Dhaka: 9:09 AM, Sat, 04 Apr, 2020

World Bank to provide $160 billion for emergency support

The World Bank’s Board of Executive Directors has approved a first set of emergency support operations for developing countries around the world, using a dedicated, fast-track facility for COVID-19 (coronavirus) response.

DSE to remain closed till April 11

Capital's bourse, the Dhaka Stock Exchange (DSE), will remain closed till April 11 as the government extended the general holidays to contain the spread of deadly coronavirus or COVID-19.

British Airways to suspend 36,000 staff days

British Airways is expected to announce it will suspend around 36,000 staff as it battles to survive the coronavirus crisis.

WB provides $350m for locals, Rohingyas in Cox’s Bazar

The World Bank has approved $350 million in grant financing for three projects to help Bangladesh cope with one of the world’s largest forced exoduses.

Coronavirus: 11m people could be driven into poverty

The coronavirus pandemic's economic fallout could cause China's growth to come to a standstill while driving 11 million more people in East Asia into poverty, the World Bank warned Monday.

Premier Bank donates Tk 5cr to combat coronavirus

The Premier Bank Limited has donated Tk 5 crore to the Prime Minister's fund in order to help face the situation created due to coronavirus or COVID-19.

Walton donates Tk 3cr to PM Relief Fund

Staff Reporter: The local multinational electronics brand ‘Walton’ has donated Tk 3 crore to the Prime Minister’s (PM) Relief Fund aimed to stop the spread of novel coronavirus (COVID-19) infection.

Walton donates Tk 3 crore to PM’s relief fund

Bangladeshi multinational brand Walton has extended its support to the government for ongoing battle against the deadly coronavirus pandemic.

$300,000 ADB grant to fight coronavirus

The Asian Development Bank (ADB) on Saturday approved $300,000 emergency grant to support the Bangladesh government’s fight against the coronavirus (COVID-19) pandemic.

Walton shares Tk 77cr profits with amid coronavirus pandemic

Country’s electronics giant Walton has disbursed Tk 77 crore among the employees from its profits for the period of 2018-19 amid the countrywide lockdown to stop the spread of novel coronavirus (COVID-19) infection.

Fair prices bid for Walton’s share: eligible investors

Economic Reporter: Leading institutional or eligible investors opined that they offered fair prices for Walton shares during IPO bidding after the detailed evaluation of the company’s financial report, consistent and sustainable profit growth, business development and future growth prospect.

Two customers get Tk 5 lakh on Walton fridge purchase

M Mahfuzur Rahman: Two customers in Narsingdi and Barishal districts have been awarded Tk 5 lakh cashback each on the purchase of Walton brand refrigerators under the company’s nationwide ongoing ‘Digital Campaign Season-6’.

Microsoft co-founder Bill Gates leaves board

Microsoft has announced that co-founder Bill Gates has left its board of directors to devote more time to philanthropy.

'Walton factory state-of-the art industry' (video)

Terming Walton factory as a state-of-the art industry, Commerce Minister Tipu Munshi said Walton has been manufacturing international standard electronics and electrical devices in the country.

Unemployed youth gets Tk 5 lakh buying Walton fridge

M Mahfuzur Rahman: Md. Sumon, an unemployed youth of Begumganj Upazila in Noakhali, has got Tk 5 lakh after purchasing a Walton brand refrigerator under the company’s nationwide ongoing Digital Campaign Season-6.