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    MCCI re-elects Nihad as president

    Business Desk | Updated at 11:49pm on December 20, 2017

    Nihad Kabir, senior partner of Syed Ishtiaq Ahmed and Associates, and Golam Mainuddin, chairman of British American Tobacco Bangladesh Company Limited, were re-elected as the...

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    ICAB gets new president, vice-presidents

    Business Desk | Updated at 11:04pm on December 17, 2017

    The Institute of Chartered Accountants of Bangladesh, the national professional accounting body, has elected Dewan Nurul Islam as president and Moddassar Ahmed Siddique, Mahmudul Hasan...

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    CA Women’s Forum launched

    Business Desk | Updated at 10:50pm on November 25, 2017

    The Institute of Chartered Accountants of Bangladesh has launched CA Women’s Forum in Dhaka on Saturday through celebrating the number of CA-qualified woman members crossing...

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    Bangladesh e-commerce sector to grow to Tk 900cr this year: report

    Business Desk | Updated at 11:48pm on November 18, 2017

    Bangladesh’s e-commerce sector is expected to grow 70 per cent in 2017 as the rollout of 3G internet 3-4 years back led to rapid adoption...

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    Naser becomes StanChart B’desh CEO

    Business Desk | Updated at 12:00am on November 05, 2017

    Standard Chartered Bank Bangladesh has recently announced the appointment of Naser Ezaz Bijoy as its chief executive officer, with effect from November 7, said a...

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    ESCAP Business Advisory Council Meeting held in Bangkok

    Business Desk | Updated at 10:50pm on October 31, 2017

    The thirteen meeting of the ESCAP Business Advisory Council (EBAC) was held at UNESCAP on Monday, said a news release. Mahbubur Rahman, EBAC chairman and...

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    BRAC Bank records 50pc growth in profit in 9 months

    Business Desk | Updated at 10:31pm on October 26, 2017

    BRAC Bank has posted a 50 per cent year-on-year growth in profit after tax in the nine months to September 30, said the bank on...

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    Salman Ispahani elected ICA president

    Business Desk | Updated at 10:35pm on October 24, 2017

    Mirza Salman Ispahani, chairman of MM Ispahani Ltd, has been elected as president of International Cotton Association for 2017-2018, said a news release...

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    Billions in tax breaks offered to Amazon for second headquarters

    Business Desk | Updated at 09:41pm on October 21, 2017 Inc is receiving offers of billions of dollars in tax breaks and other subsidies from cities and states across North America that are participating...

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    Not PayPal, only already available Xoom service launched

    Business Desk | Updated at 11:36pm on October 19, 2017

    Global online payment system PayPal on Thursday launched its cross-broader payment service ‘Xoom’ in Bangladesh to enable freelance remittance earners to receive their payments in...