WB to give low-cost funds to private firms

The World Bank is set to extend long-term low-cost loans to private sector firms, including those from garments, footwear and light engineering sectors, in a bid to brighten the country's stagnant investment scenario.


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.

Regulator gives back authority to bourses to evaluate IPOs

Bangladesh Securities and Exchange Commission has revised the Dhaka and Chittagong stock exchanges' listing regulations, allowing the twin bourses to make recommendations on any initial public

Reform companies law to attract FDI: EU envoy

The European Union (EU), a forum of 28 countries, wants Bangladesh to revise and update its century-old companies act to improve the business climate and attract foreign investment.

Motorbike show begins in Bogra on June 11

A three-day motorbike show will kick off in Bogra on June 11 to offer the rural bike lovers multi types of two-wheelers and accessories under an umbrella.

Dhaka Bank official selected for advisory council of World Brand Congress

Khandaker Anwar Ehtesham has recently been selected as advisory council member of CMO-Asia's World Brand Congress.


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Xiaomi tests online European market with small accessories

Xiaomi, China's largest smartphone maker, is testing the European market with its online store offering fitness bands, headphones and power banks in France, Germany and the UK.

Japan nuclear regulator clears first reactors after safety checks

Japan cleared the way on Wednesday for a resumption of nuclear power, four years after the world's worst atomic disaster in two-and-a-half decades led to the shutdown of all the country's reactors and fuelled public opposition to the industry.

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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