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Bank mergers: lessons for a sucker in despair

Dhaka, May 18 -- Only a few days or weeks before the Bangladesh Bank (BB) issued the April 4, 2024 circular, introducing guidelines for both voluntary and compulsory mergers, the Chairman of the ailin... Read More


CCCI holds meeting with Korean envoy

Dhaka, May 18 -- The Chittagong Chamber of Commerce and Industry (CCCI) held a view exchange meeting with the Ambassador of the Republic of Korea at the World Trade Centre (WTC) in the port city Chatt... Read More


CPA to get land to build Bay Terminal next week

Dhaka, May 18 -- The Chattogram district administration will hand over 500.9863 acres of khas land to the Chittagong Port Authority (CPA) to build the Bay Terminal at a token price within the next wee... Read More


Robi, Banglalink to explore network sharing

Dhaka, May 18 -- Robi and Banglalink, two leading mobile network operators in Bangladesh, signed on Thursday a Memorandum of Understanding (MoU) to evaluate possible sharing and rationalisation of the... Read More


Ju-Jitsu Association's Newton among two arrested over alleged rape of sportswoman

Dhaka, May 18 -- The Rapid Action Battalion has arrested two people, including Bangladesh Ju-Jitsu Association General Secretary Rafiqul Islam Newton, on charges of raping a sportswoman. The two were... Read More


Three labourers die falling from Basabo building

Dhaka, May 18 -- Three construction workers died on Friday after falling from a 10-storey under-construction building in the capital's Basabo area. The deceased were identified as Altabur (40), Antor... Read More


Three labourers fall off Basabo building to death

Dhaka, May 18 -- Three construction workers died on Friday after falling from a 10-storey under-construction building in the capital's Basabo area. The deceased were identified as Altabur (40), Antor... Read More


Malaysia again shuts door for BD workers

Dhaka, May 18 -- Bangladesh is set to face another impact for its foreign exchange reserves as Malaysia -- a key destination for Bangladeshi workers -- announced it will no longer welcome Bangladeshi ... Read More


Modhumoti Bank holds 125th executive committee meeting

Dhaka, May 18 -- The 125th meeting of Modhumoti Bank PLC's executive committee (EC) was held on Saturday with the assistance of Zoom technology. EC Chairman Barrister Sheikh Fazle Noor Taposh chaired... 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