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    RMG workers’ children to get edn aid from central fund

    Staff Correspondent | Updated at 12:00am on September 23, 2018

    Nearly 200 children of readymade garment workers are going to receive education assistance from the RMG sector central fund next month, according to labour ministry officials....

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    Prices of atta make sudden jump

    Staff Correspondent | Updated at 12:00am on September 23, 2018

    Prices of atta rise suddenly in the city’s markets over the past week, after remaining stable for months, with the traders claiming that the prices of wheat increased on the global....

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    WB vice president due today

    Bangladesh Sangbad Sangstha . Dhaka | Updated at 12:00am on September 23, 2018

    World Bank (WB) vice president for the South Asia Region Hartwig Schafer arrives in Dhaka today to further deepen the longstanding partnership between Bangladesh and the World Bank Group and discuss about the way of helping the country to cope with the Rohingya crisis....

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    Bug in cake gives Ikea India fresh embarrassment

    Agence France-Presse . Mumbai | Updated at 12:00am on September 23, 2018

    Ikea’s first store in India faced a fresh sticky problem on Friday after a customer said he found an insect emerging from chocolate cake served to his daughter at the outlet’s 1,000-seater cafeteria....

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    Stocks fall for 3rd week on cautious trading

    Staff Correspondent | Updated at 12:00am on September 23, 2018

    Dhaka stocks dipped for the third consecutive week as investors continued with their cautious approach amid political uncertainties ahead of national election....

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    Walmart warns Trump tariffs may force price hikes

    Reuters | Updated at 12:00am on September 23, 2018

    Walmart Inc said that it may hike prices of products if the Trump administration imposes a tariff on Chinese imports, according to a letter the company wrote to US Trade Representative Robert Lighthizer two weeks ago and seen by Reuters on Thursday....

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    As new iPhones go on sale, studies reveal chips from Intel and Toshiba

    Reuters . San Francisco | Updated at 12:00am on September 23, 2018

    Apple Inc’s latest iPhones hit stores around the world on Friday, featuring components made by Intel Corp and Toshiba among others, according to two firms that cracked open the iPhone Xs and Xs Max models....

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    For bold Chinese buyers of soybeans, bargain US prices trump trade war

    Reuters . Xian/Beijing | Updated at 12:00am on September 23, 2018

    At least two cargoes of US soybeans are heading for China as some buyers are willing to risk taking up historically cheap US beans even amid worries that Beijing may take further steps to deter imports amid mounting trade tensions with Washington....

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