State unaccountability can eclipse progress

Lack of accountability and governance in the state organs can...

‘Rising costs’ of doing business cause concern

Business leaders and economists have expressed concern over the rising...

Two Qatar Visa Centre opens in Bangladesh

Qatar has inaugurated two visa centres in Bangladesh, one in...

Trade war buoys apparel industry in Bangladesh, Vietnam

The trade spat between Washington and Beijing is providing a...

Cooch Behar wants to revive railway line to Bangladesh

  A decision by the Indian central government to revive...

NBFIs in tight corner

The current effort to bring down lending and deposit rates...

ADB finds high reg, land costs key constraints

The Asian Development Bank (ADB) has identified constraints such as...

CPD's remarks politically motivated: Muhith

Finance Minister AMA Muhith on Thursday again trashed the remarks...

WB okays $250m to create quality jobs in BD

The World Bank on Thursday approved a $250 million development...

NBR against tax waiver for SIMs used in MNP service

The revenue board has strongly opposed the government's decision to...

Belated settlements of int’l payments hurt country’s image: ICCB President

A number of commercial banks in Bangladesh do not make...

First ever NRB engineers’ confce in Dhaka in Feb

‘Bridge to Bangladesh’ is set to organize a conference of...

Banks' provisioning shortfall swells in nine months

Overall shortfall in provisioning against loans in the country's banking...

SoBs defy MoF order on public display of top defaulters’ list

None of the state-owned banks (SoBs) and financial institutions have...

BD third among remittance-receiving countries in South Asia

Bangladesh has been ranked third among remittance-receiving countries in South...

Minister optimistic about 100pc ADP implementation in FY19

Planning Minister AHM Mustafa Kamal is hopeful of achieving 100...

Election becomes a big investment: Debapriya

Distinguished Fellow of the Centre for Policy Dialogue (CPD) Debapriya...

$500m WB loan to boost livestock, dairy production

The World Bank (WB) has approved $500 million to improve...

Scams cost banking sector Tk 225b in 10 yrs: CPD

Experts at a seminar in the capital on Saturday called...

Refrain from interfering in banking sector, CPD urges political parties

Distinguished Fellow of the Centre for Policy Dialogue (CPD) Dr...

'New generation entrepreneurs hold key to meeting challenges'

The country should create new entrepreneurs, giving priority to knowledge...

NY Fed's involvement in reserve heist not yet proven: BFIU

Bangladesh is yet to find the Federal Reserve Bank of...

BB drafts law to recognise 'movables' as collateral

The central bank has drafted a law meant to recognise...