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'Print media must innovate business model to boost ad revenue'

'Print media must innovate business model to boost ad revenue'

ISMAIL HOSSAIN 2022-08-02 15:08:17

Printed newspapers must bring innovation in their business model to increase their revenues, says a top advertising professional. The print media has now come down to the third position after televis...

Asia's richest men battle to dominate 5G in India

Asia's richest men battle to dominate 5G in India

BBC 2022-08-02 13:34:24

India's largest auction for 5G airwaves has ended after seven days, potentially setting the stage for a battle of supremacy over India's digital future between two of Asia's richest men - Gautam A...

TCB starts selling goods to 10m families at discounted price

TCB starts selling goods to 10m families at discounted price

-- 2022-08-02 12:52:47

The Trading Corporation of Bangladesh has started a drive to sell essential goods to more than 10 million families from the lower income group to commemorate the anniversary month of Bangabandhu...

Oil sinks about 4 per cent after weak factory data sparks demand concerns

Oil sinks about 4 per cent after weak factory data sparks demand concerns

REUTERS 2022-08-02 11:19:19

Oil prices dropped about 4 per cent on Monday as weak manufacturing data in several countries weighed on the demand outlook while investors braced for this week's meeting of OPEC and its producer al...

US mulls crackdown on China memory chip makers

US mulls crackdown on China memory chip makers

-- 2022-08-02 10:03:20

The United States is considering limiting shipments of American chipmaking equipment to memory chip makers in China including Yangtze Memory Technologies Co Ltd (YMTC), according to four people famili...

Bangladesh offers two packages for D-8, OIC states

Bangladesh offers two packages for D-8, OIC states

Doulot Akter Mala 2022-08-02 09:53:50

Bangladesh has offered two packages of concessionary duty benefits for the D-8 and some OIC countries to facilitate trade with the blocs. After the South Asian Free Trade Area (SAFTA) packages, the c...

MoC for exempting food processors from power cut

MoC for exempting food processors from power cut

FE REPORT 2022-08-02 08:31:52

The commerce ministry has requested the Power Division to keep factories producing essential items, including edible oil-producing units, out of the purview of the current phase of regulated power cut...

TCB to buy 8.0m litre soybean oil for selling at subsidised rate

TCB to buy 8.0m litre soybean oil for selling at subsidised rate

FE REPORT 2022-08-02 08:22:41

The Trading Corporation of Bangladesh (TCB) is all set to procure 8.0 million litres of soybean oil to sell the essential item at an affordable price, officials said. It has already floated a tende...

Pashur channel maintenance dredging: MPA seeks Tk 14b as grant

Pashur channel maintenance dredging: MPA seeks Tk 14b as grant

SYFUL ISLAM 2022-08-02 08:01:36

The Ministry of Shipping (MoS) backed the Tk 15.50-billion 'Pashur channel maintenance dredging project' as an 'electoral pledge' of the government and suggested that the Ministry of Finance (MoF) sho...

Millions of dollars missed on stalled refinery project

Millions of dollars missed on stalled refinery project

M AZIZUR RAHMAN 2022-08-02 07:59:33

Bangladesh misses out an opportunity to save annually around US$250 million through lower imports and also to export huge refined petroleum as a much-needed refinery has long been "stalled". Had the...

TCB to start selling essential items at subsidised rate Tuesday

TCB to start selling essential items at subsidised rate Tuesday

-- 2022-08-01 21:29:22

The state-run Trading Corporation of Bangladesh (TCB) will start selling essential items across the country on Tuesday at a subsidised rate. Commerce Minister Tipu Munshi will formally inaugurate the...

Even rough weather couldn’t halt Nagad disbursing allowances in coastal part

Even rough weather couldn’t halt Nagad disbursing allowances in coastal part

FE ONLINE REPORT 2022-08-01 13:08:03

During the summer, the sea turns tumultuous. Even fishermen are likewise hesitant to set sail in that weather. But at that time, several staff of Nagad, a disruptive mobile financial service carrier o...

Shenzhen accelerates China's driverless car dreams

Shenzhen accelerates China's driverless car dreams

REUTERS 2022-08-01 12:50:14

On a busy downtown street three delivery bikes suddenly dart over the pedestrian crossing ahead of the car. On the car's dashboard they look like small 3D blue blocks from a 1990s video game. T...

'Diversify export basket, lower import to stabilise currency'

'Diversify export basket, lower import to stabilise currency'

FE REPORT 2022-08-01 12:03:46

Prime Minister's Private Industry and Investment Adviser Salman F Rahman on Sunday stressed the need for diversifying the export basket and lowering imports to stabilise the currency. He said the aus...

