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LNG supply begins next month

The ship carrying Bangladesh's first import consignment of liquefied natural gas has anchored in the Bay of Bengal, with the help of which LNG supply to the national grid is scheduled to begin next month.


Bangla Trac Power adds 200MW to national grid

Bangla Trac Power Unit-1 Ltd has started supplying 200 megawatts of electricity to the national grid from its plant in Daudkandi, Comilla, according to Bangladesh Power Development Board.

Five local firms to compete in MetLife's global contest

Five local companies have been selected as finalists of Inclusion Plus, a global competition for entrepreneurs, nonprofit and other social impact organisations on products, programmes and services that increase financial inclusion of low-income people in Bangladesh.

Saudi king launches building of entertainment mega-park

Saudi Arabia's King Salman has launched construction of an "entertainment city" near Riyadh, part of a series of multi-billion dollar projects aimed at helping the oil-dependent kingdom diversify its economy.

Strong Asian demand continues to hold up thermal coal markets

Asian thermal coal demand is defying its typical seasonal slowdown as well as the expanding use of renewables and natural gas, with prices holding not far off $100 a tonne despite the onset of the usual lull at this time of year.

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