Posts Tagged ‘ Economy ’

Political solution impossible through dialogue!

February 22, 2015
ATM Haidar Khan
Political solution impossible through dialogue!

Bangladesh is undergoing severe political crisis, with innocent people losing their lives almost every single day.
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Posted in Democracy, Economy, Education, Politics | 12 Comments »

Hartals are not enjoyable at all!

February 8, 2015
Julian Francis
Hartals are not enjoyable at all!

In the media recently, there was a suggestion – perhaps tongue in cheek – that foreigners ‘enjoy’ hartals.
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Posted in Business, Culture, Economy, Social Issues | 3 Comments »

VAT: A regressive tax

January 20, 2015
Anis Chowdhury
VAT: A regressive tax

The Honourable Finance Minister has backed down on his decision to reduce VAT.
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Posted in Economy, Finance | 2 Comments »

Remittance and black money

September 4, 2014
Anis Chowdhury
Remittance and black money

The title of this piece – remittance and black money – seems awkward. Remittance is something that we all want; the Bangladesh Bank celebrates its increased flows
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Elite stake and progress

August 20, 2014
Anis Chowdhury
Elite stake and progress

The Honourable President of the country goes to London for eye treatment. A few months ago he went to Singapore for medical check-ups.
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Business expectations and investment

March 20, 2014
M A Taslim
Business expectations and investment

Government leaders often claim that the economy has suffered badly because of the ‘sahinsa’ movement carried out by the opposition 18-party
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Inflation thoughts

March 13, 2014
Anis Chowdhury
Inflation thoughts

Inflation in Bangladesh has dropped from 7.5 percent in January to 7.44 percent in February. This has almost been greeted by a sigh of relief
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