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    Deal signed to construct LNG-based power plant at Matarbari

    Bangladesh Sangbad Sangstha | Updated at 08:56pm on November 08, 2017

    Coal Power Generation Company Bangladesh Limited and MITSUI and Co Limited of Japan on Wednesday signed a memorandum of understanding to construct a 500-600 megawatt...

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    'Takeover of banks are like hijacking'

    Staff Correspondent | Updated at 05:02pm on November 08, 2017

    PricewaterhouseCoopers Bangladesh Private Limited managing partner Mamun Rashid on Wednesday termed recent time hostile takeover of...

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    Regional integration must for sustainable growth in S Asia: ICCB

    Staff Correspondent | Updated at 12:05am on November 08, 2017

    International Chamber of Commerce-Bangladesh observed that regional integration among the South Asian nations is a must for increased trade and investment to achieve sustainable growth....

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    Introduce use of debit cards for online payment: speakers

    Staff Correspondent | Updated at 12:05am on November 08, 2017

    Lack of scope of online payment from bank accounts, non-acceptance of online payment through banks’ debit cards for online purchase and high internet price are hindering growth of e-commerce business in the country, speakers at a discussion on Tuesday said....

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    MNP service to result in call cost rise initially

    Staff Correspondent | Updated at 11:07pm on November 07, 2017

    Mobile number portability service will initially result in a slight rise in call cost as users might not be able to know whether the number he/she is calling to is an on-net or off-net number as the MNP service will allow users to switch operator without changing their existing mobile numbers by paying Tk 30 as charge for the service, said Bangladesh Telecommunication Regulatory Commission officials....

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    Tax fair ends with NBR getting huge response

    Staff Correspondent | Updated at 12:05am on November 08, 2017

    Countrywide weeklong income tax fairs organised by the National Board of Revenue ended on Tuesday amid overcrowded response from taxpayers and setting new records in number of tax returns submission and service recipients....

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    ADB voices concern over rising NPLs

    Staff Correspondent | Updated at 12:05am on November 08, 2017

    Asian Development Bank has said that the recent rise in non-performing loans in several emerging Asian economies including Bangladesh is a concern due to potential macro-financial feedback effect and implications for the region’s financial stability...

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    Govt wants little cut in workers’ representation threshold

    Staff Correspondent | Updated at 12:05am on November 08, 2017

    The government has decided to lower the threshold of workers’ membership for trade union registration in industries by only three percentage points to 27 per cent as the International Labour Organisation and European Union suggested reviewing the existing 30 per cent rate...

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    Mobile number portability service to be launched in 2018

    Staff Correspondent | Updated at 06:48pm on November 07, 2017

    The mobile number portability service might be available between March-April next year after the completion of all the procedure, said Mabroor Hossain, managing director of...

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    Offshore multi-client seismic survey hits snag for delay in probe

    United News of Bangladesh | Updated at 05:23pm on November 07, 2017

    Although about 15 months have elapsed since its formation to look into whether there was any irregularity in the tender process of the...

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