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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…


President for reinforcing trade ties with Canada President for reinforcing trade ties with Canada

Newly appointed Bangladesh High Commissioner to Canada Mizanur Rahman on Sunday made a courtesy call…


G20 nations pledge to boost trade despite growing protectionism G20 nations pledge to boost trade despite growing protectionism

The world's top 20 economies will work to boost sluggish global trade despite growing protectionism,…


After Eid holiday, Bank and stock to resume on Sunday After Eid holiday, Bank and stock to resume on Sunday

All scheduled banks will open tomorrow after the nine-day official holiday for Eid-ul-Fitr. Share trading…


Bangladesh assures Indian tourists of security Bangladesh assures Indian tourists of security

Bangladesh government has assured prospective Indian travellers that security issues would be properly…


Indian exporters eye Bangladesh fabric market Indian exporters eye Bangladesh fabric market

Indian textile exporters are seeking to widen their market in Bangladesh's garment industry by capturing…


Banks at customs facilities open on 8 & 9 July Banks at customs facilities open on 8 & 9 July

The branches of the banks in the customs houses in Chittagong, Mongla, Benapole, Pangaon and Kamalapur…


Japanese garment business to see rise in Bangladesh, security too Japanese garment business to see rise in Bangladesh, security too

Amid rising labor costs in China, Japanese garment industry is shifting production to Bangladesh and…


Pran-RFP group founder Amjad Khan's first death anniversary Pran-RFP group founder Amjad Khan's first death anniversary

The first death anniversary of industrialist Major General (retd) Amjad Khan Chowdhury, founder of PRAN-RFL…


Bangladesh tops 'emerging markets of the future' Bangladesh tops 'emerging markets of the future'

Latest research by major global rating agency identified Bangladesh as the toppers among leading '10…


Terrorism threatens growth in the 'world's sewing factory' Terrorism threatens growth in the 'world's sewing factory'

The terrorist attack on a cafe in Dhaka on July 1 not only claimed 20 civilian lives, it has also shaken…


Petronet plans LNG terminal in Kutubdia Petronet plans LNG terminal in Kutubdia

India’s biggest gas importer Petronet LNG Ltd has plans to set up a Rs.5,000 crore LNG import…


China plans 9 billion dollars loan for six rail projects in Bangladesh China plans 9 billion dollars loan for six rail projects in Bangladesh

Beijing:  China plans to provide Bangladesh with a whopping USD nine billion low-interest loan…


Import-export through HLP suspended for 5 days Import-export through HLP suspended for 5 days

The import and export activities will remain suspended for five days from Tuesday through Hili Land…


Retailers monitor situation, suspend Bangladesh travel Retailers monitor situation, suspend Bangladesh travel

One major fashion retailer has suspended 'non-emergency' travels to Bangladesh and others are…


Hazaribagh tanneries operate as usual with uninterrupted rawhide supply Hazaribagh tanneries operate as usual with uninterrupted rawhide supply

Defying pressure and many government deadlines, tanneries in the capital’s Hazaribagh area are…


Garment industry facing new challenge after Dhaka Attack Garment industry facing new challenge after Dhaka Attack

Some leaders of Bangladesh’s $26 billion garment industry fear Western fashion retailers to review…


Garment industry fears for future after attack Garment industry fears for future after attack

The horrific killing of diners at a Dhaka cafe has fanned fears that surging violence may imperil the…


Sluggish investment likely to intensify unemployment: UO Sluggish investment likely to intensify unemployment: UO

Unnayan Onneshan (UO) has revealed that the low implementation status of public investment coupled with…


BMW and Intel plan robot car production BMW and Intel plan robot car production

BMW, Intel and computer vision firm Mobileye have signed a deal to develop autonomous vehicles.  …


Biman plans big to fly to more destinations Biman plans big to fly to more destinations

Biman Bangladesh Airlines has worked out a plan to resume flight operations on some of its closed routes…


British Gas offers free electricity at weekends British Gas offers free electricity at weekends

British Gas is to offer free electricity for eight hours at weekends to two million customers who have…


Bashundhara Paper Mills organises IPO road show Bashundhara Paper Mills organises IPO road show

Bashundhara Paper Mills Limited organised a road show for floating initial public offering (IPO) under…


Agrani Bank MD removed for irregularities Agrani Bank MD removed for irregularities

Managing director of state-owned Agrani Bank Syed Abdul Hamid has been removed from his post for granting…

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