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    Ahmad Rashid elected DBAB president

    Staff Correspondent | Updated at 12:12am on November 25, 2016

    Ahmad Rashid, a former senior vice-president of the Dhaka Stock Exchange, has been elected president of the DSE Brokers Association of Bangladesh for a two-year...

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    2-day Panache Winter Carnival starts today

    Business Desk | Updated at 12:10am on November 25, 2016

    Panache, a fashion event organiser, starts its first leg of two-day winter fashion exhibition ‘Winter Carnival’ at the Six Seasons Hotel in Dhaka today, said...

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    4-day Daraz sales offer starts today

    Business Desk | Updated at 12:08am on November 25, 2016

    E-commerce platform Daraz Bangladesh in association with Coca-Cola has launched Fatafati Friday 2016, a four-day sales offer, from midnight today, said a news release...

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    Alliance rejects rights groups' report on RMG factory remediation

    Staff Correspondent | Updated at 02:14am on November 24, 2016

    Alliance for Bangladesh Workers Safety, a consortium of North American fashion brands and buyers, on Tuesday refuted the report published by labour rights organisations on...

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    BIAC, PCA ink coop deal

    Business Desk | Updated at 02:10am on November 24, 2016

    Bangladesh International Arbitration Centre and the Permanent Court of Arbitration, The Hague, The Netherlands recently signed a cooperation agreement, said a news release...

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    Fitch sees ‘weak’ Q4 as India cash crunch bites

    Agence France-Presse . New Delhi | Updated at 12:03am on November 23, 2016

    Ratings agency Fitch said Tuesday it would revise down its India growth forecasts for the fourth quarter of 2016 after the country’s shock move to...

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    Alliance gives pass grades to factories with safety issues not resolved, report finds

    Business Desk | Updated at 11:48pm on November 22, 2016

    An organisation backed by global retailers including Gap, Target and Walmart is giving passing grades to Bangladeshi factories that have yet to implement life-saving safety...

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    319 RMG factories may face legal action

    Staff Correspondent | Updated at 11:44pm on November 22, 2016

    The labour ministry is going to take legal action against 319 readymade garment factories that are structurally vulnerable...

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    Uber to be launched in Dhaka

    United News of Bangladesh | Updated at 02:55pm on November 22, 2016

    Smart phone app Uber, which enables the user to the world's largest on-demand mobility platform, will be launched in Bangladesh...

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    Tk 5,950 proposed as minimum wage for soap, cosmetics sector workers

    Staff Correspondent | Updated at 11:29pm on November 20, 2016

    The Minimum Wage Board has finalised its draft proposal recommending Tk 5,950 as the minimum monthly wage for the workers and employees in the soap...

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