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    3-day int’l apparel machinery expo begins in Ctg

    Our Correspondent . Chittagong | Updated at 12:05am on May 11, 2018

    A three-day international garments and textile machinery expo ‘BIGTEX Chittagong 2018’ began in Chittagong city on Thursday. Manufacturers, dealers, suppliers and importers from home and...

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    Include women in formal jobs to avoid demographic burden

    Staff Correspondent | Updated at 10:05pm on May 09, 2018

    Bangladesh would suffer from demographic burden unless female manpower was utilised in decent formal economic sector for getting the benefits of demographic dividend, economists and...

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    Buses for city schools from next budget, says Muhith

    Staff Correspondent | Updated at 03:55pm on May 09, 2018

    Finance minister AMA Muhith on Wednesday said that he would announce allocation for buses for schools in Dhaka in the next national budget to be...

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    Alibaba buys Daraz in big push in South Asia

    Staff Correspondent | Updated at 10:46pm on May 08, 2018

    Chinese e-commerce giant Alibaba has acquired e-commerce company Daraz Group, which operates in Bangladesh and other South Asian countries....

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    Inflation inches down to 5.63pc in April

    Staff Correspondent | Updated at 10:43pm on May 08, 2018

    The point-to-point inflation declined to 5.63 per cent in April from that of 5.68 per cent in March due to a drop in both food...

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    Alibaba acquires Daraz

    Staff Correspondent | Updated at 05:38pm on May 08, 2018

    Chinese e-commerce giant Alibaba has acquired e-commerce company Daraz. After deal with Alibaba, Daraz will be run under the Chinese giant, said...

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    Bangabandhu satellite launch rescheduled for Thursday

    Staff Correspondent | Updated at 10:51pm on May 07, 2018

    Launching of Bangabandhu-1 Satellite has been deferred again to Thursday this week, Bangladesh Telecommunication Regulatory Commission chairman Shahjahan Mahmood told New Age on Monday....

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    Bangladesh’s growth good example for Asian countries: ADB president

    United News of Bangladesh | Updated at 04:47pm on May 03, 2018

    Asian Development Bank president Takehiko Nakao on Thursday highly appreciated Bangladesh’s impressive economic growth saying that the...

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    Businesses for setting up private warehouse at Benapole port

    Staff Correspondent | Updated at 12:05am on April 30, 2018

    Businesses on Sunday recommended that the government should facilitate setting up private sector warehouses at Benapole Land Port to increase storage capacity at the port...

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    Alibaba affiliate Ant Financial to buy 20pc stake of bKash

    Staff Correspondent | Updated at 12:05am on April 27, 2018

    China’s Alibaba affiliate Ant Financial Service Group, one of the largest financial technology firms in the world, will acquire 20 per cent stake in bKash...