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Telcos to spend Tk 22,600cr on 4G services

Private mobile operators are seeing no way of getting back within the first three years a “substantial” return of the over Tk 22,600 crore …

Climate change to displace 20-30m Bangladeshis

The looming impact of climate change threatens to force 20-30 million people away from their …

Govt ‘pushing for urgent Thai rice’

Flood-hit Bangladesh is in talks with Thailand for an urgent purchase of 200,000 tonnes of rice to refill…

Home textile exports fail to reach potential

Despite having huge potential in home textile, Bangladesh is unable to expand its market share in the European…

Bangladesh signs first ever LNG import deal with Qatar

Bangladesh has finally signed its first ever deal to import LNG, a new fuel for the country aimed…

Businesses from both countries want a boost

(From right) Bangladesh Investment Development Authority executive chairman Kazi M Aminul Islam, Bangladesh foreign minister Abul Hassan Mahmood Ali, Sri Lankan president Maithripala Sirisena and Sri Lankan foreign minister Ravi…

WB to assess progress in VAT digitisation

A World Bank mission is expected to visit Dhaka next week to assess the progress…

Inflation rises in Q4 on food price hike

A file photo shows a grocer sitting inside his grocery in Dhaka. The point-to-point inflation…

No political will to clean up banking sector: CPD

Loan scam grips one bank after another and the overall financial sector mainly because of…

Default-loans stand at Tk 1,11,347cr: Muhith

Abul Maal Abdul Muhith. — New Age file photo Finance minister Abul Maal Abdul Muhith…

Deep-sea port may not be viable

A deep-sea port may not be viable for Bangladesh as big ships are unlikely to…

Policy drafted to discourage tobacco farming

The government has drafted a tobacco cultivation control policy that seeks to bar companies from…

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