Dhaka, Monday, 21 October 2019

Promote EZs to Attract More Investment

      Bangladesh government is not interested to establish Export Processing Zones, or EPZs anymore. We think it’s a wise decision. We hope government will promote existing EZs to attract more investment. ...

2019-07-02 | More

Political will is necessary to implement Tk 1,453.80 billion deficit budget

Several types of reactions coming in after the Finance Minister A H M Mustafa Kamal presented his first budget for the fiscal year 2019-20 on 13 June. The government has ...

2019-06-23 | More

RMG sector must address sexual harassment at work places

A survey report of a coalition of NGOs in August 2018 revealed that 86 per cent of the workers who took part in study said that they had faced harassment ...

2019-05-25 | More

Loan defaulters should not be allowed irrational benefits

Bangladesh Bank and a government committee have come up with a generous scheme to allow easy rescheduling of defaulted loans, which experts say will hurt the banking sector and the ...

2019-04-20 | More

Blue Economy to open new door of potentialities

      Blue Economy means extraction of the resources of sea for the growth of an economy. A country can fulfill the dream of economic revolution by utilizing her vast resources of ...

2019-04-01 | More

BD should care to make its business environment more friendly

There is no doubt that globalization is a decisive factor in growth and prosperity of any nation; it is particularly prevalent in the modern world, as technological advancements continue to ...

2019-03-06 | More

In recognition of safe airline Biman’s responsibility increased

      National flag carrier Biman Bangladesh Airlines has achieved a five-star safety rating by an international aviation safety rating agency. Biman achieved five stars out of seven in terms of air ...

2019-02-02 | More

Challenges to increase investment & employment

      For two decades, the upward trend of the growth of Bangladesh's economy has made us optimistic about the bright future of the country's economy. In recent times the analysis of ...

2019-01-16 | More

Industries must get more supply of gas eradicating illegal connections

      If there is not enough pressure in the supply of gas, the cost of the fuel in the factory increases several times. This is told in a recent report published ...

2018-12-24 | More

RMG workers’ wage hike and ability of the owners

      Ready-made garment industry (RMG) is a private sector industrial entrepreneurship in Bangladesh. The wages of workers in any private sector industry are determined by theWage Board. Clothing industry is divided ...

2018-08-06 | More

We want welfare-oriented quality budget

      When a new national budget is unwrapped in a country like Bangladesh, criticisms and queries do, usually, come aplenty from various interest groups and experts.      

2018-06-27 | More

Jute sector to create more employments

Thousands of jobs have been created by small and medium jute mills in Bangladesh. Jute production has increased from 65 lakh bales in 2014 to 70 lakh bales in 2017. ...

2018-05-30 | More

Workers should be brought out from risky jobs

      57.45% of the people working in Bangladesh were in vulnerable jobs, the International Labour Organization (ILO) said in 2017. Vulnerable employment is defined as jobs that are unlikely to have ...

2018-05-21 | More

Remittance inflow: Give incentive to send money

      Expatriate Welfare Minister Nurul Islam BSC has raised the important issue of reducing the cost of sending money for Bangladeshi workers from abroad. In the conference titled ‘Eso Desh Gori’ ...

2018-05-04 | More

Industrial employment falls: Alarming for country’s economy

The industrial sector, which was a major employment generator between 2000 and 2010, employed only 3 lakh people in the last seven years till FY 2016-17, according to the Labour ...

2018-04-16 | More

Bangladesh should take preparation from now on

      On March 16, 2018, for the second time in the history of independent Bangladesh, the country was adorned with a crown for its achievements in development. The first time was ...

2018-04-02 | More

Jute becomes next growth driver

Thousands of jobs have been created by small and medium jute mills in Bangladesh. Jute production has increased from 65 lakh bales in 2014 to 70 lakh bales in 2017. ...

2018-03-14 | More

Break the syndicate of dishonest merchants

In the country, the expired, adulterated and low quality medicines of millions of dollars are being imported illegally. These medicines are being sold in the pharmacies, even in hospitals. Most ...

2018-03-01 | More

E-commerce expanding with a lot of potential

E-commerce is new to Bangladesh, but consumers are becoming very interested in e-commerce day by day. As a result, it is spreading rapidly. It is a positive side to the ...

2018-02-27 | More

No option to find out new markets for garment export

Many steps have been taken to reduce dependence on the traditional markets for exporting ready-made clothing. Often government and private delegations are going to different countries to find out new ...

2018-02-07 | More
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