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  • Pathao Food

    Pathao downsizing on fund shortage

    Pathao, a ride-hailing company and one of the fastest growing tech startups in Asia, cut more than 50 percent of its workforce in the last two days as it struggles to raise funds amid waning popularity for its services.
  • Shareholders may consider sale of Robi, says CEO

    The government’s move to raise the mobile operators’ turnover tax to 2 percent from 0.75 percent from the new fiscal year will drive
  • Pay more for digital delight

    At a time when the government should be encouraging virtual businesses, Finance Minister AHM Mustafa Kamal has proposed 7.5 percent value-added tax on them in his budget for fiscal 2019-20, making their services dearer.
  • mobile phone price rise

    Mobile phone calls may get costlier

    Mobile phone services are likely to become costlier from today due to increased taxes. The National Board of Revenue sent a regulatory order to the mobile carries to increase the supplementary duty (SD) to 10 percent from 5 from midnight yesterday.
  • Robi to raise Tk 400cr thru’ local bonds

    Robi is planning to raise Tk 400 crore from the local market by issuing a Shariah-based security bond with the face value of each certificate being Tk 1 lakh.