What is Bangladesh's per capita national debt?

Bangladesh's per capita income is rising by the day. That is great news. But do you know the national debt per capita of a child born today or yesterday? What is the Bangladeshi government&...

1h ago| Economy

Private sector engagement for unlocking climate finance

Climate change is a reality and it is mainly caused by humans. Despite contributing less than 0.47 per cent to global greenhouse gas emissions, Bangladesh is one of the most climate-vulnerable...

2h ago| Economy

Now comes sugar price shock

Consumers are already bearing the brunt of the high prices of edible oil, wheat and rice for the Russia-Ukraine war and unfavourable weather conditions on the domestic front.

5h ago| National Budget

Budget 2022-23: Better targeted social safety net

The government is committed to using the long-overdue National Household Database (NHD) from the next fiscal year to better target the social safety net programmes, in a development that can infuse...

13h ago| Europe

OECD sees global digital tax deal pushed back to 2024

The Organisation for Economic Cooperation and Development (OECD) on Tuesday acknowledged for the first time that a global digital tax deal may take a year longer to implement.

13h ago| Europe

The Achilles’ heel of Russian oil: insurance

Russia has so far deflected much of the impact of sanctions on its oil trade but the insurance industry threatens to throw a spanner in the works unless Moscow and its customers can plug a gap left...

13h ago| Europe

German consumer mood improves

German consumers remained troubled by the impact of the war in Ukraine despite a modest improvement in their confidence heading into June, according to a key survey published Wednesday.

Samsung Group commits $356b in investments

South Korean conglomerate Samsung Group on Tuesday unveiled a massive 450 trillion won ($356 billion) investment blueprint for the next five years aimed at making it a frontrunner in a wide range...

Nagad offers healthcare discounts

Nagad is offering discounts of varying durations throughout the year on routine healthcare payments at several hospitals, mental health centres and dental care over the use of its app or merchant...

1d ago| Banks

One Bank, National Housing Authority sign agreement

One Bank recently signed a memorandum of understanding (MoU) with National Housing Authority for digitalisation of payment collection and operational management of Bostibashi Bharabhittik 533...