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Aniduddha awarded medal by Belarus govt

FE ONLINE REPORT December 12, 2019 20:12:11

Aniruddha Kumar Roy, managing director of RMM Group was awarded a jubilee medal by the Belarus government. Mr Aniruddha, also Honorary Consul of Republic of Belarus in Bangladesh for last four years,...

Minister urges Competition Commission to ensure fair price

FE ONLINE REPORT December 12, 2019 18:33:49

Commerce Minister Tipu Munshi urged the Bangladesh Competition Commission to carry out its duty properly to ensure fair competition in the market so that people can buy products at the fair and stable...

WEWB, JBC ink deal to insure migrant workers

FE REPORT December 12, 2019 12:42:32

Wage Earners' Welfare Board (WEWB) has signed an agreement with Jiban Bima Corporation (JBC) to implement the mandatory insurance coverage of the migrant Bangladeshi workers from December 19. WEWB di...

Bankers suggest tech use to cover the unbanked

FE REPORT December 12, 2019 10:08:11

Senior bankers and policymakers have stressed the need for boosting financial inclusion using fintech to bring more unbanked people under the banking network for achieving sustainable development goal...

Unilever, BGMEA sign MoU to improve livelihoods of millions

FE Online Desk December 11, 2019 14:29:17

Unilever Bangladesh Limited (UBL) and Bangladesh Garment Manufacturers and Exporters Association (BGMEA) recently signed a Memorandum of Understanding (MoU) to work together on certain SDGs with Ready...

FSIBL opens agent banking outlet at Kamolgonj

FE Online Desk December 11, 2019 13:39:19

Agent Banking Outlet of First Security Islami Bank Ltd. started its operation on December 9 at Munshi Bazar, Kamolgonj, Moulvibazar. Mr. Syed Waseque Md Ali, Managing Director of the bank, inaugurate...

Facebook no longer among top 10 workplaces

-- December 11, 2019 11:52:01

Facebook Inc dropped to the 23rd spot in Glassdoor’s list of ‘Best Places to Work’ in 2020 from the seventh it secured last year, amid heightened regulatory scrutiny of the world&rsq...

BD, Iran mull over direct, regular shipping link

FE REPORT December 11, 2019 10:42:11

Iran has expressed its interest to open direct and regular sea connectivity with Bangladesh for increasing bilateral trade subject to economic feasibility, officials said. In response to the countr...

BTMA urges PM to stop duty-free benefit misuse

Monira Munni December 11, 2019 10:31:33

The country's textile millers have recently sought the Prime Minister's (PM) intervention to stop importing yarn, fabric and other materials through misuse and misdeclaration of duty-free benefit. Th...

DMTCL set to start work on another metro rail corridor

Munima Sultana December 11, 2019 10:27:05

Dhaka Mass Transit Company Limited (DMTCL) is set to start preparatory work on the development of another metro rail corridor in the city with getting a concessional loan of US$ 33.26 million from Asi...

UK economy flat-lines, hit by Brexit and global slowdown

-- December 10, 2019 22:34:29

Britain's economy grew at its slowest annual pace in nearly seven years in October, a weak backdrop to Thursday's national election, in which both leading parties are promising to boost growth, report...

WTO extends ban on tariffs for digital trade until June

Reuters December 10, 2019 17:50:07

The World Trade Organisation (WTO) members agreed on Tuesday to renew a 20-year moratorium on placing tariffs on digital trade for six months, allaying fears that people would have to pay duties on e-...

7,780 trucks registered in Jan-Nov

FE Online Report December 10, 2019 16:59:08

The number of truck registration in the country stood at 7,780 alone in January and November 2019, according to an official data. Of the total, 5,110 trucks were registered in Dhaka during the period...

Emirates’ fourth daily service on Dhaka-Dubai route from March 29

FE Online Desk December 10, 2019 14:40:13

Emirates is now set to launch its fourth daily service between Dhaka and Dubai from March 29, 2020 instead of June 1, 2020, as announced earlier. The fourth daily will boost Emirates’ weekly ser...

EBL to open branch at Mujib Shilpa Nagar

FE Online Desk December 10, 2019 14:01:23

Eastern Bank Limited (EBL) is going to open a branch at Bangabandhu Sheikh Mujib Shilpa Nagar (BSMSN) soon. In this regard, an agreement between the bank and Bangladesh Economic Zones Authority (BEZA)...

