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TIB concerned over Farmers Bank’s cash crunch By Staff Correspondent | Last Updated: 9th January, 2018, 00:00

Transparency International Bangladesh (TIB) has expressed its grave concern over Farmers Bank’s failure to refund Tk 508 crore of Bangladesh Climate Change Trust Fund (BCCTF) and other depositors’…

TIB concerned over Farmers Bank’s cash crunch

‘Govt to lift ban 
on hilsa export’ ‘Govt to lift ban on hilsa export’

Fisheries and Livestock Minister Narayan Chandra Chanda on Monday said that the government will lift…


Malaysian trade team in city to explore biz opportunities Malaysian trade team in city to explore biz opportunities

An eight-member Malaysian trade delegation is now visiting Bangladesh to explore opportunities in renewable…


Steel makers contemplating 
fresh investment
Steel makers contemplating fresh investment

With increasing demand and consumption of steel and steel products the country’s steel manufacturers…


Lufthansa to hire 8,000 workers in 2018 Lufthansa to hire 8,000 workers in 2018

FRANKFURT AM MAIN: German airline group Lufthansa said Monday it plans to hire more than 8,000 people…


Nat’l vegetable fair begins Jan 14 Nat’l vegetable fair begins Jan 14

The 3-day national vegetable exhibition begins on January 14 in a bid to ensure safe vegetable production…


Hong Kong stocks

open higher Hong Kong stocks open higher

HONG KONG: Hong Kong shares rose again on Monday morning, putting the benchmark index on course for…


Tabarak made AMD of Prime Bank Tabarak made AMD of Prime Bank

Md Tabarak Hossain Bhuiyan was promoted to additional managing director (AMD) of Prime Bank recently.…


‘India awaiting concrete

proposal from Apple’ ‘India awaiting concrete proposal from Apple’

NEW DELHI: The commerce and industry ministry is awaiting a concrete proposal from iPhone maker Apple…


News of the day News of the day

Hong Kong stocks bounced back from early losses to clock up a tenth successive gain on Monday, in line…


India’s energy subsidies 
cut by $15b India’s energy subsidies cut by $15b

NEW DELHI: The central government of India reduced its energy subsidies–financial benefits provided…


UK factories optimistic for ’18 
despite Brexit concerns UK factories optimistic for ’18 despite Brexit concerns

LONDON: Britain’s manufacturers are more upbeat about the state of the global economy than at…


Global tech demand drives 
Taiwan’s exports to new high
Global tech demand drives Taiwan’s exports to new high

TAIPEI: Taiwan's exports climbed to a record amount in December, boosting confidence solid global…


Asian markets mostly up at start of week Asian markets mostly up at start of week

HONG KONG: Most Asian markets rose on Monday following yet more records on Wall Street but Hong Kong…


German industrial
orders dip in Nov German industrial orders dip in Nov

FRANKFURT AM MAIN: Industrial orders in Germany fell in November, data showed on Monday, but not enough…


Vietnam’s credit
growth forecast
at 19pc in 2018 Vietnam’s credit growth forecast at 19pc in 2018

HANOI: Vietnam's credit growth is much likely to stand at 18-19 percent in 2018, similar to the…


News of the day News of the day

British shoppers tightened their belts over Christmas, leading to the first year-on-year fall in spending…


World stocks enjoy best start to year since 2010 World stocks enjoy best start to year since 2010

LONDON: World stock markets hovered close to all-time highs on Monday as the best start to a year in…


India's agri sector likely 
to grow higher than 2pc India's agri sector likely to grow higher than 2pc

NEW DELHI: The country's agriculture sector is expected to grow higher than projected 2.1 per cent…


S Korea targets 4pc growth in exports S Korea targets 4pc growth in exports

SEOUL: Trade officials here expect Korea’s exports will grow 4 percent on-year in 2018. The target…


UK companies will face huge new VAT burden after Brexit UK companies will face huge new VAT burden after Brexit

LONDON: More than 130,000 UK firms will be forced to pay VAT upfront for the first time on all goods…


China to spend over $2b for 
40 special projects in R&D China to spend over $2b for 40 special projects in R&D

BEIJING: China has budgeted over $2 billion for major research and development programmes this year,…


Myanmar-S Korea
trade reaches
over $450m Myanmar-S Korea trade reaches over $450m

YANGON: Trade between Myanmar and South Korea reached 458 million U.S. dollars in the first seven months…


Oil prices edge
up on lower
US rig count Oil prices edge up on lower US rig count

SINGAPORE: Oil prices firmed on Monday on the back of a slight decline in the number of US rigs drilling…


Stocks extend losing streak 
due to large-cap dip Stocks extend losing streak due to large-cap dip

Stocks witnessed yet a sluggish session on Monday as most indices on the country's both bourses--…


Coca-Cola’s new flavour 
‘RimZim’ hits market Coca-Cola’s new flavour ‘RimZim’ hits market

Coca-Cola in Bangladesh launched the all new Jeera flavoured sparkling beverage ‘RimZim’.…


Huawei starts month-long 
promotional campaign Huawei starts month-long promotional campaign

Huawei Consumer Business Group has announced a special promo price for four of its popular handsets…


Symphony launches P9 plus smartphone Symphony launches P9 plus smartphone

Symphony recently launched a new smartphone created especially for the selfie lovers, Symphony P9 plus.…


Taka down against euro, pound Taka down against euro, pound

The local currency Taka dropped against the Euro and the UK pound, while it remained unchanged against…


Commodity at a glance Commodity at a glance

Prices of most essential commodities remained unchanged in the city’s kitchen markets on Monday.…

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