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    Experts stress quality infra, maintenance

    Staff Correspondent | Updated at 11:38pm on December 21, 2016

    Experts from home and abroad on Wednesday said that quality infrastructure and its regular maintenance along with implementing new projects could play an important role...

  • Govt to continue support for flourishing pvt sector: PM

    Bangladesh Sangbad Sangstha . Dhaka | Updated at 11:19pm on December 21, 2016

    Describing private sector as the ‘driving force’ of economy, prime minister Sheikh Hasina on Wednesday assured of continuing government’s support for further flourishing the private...

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    Japan moves to eliminate pay gap between regular, contract employees

    Business Desk | Updated at 11:47pm on December 20, 2016

    An influential Japanese government panel on Tuesday laid out a raft of proposed changes to the labour law that would eliminate the pay gap between...

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    Conference on new economic thinking today

    Bangladesh Sangbad Sangstha . Dhaka | Updated at 11:44pm on December 20, 2016

    An international visionary conference on economy will be held today in the city aimed at coming up with a ‘national action plan’ on key challenges...

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    Planning minister downplays UNCTAD’s apprehension

    Staff Correspondent | Updated at 11:37pm on December 20, 2016

    Planning minister AHM Mustafa Kamal on Tuesday downplayed the apprehension of a United Nations agency about Bangladesh’s export slump after graduation from the LDC category...

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    British firm to build Dhaka-Payra rail line

    Bangladesh Sangbad Sangstha | Updated at 06:06pm on December 20, 2016

    British company DP Rail today signed a memorandum of understanding with Bangladesh Railway to design, finance, build, operate and maintain the...

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    Nihad Kabir new MCCI president

    Staff Correspondent | Updated at 02:14am on December 20, 2016

    Nihad Kabir, senior partner of Syed Ishtiaq Ahmed and Associates, has been elected the new president of Metropolitan Chamber of Commerce and Industry for 2017...

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    Economy pays tab for Japan Inc’s free lunch on overtime

    Reuters . Tokyo | Updated at 12:01am on December 19, 2016

    Japanese workers put up with long hours and unpaid overtime under pressure from cost-saving companies, and figures from government, which wants more money in workers’...

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    SAARC Finance seminar today

    Bangladesh Sangbad Sangstha . Dhaka | Updated at 11:57pm on December 18, 2016

    A day-long SAARC FINANCE Seminar on ‘Impacts of Mobile Financial Services in the SAARC Region’ will be held today at the Sonargaon Hotel in the...

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    Bangladesh expects record tea output in 2016: minister

    Business Desk | Updated at 11:55pm on December 18, 2016

    Bangladesh’s tea output in 2016 is expected to hit a record 80 million kg from 66 million a year earlier, the commerce minister said on...

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