Shakhawat Hossain

  • Images

    Bangladesh Bank moves to deal with troubled banks 

    Shakhawat Hossain     | Updated at 11:36pm on February 15, 2020

    The Bangladesh Bank has taken an initiative to deal with troubled and weak banks as the number of such banks has been increasing over the...

  • Images

    Bangladesh Bank opposes issusing car, trade, property licences

    Shakhawat Hossain | Updated at 01:20am on February 11, 2020

    Bangladesh Bank is opposing issuing trade licences and registration of cars and properties to wilful loan defaulters in the draft bill seeking amendment to the...

  • Images

    Concerns loom large on trade over China virus

    Shakhawat Hossain | Updated at 12:00am on February 09, 2020

    The extension of the New Year holiday in coronavirus-struck China has created deep concerns among businesses in Bangladesh that the country’s manufacturing sector is going...

  • Images

    Work on slapping highway toll starts

    Shakhawat Hossain  | Updated at 01:50am on February 07, 2020

    The government has started a process to impose toll on highways and generate fund against the backdrop of the growing road maintenance cost while a...

  • Images

    Inconsistent policies creating imbalance in SCBs   

    Shakhawat Hossain     | Updated at 01:35am on February 06, 2020

    Inconstancies in policy decisions have created imbalance of mid-level managers in major state-owned commercial banks. The crisis is blamed for the poor performance by these...

  • Images

    Dev projects in Bangladesh face Wuhan virus fallout

    Shakhawat Hossain   | Updated at 12:03am on February 05, 2020

    The county’s major development projects being executed by Chinese firms have started feeling pinches of the coronavirus fallout. At least four dozens of Chinese nationals,...

  • Images

    A first-time voter’s enthusiasm shatters

    Shakhawat Hossain | Updated at 11:54pm on February 01, 2020

    The enthusiasm of a first-time voter ended in pain because of denial in exercising the voting right as ruling party backed people occupied the booths...

  • Images

    Govt employees to pay 4pc interest for home loan

    Shakhawat Hossain | Updated at 02:08am on January 23, 2020

    The ministry of finance has decided to relax home-loan criteria against a backdrop of lukewarm response from public employees to avail the facility. The ministry...

  • Images

    Low revenue forces Bangladesh to tighten belt

    Shakhawat Hossain   | Updated at 12:38am on January 22, 2020

    The finance ministry has asked all ministries and divisions not to seek additional fund in the current fiscal year in a signal that the government...

  • Images

    Car sales drop for 2nd year on economic downturn, ridesharing services

    Shakhawat Hossain | Updated at 09:58pm on January 19, 2020

    Car sales have dropped for the second consecutive year in 2019 due to continued slump in demand amid slowing economic activities, according to government data....