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‘My appointment was met with opposition’: Rubana

By Joe Wallen, Dhaka

One of Bangladesh’s foremost female business leaders has vowed to transform job opportunities for women. Rubana Huq – managing director of one of the country’s largest conglomerates – became the first female president of Bangladesh’s national garment workers’ association earlier this month.

Despite fierce resistance to her appointment from men in the industry, the pioneering 55-year-old has revealed ambitious plans to tackle female empowerment in the workplace.

There are about 4,400 garment factories in Bangladesh, producing clothes for British high street retailers...

Pioneering diocesan priest dies

Senior clergy in Bangladesh have been praising the achievements of Father Philip D’Rozario, the most senior diocesan priest in the country, after he passed away this week at the age of 82. He succumbed to old age at the Bishop’s House in southern Barisal Diocese during the evening of May 10 after suffering from a range of ailments for years including several strokes. [caption id="attachment_26752" align="alignleft" width="540"]priest Father Philip D’Rozario, Bangladesh’s most senior diocesan priest, is seen at the priests’ residence ...

New Chairman of Jamuna Bank

Engr. Mosharraf Hussain is elected chairman of Jamuna Bank with the consent of the 327th board meeting on April 26, 2018. Engr. Mosharraf Hussain was born in a respectable Muslim family of Kazipur Upazilla situated in Sirajgonj district. After completing his schooling in Kazipur R.D. High School, he moved to Rajshahi for completing his Intermediate of Science from Rajshahi Government College. Upon completion of his I.Sc, he moved to Dhaka to pursue his Bachelor in Civil Engineering from Bangladesh University of Engineering and Technology (BUET).

New CEO of BD Finance

Mr. Tarik Morshed joined Bangladesh Finance And Investment Company Limited (BD Finance), one of the leading financial institutions in Bangladesh as its new Managing Director & CEO. Prior to taking over the new assignment, Mr. Morshed served at Social Islami Bank Limited (SIBL) as Additional Managing Director. Mr. Morshed has 23 years of versatile banking experience in service and credit related area. Tarik MorshedEspecially he has in-depth expertise on branch banking operation with specific concentration on c...

Adil Islam new Meghna Bank CEO

Meghna Bank has recently appointed Mr. Adil lslam as its CEO and Managing Director. He has more than 27 years of banking and business leadership experience, gained through working in various international banks and financial institutions in Southeast Asia and Middle East. Adil Islam has a Masters degree in International Banking and Financial Studies from Mr. Adil Islam MD & CEOHeriot-Watt University, Edinburgh, Scotland. He has knowledge and experience in business development, risk governance,...

Corporal punishment makes children aggressive

Sir Frank Peters

It’s a proven fact, the more caring that adults are in a child’s life; many times greater are the chances of the child achieving success and happiness. – You reap what you sow. It’s also a proven fact that the more corporal punishment experienced as a child, greater are the chances of the child becoming aggressive, becoming a wife-beater, a child beater, and mentally unstable. – You reap what you sow. From time to time people are known to shake their head in dismay, perhaps even in total disgust, yield a long big sigh and ask why there’s so much cruelty in the world. Don’t expect to find the answers here. I only know corporal punishment, whether administered