Maritime Silk Road Society’s “Belt and Road Guangxi Cultural Tour” held

Maritime Silk Road Society (MSRS) has successfully organized the “Belt and Road Guangxi Cultural Tour” from 5 to 9 August 2019. In the tour, Hong Kong students visited historical places, cultural constructions and well-known enterprises in Nanning, Liuzhou, Yangshuo and Guilin to familiarise themselves with the relationship between Guangxi Zhuang Autonomous Region and the Association […]

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4th Hong Kong BR Summit extended to two days to cover broader range of issues

The fourth Belt and Road Summit, jointly organised by the Government of the Hong Kong Special Administrative Region (HKSAR) and the Hong Kong Trade Development Council (HKTDC), will be held on 11 and 12 September (Wednesday and Thursday) at the Hong Kong Convention and Exhibition Centre (HKCEC). Under the theme “Creating and Realising Opportunities”, the […]

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CPD’s explanation as regards fine imposed by the Dhaka South City Corporation

Concerned officials of the Dhaka South City Corporation (DSCC) inspected CPD’s under-construction building on August 18, 2019 and found presence of larvae of Aedes mosquitoes, in view of which, a twenty thousand taka fine was imposed. In this connection, CPD feels the need for an explanation. The under-construction building site, where the larvae was detected, […]

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4th edition of BR Summit in Hongkong set for next month

HONG KONG, Aug. 16 (NsNewsWire) — Thousands of officials and businesses are set to exchange insights on multilateral co-operation and explore concrete business opportunities as the 4th edition of Belt and Road Summit in Hongkong kicks off next month. The mega event will bring together about 80 renowned scholars to speak at the summit events […]

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AIIB, EBRD and BSTDB co-finance expansion of Turkey’s largest geothermal plant

Three major development banks are helping Turkey diversify its energy mix with an investment adding close to 100 MW in capacity to EFELER, the country’s largest geothermal power plant.  The Asian Infrastructure Investment Bank (AIIB), the European Bank for Reconstruction and Development (EBRD) and the Black Sea Trade and Development Bank (BSTDB) are contributing to […]

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Bangladesh allows exports of rawhide

Rawhide and skins from animals sacrificed during Eid al-Adha can now be exported, Bangladeshi Commerce Minister Tipu Munshi said Wednesday. The development comes after prices have dropped significantly this year after the Muslim religious festival when people sacrificed millions of animals such as sheep, cows, goats and camels on the sacred day here on Aug. 12, […]

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Shohoz refreshed with the new slogan ‘Shohoz, Shobar Jonno’

Shohoz – the largest online destination in the country with the highest number of services – has launched their new brand tagline ‘Shohoz, Shobar Jonno’ which translates to ‘Shohoz For All’ with an aim to make people’s lives easier by taking care of their daily needs. This is the first refresh of Shohoz since its […]

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Robi and ICMAB to collaborate on digital innovation

Dhaka, Aug. 8 (NsNewsWire) — Robi and ICMAB have signed a MoU with a view to collaborate for enhancing the knowledge and skills of ICMAB’s students in the latest digital technologies. Robi’s Chief Enterprise Business officer, Md. Adil Hossain and ICMAB’s Director, Nazmus Salehin recently signed the MoU on behalf of their respective organizations at […]

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Bangladesh’s import orders shrink 17 pct to 57.75 bln USD in 2018-19 fiscal

DHAKA, Aug. 8 (NsNewsWire) — Bangladesh’s overall imports shrank about 17 percent in the last 2018-19 fiscal year (July 2018-June 2019), an official said Wednesday, reports Xinhua.    A Bangladesh Bank (BB) official who preferred to be unnamed said total import orders, officially known as fresh opening of import letters of credit (LCs), fell to […]

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