Rakuten Inc has expanded the coverage area of the Rakuten EXPRESS door-to-door delivery service to include the 14 cities of Fuchu, Chofu, Nishitokyo, Mitaka, Kodaira, Hino, Musashino, Tachikawa,...Full News..
Japan's major oil wholesalers are preparing to suspend crude oil imports from Iran in October, amid fears Washington will sanction countries importing Iranian crude, local media reported...Full News..
Brexit campaigner Arron Banks denied on Sunday ever receiving Russian money or assistance for the campaign to leave the European Union. The Sunday Times, citing emails it received from a...Full News..
Japan Airlines Co Ltd hopes to expand the fleet of a new low-cost carrier by two jets a year after it launches in mid-2020, a director of the airline said on Monday, as it takes on rival ANA Holdings...Full News..
FILE - In this Aug. 25, 2011 file photo, Gibson Guitar CEO Henry Juszkiewicz speaks at the plant in Nashville, Tenn. The maker of the Gibson guitar, an omnipresent icon in American rock ‘n’ roll,...Full News..
CHARLESTON, United States- The sparkling new Boeing 787s bound for China Southern Airlines and Air China are waiting to be delivered, but the prospect of a trade war could make for a less rosy...Full News..
R A Sujon: The Organization for Economic Cooperation and Development on Tuesday raised its forecasts for the global economy for 2018 and 2019, factoring in the impact of tax cuts...Full News..
There’ll be no need for fancy fake lakes at the next G7 summit that Canada hosts in picturesque Charlevoix, Quebec, because this year’s global gathering will be nestled in rolling hills that...Full News..
ABU DHABI: Oil producers are expected to unanimously extend a production cut accord later this month but its duration is being discussed, the UAE energy minister said on Monday. "I think this...Full News..
The government has cleared a proposal to buy 50,000 tonnes rice from a Thai company through international tender. The cabinet committee on government purchase approved the proposal to buy the...Full News..
The Bank of Japan's latest delay in reaching its 2 percent inflation target despite more than four years of aggressive monetary easing has thrown Governor Haruhiko Kuroda's chances at a new term into...Full News..
Cake and conversation, it seems, can go only so far to mend longstanding economic rifts between the United States and China. Three months after President Donald Trump and his Chinese counterpart,...Full News..
A U.S. court held off a decision Friday as to whether to grant Western Digital Corp. an injunction to block Toshiba Corp.'s chip unit sale. The Superior Court of California set another hearing on...Full News..
At least 15 Conservative MPs are in talks with Labour about a deal which could keep Britain signed up to free movement after Britain leaves the European Union, the Telegraph can disclose. The Tory...Full News..
Asian shares were mixed on Wednesday as investors eyed U.S. political risks and cues about the direction of monetary policy from the Federal Reserve chair. KEEPING SCORE: Japan's Nikkei 225 fell...Full News..
The government of South Australia announced on Friday that U.S. company Tesla has been selected to build the "world's largest lithium-ion battery", in an attempt to ease the state of its crippling...Full News..
Street closed out the final day of the second quarter with slight gains after a broad rally faded in the last few minutes of trading Friday. The Dow Jones industrial average and the Standard &...Full News..
The Investor AB and the ABB Sweden, the two leading Swedish companies, on Friday expressed their keenness to work for the development of the power and readymade garments (RMG) sectors in...Full News..
Qatar Airways announced on Sunday its net profits rose to $540 million in its latest financial disclosure before the airline took a hit and was blocked from flying to major Arab states. The...Full News..
Finance Minister AMA Muhith on Thursday proposed the biggest-ever national budget for fiscal year 2017-18 of Tk 400266 crore saying he is placing this budget at a ‘historic juncture’ of economic...Full News..
Asian Development Bank or ADB has awarded three of its best performing project teams in Bangladesh as part of its "efforts to promote efficient project implementation." "The project teams were...Full News..
TOKYO — An estimated 890,000 new recruits at companies, public offices and other organizations across Japan marked their first day at work Monday, the first business day of the country’s new...Full News..
TOKYO —The demise of the Trans-Pacific Partnership is slowing momentum for Asian economic integration, threatening to undermine the growth potential of Japanese manufacturers. Japanese auto,...Full News..
Bangladesh Energy Regulatory Commission (BERC) has announced fresh hike of gas prices by 22.7 percent on average. The commission made the announcement at a press briefing at BERC Head Office in...Full News..
Prime Minister Shinzo Abe says he hopes that new government-business initiative, called “Premium Friday,” will boost economic consumption. Abe met Wednesday with the government’s Council on...Full News..
Japan last year logged its biggest annual current-account surplus since the 2008 financial crisis, figures showed Wednesday, as the country’s prime minister prepares to meet protectionist-leaning...Full News..
Japan’s household spending fell in December for the 10th consecutive month, the government said Tuesday, the latest in a series of blows to the nation’s faltering growth plan. Prime Minister...Full News..
Japan on Wednesday reported its first annual trade surplus since the 2011 Fukushima nuclear disaster sent the country’s energy import bills soaring. The government trade data showed imports in...Full News..
HundiA crackdown across Dubai unearthed an illegal money transfer racket run by 25 shops, the Department of Economic Development (DED) revealed on Saturday, reports the Gulf News. The shop...Full News..
