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ADB-UK launch new fund: Bangladesh among 8 beneficiary countries ADB-UK launch new fund: Bangladesh among 8 beneficiary countries

The other 7 countries which will be benefited are Afghanistan, India, the Kyrgyz Republic, Myanmar, Nepal, Pakistan, and Tajikistan


EU says metal tariffs 'prolong uncertainty' after US holds off EU says metal tariffs 'prolong uncertainty' after US holds off

The 25 percent tariffs on steel and 10 percent duties on aluminium


China, UAE vow to boost strategic partnership China, UAE vow to boost strategic partnership

The two countries have developed sound relations, deepened political mutual trust, and witnessed significant results through cooperation


Solar power changing lifestyle in riverine char areas Solar power changing lifestyle in riverine char areas

By virtue of solar power, the lifestyle of around two lakh people, living in remote char areas in Rangpur changes


Dubai port operator, Hyperloop team up on high-speed cargo delivery Dubai port operator, Hyperloop team up

Dubai's giant port operator DP World joins hands with Virgin Hyperloop One to create a global firm


Asia markets rise as Seoul, won extend gains after Moon-Kim talks Asia markets rise as Seoul, won extend gains after Moon-Kim talks

Hong Kong led a rally across most Asian markets on Monday as traders brushed off a slowdown in the US economy


7 out of world's 10 top green factories in Bangladesh 7 out of world's 10 top green factories in Bangladesh

The state minister urges factory owners to come forward in ensuring occupational health of the laborers in all the workplaces across the country


Japan factory output up in March as jobless rate stays flat Japan factory output up in March

The ratio of job offers to job hunters edged up 0.01 points to 1.59 in March, meaning there were 159 job offers to every 100 job seekers


Samsung Electronics Q1 net profits up by more than half Samsung Electronics Q1 net profits up by more than half

Net profit for the January to March period rose 52 percent to hit 11.69 trillion won ($10.8 billion), up from 7.68 trillion won a year earlier


NBR collects Tk 850 crore as revenue during 'Halkhata' NBR collects Tk 850cr as revenue during 'Halkhata'

The revenue authorities celebrated the centuries-old tradition of 'Halkhata' for the second time to encourage taxpayers to clear their dues


Shire board says it favours o46 billion Takeda takeover bid Shire board says it favours o46 billion Takeda takeover bid

The decision comes after Dublin-based Shire rejected a string of overtures from Takeda, Japan's largest pharmaceutical company


Shahjahan urges Arab nations to invest in tourism sector Shahjahan urges Arab nations to invest in tourism sector

Shahjahan says Bangladesh is keen to provide all kinds of facilities for the foreign enterprises those are willing to invest in the tourism sector


Dollar strengthens with bond yields, boosts Japanese exporters Dollar strengthens with bond yields, boosts Japanese exporters

Higher yields are a signal interest rates could rise and could weigh on markets as traders shift from equities to safer bond investments


PMO seeks draft gas tariff by next week PMO seeks draft gas tariff by next week

An official says the gas tariff for power plants, fertiliser units and other consumer levels has proposed to be made almost double


Remittance payments hit record in 2017: World Bank Remittance payments hit record in 2017: World Bank

Payments from immigrants back to their home countries rebounded to reach a new record in 2017

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