ILO Global Business Forum Highlights the Importance of a Sustainability Vision for Bangladesh’s RMG Sector

Representatives from the world’s largest retails brands met with leading figures from the country’s ready-made garment (RMG) sector at the Annual Bangladesh Business Forum in Dhaka last Wednesday, 2 October 2019. Under the theme ‘Driving Sustainable Change’, the forum was organised by the Better Work Bangladesh (BWB) programme, a joint collaboration between the International Labour Organization […]

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Announcement of Intent of Resignation by ADB President Takehiko Nakao

Today Mr. Takehiko Nakao announced his resignation as the President of Asian Development Bank, effective 16 January 2020. He assumed office as President on 28 April 2013.  The election for the new president will be in accordance with the open, transparent and merit-based procedure.  In his remark to staff and Board members, he said “I […]

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New Zealand to share experience with Bangladesh to improve business climate

New Zealand is ranked top among 190 economies in the ease of doing business, and therefore Wellington likes to share its experience with Dhaka to improve business climate in Bangladesh to attract more foreign investment, said Joanna Mary Kempkers, Non-resident High Commissioner of New Zealand to Bangladesh while she paid farewell courtesy call on Foreign Minister Abdul Momen […]

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Dengue cases in Bangladesh hit 80,000-mark

A total of 9,470 cases of dengue were reported in Bangladesh this month, bringing the total number of confirmed cases since January in the country to over 80,567, reports Xinhua. The figures, reported by the Directorate General of Health Services (DGHS) under the Ministry of Health on Saturday, showed that a total of 77,368 dengue […]

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China shows goodwill via tariff exemptions

Source:Global Times Published: 2019/9/11 22:13:40 China removed on Wednesday 16 categories of items from the list of US products that had faced extra tariffs, including shrimp and pawn seedlings, lubricating base oil and medical linear accelerators. The measure will benefit some companies from China and the US.  In accordance with its existing system, the US […]

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Robi-Drishti debate competition concludes in Chattogram

The prestigious debate competition of the country, “Robi- Drishty Debate Championship 2019” has come to a closure on last Saturday in Chattogram. Drishti Debate Club has organized this premiere debating competition for the 27th year. The closing ceremony of Robi-Drishti Debate Championship was held at the Theatre Institute Chattogram. A total of 84 educational institutions […]

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Ookla® Speedtest® recognizes Grameenphone as the Fastest Mobile Network

Ookla, the global leader in internet testing and analysis, has once again recognized Grameenphone as the ‘Fastest Mobile Network’ in Bangladesh for Q1-Q2 of 2019. Grameenphone acknowledged that the continuous support and trust by its customers has enabled this continuous improvement. The “Speedtest Awards” for top providers in speed are determined using a speed score […]

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World’s largest Watch & Clock Fair set to open in Hong Kong next week

2m Organised by the Hong Kong Trade Development Council (HKTDC), the Hong Kong Watch Manufacturers Association Ltd and The Federation of Hong Kong Watch Trades and Industries Ltd, the 38th HKTDC Hong Kong Watch & Clock Fair will be held from 3-7 September at the Hong Kong Convention and Exhibition Centre (HKCEC). The world’s largest event […]

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