PayPal India benefits from edtech boom

PayPal India’s total transaction value jumped 40% from a year earlier in the June quarter as small businesses sold goods and services to overseas consumers amid the second wave of covid , said a senior executive. Services exports were the main driver of volume growth, particularly supported by large electronics technology companies and online tutors, tech freelancers, small software as ...

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New honey tea sells for 3,100 Tk per kg

Tue Aug 24, 2021 12:00 AM As natural honey is added to tea leaves that are rich in antioxidants, the tea will help consumers boost their immunity, said Md Rashedul Islam, deputy director of Sabazpur Tea Company who proposed the new variety. PHOTO: STAR “> As natural honey is added to tea leaves that are rich in antioxidants, the tea ...

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SBA Forgiveness Portal Accepts Over 340,000 Submissions, But Many Lenders Withdraw

Dive brief: The New Small Business Administration Paycheck Protection Program (PPP) Loan forgiveness portal has seen more than 340,000 submissions in the first two weeks since its launch, the agency announced last week. The SBA said it received more than triple the number of submissions as the top 10 PPP lenders that do not participate in direct forgiveness. The agency ...

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Chorus profits affected by tougher competition, effects of Covid-19

Telecommunications line company Chorus posted a decline in profits as its profits were hampered by stiffer competition. Photo: RNZ Chorus chief executive Jean Baptiste Rousselot said competing technologies and weak market demand due to the lingering effects of Covid-19 took a toll on his earnings, which he managed to offset by controlling costs. “Despite the market downturn following Covid-19, we ...

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Exporters seek more US lines despite delays

Amid shipping delays that raised serious concerns, export industry stakeholders urged shipping companies to open more routes to the United States as most of the cargo on hold heads west. This will alleviate concerns about the movement of goods to one of the country’s main export markets, said the Philippine Exporters Confederation Inc. (Philexport) and the Supply Chain Management Association ...

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Cooper: electrical equipment maker Harger to expand operations in North Carolina – The Coastland Times

Harger, Inc., a leading supplier of electrical protective equipment, will expand its current operations in Robeson County, creating 20 jobs, Gov. Roy Cooper announced on Wednesday, August 18. The company will invest $ 3.2 million to increase the capacity of its facility at Fairmont. . “Manufacturers like Harger continue to grow and find value in rural North Carolina,” Cooper said. ...

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Jim McKee: Trixie’s and Its Neighbors in the History of Downtown Lincoln | Nebraska

As things return to normal after COVID-19 and driving around Lincoln becomes more routine, you’ve probably noticed that the western half of Block 97, 12th to 13th Streets K to L, is now a grassed area in waiting for development. Over the years, this half-block has seen several apartment buildings, a music conservatory, restaurants, Lincoln’s First Lutheran Church, and Trixie’s ...

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Banks withdraw from forgiveness of PPP loans

At least three big banks have opted out of a new process to get Paycheck Protection Program loans canceled directly by the Small Business Administration, The Intercept has learned, leaving their small business clients no other recourse if the banks refuse to cancel loans or drag out the process. Bank of America, JPMorgan Chase and PNC have all decided to ...

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Manufacturer should be held responsible for defective windows

Q: The house we are buying is about three years old and has double glazed windows. Our home inspector reported moisture condensation on the inside of several of these windows. So the sellers called the builder who said this had happened in several houses in the subdivision. He said the windows can be removed, cleaned and closed. Is this a ...

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