BGMEA receives donation from Tom Tailor liaison office By UNB | Last Updated: 2nd April, 2020, 00:46

Tom Tailor Sourcing Limited, Bangladesh Liaison Office, has decided to donate one-day salaries of its employees to the BGMEA fund

BGMEA receives donation from Tom Tailor liaison office

Coronavirus: Hili land port sees zero crossing for the first time in 48 years

Coronavirus: Hili port sees zero crossing for first time in 48yrs

The check post, which resumed operation in 1972 after liberation, was not closed for a single day for crossing of passengers


GP commits to provide 50,000 PPEs, 10,000 PCR kits GP commits to provide 50,000 PPEs, 10,000 PCR kits

Mobile phone operator, Grameenphone has confirmed to source and handover 50,000 units of medical-grade professional PPE


US$2.91 billion export order cancelled due to virus pandemic US$2.91 billion export order cancelled due to virus pandemic

The BGMEA president says that every moment buyers from different countries of the world are suspending purchase orders. For us, it’s not suspension but cancelation


Amazon workers strike over virus protection Amazon workers strike over virus protection

Amazon's practices are under scrutiny, as the number of reported coronavirus cases at its facilities increases, while demand for its services booms due to lockdowns across the world


China’s mobile operators lose 21 million users as virus bites China’s mobile operators lose 21 million users as virus bites

The rare industrywide slump in subscribers shows the pandemic crisis that first emerged in China late last year is crimping growth even at businesses that provide essential services and earn monthly revenue


BB to continue money market operation during general holidays BB to continue money market operation during general holidays

Bangladesh Bank  has taken a decision tokeep open the operation of repurchase agreement 


PRAN-RFL group prepares isolation unit in Natore hospital PRAN-RFL group prepares isolation unit in Natore hospital

“We have already sent a letter to the Directorate General of Health Services for permission and hope we will get it by this week.”, Kamruzzaman Kamal says


China to give more support for businesses hit by COVID-19: Xi China to give more support for businesses hit by COVID-19: Xi

Various industries and enterprises have been affected during the fight against the COVID-19 epidemic, said Xi


Covid-19: American Airlines to seek $12bn US government aid Coronavirus: American Airlines to seek $12bn state aid

Under the massive $2.2tn coronavirus relief bill passed by the US Congress last week, $50bn has been set aside for airlines with half given as grants


Saudi to raise oil exports to record levels as price war rages Saudi to raise oil exports to record levels as price war rages

Saudi Arabia, the world's top oil exporter which already announced a sharp production increase for April, said it would add additional supplies to the global market, deepening a glut


Brent oil dives over 7% to lowest since 2003 Brent oil dives over 7% to lowest since 2003

Oil has tanked in recent weeks on the back of collapsing demand, as COVID-19 slams the brakes on economic activity and the world’s appetite for energy


Coronavirus: Though banks limitedly open, bank staff ‘not received PPE’ Coronavirus: Though banks limitedly open

Though the Bangladesh Bank directed for providing PPE to bank officials, the authorities of many banks have not yet taken any initiative


Walton shares Tk 77cr profits with its employees Walton shares Tk 77cr profits with its employees

After a highly successful business during the fiscal year 2018-19, Walton earned handsome profits. Amount of the profit earnings for that period, Tk77 crore, has been shared with the employees


Coronavirus: Record number of Americans file for unemployment Coronavirus: US unemployment claims hit record

Nearly 3.3 million people have registered to claim jobless benefits for the week ended 21 March, according to Department of Labor data


Coronavirus: Orange juice prices soar on global markets Covid-19: Orange juice prices soar on global markets

The Covid 19 outbreaks are hitting both the supply and demand for orange juice


BGMEA thanks PM for stimulus package BGMEA thanks PM for stimulus package

Thank you Prime Minister for your endless empathy for our workers and industry," said BGMEA President Rubana Huq


Nike turns to digital sales during China shutdown Nike turns to digital sales during China shutdown

Sportswear firm Nike has seen online sales rise by more than 30% in China as it rides out its coronavirus store shutdowns


Bashundhara Group chairman visits Purbachal CBD project Bashundhara Group chairman visits Purbachal CBD project

The Purbachal Central Business District will be a modern commercial hub with all the necessary features of a smart city


