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Sustainable Dev Confce begins in Bangkok today

Sustainable Dev Confce begins in Bangkok today

FE Report 2018-07-10 21:53:05

The three-day long 6th Annual Sustainable Development Conference-2018 begins in Bangkok today (Wednesday). Experts will present their papers as speakers from more than 25 countries including USA, C...

Lamudi celebrates fifth anniversary

Lamudi celebrates fifth anniversary

FE Online Report 2018-07-10 20:17:34

Lamudi, one of Bangladesh’s top online real estate marketplaces, celebrated its fifth anniversary on Tuesday. Lamidi, an online platform, deals with facilitation between individuals and organis...

Sbarro announces World Cup offer

Sbarro announces World Cup offer

FE Online Desk 2018-07-10 18:54:51

                     Sbarro, an American pizza chain in Bangladesh, has announced an attractive of...

Egypt expresses interest to invest in power sector

Egypt expresses interest to invest in power sector

-- 2018-07-10 17:15:44

New Egyptian Ambassador Walid Ahmed Shamseldin has said that his country’s investors would like to invest in Bangladesh, particularly in power sector. He said he would “work hard” i...

Linkus brings special offer on WC 2018

Linkus brings special offer on WC 2018

FE Online Desk 2018-07-10 16:36:58

Linkus Network Technology Bangladesh Limited, a digital entertainment and Live streaming app, has brought a special offer for its users to enhance the thrill of the football fever. The international...

Uber, Alphabet invest in bike-sharing service Lime

Uber, Alphabet invest in bike-sharing service Lime

-- 2018-07-10 16:04:26

Bike sharing service Lime said on Monday it raised $335 million from a group of investors including ride-sharing firm Uber Technologies Inc and Alphabet Inc. Uber will work with Lime as a strategic p...

Palli Bidyut bill payment through bKash

Palli Bidyut bill payment through bKash

FE Online Desk 2018-07-10 13:21:19

From now on, the consumers of Bangladesh Rural Electrification Board (REB), popularly known as Palli Bidyut will be able to pay electricity bill through their bKash account. bKash Limited, the larges...

Singapore Business Forum, FBCCI meeting on Tuesday

Singapore Business Forum, FBCCI meeting on Tuesday

FE Online Desk 2018-07-10 12:41:07

A meeting between Singapore Business Forum and FBCCI will be held today (Tuesday) at 3.00 pm in the city. Commerce Minister Tofail Ahmed will be the chief guest in the event, said a statement issued...

Gold prices inch up amid Brexit uncertainty

Gold prices inch up amid Brexit uncertainty

-- 2018-07-10 11:59:36

Gold prices edged up on Tuesday, after hitting a two-week high in the previous session, amid political uncertainty over Brexit and as the US dollar held steady. Spot gold was up 0.2 per cent at $1,25...

Second unit of Rooppur Nuclear Power Plant gets licence

Second unit of Rooppur Nuclear Power Plant gets licence

FE Report 2018-07-10 10:21:51

The Bangladesh Atomic Energy Commission (BAEC) received the design and licence for the construction of second unit of Rooppur Nuclear Power Plant (RNPP). Bangladesh Atomic Energy Regulatory Authority...

Govt issues counter-guarantees for BCIC

Govt issues counter-guarantees for BCIC

FE Report 2018-07-10 10:16:32

The government has issued five counter-guarantees worth Tk 48 billion for Bangladesh Chemical Industries Corporation (BCIC) to facilitate uninterrupted import of fertiliser, officials said. Contacted...

NBR to collect 15pc VAT on port services

NBR to collect 15pc VAT on port services

FE Report 2018-07-10 10:12:05

The National Board of Revenue (NBR) will collect Value Added Tax (VAT) at a rate of 15 per cent on port services for operating international flights, officials said. Although in the budget proposal...

Permanent authority soon to monitor industrial safety

Permanent authority soon to monitor industrial safety

Monira Munni 2018-07-10 10:04:57

The government is set to establish a permanent authority to look into safety issues in all industrial units to ensure decent workplaces, officials said. The state-run Department of Inspection for Fac...

Govt cuts minimum investment limit to attract small projects

Govt cuts minimum investment limit to attract small projects

Syful Islam 2018-07-10 09:48:11

The government has decided to reduce the minimum investment ceiling for projects to be implemented under the public private partnership (PPP) on a government to government (G to G) basis, officials sa...

Samsung opens world's largest phone factory in India

Samsung opens world's largest phone factory in India

-- 2018-07-09 21:26:12

Samsung Electronics has formally opened world’s biggest mobile phone manufacturing plant in India. The South Korean tech group says they opened the factory as part of their plans to expand prod...

