Dhaka: 3:01 AM, Wed, 17 Jul, 2019

South Korea keen to increase investment in Bangladesh

Economic Correspondent: South Korean Prime Minister Lee Nak-yon on Sunday said his country is keen to increase its investment in Bangladesh.

Hackers hit banks in Bangladesh, India, Sri Lanka

Risingbd Desk: A group of hackers specialized in attacking banks has hit again, and this time they've breached four targets in Asia, respectively in Bangladesh, India, Sri Lanka, and Kyrgyzstan, security researchers from Group-IB have told ZDNet.

Gold price increases, effective from Thursday

Economic Correspondent: The leaders of Bangladesh Jewellers Samity (BJS), a platform for gold traders and jewellery makers, have announced to increase the price of gold on the third day of the new fiscal year.

Marcel offers Tk 1 lakh to its fridge’s customers

Economic Correspondent: The local electronics manufacturer Marcel declared some lucrative offers for the customers of its refrigerators and freezers centering the upcoming Eid-ul-Azha or Qubani Eid, the largest religious festivals of the Muslim community.

‘Bangladesh investment-friendly state’

Economic Correspondent: Executive Chairman of Bangladesh Investment Development Authority (BIDA) Kazi M Aminul Islam regarded Bangladesh as the investment-friendly liberal democratic state.

US-Bangla Airlines, Grameenphone launch joint partnership

Staff Correspondent: US- Bangla Airlines has recently signed an agreement with Grameenphone Limited, the leading telecommunication company of Bangladesh for a joint partnership promotion.

Parliament passes budget for FY20

Parliament Correspondent: Parliament on Sunday passed the Tk 5,23,190 crore national budget for the fiscal year 2019-20 which will be effective from July 1.

Walton offers Tk 1 million to its fridge’s customers

Economic Correspondent: The country’s electronics giant ‘Walton’ has announced a fresh offer for the customers of its wide ranges of refrigerators and freezers centering the upcoming Eid-ul-Azha, the largest religious festivals of the Muslim community.

Robust growth in Walton AC sales centering heatwave

Economic Correspondent: The local electronics giant Walton has witnessed a robust growth in the sales of its air conditioner during heavy heatwave all over the country in this year.

CAB for not imposing VAT on daily essentials

Economic Correspondent: Consumers Association of Bangladesh (CAB) on Saturday urged the government not to impose VAT on the daily commodities.

AirAsia wins world's best low-cost airline title

Risingbd Desk: AirAsia has bagged the World’s Best Low-Cost Airline title for the 11th consecutive year at the Skytrax World Airline Awards 2019.

Clean electricity will dominate power supply

Risingbd Desk: For the first time since the Industrial Revolution, Britain is set to obtain more power from zero-carbon sources than fossil fuels.

Ensure no harassment to businessmen: FBCCI

Staff Correspondent: Federation of Bangladesh Chambers of Commerce and Industry (FBCCI) has urged the government and the National Board of Revenue (NBR) to be cautious so that businesses are not harassed during the implementation of the new VAT law.

Pension scheme for all

Senior Correspondent: The government has taken an initiative to introduce a pension scheme for all people like the public service holders.

Tk 5,23,190cr budget unveiled for FY20

KMA Hasnat: Finance Minister AHM Mustafa Kamal on Thursday placed a Tk 5,23,190 crore national budget for Fiscal Year (FY) 2019-2020 in parliament which is the 48th budget of the country and first budget of the third successive term of the incumbent government.