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BD seeks efforts to address challenges of LDCs

-- September 27, 2018 13:47:49

Bangladesh has said a number of Least Developed Countries (LDCs) are now in the pipeline to graduate and their challenges should be taken into consideration so that they do not regress to the LDC cate...

Dhaka marks World Tourism Day

-- September 27, 2018 12:46:11

A colourful rally was brought out in Dhaka on Thursday morning marking the World Tourism Day 2018. The rally started from Matsya Bhaban intersection at around 8:30 am and ended at TSC intersection in...

India raises import tariffs in bid to stem rupee slide

-- September 27, 2018 11:59:10

India said on Wednesday it is raising import tariffs on 19 “non-essential items,” marking a further tilt toward protectionism as it tries to reduce its widening current account deficit and...

Uber to pay $148m in data breach cover-up settlement

-- September 27, 2018 11:40:04

Uber Technologies will pay $148 million for failing to disclose a massive data breach in 2016, marking a costly resolution to one of the biggest embarrassments and legal tangles the ride-hailing compa...

Palli Sanchay Bank moves to create skilled drivers

Rezaul Karim September 27, 2018 11:10:26

The state-owned Palli Sanchay Bank (PSB) has taken an initiative to produce skilled drivers in a bid to curb road accidents as well as create employment for them, officials said. Chairman of the ba...

Recruiters fleecing outbound workers violating govt rules: Right activists

FE Report September 27, 2018 10:55:54

No outbound worker can go abroad with the government-fixed migration cost as recruiters are violating the rules, rights campaigners said on Wednesday at a dialogue. They said even women workers als...

Committees to detect abandoned property in dists

Talha Bin Habib September 27, 2018 10:44:15

The government has formed two teams to identify and recover abandoned commercial property in the country, an official said. Commerce ministry has taken an initiative to identify such property locat...

Ctg port to get three more gantry cranes in early October

Pankaj Dastider September 27, 2018 09:56:49

A consignment of three more quay gantry cranes is likely to reach the port by the second week of this October. It will further expedite the Chattogram port's containerised cargo handling, A vessel c...

‘Gemsclip’ wins World Summit Awards Bangladesh

FE Online Desk September 26, 2018 21:20:15

Gemsclip, the fastest growing business-to-business (B2B) ecommerce platform of the country, received the World Summit Awards Bangladesh in the category of Business and Commerce as a local nominee, sai...

Novartis Bangladesh gets ‘Best Employer’ award   

-- September 26, 2018 19:34:21

Novartis (Bangladesh) Limited, a leading multinational pharmaceutical company of the country, has been awarded the "Dream Companies to Work For" - in pharmaceutical sector in 'Bangladesh Best Employer...

PROINSO, Joules Power win Asian Power Awards 2018

-- September 26, 2018 11:53:36

PROINSO, a global leader in the solar energy market, and its partner Joules Power have won the Asian Power Awards 2018 for a 28MW project in Bangladesh. The award ceremony was held on September 19 in...

Make supply chain sustainability management, reporting in SMEs popular

FE Report September 26, 2018 11:12:22

Supply chain sustainability management and reporting in small and medium enterprises (SMEs) in Bangladesh should be popularised to properly achieve Sustainable Development Goals (SDGs), experts said a...

Indian IT firm to provide service to RMG industry

FE Report September 26, 2018 10:51:18

An Indian IT service provider has recently opened its office in Dhaka, aiming to expand its business mainly in the country's growing readymade garment (RMG) industry. "Bangladeshi garment exporters a...

Farm credit disbursement falls 25pc in July-August

Siddique Islam September 26, 2018 10:47:20

Farm credit disbursement dropped by over 25 per cent or Tk 7.04 billion in the first two months of the current fiscal year (FY), 2018-19, despite the central bank's close monitoring. Disbursement o...

IMF team due next week to review SoCBs’ performance

Syful Islam September 26, 2018 10:47:08

A team of the International Monetary Fund is expected to arrive in the city next week to assess the overall performance of the state owned commercial banks (SoCBs), an official said. The IMF mission...

