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1w ago| Remittance

Bangladesh’s remittance to drop by $1b this year

Remittance flow to Bangladesh is projected to drop by $1 billion to $21 billion this year from $22 billion last year, according to the World Bank.

2w ago| Migration

In a stadium of their own, migrant workers say their sweat made World Cup happen

Taking selfies from the stands and sitting on the grassy pitch, thousands of migrant workers gathered in a Doha stadium to watch the opening match of the first World Cup in the Middle East.

2w ago| Business

Jamuna Bank gets nod to establish exchange house in Spain

Jamuna Bank Limited has received approval from the Bangladesh Bank to establish an exchange house in Spain.

Man left behind by brokers in forest while migrating to Greece now missing

On the way from Turkey to Greece, the brokers and fellow companions left him alone at a forest. Since then, an immigrant Bangladeshi youth named Sagar Khan has been missing.

52 migrants including 16 Bangladeshis arrested in Malaysia

Malaysia's immigration authorities have arrested 52 immigrants, including 16 Bangladeshis, for not having valid documents.

Mobile app launched to send remittance from Malaysia

The “City Remit” mobile app has been launched to make it easier for expatriate Bangladeshis to send remittances through the legal route in Malaysia.

December 1, 2022
December 1, 2022

Bangladesh’s remittance to drop by $1b this year

Remittance flow to Bangladesh is projected to drop by $1 billion to $21 billion this year from $22 billion last year, according to the World Bank.

November 21, 2022
November 21, 2022

In a stadium of their own, migrant workers say their sweat made World Cup happen

Taking selfies from the stands and sitting on the grassy pitch, thousands of migrant workers gathered in a Doha stadium to watch the opening match of the first World Cup in the Middle East.

November 21, 2022
November 21, 2022

Jamuna Bank gets nod to establish exchange house in Spain

Jamuna Bank Limited has received approval from the Bangladesh Bank to establish an exchange house in Spain.

November 17, 2022
November 17, 2022

230 accounts of MFS providers frozen for hundi

The Bangladesh Financial Intelligence Unit (BFIU) yesterday froze 230 accounts of several mobile financial service providers as the accountholders were allegedly involved in hundi.

November 10, 2022
November 10, 2022

Bangladesh a part of EU legal migration scheme

European Commissioner Ylva Johansson is coming to Bangladesh on a two-day visit today to advance legal migration from Bangladesh -- one of the four countries included in the European Union’s Talent Partnership.

November 7, 2022
November 7, 2022

LIVE UPDATE: ‘Make dollar exchange rate free for Bangladesh’

The exchange rate of dollar needs to be freed to make the garment business profitable at this crisis time, said a top leader of Bangladesh Garment Manufacturers and Exporters Association (BGMEA) today.

November 7, 2022
November 7, 2022

LIVE UPDATE: ‘Complacency responsible for falling forex reserve’

"Complacency has brought us to the current forex reserve situation,” said Salehuddin Ahmed, former governor of the Bangladesh Bank.

November 7, 2022
November 7, 2022

LIVE UPDATE: Come up with strategy now to stop depletion of forex reserves: Ahsan H Mansur

The government should come up with a clear strategy to stop fast depletion of the foreign currency reserves in a bid to save the country from a major crisis, said a noted economist today.

November 7, 2022
November 7, 2022

LIVE UPDATE: Only external factors not responsible for Bangladesh’s economic volatility: Debapriya

The external factors are not only responsible for Bangladesh’s present economic volatility, rather there are some issues which remained unattended for a long time such as low revenue collection, absence of quality public expenditure and the non-performing loans, said noted economist Debapriya Bhattacharya today.

November 6, 2022
November 6, 2022

Banks withdraw service charge on remittance

Banks in Bangladesh today decided to withdraw service charge on remittances sent home by expatriate Bangladeshis with a view to gearing up the inflow.