Top court upholds order to hold Baira election by September 20

Top court upholds order to hold Baira election by September 20

-- 2018-07-09 15:06:39

The Supreme Court upheld a High Court order that had asked to hold the election of executive committee of Bangladesh Association of International Recruiting Agencies (Baira) within September 20. A fo...

Vijay Mallya shrugs off threat of British asset seizures

Vijay Mallya shrugs off threat of British asset seizures

-- 2018-07-09 13:41:59

Embattled Indian tycoon Vijay Mallya said on Sunday he will comply fully with court enforcement officers seeking to seize his British assets, but there was not much for them to take as his family&rsqu...

Al-Arafah holds board meeting

Al-Arafah holds board meeting

FE Online Desk 2018-07-09 12:57:35

The 324th meeting of the Board of Directors of Al-Arafah Islami Bank Ltd. was held at Head Office of the Bank recently. Alhajj Md. Abdus Smad Labu, Chairman, Board of Directors presided over the meet...

Runner receives first lot of spare parts for Bajaj

Runner receives first lot of spare parts for Bajaj

FE Online Desk 2018-07-09 12:50:26

Runner’s warehouse recently received the first lot of spare parts for Bajaj Motorcycles and RE 3W. Runner received the items under an agreement between Bajaj Auto Ltd. and Runner Trade Park Ltd...

Oil prices edge up as investors eye tight market

Oil prices edge up as investors eye tight market

-- 2018-07-09 12:22:01

Oil prices rose on Monday as investors focused on tight market conditions after data late last week showed US crude inventories fell to their lowest in more than three years. Global benchmark Brent r...

MTB becomes subscriber of “TRADE ASSETS”

MTB becomes subscriber of “TRADE ASSETS”

FE Online Desk 2018-07-09 12:01:56

Mutual Trust Bank Limited (MTB) has recently signed an agreement with Fintech Innovations International DMCC, UAE, at a simple ceremony held at MTB Centre, the bank’s Corporate Head Office locat...

Trust Bank holds 36th meeting of shariah supervisory body

Trust Bank holds 36th meeting of shariah supervisory body

FE Online Desk 2018-07-09 11:49:06

The 36th meeting of Shariah Supervisory Committee of Trust Bank Limited was held recently at Head Office of the Bank. Dr. Mufti Muhammad Abdullah, Chairman, Trust Bank - Shariah Supervisory Committee...

Board seeks RMG pay plans within week

Board seeks RMG pay plans within week

FE Report 2018-07-09 10:42:32

The minimum wage board for ready-made garment (RMG) sector has given a week's time to the representatives of owners and workers to submit their proposals. It asked both parties on Sunday to submit th...

SPCBL grapples with shortage of printing machines

SPCBL grapples with shortage of printing machines

Rezaul Karim 2018-07-09 10:39:05

The security printing press is facing difficulties in meeting the growing demand for bank cheques due to lack of required printing machines, official sources said. One out of two printing machines ha...

Local ships to use Bangabandhu satellite services

Local ships to use Bangabandhu satellite services

-- 2018-07-09 10:28:11

The local ships and other types of vessels will use the services of the Bangabandhu-1 satellite for safe navigation. The Ministry of Shipping (MoS) and the Bangladesh Communication Satellite Company...

Access to financing the major barrier to e-commerce start-ups

Access to financing the major barrier to e-commerce start-ups

Mehdi Musharraf Bhuiyan 2018-07-09 09:50:52

Access to entrepreneurial financing is the major barrier to e-commerce start-ups in Bangladesh, says a recent global report coming from ADB and UN. The country is also suffering from huge rural-urban...

Seven Robi employees become entrepreneurs

Seven Robi employees become entrepreneurs

-- 2018-07-08 21:01:39

A total of seven Robi employees recently started their journey of becoming entrepreneurs with financial, management advisory as well as motivational support and encouragement from Robi. The journey s...

Bangabandhu-1 to open new era in navigation

Bangabandhu-1 to open new era in navigation

-- 2018-07-08 18:49:12

Ministry of Shipping on Sunday signed an agreement with Bangladesh Communication Satellite Company Ltd (BCSCL), the operator of Bangabandhu-1, to avail the services of country’s first satellite....

UCB arranges Town Hall meeting in city

UCB arranges Town Hall meeting in city

FE Online Desk 2018-07-08 15:28:34

United Commercial Bank Limited (UCB) has recently organised a Town Hall meeting in the capital. A E Abul Muhaimen, Managing Director of UCB along with other senior executives of Head Office and membe...

Mexico aims to end foreign fuel imports

Mexico aims to end foreign fuel imports

-- 2018-07-08 15:27:12

Mexican President-elect Andres Manuel Lopez Obrador will seek to end the country’s massive fuel imports, nearly all from the United States, during the first three years of his term while also bo...