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BCCIHK is a not for profit membership organisation which utilises membership fees and other income to provide support and resources to businesses and institutions across Hong Kong and China that wish to trade with Bangladesh. BCCIHK has a dedicated Board of volunteer Directors and a small team of officers who have worked hard to make BCCIHK a successful brand in supporting the business community and therefore the wider community.

10 Mega Projects

megaproject 01 1 Padma Bridge megaproject 02 1 Dhaka Metro Rail megaproject 03 1 Rooppur Nuclear Power Plant megaproject 04 1 Padma Rail Link Project megaproject 05 2 Chattogram - Cox's Bazar Rail Line megaproject 06 1 Matarbari Coal Power Plant megaproject 08 1 Matarbari Coal Power Plant megaproject 09 1 Sonadia Deep Sea Port megaproject 10 LNG Terminal

South China Morning Post

Employees of Hong Kong International Airport, workers at quarantine hotels and those who drive travellers between the two will all soon be tested for Covid-19 more regularly, the Post has learned, with daily screenings for the unvaccinated.The new testing regime, set to take effect within the next week, is the latest attempt to tighten border-control measures as the city attempts to satisfy Beijing’s concerns over reopening the border between Hong Kong and mainland China.Testing frequency falls… [...]

A yacht burst into flames in a typhoon shelter in Hong Kong on Monday, sending plumes of smoke into the sky.Emergency personnel were called to Aberdeen South Typhoon Shelter when the blaze broke out on the 17-metre boat moored off a shipyard on Ap Lei Chau Praya Road soon after 10am.Four fireboats, 17 fire engines and one ambulance were sent to the scene, according to the Fire Services Department.Dense smoke billowed from the burning vessel as firefighters battled the blaze.A department… [...]

Hong Kong’s Exchange Fund, a war chest used to defend the local currency, lost HK$13.2 billion (US$1.7 billion) in the third quarter as it fell victim to a slump in the local stock market.The loss in the July-to-September period compares with a gain of HK$81.2 billion a year earlier. The last time the fund suffered a loss was in the first quarter of 2020 when it dropped HK$112 billion, the worst result in the 17 years it has been reporting its quarterly performance.“The fund’s performance has… [...]

At least three senior Hong Kong barristers regarded as low profile and uncontroversial have emerged as possible candidates to lead the Bar Association, which has incurred the wrath of Beijing for being too political.Legal sources told the Post that senior counsel Victor Dawes, 44, a prominent commercial law specialist, was keen to run for chairman when the 1,500-member professional body holds elections in January.Senior counsel Derek Chan Ching-lung, 42, and Jose-Antonio Maurellet, 43, are also… [...]

A book pro-Beijing media and lawmakers have attacked for saying it was right for foreign powers to take military action against China during the early 1900s has been snapped up by readers, according to employees of a retail bookstore chain in Hong Kong. Although local pro-Beijing media reported the Chinese-language book had been taken off the shelves by the Taiwanese-owned Eslite bookstore, employees at the Causeway Bay branch told a Post reporter the book was sold out at six of its seven… [...]

Landlords of flats in older buildings on the eastern side of Hong Kong Island will be asked if they want their properties to be redeveloped, or just renovated, in a pilot scheme trying out a new bottom-up approach to urban regeneration.The scheme covers some 250 blocks built more than 30 years ago in 24 hectares (59 acres) of land along Shau Kei Wan Road in Sai Wan Ho, according to the Urban Renewal Authority.In a piece posted on his official blog on Sunday, the authority’s managing director… [...]

The Hong Kong Monetary Authority, the city’s de facto central bank, apologised on Sunday after its electronic payment platform crashed for about five hours because of “unforeseen circumstances” during a scheduled maintenance.The system upgrade for the Faster Payment System (FPS), which allows millions of customers to make cross-bank payments by entering a phone number or email address, was originally scheduled from 2.45am to 7.45am.But the authority announced at 9.30am that extra time was… [...]

A major pro-establishment union has called on the Hong Kong government to eliminate poverty by appointing a commissioner to revamp the city’s existing policies.The Federation of Trade Unions also said that a new benchmark should be set to gauge the true number of residents in the city who were poor.Sunday’s suggestions from union bosses came as the city’s leader defended the handful of poverty measures outlined in her policy address.“There are not a lot of measures to alleviate poverty in the… [...]

Sales continued apace on day two of a residential project launch in Sha Tin as the developer allocated smaller flats that tend to appeal to genuine end users, who are more price-sensitive than people buying purely to invest.Centralcon Properties, a local developer, had sold 170 of the remaining 265 units at The Arles near Fo Tan subway station in the eastern New Territories as of 8pm, according to sources. That brought thetotal weekend sales at the development to 83 per cent of 536 units.The… [...]

Hong Kong’s sole delegate to China’s top legislative body has warned that mainland authorities are unlikely to accept any Covid-19 health code-sharing proposal from the city for residents to cross the border without having to undergo quarantine, unless they submit contact-tracing information as a mandatory requirement.National People’s Congress (NPC) Standing Committee member Tam Yiu-chung disagreed with Secretary for Innovation and Technology Alfred Sit Wing-hang, who dismissed suggestions… [...]

Bangladesh Business News

The World Bank and the government on Thursday signed a $250 million financing agreement to help the country create more and better jobs The post Bangladesh Signs Deal with World Bank for $250m Jobs Credit appeared first on Bangladesh Business News. [...]

The government has extended the ongoing lockdown by another week till 28 April as coronavirus infections keep surging in the country The post Bangladesh Extends Ongoing Lockdown Till 28 April appeared first on Bangladesh Business News. [...]

Stocks rebounded in the outgoing week, snapping a four weeks losing streak, as bargain hunters took benefit of the low prices of shares despite lockdown The post Bangladesh’s Stocks Snap Losing Streak despite Lockdown appeared first on Bangladesh Business News. [...]

Bangladesh Business News prepares Tuesday’s evening business round up compiling reports, published by different newspapers and news portals The post Tuesday’s evening business round up of Bangladesh appeared first on Bangladesh Business News. [...]

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