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‘My appointment was met with opposition’: Rubana

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By Joe Wallen, Dhaka

One of Bangladesh’s foremost female business leaders has vowed to transform job opportunities for women. Rubana Huq – managing director of one of the country’s largest conglomerates – became the first female president of Bangladesh’s national garment workers’ association earlier this month.

Despite fierce resistance to her appointment from men in the industry, the pioneering 55-year-old has revealed ambitious plans to tackle female empowerment in the workplace.

There are about 4,400 garment factories in Bangladesh, producing clothes for British high street retailers...

Looking beyond the good economic news in Bangladesh

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By Ali Riaz

Bangladesh’s economy will continue its high growth into 2020 according to the World Bank, the International Monetary Fund and the Asian Development Bank. This comforts the government, serving as a morale booster for the ruling Awami League (AL). AL is being criticised for their part in the questionable December 2018 election, widely described by global commentators as ‘farcical’.

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The Fourth Industrial Revolution

Victoria Beckham
The Fourth Industrial Revolution will take center stage at the World Economic Forum's (WEF) annual meeting next week in Davos, Switzerland. The concept, a theme of Davos this year, refers to how a combination of technologies are changing the way we live, work and interact. Klaus Schwab, founder and executive chairman of the Geneva-based WEF, published a book in 2016 titled "The Fourth Industrial Revolution" and coined the term at the Davos meeting that year. Victoria BeckhamSchwab argued a technologic...

Stopping corruption possible by using ICT: Palak

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State Minister for ICT Division Zunaid Ahmed Palak today said stopping corruption is possible by ensuring desired utilization of information and communication technology (ICT). “We need to stop corruption to further expedite the development in the country. Using of ICT can become handy in this regard. We have managed to stop corruption in land sector by using ICT,” he said, reports BSS. plkPalak said these while addressing a views exchange meeting with local representatives, government officials and newsmen at Natore Circuit Hous...

Premier Bank Annual Business Conference-2019 held

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Annual Business Conference-2019 of The Premier Bank Limited with the theme “Together Towards Tomorrow” was held today at Radisson Blu Water Garden in Dhaka. Freedom Fighter Dr. H.B.M. Iqbal, Honorable Chairman, Board of Directors of The Premier Bank Limited graced the occasion as Chief Guest. Mr. B. H. Haroon, MP, Director; Mr. Abdus Salam Murshedy, MP, Director; Mr. Mohammad Imran Iqbal, Director & Chairman-Risk Management Committee; Mr. Shah Md. Nahyan Haroon, were present as the special guest. Premier BankAd...

Top 10 TREC of CSE for the year 2018

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Top ten TREC Holder of Chittagong Stock Exchange Limited for the year of 2018 (January 18 to December 18) based on their trading turnover are as follows:
  1. Lanka Bangla Securities Limited
  2. Multi Securities Limited
  3. cseIDLC Securities Limited
  4. BRAC EPL Stock Brokerage Limited
  5. EBL Securities Limited
  6. Be Rich Limited
  7. Kabir Securities Limited
  8. ICB Securities Trading Company Limited
  9. Meenhar Securities Limited
  10. Island Securities Limited