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BD to demand implementation of previous WTO decisions

BD to demand implementation of previous WTO decisions

FE Online Report 2017-12-04 12:00:00

Bangladesh will reiterate its demands for implementing previous decisions in the next WTO Ministerial Conference to be held in Argentina this month. The previous decisions include duty free, quota fr...

4G licence auction on Feb 13

4G licence auction on Feb 13

-- 2017-12-04 12:00:00

The auction for issuing licence of the fourth generation (4G) mobile phone services in the country will be held on February 13. Interested operators can submit their applications till January 14 next...

Groom 'local talent for mid-management positions in RMG industry'

Groom 'local talent for mid-management positions in RMG industry'

FE Report 2017-12-04 11:38:54

Grooming local talent for mid-management positions in the readymade garment industry can help save $6 billion a year, as these positions are mostly held by foreign workers, BGMEA president Siddiqur Ra...

Premier Bank organises ‘Probashi Palli Mela’ in Ctg

Premier Bank organises ‘Probashi Palli Mela’ in Ctg

FE Online Desk 2017-12-04 03:36:37

Premier Bank Limited has organised ‘Probashi Palli Mela’ at Shantirhat area in Rangunia upazila of Chittagong district for exchanging views with the local beneficiaries of expatriates. Fo...

Dollar shines after US tax bill passage

Dollar shines after US tax bill passage

Reuters 2017-12-04 03:17:05

Gold prices fell in Asian trade on Monday, as the dollar gained on expectations that the United States’ economy will expand further after the Senate passed a bill to overhaul the country’s...

Airbus eyes new aircraft delivery record

Airbus eyes new aircraft delivery record

-- 2017-12-04 02:40:17

Airbus planemaking chief Fabrice Bregier said the company still expects to deliver more than 700 aircraft to customers in 2017, a production record, despite delays in deliveries of engines from suppli...

Facebook's new London office to create 800 jobs

Facebook's new London office to create 800 jobs

-- 2017-12-04 01:02:09

Facebook is opening a new London office that will allow it to create 800 new jobs in 2018, underlining its commitment to UK as the country prepares for Brexit. By the end of next year about 2,300 peo...

Citizen’s confce on SDGs in Bangladesh begins Dec 6

Citizen’s confce on SDGs in Bangladesh begins Dec 6

FE Online Desk 2017-12-03 12:00:00

A day-long symposium titled “Citizen’s Conference on SDGs in Bangladesh” begins on December 6 at Krishibid Institution Bangladesh (KIB). The Citizen’s Platform for SDGs, Bangl...

Gucci faces probe over ‘tax evasion’

Gucci faces probe over ‘tax evasion’

Reuters 2017-12-03 12:00:00

Italian tax police have visited the offices of fashion company Gucci for fiscal checks as part of an investigation by Milan prosecutors into suspected tax evasion, a senior source with direct knowledg...

Uber services to go to Ctg, Sylhet

Uber services to go to Ctg, Sylhet

-- 2017-12-03 12:00:00

Uber plans to expand its services to Chittagong and Sylhet and introduce UberPool that matches a user with riders heading in the same direction. Uber's regional officials came up with the statement a...

Karmasangsthan Bank holds training event

Karmasangsthan Bank holds training event

FE Online Desk 2017-12-03 03:31:10

Karmasangsthan Bank has organised a training programme for its managers and senior officers at the bank head office on Sunday. Parikshit Datta Choudhury, Chairman of Karmasangsthan Bank attended the...

Export, import thru’ Benapole port resumes

Export, import thru’ Benapole port resumes

-- 2017-12-03 03:22:00

Export and import between India and Bangladesh through Benapole land port resumed on Sunday morning. The Indian Transport Workers Union called off their strike on Saturday afternoon. Indian transpor...

BKB holds review meeting in Cox’s Bazar

BKB holds review meeting in Cox’s Bazar

-- 2017-12-03 03:05:40

Bangladesh Krishi Bank (BKB) organised a day-long regional review meeting of the bank's branch managers of Cox’s Bazar region recently. Mohammed Ismail Hossain, Managing Director of BKB, delive...

SoCBs see profit drop or count loss

SoCBs see profit drop or count loss

Jasim Uddin Haroon 2017-12-02 12:00:00

Six state-owned commercial banks (SoCBs) saw their combined net profit erode in the last calendar year, largely for their own shortcomings, sources said. Of them, two scam-hit SoCBs -- Sonali and BAS...

Three Uber security managers resign

Three Uber security managers resign

-- 2017-12-02 12:00:00

Three senior managers in Uber Technologies Inc’s security unit resigned on Friday, an Uber spokesperson said, days after the company’s new chief executive officer disclosed a massive data...

