BD needs to accelerate FTA drive to face post-graduation challenges: Korean envoy

Dhaka, March 25 -- Bangladesh needs to accelerate its drive to ink both bilateral and multilateral free trade agreements (FTA) to keep its growth on track after graduation, SAID South Korean Ambassado... Read More

New airline Fly Dhaka to take off by Nov

Dhaka, March 25 -- A new private airline, Fly Dhaka Airlines Limited, will launch its operations by November this year, the airline has announced. Having secured its aircraft, the airline is now acti... Read More

C-sections outnumber normal births, rise 9pc in 2023: BBS survey

Dhaka, March 24 -- Caesarean-sections, or C-sections, have outnumbered normal deliveries in the country, as over half of the total childbirths took place through C-sections in 2023, according to the l... Read More

MIDAS SME Fair 2024 concludes

Dhaka, March 23 -- The three-day "MIDAS SME FAIR 2024" came to a close on Saturday with six SME entities being awarded for their outstanding performance. The closing event took place at MIDAS Centre ... Read More

No business allowed on roads in Ramadan: DMP

Dhaka, March 21 -- Businesspeople will not be allowed to conduct business on the roads in Ramadan, the city police have said. Strict measures have been taken up so that no businesspeople can conduct ... Read More

Bangladesh, South Korea to sign MoU on carbon market: Saber

Dhaka, March 21 -- A Memorandum of Understanding related to Article 6 of the Paris Agreement, which governs carbon markets, is ready and expected to be finalised within two months, said Environment, F... Read More

MIDAS SME Fair-2024 kicks off

Dhaka, March 21 -- A three-day long MIDAS SME Fair-2024 began on Thursday in Dhaka city, aiming to encourage youth and women entrepreneurs to advance in their entrepreneurial journey. Organised by Mi... Read More

TIB slams move to drop wealth statement obligation for govt employees, warns of more corruption

Dhaka, March 19 -- Transparency International Bangladesh (TIB) has strongly criticised the move to amend the Government Servants (Conduct) Rules-1979, which would repeal the obligation for government ... Read More

CCECC showcases dredging technology at Mongla Port Open Day

Dhaka, March 19 -- China Civil Engineering Construction Corporation (CCECC) recently hosted an open day event at Mongla Port in Bangladesh, showcasing their advanced trailing suction hopper dredger "X... Read More

Quality of January elections undermined by pre-election environment, violence: NDI-IRI report

Dhaka, March 17 -- The quality of the January election was undermined by incidents of state, ruling party, and opposition violence, as well as a pre-election environment characterised by increased pol... Read More