Agents to pay VAT for non-resident MNCs

Bangladesh, Dec. 8 -- Multinational companies (MNCs), not having offices in Bangladesh, are unlikely to be allowed to pay VAT directly to the public exchequer, officials said. MNCs, not having establ... Read More

Asia-Pacific confce on SDG financing begins Tuesday

Bangladesh, Dec. 8 -- The International Chamber of Commerce, Bangladesh (ICCB) is organising a three-day conference on financing for inclusive and sustainable development beginning in Dhaka on Tuesday... Read More

Onion price surges again

Bangladesh, Dec. 8 -- The local stocked onion variety witnessed a hike in price again on Saturday as it retailed at Tk 240-250 a kg, further hitting the already battered consumers. Even buyers had no... Read More

Govt plans to introduce virtual court, says PM

Bangladesh, Dec. 8 -- Prime Minister Sheikh Hasina said on Saturday the government is thinking about introducing a virtual court in the country. Speaking at the National Judicial Conference-2019, she... Read More

No project on front side of Kamalapur railway station: BR

Bangladesh, Dec. 8 -- The Bangladesh Railway (BR) has decided not to allow any transport related projects linking the front side of Kamalapur Railway Station (KRS). The decision came at a recent meet... Read More

Challenges in measuring corruption

Bangladesh, Dec. 7 -- Corruption is a common problem across the world. Prevalence and magnitude of corruption greatly varies from country to country. In general, it has been found that high-income cou... Read More

Curbing NPL through modernisation of loan operation

Bangladesh, Dec. 7 -- The recently published Bangladesh Bank's (BB) quarterly report reveals that country's NPL (Non-Performing Loan) has increased by TK 39 billion or 3.0 per cent over the previous q... Read More

ACC arrest CAAB official with Tk 0.1m bribe money

Bangladesh, Dec. 7 -- The Anti-Corruption Commission (ACC) on Friday nabbed an official of Civil Aviation Authority of Bangladesh (CAAB) red-handed with bribe money of Tk 0.1 million. The detainee, H... Read More

Students demand justice for fellow Rumpa's death

Bangladesh, Dec. 7 -- Students of Dhaka's Stamford University launched on Friday a protest seeking justice over the alleged murder of fellow student Rubaiyat Sharmin Rumpa. On Friday, more than 50 st... Read More

Rohingya rights group ordered to close its office in Cox's Bazar

Bangladesh, Dec. 7 -- Bangladesh ordered a leading Rohingya rights group to lock up its headquarters, said a spokesman for the group, which has emerged as a key voice for the Muslim minority stuck in ... Read More