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Put fight against Covid at the heart of budget: economists

Rapid coronavirus vaccination, upgrading the creaking health system and expanding social protection should be the focus of the upcoming budget to bring the crisis under control, economists said.

200 RMG factories yet to pay salary, bonus

Some 200 garment factories could not pay workers’ salaries and festival bonuses as of yesterday although the Eid-ul-Fitr festival is just knocking at the door, said union leaders.

Ctg chamber walks the same path as FBCCI

Mahbubul Alam has been re-elected president of the Chittagong Chamber of Commerce and Industry (CCCI) in an election that saw all director hopefuls emerging victorious without any votes.

bKash gives a boost to income level of poor

The use of bKash, the leading mobile financial service provider in Bangladesh, has given a boost to the income of households, empowered women and reduced the impact of risks during times of uncertainty, according to a study of the Bangladesh Institute of Development Studies (BIDS).

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