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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


Functioning Apple computer built in 1970s up for auction Functioning Apple computer built in 1970s up for auction

It shows the humble beginnings of Cupertino, California-based Apple, which recently became the world's first publicly traded company



Bangladesh gets huge response from Canada garment expo Bangladesh gets huge response from Canada garment expo

A total of 17 RMG factories and exporters from Bangladesh participated in the three-day event titled “Apparel Textile Sourcing Canada (ATSC)”


Tanners to complete rawhide purchase by next week Tanners to complete rawhide purchase by next week

The government has fixed raw cowhide prices at Tk 40-45 per square foot for the capital while at Tk 35-40 for outside Dhaka during this Eid-ul-Azha


Tesla abandons Elon Musk's plan to delist company Tesla to remain a public company

Since Mr Musk announced his plan, Tesla's share price has dropped by 20%


Ryanair brings in new rules on cabin bags Ryanair brings in new rules on cabin bags

Under the new policy only 95 passengers per flight - around half of the total - will be permitted to pay for the right to take the extra bag on board


Saudi Arabia has called off Aramco float, report suggests

Saudi oil giant share sale 'called off'

The group of financial advisers working on a plan to sell 5% of the company domestically and internationally has been disbanded


Uber to pay $1.9m for sexual harassment claims Uber to pay $1.9m for harassment claims

The class action case is being led by two Latina engineers who allege they were paid less than their white, Asian and male colleagues


Cattle prices plunge dramatically with few buyers on last day Cattle prices plunge dramatically on last day

In Eastern Housing cattle market, a buyer buys two goats for just Tk 3400, while another buyer is going with a cow bought for Tk 22,000


Trump accuses China of currency manipulation Trump accuses China of currency manipulation

The two countries are preparing to meet in Washington this week to discuss their trade fight


Banks near cattle markets to remain open on Aug 21 Banks near cattle markets to remain open on Aug 21

Banks can keep open its branches adjoining to the cattle markets in Dhaka city from 10am to 6pm as general banking and 6pm to 8pm as evening banking


Premier Bank will collect the Indian visa processing fee Premier Bank will collect the Indian visa processing fee

Subscriber from across the country will be able to pay their Indian Visa Application Processing Fee through the Premier Bank Limited


Online cattle-trading gathers pace alongside traditional markets Online cattle-trading gathers pace

There are growing numbers of consumers who prefer buying sacrificial animals through online portals to avoid hassles in traditional cattle markets


Cumilla farmers expecting good season for Aman production Cumilla farmers expecting good season for Aman production

According to DAE, Aus has been cultivated over 71,600 hectares in Comilla during the current Aus season


Chandpur markets abuzz with fishermen amid huge hilsha catches Chandpur markets abuzz with hilsha

The hilsas, weighing around one kg, are selling at Tk 700.00 to 800.00 and the bigger ones, weighing 1.5 to 1.6 kg, at Tk 1300.00 to Tk 1500.00


A fifth of brinjal farmers adopt Bangladesh’s first GM food crop   A fifth of brinjal farmers adopt Bangladesh’s first GM food crop

After reversal of a 2015 judicial ban on field testing of GM crops, the Philippines is now in the process of releasing Bt brinjal


South Korea to ban some BMW vehicles over engine fires

S Korea to ban 20,000 BMWs after fires

The ban will apply to cars which have not yet been sent to BMW for safety checks under a voluntary recall

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