StanChart relaunches collateral-free loan

Standard Chartered has relaunched a collateral-free loan programme for Bangladeshi women entrepreneurs as part of its efforts to bulk up presence in all segments of its clientele in the country.


4G rollout to double the number of internet users: Huawei

China's leading ICT solution provider Huawei yesterday said the deployment of the fourth generation of mobile data technology could quickly double the number of mobile internet users in Bangladesh.

Hasina: political turmoil slowed GDP growth

Bangladesh's 6.51 percent economic growth for the current fiscal year despite the political turmoil was a big achievement, Prime Minister Sheikh Hasina said yesterday.

Advanced Group introduces multi-purpose construction material

Advanced Technology and Ideas Ltd has become the first company in Bangladesh to make the industrial form of insulated sandwich panel (ISP).

Dhaka Bank elects chairman

Reshadur Rahman has been elected chairman and Rokshana Zaman re-elected vice-chairperson of Dhaka Bank.

HP sells stake in China unit for $2.3b

Hewlett-Packard announced Thursday it was selling a 51 percent stake in its China-based server business, creating a joint venture with Tsinghua Holdings that will be a sector leader in China.


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Lafarge chief gets 2.5m euro merger bonus as cement company cuts jobs

Lafarge chief executive Bruno Lafont has been awarded a 2.5 million euro ($2.8 million) bonus for the successful merger with Swiss rival Holcim as the cement company announced job cuts.

Renault seeks to conquer India with budget car

Renault launched its first budget car developed specially for India on Wednesday, seeking to expand its foothold in the huge but highly competitive market.

Sony Corp on Monday unveiled a new high-end Xperia handset featuring an aluminium frame and a 5.2-inch screen, showing it is still

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