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    Govt to address loopholes in new RMG wage structure after polls: minister

    Staff Correspondent | Updated at 12:00am on December 16, 2018

    The government on Saturday announced that the inconsistency, if any, in the newly announced wage structure for the readymade garment workers would be solved after the national elections scheduled for December 30....

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    Govt gives nod to further cut on RMG export tax to 0.25pc

    Staff Correspondent | Updated at 12:00am on December 16, 2018

    Readymade garment exporters are set to receive a huge tax benefit just before the national elections as the government has decided to reduce the rate of source tax on export earnings further by 58 per cent....

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    Boeing opens first 737 plant in China amid US-Sino trade war

    Reuters . Zhoushan | Updated at 12:00am on December 16, 2018

    Boeing Co opened its first 737 completion plant in China on Saturday, a strategic investment aimed at building a sales lead over arch-rival Airbus in one of the world’s top travel markets that has been overshadowed by the US-China trade war....

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    ‘Indira Gandhi 2.0’: RBI coup a sign of Modi’s authoritarian ways

    Reuters . New Delhi | Updated at 12:00am on December 16, 2018

    When Reserve Bank of India (RBI) governor Urjit Patel abruptly resigned on Monday, it stunned many people in government and business circles....

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    Trump says ‘big’ China deal possible after US pressure

    Agence France-Presse . Washington | Updated at 12:00am on December 16, 2018

    President Donald Trump on Friday predicted a major US-China trade deal in the near future, saying that Beijing’s negotiating position had been weakened by the impact of the tariffs war between the world’s top two economies....

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    4 firms allowed to launch mobile app-based calling service

    Staff Correspondent | Updated at 12:00am on December 15, 2018

    Bangladesh Telecommunication Regulatory Commission has allowed four internet protocol telephony service providers (IPTSP) to launch mobile phone application-based calling service amid concern about misuse of the service for international call termination....

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    Stockbrokers, investors lament 8yrs of market decay

    Mostafizur Rahman | Updated at 12:00am on December 15, 2018

    Stockbrokers and investors have expressed their disappointment over the country’s capital market that has been suffering a downward trend since the year of market crash (2010-11), eroding the capital of thousands of investors....

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    Broiler chicken price rises, vegetables stable

    Staff Correspondent | Updated at 12:00am on December 15, 2018

    The price of broiler chicken went up in the city’s kitchen markets over the week ending Friday due to a supply shortage of the item, traders said....

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    Ghosn family removes items from jailed auto exec’s Rio apartment

    Agence France-Presse . Rio de Janeiro | Updated at 12:00am on December 15, 2018

    Family members of Carlos Ghosn, the auto executive jailed in Japan on financial misconduct allegations, have entered an apartment he used in Rio de Janeiro and removed items, according to Nissan....

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    Eurozone growth shudders on trade worries, French protests

    Agence France-Presse . Paris | Updated at 12:00am on December 15, 2018

    Global trade war fears and disruptions caused by anti-government protests in France pushed business growth in the eurozone to a four-year low in December, an influential survey showed Friday, raising concerns the region’s economy might stall....

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