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Explore all avenues to do business in Bangladesh

Explore all avenues to do business in Bangladesh

Prime Minister Sheikh Hasina yesterday called upon the business community of Cambodia to explore all the avenues to do business in Bangladesh, aiming…
BTRC to award 4G licence Feb 14

BTRC to award 4G licence Feb 14

With a view to introducing much-awaited 4G service in the country, Bangladesh Telecommunication Regulatory Commission (BTRC) will award 4G licence to…

4,000 ‘illegal’ ISP connections to be banned

The Bangladesh Telecommu-nication Regulatory Commission (BTRC) issued sections of directions to operate Internet Service Provider (ISP) legally and to stop illegal internet connections. In the meantime, as soon as the directions are met some four thousand illegal internet connection providers would…

Four firms submit bids for country’s 1st waste power plant

Finally four companies have shown interest by submitting bids in the tender for setting up an 1 (one) megawatt (MW) grid-connected waste-based power plant project in Keraniganj, a suburb of Dhaka city, reports UNB. The bidders, mainly based in China, submitted their respected bids on Sunday are Henan…

Bangabandhu hi-tech park to boost Rajshahi’s economy: Palak

State Minister for Information and Communication Technology (ICT) Zunaid Ahmed Palak, said Bangabandhu hi-tech park will play a vital role in boosting the current economy of the region by creating new technology-based employment, reports BSS. He said the park will create new employment for more than…

Tofail to attend WTO conference

Commerce Minister Tofail Ahmed yesterday said Bangladesh will raise demand for complete implementation of all decisions including providing LDCs various trade facilities and GSP in the 11th Ministerial Conference of the World Trade Organization (WTO) to be held in Argentine Capital Buenos Aires between…
Stocks perform mixed on higher transactions

Stocks perform mixed on higher transactions

Stocks performed mixed yesterday with major indices finishing flat despite increasing the daily transactions, reports BSS. The day’s trade value…

Facebook opens new London hub, creating 800 jobs

AFP, LONDON: Social media titan Facebook have opened a new office in London yesterday that is set to be its biggest engineering hub outside America, the company has announced. The investment in the office, near Oxford Street in the heart of the city’s West End district, will also lead to the creation…

Venezuela creating digital currency amid financing crisis

AFP, CARACAS: Venezuela is creating a digital currency to combat a financial blockade by the United States, President Nicolas Maduro announced Sunday. The Petro will be backed by Venezuela’s oil and gas reserves and its gold and diamond holdings, the president said in his weekly television program.…

Turkey inflation hits highest level since 2003

AFP, ANKARA: Turkey’s inflation in November hit its highest annual rate in 14 years at nearly 13 per cent, according to official data released yesterday. Consumer prices rose 12.98 per cent last month from the same period in 2016, the state statistics agency said, the highest annual rate recorded…

Nestle to close its DR Congo factory

AFP, KINSHASA: Swiss food giant Nestle announced Sunday that it would close its factory in Kinshasa, capital of the Democratic Republic of Congo, a potential market of 80 million people but one beset by poverty and political instability. “We will close our factory and offices by the end of January…

Battle to lead Eurogroup reaches climax

AFP, BRUSSELS: Eurozone finance ministers pick the replacement for Eurogroup chief Jeroen Dijsselbloem yesterday, with four countries led by Portugal battling for the challenge of guiding the eurozone currency bloc through much needed reforms. Finance ministers from Latvia, Luxembourg, Slovakia and…

US drugstore chain CVS to buy medical insurer Aetna

AFP, SAN FRANCISCO: US drugstore chain CVS Health announced Sunday it would buy medical insurer Aetna for about $69 billion, in a move that would create a new giant in the healthcare sector. The deal would see Aetna shareholders receive $207 per share, with $145 in cash and the rest in newly issued…
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