BASIS to promote local IT in Europe

June 30, 2022

The Bangladesh Association of Software and Information Services (BASIS) is set to promote local IT products and services in the European market.
A delegation of the top ICT trade body in collaboration with the Export Promotion Bureau (EPB) will visit four European countries – Austria, Hungary, Slovakia and the Read more

LG teams up with Rangs Industries

June 29, 2022

LG Electronics in Bangladesh, the global leader in technology and manufacturing, has signed a partnership agreement with Rangs Industries.
Peter Ko, managing director of LG Electronics in Bangladesh, and Yeamin Sharif, divisional director of Rancon Electronics Division, signed the deal at the Rangs eMart showroom in Read more

bKash sets up free health camps in flood-hit areas

June 27, 2022

Mobile financial service provider bKash has set up free health camps at 10 areas in the flood-hit Sylhet, Sunamganj and Habiganj districts in order to help the people affected by the flood.
The areas include Sylhet Sadar, Bishwanath, and Gowainghat of Sylhet district, Sunamganj Sadar, Derai and Chhatak upazila in Sunamganj district, and Baniachong and Read more

Bank Asia disburses loans among 220 women farmers

June 27, 2022

As part of its financial inclusion drive, Bank Asia Ltd has disbursed agriculture loans among 220 marginal women farmers with a view to making them financially solvent.
The private commercial bank lent Tk 1.8 crore at a 4 per cent interest rate to the farmers at an event at the Rajshahi Shilpakala Academy on June 23, under the stimulus refinance Read more

Mastercard names winners of ‘spend & win’ campaign

June 26, 2022

Mastercard has concluded its recent Spend and Win campaign, titled ‘Mystical Maldives’ with an award ceremony.
The campaign aimed to bolster domestic and international retail transactions by providing cardholders the opportunities to win attractive prizes on spends using their Mastercard credit, debit, or prepaid Read more

City Bank, Evercare Hospital sign deal

June 24, 2022

City Bank recently signed an agreement with Evercare Hospital Dhaka and Evercare Hospital Chittagong enabling Citygem priority banking customers to avail complimentary health screening along with a companion once a year.
Sheikh Mohammad Maroof, acting managing director of City Bank, and Vinay Kaul, chief Read more

Gree ACs used in Padma Bridge

June 23, 2022

Gree air conditioners have been an integral part of Padma Bridge ever since construction began on the high-anticipated mega project.
Electro Mart is the sole local distributor of Gree air conditioners, which are being used in all facets of the project, including bridge service points, multipurpose halls, resorts, motel Read more

Fu-Wang Ceramic’s Q3 profit unchanged

June 22, 2022

Fu-Wang Ceramic Industries Ltd’s earnings did not see any change in the third quarter of the current financial year.
The ceramics maker reported earnings per share of Tk 0.06 for the January-March quarter against Tk 0.06 registered in the same period a year ago, according to its un-audited Read more

Bonik raises $47,000 to help SMEs launch eCommerce stores

June 21, 2022

Bonik, a startup that enables SMEs to launch their own e-commerce stores, has raised its pre-seed investment of $47,000 from prominent angel investor Mohammad Maaz, Managing Director of Steeltech Industries Limited.
Founded by Salman Saafi (CEO), along with co-founders Jonayed Tanjim (COO), and Atikur Rahaman (CTO), Bonik is a tool for small merchants who run their businesses, mainly through Facebook and Read more

RAK Ceramics to invest Tk 902cr to build tiles factory

June 20, 2022

RAK Ceramics, a listed multinational ceramic tiles and sanitaryware maker, is set to invest Tk 902 crore for setting up a new tiles factory in Gazipur to deliver value-added products to local customers.
To sit on around 100 bighas of land, the new setup is expected to begin commercial operations in 2025, according to the company’s top Read more

1,000 tonnes of plastic will be collected from Dhaka by Unilever

June 19, 2022

In order to collect 1,000 tonnes of plastic from Dhaka in the upcoming year, Unilever Bangladesh Ltd (UBL) and CIRCULAR, a socially motivated organization engaged in managing plastic trash, have teamed up.
According to a statement released by Unilever on Saturday, the plastic wastes (flexible, single-use and rigid) will be collected from the two city corporations of Dhaka from June this year to Read more

Funds deposited by Bangladeshis in Swiss banks jump by 55% in one year

June 18, 2022

News Desk :
The funds deposited by Bangladeshi clients in the banks of Switzerland have increased by nearly 55 percent to 871.11 million Swiss francs year on year in 2021 when the world was trying to recover from the coronavirus pandemic.
At the end of 2021, the total amount of money deposited in the Swiss Banks stood at Read more

Elon Musk faces $258 billion lawsuit for allegedly defrauding investors in Dogecoin pyramid scheme

June 17, 2022

Elon Musk, SpaceX and Tesla Inc. are facing a $258 billion USD lawsuit for allegedly defrauding investors in a Dogecoin “pyramid scheme.”
In a complaint filed in federal court in Manhattan, plaintiff Keith Johnson accused Musk, electric car company Tesla Inc and space tourism company SpaceX of racketeering for Read more

Sunsilk brings new range of shampoos

June 17, 2022

Unilever Bangladesh’s haircare brand Sunsilk recently introduced a new range of shampoos with an active mix of natural ingredients as it looks to expand its dominance in the country’s Tk 1,000 crore shampoo market.
As part of its efforts to bring better and newer innovations, Sunsilk wants to give a more superior experience for women. The new range of Sunsilk shampoos will offer three types of Read more

RFL dealer conference held in Thailand

June 17, 2022

Dealer conference of Good Luck Stationery, Winner Hotpot, Clean Cleaning Brush, Mother Touch Baby Feeding, Sunny Toothbrush, TEL Plastics, Rainbow Paints, Italiano Melamine and Getwell Medical Appliances, brands of the country’s leading business conglomerate RFL Group, was held recently in Thailand.
According to a press release, RN Paul, the managing director of RFL Group, inaugurated Read more

OnePlus launches Nord 2T in Bangladesh

June 17, 2022

International smartphone brand OnePlus has launched the “Nord 2T” model in Bangladesh to tap the potential of fifth generation (5G) networks in the country.
Shawn Young, an official of OnePlus, inaugurated the brand new product at the company’s local head office in Dhaka recently, according to a press Read more

Finance Division gets first female secretary

June 17, 2022

Business Desk :
For the first time, the government appointed a female official to the Finance Division under the Ministry of Finance as its secretary on Thursday.
Fatima Yasmin, who was previously a secretary at the Economic Relations Division under the Ministry of Finance, was promoted to the position of senior secretary effective from Read more

Huawei launches 3 competitions for Bangladeshi youths

June 16, 2022

Huawei, one of the leading global ICT infrastructure providers, on Wednesday inaugurated three competitions namely ICT incubator, app developer and tech woman to nurture the local startups and ICT talents of Bangladesh.
The inaugural ceremony of the three programmes was held at the Lakeshore Hotel in Dhaka on Read more

BASIS to focus on 7 key ICT drivers

June 15, 2022

The Bangladesh Association of Software and Information Services (BASIS) has identified seven key focus areas, including the development of quality human resources and local markets and creating a thriving ecosystem for startups, for further development of the ICT sector.
The top ICT trade body is also devising a strategy to attain the government’s annual Read more

Population census begins tomorrow after 11 years

June 14, 2022

The much-awaited sixth population and housing census is set to begin tomorrow across the country.
The Bangladesh Bureau of Statistics (BBS) made the announcement at a press briefing at the National Economic Council today.
The BBS will conduct the weeklong census in digital format, over 11 years after the last Read more

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