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BKB holds confce of  Faridpur  Division

BKB holds confce of Faridpur Division

FE Online Desk 2018-09-08 21:57:55

A day-long conference of Bangladesh Krishi Bank (BKB) for Divisional Audit Officer, the Chief Regional Managers , Regional Audit Officers and Branch Managers of Faridpur division was held at the &nbsp...

IDB to enhance support for developing BD's human capital

IDB to enhance support for developing BD's human capital

Mehdi Musharraf Bhuiyan 2018-09-08 21:32:17

Multilateral development financier Islamic Development Bank (IDB) is looking to enhance its support for Bangladesh in developing the country's human capital, its President Dr. Bandar M. H. Hajjar has...

Country invites Nigerian investors

Country invites Nigerian investors

-- 2018-09-08 20:40:25

Bangladesh has urged Nigerian investors to invest in Bangladesh availing of the numerous incentives to invest in the country. High Commissioner of Bangladesh to Nigeria Md Shameem Ahsan met Nigerian...

Edible oil prices keep rising  despite fall in global market

Edible oil prices keep rising despite fall in global market

Yasir Wardad 2018-09-08 20:39:59

Consumers are still paying higher prices for edible oil despite a gradual fall in its prices in the global market over the months.Retail price of the essential item was increasing in the domestic mark...

IDB to open regional head office in Dhaka Sunday

IDB to open regional head office in Dhaka Sunday

-- 2018-09-08 20:37:49

The Islamic Development Bank (IDB) will open its regional head office in Dhaka on Sunday to cover its three member states, Bangladesh, the Maldives and Afghanistan. Prime Minister Sheikh Hasina is ex...

Customs introduces Raman Spectrometer device

Customs introduces Raman Spectrometer device

-- 2018-09-08 19:52:57

Bangladesh Customs has started use of Raman Spectrometer, a kind of hand-held device, to stop import of banned and harmful chemicals by false declarations. The device can detect different elements an...

Vietnam orders Russian weapons worth over $1bn: TASS

Vietnam orders Russian weapons worth over $1bn: TASS

-- 2018-09-08 18:42:31

Vietnam has placed orders for Russian weapons and military services worth more than $1 billion, Russia’s TASS news agency has reported, as the Southeast Asian country bolsters its defense capabi...

China’s four ports now open to Nepal

China’s four ports now open to Nepal

-- 2018-09-08 16:40:09

China will allow Nepal the use of four of its ports, the Nepalese government said on Friday, as the landlocked Himalayan nation seeks to end India’s monopoly over its trading routes by increasin...

Trump warns further China tariffs 'ready to go'

Trump warns further China tariffs 'ready to go'

BBC 2018-09-08 15:05:26

US president Donald Trump has threatened to intensify his trade war with China, warning he could impose tariffs on almost all its imports. He said he could move "very soon" to impose tariffs on $200...

Apple v Amazon: Battle of the titans

Apple v Amazon: Battle of the titans

BBC 2018-09-08 14:40:12

In early September, Amazon's market value briefly went over $1.0 trillion (£779 billion), just over a month after Apple became the first public company in the world to achieve such a feat. Both...

Mercantile Bank, Gulshan North Club sign MoU

Mercantile Bank, Gulshan North Club sign MoU

FE Online Desk 2018-09-08 13:24:40

Mercantile Bank Limited (MBL) and Gulshan North Club have recently signed a Memorandum of Understanding (MoU) at the club premises in the capital. Under the agreement, MBL will install an ATM booth a...

BCCCI holds Eid reunion in city

BCCCI holds Eid reunion in city

FE Online Desk 2018-09-08 12:17:59

Bangladesh China Chamber of Commerce and Industry (BCCCI) has recently organised its ‘Eid reunion and Members meet Ceremony’ in the capital. Mohd KhorshedAlam, advisor, Golam Dastagir Gaz...

Alibaba co-founder Jack Ma to retire

Alibaba co-founder Jack Ma to retire

Reuters 2018-09-08 11:14:08

Alibaba Group Holding Ltd’s co-founder and executive chairman, Jack Ma, will retire from the e-commerce company on Monday, as the former English teacher seeks to focus on philanthropy in educati...

DCCI starts preparing concept paper

DCCI starts preparing concept paper

Talha Bin Habib 2018-09-08 10:10:00

A leading trade body of the country has stepped up its efforts to grab a big share of the global halal products market. Keeping this in view, Dhaka Chamber of Commerce and Industry (DCCI) started p...

Labour law draft 'leaves out workers' right issues

Labour law draft 'leaves out workers' right issues

FE Report 2018-09-08 10:07:50

Expressing concerns a rights organisation has alleged that the government approved on principle the draft amendment to the labour law without taking the workers' rights into consideration properly....

