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Alliance signatory brands to monitor factories collectively or individually

Monira Munni November 20, 2018 09:41:00

The Alliance signatory brands are now working on continuation of workplace safety monitoring of their respective local suppliers collectively or individually after the expiry of the platform's tenure...

BERC asks gas cos to install EVC meters for bulk users

M Azizur Rahman November 20, 2018 09:38:23

The country's energy regulator has asked all gas distribution companies to install EVC (electronic volume corrector) meters for large gas clients aiming to reduce pilferage and misuse. Industries, ca...

BD set to export poultry feed early next year

FHM Humayan Kabir November 20, 2018 09:36:31

Bangladesh is going to export poultry feed for the first time, with the first shipment set to leave for India early next year, officials said on Monday. Industry insiders said a local company, NOURIS...

Nissan’s co-chairman arrested in Japan

-- November 19, 2018 22:16:27

Nissan Motor Co Chairman Carlos Ghosn was arrested on Monday for alleged financial misconduct and will be fired from the board this week, a dramatic fall for a leader hailed for rescuing the Japanese...

BAGDOOM.com wins Daily Star award

FE Online Desk November 19, 2018 21:53:35

  BAGDOOM.com, the leading lifestyle online shop that took digital commerce to every corner of the country, received the prestigious Daily Star Digital Commerce of the Year Award 2018. Co-found...

Leathertech Bangladesh to begin from Thursday

FE Online Desk November 19, 2018 18:57:40

The LEATHERTECH Bangladesh 2018 is set to begin in Dhaka from Thursday with an aim to bring global technology to the doorstep of the local industry. ASK Trade & Exhibitions Pvt Ltd is the organis...

Walton to accept bKash payment

FE Online Report November 19, 2018 18:03:58

Walton will accept payment through bKash from customers at its flagship outlets across the country. The local brand of electronic products, Walton, recently signed a payment deal with the mobile fina...

Nissan to fire its chairman for financial misconduct

-- November 19, 2018 17:51:56

Nissan Motor Co Ltd said on Monday it was moving to terminate Carlos Ghosn from his chairman’s post after finding that he had used company money for personal use and committed several other seri...

People get laid off in Iran amid US sanction

-- November 19, 2018 17:20:31

Tamnoush, an Iranian company that makes fizzy drinks, has shut down its production line after 16 years and laid off dozens of workers. It was facing massive losses as US sanctions pushed up the price...

China tightens ban on solid waste imports

Reuters November 19, 2018 14:22:32

China has tightened a ban on solid waste imports, the official Xinhua news agency said, part of the country’s “war on pollution” which has seen a series of measures to curb imports o...

NRBC Bank participates in Development Fair in Russia

FE Online Desk November 19, 2018 14:00:12

NRB Commercial Bank Ltd participated in 4th Development Fair-2018 organized by Bangladesh Embassy, Moscow, Russia with various banking services information of the Bank. Dr. S.M. Saiful Haque, Banglad...

China okays $6b airport expansion in Xinjiang

-- November 19, 2018 13:52:21

China’s state planner on Monday approved a 42.1 billion yuan ($6.06 billion) airport expansion project in Urumqi, capital of the far western region of Xinjiang, a key hub in China’s Belt a...

Biman flight from London misses arrival schedule at HSIA

FE Online Report November 19, 2018 13:28:30

A flight of Biman Bangladesh airlines has failed to meet its arrival schedule at Hazrat Shahjalal International Airport (HSIA) on Monday. The flight from London was scheduled to arrive at the airport...

SIBL inks MoU with Nitol Marketing

FE Online Desk November 19, 2018 13:21:04

Social Islami Bank Ltd (SIBL) has signed a Memorandum of Understanding (MoU) with Nitol Marketing Company (Electronics) recently. In presence of Mr. Quazi Osman Ali, Managing Director & CEO of SI...

Citizens’ Tax Tribunal 2018’ on Nov 20

FE Online Desk November 19, 2018 12:59:39

ActionAid Bangladesh is going to organise a ‘Citizens’ Tax Tribunal 2018’ on November 20 at Nawab Ali Chowdhury Senate Bhaban Auditorium, University of Dhaka. The objective of this...

