Better skills to produce more jobs in apparel: WB

Bangladesh can create millions of jobs in its garment sector by raising productivity of people and improving social and environmental compliance, the World Bank said in a study yesterday.


ADB vows to fight money laundering

The Asian Development Bank yesterday said it will follow a ‘zero tolerance’ policy against corruption, tax evasion and money laundering.

Muhith calls for national food plan

Finance Minister AMA Muhith has urged the food and agriculture ministries to prepare a coordinated National Food Plan with the view to ensuring food security for all.

Tax waiver extended for twin bourses

Dhaka and Chittagong stock exchanges will get a full tax waiver for the current fiscal year too.

Future of scandal-hit Mitsubishi Motors in doubt -- again

Sales are falling off a cliff. Its reputation is in tatters. And even its top executive is talking about whether the automaker will survive.

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