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Death by overwork: Japan's 100-hour overtime cap sparks anger

TOKYO, April 19, 2017 (BSS/AFP) - Workaholic Japan has unveiled its first- ever plan to limit overtime, but critics want to give it the boot, saying an "outrageous" 100-hour-a-month cap will do noth...More...

Moody's affirms Bangladesh's Ba3 rating; maintains stable outlook

DHAKA, April 18, 2017 (BSS) - Moody's Investors Service ("Moody's") has affirmed the Government of Bangladesh's Ba3 issuer and senior unsecured ratings and maintained ...More...

Faisal Ahmed appointed as BB's chief economist

DHAKA, April 18, 2017 (BSS) - Bangladesh Bank (BB) has recently
appointed Faisal Ahmed as its chief economist.

Earlier, Ahmed served as senior economic adviser to the BB Governor, s...More...

Fall in prices on large-cap drives stocks down

DHAKA, April 18, 2017 (BSS) - The Stock markets plunged further on Tuesday after showing a recovery trend on Monday due mainly to fall in prices on large-cap securities. All the indices at Dhaka a...More...

More silk exports stressed for making economy vibrant

RAJSHAHI, April 18, 2017 (BSS): Emphasis should be given on promoting more silk export from the region for making its economy vibrant coupled with elevating its socio-economic condition through ear...More...

Gold price opens lower in Hong Kong

HONG KONG, April 18,2017 (BSS/Xinhua) - The gold price in Hong Kong went down 20 Hong Kong dollars to open at 11,910 dollars per tael on Tuesday, according to the Chin...More...