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EBL signs agreement with Cathay Pacific Airways

FE Online Desk November 18, 2019 15:03:53

VISA, Mastercard, Diners Club International, Discover and UnionPay International cardholders of Eastern Bank Limited (EBL) and any other banks now can purchase air tickets from Cathay Pacific Airways...

BRAC Bank launches Agent Banking Outlet in Meherpur

FE Online Desk November 18, 2019 14:02:08

BRAC Bank Limited has launched its Agent Banking Outlet in Meherpur.   With this 212th Agent Banking Outlet, the bank’s Agent Banking Network now covers 56 districts of the country. &nbs...

SJIBL hails MD of Smart Jeans

FE Online Desk November 18, 2019 13:56:06

Shahjalal Islami Bank Limited (SJIBL) congratulated Mr. Muzibur Rahman, the Managing Director of Smart Jeans Ltd. for achieving the CIP status. The Managing Director & CEO of Shahjalal Islami Ban...

Yahoo Japan, Line set to merge

-- November 18, 2019 13:53:46

Japan's biggest search engine and messaging app are set to merge under a deal agreed by their parent companies. Yahoo Japan is the country's biggest search engine, and has e-commerce and online banki...

US expected to grant Huawei 90-day license extension

-- November 18, 2019 11:04:57

The Trump administration is set to issue a 90-day extension of a license on Monday allowing US companies to continue doing business with China’s Huawei Technologies Co Ltd, two sources familiar...

Ralph Lauren resumes sourcing from BD

MONIRA MUNNI November 18, 2019 10:51:18

Ralph Lauren, one of the world's largest fashion brands, has resumed sourcing from Bangladesh with reopening its office here in Dhaka, sources said. The American company stopped sourcing garment item...

BASIS for spl uninterrupted cards in digital marketing

FE REPORT November 18, 2019 10:41:50

The Bangladesh Association of Software and Information Services (BASIS) on Sunday sought central bank's intervention to open the facility of international credit and pre-paid cards. At a meeting, the...

Tax fair fetches Tk 2.8 billion on fourth day

FE REPORT November 18, 2019 10:39:14

The National Board of Revenue (NBR) received Tk 2.8 billion in income tax against 92,916 returns submitted at the nationwide income tax fair on Sunday. With this, the total tax collected so far has c...

BB moves to cut dollar's spread at customer level

Siddique Islam November 18, 2019 10:08:33

The central bank has started a process to reduce the spread between selling and buying rates of the US dollar at the customer level to the benefit of exporters and remitters, officials said. As part...

Onion crisis: Customs see import cost, retail price mismatch

DOULOT AKTER MALA November 18, 2019 09:45:54

The customs have found a gross mismatch between the assessed import value and the ruling market prices of onion. The average price of a kilogram of onion currently stands at Tk 30 as per the customs-...

'Newly-harvested onion arriving in market across country'

BSS November 17, 2019 19:51:54

Agriculture Minister Dr Abdur Razzaque has said the onion price is expected to come to a tolerable limit soon as the newly-harvested onion already started arriving in the market across the country. &...

'Restriction on international cards affecting digital industry'

FE Online Report November 17, 2019 17:34:21

Closing down the facility of travel quota of international credit and pre-paid cards by several banks is hindering the development of digital marketing sector of Bangladesh. A delegation of the Bangl...

China's insurance companies report robust performances

Xinhua November 17, 2019 14:45:56

The total assets of insurance companies reached 20 trillion yuan (about US $2.86 trillion) at the end of September, up 1.63 trillion yuan or 8.9 per cent from the beginning of the year, official data...

IBCCI elects new directors

FE Online Desk November 17, 2019 13:42:16

A 24 member Board of Directors of India-Bangladesh Chamber of Commerce and Industry (IBCCI) for 2019 – 2021 periods has recently been elected with Abdul Matlub Ahmad, Chairman of Nitol Motors Lt...

BASIC Bank providing banking services at Income Tax Fair

FE Online Desk November 17, 2019 13:19:58

BASIC Bank Limited is providing necessary banking services for tax payers at the ongoing income tax fair through Bank’s booth. National Board of Revenue (NBR) organized the weeklong fair at Off...

