Monday, September 21, 2015



 The World Bank's Board of Executive Directors today approved two projects totaling $900 million to help Bangladesh strengthen fiscal

City Bank acquires $30m loan from OPEC Fund

 City Bank recently signed a $30 million loan agreement with OPEC Fund for International Development (the OPEC Fund) to

Global stocks up for the week, US dollar climbs

 A gauge of global stocks declined for a second straight session on Friday, weighed down by weakness in technology

Discussions held in city to boost Korean business in Bangladesh

 Standard Chartered, the Embassy of the Republic of Korea to Bangladesh, Bangladesh Investment Development Authority (BIDA), Bangladesh Bank, and

NRBC Bank holds 11th AGM

The Annual General Meeting (AGM) of NRBC Bank was held on Thursday with Chairman SM Parvez Tamal presiding over

Dr Mashiur emphasizes on increasing productivity, market diversification

 Prime Minister's Economic Affairs Adviser Dr Mashiur Rahman on Wednesday emphasized on increasing productivity as well as focused on

BRAMA calls for withdrawing 60% duty on central air conditioning systemb

 The Bangladesh Refrigeration and Air Conditioning Merchants Association (BRAMA) on Wednesday demanded for withdrawal of 60 percent duty imposed

ADB approves $250m to boost social protection in Bangladesh

 The Asian Development Bank (ADB) and the government of Bangladesh on Tuesday signed a $250 million loan agreement to

Ali for appropriate policies to overcome LDC graduation challenges

 Finance Minister Abul Hassan Mahmood Ali on Sunday said that Bangladesh could overcome all the challenges of the LDC

ESSAB hosts training on fire safety requirements as per BNBC

 The Electronics Safety and Security Association of Bangladesh (ESSAB) successfully conducted a two-day training program on June 7-8 on

Alliance Finance recently signed an MoU with Kiva Han

Retail Finance Department of Alliance Finance PLCrecently signed an MoU with Kiva Han, a

Toab president demands withdrawal of VAT in tourism sector

 Md. Rafeuzzaman, president of Tour Operators Association of Bangladesh (TOAB), the apex association of the tourism sector, demanded for

Saudi Aramco says foreigners grab 'majority' of share offering

 Oil giant Saudi Aramco said Sunday that international investors had snatched up the bulk of shares sold in its

Govt will try to provide essentials at subsidized, fair prices to people: Ahsanul

 State Minister for Commerce Ahsanul Islam Titu on Friday said that the government would try to continue providing essential

MCCI applauds decision to reduce corporate tax rate by 2.5pc

 The Metropolitan Chamber of Commerce and Industry (MCCI) has applauded the government for the proposal in the new budget

India central bank holds rates as inflation risks linger

 India's central bank kept interest rates unchanged for the eighth time in a row on Friday, as inflation risks

ECB still has 'long way to go' to tame inflation: Lagarde

 The European Central Bank (ECB) still has "a long way to go" to tame inflation, its president Christine Lagarde

SEU Signs Service Agreement with United Hospital Limited

Southeast University (SEU) and United Hospital Limited (UHL) signed a Service Agreement

Unilever Bangladesh's campaign educates youth on plastic pollution

 Unilever Bangladesh Limited (UBL), in collaboration with Young Power in Social Action (YPSA) and Sunsilk, has taken a proactive

Winners of 'Women in Tech' announced

 Huawei announced the winners of its 'Women in Tech' competition at a gala ceremony held on Tuesday at a

Tk 250 crore in gold, jewellery smuggled daily into Bangladesh: Bajus

 Bangladesh Jeweller's Association (Bajus) has raised alarm over the rampant smuggling of gold and diamonds into the country, revealing

3 teams win Tk 1m prizes at Robi Datathon 3.0

 Robi Axiata Limited, Bangladesh's leading digital services provider, concluded the grand finale of Datathon 3.0 on Monday, said a

Govt plans to sell TCB commodities through permanent shops: Ahsanul

u State Minister for Commerce Ahsanul Islam Titu on Monday said that efforts are on to sell products of

FBCCI calls on businesses to prevent supply of substandard fire safety equipment

 The country's apex trade body FBCCI on Sunday urged businesses to prevent and regulate the supply of substandard fire

Nagad to solely disburse PM’s education assistance

 From now on, Nagad Ltd will be the only mobile financial service provider disbursing allowances from the Prime Minister’s

IFC marks a decade of impact through Partnership for Cleaner Textile Program in Bangladesh

 To bring systemic, positive change to the textile value chain in Bangladesh, IFC's Partnership for Cleaner Textile (PaCT) program

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