Posts Tagged ‘ Economy ’

Mr. Muhith’s budget: Spending out of the rut

June 29, 2015
M A Taslim
Mr. Muhith’s budget: Spending out of the rut

The Minister of Finance (MF) of the country, Mr. AMA Muhith, placed the 2015-16 Budget proposal before the Parliament on June 4, 2015. This was the seventh time he repeated the ritual without any interruption. No other MF has this distinction. During this long period he has raised the budget expenditure from BDT 1016...
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Posted in Economy, Government | 5 Comments »

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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