AIIB Approves USD100-Million Loan to Bangladesh for COVID-19 Response

To help Bangladesh respond to the challenges of the COVID-19 pandemic, the Asian Infrastructure Investment Bank (AIIB) has approved a USD100-million loan which will enable the Government of Bangladesh to ramp up its testing, tracing and treatment capacity and improve the longer-term pandemic preparedness of the country. Bangladesh is particularly vulnerable to the COVID-19 pandemic […]

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Interview: China contributes significantly to world economy amid COVID-19 pandemic: economist

China has demonstrated its excellent capability of running the economy smoothly, a leading Bangladeshi economist has said, noting that the country has maintained steady gross domestic product growth, transformed its financial management, banking system and capital market, and attracted foreign direct investment from developed countries by establishing itself as a global manufacturing hub. by Naim-Ul-Karim […]

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Convening body for Purbachal plot owners’ society formed

A 19-member convening committee of the Purbachal Society was formed on July 6, in an online webinar meeting with purbachol plot owners reside home and abroad. The community-based voluntary organization, which is committed to serve all the residents irrespective of cast, color, sex and religion, has recently been launched by the plot recipients of the […]

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Huawei connects the China medical expert team with Bangladesh

12 video conference sessions have been conducted among Chinese medical expert team and departments of Bangladesh government, its medical institutions, designated hospitals and relevant United Nations organizations through the telepresence meeting room of Huawei Technologies (Bangladesh) Limited in Dhaka in last eleven days. Huawei ensured the smooth technical integration among all the parties through the […]

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Facebook Names Httpool as Authorized Sales Partner in Bangladesh

Facebook has appointed Httpool as the Authorized Sales Partner for Facebook in Bangladesh. This appointment means that Httpool can now provide support and market expertise to local businesses and agencies, and provide the option for local currency transactions, especially during this particular time where businesses are navigating their way to thrive during and after this […]

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Bangladesh eases lockdown measures despite concerns over COVID-19 spread

 by Naim-Ul-Karim   DHAKA, May 6 (Xinhua) — The Bangladeshi government has gone for a cautious easing of its lockdown measures despite experts’ warnings amid no signs of abatement in COVID-19 infections.   Defending the government’s  recent move, Bangladesh Commerce Secretary Md Jafar Uddin told Xinhua Wednesday that economic disruptions caused by the COVID-19 have already taken […]

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Bangladesh’s main bourse sees biggest gain

Bangladesh’s main bourse skyrocketed with the key index surging more than 5 percent Sunday, the biggest gains since 2013.    Statistics available on the Dhaka Stock Exchange (DSE) website showed the main gauge of the market (DSEX), which was introduced in January, 2013, surged Sunday 232.23 points, or 5.596 percent to close at 4,382.06 points […]

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Annual conference of Chinese Hexing held in Bangladesh

Annual Conference of Hexing Bangladesh held at Dhaka with the spirit of working for the development of Bangladesh. Simon Ye, Regional CEO; Leo Xu, Regional Director; Peter Pan, Project Director, and high officials from power distribution utilities like BPDB, DPDC, DESCO were present at the conference. The objective of the Annual conference of Hexing has […]

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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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