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    Sri Lanka agrees port deals with China amid political chaos

    Reuters . Colombo | Updated at 12:00am on November 30, 2018

    Sri Lanka signed two multi-million dollar contracts with Chinese firms for a port upgrade project on Thursday in the middle of a political hiatus that...

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    Shamsul reelected REHAB president, Shaon senior VP

    Staff Correspondent | Updated at 12:00am on November 29, 2018

    Alamgir Shamsul Alamin and Nurun Nabi Chowdhury Shaon were reelected unopposed as president and senior vice-president of Real Estate and Housing Association of Bangladesh for...

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    Financial firms not getting basics right on cyber: UK watchdog

    Reuters . London | Updated at 12:00am on November 28, 2018

    Britain’s Financial Conduct Authority will punish firms that are failing to get the basics right on cyber defences, or whose botched IT projects harm consumers,...

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    Bangladesh becomes Uber’s largest motorcycle-riding market

    New Age | Updated at 12:00am on November 28, 2018

    Uber, a global on-demand ride-sharing company, on Tuesday announced that Bangladesh had become largest market of UberMoto, a motorcycle-based ride sharing service, among the markets...

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    Govt to seek fund source to discourage saving tools sales

    Staff Correspondent | Updated at 12:00am on November 28, 2018

    The government would seek source of fund in order to discourage sales of saving certificates amid its high growth and debt liability getting heavy for...

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    ADB finds shipbuilding a hidden gem in Bangladesh 

    United News of Bangladesh . Dhaka | Updated at 05:19pm on November 27, 2018

    Asian Development Bank country director Manmohan Parkash has expressed the optimism that Bangladesh will be known as a 'technically advanced nation' producing large ships through...

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    In China hinterland, car market growth engine sputters

    Reuters . China | Updated at 12:00am on November 27, 2018

    When Cao Jun, 40, an engineer from the central Chinese city of Pingdingshan, takes his old, grey MG 3 car to be serviced he always...

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    Shakil Rizvi elected DBA president

    Staff Correspondent | Updated at 12:00am on November 27, 2018

    Shakil Rizvi, a former president of the Dhaka Stock Exchange, has been elected president of the DSE Brokers Association of Bangladesh for a two-year term.Shakil,...

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    India set to miss 2018-19 fiscal deficit target: India Ratings

    Reuters | Updated at 12:00am on November 27, 2018

    India is set to miss its fiscal deficit target for the year ending March 2019 due to a shortfall in revenues and lower-than-targeted disinvestment proceeds,...

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    Mitsubishi Motors ousts Ghosn as chair

    Reuters . Tokyo | Updated at 12:00am on November 27, 2018

    Mitsubishi Motors Corp said on Monday its board removed Carlos Ghosn from his role as chairman, following his arrest and ouster from alliance partner Nissan...

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