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Teletalk plans to expand network in remote areas By Hasibul Aman | Last Updated: 21st October, 2018, 00:00

State-run mobile phone operator Teletalk is set to expand its network in hard-to-reach areas with solar powered base stations in a bid to claw back its falling market share.  The company will spend…

Teletalk plans to expand 
network in remote areas

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Industries and power plants in Bangladesh can save upto 50 percent of energy through using heat recovery…


Bangladesh towards

cashless society Bangladesh towards cashless society

The country is moving towards a cashless society as digital transformation has been taking place in…


MoU signed to promote

digital ecosystem

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News of the day News of the day

Prime Minister Theresa May took pains on Friday to reassure more than 130 British business leaders that…


China’s third quarter 
GDP growth at 6.5pc China’s third quarter GDP growth at 6.5pc

BEIJING: China’s economy grew at 6.5 per cent in the third quarter, posting slowest growth in…


IMF reaches deal with 
Ukraine on $4bn loan IMF reaches deal with Ukraine on $4bn loan

WASHINGTON: The International Monetary Fund announced Friday it had reached an agreement with Ukraine…


Merkel calls for free trade 
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Russia, Uzbekistan hail $11bn 
nuclear plant project
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TASHKENT: Russia and Uzbekistan on Friday hailed the construction of an $11 billion nuclear power plant…


Eurozone stocks retreat on 
Italy woes, China slowdown
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LONDON: Eurozone equities slid Friday after Brussels slammed Rome over its 2019 budget plans, with sentiment…


US existing

home sales fall

in September US existing home sales fall in September

CHICAGO: Existing home sales in the United States declined in September after a month of stagnation…


China’s retail

sales up 9.3pc China’s retail sales up 9.3pc

BEIJING: China's retail sales of consumer goods grew 9.3 percent year on year in the first three…


Myanmar's foreign

trade reaches

over $1bn in

two weeks Myanmar's foreign trade reaches over $1bn in two weeks

YANGON: Myanmar's trade with foreign countries reached 1.18 billion U.S. dollars as of Oct. 12 in…


Apple to launch

iPad, lower-cost

MacBook Apple to launch iPad, lower-cost MacBook

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News of the day News of the day

China's real estate investment increased 9.9 percent year-on-year in the first three quarters this…


ECB may hike interest rates 
in about 12 months ECB may hike interest rates in about 12 months

LONDON: The European Central Bank could start raising interest rates about a year from now if the euro-zone…


Moody’s downgrades Italy 
credit rating on debt Moody’s downgrades Italy credit rating on debt

MILAN: Moody's has cut Italy's credit rating by a notch over concerns about plans for larger…


US-based venture 
capitalist sees growing 
opportunity in UAE US-based venture capitalist sees growing opportunity in UAE

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PayPal beats Q3 estimates, looks to monetise Venmo PayPal beats Q3 estimates, looks to monetise Venmo

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S'pore, EU ink landmark 
free trade agreement S'pore, EU ink landmark free trade agreement

BRUSSELS: Singapore and the European Union (EU) on Friday inked a landmark trade deal that will eliminate…


FTI says car

sales outlook

still rosy FTI says car sales outlook still rosy

BANGKOK: The Federation of Thai Industries (FTI) on Friday said it still remains optimistic about the…


US regional mfg

sector continues

to grow in Oct US regional mfg sector continues to grow in Oct

HOUSTON: The October Manufacturing Business Outlook Survey indicated the manufacturing sector in some…


N Zealand hosts

officials to

RCEP round of

negotiations N Zealand hosts officials to RCEP round of negotiations

WELLINGTON: New Zealand Minister of State for Trade and Export Growth Damien O'Connor on Friday…


China's home prices stable

on tight curbs China's home prices stable on tight curbs

BEIJING: Home prices in major Chinese cities remained stable in September as local governments continued…


Daimler's diesel

troubles trigger

new profit warning Daimler's diesel troubles trigger new profit warning

FRANKFURT: German carmaker Daimler AG said its operating profit would fall by over 10 percent this year,…


S Korea’s foreign

currency deposits

keep rising for

3 months S Korea’s foreign currency deposits keep rising for 3 months

SEOUL: Foreign currency deposits in South Korea kept rising for three months to September as the local…


China to prepare ‘more powerful’
steps to support economy China to prepare ‘more powerful’ steps to support economy

BEIJING: China should get ready "more powerful" policy measures, possibly including a large-scale…


IMF warns trade, 
currency wars could be detrimental to growth IMF warns trade, currency wars could be detrimental to growth

NUSA DUA: International Monetary Fund Managing Director Christine Lagarde on Thursday warned countries…


Vietnam seeks to 
reduce reliance on 
Asian rice markets Vietnam seeks to reduce reliance on Asian rice markets

HANOI: Vietnam is seeking to reduce its reliance on Asian rice markets while boosting the output of…


Philippine inflation 
rises to 6.2pc in Q3 Philippine inflation rises to 6.2pc in Q3

MANILA: The year-on-year inflation in the Philippines increased further to 6.2 percent in the third…


IBBL holds training programme IBBL holds training programme

Islami Bank Bangladesh Limited (IBBL) organised an orientation and training programme for the newly…


Think tank raises

forecast for Taiwan’s

economic growth Think tank raises forecast for Taiwan’s economic growth

TAIPEI: A leading Taiwan-based think tank on Friday raised its forecast for the island’s economic…


Oil market well supplied, wary of 2019 surplus: Opec Oil market well supplied, wary of 2019 surplus: Opec

LONDON: Opec sees the oil market as well supplied and is wary of creating a glut next year, the group's…


Canadian deficit unchanged

in last fiscal year Canadian deficit unchanged in last fiscal year

OTTAWA: The Canadian federal government ran up a deficit of 19-billion Canadian dollars (about 14.5…


Taka gains against pound, euro Taka gains against pound, euro

The local currency Taka gained against the UK pound and the Euro, and it remained unchanged against…


Commodity at a glance Commodity at a glance

Prices of most essential commodities remained unchanged in the city’s kitchen markets on Thursday.…


Corporate Corner Corporate Corner

People walk into a subway station in Beijing on Friday. China's economy grew at its slowest pace…

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