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Rush to buy Trump-Kim summit coin By BBC | Last Updated: 25th May, 2018, 09:38

The focus of most of the attention is the coin created by the White House Communications Agency (WHCA)

Rush to buy Trump-Kim coin after summit cancellation

Revenue collection under LTU witnesses 40pc growth in April Revenue collection under LTU witnesses 40pc growth in April

The LTU Unit has been able to identify dodging of tax worth Tk 2000 crore in the last two years, and the unit has already realized Tk 1, 264 crore


Farmers seek budget allocation to save agro lands Farmers seek budget allocation to save agro lands

"Though the size of the national budget is increasing every year, nut the budget for agricultural sector is not growing proportionately", Munir says


IMF urges Saudi to contain spending as deficit widens IMF urges Saudi to contain spending as deficit widens

The Saudi economy shrank 0.7 percent in 2017, the first contraction since 2009


New budget to focus on infrastructure development New budget to focus on infrastructure development

The government will put its best efforts in the budget to make visible progress in a number of mega projects including the Padma Bridge and Metro Rail


Vietnam's foreign reserve hits 63.5 bln USD Vietnam's foreign reserve hits 63.5 bln USD

Vietnam's foreign reserve hits at all-time record high


Tofail invites Canadian investment in SEZs Tofail invites Canadian investment in SEZs

Terming Canada as a big market and business partner of Bangladesh, the minister lays emphasis on expanding the market for Bangladeshi products


Markets rise as Beijing and Washington avert trade war Markets rise as Beijing and Washington avert trade war

Traders are also awaiting the release on Wednesday of minutes from the US Federal Reserve's last policy meeting


Marine survey vessel so far finds 298 fish species in Bay: Experts Marine survey finds 298 fish species in Bay

Bangladesh will get a comprehensive and reliable data over the stock of fish resources in the Bay of Bengal by 2022 through conducting the assessments


Effluent Treatment Plants to be set up in 14 state-owned sugar mills ETPs to be set up in 14 state-owned sugar mills

According to the Draft Project Proposal (DPP), the annual average production capacity of the country's 15 state-owned sugar mills is 2.10 lakh tonnes


President to award 13 units under 6 categories for industrial development President to award 13 units under 6 categories for industrial development

Abdul Hamid will distribute the awards to the winners at a ceremony at Osmani Memorial Auditorium in Dhaka


Economists scratch their heads at Italian populist plans Economists scratch their heads at Italian populist plans

Experts say the strategy still amounts to a monumental gamble


Bangladesh to surpass Taiwan by 2030 with rising GDP growth: Minister Bangladesh to surpass Taiwan by 2030: Minister

Talking about Bangabandhu-1 satellite, Kamal says it will help get advance warning about natural calamities, thus saving lives and property


Bangladesh’s prospects, challenges highlighted in Singapore Bangladesh’s prospects, challenges highlighted in Singapore

Ambassadors and High Commissioners of South Asian countries to Singapore, diplomats, academics, eminent persons attend the event


Bidi Sramik Federation submits memorandum to NBR chairman 
Bidi Sramik Federation submits memorandum to NBR chairman

The leaders of Bidi Sramik Federation place four-point demand


Japan's economy shrinks for first time in two years Japan sputters as growth streak ends

The global economy is performing well and a yen is trading beyond 110 yen against the dollar


Experts for protecting domestic industries interests Experts for protecting domestic industries interests

The issues of antidumping, countervailing and safety measures also discussed elaborately in the seminar


Remittance inflow increases by 17.51pc in 10 months Remittance inflow increases by 17.51pc in 10 months

Expatriate Bangladeshis sent US$12,088.18 million remittance in the first 10 months of the current fiscal 2017-18


Most Asian markets rise after Wall St rally, ringgit sinks Most Asian markets rise after Wall St rally, ringgit sinks

Malaysia's ringgit sank almost one percent but stocks were up 0.5 percent in Kuala Lumpur as trading resumed after last week's general election


Government rolls out project for farmers to get better access to finance, market Govt rolls out project for farmers to get better access to finance, market

The project – ‘Missing Middle Initiative’ (MMI) will be implemented over a three-year period with the amount provided as grant by the GAFSP


