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    China warns on slump as pandemic kills world jobs

    Agence France-Presse . Beijing | Updated at 10:18pm on May 22, 2020

    China warned on Friday that its huge economy faces an immense challenge from the coronavirus, as the ongoing pandemic and national lockdowns caused massive job...

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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...

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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...

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    PMO frames BIDA one stop service rules

    Staff Correspondent | Updated at 10:43pm on May 20, 2020

    The Prime Minister’s Office has formulated the one stop service rules for the Bangladesh Investment Development Authority to facilitate the ease of doing business and...

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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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