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Taiwan`s Foxconn says Toshiba deal `not over`

AFP, New Taipei City :The head of Taiwan's tech giant Foxconn said Thursday its pursuit of Toshiba "is not yet over", a day after the Japanese firm announced it

Amazon to buy Whole Foods for $13.7 billion

Amazon to buy Whole Foods for $13.7 billion

Reuters :Amazon.com Inc said on Friday it would buy Whole Foods Market Inc for $13.7 billion, in an embrace of brick-and-mortar stores that could turn the high-end grocer into

Apple poaches top Sony TV executives to boost video content

Reuters :Apple has hired two long-time Sony Pictures Television executives to expand the iPhone maker's push into original television programming, plunging deeper into a field crowded by Hollywood studios

Most Asia markets rebound but oil dive drags on energy stocks

AFP, Hong Kong :Asian markets mostly rebounded Thursday from the previous day's sell-off but energy firms struggled to recover after another plunge in oil prices as glut fears return.Both

Professor Dr. Mustafizur Rahman, Member Secretary, Board of Trustee, Centre for Policy Dialogue (CPD) speaking at a Post-Budget Discussion on National Budget 2017-2018, organized by Institute of Cost and Management Accountants of Bangladesh (ICMAB) at its Ruhul Quddus Auditorium in the city recently. Rupali Chowdhury, President, Foreign Investors' Chamber of Commerce and Industry (FICCI), Khondkar Ibrahim Khaled, former Deputy Governor, Bangladesh Bank, Md Abdur Rahman Khan, Deputy Secretary, Finance Division of Finance Ministry and Jamal Ahmed Choudhury, FCMA, President of ICMAB among others were also took part the discussion.

Professor Dr. Mustafizur Rahman, Member Secretary, Board of Trustee, Centre for Policy Dialogue (CPD) speaking at a Post-Budget Discussion on National Budget 2017-2018, organized by Institute of Cost and Management Accountants of Bangladesh (ICMAB) at its Ruhul Quddus Auditorium in the city recently. Rupali Chowdhury, President, Foreign Investors' Chamber of Commerce and Industry (FICCI), Khondkar Ibrahim Khaled, former Deputy Governor, Bangladesh Bank, Md Abdur Rahman Khan, Deputy Secretary, Finance Division of Finance Ministry and Jamal Ahmed Choudhury, FCMA, President of ICMAB among others were also took part the discussion.

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Md. Asaduzzaman, Superintendent of Police of Bagra, distributing clothes for Eid among the street children, organized by branch executive, officer and staffs of Bogra Zonal Office of Islami Bank Bangladesh Ltd. Officials of the concern branches were present.

Md. Asaduzzaman, Superintendent of Police of Bagra, distributing clothes for Eid among the street children, organized by branch executive, officer and staffs of Bogra Zonal Office of Islami Bank Bangladesh Ltd. Officials of the concern branches were present.

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Oil, gas giants could waste trillions in a 2C world

AFP, Paris :Thirty percent of investments planned by oil and gas majors over the next decade could be wasted if the world economy retools to cap global warming at

Uber co-founder Travis Kalanick resigns as Chief Executive

Reuters :Uber Technologies Inc co-founder Travis Kalanick stepped down as chief executive of the ride-hailing service, following intense pressure from investors, the New York Times reported on Wednesday.Five large

Apple issues $1b green bond after Trump's climate exit

Reuters :Apple Inc offered a $1 billion bond dedicated to financing clean energy and environmental projects on Tuesday, the first corporate green bond offered since President Donald Trump withdrew

Md Habibur Rahman, Managing Director of Al-Arafah Islami Bank Ltd. and  Ikram Farazy, exchanging a agreement signing documents at the bank head office in the city recently. Under the deal, Bangladesh expatriates living in UK and European countries to send their money through all the Branches and Agent Outlets of the bank very quickly and easily. Top officials from both the organizations were also present.

Md Habibur Rahman, Managing Director of Al-Arafah Islami Bank Ltd. and Ikram Farazy, exchanging a agreement signing documents at the bank head office in the city recently. Under the deal, Bangladesh expatriates living in UK and European countries to send their money through all the Branches and Agent Outlets of the bank very quickly and easily. Top officials from both the organizations were also present.

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Eid fever grips 'poverty-prone' areas in Rangpur region

BSS, Rangpur :As a result of improvement in economic conditions after driving away 'monga', the common people are preparing to celebrate the Eid-ul-Fitr festivity in the 'poverty-prone' areas of

Govt. exploring new labour market abroad

BSS, Dhaka :The government has completed a study to explore labour market in 50 countries including Europe, Australia and Brazil along with analysing labour market trend in Middle Eastern

Country's per capital income $12,000 by 2041: PM

BSS, Dhaka :Bangladesh's per capita income would be around US$ 12,000 by 2041 when the size of the economy would be 2.5 trillion dollars.Prime Minister Sheikh Hasina said this

LG brings Eid winning offer

Economic Reporter :Global brand LG Electronics Bangladesh has brought Eid Winning offer on the occasion of Eid-ul-Fitr to increase happiness of the festival. This scratch offer allows consumers to

Banks near malls open today

Business Desk :Banks in commercial areas, district headquarters and nearby big shopping malls will remain open on today (Saturday), the last weekend before the Eid-ul-Fitr holidays.Bangladesh Bank on Thursday

Low cost of clothes represents 'Made in BD' moniker

UNB, Dhaka :Walking past a busy corner at Chandrima Super Market adjacent to the city's New Market, the constant calling for attention by salesmen will introduce any layman to

M. Shahidul Islam Joined at SIBL as AMD

M. Shahidul Islam Joined at SIBL as AMD

Economic Reporter :M. Shahidul Islam joined at Shahjalal Islami Bank Limited (SJIBL) as Additional Managing Director on 20 June 2017. Prior, he was the Additional Managing Director of United

BEZA to set up solar zone for 1000 MW electricity

Economic Reporter  :Bangladesh Economic Zone Authority (BEZA) has planned setting up of a big solar power zone for generating at least 1000 megawatts (MW) of electricity, official sources said."The

Mohammed Shoeb, Chairman of Phoenix Insurance Company Ltd. presiding over the 31st AGM at IDEB Auditorium on Thursday in the city. The AGM declared 15 percent Cash Dividend for the year 2016. Md Jamirul Islam, Managing Director, Deen Mohammad, Mazharul Haque and Aziz-Al-Mahmood, Directors of the company among others were present.

