Factories in all EPZs to remain shut until 14 Apr

All factories in the country’s eight export processing zones (EPZs) under Bangladesh Export Processing Zones Authority (BEPZA) will remain shut until 14 April from Monday to prevent the spread of ...

Factories in all EPZs to remain shut until 14 Apr

Both lives and livelihoods need to be protected

There is a debate over whether lives are more important of livelihoods. It is a difficult dilemma.

Both lives and livelihoods need to be protected

PM Hasina unveils new stimulus packages of Tk 677.5b

Prime minister Sheikh Hasina on Sunday announced four new stimulus packages of Tk 677.5 billion to overcome the possible economic shock from the ongoing shutdown enforced due to the deadly COVID-19 ...

PM Hasina unveils new stimulus packages of Tk 677.5b

Imports fall, exports falter

Both imports and exports have fallen drastically due to the coronavirus outbreak. However, imports from China have now started picking up again

Imports fall, exports falter

Bangladesh’s overseas workers face ‘bleak future’

As the entire world is grappling with coronavirus pandemic, around 150,000 Bangladeshi workers, who returned home from different countries, are facing a bleak future as they are not sure whether they ...

Bangladesh’s overseas workers face ‘bleak future’

ADB predicts Bangladesh top GDP growth achiever in South Asia

Asian Development Bank (ADB) has placed Bangladesh on top of the list of South Asian nations as it predicted 7.8 per cent GDP (Gross Domestic Product) growth for the country in 2020 fiscal amid ...

ADB predicts Bangladesh top GDP growth achiever in South Asia after coronavirus

Export-oriented industries to get loans for workers’ wages

According to the central bank’s guidelines, only the factories which have regularly paid the workers’ wages last December, January and February will be identified as being in operation. Other than ...

Export-oriented industries to get loans for workers’ wages

Bangladesh lifts ban on export of masks, sanitisers

The commerce ministry on Thursday withdrew its ban on the export of face mask and hand sanitisers.

Bangladesh lifts ban on export of masks, sanitisers

No wages for Moulvibazar tea garden workers for 10 weeks

The tea board has a production target of 140 million kg of tea by the year 2025. But the tea garden workers are are all too often in dire straits

No wages for Moulvibazar tea garden workers for 10 weeks

Bourses to remain closed till 11 April

The country’s two bourses will remain closed till April 11 as the government extended the general holidays to contain the spread of deadly coronavirus, reports BSS.

Bourses to remain closed till 11 April
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