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Huawei launches high-performance phone Y9s in BD

FE Online Desk November 25, 2019 12:46:43

Huawei launched its high performance featured new smartphone Y9s in Bangladeshi market on Sunday. Huawei announced to launch this phone at Bangabandhu International Conference Center (BICC) on the da...

IBBL opens banking booth at Shahjahanpur, Dhaka

FE Online Desk November 25, 2019 12:37:46

 Islami Bank Bangladesh Limited inaugurated its Banking Booth at Nahid Tower, North Shahjahanpur, Dhaka on 24 November 2019, Sunday. Muhammad Qaisar Ali, Additional Managing Director of the Bank...

Standard Bank training begins

FE Online Desk November 25, 2019 12:33:18

Md. Tariqul Azam, Acting Managing Director & CEO of Standard Bank Limited, inaugurated a two day-long training on “Self Leadership, Managerial Skills & Advance Communication Excellence&r...

Union Bank opens Branch in Cox’s Bazar

FE Online Desk November 25, 2019 12:27:10

B. M. Mokammel Hoque Chowdhury, Additional Managing Director of Union Bank Limited inaugurated the Link Road Branch in Cox’s Bazar as the chief guest on Sunday. Deputy Managing Director Hasan I...

Move underway to enlist chartered energy auditors for large industries

-- November 25, 2019 10:50:55

A move is underway to enlist chartered energy auditors for large industries and commercial structures rated to be designated consumers (DS) under a certain rule by early next year. According to offic...

23 BD factories supply to Amazon

MONIRA MUNNI November 25, 2019 10:28:15

Online retail giant Amazon has disclosed the names and addresses of its suppliers, including 23 factories from Bangladesh that produce Amazon-branded products. It disclosed on November 15 a list of m...

Insurers can now invest in infrastructure bonds

DOULOT AKTER MALA November 25, 2019 10:07:18

The government has created scope for life insurance companies to join hands with it in development work through investing in infrastructure bonds. Officials concerned said a new regulation to this en...

Onion prices continue upward movement despite govt efforts

FE REPORT November 25, 2019 09:52:27

Despite the government's efforts, the prices of onion increased further by up to Tk 40 per kilogram in the city's retail market on Sunday. The upward trend in onion prices continued for the second co...

BB brings simplification in online transactions

-- November 24, 2019 18:58:30

The Bangladesh Bank (BB) has waived the formalities of online transaction authorisation form (OTAF) for online payments through international cards. The central bank issued a new notice on Sunday ove...

Over 2,900 busses registered in Jan-Oct

FE Online Report November 24, 2019 17:45:49

2,960 buses were registered with Bangladesh Road Transport Authority (BRTA) in the first ten of the current calendar year. Of them, 2,463 buses were registered in Dhaka from January to October 2019,...

100 customers receive Tk 5.0m in open loan distribution programme

FE Online Desk November 24, 2019 14:17:47

 Tk. 10 account holders received loan in a spot loan distribution program in Cox’s Bazat under Bangladesh Bank Refinancing Scheme.   Financial Inclusion Department of Bangladesh Bank...

NCC Bank arranges biz confce

FE Online Desk November 24, 2019 13:48:07

NCC Bank arranged Periodical Business Conference for Executives and Managers of South-East Region-based branches at Bangladesh Academy for Rural Development, Comilla recently. Md. Nurun Newaz Salim,...

Still hope for US-China trade deal this year: US official

-- November 24, 2019 12:56:57

United States national security adviser Robert O’Brien said on Saturday that an initial trade agreement with China is still possible by the end of the year, but warned Washington would not turn...

EBL signs agreement with Rangs

FE Online Desk November 24, 2019 11:41:12

Eastern Bank Ltd (EBL) and Rangs Limited have established a platform to enhance the quality of Auto loan service by sharing their best value offerings for customers. M Khorshed Anowar, Head of Retail...

BB gives Tk 5.3m to marginal farmers in Cox's Bazar

Our Correspondent November 24, 2019 10:45:19

A total of Tk 5.3 million (Taka 53 lakhs) was distributed among the Tk 10 bank account holders of different commercial banks in Cox's Bazar on Saturday as part of the Bangladesh Bank (BB)'s financial...

