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Underprivileged children given shoes by Apex Underprivileged children given shoes by Apex

Apex Footwear Limited on Tuesday donated shoes to the children of a school for the underprivileged children…


China allocates $10 billion to fight rural poverty China allocates $10 billion to fight rural poverty

BEIJING: China today allocated $10 billion to support the development of its poor regions where over…


Bangladesh seeks more WTO support to boost trade capacity Bangladesh seeks more WTO support to boost trade capacity

Bangladesh has sought enhanced support from the World Trade Organization (WTO) to boost its trade capacity…


Softbank shares slide 10% after ARM takeover Softbank shares slide 10% after ARM takeover

Shares in Japan's Softbank have fallen 10% after being hit with a glut of sell orders following…


Banking stocks see higher demand on market Banking stocks see higher demand on market

Banking stocks were on higher demand on the market today (Monday) that also helped price indices close…


BPC issues first fuel oil tender BPC issues first fuel oil tender

Bangladesh Petroleum Corp (BPC) has issued its first tender to buy fuel oil as part of a move away from…


ADB trims 2016 growth forecast for developing Asia ADB trims 2016 growth forecast for developing Asia

The Asian Development Bank lowered its 2016 growth forecast for developing Asia on Monday, citing the…


'No job cut in Robi-Airtel merger' 'No job cut in Robi-Airtel merger'

Posts and Telecommunications Division (PDT) has sent merger proposal of Robi-Airtel to the Prime Minister's…


BB to unveil monetary policy next week BB to unveil monetary policy next week

Bangladesh Bank (BB) will unveil the monetary policy statement (MPS) for the first half of the current…


Deals signed with ADB for improved water supply in Dhaka Deals signed with ADB for improved water supply in Dhaka

The government on Sunday signed $275 million loan agreements with the Asian Development Bank (ADB) for…


US-Bangla adds 4 planes to fleet US-Bangla adds 4 planes to fleet

Country's private carrier US Bangla Airlines has decided to incorporate four aircrafts into its…


Bangladeshi workers 30% in Egyptian private sectors Bangladeshi workers 30% in Egyptian private sectors

About one third of the manpower in Egypt's Private and Investment sectors are from Bangladesh, a…


`Knorr Bangladesh - Spirit of Ramadan’ selected as the best commercial in Asia `Knorr Bangladesh - Spirit of Ramadan’ selected as the best commercial in Asia

`Knorr Bangladesh - Spirit of Ramadan’ has selected for the best advertisement in Asia. The advertisement…


Using home to fund retirement is a delusion Using home to fund retirement is a delusion

Downsizing your home to give yourself an income in retirement is unrealistic, according to the former…


Biman to acquire two Aircrafts, phase out two

Biman to acquire two Aircrafts, phase out two

Set to phase out two decades-old aircraft, Biman Bangladesh Airlines has decided to add to two more…


VW failure to compensate UK owners 'deeply unfair' VW failure to compensate UK owners 'deeply unfair'

       Volkswagen's failure to compensate UK owners of cars affected…


China economy grows more than expected China economy grows more than expected

China's economy grew by slightly more than expected in the second quarter of the year as the government…


Garment exports exceed target with 10.21% growth Garment exports exceed target with 10.21% growth

Bangladesh garment industry generated $28.09bn exports in the fiscal year 2015-16 which just ended,…


Militant attacks would not deter manpower export Militant attacks would not deter manpower export

Expatriates' Welfare and Overseas Employment Minister Nurul Islam B. Sc. on Thursday firmly said…


Nintendo shares up 50% on Pokemon Go release Nintendo shares up 50% on Pokemon Go release

Shares in the Japanese company Nintendo have seen a stellar rise since the release of their augmented…


Order from Pizza Hut on Twitter, Facebook now Order from Pizza Hut on Twitter, Facebook now

Pizza Hut has announced a new social ordering platform or "chatbot" which will allow conversational…


Tesla says autopilot involved in second car crash Tesla says autopilot involved in second car crash

Tesla has admitted that its autopilot feature was activated when one of its cars crashed on Sunday.…


Robi gets first Bangladeshi CEO Robi gets first Bangladeshi CEO

Robi Axiata Limited has appointed Mahtab Uddin Ahmed as its new Chief Executive Officer (CEO) and Managing…


Factory safety group sticks by Bangladesh after attacks Factory safety group sticks by Bangladesh after attacks

A group of fashion brands and retailers including Gap and Wal Mart working to improve safety in Bangladeshi…


US Stocks Surge to Record Highs US Stocks Surge to Record Highs

U.S. stock indexes surged to record highs Tuesday, with investors heartened by the big advance in the…


Airbus slashes delivery target for A380 Airbus slashes delivery target for A380

Airbus has more than halved its delivery target for its super-jumbo A380 planes.      …


ADP implementation on steady rise in FY16: Kamal ADP implementation on steady rise in FY16: Kamal

The rate of implementation of Annual Development Programme (ADP) maintained a steady rise in the just…


Inflation drops below target Inflation drops below target

The rate of inflation in the country stood at 5.92 per cent in 2015-16 financial year (FY16), down by…


SDGs hit ground but global env not supportive: Debapriya SDGs hit ground but global env not supportive: Debapriya

Debapriya Bhattacharya, a distinguished fellow at the Centre for Policy Dialogue (CPD), has said the…


New MD joins DSE New MD joins DSE

KAM Majedur Rahman today joined Dhaka Stock Exchange (DSE) as its new Managing Director (MD).  …


Bangladesh Bank, NY Fed meeting on heist postponed Bangladesh Bank, NY Fed meeting on heist postponed

A meeting between Bangladesh central bank officials and the New York Federal Reserve scheduled for this…


Marine fishing industry converts bottom trawlers Marine fishing industry converts bottom trawlers

With a government initiative, businesses are preparing themselves for sustainable deep sea fishing in…


Africa's Richest Man Plans Refinery to End Nigeria's Gasoline Woes Africa's Richest Man Plans Refinery to End Nigeria's Gasoline Woes

A plan by Africa's richest man to transform one of the continent's largest oil industries is…


Italy 'facing 20 years of economic woe' Italy 'facing 20 years of economic woe'

The IMF has warned that Italy faces two decades of stagnant economic growth.       Its…


The refugee who fled civil war and became a multi-millionaire The refugee who fled civil war and became a multi-millionaire

MONTREAL: Daniele Henkel decided she had to flee Algeria because she felt her children were no longer…


Stocks recover on mutual funds Stocks recover on mutual funds

Stock market on Monday showed sign of recovery when activities were higher around mutual funds and the…


After Bangladesh Bank heist, SWIFT now calls in outside help for security After Bangladesh Bank heist, SWIFT now calls in outside help for security

Interbank messaging network Swift has engaged cyber-security specialists BAE Systems and Fox-IT and…


National Living Wage has not led to job losses - survey National Living Wage has not led to job losses - survey

Employers have responded to the new National Living Wage (NLW) by raising prices or reducing profits…


Panasonic eyes Bangladesh to raise market share Panasonic eyes Bangladesh to raise market share

Panasonic India is looking to enter Bangladesh as well as African nations like Kenya and Nigeria as…

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