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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


China removes import duties on 28 medicines; India to get boost China removes import duties on 28 medicines

China has exempted import tariffs for 28 drugs, including all cancer drugs, from May 1


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

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