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12 organisations get national productivity award

12 organisations get national productivity award

-- 2018-04-18 17:01:56

Twelve organisations, covering all the major categories of industrial unites, on Wednesday received the National Productivity and Quality Excellence Award-2016' for their significant contributions to...

SBAC Bank holds training programme

SBAC Bank holds training programme

FE Online Desk 2018-04-18 16:28:26

The South Bangla Agriculture and Commerce (SBAC) Bank Limited has organised a training programme at its head office in the capital. The Training Institute of the SBAC Bank organised the training pr...

Realtors propose cutting registration fees by half

Realtors propose cutting registration fees by half

-- 2018-04-18 16:21:04

The country's realtors proposed that the government should reduce registration charges to 7.0 per cent from existing 14-16 per cent to help ease housing crisis being faced by middle and lower middle i...

NetLeaders achieves milestone in DasCoin licence sale

NetLeaders achieves milestone in DasCoin licence sale

FE Online Desk 2018-04-18 15:19:35

NetLeaders, the community of empowerment, has recently achieved a significant milestone with the sale of its 100,000th DasCoin Licence. DasCoin licence holders are provided with Cycles that represent...

Pre-budget parley: NBR to provide support for tech firms

Pre-budget parley: NBR to provide support for tech firms

FE Report 2018-04-18 15:05:33

The revenue authority will provide necessary trade facilitation for local electrical and electronic manufacturers and information technology companies in the next budget. National Board of Revenue (N...

Novoair tickets now on mobile app

Novoair tickets now on mobile app

FE Online Desk 2018-04-18 14:12:48

Novoair, one of the private airlines in the country, has introduced a mobile app aiming to make ticket purchase process easier and convenient for its passengers. Travellers can now book or purchase...

Bank Asia Securities celebrates 7th anniv

Bank Asia Securities celebrates 7th anniv

FE Online Desk 2018-04-18 13:37:02

Bank Asia Securities Limited (BASL) celebrated its 7th anniversary Tuesday at its corporate office. Mr. Md. Arfan Ali, President & Managing Director of Bank Asia and Director of Bank Asia Securi...

Daraz teams up with Umidigi Bangladesh

Daraz teams up with Umidigi Bangladesh

FE Online Desk 2018-04-18 13:05:19

Online shopping platform Daraz Bangladesh (daraz.com.bd) has recently signed a partnership agreement with Umidigi Bangladesh. Head of Commercial of Daraz Bangladesh, Fuad Arefin and CEO of Redgreen C...

Kashmir eyes tourists from Bangladesh

Kashmir eyes tourists from Bangladesh

-- 2018-04-18 12:49:00

Tourism players in Kashmir are seeking a pie from the rising number of tourists arriving into India from Bangladesh, which overtook the United States for the highest number of tourist arrivals in Indi...

Green Delta Ins re-elects chairman, vice chairman

Green Delta Ins re-elects chairman, vice chairman

FE Online Desk 2018-04-18 12:44:35

The Board of Directors of Green Delta Insurance Company Limited has recently re-elected Mr. Md. Abdul Karim as Chairman and Mr. Kamran Idris Chowdhury as Vice Chairman. Md. Abdul Karim, former Princi...

China, UAE cos place lowest offers in Bangladesh oil import tender

China, UAE cos place lowest offers in Bangladesh oil import tender

-- 2018-04-18 12:44:31

NEW DELHI: Energy traders Unipec and ENOC placed the lowest offers in a tender by Bangladesh Petroleum Corp to buy up to 1.52 million tonnes of oil products for import in the second half of 2018, offi...

Indonesian trade mission due on April 25

Indonesian trade mission due on April 25

FE Online Desk 2018-04-18 12:11:07

A trade mission of Indonesia will visit Bangladesh to explore the new business opportunities between the two countries. The Indonesia trade mission, led by deputy commerce minister of the southeast...

FSIBL holds quarterly biz confce

FSIBL holds quarterly biz confce

FE Online Desk 2018-04-18 11:27:10

The Quarterly Business Conference of Khulna Zone of First Security Islami Bank Limited was held recently. The conference was presided over by Mr. Syed Habib Hasnat, Additional Managing Director, Fi...

China seeks trade wall with EU against US

China seeks trade wall with EU against US

-- 2018-04-18 10:51:33

China’s international trade representative held a series of meetings with the ambassadors from major European nations last week to ask them to stand together with Beijing against US protectionis...

‘50-70pc of labourers in bidi industry are children’

‘50-70pc of labourers in bidi industry are children’

Doulot Akter Mala 2018-04-18 10:39:06

Around 50 to 70 per cent of the labour force in the country's bidi industry is children, a research study found. Although signboards in the bidi factories display that children are not allowed insi...

CEO of South Korean steelmaker POSCO to step down early

CEO of South Korean steelmaker POSCO to step down early

-- 2018-04-18 10:07:54

The chief executive of South Korean steelmaker POSCO will step down before his term ends in 2020 as he is keen for a younger person to lead the firm, the company said on Wednesday. Kwon Oh-joon, 69,...