LDC graduation to bring new challenges LDC graduation to bring new challenges

SANEM organised the roundtable discussion on ‘Looking beyond LDC Graduation’ at its office in the capital


50pc ADP executed in first 10 months 50pc ADP executed in first 10 months

ADP execution performance in terms of percentage fell because of sluggish local resource utilisation rate


Tokyo stocks open higher Tokyo stocks open higher

The benchmark Nikkei 225 index gained 0.24 percent or 54.70 points to 22,551.88 in early trade


DAE expects nearly 2 crore tonne boro output this year DAE expects nearly 2 crore tonne boro output this year

Last year, the country achieved 1,80,16,000 tonnes boro output from the boro crops planted on 47,91,000 tonnes despite a massive crop loss


NEC approves Tk 1.81 lakh crore ADP for FY 19 NEC approves Tk 1.81 lakh crore ADP for FY 19

The approval comes from the NEC meeting held at the NEC conference room in the city


Key facts on China-Japan economic and trade ties Key facts on China-Japan economic and trade ties

The two economies are highly complementary with bilateral ties


5 lakh signatures to save bidi industry 5 lakh signatures to save bidi industry

The signatures have been handed over to federation leaders


China's Alibaba buys Pakistan e-commerce firm Daraz China's Alibaba buys Pakistan e-commerce firm Daraz

China is seeking closer economic ties with Asian neighbours including Pakistan through its Belt and Road initiative


Inflation eases slightly to 5.63 pc in April Inflation eases slightly to 5.63 pc in April

The BBS data shows that the point-to-point non-food inflation rate also slightly declined to 3.49 percent in April, down from 3.52 percent in March


ECNEC approves 13 projects worth Tk 13,288 ECNEC approves 13 projects worth Tk 13,288

The projects include construction of a double line railway track on Khulna-Darshana section under the Indian 2nd Line of Credit


World stocks gain on lingering Fed optimism World stocks gain on lingering Fed optimism

Oil prices, meanwhile, extended a rally ahead of Donald Trump's decision on the future of the Iran nuclear deal


Tk 1.81tn ADP fixed for FY19 Tk 1.81tn ADP fixed for FY19

Out of total ADP outlay of Tk 180,869.17 crore, Tk 113,000 cr has been estimated to come from local resources, Tk 60,000 crore from project assistance


3,000 tonnes mango produced under contract farming 3,000 tonnes mango produced under contract farming

The government has earlier formulated a National Action Plan for the production of pest-free and quality mango for domestic consumption and exports


Bangladesh earns US$ 13.5 bn remittance in 2017: IFAD report Bangladesh earns US$ 13.5 bn remittance in 2017: IFAD report

Over the past one decade the country posts a steady remittance growth rate of 4.2 percent, much lower than some of its South Asian neighbours


Asian markets rise, tracking Wall Street gains on job report Asian markets rise, tracking Wall Street gains on job report

The dollar weakened to 108.97 yen from 109.73 yen while the euro rose to $1.1978 from $1.1960


Bangladesh imports 1m tonnes LNG from Oman Bangladesh imports 1m tonnes LNG from Oman

The government will import 1 million LNG from Oman at cost of US Dollar 9 per mmbt and the agreement will valid for 10 years on deliver ex ship method



Tofail urges Canadian entrepreneurs to invest in Bangladesh Tofail urges Canadian entrepreneurs to invest in Bangladesh

The commerce minister says Bangladesh’s export to Canada is now $1.15 billion while Canada’s export to Bangladesh is almost $600 million


Unnayan Onneshan calls for taking prudent fiscal management  
Unnayan Onneshan calls for taking prudent fiscal management

Unnayan Onneshan, an independent multidisciplinary think tank, makes the call in its pre-budget issue of Bangladesh Economic Update


Apple shares hit all-time high after Buffett raises stake Apple hits high after Buffett ups stake

Shares in Apple, already the world's most valuable company, rose by almost 4% on Friday to more than $183.7 each


Maintaining political stability big challenge for Bangladesh: ADB "Political stability big challenge for Bangladesh"

With political stability, Kim says, bureaucrats become more accountable, motivating and empowered ones enabling the development trend to continue


Step sought to overcome banking sector challenges Step sought to overcome banking sector challenges

Speakers say country's banking sector is going through a turmoil

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