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By Raju Ahmed On Sunday, May 14th, 2017

15% VAT from July 15, says Muhith

Currentnews.com.bd Finance minister Abul Maal Abdul Muhith has said the new law for value-added tax (VAT) will be effective from July 15. Talking to the journalists after a meeting in Secretariat on Sunday (May More...

By Raju Ahmed On Saturday, May 13th, 2017

No fees for sending remittance: Finance Minister

Currentnews.com.bd Bangladeshi migrant workers will not have to pay any fees for sending remittances to the country from July 1, Finance Minister AMA Muhith said on Saturday.   Speaking at a pre-budget discussion More...

By Raju Ahmed On Wednesday, May 10th, 2017

Prices of rice on the rise

Currentnews.com.bd Prices of rice are on the uptrend in the capital as well as the country in the retail and wholesale markets. The prices of rice increased by Tk. 2 to 10 a kilogram in the city’s wholesale markets More...

By Raju Ahmed On Wednesday, May 10th, 2017

Muhith may bring some changes in Vat law

In the wake of widespread protests by the business community, Finance Minister AMA Muhith on Wednesday said there will be some changes in the new VAT law.   “I’m thinking about giving some relief… More...

By Raju Ahmed On Monday, May 8th, 2017

Michael Foley appointed CEO, Yasir Azman deputy CEO of GP

Currentnews.com.bd The Grameenphone Board of Directors has appointed Michael Foley (56) as the company’s Chief Executive Officer (CEO), effective from 26 May, 2017. Petter-B Furberg (49), who has served as interim More...

By Raju Ahmed On Sunday, May 7th, 2017

Gold prices drop

Currentnews.com.bd Gold prices in Bangladesh have dropped after increasing several times consecutively following the fall of its value in the international market. The new prices will be effective from tomorrow More...

By Raju Ahmed On Sunday, May 7th, 2017

Asian Development Bank set to double its loan size for Bangladesh

Currentnews.com.bd The Asian Development Bank (ADB) is planning to almost double its loan size to $1.8-$2 billion for Bangladesh this year as its economy is growing fast to be the East and East Asia’s ‘success More...

By Raju Ahmed On Saturday, May 6th, 2017

Johnson & Johnson ordered to pay $110m in US talc cancer case

Currentnews.com.bd Pharmaceutical firm Johnson & Johnson (J&J) has been ordered by a US court to pay more than $110m (£85m) to a woman who says she developed ovarian cancer after using its talcum powder. Lois More...

By Raju Ahmed On Monday, May 1st, 2017

Consumer Rights Directorate orders Robi to pay fine

Currentnews.com.bd The Directorate of National Consumer Rights Protection has sent another notice to mobile phone operator Robi, asking the firm to pay a fine of 410,000 Taka within 15 working days. The telecom More...

By Raju Ahmed On Sunday, April 30th, 2017

Small traders’ interests must be served: Muhith

Currentnews.com.bd A trade association named Bab-shahi Oikyo Parishad has threatened a strike if the new Value Added Service Law goes against the interests of small businesses. There was a heated discussion at More...

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