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    Volkswagen to pump 15b euros into China’s electric cars

    AFP | Updated at 10:38pm on September 28, 2020

    German car giant Volkswagen on Monday announced a fresh 15 billion euro ($17.5 billion) splurge on China’s vast electric vehicle potential. Global car makers are...

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    Uber wins London licence after appeal

    Agence France-Presse . London | Updated at 10:39pm on September 28, 2020

    US ride-hailing giant Uber on Monday won an appeal to operate in London after a judge ruled it was a ‘fit and proper’ firm despite...

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    US ‘abusing power’ by squeezing TikTok: China

    Agence France-Presse . Beijing | Updated at 10:40pm on September 28, 2020

    Beijing on Monday accused the Trump administration of abusing ‘national power’ by trying to ban TikTok, as a federal court gave the video app’s US...

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    Tax collection falls Tk 10,784cr short of target in July-Aug

    Staff Correspondent | Updated at 09:41pm on September 27, 2020

    Revenue collection by the National Board of Revenue fell Tk 10,784 crore short of target in July-August of the current fiscal year 2020-2021 due mainly to...

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    77pc shops in Chattogram mall do not pay VAT: NBR survey

    Staff Correspondent | Updated at 08:16pm on September 27, 2020

    More than 77 per cent of shops at a luxury shopping mall in Chattogram did not pay value-added tax and did not hold electronic business...

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    Europe airlines cutting fares to woo back passengers

    Agence France-Presse . Paris | Updated at 09:56pm on September 27, 2020

    With the coronavirus crisis putting a chill on travel, European airlines are reducing fares to attract passengers and fill the planes that are still flying....

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    Badiur elected AIBL risk management committee chair

    Business Desk | Updated at 09:55pm on September 27, 2020

    Badiur Rahman has been elected chairman of the risk management committee of Al-Arafah Islami Bank Ltd, said a press release. He was elected to the...

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    Tourism to supplement PM’s rural dev efforts: Mahbub

    Bangladesh Sangbad Sangstha . Dhaka | Updated at 09:54pm on September 27, 2020

    State minister for civil aviation and tourism M Mahbub Ali on Sunday said that rural-based tourism initiatives would act as a supplementary force in implementing...

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    US restricts tech sales to China semiconductor giant

    AFP | Updated at 09:52pm on September 27, 2020

    Washington has ordered US companies to seek permission before selling their technologies to Chinese semiconductor giant SMIC, its latest salvo in the battle for technological...

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    Sonali Bank completes closing year-end process in 8hrs

    Business Desk | Updated at 09:51pm on September 27, 2020

    Sonali Bank has completed the closing year end process in eight hours, a major milestone for the bank that serves over 20 million customers, said...