BRAC Bank organizes ‘TARA Business Owners’ Fair'

FE Online Desk November 17, 2019 12:49:21

   BRAC Bank Limited has organized ‘TARA Business Owners’ Fair' to promote products and services of women entrepreneurs of Bangladesh.   This is the first such fair by TA...

New website speeds up tax return submission

FE Report November 17, 2019 11:19:32

The NBR's newly launched website, termed as one-stop service, has expedited tax return submission process for taxpayers across the country this year. The taxpayers can complete two-third of their tax...

Nissan recalls nearly 40000 vehicles in US over braking system defect

-- November 17, 2019 11:00:37

Japan’s Nissan Motor Co Ltd has said it is recalling 394,025 cars in the United States over a braking system defect, causing concerns that a brake fluid leak could potentially lead to a fire. T...

Maiden auto policy in final stage

FE REPORT November 17, 2019 10:05:09

The government is set to issue the country's first automobile policy that has focused on an import substitution strategy. Developing countries adhere to import substitution with an eye to decreasing...

Off-seasonal scarcity drives rice price up

FE REPORT November 17, 2019 09:46:53

Prices of different rice varieties remain static at the retail level in the city even after an increase of Tk 4.0-Tk 6.0 per kilogramme a week ago, said traders and millers. The off-seasonal supply s...

Onion maintains its top flight

TALHA BIN HABIB and NAZIMUDDIN SHYAMOL November 17, 2019 09:39:22

Onion prices were hovering on Saturday around the same high level they reached the previous day, denting the consumers' hopes for a turnaround. The local variety of onion was selling at Tk 250-260 a...

Onion price in wholesale markets remains almost unchanged

-- November 16, 2019 20:55:34

Onion price in the city's wholesale markets remained almost unchanged on Saturday compared to the previous day. Mohammed Abu Bakar Siddique Ali, a wholesaler at Karwan Bazar in Dhaka, said that he so...

Online based ISHO furniture opens first outlet

FE ONLINE REPORT November 16, 2019 20:34:53

ISHO, an online based furniture store of Dekko ISHO group, has launched its first outlet in the city, aiming to make purchase of the commodity easier for consumers.  Shahid Hossain, chairman of...

China's 5G phone shipments reach 485,000 units in Q3

Global Times November 16, 2019 17:58:59

Shipments of 5G phones in China reached 485,000 units in the third quarter of this year, according to global market intelligence firm International Data Corporation (IDC). According to the latest IDC...

COLORS to award CEOs in four major sectors

-- November 16, 2019 17:41:24

Leading lifestyle and business English monthly of the country Colors will recognise contributions of top business executives in Bangladesh’s development and celebrate their success through an aw...

China-Europe economic and trade cooperation rests on solid ground

Global Times November 16, 2019 17:03:21

When Chinese Premier Li Keqiang met with High Representative of the EU for Foreign Affairs and Security Policy and Vice-President of the European Commission Federica Mogherini in late October, he expr...

NBR awards GP as highest taxpayer in telecom sector

FE Online Desk November 16, 2019 15:01:08

The National Board of Revenue (NBR) has awarded Grameenphone Limited as the highest tax payer in the county’s telecom sector. Grameenphone CEO Michael Foley and Deputy CEO & CMO Yasir Azman...

First consignment of Egyptian onion arrives Tuesday

FE ONLINE DESK November 16, 2019 14:54:25

The first consignment of onion from Egypt will be flown to Bangladesh on Tuesday, the Commerce Ministry said Saturday. S Alam Group is importing the onion from Egypt, local media reported quoting sen...

Wholesalers trash 15 tonnes of onion in Chattogram

FE ONLINE DESK November 16, 2019 14:27:16

As onion prices are galloping, wholesalers have thrown away 15 metric tonnes of the cooking ingredient in the port city of Chattogram. According to the traders, the onion was rotten. They dumped the...

BSEC to build power tiller assembly plant in Bogura

JUBAIR HASAN November 16, 2019 10:32:29

The government plans to build a power tiller assembly-cum-manufacturing plant in the country at an initial cost of around Tk 5.0 billion. The object behind building the plant is to further facilitate...