Biman draws up air route network expansion plan

Biman draws up air route network expansion plan

Kamrun Nahar 2018-09-08 09:59:29

Biman Bangladesh Airlines wants to expand its air route network and increase flight frequency on both domestic and international routes by 2021. It submitted a report on its three-year route expansio...

Separate import data for Rooppur plant soon

Separate import data for Rooppur plant soon

Siddique Islam 2018-09-08 09:55:36

The central bank is set to publish information about the import for the Rooppur nuclear power plant project separately, officials said. The import data of July 2018 will be made available next week....

$2.0b fund soon to finance power, energy projects

$2.0b fund soon to finance power, energy projects

FE Report 2018-09-08 09:38:17

The government is planning to create a sovereign fund amounting to US$ 2.0 billion by this year to finance infrastructure development in the power and energy sector. Principal Coordinator for Sustain...

Shortage of capital, manpower hits light engineering industry hard

Shortage of capital, manpower hits light engineering industry hard

Sajibur Rahman 2018-09-07 22:30:31

Inadequate working capital, shortage of skilled manpower and absence of necessary infrastructure facility are taking its toll on the desired growth of local light engineering sector, industry insiders...

India to launch policy to promote electric vehicles: Modi

India to launch policy to promote electric vehicles: Modi

-- 2018-09-07 17:50:33

Indian Prime Minister Narendra Modi said that they will soon launch a new policy to boost the production and use of electric and alternate fuels-driven vehicles aims to cut the country’s impor...

Chattogram City Outer Ring Road nears completion

Chattogram City Outer Ring Road nears completion

-- 2018-09-07 14:23:11

The construction works of one of the biggest projects of Chattogram Development Authority – City Outer Ring Road (CORR) is nearing completion. The 4 lane 17 km long CORR from Patenga to Fouzder...

Oil steady as US crude inventories fall

Oil steady as US crude inventories fall

-- 2018-09-07 14:04:09

Oil prices held steady on Friday as a fall in US crude inventories to the lowest levels since 2015 supported the market, although Sino-US trade tensions and economic weakness from emerging markets rem...

Chevron largest natural gas producer in Bangladesh

Chevron largest natural gas producer in Bangladesh

-- 2018-09-07 13:42:46

Chevron Bangladesh has been recognised by the Ministry of Power, Energy & Mineral Resources as the largest natural gas producer of the country in the private sector. Chevron Bangladesh President...

China vows tax reforms won't boost corporate costs

China vows tax reforms won't boost corporate costs

-- 2018-09-07 13:32:08

China’s cabinet has pledged sweeping tax reforms will not increase companies’ cost burdens, though analysts remain cautious as the government has yet to unveil specific measures. Rising b...

Chicken, ginger get pricier in city markets

Chicken, ginger get pricier in city markets

FE Report 2018-09-07 13:14:26

Prices of chicken and ginger increased further while those of some fishes declined in the city kitchen markets last week. Prices of some vegetables including pointed gourd and sponge gourd declined....

US-Canada trade talks grind on

US-Canada trade talks grind on

-- 2018-09-07 12:42:20

US and Canadian negotiators pushed ahead in grinding talks to rescue the North American Free Trade Agreement on Thursday, but a few stubborn issues stood in the way of a deal, including dairy quotas,...

RAJUK warns Priyanka City over land filling

RAJUK warns Priyanka City over land filling

Kamrun Nahar 2018-09-07 11:56:46

The Dhaka city development authorities have asked a private housing company to stop illegal sand filling at Ashulia within seven working days. Sushanta Chakma, secretary of Rajdhani Unnayan Kartripak...

BPC pays dearly for lack of automatic oil pricing formula

BPC pays dearly for lack of automatic oil pricing formula

Pankaj Dastider 2018-09-07 10:40:19

In contrast to the automatic oil pricing formula followed throughout the world including countries in this subcontinent Bangladesh sticks to a very old and traditional system of it, which is why the s...

Sonali Bank seeks guarantee from govt against Tk 60b

Sonali Bank seeks guarantee from govt against Tk 60b

Rezaul Karim 2018-09-07 09:43:32

Sonali Bank has sought guarantee worth Tk 60 billion from the government to urgently meet its huge capital shortage, officials said. It also wants commission on a Tk 942 billion letter of credit (LC)...

Govt mulls converting Sangu gas field into underground storage

Govt mulls converting Sangu gas field into underground storage

Mir Mostafizur Rahaman 2018-09-07 09:38:46

The government is considering a plan to convert the offshore Sangu gas field into an underground storage to store the imported LNG. Storing natural gas in sub-surface geological formation is common...