Telenor to stay in Bangladesh for long

Telenor, the parent company of leading mobile phone operator Grameenphone, has a long-term commitment to the Bangladesh market.

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Five ICT trade bodies demand tax exemption until 2031

Five associations representing the ICT sector yesterday demanded that the government extend tax exemptions on businesses offering software and IT-enabled service (ITES) till 2031, saying their development was crucial to the government’s vision for a Smart Bangladesh.

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Daraz 'letting go of' employees in Bangladesh, four other countries 

Daraz Group, Alibaba' s South Asian e-commerce arm that operates in five markets including Bangladesh, has announced that it is letting go of “many” employees but stopped short of disclosing the number.

Consumer Rights asks Evaly to settle consumer complaints

The directorate serves show-cause notice on the e-commerce platform

Economic revolution of Bangladesh: With diversified sectors at the heart of it

In the wake of its hard-fought liberation in 1971, Bangladesh's incredible transformation into an economic powerhouse is a testament to its solid spirit.

E-CAB honours 34 companies

The e-Commerce Association of Bangladesh (e-CAB) has recognised 34 companies with the "e-Commerce Movers Award (eCMA) 2023" for their outstanding contribution to society.

Are we over-communicating to our customers?

In a world that is exceedingly inundated by messages, it is, perhaps, time for businesses to think about whether we are over-communicating with our customers.

'Raise awareness, capacity-building for sustainable finance'

The financial sector in Bangladesh is still facing challenges in moving towards sustainable finance due to a lack of awareness and capacity-building, stakeholders said yesterday.

Going Cashless: A path towards sustainable growth

Cashless payments are clearly gaining momentum, aided by increased regulatory support that is fueling innovation, a prime example being contactless payments.

bKash in Kotler’s marketing book

Two case studies of mobile financial service provider bKash have been featured in a local edition of “Essentials of Modern Marketing”, a marketing book written by professor Dr. Philip Kotler

Tax rebates needed for recovery of e-commerce: e-CAB

Different tax rebates are needed to help e-commerce companies in Bangladesh regain their growth trajectory after facing a significant downturn for the past two years, according to industry people.

New platform to thwart fraud in e-commerce

The commerce ministry yesterday launched a Central Complaint Management System (CCMS) in order to protect consumers from fraud while purchasing goods and services from e-commerce firms.

Central complaint management system to prevent e-commerce fraud

The CCMS platform will act as a bridge between the consumers, regulators and the e-commerce stakeholders

Daraz Group to reduce 11% of workforce

Daraz Bangladesh will also lay off dozens of employees as part of the plan of its mother organisation, Daraz Group

Draft digital commerce act draws mixed reactions

A draft of the new digital commerce law has drawn mixed reactions from industry people and customers alike as some believe a legal framework is necessary to prevent fraud while others opined that it would lead to increased bureaucracy in the emerging sector.

Pilot kicks off for digital payment with QR code

The Bangladesh Bank will commence a campaign tomorrow to popularise an interoperable QR code across the capital city in a move to bring millions of small businesses such as street vendors and lower-income groups under the digital transaction system.

Evaly asked for list of clients, money stuck in gateways

The commerce ministry recently issued a letter to Evaly, seeking the exact number of its aggrieved customers and merchants as well as the amount of money stuck-up in payment gateways in order to facilitate refunds.

Info sought on Evaly’s customer number, money stuck in gateways

The commerce ministry has recently asked Evaly to share information about the exact number of customers of the troubled e-commerce company and the amount of its money that is stuck up in the payment gateways.

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