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    EU-US data deal invalidated by EU court

    | Updated at 11:06pm on July 16, 2020

    A crucial data arrangement between Europe and the US was invalidated on Thursday, throwing trans-Atlantic big tech into legal limbo. The decision stemmed from a...

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    Printing, publishing sector loses Tk 4,000cr: businesses

    Staff Correspondent | Updated at 10:58pm on July 16, 2020

    The printing and publishing industry had incurred losses worth Tk 4,000 crore in the COVID-19 fallout during the last three months after the government announced a...

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    Law allows but govt never sets minimum jute price

    Jasim Uddin | Updated at 10:25pm on July 15, 2020

    The government has never set the minimum price of jute though the country’s jute law and jute policy mandate it to set the price. So...

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    Summit’s int’l project financing get best deals awards in South Asia

    Business Desk | Updated at 11:45pm on July 14, 2020

    Project financing of two subsidiaries of Summit Power International have received oil and gas deal of the year and power deal of the year awards...

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    Reviving economy by boosting pvt sector credit will be key challenge: economists

    HM Murtuza | Updated at 11:33pm on July 14, 2020

    Economists have suggested that the monetary policy statement for the fiscal year 2020-2021 must aim at reviving the coronavirus pandemic-hit economy by ensuring effective implementation...

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    ADP execution rate hits all-time low in FY20

    Jasim Uddin | Updated at 11:30pm on July 14, 2020

    Implementation of the annual development programme in the just concluded fiscal year 2019-2020 was hit hard by the COVID-19 outbreak as the rate of execution...

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    China economy rebounds in Q2 after virus hit: poll

    Agence France-Presse . Beijing | Updated at 10:46pm on July 12, 2020

    China returned to growth in the second quarter after the coronavirus pandemic handed the world’s second largest economy its first contraction in decades, according to...

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    UK pledges $890m to prepare borders after Brexit

    Agence France-Presse . London | Updated at 10:41pm on July 12, 2020

    Britain on Sunday pledged £705 million ($890 million, 788 million euros) to prepare its borders for cutting ties with the European Union on December 31,...

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    UK Labour joins FB ad boycott

    Agence France-Presse . London | Updated at 10:39pm on July 12, 2020

    Britain’s main opposition Labour party said on Sunday that it had joined a Facebook advertising boycott over allegations that the social network had failed to...

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    TCB starts OMS before Eid

    Staff Correspondent | Updated at 10:28pm on July 12, 2020

    State-owned Trading Corporation of Bangladesh on Sunday started selling essential commodities at subsidised rates in 62 districts across the country ahead of Eid-ul-Azha as the...