• BRAC Bank organizes live webcast on value-based banking

    Daily Dhaka Times: BRAC Bank Limited organized a live webcast to discuss the role of values-based banking in creating positive economic, social and environmental impact at head office of the bank as part of banking on values campaign of the Global Alliance for Banking on Values (GABV). The session, broadcast live through the bank’s website […]

  • Bangladesh falls 2 notches in Ease of Doing Business List

    Daily Dhaka Times: Bangladesh’s global ranking has slipped in ease of doing business, standing at 174th position among 189 nations as the country’s performance deteriorated on indicators, including starting business, paying taxes and getting electricity. According to the Doing Business Report 2016 – the flagship report of the World Bank and International Finance Corporation, out […]

  • Top 10 Multinational Companies in Bangladesh

    Daily Dhaka Times: A corporation that has its facilities and other assets in at least one country other than its home country. Such companies have offices and/or factories in different countries and usually have a centralized head office where they co-ordinate global management. There are four categories of multinational corporations: (1) a multinational, decentralized corporation […]

  • Bangladesh gets €135m loan to improve railways

    Daily Dhaka Times: The European Investment Bank (EIB), the European Union’s long-term financing institution, has agreed to lend EUR 135 million to Bangladesh for further improvements to its railways. The EUR 135 million loan will serve to finance the construction of a second track and upgrading of the existing track along with the installation of […]

  • Air forces and Naval want new bank

    Daily Dhaka Times: The Navy and Air Force have sought permission from the government to start commercial bank. In a letter to the prime minister, Navy chief Vice Admiral Muhammad Farid Habib has asked for clearance for the proposed Maritime Bank Ltd. Mr Habib said this would ‘further facilitate’ financial services for those serving the […]

  • Islamic State not involved in Bangladesh: Indian intelligence

    Daily Dhaka Times: Indian intelligence agencies are discounting the possibility of Islamic State’s involvement in the recent killings of an Italian and a Japanese national in Bangladesh, says the ‘Times of India’ newspaper. The report, quoting Indian intelligence officials, said they suspect the involvement of Jamaat-e-Islami hardliners and see the murderous attacks as a ploy […]

  • NBR to take heavy action to hunt potential taxpayers

    Daily Dhaka Times: The National Board of Revenue (NBR) is planning to launch a special drive to identify potential taxpayers who have continued to dodge paying taxes. The initiative was taken as part of the NBR plan to bring at least 320,000 taxpayers under the tax net by the end of this fiscal year. The […]

  • Bangladesh received $1.3b remittance in Sept

    Daily Dhaka Times: The country received $1.346 billion in remittances in September of the current year. Bangladesh Bank statistics reveal that the four state-owned commercial banks – Agrani, Janata, Rupali and Sonali – received $399.37 million from the expatriate Bangladeshis while four state-owned specialised banks got $14.88 million. The maximum remittance came through the private […]

  • Yunus to partner with Boston Consulting Group

    Daily Dhaka Times: Nobel Laureate Professor Muhammad Yunus and his organisation Yunus Social Business (YSB) has signed a memorandum of understanding with Boston Consulting Group (BCG) to form a global partnership. Yunus Social Business became the BCG’s sixth partner globally on September 26, allowing the social business company to receive the well-known US consulting firm’s […]

  • BASIC Bank scam: ACC files 18 cases

    Daily Dhaka Times: The Anti-Corruption Commission (ACC) today filed a total of 18 cases with three police stations in Dhaka in connection with alleged irregularities and corruption at BASIC Bank. Former managing director of the state-run bank Fakhrul Islam has been accused in most of the cases filed for swindling of over Tk 650 crore. […]

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