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Arrest warrant issued for Macau junket mogul Chau

Dhaka, Nov. 27 -- Wenzhou, a city in eastern China, has issued an arrest warrant for Macau junket mogul Alvin Chau, accusing him of operating gambling activities in mainland China. Chau is the founde... Read More


UN endorsement and transition strategy

Dhaka, Nov. 27 -- The UN endorsement for Bangladesh's graduation to a developing country is sure to stir up joy and excitement among all sections of people. With the UN General Assembly (UNGA) adoptin... Read More


US imposes travel ban from eight African countries over new coronavirus variant

Dhaka, Nov. 27 -- The United States will bar entry to most travelers from eight southern African countries starting on Monday, after a potentially more-contagious new coronavirus variant was identifie... Read More


Film to flip script on migration

Dhaka, Nov. 27 -- The last thing Aissata Ndiaye remembers before waking up in a Moroccan hospital was shivering helplessly while watching her friend Khadija - a young mother - drift away in the Medite... Read More


DSCC cleaning staff Harun remanded over death of Notre Dame College student

Dhaka, Nov. 27 -- A Dhaka court on Saturday placed Dhaka South City Corporation(DSCC) cleaning staff Md Harun on a two-day remand in a case filed in connection with the death of a Notre Dame College s... Read More


South Africa says travel bans after detecting new variant affects its economy

Dhaka, Nov. 27 -- South Africa said on Saturday it was being punished for its advanced ability to detect new COVID-19 variants early, like travel bans and restrictions imposed after detecting the new ... Read More


Plastic sector's exports rise by 15pc

Dhaka, Nov. 27 -- The country's plastic manufacturing sector has been maintaining a steady growth over the years against the backdrop of growing demand for plastic products in domestic and internation... Read More


WTO postpones 12th ministerial conference indefinitely

Dhaka, Nov. 27 -- World Trade Organization (WTO) has postponed the 12th Ministerial Conference (MC12) for an indefinite period amidst the upsurge in Covid-19 cases. No date has been set for the resch... Read More


'Bangladesh should strongly uphold maritime dispute in international forum'

Dhaka, Nov. 27 -- Terming that fixing the sea territorial boundaries with India on the continental shelf is a settled issue, speakers at a function said India's new claim is a violation of internation... Read More


NBR not to extend deadline for income tax return submission

Dhaka, Nov. 27 -- The National Board of Revenue (NBR) has decided against extending the deadline for income tax return submission despite hopes of an extension amid the coronavirus pandemic. Citizens... Read More