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    BTRC body for revoking Bangla Phone’s IIG licence

    HM Murtuza | Updated at 12:00am on November 15, 2018

    A Bangladesh Telecommunication Regulatory Commission committee has recommended that the international internet gateway (IIG) licence of Bangla Phone Limited should be revoked as the company has failed to commence operation within the stipulated time....

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    Trudeau hails Summit’s effort to bring LNG

    Business Desk | Updated at 12:00am on November 15, 2018

    Canada prime minister Justin Trudeau has appreciated Summit’s effort to bring LNG, said a press release....

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    BEZA offers full-fledged one-stop services from March ’19

    Bangladesh Sangbad Sangstha . Dhaka | Updated at 12:00am on November 15, 2018

    Bangladesh Economic Zone Authority (BEZA) will provide the investors with full-fledged ‘One Stop Service (OSS)’ from March, 2019 by ensuring all necessary services in the economic zones from a single window....

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    More investment needed for higher growth: ICCB

    Staff Correspondent | Updated at 12:00am on November 15, 2018

    International Chamber of Commerce-Bangladesh on Wednesday said that accelerated investment was a prerequisite for higher growth in the country....

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    Labour woes force Japan to prise open door to migrant workers

    Agence France-Presse . Japan | Updated at 12:00am on November 15, 2018

    Ageing Japan is reluctantly attempting to prise open its doors to migrant workers as it battles serious labour shortages, raising the hackles of conservatives worried about mass immigration....

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    Drugmaking arm of Samsung fined for $4 billion accounts breach

    Agence France-Presse . Seoul | Updated at 12:00am on November 15, 2018

    The pharmaceutical arm of giant South Korean conglomerate Samsung was fined Wednesday for alleged accounting breaches amounting to nearly $4 billion, and had dealings in its shares suspended indefinitely....

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    First slowdown since 2015 brings angst for German economy

    Agence France-Presse . Berlin | Updated at 12:00am on November 15, 2018

    Germany’s years-long run of steady growth came to a screeching halt in the third quarter, official data showed Wednesday, with a widely-expected bottleneck in the vital car industry matched by broader structural concerns....

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    ‘Substantial progress’ made on China trade deal

    Agence France-Presse . Singapore | Updated at 12:00am on November 15, 2018

    Substantial progress has been made on hammering out a China-backed trade deal, Singapore’s leader said Wednesday, driving ahead the world’s largest commercial pact which the United States is excluded from....