BANGKOK POST NEWS : EEC TOUTS PRUDENCE OF PPP PROJECTS
Four key infrastructure projects in the flagship Eastern Economic Corridor (EEC) are saving the state significant amounts of money because of their public-private partnership (PPP) funding, in addition to offering a net return of more than 200 billion baht for the government, according to the EEC Office.
THE DAILY STAR NEWS : BANGLADESH FINALLY GETS NOD TO GRADUATE FROM LDC
The United Nations General Assembly (UNGA) has approved resolution to allow Bangladesh to graduate to the developing county grouping from least developed country (LDC) category 45 years after it was included in the category.
The UNGA adopted the historic resolution at its 76 session, said a press release from the finance ministry.
THE DAILY STAR NEWS : MALDIVES WANTS TO RECRUIT SKILLED PROFESSIONALS, DOCTORS FROM BANGLADESH
Maldivian Vice President Faisal Naseem has shown keen interest to recruit specialised professionals and doctors from Bangladesh, seeking to establish direct shipping line between Chattogram and Malé, to enhance bilateral trade.
THAI EMBASSY TO PROMOTE BANGLADESHI PRODUCTS: ENVOY
Makawadee Sumitmor, Thailand Ambassador to Bangladesh has expressed her interests in increasing the sales of Bangladeshi products in the Thai market.
She disclosed her interest during a courtesy call on Federation of Bangladesh Chambers of Commerce & Industries (FBCCI) President Md Jashim Uddin on Tuesday morning.
THE DAILY STAR NEWS : BIMAN TO RESUME DHAKA-BANGKOK FLIGHTS FROM DEC 2
Biman Bangladesh Airlines will resume flights on the Dhaka-Bangkok-Dhaka route from December 2.
From Dhaka, a Biman flight will leave for Bangkok at 11:30am (local time) every Thursday and Sunday. The flight will depart Bangkok for Dhaka the same day at 4:15pm (local time).
BANGKOK POST NEWS : SUPPLY-CHAIN PROBLEMS SHOW SIGNS OF EASING
Global supply-chain woes are beginning to recede, but shipping, manufacturing and retail executives say that they don't expect a return to more-normal operations until next year and that cargo will continue to be delayed if Covid-19 outbreaks disrupt key distribution hubs.
BANGKOK POST NEWS : BIG UPBEAT ON SALES GROWTH PROSPECTS
Bangkok Industrial Gas Co (BIG), Thailand's largest industrial gas producer, expects its sales to grow by 5-6% next year, up from an average of 4,200 tonnes per day, due to more demand from the manufacturing and service sectors following easing of the lockdown.
THE DAILY STAR NEWS : IMPROVE FACILITIES, EASE OF DOING BUSINESS TO ATTRACT MORE FDI
Enabling advantageous facilities for investors and making it easier to do business will help Bangladesh attract the foreign direct investment (FDI) expected in different sectors, according to the Foreign Investors' Chamber of Commerce & Industry (FICCI).
THE DAILY STAR : EASE OF DOING BUSINESS WILL HELP BANGLADESH ATTRACT MORE FOREIGN INVESTMENT: FICCI
Increasing comparative facilities for the investors and improvement in the ease of doing business will help Bangladesh attract expected foreign direct investment in different sectors, according to Foreign Investors' Chamber of Commerce and Industry (Ficci).
THE DAILY STAR NEWS : ITALIAN COMPANY WANTS TO RECYCLE SAVAR TANNERY WASTE
An Italian company has proposed being authorised to manage Savar Tannery Industrial Estate's (STIE) solid waste so that it could recycle it into biogas and fertilisers.
THE DAILY STAR NEWS : UNESCO PRIZE IS A TRIBUTE TO BANGABANDHU'S CONTRIBUTION TO GLOBAL HUMANITY
Prime Minister Sheikh Hasina has handed over the "UNESCO-Bangladesh Bangabandhu Sheikh Mujibur Rahman International Prize for the Creative Economy" to MoTIV, a Uganda-based integrated creative studio.
BANGKOK POST NEWS : PRAYUT MULLS EASING COVID TRAVEL RULES
The government is considering replacing the RT-PCR test with other screening methods for vaccinated tourists under the Test & Go scheme, and easing high-risk close contact (HRC) rules which force airplane passengers who had sat near Covid-19 patients to undergo mandatory quarantine.
THE DIALY STAR NEWS: HR LINES TO BUY FOUR NEW SHIPS FROM CHINESE BUILDER
Bangladeshi feeder vessel operator HR Lines, a subsidiary of the country's only container vessel owning firm Karnaphuli Group, is now in the final stage of negotiations with a Chinese shipbuilder over building four 3,000 TEU-capacity vessels.
The one year-long negotiation is a part of the HR's steady expansion plan to provide liner shipping services to the country's increasing imports and exports.
BANGKOK POST NEWS : SET TO OFFER POPULAR FOREIGN STOCKS TO LOCAL TRADERS
To revive investors' interest in traditional stocks, the Stock Exchange of Thailand (SET) is preparing to add new foreign stocks on the bourse to provide investors with more choices which can be easily traded through an online platform.
THE DAILY STAR NEWS : MALAYSIA KEEN TO INVEST IN BANGLADESH'S PALM OIL INDUSTRY
Malaysia has expressed interest to invest in palm oil-centric industries in Bangladesh to diversify exports.
This will indirectly and directly provide employment opportunities to many people and expand diversified businesses.
BANGKOK POST NEWS : IEAT PROMOTES CREATION OF 'CORRECTIONAL' ESTATE PROJECT
The Industrial Estate Authority of Thailand (IEAT) is preparing to invite companies to join a project to build "correctional industrial estates" in five provinces, including those in the Eastern Economic Corridor (EEC).
BANGKOK POST NEWS : BMA PUSHES FOR HASTE IN GETTING SAFETY CERTIFICATES
The Bangkok Metropolitan Administration (BMA) is urging business operators in the hospitality sector to apply for Safety and Health Administration (SHA) certificates to boost safety confidence among tourists when the country reopens on Monday
THE DAILY STAR NEWS : COMPUTER SERVICES EXPORT CROSSES $300M BASIS SAYS ACTUAL AMOUNT IS MUCH HIGHER
Computer services export from Bangladesh has crossed the $300-million mark as the coronavirus pandemic turbocharged the global demand for data processing, hosting and consultancy services.
Local IT companies and freelancers have bagged an increased number of orders from clients across the globe since the crisis struck as customers had to rely more on digital tools to adapt to work-from-home practices.