China has more 'unicorn' start-ups than the US By Sun Online Desk | Last Updated: 22nd October, 2019, 13:16

The country has produced 206 unicorns while the US has 203, the China-based Hurun Institute reported

China has more 'unicorn' start-ups than the US

DoE fines RSRM Tk 4.76 lakh for polluting environment DoE fines RSRM Tk 4.76 lakh for polluting environment

 Department of Environment (DoE), Chattogram chapter fined Taka 4.76 lakh to steel producing company


Foreign Minister calls upon French businessmen to invest in Bangladesh FM calls upon French businessmen to invest in Bangladesh

Foreign Minister explains the advantages that Bangladesh offers as an investment destination like infrastructure for setting up industries


GP reports 9.5pc revenue growth in 9-month GP reports 9.5pc revenue growth in 9-month

Country’s leading mobile phone operator, Grameenphone reported total revenues of Taka 107.5 billion for the first nine months


Sarah Kamal elected JCI Bangladesh president Sarah Kamal elected JCI Bangladesh president

Sarah Kamal have been elected as the National President for the next term


Next G7 summit won’t be at Miami golf resort: Trump Next G7 summit won’t be at Miami golf resort: Trump

“Based on both Media & Democrat Crazed and Irrational Hostility, we will no longer consider Trump National Doral, Miami, as the Host Site for the G-7 in 2020,” the president tweets


FTA being prioritized for trade expansion: Tipu FTA being prioritized for trade expansion: Tipu

Bangladesh has a good market for its readymade garment items in the Eurasia


India-US defence trade meeting in New Delhi next week India-US defence trade meeting next week

The Pentagon also says that the bilateral defence trade between the two countries is expected to reach USD 18 billion by the year end


National Biotechnology Fair 2019 begins in Dhaka National Biotechnology Fair 2019 begins in Dhaka

The second National Biotechnology Fair kicked off in the capital’s Bangabandhu Sheikh Mujibur Rahman Novo Theatre


Boeing staff texted about 737 Max issue in 2016 Boeing staff texted about 737 Max issue in 2016

An Ethiopian Airlines 737 Max crashes only minutes after take-off from Addis Ababa in March, killing all 157 people on board


Traffic chaos takes its toll on trade through Benapole Traffic chaos takes its toll on trade thru' Benapole

Officials and businessmen said productions in garment and other factories in the country are seriously hampered as goods released from the port cannot be transported to their destinations in time


J&J agrees to $117M settlement over pelvic mesh devices J&J agrees to $117M settlement over pelvic mesh devices

Johnson & Johnson has agreed to a $117 million multistate settlement over allegations it deceptively marketed its pelvic mesh products, which support women's sagging pelvic organs


German car manufacturers invited to set up assembly plants in Bangladesh Momen seeks German invest in Bangladesh

 Foreign Minister Dr AK Abdul Momen has invited the German car manufacturers like Mercedes, BMW and Volkswagen to set up their assembly plants


Donald Trump’s golf resort in Miami to host next year’s G-7 Summit: White House Trump’s golf resort in Miami to host next year’s G-7 Summit

Trump has reasoned that the resort was close to the airport, had plenty of hotel rooms and offered separate buildings for every delegation


Chittagong port to have EagleRail soon; deal signed with US firm Chittagong port to have EagleRail soon; deal signed with US firm

Once the project is implemented, the container movement will be increased by 15 percent at the port, insiders say


Saudi company signs MoU for investing $2.5b in power sector Saudi company signs MoU for investing $2.5b in power sector

Saudi Arabia on Thursday signed a Memorandum of Understanding (MoU) with Bangladesh to set up a 3,600 MW LNG-based power plant


Apple economy latest casualty in strife-torn Kashmir Apple economy latest casualty in strife-torn Kashmir

Losses are mounting as insurgent groups pressure pickers, traders and drivers to shun the industry to protest an Indian government crackdown


Sanofi confirms exit plan, employees demand job security Sanofi employees demand job security

French pharmaceutical giant Sanofi has started a hunt for a “partner” to sell its stake in Bangladesh, confirming its exit after operating 60 years in the country


App-based bicycle service ‘JoBike’ starts journey at DU App-based bicycle service ‘JoBike’ starts journey at DU

Bangladesh’s first mobile application based bicycle service ‘JoBike’ today started its journey on Dhaka University


