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Chief executives in Singapore and around the globe are bullish about the global economy over the next three

Plucking tea leaves changes fortune of 9,000 women

Some 9,000 unemployed rural women have changed their fate by plucking green tea- leaves in tea gardens of

US slaps heavy duties on Chinese steel shipped from Vietnam

The US Commerce Department on Monday slapped steep import duties on steel products from Vietnam that originated in

64 including drug traders arrested

Police, in special drives arrested 64 persons including 32 drug traders from different areas of the district in

Human hauler driver stabbed dead

A human hauler driver was stabbed to death by unidentified miscreants at Bheripara intersection in the city on

Mango starts appearing in northern markets

Mango, the juicy and delicious fruit of the summer season, has started appearing in the markets of Rajshahi

Man found dead

Police recovered the body of a shopkeeper from Adgram village in Baraigram upazila on Tuesday morning. The deceased

China launches satellite to explore dark side of moon

China launched a relay satellite early on Monday designed to establish a communication link between earth and a

Nippon Steel says solid demand mutes impact of US duties

Strong global demand has helped cushion the impact on Nippon Steel & Sumitomo Metal Corp of new US

Nepal-China joint venture starts trial production of cement

Hongshi-Shivam Cement PrivateĀ  Limited, a Nepal-China joint venture, started trial cement production in Nepal starting from Friday, a

US to tackle 'Wild West' internet with new laws

Britain will tackle "the Wild West elements" on the internet from cyberbullying to online child exploitation by introducing

Taiwan's online sales expanding fast: Report

A total of 92,667 Taiwanese companies were involved in e-commerce in 2016, an increase of 38.6 percent from

Macao has 27 banks, more than 6,000 employees

There were a total of 27 banks in China's Macao Special Administrative Region (SAR), with 6,239 full-time employees

Tea workers demand Tk 300 daily wage

The Sylhet unit of Bangladesh Tea Workers Federation is demanding Tk 300 as the daily wage of tea

Panchhari bazaar closes for UPDF's extortion

Vendors of Panchhari bazaar in Khagrachhari have stopped selling goods from Sunday raising an allegation of extortion demanded

Service delivery to eradicate maternal mortality stressed

Proper service delivery along with ensuring treatment and nursing supports can be the vital means of eradicate maternal

41 including two Jamaat men held

Police, in special drives arrested 41 persons including two activists of Jamaat-E-Islami and four drug traders from different

2 bodies recovered in Savar

Police recovered two bodies in separate incidents in Savar on Monday. The bodies of two people were recovered

Two electrocuted in Gaibandha

Two people died from electrocution at Ballamjhar village in Sadar upazila on Monday. The deceased were identified as

Chinatown Plaza sold en bloc for $260m

Chinatown Plaza has been sold for $260 million to a property unit affiliated to Singapore-based RGE (Royal Golden

Scientists explore DNA secrets of lizards

A group of lizards inhabiting the island of New Guinea boasts one of the most exotic traits of

US sanctions on Iran threaten vital Afghanistan trade project

US President Donald Trump's decision to pull out of the Iran nuclear accord and re-impose sanctions on Tehran

EU could compensate firms hit by US sanctions

France is looking to see if the European Union could compensate European companies that might be facing sanctions

Leading indicator points to steady export growth

China's exports are expected to maintain steady growth in the coming two or three months, according to official

China agrees to import more from US

China has agreed to significantly increase its purchases of US goods and services, the two countries said on

National unity depends on land reform'

South African President Cyril Ramaphosa on Saturday urged greater progress in land redistribution for the sake of national

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