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Over 1,700 covered vans registered in Jan-June

The number of covered van registration in the country stood at 1,758 in the first six months of the current calendar year alone, according to an official data. Of the total, 1,439 covered vans were registered in Dhaka, according to...

China’s government and Chinese companies will cut business ties with US firms selling arms to Taiwan, China’s Foreign Ministry said on Monday, declining to give details of the sanctions in a move likely to worsen already poor ties with Washington. China claims self-ruled and democratic Taiwan as its own and has never renounced the use of force to bring it under Beijing’s control. China regularly calls Taiwan the most sensitive issue in its relations with the United States. Last week, the Pentagon said the US State Department had approved the sale of the weapons requested by Taiwan, including 108 General Dynamics Corp (GD.N) M1A2T Abrams tanks and 250 Stinger missiles, which are manufactured by Raytheon (RTN.N). China said on Friday...

MTB joins hands with ActionAid to support ‘Happy Home’ project

Mutual Trust Bank Limited (MTB) and ActionAid International Bangladesh (AAIB) have recently signed a Memorandum of Understanding (MoU) to bear the expenses for education and vocational training of vulnerable girls residing in the ‘Happy Home’ hostel supervised by AAIB. Farah...