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    Huawei launches ASEAN Academy to nurture digital ecosystem

    Business Desk | Updated at 09:15pm on May 21, 2020

    Huawei Malaysia on Wednesday introduced the Huawei ASEAN Academy, a dedicated training module set to empower digital talent in the region, said a press release. In its commitment, Huawei aims to nurture...

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    AIIB approves $250m for Bangladesh to fight against COVID-19

    Bangladesh Sangbad Sangstha . Dhaka | Updated at 09:21pm on May 21, 2020

    The Asian Infrastructure Investment Bank (AIIB) has approved $250 million for extending cooperation to Bangladesh government’s utmost efforts for combating Covid-19. ‘AIIB board of directors today approved...

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    Helal new director of Janata Bank

    Business Desk | Updated at 09:23pm on May 21, 2020

    Former managing director of Bangladesh Krishi Bank Mohammad Helal Uddin has recently joined the board of directors of Janata Bank, said a press release. He started his banking career in 1985 as a senior...

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    US Senate passes bill that puts some Chinese listings at risk

    Business Desk | Updated at 09:26pm on May 21, 2020

    The US Senate passed a bill on Wednesday that could compel some Chinese companies to de-list from US exchanges unless they complied with American accounting regulations, reports...

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    Bangladesh Bank refrains from setting NBFIs’ lending rate

    HM Murtuza | Updated at 10:38pm on May 20, 2020

    The Bangladesh Bank has refrained from imposing a lending rate ceiling on non-bank financial institutions after more than two months of imposing such limit on the country’s banks. On February 24 this year, the central bank...

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    Buyers tend to undo existing contracts with Bangladesh RMG producers

    Bangladesh Sangbad Sangstha . Dhaka | Updated at 11:15am on May 24, 2020

    Bangladesh’s apparel units have said many foreign buyers pushed them to an extra difficult situation by trying to undo existing contracts even after product shipments,...

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    StanChart teams with Brac, Jaago to help raise pandemic donations

    Business Desk | Updated at 10:50pm on May 20, 2020

    Standard Chartered Bangladesh has recently announced partnerships with Brac and Jaago Foundation, both of which are active on the frontlines of the coronavirus battle, to enable the bank’s credit card...

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    MCCI give donations to frontline workers fighting pandemic

    Business Desk | Updated at 10:48pm on May 20, 2020

    The Metropolitan Chamber of Chamber of Commerce and Industry, Dhaka has given donations to the frontline workers who were providing necessary services to fight the coronavirus outbreak...

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    NBR offers tax benefit on lift production

    Staff Correspondent | Updated at 10:47pm on May 20, 2020

    The National Board of Revenue has offered tax benefit on production of lifts and import of raw materials for manufacturing the product. Value-added tax wing of the NBR on May 14 issued...

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    BSEC gets two new commissioners

    Staff Correspondent | Updated at 10:45pm on May 20, 2020

    The government on Wednesday appointed professors Mizanur Rahman and Shaikh Shamsuddin Ahmed as commissioners of the Bangladesh Securities and Exchange Commission for the...