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7 tips for business survival for 2021

Anonno Razzak Everything including the pandemic caught many business owners by surprise and, even worse thattook some businesses to fold. Yelp reported that permanent business closures have reached 97,966, representing 60% of closed businesses that won’t be reopening. Imagine investing so much into an entity, and because of some virus, things start to slow down, till they eventually go under. Though it’s the new

LDCs need to apply for extension of transition period to 5 or more years

Sheikh Fazle Fahim/Photo: Facebook Federation of Bangladesh Chambers of Commerce and Industries (FBCCI) President Sheikh Fazle Fahim said that Bangladesh along with other LDC countries that will graduate this year should apply for extension of transition period to 5 or more years. Fahim advocated for the extension in context of the

Banglalink to distribute relief among 14,500 households amid winter and pandemic

Banglalink, one of the leading digital communications service providers in the country, is going to distribute relief among 14,500 households affected by the ongoing pandemic and winter season. The relief will be distributed in association with Bangladesh Sena Kalyan Sangstha and Bangladesh Army. Taimur Rahman, Chief Corporate & Regulatory Affairs Officer, Banglalink and Air Commodore M

Registration for Bangladesh ICT Competition 2020 open till Dec 31

The opportunity for participating in the Bangladesh ICT Competition 2020 is open till the end of this month. This easy and free online registration process will require mobile phone number or email address verification and some simple information about the interested participant.  This dedicatedly designed competition for the science and engineering students

ADB provides additional $50m to help COVID-19 affected microenterprises

BSS File photo The Asian Development Bank (ADB) and the government of Bangladesh today signed agreements for $50 million in additional loan to help restore the economic activities of microenterprises in Bangladesh, which have been severely affected by the COVID-19 pandemic. The additional loan will scale up the ongoing Microenterprise Development Project

Japan exits recession as GDP grows 5.0% in Q3

TOKYO (AFP)  Photo: Collected/Business Today Japan’s economy exited recession in the third quarter, growing a better-than-expected 5.0 percent, government data showed Monday, following a record contraction. A rise in domestic demand as well as exports helped drive the quarter-on-quarter growth, after the coronavirus pandemic and a consumption tax hike slammed the

IFC helps businesses in poorest countries with $4b

Image: Collected The International Finance Corporation (IFC) has said it has so far extended USD 4 billion to private sector businesses in the poorest countries to help fight the coronavirus pandemic. The IFC, which is the largest global development institution focused on the private sector in emerging markets, in March committed