Mercantile Bank workshop on Residual Risk Assessment

FE Online Desk December 10, 2019 13:36:29

Mercantile Bank recently organized a workshop titled “Residual Risk Assessment” at its Training Institute in Dhaka. A total of 59 Executives and Officers from concerned divisions and bran...

FBCCI, NZ biz meeting Dec 11

FE Online Desk December 10, 2019 13:30:43

A discussion meeting between FBCCI and a New Zealand business delegation will be held on December 11 in Dhaka.  FBCCI senior vice president Md Muntakim Ashraf will chair the discussion. Leading e...

A magical Christmas and new year festivity at Amari Dhaka

FE Online Desk December 10, 2019 13:30:05

Amari Dhaka is all set to celebrate the Christmas and New Year’s Eve with a host of mouth-watering specialties and special festival getaways and exciting spa gift hampers to reflect the warm and...

US, Canadian officials converge on Mexico City to seal final changes to trade deal

REUTERS December 10, 2019 12:04:28

Senior US and Canadian officials were set to fly to Mexico City on Tuesday to work on the final changes to a languishing North American trade pact that could clear the way for a vote in the US Congres...

PSC with Petrobangla: Posco seeks review of commercial term

M AZIZUR RAHMAN December 10, 2019 11:25:44

South Korean oil and gas firm Posco International has sought a review of the existing 'commercial term' of its contract with Petrobangla to continue hydrocarbon exploration in deep sea block in the Ba...

Tannery relocation yet to yield benefits

FE REPORT December 10, 2019 10:52:22

The relocation of tanneries from Dhaka city to Savar has hardly yielded any benefit for the sector so far while making almost no contribution to better the environment and ensure labour rights, speake...

Payra coal-fired power plant commissioning faces delay

FE REPORT December 10, 2019 10:03:16

The partial commissioning of the Payra 1,320-megawatt (MW) thermal power plant project in Patuakhali is being delayed due to technical reasons, sources said. The delay is being caused by the non-av...

Daraz Bangladesh arranges future leadership programme

-- December 09, 2019 17:38:56

Daraz Bangladesh has arranged a case study programme, titled Daraz Future Leadership Program-2019 (DFLP), with the participation of 120 contestants from different universities of the country. The e-c...

China expects trade deal with US as soon as possible

REUTERS December 09, 2019 13:57:54

Chinese and US flags flutter near The Bund, before US trade delegation meet their Chinese counterparts for talks in Shanghai, China, July 30, 2019. Reuters China said on Monday that it hoped to make...

MISL, SALIHIN Sdn Bhd ink MoU

FE Online Desk December 09, 2019 13:37:38

Millennium Information Solution Limited (MISL) and SALIHIN SHARIAH ADVISORY Sdn Bhd signed an MoU to jointly promote Islamic banking software solution Ababil (Islamic Core Banking Solution), Human Res...

bKash wins best brand award

FE Online Desk December 09, 2019 13:28:11

bKash has won Bangladesh Brand Forum’s Best Brand Award 2019. The largest mobile financial service provider topped the chart of 100 most loved brands of the country this time. bKash is also aw...

NRBC Bank opens 72nd branch

FE Online Desk December 09, 2019 13:21:08

 NRB Commercial Bank Limited formally launched its 72nd branch at Dewan Tower, Nachol Bazar, Chapainawabganj on Sunday. Mr. Parvez Tamal, Chairman of NRBC Bank, inaugurated the branch as the Chi...

NCC Bank holds Dhaka regional confce

FE Online Desk December 09, 2019 13:10:21

NCC Bank arranged a periodical business conference for Senior Executives and Managers, Deputy Managers & Divisional In-Charge of Dhaka regional branches in the capital recently. Md. Nurun Newaz...

UK’s Tesco considers Asia exit

-- December 09, 2019 11:24:17

Britain’s biggest retailer, Tesco, has signaled a further retreat from its once lofty global ambitions by starting a review of its remaining Asian businesses, which could result in a sale of tho...

Address labour rights issues to avail GSP-plus benefits

FE REPORT December 09, 2019 11:10:35

European Union (EU) Ambassador to Bangladesh Rensje Teerink has suggested that Bangladesh should address outstanding labour issues including freedom of association in the Export Processing Zones (EP...