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    Dead cold storage owner appointed as rep to wage board

    Staff Correspondent | Updated at 11:42pm on January 30, 2021

    The government has appointed a cold storage owner who has been dead for eight months as the industry representative to the minimum wage board formed...

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    Stocks dip as investors go for share sell-off

    Staff Correspondent | Updated at 11:41pm on January 30, 2021

    Dhaka stocks in the past week slumped for the second week as investors went for selling shares amid the market becoming jittery over adjustment of...

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    Institutional investment in 85pc mutual funds falls in 6 months 

    Mostafizur Rahman | Updated at 11:40pm on January 30, 2021

    Institutional investors have reduced their stakes in 24 out of 29 listed mutual funds in the last six months ending on December 30, 2020 due...

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    BGMEA seeks withdrawal of addl warehouse charge at HSIA 

    Staff Correspondent | Updated at 11:38pm on January 30, 2021

    The country’s apparel exporters have urged the government to withdraw the additional warehouse charge it has imposed on the imported goods for the readymade garment...

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    ACC seeks info on RMG units engaged in ‘money laundering’

    Jasim Uddin | Updated at 11:35pm on January 30, 2021

    The Anti-Corruption Commission has sought a number of documents from the National Board of Revenue on readymade garment factories which are allegedly engaged in money...

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    Premier Bank holds Annual Business Conference-2021

    Staff Correspondent | Updated at 05:17pm on January 30, 2021

    The Annual Business Conference-2021 of Premier Bank Limited with the theme ‘Together We Grow’ was held at Renaissance Dhaka Gulshan Hotel on Saturday, said a press release...

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    FB, Apple chiefs unleash barbs over App Store

    Agence France-Presse . San Francisco | Updated at 11:19pm on January 29, 2021

    A feud between tech giants heated up on Thursday as Apple’s chief executive implied Facebook’s business model promotes disinformation and violence, while the social network...

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    Vivo launches 3 budget smartphones

    Business Desk | Updated at 11:14pm on January 29, 2021

    Chinese smartphone manufacturer brand Vivo has launched three quality smartphones at low prices, said a press release. The brand has launched Vivo Y12S, Vivo Y20...

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    Huawei smartphone sales plunge as US sanctions bite

    AFP | Updated at 11:13pm on January 29, 2021

    Sales of smartphones made by Chinese telecom giant Huawei plunged in the latest quarter of 2020 as they were hit by US sanctions on its...

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    Pandemic caused worst year for US economy since 1946

    Agence France-Presse . Washington | Updated at 11:11pm on January 29, 2021

    The United States saw its sharpest contraction in growth since 1946 as the coronavirus pandemic hammered the economy last year, but while the country may...