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Saturday, September 21, 2019

Lloyds facing up to £1.8bn in fresh PPI costs

Lloyds Banking Group is facing an extra bill of up to £1.8bn to cover a late rush of claims for the mis-selling of Payment...

Will Brexit hit Britain’s fresh vegetable supplies?

While uncertainty hangs over the future of the UK's relationship with the EU, the European ports which send millions of tonnes of goods to...

China exports fall in August as US trade war bites

China's exports unexpectedly fell in August as shipments to the US slowed sharply, adding to worries about the effects of the two nations' trade war. China...

WB: Absence of well-functioning authority hampers access to basic needs

Absence of a well functioning local government institution in Bangladesh seriously constrained access to quality education, healthcare, safe drinking water and sanitation, particularly in...

State minister: Delta Plan implementation must for becoming developed nation

State Minister for Shipping Khalid Mahmud Chowdhury has said the dream of becoming a developed country will only come true when the Bangladesh Delta...

Bangladesh must negotiate more for BRI opportunities: Speakers

Speakers at a conference on Sunday emphasised negotiation with China about opportunities of Belt and Road Initiative (BRI) since it is very important for...

Youths urged to invest in promoting Jamdani

Speakers at a seminar on Saturday called upon young generation to be innovative entrepreneurs to promote the country’s Jamdani sarees, an intangible cultural heritage...

H&M halts leather purchases from Brazil after Amazon wildfires

H&M, the world's second-biggest fashion retailer, said on Thursday it had stopped purchasing leather from Brazil for the time being due to environmental concerns...

Dhaka wants to strengthen business link with Colombo

Foreign Minister Dr AK Abdul Momen has met Sri Lankan Foreign Minister Tilak Marapana and discussed various areas of bilateral cooperation with particular focus...

Lebanon keen to sign PTA to boost trade ties with Bangladesh

Lebanon has expressed its interest to strengthen further the trade ties with Bangladesh through signing the Preferential Trade Agreement (PTA). Bangladesh Ambassador to Lebanon Abdul...