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    Vaccinations, stimulus packages won’t mend the economy

    Shawgi Tell | Updated at 12:00am on February 16, 2021

    THE social and economic destruction engulfing the United States and dozens of other countries remains out of everyone’s control and more chaos, instability, and insecurity...

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    Maximum apparel factories ignore rules during COVID situation

    United News of Bangladesh . Dhaka | Updated at 03:49pm on January 23, 2021

    Most of the apparel factories did not follow the layoff rules amid the pandemic and around 3.57 lakh ready-made garment workers lost jobs during this...

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    Bangladesh plans Tk 10-50 lakh loan for micro entrepreneurs

    Shakhawat Hossain | Updated at 11:52pm on January 18, 2021

    The government has planned to roll out a fresh loan package for entrepreneurs of small and cottage industries to overcome the COVID-19 economic shocks in...

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    Bangladesh approves two fresh stimulus packages of Tk 2,700 crore

    Staff Correspondent | Updated at 11:53pm on January 17, 2021

    Two more stimulus packages worth Tk 2,700 crore were announced on Sunday amid criticisms that big and readymade garment industries have mostly benefitted from the...

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    PM approves two fresh stimulus packages to balance COVID-19 shock

    Bangladesh Sangbad Sangstha . Dhaka | Updated at 05:17pm on January 17, 2021

    The government of Bangladesh approved two more stimulus packages worth Tk 2,700 crore to infuse dynamism into cottage, micro and medium industry to offset COVID-19 shock,...

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    Prime Bank achieves disbursement target of CMSME stimulus

    | Updated at 12:57am on January 02, 2021

    Prime Bank has achieved its loan disbursement target of the government stimulus package for cottage, micro, small, medium enterprises ahead of the Bangladesh Bank set...

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    Trump finally signs stimulus bill

    Agence France-Presse . West Palm Beach | Updated at 10:31am on December 28, 2020

    After delaying for nearly a week and under pressure from all sides, US president Donald Trump finally signed a massive $900 billion stimulus bill Sunday,...

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    Biden warns of devastating consequences

    Agence France-Presse . Washington | Updated at 11:02am on December 27, 2020

    US president-elect Joe Biden warned Saturday of devastating consequences if president Donald Trump continues to delay signing a COVID-19 economic relief bill passed by the...

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    Disbursement to remain largely unimplemented by Dec deadline

    HM Murtuza | Updated at 11:54pm on December 25, 2020

    All scheduled banks have implemented 46.36 per cent of the stimulus package announced for cottage, micro, small and medium entrepreneurs’ with a handful of days...

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    Bangladesh PM orders preparing another stimulus plan

    Bangladesh Sangbad Sangstha . Dhaka | Updated at 12:03am on December 24, 2020

    Prime minister Sheikh Hasina on Wednesday asked the authorities concerned particularly the finance ministry to prepare another plan of a stimulus package to effectively fight...