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New ridesharing service in city from Dec 1

New ridesharing service in city from Dec 1

-- 2017-11-27 01:44:06

As the mobile app-based ridesharing services are gaining ground, a local IT company is going to launch similar service called 'Ezzyr' on December 1 for the commuters in Dhaka city. The Innovadeus Pvt...

BBF distributes Best Brand Award, 2017

BBF distributes Best Brand Award, 2017

FE Online Desk 2017-11-26 12:28:02

The 9th iteration of Best Brand Award, 2017 was held on Saturday at Le Meridien Dhaka. This year, out of 103 winners, 35 categories were awarded. Out of the overall top 30 brands, 10 were awarded,...

Loan deal with China's Exim Bank likely by Dec

Loan deal with China's Exim Bank likely by Dec

Munima Sultana 2017-11-26 12:00:00

A year-long uncertainty over getting Chinese loan for the Padma Rail Link project is likely to go soon as Exim Bank has confirmed signing of a loan agreement under government-to government arrangement...

Two multinationals vie for contract on LNG supply, terminal bldg

Two multinationals vie for contract on LNG supply, terminal bldg

M Azizur Rahman 2017-11-26 12:00:00

Two global firms are vying for clinching contract to build a small floating storage and re-gasification unit (FSRU) and supply around 200-million-cubic-foot-per-day (mmcfd) re-gasified LNG to Banglade...

ICMAB holds int'l confce on 'Leadership for Business Performance'

ICMAB holds int'l confce on 'Leadership for Business Performance'

FE Online Desk 2017-11-26 12:00:00

A day-long International Conference on “Leadership for Business Performance”, organized by Chittagong Branch Council of The Institute of Cost And Management Accountants of Bangladesh (ICMA...

Bangladesh to benefit from Brazil's wind-power experience

Bangladesh to benefit from Brazil's wind-power experience

-- 2017-11-26 12:00:00

Brazil on Sunday has expressed eagerness to share its knowledge of wind power with Bangladesh. Brazilian Ambassador in Dhaka Joao Tabajara De Oliveira Junior made the offer when he met State Minister...

BD e-commerce stores participating on Black Friday

BD e-commerce stores participating on Black Friday

-- 2017-11-26 12:00:00

Some Bangladeshi e-commerce sites (online shops) have started testing the watering concept of "Black Friday" in Bangladesh. Three big online stores have provided offers and discounts on products they...

US Thanksgiving sales hit record high

US Thanksgiving sales hit record high

-- 2017-11-26 09:42:04

Black Friday and Thanksgiving online sales in the United States surged to record highs as shoppers bagged deep discounts and bought more on their mobile devices, heralding a promising start to the key...

BEZA to get Iron and Steel zone

BEZA to get Iron and Steel zone

-- 2017-11-26 07:53:10

Bangladesh Economic Zones Authority (BEZA) will sign a Memorandum of Understanding (MoU) with Yunnan Yongle Overseas Investment Co. Ltd. on Wednesday for establishing Iron and Steel International Capa...

Ride-sharing Ezzyr service in Dhaka from Dec 1

Ride-sharing Ezzyr service in Dhaka from Dec 1

-- 2017-11-26 07:33:04

A local IT company is going to launch both car and motorbike ride services through its new mobile app called 'Ezzyr' on December 1. The opening manifests the growing popularity of mobile app-based ri...

Onion prices soaring

Onion prices soaring

-- 2017-11-25 12:00:00

After a little drop, the price of onions has risen up to Tk 100 per kilogram to slash household budget estimates in the country. The rise follows India’s decision to curb exports of the ‘...

Biman declares discount offer on ‘New Year’

Biman declares discount offer on ‘New Year’

-- 2017-11-25 12:00:00

Biman Bangladesh Airlines has declared discount offer to numbers of its international route especially to some popular outbound tourist destinations centering the New Year. Under the offer, Biman of...

China cuts coal dependency to prevent environmental degradation

China cuts coal dependency to prevent environmental degradation

Jubair Hasan 2017-11-25 12:00:00

China, the world's largest consumer of coal, has started reducing dependency on the fossil fuel to protect environment from being heavily polluted. To lessen the emission of Sulphur Dioxide (SO2), th...

Asif Chy obtains Gusi Peace Prize

Asif Chy obtains Gusi Peace Prize

-- 2017-11-25 11:09:34

Chief Executive Officer (CEO) of Chowdhury Group Asif A. Chowdhury has been awarded with prestigious Gusi Peace prize in Manila. The Gusi Peace Foundation mentioned the passionate commitment and con...

Sreemangal tea auction centre opens in December

Sreemangal tea auction centre opens in December

-- 2017-11-25 06:19:32

The second tea auction centre of Bangladesh will be opened at Sreemangal of Moulvibazar from next month. The government has already approved the tea auction centre in the district. Currently the port...

