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    TBL receives Global Bottler of the Year 2016 award

    Business Desk | Updated at 11:12pm on July 13, 2017

    Transcom Beverages Limited, the franchisee of PepsiCo in Bangladesh, has been awarded the ‘Global Bottler of the Year’ for 2016 in recognition of its outstanding...

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    Bank Asia reelects Safwan, Nurul as vice-chair

    Business Desk | Updated at 10:40pm on July 08, 2017

    Mohd Safwan Choudhury and AM Nurul Islam Anu were re-elected vice-chairmen of Bank Asia at a meeting of the board of directors of the bank...

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    UK to maintain duty-free access for Bangladesh after Brexit

    Business Desk | Updated at 10:10pm on June 28, 2017

    Britain said it will maintain duty-free access to its markets once it has left the European Union for goods from nearly 50 developing countries including...

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    Shahidul becomes SJIBL AMD

    Business Desk | Updated at 11:08pm on June 22, 2017

    M Shahidul Islam joined Shahjalal Islami Bank as additional managing director on Tuesday, said a news release....

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    Peoples Insurance gets new chair, vice-chair

    Business Desk | Updated at 11:39pm on June 12, 2017

    Shahjada Mahamud Chowdhury and Jafar Ahmed Patwari were elected chairman and vice-chairman of Peoples Insurance Company Limited respectively, said a news release...

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    10 start-ups recognised

    Business Desk | Updated at 11:35pm on May 25, 2017

    The government on Thursday recognised technology start-ups by awarding 10 start-ups with the Bangladesh Start-up Award at the National Demo Day and the award ceremony...

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    EU fines FB 110m euros over WhatsApp deal

    Business Desk | Updated at 09:59pm on May 18, 2017

    European Union antitrust regulators fined Facebook 110 million euros ($122 million) on Thursday for giving misleading information during a vetting of its deal to acquire...

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    ONE Bank re-elects Sayeed as chair, Asoke vice-chair, Zahur EC chair

    Business Desk | Updated at 10:53pm on May 14, 2017

    The board of directors of ONE Bank has re-elected Sayeed H Chowdhury as its chairman for another one-year term with an effect from May 11,...

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    ICAB gets new secretary

    Business Desk | Updated at 10:52pm on May 08, 2017

    Muhammad Imrul Quayes has recently been appointed as secretary of the Institute of Chartered Accountants of Bangladesh, said a news release.

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    Five win Game Jam contest

    Business Desk | Updated at 10:51pm on May 08, 2017

    Five teams instead of stipulated three have come out as winners in the Game Jam, a 36-hour hackathon, as organisers were unable to decide on...