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    BSEC punishes 60 wrongdoers in two months

    Mostafizur Rahman | Updated at 10:52pm on August 14, 2020

    The Bangladesh Securities and Exchange Commission has punished around 60 people and institutions in the last two months for various securities market-related wrongdoings and harming the...

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    Amazon launches online pharmacy in India

    Agence France-Presse . Mumbai | Updated at 10:56pm on August 14, 2020

    US tech giant Amazon launched its first Indian online pharmacy service on Friday as it attempts to grab more of the country’s burgeoning e-commerce market. Amazon is battling Walmart-backed Flipkart and...

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    Malaysia economy shrinks most in more than 20yrs

    Agence France-Presse . Kuala Lumpur | Updated at 10:58pm on August 14, 2020

    Malaysia’s economy suffered its worst contraction in more than 20 years during the second quarter, hit by a collapse in global trade and tough curbs to contain the coronavirus, the central bank...

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    US, China to discuss trade deal amid COVID-19 disruption

    Agence France-Presse . Washington | Updated at 11:01pm on August 14, 2020

    Negotiators from the United States and China will on Saturday discuss the ‘phase one’ trade deal signed earlier this year — before the coronavirus slammed the world economy and relations between the...

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    Qatar Airways extends crew curfew over virus breaches

    | Updated at 11:03pm on August 14, 2020

    Qatar Airways has extended its cabin crews’ nightly curfew after some stewards allegedly broke the Gulf country’s strict virus control rules, according to a memo seen by AFP on Thursday...

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    NBR launches installation at shops on August 25

    Staff Correspondent | Updated at 10:57pm on August 13, 2020

    The National Board of Revenue is set to launch installation of electronic fiscal devices at shops and service providing firms on pilot basis on August...

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    BSEC fines BBS Cables, associates Tk 8.4cr for rule violations

    Staff Correspondent | Updated at 11:02pm on August 13, 2020

    The Bangladesh Securities and Exchange Commission on Thursday fined BBS Cables and its associates Tk 8.4 crore in total for market manipulation, insider trading and not...

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    VAT intelligence sues FB agent for VAT evasion

    Staff Correspondent | Updated at 11:00pm on August 13, 2020

    The National Board of Revenue’s VAT intelligence has lodged a case against a local agent of social media giant Facebook for evading value-added tax and...