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Japan urged to invest in BD telecoms

Dhaka, Feb. 23 -- There is huge scope for Japan to invest in state-owned telecom companies, including Teletalk and Telephone Shilpa Sangstha (TSS) Ltd. State minister for post, telecoms and ICT Junai... Read More


Switzerland keen to set up direct air links with BD

Dhaka, Feb. 23 -- Switzerland has shown its interest in establishing direct air links with Bangladesh. Swiss Ambassador to Bangladesh Reto Renggli expressed the interest during a meeting with Civil A... Read More


Thrust on more space for BD expat writers

Dhaka, Feb. 23 -- Speakers at a literary and cultural conference have sought greater scope for expatriate Bangladeshi poets and writers aiming to ensure publicity of their literary works in the countr... Read More


Pay benefits to retirees within six months: HC

Dhaka, Feb. 23 -- The High Court has directed the authorities concerned to pay financial benefits to teachers and staffers of MPO (monthly payment order)-affiliated educational institutions within six... Read More


Retailers, NRBs receive Asiatic Lab IPO shares at 60pc discount

Dhaka, Feb. 23 -- Each general investor received 86 initial public offering (IPO) shares of Asiatic Laboratories, while non-resident Bangladeshis (NRBs) got 143 shares against a deposit of Tk 10,000. ... Read More


Summit Power fails to avert stock's spiral despite delayed financial results

Dhaka, Feb. 23 -- The country's largest private sector power producer Summit Power has declared 10 per cent cash dividends for shareholders for FY23, lowest in 20 years after it recorded a 10-year-low... Read More


Reaching high-Income status

Dhaka, Feb. 23 -- Upon reaching the low middle-income status, a natural resource-poor populous country aspires to reach high-income status. As the low-cost labour advantage has already been exhausted,... Read More


UCB empowers Sylhet region with strategic business meeting

Dhaka, Feb. 23 -- In a bid to enhance its operational efficiency and reinforce its commitment to client service excellence, United Commercial Bank PLC (UCB) recently convened a pivotal business meetin... Read More


2700 children take part in ALOHA Bangladesh's 16th mental arithmetic competition

Dhaka, Feb. 23 -- ALOHA Bangladesh organised its 16th National Abacus and Mental Arithmetic Competition 2024 on Friday in Dhaka's Bashundhara International Convention City (ICCB). The day-long competi... Read More


How is Myanmar's civil war impacting Bangladesh?

Dhaka, Feb. 23 -- Fighting between Myanmar's junta and the Arakan Army (AA) rebel group in western Myanmar's Rakhine state has intensified. Casualties have also been recorded in Bangladesh, with two p... Read More