US hikes tariffs on Chinese goods, China says to strike back

US President Donald Trump is tariff increase to 25% on $200 billion worth of Chinese goods took effect on Friday, and Beijing said it would strike back, ratcheting up tensions as

Statue of Bangabandhu similar to ‘Statue of Liberty’ to be erected in Cox’s Bazar

A statue of Bangabandhu Sheikh Mujibur Rahman in the mould of the Statue of Liberty in the US will be constructed to commemorate his birth centenary, said Minister for Liberation

SANEM questions Bangladesh GDP growth forecast for fiscal 2018-19

South Asian Network on Economic Modeling or SANEM, a non-profit research organisation, has questioned the current fiscal year’s 8.13 percent economic growth projection.

Ex-Sonagazi OC Moazzem Hossain suspended for negligence in Nusrat case

Moazzem has been transferred to the DIG’s office in Rangpur after a probe found that he had mishandled the case, Assistant Inspector General (Media) of Police Sohel Rana told

Export earnings growth slows down in April

The country’s export earnings in April posted a paltry growth of 2.69 per cent year-on-year, falling short of the government target. Although, export earnings in April

US-Mexico border detentions top 100,000 for 2nd month in a row

The number of migrants detained entering the United States from Mexico without documents in April topped 100,000 for the second month in a row, US border officials said

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