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Pathao resumes car services in Dhaka

Pathao officially resumed its car services from Thursday with almost 2,000 four-wheelers after a break of three months due to coronavirus pandemic. Earlier, due to strict stance of the Bangladesh Road Transport Authority (BRTA) of enlisting vehicles with both the...

The US House of Representatives passed legislation on Wednesday that would penalise banks doing business with Chinese officials who implement a national security law that House Speaker Nancy Pelosi called a “brutal, sweeping crackdown” on Hong Kong. The measure passed by unanimous consent, reflecting concern in Washington over China’s enactment of a security law seen as ending the autonomy that allowed the former British colony to thrive as an international financial centre. The US Senate passed similar legislation last week, but under congressional rules the bill must return to the Senate and be passed there before being sent to the White House for President Donald Trump to sign into law or veto. Earlier, Pelosi made an unusual appearance at a...

June sees 100 incidents of labour unrest over wage

The country's six industrial zones witnessed more than 100 incidents of labour unrests in June mainly over non-payment of wages, official data reveals. Besides, workers of some 1,004 factories are yet to get the wages for the month of May...