Afghan men and boys harvest cotton in a field at Daman district of Kandahar province on Tuesday. – Photo by AFP
Shops owners wait for customers where shops in Southeast Asia's largest textile shopping center were forced to close and some were even leased and resold at Tanah Abang Market in Jakarta on Wednesday. Indonesian President Joko Widodo said new regulation on social media commerce could be passed soon, as Jakarta aims to rein in sales on tech platforms it says are harming local businesses. Laws in the archipelago nation do not cover sales through social media platforms such as TikTok, Facebook or Instagram, but officials in recent weeks have called for social media and e-commerce to be decoupled, taking aim at platforms they say engage in monopolistic practices. – Photo by AFP
Chittagong Stock Exchange PLC Managing Director (Acting) Md Ghulam Faruque presents a bouquet to newly-elected Managing Director of Dhaka Stock Exchange Dr ATM Tariquzzaman at a function in the capital on Wednesday.
Mercantile Bank PLC Executive Vice-President Md Enayet Ullah poses for a photograph with the participants of a conference at Noa Convention Centre at Maijdee in Noakhali recently.