Local handset brand Walton has started assembling smartphones on a trial basis at its own plant in Gazipur with hopes of starting commercial production from the first week of October. Customers will get the first locally assembled handsets from Walton...
Rights groups release new evidence; Kailash Satyarthi disappointed with Suu Kyi; seven nations seek UNSC meet on Myanmar violence Rights bodies have come up with new evidence that fires are still torching Rohingya villages in Rakhine while Myanmar military have...
A report titled “World Food Security and Nutrition Situation-2017”, brought out jointly by a number of UN organisations, estimates that some 25 million Bangladeshis, mostly women and children, suffer from malnutrition. This is not to say that the overall...
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Big promises, little progress

Exactly a year ago, China committed an estimated $21.5 billion in soft loan to Bangladesh for 27 projects, but Beijing is yet to release any fund mainly due to lengthy bureaucratic tangle. The deals were signed on October 14 last...
Private sector credit growth hit a 58-month high in August -- 17.84 percent -- as banks are earnestly focusing on disbursement of consumer, SME and farm loans to sustain their profitability. The last time the private sector credit growth was...
Domestic airlines and hotels in Cox's Bazar are seeing a spike in occupancy as government officials, human rights activists and development workers travel to the beach town in the wake of influx of Rohingya refugees. “We are witnessing a higher...
Islami Bank's new management has taken on a spirited approach to lending, with its loan-deposit ratio sitting dangerously close to the limit of 90 percent set by the central bank. The new management took over at the beginning of the...
Dhaka and New Delhi have signed a $4.5 billion credit agreement with a provision for spending nearly one fourth of the amount on Bangladesh's first nuclear power plant at Rooppur. Through this deal, India becomes a party to the civil...
Bangladesh has been ranked the 99th most competitive economy in the world, up seven notches from last year's ranking, on the World Economic Forum's Global Competitiveness Report 2017-18. This is the highest ranking for Bangladesh since the index was introduced...

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