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New Zealand re-opens its borders to world tourism

After being desolated since 2020 due to the spread of COVID-19, New Zealand has reopened its border to the world. As part of the government's gradual reopening strategy, the border reopened to vaccinated and Covid-negative travellers from roughly 60 visa-waiver nations on Monday morning.

By: Ibnul Hasan

As of March 2020, New Zealand's borders were closed, requiring even returning residents to endure weeks in quarantine upon arrival. In addition to measures such as rapid testing, monitoring, and lo...

State-of-art G-Gas satellite plant 101 in Rupganj

Energypac has recently inaugurated G-Gas Satellite Plant 101 through a virtual programme to meet the country's increasing demand for LPG on March 28, 2022, in Rupganj, Narayanganj, at 11:30 am.

Dr Tawfiq-e-Elahi Chowdhury, BB, Honourable Adviser to the Prime Minister, Power, Energy & Mineral Resources Affairs, Prime Ministers Office, Dhaka, was the honourable chief guest at the inauguration of G-Gas Satellite Plant 101.

At the event, Engineer Rabiul Alam, CIP, Chairman; Humayun Rashid, CIP, Managing Director & CEO; other members of the Board of Directors; Naweed Rash...

NOVOAIR, US-Bangla Dhaka-Cox’s Bazar flights from Tuesday

US Bangla and NOVOAIR airlines will resume flight operations on Dhaka-Cox’s Bazar route from Tuesday after nearly two months of suspension. US Bangla will operate two flights on Dhaka-Cox’s Bazar route every day following health guidelines as per the directives of the Civil Aviation Authorities of Bangladesh (CAAB). The flights will leave Dhaka at 9:30 am and 3:30  pm in a day while from Cox’s Bazar the flights will fly to Dhaka at 11:05 am and 5:05 pm. The US Bangla will operate Boeing 737-800 aircrafts on Dhaka-Cox’s Bazar-Dhaka route The authorities con...

Private companies’ 12 kg LPG price reduced to Tk 842 from June 1

The Bangladesh Energy Regulatory Commission (BERC) has re-fixed the price of Liquefied Petroleum Gas (LPG) of private companies at retail level with effect from June 1. As per the new prices, the private companies will have to sell 12 kg LPG at Tk 842 instead of current price of Tk 906. The regulatory body re-fixed the price adjusting with Saudi Contract Price (CP), reports UNB. The price of LP Gas Company Ltd, the state-owned company, will remain same at Tk 591 for 12.5 kg LPG as it has no relation with Saudi CP. In re-fixing the price, the value of per kg ...

Deal signed for safe, environmentally sound ship recycling

Thanking the Government of Norway for their generous contribution, Mr. Lim said, “The continuation of this project will greatly enhance national capacities for Bangladesh for safe and environmentally sound recycling of ships.

The success of this Phase III of the project will be seen in the crucial technical assistance role that will support the goals of Bangladesh to establish a facility for treatment, storage and disposal of hazardous wastes and ultimately support its aim to accede to the Hong Kong Convention.” The Hong Kong Convention ...