Nissan will review the case for future investment in Britain when the terms of the country’s departure from the European Union finally become clear, the Japanese carmaker’s Chief Executive Carlos...Full News..
The eight richest people on the planet are worth more than the combined wealth of half the world’s population. The eight men, from Bill Gates to Michael Bloomberg, owning as much wealth as 3. 6...Full News..
An Indian Railway rake containing 2,281 tons of High-Speed Diesel (HSD) has been to dispatched from the state of the Assam's Siliguri to Parbitipur Depot of Bangladesh Petroleum Corporation on...Full News..
U.S. President-elect Donald Trump has trained his sights on Toyota in his latest effort to badger a company into building its products in the U.S. rather than Mexico. Trump tweeted Thursday that...Full News..
Japan is finally starting to seriously seek ways to curb excessive work hours, with the overwork-related suicide of a young employee spotlighting a long-standing issue that has always been in...Full News..
Despite a marked rise in the country’s lobour migration this year, its remittance flow has declined by about 11 percent compared to the previous year, says a new study. The study, which was...Full News..
The Japanese government has placed a high priority on narrowing the gap in pay and benefits between regular and contract employees as this will raise productivity and consumer spending, said...Full News..
China ended a major annual economic meeting Friday with promises to liberalise investment in state-owned sectors, control real estate speculation and improve the “flexibility” of the yuan’s...Full News..
Outgoing United Nations Secretary General Ban Ki-moon suggests that he may run for president of South Korea after his 10-year-long tenure at the world body ends early next year. Mr Ban's term as...Full News..
Tokyo regained its top spot among the world’s most expensive cities for expatriates for the first time since 2012 as the yen rose. London fell out of the top 100 after Brexit crushed the...Full News..
Director-General of the International Labour Organisation (ILO) Guy Ryder praised the progress made by Bangladesh to improve labor and industrial safety condition in Bangladesh. ‘Since 2013,...Full News..
Bangladesh government-appointed panel investigating the cyber-heist of $81 million from its central bank in February found five officials at the bank were guilty of negligence and carelessness, the...Full News..
Nissan Motor Co. is testing self-driving cars at one of its plants in Japan that can tow vehicles on a trailer to the wharf for loading on transport ships. The Japanese automaker thinks the...Full News..
Huawei is a Chinese multinational telecommunications company with presence in more than 170 countries. One-third of the world’s population are said to be using Huawei products and...Full News..
A high-level Bangladesh delegation tried to meet Philippine president Rodrigo Duterte on Monday seeking compensation from Rizal Commercial Banking Corp for abetting transfer of $81 million stolen...Full News..
Germany's flagship airline Lufthansa said 830 domestic and European flights were being scrapped on Friday, affecting more than than 100,000 passengers, on the third day of a strike by pilots...Full News..
President-elect Trump took to YouTube on Monday to reaffirm his agenda for the first 100 days, including withdrawing from the Trans-Pacific Partnership. “My agenda will be based on a single core...Full News..
The country received $392.40 million in remittance in the first 11 days of the current month of November. Bangladesh Bank statistics show maximum remittance came through private commercial banks...Full News..
The government will use indelible ink like during elections to prevent people from making more than the permissible number of times cash withdrawal from bank counters, it was announced on...Full News..
As is customary in presidential elections, Prime Minister Malcolm Turnbull called to congratulate US President-elect Donald Trump, remarking that he's a deal maker and pragmatist. It wouldn't...Full News..
As competition heats up back home, Japanese utilities are looking to Southeast Asia for growth, and using Singapore as the point of entry. A hub of the natural resource business in Asia, the...Full News..
Japan's industry ministry has proposed having new power providers help pay for compensating victims of the 2011 Fukushima Daiichi disaster and scrapping nuclear reactors, as big utilities struggle to...Full News..
The Asian Development Bank (ADB) will provide US$ 8 billion to Bangladesh in five years to help implement its ongoing 7th 5-year plan (2016-2020). This was revealed at ADB's Bangladesh Country...Full News..
The European Union and Canada have signed a long-delayed landmark trade deal, following weeks of uncertainty due to opposition in Belgium. The deal was signed in Brussels by Canadian Prime...Full News..
The top executive overseeing connected vehicles at Nissan and Renault believes the benefits of developing a common technology for connectivity within the Japanese and French auto partnership outweigh...Full News..
Canada’s trade minister said on Saturday it was up to the European Union to save a free trade deal that is being blocked by opposition from Belgium’s French-speaking region. Chrystia Freeland...Full News..
Consumers are looking for new ways to add a personal touch when it comes to gifts for birthdays, weddings or other special occasions. Over and above simply choosing the way gifts are wrapped or...Full News..
World Bank President Jim Yong Kim talking to reporters at its Dhaka office at Agargaon in the capital, on Tuesday (October 18, 2016) Dhaka: World Bank President Jim Yong Kim on Tuesday pledged...Full News..
VLADIVOSTOK, Russia —Japanese Prime Minister Shinzo Abe and Russian President Vladimir Putin on Saturday spoke of their joint resolve to settle once and for all a territorial row over a string of...Full News..
TOKYO — The Japanese government plans to encourage the operators of child care facilities to raise the monthly salaries of underpaid staff in a bid to tackle the country’s chronic shortage of...Full News..