Tuesday, December 10, 2019, 10:40:16 PM
Bangladesh steps 8 notches up in ease of doing business ranking

Bangladesh steps 8 notches up in ease of doing business ranking

Bangladesh is ranked 166 among 190 economies in the ‘Ease of Doing Business Index 2020’, according to the latest World Bank annual ratings released on Thursday. 

2019-10-24 16:50:33
Mastercard India elevates Vikas Varma to Chief Operating Officer

Mastercard India elevates Vikas Varma to Chief Operating Officer

Mastercard, a leading technology company in the global payments industry, announced the elevation of Vikas Varma to Chief Operating Officer.

2019-10-19 14:35:04
Bangladesh now lucrative destination for investment

Bangladesh now lucrative destination for investment

Indonesia's Foreign Ministry officials said Bangladesh is now lucrative destination for investment because of the leadership of Prime Minister Sheikh Hasina.

2019-10-18 17:26:10
German businessmen urged to invest in Bangladesh

German businessmen urged to invest in Bangladesh

Foreign Minister AK Abdul Momen invited German entrepreneurs and businessmen to invest in Bangladesh.
 

2019-10-18 14:38:38
China's economy grows at slowest rate since 1990s

China's economy grows at slowest rate since 1990s

China's economy grew at its slowest pace since the early 1990s in the third quarter, official figures showed.

2019-10-18 09:25:25
‘Bangladesh-Indonesia trade to get momentum’

‘Bangladesh-Indonesia trade to get momentum’

Bangladesh and Indonesia have signed an agreement to accelerate the import and export of both the countries, which will have various benefits including lower tariffs.

2019-10-16 19:08:26
Indian-origin Abhijit, wife, U.S.-born scientist win Nobel Prize in economics

Indian-origin Abhijit, wife, U.S.-born scientist win Nobel Prize in economics

Abhijit Banerjee, Esther Duflo and Michael Kremer were awarded the Nobel Prize in economics on Monday for research on alleviating global poverty.

2019-10-14 16:19:16
UKBCCI honors Tasmin Lucia-Khan

UKBCCI honors Tasmin Lucia-Khan

Ten British Bangladeshi residents, including former BBC News TV presenter, Tasmin Lucia-Khan, from a diverse range of industries, were honoured for their personal contributions and achievement, at the annual UKBCCI Awards, which took place in central London.

2019-10-13 20:06:23
7.2pc GDP for FY 2019-20: WB

7.2pc GDP for FY 2019-20: WB

World Bank (WB) forecast the Gross Domestic Product (GDP) growth rate of Bangladesh at 7.2 per cent for the fiscal year 2019-20.

2019-10-10 16:26:16
Govt introduces 2pc incentive on remittance

Govt introduces 2pc incentive on remittance

The government has started giving an incentive of two percent in remittance sent by expatriate Bangladeshi to encourage them sending money through legal channels..... 

2019-10-02 18:30:00
Action if more than govt-set price of onion charged

Action if more than govt-set price of onion charged

Dhaka South City Corporation (DSCC) Mayor Sayeed Khokon said that if anyone wants to destabilize the onion market by hiking prices or selling more than the government-fixed price.

2019-10-02 17:22:01
Bangladesh joins Medical & Pharma Fair in Saudi Arabia

Bangladesh joins Medical & Pharma Fair in Saudi Arabia

Bangladesh has joined Medical & Pharmaceuticals Trade Fair in Riyadh of Saudi Arabia that started on Monday (Sep 30).

2019-10-01 17:16:57
Drive at onion wholesale hub

Drive at onion wholesale hub

Chattogram district administration started raiding wholesale hub of onion at Khatunganj in the port city

2019-10-01 13:31:21
Create Social Business Banks for the Poor: Yunus at UN event

Create Social Business Banks for the Poor: Yunus at UN event

On September 27th, Final Report of the Financial Sector Commission on Modern Slavery and Human Trafficking was formally released in the UN as an important UN event in New York.

2019-09-30 21:31:53
First shipment of Hilsa reaches India

First shipment of Hilsa reaches India

After seven long years, Bangladesh government has allowed export of 500 metric tonnes of hilsa on the occasion of Durga Puja.

2019-09-30 20:06:01