Dhaka: 10:26 AM, Tue, 21 Nov, 2017

Shehzad Munim elected FICCI president

Staff Correspondent: Mr. Shehzad Munim has been elected as President of Foreign Investors' Chamber of Commerce and Industry (FICCI) for 2017-19 and Mr. Kevin Lyon was elected Vice-President.

Per capita income rises to $1610

Staff Correspondent: The per capita income in Bangladesh has risen to $1,610 in the fiscal year 2016-2017, which was $1,602 in the last fiscal year, according to the Bangladesh Bureau of Statistics (BBS).

Arabian Food festival at Peninsula Ctg

Staff Reporter, Chittagong: Discover the warmth of Arabian hospitality with the richness of traditional Arabian buffet spread at only at The Peninsula Chittagong, the most Magnificent Feast of the year, displaying a staggering amount of different flavors, assembled especially from the authenticity of Arabia.

Dhaka-Ashulia elevated expressway approved

KMA Hasnat: The construction work of Dhaka-Ashulia Elevated Expressway is expected to begin soon under a direct government-to-government (G-2-G) agreement.

Bangladesh Bank signs MoU with ICIEC

Staff Correspondent: Bangladesh Bank (BB) has signed a memorandum of understanding (MoU) with The Islamic Corporation for the Insurance of Investment and Export Credit (ICIEC) with the objective of formalizing relationship and establishing a basis for communication and exchange of information between the two entities.

Dhaka-Ashulia elevated expressway work to start soon

KMA Hasnat: The construction work of Dhaka-Ashulia Elevated Expressway is expected to begin soon under a direct government-to-government (G-2-G) agreement.

Walton to sale over 50 models of home appliances in winter

Milton Ahmed: The country’s electronics giant ‘Walton’ is going to showcase and sale out more than 50 models of different sorts of home appliances, which demands are generally increased across the country in winter season.

Walton to launch desktop PC, monitor, pen drive, router

Milton Ahmed: Local brand Walton is set to launch various technology products including desktop computer, monitor, pen drive, memory card and Wi-Fi router in local market, which would be assembled and manufactured locally.

80pc banks unable to face accidents in data centre

Staff Correspondent: 80 percent banks in the country do not have enough skilled and efficient manpower to face any accidents such as cyber attack, fire in their data centre.

Clients can now avail interbank transaction service at home

Economic Correspondent: Bangladesh Bank (BB) launched the Internet Banking Fund Transfer (IBFT) for settling interbank transactions to provide more easy, swift and low-cost banking service to the clients.

BSRM signs MoU with ANZ Properties Ltd in Ctg

Staff Reporter, Chittagong: The Largest steel manufacturer BSRM signed a Memorandum of Understanding (MoU) with one of the leading Real Estate Company of the country ANZ Properties Ltd. on Tuesday in Chittagong.

Income Tax Fair begins Nov 1

Economic Correspondent: The weeklong Income Tax Fair is scheduled to begin in Dhaka and seven other divisional cities across the country on Wednesday (November 1).

Third Bangladesh-Japan Economic Dialogue held

Staff Correspondent: The Third Japan-Bangladesh Public Private Joint Economic Dialogue (PPED3) has been held in Tokyo on Tuesday with an aim to strengthen economic relation and cooperation existing between Bangladesh and Japan.

Tripartite MoU inked to strengthen digital payment services

Staff Correspondent: Access to Information (a2i), Bank Asia and Mastercard on Monday inked a tripartite Memorandum of Understanding (MoU) with a view to tap the unbanked rural people and make the digital payment services accessible through Union Digital Centers (UDCs).

Marcel Digital Campaign draws huge customers’ attention

Economic Correspondent: The ongoing Marcel Digital Campaign is drawing huge customer’s attention across the country.