Tuesday, May 26, 2020, 07:30:27 AM
Coronavirus: Property sales worth £82bn 'on hold' amid lockdown

Coronavirus: Property sales worth £82bn 'on hold' amid lockdown

Some 373,000 property sales are on hold owing to the coronavirus lockdown, analysis of the housing market in UK cities suggests.

2020-04-29 17:05:01
British Airways to cut up to 12,000 jobs as air travel collapses

British Airways to cut up to 12,000 jobs as air travel collapses

British Airways is set to cut up to 12,000 jobs from its 42,000-strong workforce due to a collapse in business because of the coronavirus pandemic.

2020-04-29 16:09:57
Coca-Cola pledges TK 11.5cr to help nation fight Covid-19

Coca-Cola pledges TK 11.5cr to help nation fight Covid-19

As the need to step up relief efforts during the COVID-19 pandemic continues, Coca-Cola in Bangladesh has committed an initial support of TK 11.5 crores towards helping the healthcare system and communities through food package and distribution of beverages to combat the crisis and contain the spread of the pandemic. 

2020-04-29 04:14:07
NRBC Bank distributes protective equipment in hospitals

NRBC Bank distributes protective equipment in hospitals

For protection from contamination of Coronavirus, NRBC Bank Ltd. has taken a noble initiative of providing set of protective equipment for the doctors, nurses and healthcare professionals of the hospitals dedicated to treatment of Coronavirus (COVID-19) victims.

2020-04-26 13:43:01
BSTI bans 17 products

BSTI bans 17 products

Bangladesh Standards and Testing Institution (BSTI) has imposed ban on selling, distributing, storing and advertising 17 products.

2020-04-25 19:00:06
Small businessmen incur loss of Tk 40,000 crore in 30 days

Small businessmen incur loss of Tk 40,000 crore in 30 days

The supermarkets, markets and shops of the country have been closed since March 25 in line with the government holiday in a bid to check the novel coronavirus (COVID-19) outbreak.   

2020-04-25 18:07:54
Covid-19 cripples businesses

Covid-19 cripples businesses

The entrepreneurs and businessmen, who took loans from banks, are seeking exemption from payment of interest till December as COVID-19 has taken a heavy toll on investors as trade and economic activities have stalled during the global pandemic.

2020-04-25 12:38:00
US oil prices turn negative as demand dries up

US oil prices turn negative as demand dries up

The price of US oil has turned negative for the first time in history. That means oil producers are paying buyers to take the commodity off their hands over fears that storage capacity could run out in May.

2020-04-21 12:07:02
Expatriates prefer bKash to send remittance amid Covid-19 crisis

Expatriates prefer bKash to send remittance amid Covid-19 crisis

​In this worldwide 'lockdown' situation enforced for preventing Covid-19, expatriate Bangladeshis are relying on online-to-wallet money transfer service to send remittance to their loved ones back home.

2020-04-20 20:20:56
LafargeHolcim’s Dhaka office declared layoff

LafargeHolcim’s Dhaka office declared layoff

DHAKA: LafargeHolcim Bangladesh Ltd has declared layoffs of its head office in Dhaka amid the coronavirus pandemic. 

2020-04-17 16:26:34
87pc RMG workers received wages, says BGMEA

87pc RMG workers received wages, says BGMEA

Bangladesh Garment Manufacturers and Exporters Association (BGMEA) on Thursday (April 16) claimed that about 87 per cent of its listed factory workers received wages of March, 2020.

2020-04-16 18:26:58
World’s first portable Hand Washing Solution launches in Bangladesh

World’s first portable Hand Washing Solution launches in Bangladesh

WaterSHED Holdings Singapore Ltd. has recently launched the first ever portable hand washing solution of the world “HappyTap” in Bangladesh.

2020-04-02 17:08:14
World Bank approves $350m for 3 Bangladesh projects

World Bank approves $350m for 3 Bangladesh projects

The World Bank has approved $350 million grant for three projects to help Bangladesh address the needs of the host communities and the displaced Rohingya in Cox’s Bazar district including health services, response to gender-based violence, social protection, basic services and infrastructure.

2020-04-01 17:09:05
Market closure extended till April 4

Market closure extended till April 4

All markets, super shops, shopping malls and retail shops across the country will remain closed until April 4, as the duration has been extended for four more days.

2020-03-29 17:25:57
Biman extends int'l flights suspension until April 15

Biman extends int'l flights suspension until April 15

Bangladesh has suspended flights to all international routes except London and Manchester until April 15 following the global outbreak of coronavirus.

2020-03-26 15:35:37