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Standard Chartered Bank yesterday launched a new type of credit card — Visa Signature Card — to offer a host of superior travel and lifestyle benefits for the top-end consumers of Bangladesh. The card will mainly focus on providing attractive and exclusive travel, dining and lodging privileges, both locally and globally. Jim McCabe, the bank’s […]

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F R Chowdhury 25th June every year is now being celebrated as a day of Seafarers. International sea borne trade has a tremendous contribution in the development of trade, commerce, agriculture, industry, tourism, education, culture, science and technology. As a matter of fact this world would not have been what it is today without shipping. […]

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By: Mohd Jahangir Alam Amid recurring violence in the country’s fast-growing export-oriented readymade garment (RMG) industry, intelligence officials say that some vested quarters, both local and foreign, have long been involved in the dirty game. The intelligence officials have identified five broad categories of vested quarters as playing a role in destabilising the country’s highest […]

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Nearly 50,000 Bangladeshi garment workers staged violent demonstrations on Wednesday demanding an increase in wages. The workers manufacture clothes for Walmart, H&M and Tesco, putting in 10-16 hours shift, six days a week.   Scores of protesters and police officers were injured on Wednesday as at least 50,000 Bangladeshi garment workers staged violent demonstrations to […]

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By: Rejaul Karim Byron The government has formed a high-powered committee to tackle a fund crisis in the power sector. The government has also decided to continue tax breaks for the power plants that will come into operation after 2013. The committee led by Finance Minister AMA Muhith will also examine various proposals of the […]

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Source: Outlook India Is it a house or a home? A temple to the new India, or a warehouse for its ghosts? Ever since Antilla arrived on Altamont Road in Mumbai, exuding mystery and quiet menace, things have not been the same. “Here we are,” the friend who took me there said, “Pay your respects […]

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By: Asif Showkat   A high-powered team of the Egmont Group of Financial Intelligence Units will visit Dhaka in September to examine the anti-money laundering activities of the government, official sources said. During the visit, concerned officials of various ministries and divisions will inform the team about Dhaka’s anti-money laundering (AML) activities, a senior finance […]

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By: Rejaul Karim Byron The net losses incurred by state enterprises doubled to Tk 16,880 crore in the current fiscal year compared to the previous year, mainly due to lower selling prices of fuel and electricity than their purchase prices. Of the 48 state enterprises, 36 made a profit of Tk 8,386 crore, while 12 […]

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Centre for Policy Dialogue (CPD), a civil society think tank, on Friday said the black money-whitening scope cannot be there always because it is economically unjustifiable and discouraging for the honest taxpayers. “It can’t be continued for an unlimited period. It’s our clear stance,” CPD distinguished fellow Dr Debapriya Bhattacharya said at a media briefing […]

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By: Nazmul Ahsan Finance Minister AMA Muhith will place the proposed budget for the fiscal year (FY), 2012-2013, in the Jatiya Sangsad (JS) today (Thursday). The total outlay of the proposed budget is likely to be at the level of Tk 1917.38 billion, up by 17.20 per cent or Tk 281.49 billion, over that of […]

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