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    82pc paid thru digital method in May: study

    Staff Correspondent | Updated at 10:03pm on May 22, 2020

    Bangladesh’s readymade garment sector experienced a massive shift in wages payment system as 82 per cent of workers who were paid received their wages through digital channels...

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    Robi posts Tk 18.8cr in profit in Q1

    HM Murtuza | Updated at 10:08pm on May 22, 2020

    The country’s second largest telecom operator, Robi Axiata Limited, posted Tk 18.8 crore in profit after tax in the January-March quarter of the year 2020 with a 28-per cent increase in data...

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    Stock market to reopen early June: new BSEC chairman

    Staff Correspondent | Updated at 10:16pm on May 22, 2020

    Trading on the country’s stock market would resume in the first week of June for the sake of the investors, said Shibli Rubayat Ul Islam, new chairman of the Bangladesh Securities and Exchange Commission...

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    China warns on slump as pandemic kills world jobs

    Agence France-Presse . Beijing | Updated at 10:18pm on May 22, 2020

    China warned on Friday that its huge economy faces an immense challenge from the coronavirus, as the ongoing pandemic and national lockdowns caused massive job losses in the United States...

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    419 RMG factories in Bangladesh remain closed due to lack of orders

    Moinul Haque | Updated at 09:02pm on May 21, 2020

    Some 419 readymade garment factories in the country have remained closed for the last two months as the global buyers halted placing work orders due to the coronavirus outbreak. Garment sector leaders said that the...

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    Remittance inches up before Eid

    Staff Correspondent | Updated at 09:06pm on May 21, 2020

    The inflow of remittance rebounded a bit in the first 19 days of May as the expatriates sent money to their near and dear ones before Eid-ul-Fitr, the biggest religious festival for the Muslims...

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    Duty-free benefit for hi-tech park factories on spare parts import

    Staff Correspondent | Updated at 09:09pm on May 21, 2020

    The National Board of Revenue has offered duty free-benefit on import of spare parts by industries located at the hi-tech parks in the country. The NBR’s customs wing on May 14 issued a statutory regulatory...

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    Government changes laws to allow NBR to extend deadline, waive fine

    Staff Correspondent | Updated at 09:13pm on May 21, 2020

    The president, Abdul Hamid, on Wednesday promulgated two separate ordinances empowering the National Board of Revenue to extend time for submission of value-added tax returns and...