Holiday at TCB, DNCRP cancelled Holiday at TCB, DNCRP cancelled

Holidays of all officials and employees of Trading Corporation of Bangladesh (TCB) and Directorate of National Consumer Rights Protection (DNCRP)  cancelled 


Customers can add money to bKash from any Visa card seamlessly Customers can add money to bKash from any Visa card

Eastern Bank Ltd (EBL) is providing technological support for this integration between Visa and bKash


Coronavirus: Carmakers answer pleas to make medical supplies Canada Carmakers answer pleas for ventilators and masks

Other major automakers are looking at ways they can shift manufacturing towards ventilators


COVID-19: Grameenphone urges everyone to stay safe at home

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Grameenphone has already implemented a contingency way of work for its employees and puts significant emphasis on driving awareness among its customers to fight back the outbreak of COVID-19 in Bangladesh, the release added


Coronavirus: UK supermarkets to recruit tens of thousands workers Coronavirus: UK supermarkets to recruit tens of thousands workers

British Prime Minister Boris Johnson on Friday ordered the shut down of the hospitality and entertainment sectors unless the COVID-19 outbreak is contained


31 wholesalers fined in Jatrabari 31 wholesalers fined in Jatrabari

Five traders were also given various prison terms


30 days that brought the world to the brink of a depression 30 days that changed the world

A global recession, once unthinkable in 2020, is now a foregone conclusion and some experts warn that the pandemic could drag the world's economy into a depression


Coronavirus: UK Government to pay up to 80pc of workers' wages Covid-19: UK to pay wages for workers facing job losses

It is understood that the wage subsidy will apply to firms where bosses have already had to lay off workers due to the coronavirus


COVID-19: ADB annual meeting rescheduled COVID-19: ADB annual meeting rescheduled

The 53rd annual meeting of the Board of Governors of the Asian Development Bank, scheduled to be held in Incheon Metropolitan City


Virus-hit Air New Zealand offered US$515 mn bailout Virus-hit Air New Zealand offered US$515 mn bailout

The airline has been hit hard by the crisis, as the government has sealed off borders to non-residents and advised against all overseas travel


ECB launches emergency $820bn coronavirus package ECB launches emergency $820bn coronavirus package

It was part of co-ordinated action launched by the UK, Japan, eurozone, Canada and Switzerland


Volkswagen to close most European plants amid coronavirus pandemic Volkswagen to close most European plants over coronavirus fears

Production will be halted in Spain, Portugal and Slovakia and Italy before the end of this week, sasys CEO Herbert Diess of the German auto giant


Coronavirus: More flights cancelled by Virgin, Ryanair and others Airlines cancel most flights as coronavirus spreads

Virgin Atlantic will cut four-fifths of its flights and has asked staff to take eight weeks of unpaid leave


Bangladesh to get $100m from WB to fight Covid-19 Bangladesh to get $100m from WB to fight Covid-19

The Washington-based lender has written a letter to Finance Minister AHM Mustafa Kamal with regard to this, Economic Relations Division officials confirmed Monday


Indian onions start entering Bangladesh Indian onions enter Bangladesh

Onion traders Selim Uddin and Mobarak Uddin say altogether 24 trucks are slated to enter Bangladesh on Sunday through Hili, carrying a total of 528 MT of Indian onions


China's ZTE subject to new US bribery investigation China's ZTE subject to new US bribery investigation

ZTE pleaded guilty in 2017 and paid nearly $900 million to settle with the US after an investigation found the telecommunications equipment maker conspired to evade US embargoes


Coronavirus: Supermarkets ask shoppers to be 'considerate' and stop panic buying Stores ask shoppers to stop panic buying

It comes after some shops began rationing the sales of certain products to avoid them selling out completely


Bangladesh receives “Best Foreign Participant Award” in Nigeria Bangladesh receives “Best Foreign Participant Award” in Nigeria

Bangladesh High Commission in Abuja, Nigeria participated in the 41st Kaduna International Trade Fair…


Europe ramps up coronavirus support for ailing firms Europe ramps up coronavirus support for ailing firms

The EU will also guarantee €8bn in loans to 100,000 firms to support the corporate sector


Khulna International Trade Fair  kicks off in Khulna KITF kicks off in Khulna

Mentioning the Padma Bridge is now visible, the chief guest said, country’s southwestern region would turn a large economic zone after completion of the Bridge


Postal saving schemes go automation Postal saving schemes go automation

Two separate accounts of two youths were also opened during that time under this automation system

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