Govt seeking new investors for rail projects after China pulls out

China pulled out of two of the largest railway projects -- Joydebpur-Ishwardi Double-Line Project budgeted at TK 14,250 crore and Akhaura-Sylhet Dual-Gauge Railway Line budgeted at TK 16,104 crore....

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Ecnec approves 10 projects

The Executive Committee of the National Economic Council (Ecnec) yesterday approved 10 development projects, half of which were revisions.

18h ago| Economy

MFS helping Bangladesh become digital economy

Vision 2021, commonly known as Digital Bangladesh, one of the long-term socioeconomic development goals of the country, was unveiled more than a decade ago, and initiatives were taken accordingly...

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Consumers Association re-elects top brass

Ghulam Rahman, former chairman of Anti-Corruption Commission (ACC), and Humayun Kabir Bhuiyan have been re-elected as president and general secretary of the Consumers Association of Bangladesh (Cab).

18h ago| Global Economy

Biden vows to fix US money laundering loopholes

President Joe Biden’s administration will announce an anti-corruption strategy meant to tackle two major vehicles for money laundering in the United States -- real estate transactions and shell...

18h ago| Global Economy

IMF sees China’s growth ‘slowing notably’

China has an important part to play in the global economy as it recovers from Covid-19, but its growth is slowing, IMF Managing Director Kristalina Georgieva said Monday.

18h ago| Global Economy

China pledges housing support after latest default

China on Monday announced a reserve ratio cut and renewed support for the housing market as another Chinese property developer said it had defaulted on a major bond repayment.

Standard Bank wins Business Transformation Award-2021

Standard Bank Ltd recently won the “Business Transformation Award-2021” in the sustainable business category at the “Global Sustainability Leadership Award 2021”, organised by the World Marketing...

bKash sets up sanitary napkin vending machines at five garment factories

bKash has set up vending machines in five garment factories across the country to help female workers purchase sanitary napkins whenever needed.

Duranta to mark Victory Day with new bicycles

Duranta, a bicycle brand of Pran-RFL Group, recently launched four two-wheelers in red and green colour combinations marking the upcoming Victory Day on December 16.