Work together to disseminate knowledge

“If you have knowledge, let others light their candles in it.”

Improve business climate to utilise trade ties

South Korea wants to help foster a more business-friendly environment in Bangladesh in order to realise the full potential of bilateral trade ties, according to Lee Jang-keun, South Korean...

Discipline is key to organisational growth

When the coronavirus pandemic hit the world early last year, the airline industry was among the first sectors that felt the crisis’s impacts as almost every country closed doors to protect itself...

Forget cost, safe food must

Goodness has a value and a cost and consumers should understand this and be willing to pay extra because companies have to spend more when they follow good practices with a view to ensuring safety...

EBL getting ready to fund big projects

At a time when most lenders are battling liquidity crisis, rising default loans and poor governance, Eastern Bank Limited (EBL) is sitting pretty by all accounts.

Invest more in people to fight future woes

World Bank Group President Jim Yong Kim was in Bangladesh from June 30 on a three-day visit. During his visit he talked to The Daily Star's Diplomatic Correspondent Rezaul Karim exclusively on...

April 23, 2021
April 23, 2021

There is no glass ceiling for women, sky is the limit

Women should strengthen their psychological state and be always prepared to face any challenge to find success in the banking sector.

April 20, 2021
April 20, 2021

Lack of access to finance big barrier to farm mechanisation

Access to finance is a big challenge for farm mechanisation in Bangladesh and so the country’s lenders should do more for the agriculture sector, according to Subrata Ranjan Das, executive director...

August 22, 2019
August 22, 2019

Forget cost, safe food must

Goodness has a value and a cost and consumers should understand this and be willing to pay extra because companies have to spend more when they follow good practices with a view to ensuring safety...

June 9, 2019
June 9, 2019

EBL getting ready to fund big projects

At a time when most lenders are battling liquidity crisis, rising default loans and poor governance, Eastern Bank Limited (EBL) is sitting pretty by all accounts.

July 5, 2018
July 5, 2018

Invest more in people to fight future woes

World Bank Group President Jim Yong Kim was in Bangladesh from June 30 on a three-day visit. During his visit he talked to The Daily Star's Diplomatic Correspondent Rezaul Karim exclusively on...

January 14, 2018
January 14, 2018

Biman in dumping tactics on domestic routes

State-run Biman Bangladesh Airlines is dumping seats into the domestic market and making the routes economically

January 4, 2018
January 4, 2018

LG Electronics: gung-ho about Bangladesh

South Korean electronics giant LG Electronics is working to set up a manufacturing plant in Bangladesh, in a development that is set to

January 2, 2018
January 2, 2018

Novo Nordisk to continue investing in Bangladesh to fight diabetes

Novo Nordisk will keep investing heavily in Bangladesh in order to raise awareness about diabetes and make high quality products

September 20, 2016
September 20, 2016

Working towards employment injury protection for all

The Rana Plaza building collapse, Tazreen factory fire and subsequent efforts to provide compensation to victims highlighted the need

October 23, 2015
October 23, 2015

Digital hammer: Breaking geographical boundaries with internet for all

Yasir Azman talks about Grameenphone's plan to bring in full internet connectivity for Bangladesh and how he draws insights into the Bangladeshi youth by following his 12 year old son's...