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Four-day heritage handloom festival begins Wednesday

FE Online Report October 21, 2019 14:54:16

A four-day ‘Heritage Handloom Festival-2019’ will kick off on Wednesday in the city aimed at promoting local handloom products and protecting the extinction of traditional items. SME Foun...

Workshop at Union Bank Training Institute

FE Online Desk October 21, 2019 13:47:29

Union Bank Training Institute organized a day-long workshop on ‘Prevention of Money Laundering & Combating Financing of Terrorism’ recently. Hasan Iqbal, CAMLCO & Deputy Managing...

FSIBL arranges biz confce of Rajshahi Zone

FE Online Desk October 21, 2019 13:42:55

The Quarterly Business Conference of Rajshahi Zone of First Security Islami Bank Limited was held on Sunday. The conference was presided over by Mr. Syed Waseque Md. Ali, Managing Director, First Sec...

Mercantile Bank workshop on ‘Cyber Security Awareness’

FE Online Desk October 21, 2019 13:09:39

Mercantile Bank recently organised a workshop titled “Cyber Security Awareness for Senior Management along with the divisional, departmental and unit heads of Head Office” at its training...

BRAC Bank opens service outlet at Wholesale Club

FE Online Desk October 21, 2019 13:03:51

BRAC Bank Limited has inaugurated a service outlet at Wholesale Club Ltd.   Selim R. F Hussain, Managing Director and CEO of BRAC Bank, inaugurated the outlet at Member Service Department (MSD)...

EBL launches co-branded card, prepaid card

FE Online Desk October 21, 2019 13:03:42

Eastern Bank Limited (EBL) jointly with the Wholesale Club, first hypermarket in Bangladesh, have launched co-brand credit, prepaid card and a joint Wholesale Club/EBL Lounge in Dhaka. The private ba...

Sanofi staff issue 48-hour ultimatum for compensation talks

FE Online Report October 21, 2019 12:52:10

Employees of Sanofi Bangladesh Limited on Monday issued a 48-hour ultimatum to the company's country chair and managing director for holding talks with the staff about their compensation demand. In a...

New regulations forcing French banks to step up bad loan sales: Deloitte

-- October 21, 2019 11:34:48

New regulations are forcing French banks to step up sales of bad loans even though their balance sheets are healthier than rivals in southern Europe, a study by Deloitte showed on Monday. European fi...

Parboiled rice export plan hits snag

YASIR WARDAD October 21, 2019 10:14:26

The initiative to export parboiled rice from Bangladesh is yet to make any headway due to lack of proper incentives, according to traders. Export of this daily-consumed white rice was banned in the c...

Hydrocarbon exploration: Last call for final deal on JV survey

M AZIZUR RAHMAN October 21, 2019 09:59:03

Petrobangla has invited again the Norwegian-US joint venture (JV) to ink a final deal to carry out a survey to delineate hydrocarbon reserves in the Bay of Bengal. This is the final call for the TGS-...

Govt moves to reduce import, export processing time

FE Online Report October 20, 2019 20:06:18

The government has set a target of lessening the time of completing import and export procedures to two days and one day respectively by 2022. Currently, the time for releasing import goods needs eig...

Tourism fair begins in Chattogram on Thursday

-- October 20, 2019 18:02:50

A three-day international tourism fair 'Chittagong Travel Mart 2019' begins in the port city of Chattogram from Thursday, October 24. The 11th edition of the fair is being organised at the Peninsula...

China dairy output surges 50pc over past decade

-- October 20, 2019 15:08:31

China's dairy output surged almost 50 per cent over the past decade, according to the country's market watchdog. Dairy production stood at 26.87 million tonnes in 2018, and per capita consumption rea...

eGeneration receives Microsoft award

FE Online Desk October 20, 2019 14:08:25

Microsoft  awarded eGeneration Ltd, one of the leading IT consulting, and software solutions providers in Bangladesh, as the Modern Licensing Solution Partner for FY19.   The award was gi...

SBL workshop on Islamic Banking

FE Online Desk October 20, 2019 13:50:53

Mr Md. Motaleb Hossain, Deputy Managing Director of Standard Bank Limited, inaugurated a two day-long workshop on “Islamic Banking: Concept, Products & Services” for the Bank’s b...

