Dhaka: 9:26 PM, Tue, 17 Sep, 2019

Ports asked to stay open 24 hours

Economic Correspondent: Bangladesh has directed the authorities concerned of all the commercials banks in sea, land and airport ports to keep operational 24 hours a day.

Walton to conquer world market soon, says Russel

M Mahfuzur Rahman: State Minister for Youth and Sports Md Zahid Ahsan Russel has said that Walton is a complete technology-based company. With the successful use of technology, they have reached the doorsteps of conquering the world market. The day is not far behind, when Walton will lead the technology world.

13 more products to get export incentive

Special Correspondent: The government has decided to give cash incentive against export receipts of 13 new products from this fiscal year.

State minister for youth and sports visits Walton factory

Staff Correspondent: State Minister for Youth and Sports Md Zahid Ahsan Russel is now visiting Walton factory in Chandra of Gazipur to observe the country’s advancement in manufacturing hi-tech products.

Walton exports AC to Yemen

Economic Reporter: The local multinational electronics brand ‘Walton’ has exported ‘Made in Bangladesh’ labelled energy efficient and eco-friendly global standard split type air conditioner (AC) to Yemen, a Middle East country.

Chattogram Port moves 6 notches up

Staff Correspondent, Chattogram:  Chattogram Port, the country’s main seaport, has advanced six notches in container-handling in the 2019 edition of Lloyd’s List.

Report on BB heist case on Sept 17

Staff Correspondent: A Dhaka court has set September 17 to submit a probe report in a case lodged over the Bangladesh Bank (BB) reserve heist that took place in 2016.

Trump threatens Apple, Google

International Desk: The president of the United States called out two of the nation’s largest tech firms in a pair of tweets this morning. Google was the first target. The statement follows weeks of suggested investigations of the tech giant over a supposed relationship with China.

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.