May 31, 2022
May 31, 2022

NBR’s struggle to collect VAT from retails continuing for years

On April 5, the revenue authorities held a draw of the lottery of sales receipts issued by the stores using electronic fiscal devices (EFDs).

May 31, 2022
May 31, 2022

Accelerate use of EFDs, ramp up monitoring

The National Board of Revenue should accelerate the use of electronic fiscal devices (EFDs) and ramp up monitoring to eliminate non-compliance with a view to raising more value-added taxes using technologies, said former top taxmen and economists.

May 31, 2022
May 31, 2022
ICT

Mobile subscribers up in April, internet users drop

The number of mobile network subscribers in Bangladesh rose for three consecutive months to reach an all-time high in April while internet usage slipped that same month.

May 30, 2022
May 30, 2022
ICT

Monthly mobile data usage doubles since Covid

The monthly internet usage of mobile subscribers has more than doubled ever since the coronavirus pandemic began as more people are being pushed online for work and entertainment purposes.

May 29, 2022
May 29, 2022

"Tourism in Bangladesh won't succeed until people change mindset"

Top officials of the government at a workshop today said the government couldn’t provide proper policy support to encash the huge prospect of the country's tourism sector.

May 29, 2022
May 29, 2022

High time to invest in Bangladesh: Tipu Munshi to Nordic countries

Commerce Minister Tipu Munshi today highlighted the investment opportunities in Bangladesh before the representatives of Nordic countries and said this is the high time to invest in the south Asian nation.

May 26, 2022
May 26, 2022

South Korean HKD Group to invest $35 million in Bepza economic zone

South Korean company HKD Bangladesh Ltd is going to establish an industry to manufacture tent, tent accessories, camping furniture and camping equipment in Bepza Economic Zone.

May 25, 2022
May 25, 2022
ICT

48% mobile phone customers in Bangladesh have a smartphone

Smartphone penetration in Bangladesh is fast approaching 50 per cent as the coronavirus pandemic has accelerated the adoption of digital technologies to work, study and find entertainment using smart devices.

May 25, 2022
May 25, 2022

Samsung Group commits $356b in investments

South Korean conglomerate Samsung Group on Tuesday unveiled a massive 450 trillion won ($356 billion) investment blueprint for the next five years aimed at making it a frontrunner in a wide range of sectors from semiconductors to biologics.

May 24, 2022
May 24, 2022

Tourism needs proper planning

Proper planning for the tourism sector’s development has become imperative as Sustainable Development Goals (SDGs) cannot be achieved by 2030 if tourism does not flourish in Bangladesh, said speakers at a meeting yesterday.