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How US-China trade deal achieved a little but left out a lot

Washington, (AP/UNB) December 14, 2019 – The limited trade deal that the Trump administration and Beijing announced Friday means Americans will avoid a holiday tax increase on imported toys, clothing and smartphones. U.S. farmers can sell more soybeans and pork to China. And American companies should face less pressure to hand over trade secrets to Beijing. Read More »

IBBL opens its 353 rd Branch at College Gate of Tongi

Islami Bank Bangladesh Limited inaugurated its 353 rd Branch as College Gate Branch at College Gate, Tongi, Gazipur on 12 December 2019, Thursday. Md. Mahbub ul Alam,Managing Director & CEO of the Bank inaugurated the branch as chief guest. Muhammad Qaisar Ali, Additional Managing Director of the Bank presided over the program. Md.Aminur Rahman, Executive Vice President & Head of ... Read More »

People who coined the phrase ‘Leave no one behind’

Mostafa Kamal Majumder The Workability International Asia will have its next annual general meeting on in Dhaka in November 2020, it was decided at a board meeting of the organisation held on 25-26 November at the Bangladesh Pratibandhi Kalyan Samity (BPKS) complex in the Dakhskin Khan area, on the Northeastern fringe of the metropolitan city of Dhaka. The programme was ... Read More »

Amari Dhaka launches a New Friday Getaway

Dhaka, December 2019 – Looking for a bubble of warmth and serenity in this long grey winter. Amari Dhaka is bringing a relaxing Friday getaway for you and your loved ones. Rejuvenate with ‘Weekend Paradise’ package and enjoy 5-star comfort with impeccable service and feel the stress of the week melt away. Read More »

‘We all must step up’ joint action on disability inclusion

8 December 2019 – SDGs – The international community has agreed truly ground-breaking frameworks to advance the rights of persons with disabilities, including in the context of development, but there remains a significant gap between these ambitions and the reality experienced daily by millions of persons with disabilities, UN Deputy Secretary-General Amina Mohammed told a conference in Doha on Saturday. Read More »

UN adopts resolution on natural fibres including jute

Bangladesh’s resolution entitled “Natural Plant Fibres and Sustainable Development” has been adopted by consensus in the plenary of the second committee of the 74th session of the UNGA. The resolution was tabled in September 2019 in this committee and adopted on Thursday, said the Bangladesh Mission at the UN. After several rounds of exhilarating as well as contentious negotiations, the ... Read More »