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Petrobangla steps up drive to woo IOCs

M Azizur Rahman September 13, 2019 10:19:03

Around a dozen of international oil companies (IOCs) will be in talks with top Petrobangla officials over the next two weeks to weigh up benefits as offered in the newly minted production sharing co...

Foreign ministry pushes for Indian projects' tax waiver

Syful Islam September 13, 2019 10:15:24

The National Board of Revenue (NBR) has been asked to formulate a general guideline under which Indian projects in Bangladesh will enjoy tax exemption. A recent inter-ministerial meeting at the forei...

ECB to turn stimulus taps back on as economy slows

-- September 12, 2019 21:26:09

The European Central Bank (ECB) is set to unveil fresh stimulus measures on Thursday to prop up the ailing euro zone economy, but its exact moves are far from certain and a decision that underwhelms m...

Nasreen joins MTB as independent director

FE Online Desk September 12, 2019 15:06:08

Nasreen Sattar has recently been appointed as an independent director of Mutual Trust Bank Limited (MTB), says a press release received on Thursday. Prior to joining the bank, she was an independent...

JTI implements HRIS “SYLVIA” by Millennium Information Solution

FE Online Desk September 12, 2019 14:59:16

United Dhaka Tobacco Company Limited, a subsidiary of Japan Tobacco Industries (JTI) and Millennium Information Solution Limited (MISL) have recently signed an agreement for the implementation of one...

MoU inked with Korean firm for Padma Bridge maintenance

FE Online Desk September 12, 2019 13:52:26

Bangladesh Bridge Authority (BBA) has signed a memorandum of understanding (MoU) with a Korean firm for the operation and maintenance of the Padma Multipurpose Bridge. On behalf of their respective o...

Mokabbir Hossain made Biman MD and CEO

-- September 12, 2019 13:26:32

Additional Secretary of the Civil Aviation and Tourism Ministry Md Mokabbir Hossain has been made the new Managing Director (MD) of Biman Bangladesh Airlines. The Public Administration Ministry issue...

BAT to cut 2,300 jobs by Jan 2020

-- September 12, 2019 12:30:18

British American Tobacco (BAT) said on Thursday it would lay off 2,300 employees globally by January as it looks to simplify its operational structure, reports Reuters.

US, China grant trade concessions as fresh talks loom

-- September 12, 2019 10:36:01

US President Donald Trump on Wednesday welcomed China’s decision to exempt some US anti-cancer drugs and other goods from its tariffs and announced a short delay to scheduled tariff hikes on bil...

Govt to procure river cleaner vessels

FE Report September 12, 2019 10:29:53

The ministry of shipping (MoS) would purchase river cleaner vessels to save rivers from pollution, officials said. It also decided to expedite the ongoing dredging works of the rivers for ensuring pr...

Local insurers to cover public sector imports

FE Report September 12, 2019 09:58:12

Finance Minister A H M Mustafa Kamal said from now on, insurance policy premium will not go outside the country, as local insurers will deal with all public sector policies. "Presently, the local ins...

Dubai's Emirates appoints new COO, CCO

FE Online Desk September 11, 2019 15:19:25

Dubai-based Emirates has announced new executive leadership appointments for its operational, commercial, and international affairs functions. Adel Al Redha is appointed Chief Operating Officer (COO)...

China exempts 16 types of US goods from additional tariffs

-- September 11, 2019 12:46:09

China on Wednesday moved to exempt 16 types of US products from additional retaliatory tariffs, including whey and fish meal, which are fed to animals, and some lubricants, according to a statement fr...

Apple unveils triple-camera iPhone; $5/month streaming TV

Reuters September 11, 2019 11:01:16

Apple caught up with hardware rivals on Tuesday by revealing a triple-camera iPhone, and it rolled out a streaming TV service priced at $5 a month, undercutting Disney and Netflix. The announcements...

Fourth Dreamliner to join Biman fleet Thursday

-- September 10, 2019 17:43:13

  Biman Bangladesh Airlines will receive its fourth Boeing 787 Dreamliner Thursday, reports bdnews24.com. With the latest aircraft, the total number of Biman planes will rise to 16. Prime Mini...

