TIB slams local govt system for ignoring public interest

Dhaka, May 19 -- Transparency International Bangladesh (TIB) has criticised the local government system for neglecting public interest. TIB said that candidates in Upazila Parishad elections often pr... Read More

BGMEA reiterates call for extending EU duty-free facility after LDC graduation

Dhaka, May 19 -- The Bangladesh Garment Manufacturers and Exporters Association (BGMEA) has again called for extending the transition period for continuing the existing European Union (EU) duty-free f... Read More

Anonymous brands hold 47pc of electrical accessories and lighting market: Study

Dhaka, May 18 -- Nearly half, or 47 per cent, of the Bangladesh market for electrical accessories and lighting products is occupied by anonymous brands, which are either locally manufactured, substand... Read More

Banking sector loses capacity due to lack of transparency, accountability: Dr Fahmida

Dhaka, May 18 -- The country's banking sector has lost its capacity to support macroeconomic stability due to a lack of transparency and accountability, Dr Fahmida said on Saturday. In a debate compe... Read More

BGMEA urges Chattogram Customs to address issues affecting RMG industry

Dhaka, May 15 -- The apex body for apparel exporters, BGMEA, has called on the Customs House, Chattogram to address the complexities and challenges surrounding customs-related services, including docu... Read More

19 end borrowers get Tk 3.64b in loans under FDIPP

Dhaka, May 13 -- Nineteen end-borrowers have received over Tk 3.64 billion in the form of 35 loans under the Foreign Direct Investment Promotion Project (FDIPP). The project, supervised by Bangladesh... Read More

EC summons lawmaker for casting vote openly

Dhaka, May 13 -- The Election Commission (EC) has summoned Awami League MP for Barishal 6 Abdul Hafiz (Mallik) for casting his vote openly. More to follow Published by HT Digital Content Services wi... Read More

Equalise opportunities for all in public procurement: Speakers

Dhaka, May 12 -- The government should remove discriminatory tax structures for local companies to ensure a level playing field for all domestic and foreign firms in the public procurement process, sa... Read More

Slayton Meale nominated new US Ambassador to Bangladesh

Dhaka, May 10 -- President Joe Biden on Thursday nominated David Slayton Meale as Ambassador Extraordinary and Plenipotentiary to the People's Republic of Bangladesh. He is expected to replace the in... Read More

DGHS orders closure of all unauthorised canteens and pharmacies in government hospitals

Dhaka, May 10 -- The Directorate General of Health Services (DGHS) has ordered the shutdown of all illegal canteens and unauthorised pharmacies in government hospitals, while also prohibiting any new ... Read More