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Myanmar-India private individuals’ border trade hits over 1.8 mln USD in 9 months

Myanmar-India private individuals’ border trade hits over 1.8 mln USD in 9 months

YANGON: Myanmar’s trade with India using private Individual Trading Cards (ITCs) via border gates amounted to 2.5 billion kyats (1.8 million U.S. dollars) as of December in present fiscal year 2017-2018, the official Global New Light of Myanmar reported Saturday, reports BSS. With the use of ITCs, trade value between Myanmar and India through Tamu […]


RAKUB board meeting held

RAJSHAHI: Rajshahi Krishi Unnayan Bank (RAKUB) should be committed to promoting farmers-friendly banking services for reaching its services towards doorsteps of the farmers in general for improving their living and livelihood condition, reports BSS. The bank should work for bringing all the existing agricultural potential sectors and sub-sectors under qualitative and quantitative investments for making […]


France seeks Bangladesh’s support to host World Expo 2025

Visiting French political consultant and former Director General of the World Trade Organisation Pascal Lamy has sought Bangladesh’s support for France to host the World Expo-2025. Pascal Lamy sought the support when he met Prime Minister Sheikh Hasina at her office on Sunday morning. France government wants to host the World Expo-2025. So, Pascal Lamy requested Bangladesh […]


FranGlobal to expand its presence to Bangladesh by early 2018

Singapore-based FranGlobal is set to expand its Asia Pacific footprint by entering Bangladesh with 50 global brands and making an investment of $39mn. FranGlobal, a worldwide business augmentation of Asia’s largest franchising solutions company – Franchise India Holdings Limited (FIHL), says it plays a vital role in favorably and profitably partnering diverse global companies for […]


Remittance inflow rises 4.5 times in 10yr

DHAKA, – The flow of remittances into the country has increased 4.50 times in the last 10 years which can be viewed as a milestone in way of upgrading Bangladesh a developed country, reports BSS. According to the Bangladesh Bank (BB) data, expatriate Bangladeshis have sent around US$9,700 billion from 2008 to 2017 which was […]


ACC quizzes 5 more AB Bank officials

DHAKA : The Anti-Corruption Commission (ACC) on Tuesday interrogated five more AB Bank officials on money laundering allegation, reports BSS. ACC Assistant Director (Public Relations) Pranab Kumar Bhattacharya told UNB that ACC interrogated them from the morning as per fixed schedule. On December 26, a notice issued by ACC summoned the five officials-Mohammad Mahfuz Ul […]


Month-long DITF-2018 kicks off

DHAKA : The 23rd Dhaka International Trade Fair (DITF-2018 will begin today at Sher-E-Bangla Nagar, west side of Bangabandhu Int’l Conference Centre (BICC), in the city. Prime Minister Sheikh Hasina is expected to inaugurate the month-long fair organised jointly by the Commerce Ministry and Export Promotion Bureau (EPB), reports UNB. President Abdul Hamid and Prime […]


EU tighten rules for Uber

Owen Bowcott: Uber is a transport services company, the European court of justice (ECJ) has ruled, requiring it to accept stricter regulation and licensing within the EU as a taxi operator. The decision in Luxembourg, after a challenge brought by taxi drivers in Barcelona, will apply across the whole of the EU, including the UK. It […]


Walton develops country’s first-ever Big Screen Multi-touch Compo-TV

The country’s electronics giant Walton has introduced its latest invention ‘Big Screen Multi-touch Compo-TV’ in the country’s television technology. The latest television of the local brand have some unique features, including controlling all functions by just touching on the television’s screen, having an opportunity of using it as ‘digital board’ and ‘presentation screen,’ using facebook, […]