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Uncertainty looms over 
launching of MNP Mar

Uncertainty looms over launching of MNP Mar

Uncertainty loomed over the launching of Mobile Number Portability (MNP) service by March on trial basis as the mobile phone operators are yet to ready…

Multistoreyed buildings in every district, upazila approved

The Executive Committee of the National Economic Council (ECNEC) yesterday approved six projects, including one to construct multistoreyed buildings for insolvent freedom fighters in every district and upazila across the country, reports UNB. The approval came from the 19th ECNEC meeting of the current…

Global business concerned by ‘trade war’ threat

International Chamber of Commerce (ICC) has said there will be no winners from a trade war but open markets are - and remain - the key driver of economic growth, prosperity and job creation across the world, reports UNB. In view of growing global trade tensions - following the US administration's…

Bangladesh signs $40m financing deal with KfW

A financing agreement worth $40 million was signed yesterday between Bangladesh and KfW, Development Bank on behalf of the German Federal Government, to support implementation of the ‘Climate Resilient Infrastructure Mainstreaming (CRIM)’ project in Bangladesh, reports BSS. Economic Relations…

Remittance constitutes 7.24pc of Bangladesh’s GDP

Foreign Minister AH Mahmood Ali has said migration is a fundamental driver of development in Bangladesh, reports UNB. "To reap the benefits of this mobility, we need to ensure the process is safe and orderly and that migrants are supported throughout their journey," he said. International…
Unilever Bangladesh gets new CEO

Unilever Bangladesh gets new CEO

Kedar Lele has been appointed as the chief executive officer (CEO) and managing director (MD) of Unilever Bangladesh. Kedar has succeeded Kamran Bakr,…

Woman labourers, maids demand fixed working hours

On the eve of the International Women Day several women organisations yesterday demand for fixed working hours for women day laborers and housemaids, reports UNB. They also demanded to ensure safety and security of woman workers in their workplaces. These demands were made at a rally jointly arranged…

DSE, CSE witness marginal rise

Stocks witnessed a marginal rise on both the bourses-Dhaka Stock Exchange (DSE) and Chittagong Stock Exchange (CSE) yesterday, reports BSS. The prime index of the DSE, DSEX went up by 5.80 points to settle at 5,828 on the day though the turnover slipped to Tk 274 crore, the lowest in more than 20 months.…
China says ready for trade war as Trump tariffs loom

China says ready for trade war as Trump tariffs loom

AFP, BEIJING: China warned the United States yesterday that everyone will be harmed if President Donald Trump launches a trade war, as official figures…

Coca-Cola to launch its first alcoholic drink in Japan

AFP, NEW YORK: Coca-Cola plans to launch its first ever alcoholic drink in Japan, in a suprising departure for a US company identified with cola and other non-alcoholic beverages. While Coca-Cola dabbled in the wine business in the 1970s, the Japanese experiment is "unique" in the company's…

Radisson Blu Chittagong Bay View gets new MD

AKM Akhtaruzzaman, has recently joined as the managing director of Hotel Radisson Blu Chittagong Bay View, a press release yesterday said. Akhtar has completed a military career for 33 years. He has completed Master of Business Administration from Royal University, Dhaka and Master in Defence Studies…

BMW X3 now available in Bangladesh

Executive Motors Ltd, the only authorised sales and service centre of BMW vehicles, yesterday launched the all-new BMW X3,  a press statement said. It was announced at a press conference held yesterday at the Executive Motors showroom at Tejgaon in the capital.  Dewan Muhammad Sajid Afzal,…

German industrial orders slide in January

AFP, FRANKFURT: Industrial orders in Germany slipped in January, official data showed yesterday, but officials said confidence in Europe’s largest economy should remain unclouded. New contracts for industrial firms fell 3.9 percent month-on-month, federal statistics authority Destatis said, after…
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