$2.67b Padma Rail Link Project loan deal on April 28

$2.67b Padma Rail Link Project loan deal on April 28

FE Report 2018-04-18 09:41:01

The much-awaited loan agreement for Padma Rail Link Project will be inked in Beijing on April 28, paving the way for receiving the Chinese government's highest ever loan facility for establishing rail...

Tissue paper industry thrives on growing demand

Tissue paper industry thrives on growing demand

Yasir Wardad 2018-04-17 22:25:57

The tissue paper industry, mostly led by local factories, has kept booming in the country due to a change in the people's lifestyle with rising incomes. The paper napkin turned into a Tk 15.0 billion...

Daraz sales rise 6.0pc  on Baishakhi fest

Daraz sales rise 6.0pc on Baishakhi fest

-- 2018-04-17 22:20:45

 Bangladesh's e-commerce platform Daraz celebrated the 'Baishakhi mela' for the third time. The 16-day 'Baishakhi mela' started on March 30 and ended on April 14, says a press release. During th...

AIBL donates Tk 1m for new diabetes hospital

AIBL donates Tk 1m for new diabetes hospital

-- 2018-04-17 19:11:52

Al-Arafah Islami Bank Limited (AIBL) on Tuesday donated Taka one million to General and Cancer Hospital Research Foundation and Diabetes Centre to construct its new hospital near Dhaka-Chittagong High...

Islami Bank Chairman Arastoo Khan resigns

Islami Bank Chairman Arastoo Khan resigns

-- 2018-04-17 19:09:02

Arastoo Khan resigned from the post of chairman of the Islami Bank Bangladesh Limited (IBBL) on Tuesday. The former secretary of the government resigned from the post on personal ground.  &ldqu...

Govt moves to formulate act to promote jute pulp paper

Govt moves to formulate act to promote jute pulp paper

Talha Bin Habib 2018-04-17 17:41:06

The government is considering formulating a Jute Pulp Paper Act, aiming to bring back the past glory of golden fibre. The move came following requests from businesses and trade bodies. Earlier, the...

Nepal will sign deal to export hydroelectricity

Nepal will sign deal to export hydroelectricity

-- 2018-04-17 17:17:36

Nepali Ministry of Energy, Water Resources and Irrigation is preparing to sign a memorandum of understanding (MoU) with Bangladesh to strengthen energy cooperation between the two countries, according...

Lift all VAT, SD, surcharge on internet

Lift all VAT, SD, surcharge on internet

FE Report 2018-04-17 17:05:27

Cell phone operators have called for exempting internet usage from all value added tax (VAT), supplementary duty (SD) and surcharge in the upcoming budget, noting that such move would help increase in...

EBL makes donation to PM’s relief fund

EBL makes donation to PM’s relief fund

FE Online Desk 2018-04-17 16:48:24

Eastern Bank Limited (EBL) has recently donated Tk 50 million to the Prime Minister’s Relief Fund as part of the bank’s corporate social responsibility. Director of Eastern Bank Limited (...

Biman flight from Jeddah misses arrival schedule

Biman flight from Jeddah misses arrival schedule

FE Online Report 2018-04-17 14:32:31

One international flight of Biman Bangladesh Airlines failed to meet its arrival schedule at Hazrat Shahjalal International Airport (HSIA) on Tuesday. BG 236 from Jeddah was supposed to arrive the ai...

Thrust on removing sectoral constraints for raising export competitiveness

Thrust on removing sectoral constraints for raising export competitiveness

FE Online Desk 2018-04-17 13:47:49

The 5th SME Development Working Committee (SMEDWC) Meeting of BUILD took place at the conference room of the Ministry of Industries recently, said a statement. Chaired by Muhammed Abdullah, Secretary...

Tourist arrivals in Nepal from Bangladesh up 35pc

Tourist arrivals in Nepal from Bangladesh up 35pc

-- 2018-04-17 13:39:33

Hinting towards positive vibes in the domestic tourism industry, the inflow of foreign tourists in Nepal (via both land and air routes) has increased by 14.2 per cent to 288,918 in the first three mon...

MoU inked for bringing RMG workers under financial inclusion

MoU inked for bringing RMG workers under financial inclusion

FE Online Desk 2018-04-17 13:26:17

A MoU was signed between Sarathi – Progress Through Financial Inclusion project of Swisscontact Bangladesh and Bank Asia Limited for bringing RMG workers under financial inclusion. This proj...

Bank Asia launches online marketplace at agent banking outlets

Bank Asia launches online marketplace at agent banking outlets

FE Online Desk 2018-04-17 13:16:58

Bank Asia recently launched the Bank’s online marketplace at Agent Banking outlets through partnership with Grameenphone, said a statement. Md Arfan Ali, President & Managing Director of...