Dhaka: 2:41 AM, Wed, 17 Oct, 2018

Walton investing 10M USD more in TV set production

Economic Reporter: Local electronics giant Walton is investing 10 million US dollars more in television production at its own factory in Bangladesh to manufacture best quality products for customers home and abroad.

Marcel surpasses last year’s fridge sales 

Economic Correspondent: Release of huge power efficient refrigerators with inverter technology compressors in the local market by the local brand Marcel is resulted in gaining its’ customers’ popularity that helped the company surpassing its previous year’s total fridge sales in the nine months of the current year. 

2 American researchers win Nobel economics prize

International Desk: Two American researchers have been awarded the Nobel Prize for economics for studying the interplay of climate change and technological innovation with economics.

Delta Medical College gets new car buying Walton AC

Economic Correspondent: Delta Medical College in Dhaka on Wednesday received a brand-new car after one of its officials bought two air-conditioners from Walton and registered them under the ongoing Digital Campaign season-3.

No need stabilizer in Walton fridge

Staff Reporter: The country’s electronics giant Walton is manufacturing and marketing refrigerators with inverter compressors, for which customers need not to use any voltage stabilizer to protect from voltage fluctuations.

Dhaka, Delhi agree to remove trade barriers

Secretariat Correspondent: Bangladesh and India have agreed to remove the existing barriers to expand bilateral trade.

ADB predicts 7.5pc GDP growth

Staff Correspondent: Asian Development Bank (ABD) has projected 7.5 percent GDP growth for Bangladesh in the fiscal 2018-19.

Walton gets HSBC Export Excellence Award

Staff Correspondent: Walton Hi-Tech Industries Limited (WHIL), a sister concern of the country’s electronics giant Walton Group, has received the ‘HSBC Export Excellence Award 2018’.

‘People will be encouraged to pay taxes if tax law made easier’

Staff Correspondent: Chief Justice (CJ) Syed Mahmud Hossain said tax return and wealth statement submission process should be easy so that people do not face harassment.

Walton Digital Campaign Season 3 offering new car

Economic Correspondent: The local electronics Walton started the season-3 of its digital campaign across the country from the first day of the current month witnessing huge customers’ responses towards the registration of the purchased appliances during the campaign’s previous two seasons of this year.

Rupee dives to new lifetime low

International Desk: The rupee on Monday crashed to a new record low of 72.44 against the US dollar.

Unilever accords reception to BAF Shaheen College

Staff Correspondent: Unilever’s hair care brand Clear Men accorded a reception to BAF Shaheen School, the runner-up of Clear Men Under-17 Football Tournament. The reception took place in the capital on Sunday.

UCB MD resigns

Economic Reporter: United Commercial Bank Ltd Managing Director AE Abdul Muhaimen on Wednesday submitted his resignation just a year after he was appointed for a three-year term.

Record fridge sales of Walton following Qurbani Eid

Economic Reporter: The local electronic giant witnessed a record in its fridge sales following the Eid-ul-Azha or Qurbani Eid, one of the biggest religious festivals of the Muslims performed across the country on August 22, 2018.

MD’s resignation won’t affect BASIC Bank: Muhith

Special Correspondent: Finance Minister AMA Muhith has said that resignation of Muhammad Awal Khan as managing director will not affect BASIC Bank.