Benapole port trade remains suspended

Benapole port trade remains suspended

-- 2017-12-02 12:00:00

The export-import activities through Benapole Land Port remained suspended for the third consecutive day on Saturday following a strike enforced by five Indian trade organisations at Petrapole. The t...

22 companies win ICSB laurels

22 companies win ICSB laurels

FE Desk 2017-12-02 12:00:00

A total of 22 companies won 4th ICSB National Award for Corporate Governance Excellence, 2016 for complying with corporate governance rules framed by Bangladesh Securities and Exchange Commission.The...

Chilli prices soar by Tk 60-80 a kg in city

Chilli prices soar by Tk 60-80 a kg in city

FE Report 2017-12-02 09:31:51

The prices of green chilli abruptly jumped by Tk 60-80 per kg at different kitchen markets in the capital on Friday.A kg of green chilli was sold between Tk 180 and Tk 200 on the day, which was Tk 120...

Bitcoin rebounds as US regulator gives hope

Bitcoin rebounds as US regulator gives hope

-- 2017-12-02 05:02:58

Bitcoin rebounded on Friday to hit the day’s highs above $10,500, recovering from an earlier dip below $9,500, after the US derivatives regulator said it would allow CME Group and CBOE Global Ma...

American Air reaches deal with pilots over scheduling error

American Air reaches deal with pilots over scheduling error

-- 2017-12-02 02:56:17

American Airlines has reached an agreement with its pilots union over premium pay for some December flights, both groups said on Friday, after a scheduling snafu gave too many pilots holiday time off...

Fish prices go up in city

Fish prices go up in city

FE Report 2017-12-01 12:37:01

Prices of fish and onion increased again last week, compounding woes of the consumers already hit hard by a surge in the prices of essentials. Prices of fish, especially those of indigenous ones, w...

Ceramic expo begins in city aiming  to further promote sector

Ceramic expo begins in city aiming to further promote sector

FE Report 2017-12-01 12:00:00

The first three-day 'Ceramic Expo Bangladesh-2017' began in the city aiming to create an avenue for both local ceramic makers and global stakeholders for further promotion of the sector. Commerce M...

Bitcoin price plummets to $9,000

Bitcoin price plummets to $9,000

-- 2017-12-01 12:00:00

Bitcoin slid to as low as $9,000 in volatile trade on Thursday, having lost more than a fifth of its value since hitting an all-time high of $11,395 on Wednesday. The cryptocurrency fell as much as 8...

Amu eyes more Indian investment in Bangladesh

Amu eyes more Indian investment in Bangladesh

-- 2017-12-01 12:00:00

Indian entrepreneurs can further invest in the industrial sector of Bangladesh for enhanced co-operation of both countries, hopes Industries Minister Amir Hossain Amu. "There exists an investment-fr...

Oil prices gain after OPEC extension of production cut

Oil prices gain after OPEC extension of production cut

Reuters 2017-12-01 10:49:56

Oil futures rose on Friday after OPEC and other major producers agreed to extend their production curbs in a widely expected move aimed at ending a persistent glut in global supplies. The Organisatio...

Nissan sues India over unpaid incentives

Nissan sues India over unpaid incentives

-- 2017-12-01 03:30:43

Japanese automaker Nissan Motor has begun international arbitration against India to seek more than $770 million in a dispute over unpaid state incentives, according to a person familiar with the matt...

Global oil markets on edge

Global oil markets on edge

Reuters 2017-11-30 12:00:00

Oil markets opened cautiously on Thursday ahead of the outcome of an OPEC meeting in Vienna later in the day, with members set to debate the path for an extension of the group’s supply-cut agree...

BB urges banks to train outgoing workers

BB urges banks to train outgoing workers

-- 2017-11-30 08:55:05

Bangladesh Bank (BB) urged all commercial banks to provide training to the unskilled workers who are going abroad under Corporate Social Responsibility (CSR) activities to increase the inflow of remit...

Farmers to get higher rice price this year

Farmers to get higher rice price this year

-- 2017-11-30 06:51:49

Farmers will get higher price for rice in the current Aman procurement season than last year. An inter-ministerial meeting decided to offer rice growers Tk. 39 a kg. It is Tk. 6 higher than last year...

Nilphamari Darwani Textile Mill resumes operation

Nilphamari Darwani Textile Mill resumes operation

Our Correspondent, Nilphamari 2017-11-30 06:17:30

State-owned Darwani Textile Mill in Nilphamari has resumed operation recently after remaining closed for more than 21 years. The mill, situated at Nilphamari municitality area, was established in 198...