Premier Bank inks deal with CPTU

FE Online Desk October 20, 2019 13:45:54

The Premier Bank Limited has signed an agreement with Central Procurement Technical Unit (CPTU), IMED, Ministry of Planning to renew e-GP (electronic government procurement) to provide E-Payment servi...

Over a quarter of Muslim women journeys are solo travels

FE Online Desk October 20, 2019 12:39:39

  Twenty-eight per cent of Muslim women journeys last year were solo travels, indicative of a growing younger demographic willing to experience the world, according to the latest report released...

EBL, BASIS launch co-branded USD card

FE Online Desk October 20, 2019 12:21:26

Eastern Bank Ltd ( EBL ) launched a Mastercard Prepaid card exclusively for the  member organisations of Bangladesh Association of Software and Information Services ( BASIS)  and their emplo...

BTRC proposes terms and charges for VAS

FE REPORT October 20, 2019 10:57:04

The Bangladesh Telecommunication Regulatory Commission (BTRC) has proposed terms and charges for various telecom value-added services (VAS). The VAS providers can charge up to Tk 2.0 for a one-day pu...

Maternity leave still goes unpaid in RMG sector

FE REPORT October 20, 2019 10:55:34

Women in the ready-made garment (RMG) sector in Bangladesh do not receive legitimate benefits like paid maternity leave, according to a latest survey report. Most females polled have said they did no...

BKB mulls Tk 100b special credit scheme from next year

REZAUL KARIM October 20, 2019 10:23:45

Bangladesh Krishi Bank (BKB) is planning to undertake next year a Tk 100 billion credit programme for the small and marginal farmers as well as small rural entrepreneurs. If everything goes well, the...

Trade with key partners: FTAs to pay off 'in long term'

FE REPORT October 20, 2019 10:14:10

Despite counting revenue loss in the short-term, Bangladesh should sign free trade agreements (FTAs) with its key trading partners for better export growth over the long haul, speakers said at a sem...

Returns from livestock high: Study

Sajibur Rahman October 19, 2019 18:56:49

Returns from livestock are high, but overall extent of households rearing livestock has been falling, according to a study. The study, conducted by Bangladesh Institute of Development Studies, reveal...

China's courier sector reports steady growth in September

Xinhua October 19, 2019 16:54:15

China's courier sector posted steady growth momentum in September, according to an industry index. The China express delivery development index came in at 222.4 last month, surging 23.7 per cent from...

Huawei generates $86b revenue in nine months

FE Online Desk October 19, 2019 14:30:32

Huawei generated 86 billion US dollar in revenue in the first three quarter of the current year, a 24.4 per cent year-on-year growth. The company’s net profit margin in this period was 8.7 per c...

EBL partners with BASIS to launch co-branded USD card

FE Online Desk October 19, 2019 13:57:41

Eastern Bank Ltd (EBL) has launched a Mastercard Prepaid card exclusively for the  member organisations of Bangladesh Association of Software and Information Services (BASIS) and their employees....

Benapole port: Traffic chaos takes its toll on trade

Earning falls short of target by Tk 8b as of Sept October 19, 2019 13:10:56

Poor infrastructures and traffic congestions are among the problems that are severely affecting trade through Benapole land port in Jessore district, a major gate on Bangladesh-India border. Official...

Huawei in talks with US firms to license 5G platform

-- October 19, 2019 11:29:40

Blacklisted Chinese telecoms equipment giant Huawei is in early-stage talks with some US telecoms companies about licensing its 5G network technology to them, a Huawei executive told Reuters on Friday...

DFQF access to UK market to continue

REZAUL KARIM October 19, 2019 10:23:29

Ending all speculations about the fate of Bangladesh's exports in post-Brexit regime, the United Kingdom has assured Bangladesh of continuing its duty-free and quota-free access for Bangladeshi produc...

Sonali Bag gets ready for commercial production

ARAFAT ARA October 19, 2019 10:09:10

Bangladesh Jute Mills Corporation (BJMC) is set to seek investments for commercial production of Sonali Bag, an environment-friendly poly bag made from jute, by December, officials said. The commerci...