Mahmudul Hasan

October 6, 2021
October 6, 2021

Facebook outage hits entrepreneurs hard

Monday night’s six-hour Facebook outage hit thousands of F-commerce entrepreneurs in the country as they neither could promote their products nor make deals during that period.

September 30, 2021
September 30, 2021

Officials to be trained to speed up project implementation

The finance ministry is initiating a training programme on procurement and financial management procedures for officials of the Health Service Division (HSD) in a bid to improve their efficiency.

September 28, 2021
September 28, 2021

Big promise, bigger deception

It calls its hefty discount offers tornado, typhoon, kalbaishakhi (Nor’wester), conflagration and Tufan (hurricane) and sells mobile phones, flats, cars and whatnot.

September 26, 2021
September 26, 2021

Remedy exists in law to recoup customers’ money

There are ways for online shoppers to get back their money stuck with some e-commerce platforms under the existing laws. But they will have to abandon the hope of retrieving all of their funds,...

September 24, 2021
September 24, 2021

Another e-commerce scam unfolding

Qcoom has suspended its physical operations after hundreds of customers thronged its office in Dhaka, demanding products or refunds amid the e-commerce platform’s failure to make deliveries within...

September 21, 2021
September 21, 2021

Chorus of complaints against rogue e-commerce firms

Lured by hefty discounts at e-commerce platform Eorange, Md Sahedul Islam, a private firm employee with a Tk 15,000 monthly income, borrowed Tk 13 lakh from family members, relatives and colleagues...

September 20, 2021
September 20, 2021

Laws inadequate to protect rights of e-commerce customers

Existing laws need to be amended while new ones formulated to establish a robust system of clear, enforceable rules creating obligations on e-commerce platforms to adhere to a set of uniform rules...

September 20, 2021
September 20, 2021

State enterprises’ profit drops 21pc

The profits of state-owned enterprises plummeted in the last fiscal year as their incomes took a beating from the economic downturn caused by the coronavirus pandemic.

September 16, 2021
September 16, 2021

Contactless cards gaining traction amid Covid, digital push

Banks and non-banks are increasingly introducing contactless credit cards in Bangladesh as the tap-and-pay technology allows users to make payments digitally and avoid close contact with the staff...

September 14, 2021
September 14, 2021

Suffering lingers for duped e-commerce customers

Md Nabid Rahman, employed at a private company in Dhaka, made a payment of Tk 12.5 lakh to e-commerce platform Dhamaka in March for two motorcycles and other products which were on offer at hefty...