Dhaka commuters to experience new ride service

Dhaka commuters to experience new ride service

-- 2017-11-25 06:02:19

A new mobile app based ride service is set to be launched in Dhaka from the beginning of next month. The app EZZYR, downloadable from Google play store, has a resource pool of cars, motorbikes and th...

MIB Spirit arranges Winter Meet-Up 2017

MIB Spirit arranges Winter Meet-Up 2017

FE Online Desk 2017-11-25 04:04:01

Lifestyle brand MIB Spirit – Made in Bangladesh has organised the Winter Meet-Up 2017 in Dhaka recently. The MIB Spirit celebrates each seasons as their flagship event. The brand extends invita...

ONE Bank opens new branch in Ctg

ONE Bank opens new branch in Ctg

FE Online Desk 2017-11-25 03:45:36

ONE Bank Limited has opened its 90st branch at Muradpur area in Chittagong recently. Sayeed H Chowdhury, Chairman of ONE Bank Limited, formally inaugurated the branch, according to a press release....

Karnaphuli Insurance opens Pabna branch

Karnaphuli Insurance opens Pabna branch

FE Online Desk 2017-11-25 02:24:51

Karnaphuli Insurance Company Limited has opened its 28th branch in Pabna recently. Nasir Uddin ahmed, Vice-Chairman of the company, inaugurated the branch, according to a media statement. Chief Exec...

Marks & Spencer to lift B'desh apparel import

Marks & Spencer to lift B'desh apparel import

FE Report 2017-11-24 12:52:22

Marks and Spencer (M&S) will scale up its sourcing from Bangladesh, a top official of the British retailer said. The company, which has doubled its sourcing in the last couple of years, is planni...

Euro zone business roars

Euro zone business roars

-- 2017-11-24 12:50:58

Euro zone business growth is roaring ahead as the year draws to a close, surveys showed on Thursday, supporting the European Central Bank's move last month to announce a throttling back of its monetar...

OPEC chatroom dead as Qatar  crisis hurts Gulf cooperation

OPEC chatroom dead as Qatar crisis hurts Gulf cooperation

-- 2017-11-24 12:48:08

OPEC's most powerful internal alliance, bringing together the oil producer group's Gulf members, is disintegrating fast. As a six-month-old spat between Saudi Arabia and Qatar deepens, the organisati...

3,077 new human haulers in 10 months

3,077 new human haulers in 10 months

FE Online Report 2017-11-24 12:00:00

More than 3,000 new human haulers got registration across the country in the first 10 months of the ongoing calendar year. During January-October period of 2017, Bangladesh Road Transport Authority (...

Bangladesh, Myanmar discuss trade under BCIM

Bangladesh, Myanmar discuss trade under BCIM

-- 2017-11-24 12:00:00

Bangladesh and Myanmar have discussed ways to further strengthen cooperation in the areas of trade, energy and connectivity under Bangladesh-China-India-Myanmar (BCIM) initiative. The discussion took...

Uber, Mahindra team up on electric vehicles

Uber, Mahindra team up on electric vehicles

-- 2017-11-24 12:00:00

Ride-hailing firm Uber Technologies will partner with automaker Mahindra & Mahindra to add electric vehicles on its platform in India, the two companies said on Friday. Uber will deploy hundreds...

Berger honours architects for excellence

Berger honours architects for excellence

FE Online Desk 2017-11-24 12:00:00

Berger Paints Bangladesh Limited, in association with Institute of Architects Bangladesh (IAB), has awarded architects for their excellence in different categories recently. Rupali Chowdhury, Manag...

1.9m may submit returns this yr

1.9m may submit returns this yr

FE Report 2017-11-24 12:00:00

The Income Tax Week-2017 began across the country on Friday to provide tax-related services and help the taxpayers to have their returns filed without any hassle. Aiming to collect more taxes, the Na...

FBCCI shows interest to deepen trade ties with Portugal

FBCCI shows interest to deepen trade ties with Portugal

FE Report 2017-11-24 10:46:41

The Federation of Bangladesh Chambers of Commerce and Industry (FBCCI) requested on Thursday the Bangladeshi ambassador to Portugal to facilitate expansion of business with the European country. "Ban...

Nepal consumer market growing

Nepal consumer market growing

Asjadul Kibria back from Kathmandu 2017-11-24 10:12:08

Bangladeshi manufacturers can tap the fast-growing consumer market in Nepal through proper marketing, according to the Bangladesh envoy in Kathmandu. "There is a good potential for many consumer prod...

Singapore Airlines selects Airbus  to overhaul A380 fleet

Singapore Airlines selects Airbus to overhaul A380 fleet

-- 2017-11-24 09:02:53

Airbus has been selected by Singapore Airlines to provide cabin retrofit services for 14 A380 aircraft currently in service with the carrier, reports Travel News. The retrofit programme, which will b...