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BD to be ninth source country

Bangladesh is going to be enlisted as a source country in terms of sending workers to Japan, creating scope for employment of its skilled labour.Both the nations will sign a memorandum of understanding styled 'Specialised Skilled Workers' on August 27, said a source familiar with this development.Once this deal is...

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Move to train leather sector employees

The government has moved to train leather sector employees so that they could process leather of international standard at the Savar Tannery Estate, officials said. The Ministry of Industries (MoI) and the World Bank (WB) are set to take up a project for providing the necessary trainings and develop the...

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Encourage remittance inflow thru’ legal channel: Imran

The expatriates' welfare minister on Tuesday urged the labour counsellors to enhance interaction with the migrant communities to motivate them to send remittance through legal channel.He also said labour counsellors will have to work for the welfare of the migrant workers and will also have to explore job opportunities for...

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Onion getting pricier

Prices of onion, one of the main cooking ingredients, increased significantly in the last few days in the capital with the traders attributing the price hike to a rise in import costs.Market observers, however, found hoarding and syndication the reasons for such hike in onion prices.Prices of the local varieties...

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Kamal urges ROK businesses to investment in Bangladesh

Finance Minister AHM Mustafa Kamal has invited the business people of Republic of Korean (ROK) to come up with investment in Bangladesh, reports BSS.He said Bangladesh is now an attractive investment destination in the globe in terms of population, market, facilities, etc."Bangladesh is offering most attractive investment incentives to the...

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Shahadat new DMD of Padma Bank

Md. Shahadat Hossain recently joined Padma Bank Limited as Deputy Managing Director and Chief Operating Officer (COO), said a statement.Mr. Hossain is a professional with long experience in financial services sector (Prime Bank, Dhaka Bank, Eastern Bank & Rajshahi Krishi Unnayan Bank) and also in IT sector. Prior to joining...

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White House mulling tax cut to avoid recession

WASHINGTON, Aug 20 (AFP): The White House is considering cutting taxes or reversing tariffs to head off a recession, US media reported on Monday, despite President Donald Trump's insistence the economy was in rude health.Senior White House officials are mulling several moves to stimulate the economy including temporarily cutting the...

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Humbled Deutsche Bank faces battle in its own backyard

FRANKFURT, Aug 20 (Reuters): Online retailer Zalando is just the kind of fast-growing German business with foreign expansion plans that Deutsche Bank Chief Executive Christian Sewing needs to help drive the struggling lender's recovery.In an attempt to draw a line under years of scandals and heavy losses, Sewing is pulling...

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WhatsApp in talks to launch mobile payments in Indonesia

JAKARTA, Aug 20 (Reuters): Facebook Inc's messaging service WhatsApp is in talks with multiple Indonesian digital payment firms to offer their mobile transaction services, in a bid to tap the nation's fast growing e-commerce sector, people familiar with the matter said.Indonesia could become the second country worldwide where WhatsApp introduces...

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Huawei dismisses new suspension of 'unjust' US ban

BEIJING, Aug 20 (AFP): Huawei dismissed on Tuesday Washington's three-month delay to a ban on US firms selling to the Chinese tech giant and said the decision would not change the fact it had been "treated unjustly".The US Commerce Department effectively suspended for a second time tough rules stopping the...

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Estee Lauder sees no slowdown in China

BEIJING, Aug 20 (Reuters): Estee Lauder Cos Inc on Monday forecast full-year revenue and profit above Wall Street expectations, putting to bed concerns of slowing demand in China due to trade tensions and Hong Kong protests as sales of its luxury skin care products soared, propelling its shares to a...

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Syed Tariquzzaman

Executive Director of Bangladesh Bank's Sylhet Office Syed Tariquzzaman, Executive Vice President and Head of Sylhet Zone of Islami Bank Bangladesh Limited Muhammad Sayeed Ullah, among others, distributing relief among flood-affected families at Sunamgonj recently

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Deputy Commissioner of Gaibandha Abdul Matin

Deputy Commissioner of Gaibandha Abdul Matin, Chief Marketing Officer of Aman Cement Khandker Ataur Rahaman Rifat and officials distributing relief among the flood-affected families in Gaibandha district recently as part of Aman Cement's social responsibility

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Chairman of the board of directors of BDBL

Chairman of the board of directors of Bangladesh Development Bank Limited (BDBL) and Former Senior Secretary Mohammad Mejbahuddin presiding over its 9th annual general meeting in the city on Tuesday with Additional Secretary of Financial Institutions Division Arijit Chowdury and Deputy Managing Director (Managing Director Addl. charge) Md. Abdul Matin...

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531st executive committee meeting of Jamuna Bank

Jamuna Bank Limited Executive Committee Chairman and Chairman of Jamuna Bank Foundation Nur Mohammed presiding over the bank's 531st executive committee meeting in the city recently with Managing Director and CEO Shafiqul Alam present

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