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    China, India, Japan hamper Asia oil demand growth

    Reuters . Singapore | Updated at 09:44pm on June 23, 2017

    As the global oil market frets about a stubborn supply glut, faltering demand growth in key Asian crude importers is further hampering efforts to restore...

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    BEZA to set up solar zone for 1000MW electricity

    Bangladesh Sangbad Sangstha . Dhaka | Updated at 09:39pm on June 23, 2017

    Bangladesh Economic Zone Authority has planned setting up of a big solar power zone for generating at least 1000 megawatts of electricity, official sources said....

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    No bar to hike gas price: SC

    United News of Bangladesh | Updated at 02:10pm on June 05, 2017

    The Appellate division of the Supreme Court on Monday extended its stay on a High Court order that stayed for six months a government decision...

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    Manufacturing sector growth slides in FY17

    Staff Correspondent | Updated at 01:08am on June 03, 2017

    The growth of country’s manufacturing sector declined in the outgoing fiscal year (2016-17) after two years of rise as entrepreneurs are lacking in confidence to...

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    Govt, ADB ink $616m loan deal for power sector

    Bangladesh Sangbad Sangstha . Dhaka | Updated at 10:53pm on May 29, 2017

    The Asian Development Bank on Monday signed agreements with the government for $616 million in loans to enhance the coverage and reliability of Bangladesh’s power...

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    Govt, ADB to sign $616m loan deal today for power sector

    United News of Bangladesh . Dhaka | Updated at 10:10pm on May 28, 2017

    The Asian Development Bank will provide $616 million to Bangladesh to implement a project for enhancing the coverage and reliability of its power system and...

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    Nasrul urges European entrepreneurs to invest in Bangladesh

    United News of Bangladesh . Dhaka | Updated at 09:59pm on May 12, 2017

    State minister for power and energy Nasrul Hamid has urged the European entrepreneurs to invest in Bangladesh taking the business opportunity prevailing here as the...

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    Govt in dark as Chevron sells stakes

    Manjurul Ahsan | Updated at 05:10pm on April 24, 2017

    US oil company Chevron has entered into an agreement with Chinese Himalaya Energy Co Ltd to sell its three onshore gas fields and associated assets...

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    India to cut Iranian oil purchases in row over gas field

    Reuters . New Delhi | Updated at 10:39pm on April 01, 2017

    Indian state refiners will cut oil imports from Iran in 2017-18 by a fifth, as New Delhi takes a more assertive stance over an impasse...

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    BERC asked to create fund for the poor

    Staff Correspondent | Updated at 10:16pm on March 30, 2017

    Prime minister’s energy adviser Tawfiq-e-Elahi Chowdhury on Thursday asked the Bangladesh Energy Regulatory Commission to create a fund to help the poor energy consumers bear...