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Roula Khalaf becomes first woman editor of Financial Times

-- November 12, 2019 19:44:06

Roula Khalaf will replace Lionel Barber as editor of the Financial Times in January, the first woman to lead the salmon-pink newspaper in its 131-year history. Barber will step down after a 14 year t...

4,703 SUVs registered in Jan-Oct

FE ONLINE REPORT November 12, 2019 16:41:24

Registration of sport-utility vehicles (SUV) in hard/soft category stood at 4,703 in January to October 2019, according to official reports. Of the total, the number of SUV registration in Dhaka was...

Huawei to give staff $286m bonus for helping it ride out US curbs

-- November 12, 2019 15:15:20

Chinese telecoms giant Huawei Technologies said on Tuesday it will hand out 2 billion yuan ($286 million) in cash rewards to staff working to help it weather a US trade blacklisting. The world’...

Emirates’ first remote check-in terminal opens in Dubai

FE Online Desk November 12, 2019 14:38:42

Emirates’ on Monday inaugurated its first remote check-in terminal - outside of the airport - to provide seamless connections for cruise passengers. Located at Port Rashid in Dubai, the Emirate...

Thai food festival at Amari Dhaka

FE Online Desk November 12, 2019 14:29:20

Amari Dhaka is bringing the festive tastes of Thailand for Dhaka city dwellers and food enthusiasts. Authentic dishes of Thailand prepared by Thai culinary maestro and Amari’s newly appointed n...

Rice, onion prices up in city

FE REPORT November 12, 2019 10:28:31

City retail markets saw rice prices go up by Tk 4.0-6.0 a kg over the last few days while farmers are not getting fair price for their newly harvested Aman paddy. The sudden upturn in rice prices cam...

Mercantile Bank workshop on 'comprehensive risk management'

FE Desk November 12, 2019 10:24:57

Mercantile Bank organised a two day workshop titled "Comprehensive Risk Management" for senior credit & foreign trade officers at its training institute in Dhaka recently. A total of 50 officials...

NBR amends electronic seal and lock rules

DOULOT AKTER MALA November 12, 2019 10:08:15

National Board of Revenue (NBR) has amended the 'electronic seal and lock rules' to widen its coverage for transportation of export-import goods at all customs houses. With the amendments, the rules...

Furniture: The ISHO smart series way

FE Online Report November 11, 2019 18:56:52

Worried about charging your phone while keeping the room look decent? Now there is a solution. ISHO Limited has been trying to make technology more accessible to the people of this country by integra...

Bangla Bond listed on London Stock Exchange

-- November 11, 2019 17:08:44

The first-ever Bangladeshi Taka-denominated bond titled "Bangla Bond" was listed on the London Stock Exchange (LSE) on Monday. The International Finance Corporation (IFC), a sister concern of the Wor...

PKSF's Development Fair to kick off in Dhaka Thursday

FE Online Report November 11, 2019 14:14:20

A seven-day fair titled 'Development Fair-2019' will kick off in Dhaka city on Thursday showcasing the products of PKSF programme participants. Prime Minister Sheikh Hasina is expected to inaugurate...

ICAB Dhaka RC observes Int'l Accounting Day

FE Online Desk November 11, 2019 13:20:55

ICAB Dhaka Regional committee observed International Accounting Day on Sunday. A rally was brought out to mark the event by the organisation, attended by its members. -rmc//

Karmasangsthan Bank holds review meeting

FE Online Desk November 11, 2019 12:49:18

The review meeting on quarterly special package program (October to December 2019) of Karmasangsthan Bank was held on Sunday at its Jamalpur regional office. Regional manager, branch managers and sec...

EBL, Ace Autos sign MoU

FE Online Desk November 11, 2019 12:30:38

Eastern Bank Ltd. (EBL) and Ace Autos (Pvt) Ltd. have established a platform to enhance the quality of auto loan service by sharing best value offerings for customers.  M. Khorshed Anowar, Head...