Chinese airlines starts new freighter service with Dhaka

-- September 10, 2019 17:41:12

Chinese express operator SF Airlines has added a new freighter service between Changsha, China, and the capital of Bangladesh, Dhaka, to cater for general cargo and perishable demand. The airline sai...

Alibaba’s Jack Ma steps down as industry faces uncertainty

-- September 10, 2019 12:56:58

Alibaba Group founder Jack Ma, who helped launch China's online retailing boom, stepped down as chairman of the world's biggest e-commerce company Tuesday at a time when its fast-changing industry fac...

Huawei drops lawsuit against US over seized equipment

-- September 10, 2019 10:36:54

China’s Huawei Technologies Co Ltd has dropped a lawsuit against the US government after Washington released telecommunications equipment it had seized on suspicion of violations of export contr...

DCCI invites Chinese entrepreneurs to invest in BD

FE Report September 10, 2019 10:25:11

The Dhaka Chamber of Commerce and Industry (DCCI) invited on Monday a visiting delegation of Chinese entrepreneurs to invest in the country's agro-processing sector for mutual benefits of the two coun...

Axiata flags other deals after Telenor letdown

-- September 10, 2019 10:22:39

KUALA LUMPUR , Sept 09: Malaysia’s Axiata Group is discussing deals with other parties and considering an initial public offering of its tower business, executives said after announcing the co...

Govt considers Tk 50b special fund for shipbuilding sector

Syful Islam September 10, 2019 09:59:50

The government is mulling over forming a special fund worth Tk 50 billion to help develop the shipbuilding industry in the country, officials said. Arranging bank loans at 4.0 per cent interest r...

Bproperty.com holds conference with ERF journalists

FE Online Report September 09, 2019 20:26:30

Real Estate online marketplace, bproperty.com, held a knowledge sharing session on Monday with the members of Economic Reporters’ Forum (ERF). 71 renowned journalists attended the conference he...

Bank Asia holds training on 'Islamic Agent Banking Operations'

FE Online Desk September 09, 2019 18:09:22

A day-long training on “Islamic Agent Banking Operations” for agents, customer service officers (CSOs), Group Leaders (GLs) and Assistant Relationship Officers (AROs) of Bank Asia Ltd. was...

BIBM, FCI arranges workshop on factoring

-- September 09, 2019 17:52:06

Bangladesh Institute of Bank Management (BIBM) and The Factors Chain International (FCI) arranged a workshop on factoring on Monday. The workshop was held at Pan Pacific Sonargaon in DHaka with the s...

LafargeHolcim BD holds board meeting in Meghalaya

FE Online Desk September 09, 2019 17:26:15

LafargeHolcim Bangladesh held its Board of Directors meeting in Shillong, Meghalaya recently. The company brings in limestone from its own mines in Meghalaya to produce clinker and cement at its plant...

HSBC CEPS Centre opens at Ctg EPZ

FE Online Desk September 09, 2019 17:21:34

HSBC Bangladesh recently inaugurated HSBC Corporate Employee Privilege Scheme (CEPS) Centre at Chattogram EPZ (CEPZ). The centre is a dedicated customer service point to support CEPS customers with t...

DCCI seeks Chinese investment in agro-processing

FE Online Desk September 09, 2019 17:14:08

The agro-processing sector of Bangladesh offers immense investment opportunities for Chinese investors. The offer came from the members of Dhaka Chamber of Commerce & Industry (DCCI) in a meeting...

Don't allow beef import: Businesses to govt

FE Online Report September 09, 2019 14:27:02

Expressing concern over the move to allow beef import, livestock business leaders have called on the government not to do it for the sake of the greater interest of the local industry. “Rural e...

British Airways pilots ground planes in 48-hour strike

-- September 09, 2019 13:13:12

British Airways pilots began a 48-hour strike on Monday, grounding nearly all its flights and disrupting thousands the plans of travelers in unprecedented industrial action over a pay dispute. The Br...

EBL wins Best Employer Brand Award

FE Online Desk September 09, 2019 12:33:23

Eastern Bank Limited (EBL) bagged the Bangladesh Best Employer Brand Award 2019 at the 14th Employer Branding Awards held Sunday at Pan Pacific Sonargaon in the capital. Ziaul Karim, Head of Communic...