BTRC audit claim: SC orders GP to pay Tk 20b within three months

FE Online Report November 24, 2019 10:32:16

The Appellate Division of the Supreme Court on Sunday ordered the Grameenphone (GP) to pay Tk 20 billion within three months from the audit claim of Tk 125.79 billion by Bangladesh Telecommunication R...

Flour now goes dear

Yasir Wardad November 24, 2019 10:15:00

  This time, flour of all types has witnessed a hike in price in the past three days only to hit consumers already battered by rocketing onion and rice prices. Packet atta (coarse flour) of dif...

Onion prices will come down within 10 days, minister says

UNB November 23, 2019 18:41:25

Commerce Minister Tipu Munshi on Saturday said onion prices will come down within 10 days with the arrival of the new harvest in the market.  “The imported onions are yet to be supplied to...

China vows to make 5G breakthroughs for industrial internet

Xinhua November 23, 2019 17:57:36

The Ministry of Industry and Information Technology has issued a plan to promote 5G plus industrial internet, pledging to make key 5G breakthroughs to meet specific requirements of industrial internet...

Amazon sues Pentagon over Microsoft deal

-- November 23, 2019 11:24:35

Amazon.com Inc has filed a lawsuit in a federal US court contesting the US Defense Department’s decision last month to award a Pentagon cloud computing contract worth up to $10 billion to rival...

Banks channel farm loans thru microfinance institutions

ISMAIL HOSSAIN November 23, 2019 10:55:01

The share of bank loans to microfinance institutions (MFIs) has been on the rise for the straight eighth year, as the banks are required to meet their farm loan target. According to the Microcredit R...

RJSC sees 70pc increase in non-tax revenue income

FE Report November 23, 2019 10:51:41

The Registrar of Joint Stock Companies and Firms (RJSC) collected over Tk 4.03 billion in non-tax revenue in fiscal year (FY) 2018-19, an increase of nearly 70 per cent over the previous fiscal, accor...

Onion stays at highs despite imports

FE REPORT November 23, 2019 10:19:00

Prices of onion stayed at their previous highs on Friday despite the arrival of imported spice in the market, according to traders and consumers. Visiting city kitchen markets, this correspondent fou...

India presses for acting fast on ports procedure

Syful Islam November 23, 2019 10:06:26

India is pushing for finalising the standard operating procedure (SOP) of using the Chattogram and Mongla seaports for sending goods to its north-eastern states, officials have said. The big neighb...

Over 7,000 trucks registered in ten months

FE Online Report November 22, 2019 18:01:12

The number of truck registration in the country stood at 7,365 in the first ten months of the current calendar year, according to official data. Of the total, 5,558 trucks were registered in Dhaka al...

Russia bans smartphones without local software

BBC November 22, 2019 17:00:23

Russia has passed a law banning the sale of certain devices that are not pre-installed with Russian software. The law will come into force in July 2020 and cover smartphones, computers and smart tele...

South Korea halts WTO complaint against Japan

Reuters November 22, 2019 16:50:45

South Korea has halted a complaint against Japan at the World Trade Organisation, Japan’s trade minister Hiroshi Kajiyama said on Friday, and the two countries agreed to begin talks on a dispute...

Govt launches labour safety inspection for construction sector

Monira Munni November 22, 2019 11:08:05

The government has launched special labour inspection programme in the country's construction sector to ensure safety and prevent accidents, officials said. The Department of Inspection for Factories...

Transport strike hits veg trading

ROVING CORRESPONDENT November 22, 2019 10:50:17

JOYPURHAT: The transport strike, enforced protesting the Road Transport Act-2018, badly affected trading at the biggest wholesale vegetable markets in the country's northern region on Thursday. Whole...

Onion import yet to cool local market

TALHA BIN HABIB November 22, 2019 10:36:19

The prices of onion remained almost unchanged at their previous high level on Thursday despite arrival of imported consignments in the market, according to traders and consumers. Visits to some kit...