Daraz 11.11 sale starts today only for 24 hours

FE Online Desk November 11, 2019 12:28:05

11.11 (Eleven Eleven), the world’s biggest online sale is finally being held today (Monday). Country’s largest online marketplace Daraz Bangladesh(daraz.com.bd) has organised Daraz 11.11...

Alibaba Singles’ Day sales hit $23b in first nine hours

-- November 11, 2019 11:03:57

Chinese e-commerce giant Alibaba Group Holding Inc on Monday said sales for its annual Singles’ Day shopping blitz hit 158.31 billion yuan ($22.63 billion) in its first nine hours, up 25 per cen...

China trade talks moving along nicely: Trump

-- November 11, 2019 10:23:20

US President Donald Trump said on Saturday that trade talks with China were moving along “very nicely,” but the United States would only make a deal with Beijing if it was the right deal f...

BD’s rank in global IP regime almost unchanged

ASJADUL KIBRIA November 10, 2019 15:12:31

Asia accounted for more than two-thirds of all patent, trademark and industrial design applications in 2018. But the rank of Bangladesh remained unchanged in the global industrial intellectual proper...

Bangladesh to import onions from Pakistan

-- November 10, 2019 11:51:19

KARACHI: Pakistan has received the first onion export order of more than 300 tonnes of onion from Bangladesh after nearly 15 years of recess following an Indian ban on the vegetable’s outbound s...

BB for assisting local firms to meet domestic tea demand

FE ONLINE REPORT November 10, 2019 11:48:34

Consumers’ demand for premium and fine quality tea is increasing in Bangladesh and, to meet the demand, global brands are being imported, according to a review report of the central bank. At th...

Mandatory energy audit soon to check waste

FE REPORT November 10, 2019 10:08:57

Energy auditing in big industries will be made mandatory soon to check waste while reducing costs of industrial output. Around 200 industries of different sectors including power plants and textiles,...

Cyclone ‘Bulbul’: Ctg port activities suspended

-- November 09, 2019 13:17:42

Chittagong Port Authority (CPA) suspended all activities on Saturday morning after great danger signal number 9 was issued for the port. All the ships were taken away to safe areas to lessen the dama...

Trump denies agreeing to roll back tariffs on Chinese goods

-- November 09, 2019 11:29:47

President Donald Trump on Friday said he has not agreed to rollbacks of US tariffs sought by China, sparking fresh doubts about when the world’s two largest economies may end a 16-month trade wa...

BD receives one per cent global LNG in first year

-- November 09, 2019 11:20:16

Bangladesh received more than one per cent of total global LNG production in the first 12 months after entering the LNG import marketplace as the 39th country in 2018, said a statement. This was reve...

Saudi firm plans big on cement factory

JUBAIR HASAN November 09, 2019 11:13:43

Saudi company Engineering Dimensions wants to build a large cement factory in northeastern Chhatak of Sunamganj district, officials said. A delegation of the company arrives in Dhaka today (Saturday)...

Onion prices ease

FE Report November 09, 2019 11:06:37

The prices of onion showed a slight decline both in the retail and wholesale markets in Dhaka city on Friday. Traders said the onion prices dropped a bit after the government agency concerned inten...

Business options few for women in SMEs: Study

SAJIBUR RAHMAN November 09, 2019 11:01:15

The variation of businesses remains very limited for women entrepreneurs in the field of small and medium-sized enterprises (SMEs), according to a study. Conducted by the Bangladesh Institute of Deve...

Pharma export sees strong growth

Saif Uddin November 09, 2019 10:51:20

Export earnings from the country's pharmaceutical sector continued its upward trend over the last seven years on the back of a conducive policy environment, skilled human resources and patent waiver,...

Cost, execution time for Nilphamari-Saidpur road widening project double

FHM HUMAYAN KABIR November 09, 2019 10:44:33

The Roads and Highways Department (RHD) has failed to complete a 15.5-kilomtre road widening project in two years' time. The department has now sought revision of the project titled the Nilphamari-Sa...

Six more EPZ goods up for local sale

FE REPORT November 09, 2019 10:43:55

The government has allowed the sale of six more products, made at the export processing zones (EPZ), in the local market by paying applicable taxes. The products are mainly electronics items manufact...