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Looking beyond the good economic news in Bangladesh

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By Ali Riaz

Bangladesh’s economy will continue its high growth into 2020 according to the World Bank, the International Monetary Fund and the Asian Development Bank. This comforts the government, serving as a morale booster for the ruling Awami League (AL). AL is being criticised for their part in the questionable December 2018 election, widely described by global commentators as ‘farcical’.

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The Fourth Industrial Revolution

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The Fourth Industrial Revolution will take center stage at the World Economic Forum's (WEF) annual meeting next week in Davos, Switzerland. The concept, a theme of Davos this year, refers to how a combination of technologies are changing the way we live, work and interact. Klaus Schwab, founder and executive chairman of the Geneva-based WEF, published a book in 2016 titled "The Fourth Industrial Revolution" and coined the term at the Davos meeting that year. Victoria BeckhamSchwab argued a technologic...

Stopping corruption possible by using ICT: Palak

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State Minister for ICT Division Zunaid Ahmed Palak today said stopping corruption is possible by ensuring desired utilization of information and communication technology (ICT). “We need to stop corruption to further expedite the development in the country. Using of ICT can become handy in this regard. We have managed to stop corruption in land sector by using ICT,” he said, reports BSS. plkPalak said these while addressing a views exchange meeting with local representatives, government officials and newsmen at Natore Circuit Hous...

Premier Bank Annual Business Conference-2019 held

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Annual Business Conference-2019 of The Premier Bank Limited with the theme “Together Towards Tomorrow” was held today at Radisson Blu Water Garden in Dhaka. Freedom Fighter Dr. H.B.M. Iqbal, Honorable Chairman, Board of Directors of The Premier Bank Limited graced the occasion as Chief Guest. Mr. B. H. Haroon, MP, Director; Mr. Abdus Salam Murshedy, MP, Director; Mr. Mohammad Imran Iqbal, Director & Chairman-Risk Management Committee; Mr. Shah Md. Nahyan Haroon, were present as the special guest. Premier BankAd...

DCI launches ‘Children Helping Children’ in Canada

Distressed Children & Infants International (DCI), an international non-profit child rights organization, established at Yale University in 2003, inaugurated DCI's Journey in Canada and “Children Helping Children” Program in Canada Chapter on 3rd November 2018. DCICurrently DCI is implementing different programs to develop the life of distressed children and their families in Bangladesh and in four other countries worldwide. “SunChild Sponsorship”, “Blindness Prevention Program”, “Health for Underprivileged”, and “Sun...

New Country Director of Huawei Device Bangladesh

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Leading technology and smartphone manufacturing company Huawei has announced the appointment of Mr. Kelvin Yang as Country Director of Huawei Consumer Business Group in Bangladesh. Image of Kelvin YangIn this role, Mr. Kelvin will be based in Dhaka and have operational responsibility and provide strategic oversight for the consumer business group in the country. Prior to this appointment, Mr. Kelvin served as Country Director of Huawei Device Tunisia, directing Device business. He has joined Huaw...