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BTRC: 46% telco value-added services...

'46% telco VAS activated without...

Business

Thu, Oct 22 2020

Based on customer complaints, BTRC launched a survey on two services providers - Purple Digit Communication...

IFC’s $35m investment in Prime Bank...

IFC lends Prime Bank $35m

Banks

Thu, Oct 22 2020

The financing package is part of IFC’s $8 billion global Covid-19 fast-track financing facility,...

43% garment factories running with half...

43% RMG factories running with half...

Southeast Asia

Wed, Oct 21 2020

Worker layoffs and dismissals have increased sharply, while factories that have reopened are often operating...

Meeting suggests measures to accelerate...

Ideas for speeding ADB-assisted...

Economy

Wed, Oct 21 2020

As the economy shows early signs of recovery, concerted efforts, and special measures by line ministries...

Survey: 75% MSMEs seek subsidized loans...

75% MSMEs seek subsidized loans

Economy

Tue, Oct 20 2020

On the other hand, 11% firms did not require any support

Covid-19 impact: Micro, small, medium...

MSMEs in dire straits

Economy

Tue, Oct 20 2020

On the other hand, 83% of firms have reported losses during the last 30 days of the period of the...

Wage disbursement: RMG owners turn their...

RMG owners desert MFS for wages

Business

Mon, Oct 19 2020

In July, salary disbursed through MFS stood at Tk4, 587 crore, which drastically fell to Tk1, 064 crore...

'Bangladeshi firms leverage Oracle Cloud...

'BD firms leverage Oracle Cloud'

Business

Sun, Oct 18 2020

"With emerging challenges caused by the Covid-19 pandemic, Bangladeshi businesses have been moving...

TCB to sell potatoes at Tk25 a kg

TCB to sell potatoes at Tk25 a kg

Commerce

Sun, Oct 18 2020

As per the direction, per kg potato will be sold at Tk25 in the wholesale markets and Tk23 at cold storage...

Robi reaches 5C subscriber base...

Robi reaches 5C subscriber base...

Business

Thu, Oct 15 2020

On the occasion of five crore subscribers, Robi and Airtel customers will receive 50 million megabyte...

Beximco Pharma wins prestigious CPhI...

Beximco Pharma wins prestigious CPhI...

Bangladesh

Thu, Oct 15 2020

Beximco Pharma became the first in the world to launch generic Remdesivir as Bemsivir

DCs asked to ensure potatoes at Tk30...

DCs asked to ensure potatoes at Tk30...

Bangladesh

Wed, Oct 14 2020

Bangladesh produced 1.09 crore tons potatoes against the maximum demands of 77 lakh tons this year

IMF: Bangladesh to overtake India in...

BD to overtake India in per capita...

Economy

Tue, Oct 13 2020

For 2021, the IMF forecast a 4.4% GDP growth for Bangladesh

Planning Minister Mannan tests positive...

Planning Minister tests Covid-19...

Bangladesh

Tue, Oct 13 2020

The minister is now undergoing treatment at the Combined Military Hospital in Dhaka

Tariffs after LDC graduation to cause...

Tariffs after LDC graduation to cause...

Economy

Sun, Oct 11 2020

According to a study of the Bangladesh Enterprise Institute (BEI), Bangladesh has to pay a 9.5% tariff...

LDC graduation: Strong strategy a must...

Post-LDC graduation strategy...

Economy

Sat, Oct 10 2020

It is likely that Bangladesh will get a green signal at the CPD's next triennial review to graduate...

'Pandemic brought significant shift...

'Pandemic brought significant shift...

Business

Sat, Oct 10 2020

“Covid-19 has brought changes in people’s lifestyle and behaviour, giving a realization to...

'LDC graduation an opportunity for...

'LDC graduation an opportunity for...

Economy

Sat, Oct 10 2020

However, the business people and economists, who participated in the webinar, called for signing FTA...

World Bank: Informal workers hit hardest...

Informal workers hit hardest in BD

Economy

Thu, Oct 8 2020

Three-quarters of all workers in South Asia depend on informal employment, especially in hospitality,...

World Bank: Bangladesh's GDP growth...

Bangladesh's GDP better than South Asian...

Bangladesh

Thu, Oct 8 2020

Private consumption growth is likely to remain subdued with depressed wage income and a decline in remittance...

UK-based apparel brand threatens legal...

UK apparel brand threatens suing...

Business

Wed, Oct 7 2020

'False' allegation of non-payment of £28 million dues