Services export sees 55.52pc growth in Q1

FE Report November 19, 2018 11:10:06

The export earnings from the country's service sector stood at US$ 1.40 billion, marking a robust 55.52 per cent growth during the first quarter (Q1) of the current fiscal year (FY) over the correspon...

BKMEA seeks continued govt support

FE Report November 19, 2018 10:44:55

The country's knitwear manufacturers and exporters have urged the government to continue providing its support to the sector as a strategy to ensure sustainable economic growth of the country. Bangla...

Japanese investment in BD increasing steadily: JBCCI

FE Report November 19, 2018 10:40:14

Investment by Japanese companies in Bangladesh has been increasing steadily at a rate of 16-17 per cent for last few years with the majority of investors showing growing interest for expansion of bu...

BTRC issues regulations for telcos on service quality

FE Report November 19, 2018 10:22:03

Bangladesh Telecommunication Regulatory Commission (BTRC) has finally published a set of Quality of Service (QoS) regulations for the country's telecom service providers. Under the new regulations, t...

May says getting rid of her risks delaying Brexit

Reuters November 19, 2018 10:08:27

British Prime Minister Theresa May said on Sunday toppling her would risk delaying Brexit and she would not let talk of a leadership challenge distract her from a critical week of negotiations with Br...

Jute ministry seeks fund to pay wages to BJMC workers

FE Report November 19, 2018 09:52:20

The Ministry of Textiles and Jute (MoTJ) has sought over Tk 2.80 billion from the government to pay wages and allowances to workers of Bangladesh Jute Mills Corporation (BJMC), officials said. They s...

Muhith blames bankers for promoting default culture

FE Report November 19, 2018 09:42:22

Finance Minister A M A Muhith came down heavily on bankers on Sunday, and blamed their non-co-operative approach for increasing the number of defaulters incessantly. "I noticed, you people (bankers),...

Govt fails to ratify Montreal Convention

Mir Mostafizur Rahaman November 19, 2018 09:37:56

Despite repeated pledges, the government has failed to ratify the Montreal Convention (MC) that guarantees higher compensation to the passengers. Soon after the crash of US Bangla aircraft at the Kat...

DIFE tele helpline for RMG workers fails to pay off

Monira Munni November 18, 2018 22:47:21

The bulk of the complaints received by a telephone helpline that offers support for readymade garment (RMG) workers are related to wage payment and job termination, sources said. They also said that...

FTA implementation necessary for BIMSTEC: Tofail

-- November 18, 2018 19:53:08

Commerce Minister Tofail Ahmed has stressed on implementation of a free trade agreement (FTA) among member countries of the BIMSTEC. The minister made the statement while inaugurating the BIMSTEC 21s...

Govt to procure 0.6m tonnes parboiled Aman rice

-- November 18, 2018 18:32:26

The government will procure 0.6 million metric tonnes of parboiled Aman rice from farmers across the country from December 1. Food Minister Advocate Quamrul Islam made the disclosure while briefing r...

Regulatory barriers affect economic growth

FE Report November 18, 2018 15:32:37

BUILD, a leading private think tank has placed a recommendation for forming a high-powered committee of relevant stakeholders for understanding and addressing the constraints of the Tannery Industrial...

Leather footwear, goods expo begins in city Thursday

FE Report November 18, 2018 15:32:14

A three-day expo on leather goods and leather footwear will begin at International Convention City Bashundhara (ICCB) in the city on next Thursday, aiming to give an impetus to the country's economy....

Union Bank opens branch in Sylhet’s Moulvibazar

FE Online Desk November 18, 2018 14:51:49

Union Bank Limited has opened a branch at Mouvibazar in Sylhet. Omar Farooque, Managing Director of the bank inaugurated the branch at ceremony held today (Sunday), according to a press statement. D...

Three domestic flights miss departure schedules at Dhaka airport

FE Online Report November 18, 2018 14:34:01

Three domestic flights of different airlines failed to meet their departure schedules at the Hazarat Shahjalal International Airport (HSIA) in Dhaka on Sunday. A flight of Biman Bangladesh Airlines l...