Australia wants trade deals with Hong Kong, Indonesia, Peru Australia wants trade deals with Hong Kong, Indonesia, Peru

Australian Trade Minister Simon Birmingham says the Hong Kong treaty supports its unique status within China


Bangladesh now a ‘perfect platform of innovation’: FM Bangladesh now a ‘perfect platform of innovation’: FM

The Foreign Minister made the remarks while addressing the inaugural session of a three-day first-ever ‘Digital Device and Innovation Expo-2019


Trump imposes sanctions on Turkey Trump imposes sanctions on Turkey

Trump in a letter to Speaker Nancy Pelosi of the US House of Representatives has declared the Turkey issue a national emergency


Former BBC News presenter receives ‘Businesswoman of the year Awarad’ Tasmin Lucia-Khan receives ‘Businesswoman of the year Awarad’

Former BBC News TV presenter, Tasmin Lucia-Khan is an Oxford graduate with a Masters degree in Politics, Philosophy and Economics


Onion prices to become normal at end of October, says Commerce Minister Tipu Munshi Onion prices to become normal at end of October: Minister

He also threatens to go tougher if any businessman found guilty in hoarding onions


"Made in China" shines in Nepal

Leading Chinese air conditioner supplier Gree have in recent years seen an amazing sales jump in Nepal


Surplus electricity boosts businessmen’s confidence: Secretary Surplus electricity boosts businessmen’s confidence: Secretary

Defending the surplus electricity generation, Power Secretary Dr Ahmad Kaikaus has said it has boosted the confidence of businessmen to set up industries


India may restrict imports of palm oil, other goods from Malaysia: Report India may restrict imports of palm oil from Malaysia

India, the world’s biggest importer of edible oils, is planning to substitute Malaysian palm oil with supplies of edible oils from countries


US postpones next tariff hike after China US postpones next tariff hike after China

The US is due to raise tariffs on some Chinese goods to 30% next week


OPEC oil production drops after attacks on Saudi installations OPEC oil production drops after attacks on Saudi installations

The Organization for the Petroleum Exporting Countries said its production fell to an average of 28.49 million barrels per day 


China complains about US visa restrictions

China complains about US visa restrictions

The sanctions announces Monday restrict sales of US technology to a group of Chinese companies working on facial recognition, artificial intelligence


PRAN bags $5.2m export orders from Germany fair PRAN bags $5.2m export orders from Germany fair

PRAN, a local food processor bagged $5.2million export orders from at Anuga-2019, a food and beverage exhibition


Apple removes Hong Kong map app after Chinese criticism Apple removes Hong Kong map app

The company says HKmap.live violated local law and Apple guidelines


Samsung predicts profit decline as chip market swoons Samsung predicts profit decline as chip market swoons

South Korea's biggest company is suffering from the slowdown in its core industry, though analysts say the demand will likely revive as next-generation networks are rolled out


BMW to recall defective vehicles in China BMW to recall defective vehicles in China

The defect may cause the module to shut off high-voltage power to the drive system and result in a loss of propulsion, posing safety risks, says the statement


US unemployment rate falls to 50-year low of 3.5% US jobless rate falls to 50-year low

The Labor Department figures showed that the rate fell to 3.5% in September from 3.7%, with the economy adding 136,000 jobs last month


Bangladesh seeks Nigerian investment
Bangladesh seeks Nigerian investment

Nigeria is the largest economy of Africa and 6th largest producer of oil in the world with a population of 200 million people


Hili land port to remain shut for 7 days for Durga Puja Hili land port to remain shut for 7 days for Durga Puja

Exporter and Customs Clearing Agents Association Secretary Sanjit Majumder said they have dicided to shut trade through the port from October 5 to 11


55 trucks of Indian onion enter Bangladesh 55 trucks of Indian onion enter Bangladesh

The onion is being imported under a special system during the Durga Puja holiday


Trade row hits Japanese car sales in South Korea Trade row hits Japanese car sales in South Korea

Tensions between the two sides have sparked boycotts of some Japanese goods in South Korea


PM urges India-Bangladesh businessmen to work for mutual benefits PM urges India-Bangladesh businessmen to work for mutual benefits

The premier simultaneously urges the Indian businessmen to step up with investment in special economic zones and high-tech parks in Bangladesh

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