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    10 exporters face Turkish duty on synthetic yarn export

    Staff Correspondent | Updated at 02:29am on October 22, 2018

    Ten local exporters may face anti-circumvention duty on export of synthetic yarn to Turkey as the companies did not respond to an investigation initiated by the country in this connection....

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    Nearly half of MNP requests rejected in first 18 days

    | Updated at 02:30am on October 22, 2018

    Forty-three per cent or 20,255 requests made by mobile phone subscribers for availing themselves of mobile number portability service were rejected on different grounds in the first 18 days of the MNP service launch....

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    PM inaugurates MNP service formally

    Bangladesh Sangbad Sangstha . Dhaka | Updated at 02:32am on October 22, 2018

    Prime minister Sheikh Hasina on Sunday assured that her government would take all necessary steps for keeping pace with the changing world and said that she was dedicating her present to the young generation for building their beautiful future....

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    Dhaka stocks slump as polls-centric wariness grips market

    Staff Correspondent | Updated at 02:33am on October 22, 2018

    Dhaka stocks on Sunday slumped with a fall in the share prices of two-thirds of the traded scrips as investors went for selling shares heavily amid polls-centric cautiousness....

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    Guidelines on mobile tower radiation not yet finalised

    Staff Correspondent | Updated at 12:00am on October 21, 2018

    Bangladesh Telecommunication Regulatory Commission is yet to finalise the guidelines on limiting radiation from base transceiver stations of mobile phone operators even eight months after the draft was prepared....

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    Japan’s ageing rice farmers face uncertain future

    Agence France-Presse . Kazo, Japan | Updated at 04:00am on October 22, 2018

    A crop once deemed so important it served as a form of currency, Japanese rice has fallen out of favour with younger, westernised consumers, in a shift that has left ageing farmers struggling for survival....

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    Older Americans delay, or defy, retirement

    Agence France-Presse . Washington | Updated at 03:30am on October 22, 2018

    They tidy the baggage carts in airports, they sell clothes or work as cashiers in supermarkets at an age when their peers have long ago retired....

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    Germany urges global minimum tax for digital giants

    Agence France-Presse . Frankfurt am Main | Updated at 03:06am on October 22, 2018

    German finance minister Olaf Scholz said in an interview for publication Sunday he backed a global minimum fiscal regime for multinationals as Europe looks to levy tax notably on US tech giants....