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    Hackers hit Russian bank customers, planned int’l cyber raids

    Reuters . Moscow | Updated at 11:34pm on May 22, 2017

    Russian cyber criminals used malware planted on Android mobile devices to steal from domestic bank customers and were planning to target European lenders before their...

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    Mahbubul Alam reelected CCCI president

    Our Correspondent . Chittagong | Updated at 11:33pm on May 22, 2017

    Mahbubul Alam was reelected as the president of Chittagong Chamber of Commerce and Industry on Monday for another two-year term (from July 2017 to June...

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    India’s new GST leaves service providers worried

    Reuters . New Delhi | Updated at 11:15pm on May 20, 2017

    India on Friday unveiled four rate bands under a new sales tax for services such as telecoms, insurance and restaurants, a move experts said could...

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    Lack of skills, weak mgt, delay major barriers to sustainable PPP scheme

    Staff Correspondent | Updated at 11:08pm on May 20, 2017

    Lack of project implementation skills, weak management and delay in execution are the key barriers to the sustainable public-private partnership programme in Bangladesh, senior government...

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    BSEC seeks grant from stakeholders

    Staff Correspondent | Updated at 10:39pm on May 19, 2017

    Bangladesh Securities and Exchange Commission has asked almost all the capital market stakeholders including listed companies and mutual funds to deposit money to ‘Investment Education...

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    Commodity prices remain high

    Staff Correspondent | Updated at 10:38pm on May 19, 2017

    Prices of most or the essential commodities including rice, sugar, salt and vegetables remained high in the city’s kitchen markets over the week ending Friday...

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    Sustainable apparel forum, denim expo begins in city

    Staff correspondent | Updated at 11:10pm on May 17, 2017

    The two-day ‘Sustainable Apparel Forum 2017’ and Denim Expo began at International Convention City Bashundhara in the capital on Wednesday. Commerce minister Tofail Ahmed inaugurated...

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    Land, infra shortages challenges for investment in B’desh: China envoy

    Staff Correspondent | Updated at 11:07pm on May 17, 2017

    Chinese ambassador in Dhaka Ma Mingqiang on Wednesday termed shortage of land, inadequate infrastructure and higher import duty on industrial raw materials the main barriers...

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    GDP growth to be stagnant without adequate investments in infra: experts

    Staff Correspondent | Updated at 11:05pm on May 17, 2017

    The country’s economic growth would become stagnant unless adequate investment was made to develop infrastructure, said experts at a discussion meeting on Wednesday...

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    Sri Lanka gets EU GSP Plus

    Agence France-Presse . Colombo | Updated at 11:23pm on May 16, 2017

    Sri Lankan exporters will have their duty free access to the European Union reinstated from Friday, an official said Tuesday, despite Colombo’s failure to fully...

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