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    NBR launches month-long drive against tax evaders, corrupt officials

    Staff Correspondent | Updated at 11:34pm on December 21, 2016

    The National Board of Revenue on Wednesday launched a month-long move against tax dodgers across the country...

  • Govt to continue support for flourishing pvt sector: PM

    Bangladesh Sangbad Sangstha . Dhaka | Updated at 11:19pm on December 21, 2016

    Describing private sector as the ‘driving force’ of economy, prime minister Sheikh Hasina on Wednesday assured of continuing government’s support for further flourishing the private sector...

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    UK to continue support to Bangladesh, even after Brexit

    Bangladesh Sangbad Sangstha | Updated at 06:27pm on December 21, 2016

    British prime minister's trade envoy Rushanara Ali on Wednesday said United Kingdom's cooperation to Bangladesh would be continued, even after the implementation of Brexit...

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    Japan moves to eliminate pay gap between regular, contract employees

    Business Desk | Updated at 11:47pm on December 20, 2016

    An influential Japanese government panel on Tuesday laid out a raft of proposed changes to the labour law that would eliminate the pay gap between regular and contract employees with the same skills and experience, reports Reuters...

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    Dhaka stocks end 5-day market surge on profit booking

    Staff Correspondent | Updated at 11:46pm on December 20, 2016

    Dhaka stocks declined on Tuesday amid investors’ profit booking share sales following a five day-market surge...

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    Conference on new economic thinking today

    Bangladesh Sangbad Sangstha . Dhaka | Updated at 11:44pm on December 20, 2016

    An international visionary conference on economy will be held today in the city aimed at coming up with a ‘national action plan’ on key challenges and overcome those...

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    Brexit not to hamper B’desh-UK trade relations: Rushanara

    Bangladesh Sangbad Sangstha . Dhaka | Updated at 11:43pm on December 20, 2016

    The British Prime Minister’s Trade Envoy for Bangladesh Rushanara Ali, MP on Tuesday assured the businessmen of Bangladesh the Brexit would not hamper the trade relations between Bangladesh and the United Kingdom...

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    NBR to arrange model VAT fair in Sylhet division in Jan

    Staff Correspondent | Updated at 11:42pm on December 20, 2016

    The National Board of Revenue will organise a model VAT (value-added tax) fair in the Sylhet division in January to increase awareness among businesses and citizens about the tax...

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    DBA seeks another 3yrs to complete provisioning

    Staff Correspondent | Updated at 11:40pm on December 20, 2016

    The DSE Brokers Association of Bangladesh on Tuesday proposed that the Bangladesh Securities and Exchange Commission allow stockbrokers another three years to complete provisioning against the unrealised losses in dealer accounts of the stockbrokers...

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    Planning minister downplays UNCTAD’s apprehension

    Staff Correspondent | Updated at 11:37pm on December 20, 2016

    Planning minister AHM Mustafa Kamal on Tuesday downplayed the apprehension of a United Nations agency about Bangladesh’s export slump after graduation from the LDC category and said that the country’s export would rise on its better economic performance...