Bangladesh Needs Climate Smart Investments for Higher Agricultural Growth: World Bank

Climate change and sea-level rise pose a serious threat to Bangladesh’s impressive growth in agricultural productivity. To address impacts of climate change on agriculture as well as to prioritize investments to improve productivity, resilience and mitigation in the agriculture sector, the government of Bangladesh and the World Bank today launched the Climate Smart Agriculture Investment […]

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13th South Asian Games concludes as India tops table with 174 gold

The 13th South Asian Games (SAG) 2019 concluded here on Tuesday evening with India gaining the top spot with 312 medals including 174 gold, reports Xinhua.   Sending a video message on Tuesday, Nepali Prime Minister KP Sharma Oli extended gratitude to all for making the 13th SAG a grand success. He said that the event […]

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Legislation guaranteeing citizenship to immigrants evokes protests in India

  Protests were reported from India’s northeastern states of Assam and Tripura on Tuesday against the “Citizenship (Amendment) Bill (CAB)” which was passed in the parliament’s lower house  Lok Sabha on Monday night, reports Xinhua.   The protesters, who set ablaze a number of vehicles and a market in Tripura, demanded withdrawal of the bill.   A […]

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China brushes aside U.S. concerns over BRI

The following is the full and unedited text of a statement which Chinese Ambassador to Bangladesh Li Jiming issued here in capital Dhaka on Tuesday:  “Proposed by Chinese President Xi Jinping in 2013, the Belt and Road initiative (BRI) has been a trending word that frequents news headlines all around the globe, even more so […]

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ADB Partners with Bangladesh to Support Health Care Public–Private Partnerships

The Asian Development Bank (ADB) and the Government of Bangladesh today signed a Memorandum of Understanding (MOU) to jointly promote public-private partnership (PPP) projects in the country’s health care sector. The tripartite MOU was signed at a ceremony in Dhaka by the Director General of Health Services Dr. Mohammad Abul Kalam Azad; Director General of Bangladesh […]

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Why do Western media ignore China’s documentary on Xinjiang?

Source:Global Times Published: 2019/12/7 21:43:20 An English language documentary, Fighting Terrorism in Xinjiang, which was aired on China’s state broadcaster CGTN on Thursday, unprecedentedly exposed the trauma that violent terrorism and religious extremism have brought about to the region. It has garnered extensive attention on overseas social media platforms. Some netizens from abroad commented that […]

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China can gain final advantage by preventing a new Cold War

Source:Global Times Published: 2019/12/6 14:48:40 Chinese Ambassador to the US Cui Tiankai said on Wednesday that “we must be alert that some destructive forces are taking advantage of the ongoing trade frictions. Extreme rhetoric, such as decoupling, a new Cold War, and clash of civilizations, are having their way here.” Cui also said that some […]

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Conference in facilitating China-Bangladesh investment, trade held in Dhaka

A day long “China-Bangladesh Investment Promotion and Project Matching Conference” has been held in Bangladesh capital Dhaka, reports Xinhua. China Chamber of Commerce for Import and Export of Machinery and Electronics Products (CCCME) , Chinese Enterprises Association in Bangladesh(CEAB) organized the event Monday which was hosted by the Department of Outward Investment and Economic Cooperation […]

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ICC expresses sadness at the passing of Bob Willis

The International Cricket Council has expressed sadness at the passing of former England captain Bob Willis at the age of 70. In a statement, ICC Chief Executive Manu Sawhney said Willis was one of English cricket’s biggest heroes. “We are extremely sad to hear of Bob’s death and I would like to extend deep condolences […]

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