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    Resurgent Bangladesh initiative launched

    Business Desk | Updated at 11:16pm on May 19, 2020

    Resurgent Bangladesh, an initiative to help Bangladesh chart out and execute the recovery of the private sector dynamism in the context of COVID-19-led economic shocks,...

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    Uber Eats to close Bangladesh operations

    Staff Correspondent | Updated at 11:12pm on May 19, 2020

    Uber, a global ridesharing company, has decided to close down the operations of its food delivery service, Uber Eats, in Bangladesh from June this year....

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    Guardian Life Insurance goes totally online during pandemic

    Staff Correspondent | Updated at 12:26pm on May 17, 2020

    Guardian Life Insurance Limited has shifted all their processes online and is paying out bills and claims online amid the coronavirus pandemic. Their claims team...

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    Virus pushes Germany into recession

    Agence France-Presse . Berlin | Updated at 11:03pm on May 15, 2020

    The coronavirus pandemic has tipped Germany into a recession, official data showed on Friday, with Europe’s top economy suffering its steepest quarterly contraction in more...

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    Summit Gazipur II gets Tk 1,190cr from Clifford Capital, Japan’s SMBC

    Business Desk | Updated at 10:52pm on May 15, 2020

    Summit has closed Tk 1,190 crore, equivalent to $140 million, as long-term financing from Clifford Capital Pte Ltd of Singapore and Sumitomo Mitsui Banking Corporation, Japan’s...

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    BASIS, 4 other ICT assocs demand Tk 5,000cr stimulus

    Staff Correspondent | Updated at 09:33pm on May 14, 2020

    The Bangladesh Association of Software and Information Services along with four other information and communication technology-related associations on Thursday demanded a separate Tk 5,000-crore stimulus...

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    UN report says global economy may fall amid COVID-19 pandemic

    United News of Bangladesh . Dhaka | Updated at 02:02pm on May 14, 2020

    The world economy has been projected to shrink by 3.2 per cent wiping out nearly four years of output gains as economic activities around the...

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    25pc seats on flights to remain empty for maintaining physical distance

    Muktadir Rashid | Updated at 01:20pm on May 13, 2020

    The Civil Aviation Authority of Bangladesh has formulated a 39-point guideline for operators, passengers and crew members as precautionary measures in order to operate domestic...

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    Half of event management cos in fear of closure

    Staff Correspondent | Updated at 10:56pm on May 09, 2020

    An estimated half of the 300 event management companies operating in the country could face closure due to negative impacts of the coronavirus pandemic on...

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    Economists, experts for stimulus package for youth

    Staff Correspondent | Updated at 10:48pm on May 09, 2020

    Economists and experts on Saturday recommended stimulus package and policy guidelines for the youth in the coming national budget as the economic disruption caused by...

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