the third richest person in China


MIDAS looks to be in front line of BD business development services MIDAS looks to be in front line of BD business development services

Its mission is to help generate jobs to reduce poverty and promote socio-economic development


Three Bangladeshi Banks win ADB’s TFP awards Three Bangladeshi Banks win ADB’s TFP awards

The TFP Awards recognised 23 leading partner banks from 15 countries this year


Uber to block low-rating riders in Australia and New Zealand Uber to block 'disrespectful' Australians

The move is aimed at improving passenger behaviour


Amazon goes from books to a trillion-dollar valuation Amazon goes from books to a trillion-dollar valuation

The company initially incorporated as "Cadabra" by Jeff Bezos in 1994


Robi introduces online gaming competition - Game Hero   Robi introduces online gaming competition - Game Hero

Subscription fee for daily online games is only Tk 2 (+ SD, VAT & SC)


Bashundhara LP Gas, Paper get Superbrands award Bashundhara LP Gas, Paper get Superbrands award

Bashundhara Group Director Yeasha Sobhan received the award at a gala ceremony at Radisson hotel in the capital on Saturday


NBR intensifies move to collect revenue under LTU NBR intensifies move to collect revenue under LTU

As part of the move, NBR sends letters to the large taxpayers for paying their due within a short time


Malaysia’s national day celebrated at China-invested steel mill Malaysia’s national day celebrated at China-invested steel mill

Malaysians marked the 61st National day on Friday


EU ready to retaliate if US imposes car tariffs: Juncker EU ready to retaliate if US imposes car tariffs: Juncker

European Commission chief Jean-Claude Juncker on Friday said the EU would hit back with tariffs of its own


Coca-Cola to buy Costa chain for £3.9bn Coca-Cola to buy Costa chain for £3.9bn

The deal is subject to the agreement of Whitbread's shareholders and various other approvals, including from anti-trust bodies


Argentine peso opens nearly 4.0 percent down Argentine peso opens nearly 4.0 percent down

President Mauricio Macri and IMF chief Christine Lagarde agreed Wednesday to speed up payments of a $50 billion dollar IMF loan


Panasonic to move Europe headquarters from UK to Amsterdam Panasonic to move Europe HQ out of UK

The aim is to avoid potential tax issues linked to the UK's decision to leave the EU, said Panasonic Europe's chief executive Laurent Abadie


Vodafone in $11bn Australian merger Vodafone in $11bn Australian merger

Vodafone Hutchison Australia is the country's third largest mobile operator


Nissan produces first electric cars targeting Chinese market Nissan makes electric cars aimed at China

Working with a Chinese partner, Nissan is making a battery powered version of the popular Sylphy


600 buses to be procured from India under LoC 600 buses to be procured from India under LoC

The LoC is focused on various infrastructure development projects in sectors such as transport, road, rail, port, airport, power, information


Boeing: Asia needs 240,000 pilots over next two decades Asia needs 240,000 pilots over next two decades

The region's economic growth will lead to rising wealth and increased travel, spurring a need for 240,000 more pilots and 317,000 cabin crew by 2037


May vows post-Brexit UK will be leading investor in Africa May vows post-Brexit UK will be leading investor in Africa

UK is the G7 group's major industrialised nations, but does not include China


Yemen cholera epidemic 'controlled' by computer predictions Computer predictions 'control' cholera

Last year, there were more than 50,000 new cases in just one week - this year, the numbers plummeted to about 2,500


Toyota to invest $500m in Uber in driverless car deal

Toyota to invest $500m in Uber

The deal also values Uber at some $72bn, despite its mounting losses


Trump announces 'incredible' trade deal with Mexico Trump announces 'incredible' trade deal with Mexico

Trump demands renegotiation of the 1994 trade agreement, which he blames for a decline in US manufacturing jobs, especially in the auto industry


Single issue still to resolve in US-Mexico NAFTA talks: Mexico's Guajardo Single issue still to resolve in US-Mexico NAFTA talks: Mexico's Guajardo

Guajardo says efforts to revamp the North American Free Trade Agreement would not be complete until a final agreement is reached with Canada

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