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    Software exporters want cash incentive

    Staff Correspondent | Updated at 10:56pm on January 26, 2017

    Software exporters on Thursday demanded cash incentive against exports of the item while the ministry of finance expressed strong reservation about such demand, officials said...

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    Japan businesses still cautious over security

    Staff Correspondent | Updated at 10:54pm on January 26, 2017

    Japanese ambassador Masato Watanabe on Thursday said that the business community of his country wanted to strengthen business relations with Bangladesh but they were still...

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    Custom's role vital to curb smuggling: Muhith

    Bangladesh Sangbad Sangstha | Updated at 10:45pm on January 27, 2017

    Finance minister AMA Muhith on Thursday said government’s earnings from customs sources were declining but its role especially in checking smuggling of money, drugs...

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    Asia-Pacific Business Forum begins in city Feb 8

    Staff Correspondent | Updated at 10:31pm on January 26, 2017

    A two-day Asia-Pacific Business Forum begins in Dhaka on February 8 with a view to building regional integration in achieving sustainable development in line with...

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    Bill Gates could become world’s 1st trillionaire: Oxfam

    Press Trust of India . Houston | Updated at 11:48pm on January 25, 2017

    Microsoft founder Bill Gates will be world’s first trillionaire in the next 25 years, according to a new research...

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    Governance, enhancing capacity key to attain SDGs: seminar

    Staff Correspondent | Updated at 11:45pm on January 25, 2017

    Ensuring good governance and funding for implementation of Sustainable Development Goals will be great challenges in the context of gradual decline in international assistance to...

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    Telenor says it generates $1.5b value to B’desh economy in 2015

    Staff Correspondent | Updated at 11:19pm on January 24, 2017

    Telenor, the majority shareholder of mobile phone operator Grameenphone, generated approximately $1,504 million of value to Bangladesh’s economy in 2015, claimed the group in a...

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    No regulatory intervention to contain share prices: BSEC chairman

    Staff Correspondent | Updated at 11:18pm on January 24, 2017

    Bangladesh Securities and Exchange Commission chairman M Khairul Hossain has asserted that the commission will not make any regulatory intervention with a view to containing...

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    After US exit, Asian nations try to save TPP deal

    Reuters . Wellington/Tokyo | Updated at 11:15pm on January 24, 2017

    Australia and New Zealand said on Tuesday they hope to salvage the Trans-Pacific Partnership (TPP) by encouraging China and other Asian countries to join the...

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    India turns to AI as cyber warfare threats grow

    Agence France-Presse . New Delhi | Updated at 10:22pm on January 22, 2017

    In the darkened offices of a tech start-up, a handful of computer engineers sift through a mountain of intelligence data that would normally be the...

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