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Brexit: UK hopeful of EU trade deal next month, says No 10

The UK still believes it can agree a post-Brexit trade deal with the EU next month, according to Downing Street. The PM’s spokesman said UK negotiators would “continue to plug the gaps” when talks enter their seventh round in Brussels on Wednesday. The two sides remain divided over competition rules, fishing rights and how a deal would be enforced. The ...

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NOVOAIR offers Cox’s Bazar Holiday Package starting Tk 1,777

NOVOAIR is offering attractive holiday package for Cox’s Bazar starting from Tk 1,777. Twin share basis two nights three days package Starts from Tk 1,777 per month per person on EMI, which includes air fare and hotel, Hotel Transfer in Cox’s Bazar, breakfast and many more, said a press release of NOVOAIR. Apart from Dhaka, this package can be avail ...

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ADB nods $50m loan for Bangladesh

The Asian Development Bank (ADB) has approved a $50 million loan to fund public-private partnership (PPP) infrastructure projects in Bangladesh. The ADB assistance will help implement PPP infrastructure subprojects developed by government agencies. The financial intermediary loan will strengthen the capacity of Bangladesh Infrastructure Finance Fund Limited (BIFFL), which has been established by the government to provide long-term local-currency debt ...

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US must end trade deal with China

East Turkistan National Awakening Movement has urged the US Trade Representative to ends its trade deal with China due to latter’s engagement in “genocide, organ harvesting and using slave labour of Uyghurs”. “The US trade rep must end its trade deal with China. America shouldn’t engage in trade with CCP regime that is engaging in genocide, organ harvesting, using slave ...

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An online shop fined Tk 2,50,000 for fraud

A mobile court run by Dhaka Metropolitan Police has fined an online shop Tk 2,50,000 for not delivering products in line with the orders. The office of the online shop in Kalabagan was raided following allegation of not supplying products after receiving payment, selling unapproved and expired cosmetics and running a business on invalid licence. Some Mahin Islam Tonny operates ...

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UK aid to protect high street supply chains

It’ll help nearly a million people in developing countries The UK Government has launched a new programme to help high street businesses, including Marks & Spencer, Sainsbury’s, Tesco, Morrisons, Co-op and Waitrose, to strengthen their global supply chains by supporting workers in developing countries during the coronavirus pandemic. The facility, made up of £4.85 million UK aid and £2 million ...

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US, China to discuss trade deal amid COVID-19 disruption

Negotiators from the United States and China will on Saturday discuss the “phase one” trade deal signed earlier this year — before the coronavirus slammed the world economy and relations between the two economic powers took a turn for the worse. Washington and Beijing’s January deal represented a partial truce in their months-long trade war, and obligated Beijing to import ...

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Amazon launches online pharmacy in India

US tech giant Amazon launched its first Indian online pharmacy service on Friday as it attempts to grab more of the country’s burgeoning e-commerce market. Amazon is battling Walmart-backed Flipkart and JioMart, owned by Asia’s richest man Mukesh Ambani, as well as local companies in the vast market of 1.3 billion people. India has seen nearly 2.5 million confirmed coronavirus ...

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