Saturday, 13 Apr, 2024


Korea-Bangladesh Chamber of Commerce & Industry organises ‘Meet the Delegates’

The Korea-Bangladesh Chamber of Commerce & Industry (KBCCI) recently organised a "Meet the Delegates" event at Sheraton Dhaka in Banani, aiming to create business opportunities for members of the chamber as well as for other prominent business individuals. Park Young-sik,

Dual policy in crude oil import duty hampers businesses

Private entrepreneurs have been incurring huge losses due to the government's dual policy for determining duty on crude oil import by the public and private sectors, prompting the crude oil importers to demand the same policy for all. Sources reveal that the Bangladesh Petroleum

Iran declares visa-free travel for 28 nations

Iran has recently made a notable announcement, allowing tourists from 28 countries to visit without needing a visa. This new rule, effective from February 5, is aimed at boosting tourism and strengthening international connections. The list of countries benefiting from this

'BAJUS now more organised under Sayem Sobhan Anvir's leadership'

Bangladesh Jeweller’s Association (BAJUS) is now more organised and vibrant than any period in the past under the dynamic leadership of Bashundhara Group Managing Director (MD) and BAJUS President Sayem Sobhan Anvir, according to speakers. The president is playing a key role to

World food price index falls near 3-year lows in January: FAO

The United Nations food agency's world price index fell in January to its lowest level in nearly three years, driven by declines in cereals and meat. The Food and Agriculture Organization's (FAO) price index, which tracks the most globally traded food commodities, averaged

Australian livestock ship returns home because of Red Sea attacks

A ship carrying thousands of livestock that has been stranded at sea for almost a month has finally docked in Australia, where welfare concerns mean some of the animals are expected to be offloaded. About 16,500 sheep and cattle have been stowed on the MV Bahijah since Jan. 5, when it

BAJUS Fair-2024 to boost local gold jewellery industry

The Bangladesh Jeweller’s Association (BAJUS) has hoped that BAJUS Fair-2024, the largest exposition of the country’s jewellery sector, will play a vital role in giving a boost to the domestic gold jewellery industry as well as creating a new position in the global market.

Govt to procure 1 cargo LNG, 60,000 MTs of fertilizer

The government today approved separate proposals for procuring some one cargo LNG and 60,000 metric tons of fertilizer to meet the growing demands of the country.   The approvals came from the 2nd meeting of the Cabinet Committee on Government Purchase (CCGP) this year held today

Elon Musk: Judge blocks 'unfathomable' $56bn Tesla pay deal

A judge in the US state of Delaware has annulled a $55.8bn (£44bn) pay deal awarded to Elon Musk in 2018 by the electric car company Tesla. The lawsuit was filed by a shareholder who argued that it was an overpayment. Judge Kathaleen McCormick ruled that the Tesla board's

Govt will take initiatives for development of gold industry

Prime Minister's Adviser on Private Industries and Investments Salman F Rahman said that the government will sincerely look into the issue of establishing gold ornaments factories in the country and creating export opportunities abroad by meeting the local demand of gold ornaments.

Qatar inks 15-year deal for Bangladesh gas supply

Qatar has signed a deal with US-based Excelerate Energy to supply Bangladesh with natural gas for 15 years, state-owned QatarEnergy said Monday. Doha will supply Excelerate with one million tonnes of liquified natural gas (LNG) a year to be delivered to floating storage units in

Jewellery industry to get highest govt support: Finance minister

Finance Minister Abul Hassan Mahmood Ali has said the jewellery industry will get the highest support from the government for its overall development. He said this at a meeting with Bangladesh Jeweller’s Association (BAJUS) leaders at his Dhanmondi residence in the capital on

Bashundhara City opens 'Mobile City’ and ‘Apparel Corner'

Bashundhara City has opened two new classified spaces — 'Mobile City’ and ‘Apparel Corner'— to serve customers with services of mobile devices, accessories, and clothing respectively. The market authorities opened the new spaces through colourful

Toggi Fun World makes JCI Carnival coulourful

The JCI Carnival and Inauguration-2024 took a thrilling leap as Toggi Fun World, the largest VR theme park in South Asia, amused the young minds being the patron of the coulourful event on Saturday. Toggi Fun World was one of the attractions of the annual carnival of Junior Chamber

Bashundhara City set to open classified spaces for mobile, apparels

Bashundhara City is opening two new classified spaces — Mobile City and Apparel Corner— on Sunday to serve customers with mobile phone services, accessories, and clothing, respectively. Mobile City surfaces basements 1 and 2 of the shopping complex in Panthapath of the

Bangladesh Bank includes Chinese yuan in RTGS

Bangladesh Bank (BB) has included the Chinese Yuan in the Real-Time Gross Settlement (RTGS) system. The Chinese currency will come into trade settlement on RTGS from February 4, as per a BB circular issued on Thursday (January 25). In September 2022, BB started automated clearing

BAJUS Fair kicks off Feb 8

BAJUS Fair 2024, the largest exposition of jewellery sector in the country, is set to begin on February 8 to showcase local innovations in gold and diamond products and the excellence of Bangladesh’s goldsmiths. Bangladesh Jeweller’s Association (BAJUS) is organising a

An outdoor event platform for your next adventure

An outdoor adventure that inspire, motivate, and renew the purpose of your life and living, Basecamp become popular among youngsters nowadays. The Basecamp concept has suddenly been accepted, and the response is ‘Experiences’ which help empower an individual and create

Nahar Choudhury made Coca-Cola MD

Ju-un Nahar Choudhury, has been appointed as the new managing director (MD) of Coca-Cola Bangladesh Limited. She is the first Bangladeshi to take on the role of managing director for this Fortune 500 company. A press release was issued in this regard. According to press release,

PM opens month-long Dhaka International Trade Fair

Prime Minister Sheikh Hasina has inaugurated the month-long 28th Dhaka International Trade Fair (DITF)-2024. She opened the trade fair at the Bangabandhu Bangladesh-China Friendship Exhibition Center in Purbachal New Town, on the outskirts of the capital on Sunday (January 21) morning.