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China’s auto show highlights electric ambitions

This year’s Shanghai auto show highlights the global industry’s race to make electric cars Chinese drivers want to buy as Beijing winds down subsidies that promoted sales. Communist leaders are shifting the burden to automakers by imposing mandatory sales targets for electrics, adding to financial pressure on them amid a painful sales slump. Chinese purchases of pure-electric and hybrid sedans ...

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General Meeting of UK Biman Approved Travel Agents Association was held on 6th April 2019 in East London

Members present were Proprietor and director of Hillside travels, Hussain Travel, Kushiara Travels, Imran Travels, Milfa Travel, Surma travels ,Aerolex travels and Sonar Bangla travels Chair Opened the meeting with thanks to all members and every members present took part in the discussion regarding BGM and current Market situation. Chair thanked for attending  general meeting which was very fruitful. As it ...

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Food enthusiasts share their family favourites with Asda this Ramadan

With a few weeks to the onset of Ramadan, people start looking for inspiration for their Iftars and want meal ideas their families can enjoy and bond over. Ramadan is observed across the globe and many flavours can be borrowed from different food cultures. This inspired us to reach out to some food bloggers and chefs to bring the global ...

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Shwapno launched T-shirt to raise fund for autistic children

Dhaka April 11, 2019: Shwapno, one of the largest grocery chains in Bangladesh owned by ACI Logistics, launched a t-shirt today with the title of the song “Melay Jaire” by legendary singer of Bangladesh Maqsoodul Haque Shwapno outlet, at Gulshan 1 in the capital. The event was lunched by prominent singer Maqsoodul Haque and Sabbir Hasan Nasir, Executive Director of ACI Logistics Limited. Founder Chairman of ...

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JetBlue to launch flights to London

US airline JetBlue has announced that it will launch its first transatlantic services in 2021, with flights from New York and Boston to London. The 20-year-old company says the transatlantic market suffers from poor competition and high fares, especially in the premium category.It will be JetBlue’s first foray into Europe – it currently operates in the US, the Caribbean and ...

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France plans tax cuts to quell yellow vest anger

The French prime minister says cutting taxes must be a priority, in response to a national debate that focused on the yellow vest protesters’ grievances. Edouard Philippe said “the debate clearly shows us in which direction we need to go: we need to lower taxes and lower them faster”.The “great debate” involved 10,000 meetings in French community halls and about ...

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Oxfam, Bank Asia sign MoU to finance rural micro small and medium enterprises

Dhaka, Apr 4 : Oxfam in Bangladesh and Bank Asia Limited on Thursday signed a Memorandum of Understanding (MOU) to promote access to finance for the rural Micro Small and Medium enterprises (MSMEs). Through this collaboration, Bank Asia Limited will provide required financing facilities to the enterprises in Bangladesh as approved by the Oxfam Enterprise Development Programme investment committee. The ...

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Trade war, Brexit could slow Asia’s growth: ADB

Growth in developing Asia could slow for a second straight year in 2019 and lose further momentum in 2020, the Asian Development Bank (ADB) said on Wednesday, warning of rising economic risks from a bitter Sino-U.S.trade war and a potentially disorderly Brexit. Developing Asia, which groups 45 countries in the Asia-Pacific region, is expected to grow 5.7 this year, the ...

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Grameenphone asked to pay 12,579.95 crore in dues

Bangladesh Telecommunication Regulatory Commission (BTRC) has sent a letter to the country’s leading telecom operator Grameenphone to pay Tk 12,579.95 crore in dues. Of the total amount, GP owes Tk 8,494.1 core to BTRC while Tk 4,085.94 to National Board of Revenue (NBR), reports news agency UNB citing BTRC Chairman Jahurul Haque. “Grameenphone has been asked to pay the sum ...

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UK accountancy giants ‘should be broken up’

The UK’s Big Four accountancy firms should be separated into audit and non-audit businesses, says an influential committee of MPs. Deloitte, EY, KPMG and PwC conduct 97% of big companies’ audits while also providing them with other services.   They are under review by the Competition and Markets Authority (CMA), which has proposed an internal split between the two functions. ...

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