BD’s maiden digital factoring marketplace TREDX launched

BD’s maiden digital factoring marketplace TREDX launched

FE REPORT 2022-08-01 11:55:55

The country's first-ever digital factoring marketplace - TREDX - formally began its journey at a function in a city hotel on Sunday - to leverage technology in delivering supply chain financing soluti...

TCB sales drive begins today

TCB sales drive begins today

FE REPORT 2022-08-01 10:03:29

The government is set to launch a sales drive of key essential items today (Monday), meant for around 10 million families. The state-owned Trading Corporation of Bangladesh (TCB) will sell essential...

Company, admiralty disputes: E-filing gains popularity

Company, admiralty disputes: E-filing gains popularity

 SAJIBUR RAHMAN 2022-08-01 09:09:16

Bangladesh's e-filing (electronic filing) system for company and admiralty matters is gaining popularity as a good number of such disputes have been filed over the period of last seven months. The sy...

Import falls following forex austerity

Import falls following forex austerity

SIDDIQUE ISLAM 2022-08-01 08:23:20

Bangladesh's imports plummet following regulatory measures to ease pressure of import-payment obligations and thus buttress country's falling foreign-exchange reserves, officials say. The opening of...

China becomes Bangladesh's top trading partner again

China becomes Bangladesh's top trading partner again

JASIM UDDIN HAROON 2022-08-01 08:06:45

Economic superpower China emerges as top trading partner of Bangladesh again, in May official ranking, outbidding next-door neighbour India's peak position in consecutive two months. According to Ban...

Tanmi Haque becomes HSBC’s head of retail banking in Bangladesh

Tanmi Haque becomes HSBC’s head of retail banking in Bangladesh

-- 2022-07-31 20:39:00

Tanmi Haque has been appointed country head of retail banking for HSBC’s Bangladesh operations. She succeeds Ahmed Saiful Islam, who is moving to a new regional role in HSBC Hong Kong. Ta...

City Bank holds Earning Disclosure Q2 2022

City Bank holds Earning Disclosure Q2 2022

FE ONLINE DESK 2022-07-31 11:44:37

City Bank organised its Earnings Disclosure web cast event based on Q2, 2022 financial performances recently. Existing and potential investors across the globe, researchers and analysts and many othe...

Make sure RMG makers use local man-made fibre: BTMA

Make sure RMG makers use local man-made fibre: BTMA

Monira Munni 2022-07-31 10:31:23

The country's primary textile millers called on the government to provide cash incentive for exporters of readymade garment (RMG) items made from man-made fibre (MMF) only after ensuring that they use...

Nagad partners with MetLife for employee insurance

Nagad partners with MetLife for employee insurance

-- 2022-07-30 17:59:20

Mobile financial services (MFS) provider Nagad has teamed up with MetLife to provide its employees with the financial protection of insurance. Nagad employees and their dependents (spouse and childre...

How Singapore is turning multi-storey car parks into farms

How Singapore is turning multi-storey car parks into farms

BBC 2022-07-30 12:09:20

Eyleen Goh runs a farm from the top deck of a car park in Singapore. And this is not a small operation - it supplies nearby retailers with up to 400kg of vegetables a day, she says....

Elon Musk files countersuit under seal vs Twitter over $44 bln deal

Elon Musk files countersuit under seal vs Twitter over $44 bln deal

-- 2022-07-30 10:57:59

Elon Musk countersued Twitter on Friday, escalating his legal fight against the social media company over his bid to walk away from the $44 billion purchase, although the lawsuit was filed confid...

GP, Banglalink do better than others

GP, Banglalink do better than others

FE REPORT 2022-07-30 10:50:38

Grameenphone (GP) and Banglalink outperformed the country's other operators in mobile network experience, according to a report of Opensignal, a UK-based independent global standard for analysing cons...

OLM system yields little outcome

OLM system yields little outcome

REZAUL KARIM 2022-07-30 08:53:33

The online licensing module (OLM) system for making certain export-import services has yielded little three years into its adoption. Factors like poor documentation management, lack of skilled IT pro...

Chicken, fish, lentil get pricier

Chicken, fish, lentil get pricier

FE REPORT 2022-07-30 08:46:28

Chicken, fish and lentil prices increased further last week while most of the consumers were yet to get edible oil at reduced rate. The price of broiler chickens which fell in the second week of July...

MS rod prices drop slightly in local market

MS rod prices drop slightly in local market

SAIF UDDIN 2022-07-30 08:37:24

Prices of mild steel (MS) rod, a key building construction material, slightly decreased in the local market - mainly due to sluggish demand and a slash in prices of raw materials, traders said. Howev...

Security code compliance mandatory for port users

Security code compliance mandatory for port users

FE REPORT 2022-07-30 08:08:21

All stakeholders of Chittagong port have been asked to completely comply with the set international security code as a US coastguard inspection team will visit the seaport soon, officials say, followi...