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IFC to invest in Bangladeshi start-ups

International Finance Corporation has decided to invest in start-ups in Bangladesh with a view to encouraging innovative ideas. Its regional lead, South Asia-venture capital, …

More products to be VAT-free in new law

The government is expected to keep larger number of goods and services out of the …

Strong bond market needed to finance infrastructure: analysts

Bangladesh needs to develop a strong bond market to meet the financing demands of large infrastructure projects, speakers…

Chevron Bangladesh threatens employees with disciplinary actions

‘The management not only threatened the employee leaders, but also held them captive on the management floor for…

Private investment flatters to deceive

Private investment continues to remain obstinately stuck in the slow lane, putting a damper on the country’s growth…

IBBL vice-chair, 6 directors threaten to `resign’

Seven directors including the vice-chairman of the embattled board of directors of Islami Bank Bangladesh Limited on Saturday warned that many of the directors of the bank would `resign willingly’…

Dhaka not regaining GSP facility anytime soon

Bangladesh has been willing to send skilled health professionals like nurse and midwife to the…

Default loans unabated

The Bangladesh Bank fails to rein in the surge of default bank loans as the…

Mustafa Kamal’s strange inflation count

Two economists have faulted Planning Minister AHM Mustafa Kamal for moving into quarterly inflation data…

Telenor closes down online platform ekhanei.com in Bangladesh

Telenor, the parent company of market leader mobile operator Grameenphone, is shutting down its online…

ADP allocation jumps to Tk 1,53,331cr for FY18

Prime minister Sheikh Hasina receives a bouquet of flowers from finance minister AMA Muhith and…

Sammilito Parishad wins FBCCI polls

The Sammilito Ganatantrik Parishad, led by former BGMEA president Shafiul Islam Mohiuddin, has won the…

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