Thursday, 25 February 2021
Military coup creates banking woes
Nationwide protests have called for employees -- including bank workers -- to skip work, seizing up a banking sector heavily dominated by the military and its cronies ahead of the monthly payday this ...
20 hours ago
ILO urges for policies to protect workers in digital economy
According to the UN agency, digital labour platforms -- such as remote tasking, and location-based apps where workers are involved in transport or delivery -- saw an almost five-fold increase over ...
20 hours ago
Khondkar Ibrahim Khaled passes away
Renowned banker and former deputy governor of Bangladesh Bank Khondkar Ibrahim Khaled passed away at the age of 80 at Bangabandhu Sheikh Mujib Medical University
24 Feb 2021, 09:42
Monthly earning in 4 districts drops by 70 per cent a year: SANEM
The monthly income of wage-earners in four select districts came down around 70 per cent in a year (November 2019 to November 2020), according to a SANEM survey unveiled on Tuesday.
23 Feb 2021, 23:07
Biden reforming PPP to target overlooked small businesses
"America's small businesses are hurting, and hurting badly, and they need help now," Biden said in an announcement at the White House
23 Feb 2021, 12:16
Singapore, Romania to recruit 12,000 Bangladeshis: Foreign minister
Foreign minister AK Abdul Momen on Monday said Singapore will recruit 10,000 Bangladeshis while Romania 2,000 soon.
22 Feb 2021, 16:38
Bangladesh-born UK man in mandatory hotel quarantine slams ‘big mess’
The new policy requires all UK citizens and permanent residents entering England from 33 “red list” countries to book in at an approved hotel, at a cost of £1,750 ($2,435, 2,010 euros) per stay
17 Feb 2021, 08:38
UK committed to work with Bangladesh to grow economy: Dickson
British high commissioner Robert Chatterton Dickson on Tuesday said the UK is committed to working with Bangladesh to create a trade and investment relationship that will help both economies grow.
16 Feb 2021, 21:32
India's economic recovery gaining steam: S&P
India is on track for an economic recovery in the fiscal year ending March 2022, S&P Global Ratings said on Tuesday.
16 Feb 2021, 20:50
Experts advise govt to increase public investment
There is no alternative to stimulating domestic demand and consumption to accelerate the revival of Bangladesh’s economy
16 Feb 2021, 17:11