Dhaka: 7:04 AM, Wed, 17 Jan, 2018

Bangladesh has achieved enough capacity: WB

Special Correspondent: World Bank (WB) Vice President for the South Asia Region Annette Dixon on Tuesday appreciated Bangladesh of increasing its capacity in project implement and fund disbursement.

Walton manufacturing world quality nuts, bolts and screws

Milton Ahmed: The local electronics giant Walton is manufacturing world-class nuts, bolts and screws, which are known as fasteners in engineering sector and also as industrial solutions in modern business, at its own factory at Chandra in Gazipur.

Gold prices increase again in local market

Economic Correspondent: Gold prices in the local market have increased after it has become costlier in the international market.

Marcel Digital Registration Campaign gets 2 months extension

Economic Reporter: Deadline of the nationwide Digital Registration Campaign, conducted by one of the local electronics and electrical appliances manufacturers ‘Marcel’, has been extended by another 2 months up to February 28, 2018. Earlier, the deadline was December 31, 2017.

Walton showcasing over 700 models of appliances at DITF

Staff Reporter: The country’s electronics giant Walton is showcasing and selling out more than 700 models of various sorts of products, including electronics, electrical, home and kitchen appliances, mobile phones, laptops, computer accessories and industrial solutions, at the ongoing month-long “Dhaka International Trade Fair (DITF)- 2018,” begin at Sher-e-Bangla Nagar in the capital on January 1 of this year.

Walton displays over 700 products at DITF

Economic Correspondent: More than 700 models of electronics and electrical models of Walton are being displayed and sold out at Walton Pavilion in the ongoing month-long 23rd Dhaka International Trade Fair in the capital.

Walton extends Digital Registration Campaign for 2 months

Economic Reporter: The country’s electronics giant Walton has extended the tenure of its nationwide ‘Digital Registration Campaign’ by another two months in line with huge customers’ response, along with the advent of new year and the 23rd version of the month-long ‘Dhaka International Trade Fair (DITF) - 2018’ started at Sher-E-Bangla Nagar in the capital on January 1, 2017.

Govt moves to reopen 13 closed mills

KMA Hasnat: Under public private partnership (PPP), the government has taken an initiative to reopen 13 closed state-owned textile mills which are currently owned by Bangladesh Textile Mills Corporation (BTMC).

Walton develops Big Screen Multi-touch Compo-TV

Milton Ahmed: The country’s electronics giant Walton has introduced its latest invention ‘Big Screen Multi-touch Compo-TV’ in the country’s television technology.

Walton setting up 3-storey pavilion in line with green technology

Economic Reporter: The country’s electronics giant is setting up 3-storey premier pavilion to showcase and sell out its wide ranges of electronics and electrical appliances at the upcoming 23rd edition of the month-long “Dhaka International Trade Fair (DITF)-18,” scheduled to begin on January 1 next year at the capital’s Sher-e-Bangla Nagar.

Gold prices increase in local market

Economic Correspondent: Gold prices in the local market have increased by around Tk 1,400 per bhori (11.664 grams) after it became costlier in the international market.

Abul Kasem Khan re-elected DCCI President

Economic Correspondent: Abul Kasem Khan and Kamrul Islam have been re-elected President and Senior Vice President of Dhaka Chamber of Commerce and Industry (DCCI) respectively for the year 2018.

MA Awal made AB bank's new chairman

Economic Correspondent: MA Awal has been made new chairman of the country's first generation private bank Arab Bangladesh (AB) Bank Limited after predecessor M Wahidul Haque resigned.

Rehab fair begins

Economic Reporter: The winter edition of housing fair organised by the apex body of realtors began in the capital on Thursday morning.

WB approves $245m to strengthen safety-net programmes

Staff Correspondent: The World Bank (WB) has approved an additional $245 million funding to improve the equity, efficiency and transparency of major safety-net programmes in Bangladesh.