Businesses suffer as new VAT form full of inconsistencies

Doulot Akter Mala September 26, 2018 09:53:29

The faulty format of new Value Added Tax (VAT) returns has forced many of the businesses to submit their return in the older version, people familiar with the situation said. Officials of the Nationa...

Recruiting agencies free to send workers to Malaysia

FE Report September 26, 2018 09:44:56

All recruiting agencies will now be able to send workers to Malaysia under the existing government-to-government (G-to-G) plus arrangement. The decision in this regard was taken on Tuesday at a Joi...

BIAC chairman, CEO attend China Arbitration Summit

-- September 25, 2018 22:33:33

The China Arbitration Summit 2018 was recently held in Beijing. It was co-hosted by China International Economic and Trade Arbitration Commission (CIETAC), the Supreme People's Court of the People's...

Govt signs home-loan deals with five institutions

-- September 25, 2018 17:13:44

The government has signed Memoranda of Understanding (MoU) with five state-owned financial enterprises to sanction home loans for its employees. Md Jafar Uddin, an additional secretary of the finance...

BD’s aviation safety better than India's

FE Online Report September 25, 2018 15:32:36

The aviation and airlines safety features of Bangladesh are better than those of India, according to an international aviation safety survey. The United Nations' International Civil Aviation Organisa...

Pubali Bank signs deal with Titas Gas

FE Online Desk September 25, 2018 14:22:03

Pubali Bank Ltd. recently signed an agreement with Titas Gas Transmission & Distribution Company Ltd. for gas bill collection at Titas Gas Head Office, Karwan Bazar. Abu Habib Khairul Kabir, Ge...

NCC Bank arranges "Effective Branch Banking Course"

FE Online Desk September 25, 2018 14:18:26

NCC Bank arranged a 2-day long "Effective Branch Banking" course at World Trade Centre, Chittagong for its Managers & Officers of Chittagong-based branches recently. Mosleh Uddin Ahmed, Managing...

BDBL arranges training course

FE Online Desk September 25, 2018 14:13:28

  Bangladesh Development Bank Limited (BDBL) organised a 4-day training course on “Core Banking Solution (CBS), BACH, BEFTN, RTGS and CIB Reporting” recently at its Karwan Bazar Tr...

Two more PCBs to open offices in HK

Siddique Islam September 25, 2018 13:50:44

Two more private commercial banks (PCBs) are going to set up representative offices in Hong Kong with no objection from the central bank, officials said. The PCBs are Exim Bank Ltd and The City Ban...

BRAC Bank awards employees

FE Online Desk September 25, 2018 13:42:26

BRAC Bank Limited has recognised its employees and valued partners for their outstanding contribution to successful implementation of Finacle Core Banking and Treasury Management System. Mr. Selim R....

Tesla building its own car carriers

Reuters September 25, 2018 12:59:15

Tesla is building its own car carriers, as the US electric car-maker faces vehicle distribution problems. The company is upgrading its logistics system but running into an “extreme” sho...

281 Rajshahi industrial units to get gas connection

-- September 25, 2018 12:54:18

A total of 281 more industrial units are going to get gas connections in Rajshahi region. Mayor of Rajshahi City Corporation AHM Khairuzzaman Liton revealed this while distributing gas-connection for...

As traders see oil at $100, India mulls importing less

-- September 25, 2018 12:11:30

With oil traders forecasting crude oil to rise to $100 a barrel by the end of the year, Indian refiners are considering cutting back their imports and relying more on cheaper crude already stored in i...

Oil near four-year high

-- September 25, 2018 11:43:54

Oil prices on Tuesday were within reach of four-year highs hit in the previous session, as looming US sanctions against Iran and unwillingness by the Organization of the Petroleum Exporting Countries...

Instagram CEO, CTO step down

-- September 25, 2018 11:26:43

Co-founders of Facebook’s Instagram, Kevin Systrom and Mike Krieger, have resigned as chief executive officer and chief technical officer, respectively, the photo-sharing app company announced l...