Mohammed Shoeb, Chairman of Phoenix Insurance Company Ltd. presiding over the 31st AGM at IDEB Auditorium on Thursday in the city. The AGM declared 15 percent Cash Dividend for the year 2016. Md Jamirul Islam, Managing Director, Deen Mohammad, Mazharul Haque and Aziz-Al-Mahmood, Directors of the company among others were present.

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Quader for revised budget to make countrymen happy

BSS, Narayanganj :Road Transport and Bridges Minister and Awami League General Secretary Obaidul Quader on Thursday expressed his hope that the countrymen will be happy when the revised budget

Eid sales bonanza of Walton TV, fridge, home appliances

Economic Reporter :The markets and shopping malls in the country come alive with the rush and enthusiasm of customers as Eid-ul-Fitr approaches. Besides clothing, shoppers are thronging to the

Hamida Rahman, Chairman of Dhaka Insurance Ltd. presiding over its 17th AGM at a city auditorium on Wednesday. The AGM approved 12 percent cash divident for the year-2016. AQM Wazed Ali, Managing Director, Shampa Rahman, Vice-Chairman, AKM Kamruzzaman and M Mofizul Islam, Directors of the company among others were also present.

Hamida Rahman, Chairman of Dhaka Insurance Ltd. presiding over its 17th AGM at a city auditorium on Wednesday. The AGM approved 12 percent cash divident for the year-2016. AQM Wazed Ali, Managing Director, Shampa Rahman, Vice-Chairman, AKM Kamruzzaman and M Mofizul Islam, Directors of the company among others were also present.

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Govt to introduce 'auto gas' instead of CNG: Nasrul

BSS, Dhaka :State Minister for Power, Energy and Mineral Resources Nasrul Hamid on Thursday said the present government has taken initiative to introduce 'auto gas' instead of CNG (Compressed

Stocks close week up before 5-day Eid holiday

BSS, Dhaka :Stock market finished the week on Thursday upward through maintaining a steady rise for the fourth consecutive session.There will be no share trading at Dhaka and Chittagong

Md Abdul Wadud, DMD of City Bank Ltd. and Yousuf Aman, Director (Operation) of Eurocars Limited, exchanging agreement signing documents at the bank head office in the city recently. Under the deal, members of Citygem, the Priority Banking arm of the bank, will enjoy various exclusive benefits at Eurocars which include a complimentary five years maintenance package, complimentary concierge service, access to priority service lane and many more value adding offers. Nazmul Karim Chowdhury, Head of Brand of the bank and Abu Naser Mahmud, Head of Business Sales of Eurocars Limited and other senior officials from both the organizations were present.

Md Abdul Wadud, DMD of City Bank Ltd. and Yousuf Aman, Director (Operation) of Eurocars Limited, exchanging agreement signing documents at the bank head office in the city recently. Under the deal, members of Citygem, the Priority Banking arm of the bank, will enjoy various exclusive benefits at Eurocars which include a complimentary five years maintenance package, complimentary concierge service, access to priority service lane and many more value adding offers. Nazmul Karim Chowdhury, Head of Brand of the bank and Abu Naser Mahmud, Head of Business Sales of Eurocars Limited and other senior officials from both the organizations were present.

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Banks face huge rush ahead of Eid-ul-Fitr

Economic Reporter :As the general banking closed on Thursday before the five-day Eid-ul-Fitr vacation beginning tomorrow, commercial banks witnessed a huge rush of clients withdrawing cash to meet their

5-day Eid holiday at DSE, CSE begins today

Economic Reporter :The trading and official activities of the Dhaka Stock Exchange (DSE) and the Chittagong Stock Exchange (CSE) will remain closed for five days from today to June

BEZA gets $10b investment proposals for MEZ

Economic Reporter :Bangladesh Economic Zones Authority (BEZA) has got investment proposals amounting to US$ 10 billion in its Mirsarai Economic Zone in Chittagong.Disclosing it at a programme on Thursday,

Lawmakers term proposed budget as weapon for economic development

BSS, Dhaka :Lawmakers participating in the general discussion in the house on Thursday said the proposed budget for fiscal 2017-2018 is the weapon for continuous economic development to build

Mohammad Shamsul Islam, Deputy Managing Director of NRB Global Bank and Dr. Ahmed Zahid Hossain, Director (Operations),  Bangladesh Specialized Hospital,  signed an agreement at the bank's head office recently. Deputy Managing Director of the bank Kazi Mashiur Rahman Jayhad and Director (Operations) of the hospital Dr. Tanvir Uddin Ahmed were also present.

Mohammad Shamsul Islam, Deputy Managing Director of NRB Global Bank and Dr. Ahmed Zahid Hossain, Director (Operations), Bangladesh Specialized Hospital, signed an agreement at the bank's head office recently. Deputy Managing Director of the bank Kazi Mashiur Rahman Jayhad and Director (Operations) of the hospital Dr. Tanvir Uddin Ahmed were also present.

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