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East Shopping Centre celebrates First Anniversary with, music, fashion, food and fun

Monday, March 21, 2016, London, UK – East Shopping Centre, Europe’s first purpose-built boutique Asian shopping centre, celebrated its first anniversary with an afternoon of music, food, family activities and of course a stunning display of Asian fashion. The fun-filled day saw live performances from international music stars, Juggy D, and Mumzy Stranger, live make-up demos from the Lubna Rafiq ...

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ZAC GOLDSMITH MP AND SADIQ KHAN MP PAY TRIBUTE TO ENTERPRISING SPIRIT AND SUCCESS OF THE BRITISH ASIAN BUSINESS COMMUNITY

  Hinduja brothers reaffirm their position as the Wealthiest Asians in the UK as they maintain strong lead in this year’s Asian Rich List London, 21 March 2016    Asian entrepreneurship and business success were honoured Friday evening at the Asian Business Awards, the annual gathering of the UK’s wealthiest and most successful Asian businessmen and women. The gala event, attended by H.E Mr Navtej Sarna, saw ...

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New services from MoneyGram and Post Office

Bangla Mirror Desk :: MoneyGram (NASDAQ: MGI) and Post Office Limited celebrated a milestone in their successful long-standing business alliance by marking their 20-year relationship and their 20-millionth money transfer transaction today at a ceremony at London’s British Museum. Pam Patsley, MoneyGram’s executive chairman, joined Paula Vennells, chief executive officer for the Post Office, to host the day’s events. As ...

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UK bars cargo on direct flights from Dhaka

United Kingdom is barring all the direct cargo services form Dkaha. In a web post dated Mar 8, UKGOV website said that their recent assessments of the Shahjajal International Airport found some international security requirements were not being met. “Airlines carrying cargo between Bangladesh and the UK on indirect routes are being asked to ensure it is re-screened before its ...

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China sets new economic growth target

5 March, 2016 China’s National People’s Congress has set the country’s growth target for 2016 in a range of 6.5%-7%.   Premier Li Keqiang will announce the target in his address to delegates, according to the text of his speech.   The annual congress in Beijing sets out to determine both the economic and political agenda for the country.   ...

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This is how Volkswagen is going to fight on in America

5  March, 2016 Volkswagen T-Cross Breeze concept. Volkswagen is having a hard time selling cars in the US right now.   VW reported on Tuesday that its US sales plunged more than 13% last month.   For the year, Volkswagen sales are down nearly 14%.   At a time when many of its rivals are reporting double-digit growth in a US ...

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India just stunned the gold market

5 March, 2016 An employee displays gold models of elephants at the “Gem and Jewellery India International Exhibition 2013” (GJIIE) in the southern Indian city of Chennai I wrote a few weeks ago about record slowdowns in gold sales across India. With buyers in the world’s number-one consuming nation holding off on purchases ahead of an expected cut in import ...

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Singapore Airlines launches Spring promotion

Singapore Airlines launched their Spring Promotion 2016 to 18 exciting destinations such as Bali, Bangkok, China, Japan, Kuala Lumpur and Singapore. An all-inclusive return fare to Singapore starts at BDT 39,175. These special fares are on sale from now till 29 February 2016 for travel from 1 March to 31 May 2016 and applicable for flying out of Dhaka only. ...

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All banks asked to install anti-skimming devices in ATM booths

Bangladesh Bank asked to all 56 commercial banks of the country to install anti-skimming devices at their ATM booths to tackle fraudulent activities. The central bank also asked to use transparent glass in all ATM booths. Bangladesh Bank Executive Director Subhankar Saha on Wednesday made the statement while talking to journalists after emerging from a meeting with all commercial banks ...

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Japanese shares plunge amid global economic worries

Japan’s markets were trading sharply lower on Friday amid concerns over the global economy and following steep falls in Europe and the US. The benchmark Nikkei 225 opened down more than 3.5% at 15,122.06 points. It continued to fall in early trade to below the psychologically important level of 15,000 points, marking its lowest level since late 2014. Shares then ...

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