The United States Agency for International Development or USAID will provide $18 million for factory upgrades in the garment industry.
A high-powered team from the United States Trade Representative, the chief trade negotiation body of the American government, will visit Bangladesh soon to monitor workplace safety progress,
Women can become successful entrepreneurs if they have determination, a solid plan and easy access to bank loans, bank officials and businesswomen said in a dialogue yesterday.
China has announced tougher rules on trading stock index futures and foreign exchange derivatives as it seeks to steady jittery markets whose weakness has raised concern over the health of the world'
World finance ministers and central bankers gather in Turkey this weekend to grapple with the fallout of slowing growth in China, tanking emerging economies and panicked global stock markets.
Nobel laureate Prof Muhammad Yunus attends a Social Business Day programme, organised by Yunus Centre, at Bangabandhu International Conference Centre in Dhaka yesterday. Photo: Star
The resort, built at an investment of Tk 504 crore, will open its doors to guests next month. Photo: Star