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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...

Move to open up pre-paid gas meter business to pvt sector

FE Report September 09, 2019 10:55:41

The government has taken an initiative to open up the import, production and sales of pre-paid gas meters to the private sector and allow household consumers to purchase such meters on the open market...

July-Aug export receipts fall short of target

FE Report September 09, 2019 10:34:41

The country's export receipts for the first two months of the current fiscal year (FY) fell short of target by 12.40 per cent. The total earnings from exports of merchandise products stood at US$6....

Experts see merger of sick banks, firms as a saviour

FE Report September 09, 2019 10:29:49

Merger and acquisition could be an effective solution to the problems facing the country's moribund banks and financial institutions (FIs), analysts observed on Sunday. To this regard, they said, the...

StanChart establishes presence in all EPZs in BD

FE Online Desk September 08, 2019 22:03:10

  Standard Chartered has recently inaugurated a Business Development Office for Ishwardi Export Processing Zone (IEPZ) in Ishwardi, Pabna. The Bank now has its presence in all of the country&...

4th South Asia Economic Network Conference concludes

FE Online Report September 08, 2019 20:57:01

The 4th South Asia Economic Network Conference on “Subnational Finance and Local Service Delivery” concludes in the capital on Sunday. The programme was organised by South Asia Network on...

Newly elected FAO chief discusses social business project with Yunus

-- September 08, 2019 19:27:11

The newly elected Director General of Food and Agriculture Organisation (FAO) of the United Nations, Qu Dongyu recently concluded a discussion with Nobel Laureate Professor Muhammad Yunus over a socia...

Govt to allow single-person company

FE Online Report September 08, 2019 19:08:54

The government is set to amend the Companies Act-1994 to allow formation of a company by single person. A new section, ‘One-Person Company’, will be incorporated with the existing law in...

India to form new sub-regional economic bloc sans Pakistan

-- September 08, 2019 13:57:23

India has decided to forge a new economic bloc of fast growing South Asian countries excluding Pakistan for deeper cooperation to accelerate economic growth in the sub region. “India is backing...

BKB holds branch managers' confce of Khulna division

FE Online Desk September 08, 2019 13:08:17

A day-long conference of Bangladesh Krishi Bank (BKB) for the  Branch Managers of Khulna division was held in Khulna on Saturday. The Managing Director of the bank Md. Ali Hossain Prodhania addr...