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Cut cost of business to boost exports

The government should give more focus to improve the business environment and reduce the cost of doing business to achieve further export growth, FBCCI President Shafiul Islam Mohiuddin said yesterday.


App-based service to make calls cheaper

Five internet protocol telephony service providers (IPTSP) have recently won regulatory approval to roll out app-based services to make calls at much cheaper rates than those offered by the telecom operators.

Accord hearing now pushed to Jan 21

The Supreme Court yesterday deferred for a fifth time the date for hearing of an appeal filed by the Accord for extending its stay in Bangladesh.

Bank Asia gets new independent director

Ashraful Haq Chowdhury has recently been elected as independent director of Bank Asia.

Huawei to spend $2b over five years in cybersecurity push

Huawei Technologies on Tuesday said it would spend $2 billion over the next 5 years to focus on cybersecurity by adding more people and upgrading lab facilities, as it battles global concerns about risks associated with its network gear.

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