5h ago| Banks

Loan write-offs decline as banks lose strength

Loans written off by banks in Bangladesh nosedived as lenders’ ability to keep 100 per cent provisioning against delinquent assets has squeezed amid business slowdown caused by the coronavirus...

5h ago| Economy

Mega project for digital economy

The government is undertaking a mega project worth Tk 2,541 crore to create an enabling environment for the digital economy as it gears up for the Fourth Industrial Revolution.

5h ago| Tax & Customs

Nahid Enterprise sued for dodging Tk 275cr VAT

The VAT Intelligence has sued Nahid Enterprise for evading value-added tax of Tk 275 crore between July 2016 and May 2021.

1d ago| Economy

Govt moves to ease collateral requirements

The government is set to introduce an innovative financing model under a new law to enable small businesses and startups to show their moveable assets as collateral with a view to nurturing...

1d ago| Economy

Tk 8,500cr dev projects ongoing along Teesta river

The government has been spending more than Tk 8,500 crore to implement various industrial development projects on both sides of Teesta river in a bid to ramp up economic activates in the region,...

1d ago| Economy

Trade thru Hili land port at a standstill

Cross-border trade through Hili land port in Hakimpur upazila of Dinajpur has been suspended indefinitely as Indian truckers are protesting allegations of weight tampering in export shipments,...

December 7, 2021
December 7, 2021

Alibaba overhauls e-commerce businesses

Alibaba Group Holding Ltd said it will reorganise its international and domestic e-commerce businesses and replace its CFO - changes that come as the tech giant grapples with an onslaught of...

December 7, 2021
December 7, 2021

Stocks rally for fourth day amid optimism

Stocks rose for the fourth consecutive day yesterday boosted by the growing optimism among investors after recent slides.

December 7, 2021
December 7, 2021

Farmers trying out alternative edible oil

Bangladesh is trying out cultivation of a plant which various Asian regions consider a handy source of ingredients essential to health.

December 7, 2021
December 7, 2021

Social dialogues key to resolving disputes

Social dialogues need to be launched in various industries to empower women and strengthen the country’s trade unions, speakers said at a discussion yesterday.

December 7, 2021
December 7, 2021

Govt aims to raise trade with Russia

Trade between Bangladesh and Russia will increase considerably if the complexities regarding double taxation and banking channels are removed, according to Commerce Minister Tipu Munshi.

December 7, 2021
December 7, 2021

Nahid Enterprise sued for dodging Tk 275cr VAT

The VAT Intelligence has sued Nahid Enterprise for evading value-added tax of Tk 275 crore between July 2016 and May 2021.

December 7, 2021
December 7, 2021

Mega project for digital economy

The government is undertaking a mega project worth Tk 2,541 crore to create an enabling environment for the digital economy as it gears up for the Fourth Industrial Revolution.

December 7, 2021
December 7, 2021

Loan write-offs decline as banks lose strength

Loans written off by banks in Bangladesh nosedived as lenders’ ability to keep 100 per cent provisioning against delinquent assets has squeezed amid business slowdown caused by the coronavirus...

December 6, 2021
December 6, 2021

Stocks continue to rise

The Dhaka stocks continued to rise for the fourth consecutive day.

December 6, 2021
December 6, 2021

Dhaka stocks begin day with a rise

The benchmark index of the Dhaka bourse rose today although the blue-chip index experienced a drop.