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DCCI conference stresses efforts from all sectors Asif Ibrahim, second from right, outgoing president of Dhaka Chamber of Commerce and Industry (DCCI); speaks at the conclusion of a conference on “Positioning Bangladesh: branding for business” at Sonargaon Hotel in Dhaka yesterday. AKM Fahim Mashroor, president of BASIS; MA Sabur Khan, newly elected president of DCCI; […]

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A mobile court in Chittagong yesterday fined Lucky Enterprise and Bismillah Marine Store on Batali Road in Chittagong for refilling and selling fire extinguishers without proper approval. A mobile court in Chittagong yesterday fined two makers of fire extinguisher and equipment Tk 1.05 lakh each for refilling and selling the devices without getting proper approval […]

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Mozena advises Bangladesh to fix workplace safety problems to obtain duty-free privileges from US Star Business Report US Ambassador Dan Mozena yesterday advised Bangladesh to fix workplace safety and labour rights problems immediately — to obtain duty-free privileges from his country. The Tazreen fire that killed more than 100 workers was a call to action, […]

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US Secretary of Labour Hilda L Solis on Friday assured that her department was ready to help Bangladesh with technical assistance and expertise in the readymade garment sector. “The US Department of Labor stands ready to help, with technical assistance and expertise, to work with the government of Bangladesh to ensure that this horrific tragedy […]

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Cuts ties US global retailer Walmart yesterday said Tazreen Fashions, the garment factory where a fire killed at least 111 people, had been making clothes for the reta Buy cialis lowest price iler without its knowledge. But the website of Tuba Group, a major Bangladeshi garment exporter that owns Tazreen Fashions, shows Walmart on the […]

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A Dhaka Court on Tuesday ordered the Anti-Corruption Commission to confiscate all the movable and immovable properties of Destiny Group. Destiny Group Chairman Mohammad Rafiqul Amin, his wife Farah Diba, Destiny 2000 Limited Chairman Mohammad Hossain and all the associate organisation of group including its Tree Plantation Project will come under the order. Judge Mohammad […]

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Clean sweep for govt-backed panel Standard Bank Ltd Chairman Kazi Akramuddin Ahmed-led panel recorded a landslide victory at the biennial election of the Federation of Bangladesh Chambers of Commerce and Industry (FBCCI) early Sunday, grabbing 20 posts out of 30. The government-backed panel claimed 11 posts out of 15 from the chamber group and nine […]

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Police man the front of a Walmart store amid heightened security in Paramount, California, on Friday.Photo: AFPAfp, Secaucus, New Jersey Walmart workers hailed their wage protest Saturday, saying their walkout on ‘Black Friday’ had shown the world’s largest retailer their determination to fight against all odds. Hundreds of protesters targeted Walmart stores across the United […]

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Kazi Akramuddin Ahmed’s panel is leading in the FBCCI polls winning 11 out of the 15 Director posts from the Chamber Group. FBCCI Election Board Chairman Ali Ashraf MP told bdnews24.com that Ahmed-led panel bagged 11 posts while his rival Annisul Huq-led panel got remaining four. According to FBCCI rules, 30 directors are elected through […]

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A voter casts her vote in the FBCCI election at the Federation Bhaban in the capital on Saturday. A supporter of Ganatantrik Parishad panel came under attack while going to cast his vote in the biennial election to the country’s apex trade body FBCCI in Motijheel Saturday afternoon. Meanwhile, the election board of Federation of […]

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The biennial election of the country’s apex trade body Federation of Bangladesh Chambers of Commerce and Industry (FBCCI) will be held today amid tight security. This year, a total of 1,608 voters from the association group and 390 voters from the chamber group would cast their votes to elect 30 directors from both groups. A […]

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Anti-graft body finds call carriers, some BTCL staffs; culprits enjoy blessings of ministers, MPs M Rahman and Abdullah Mamun An Anti-Corruption Commission enquiry has found that 40 international call carriers had gobbled up money for around 70 percent of incoming calls since 2010 which the BTCL was supposed to get. It also found that the […]

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