Pakistan FM sends “message of friendship” to Bangladesh

Pakistani Foreign Minister Bilawal Bhutto Zardari has written a letter to his Bangladeshi counterpart AK Abdul Momen, looking forward to working with Dhaka in the spirit of “friendship”. In his letter, the Pakistani foreign minister noted that Pakistan and Bangladesh are bound by ties of shared history, common faith, values and traditions. The newly elected […]

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50 die as cold spell continues in Bangladesh

A total of 50 people died in parts of Bangladesh due to the ongoing cold spell accompanied by chilly wind and drizzles since November, reports Xinhua.    The figure was reported by the Directorate General of Health Services (DGHS) under the Ministry of Health on Thursday.    Ayesha Akhter, assistant director at DGHS, told Xinhua […]

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China’s governance system, modernization process offer lessons for other countries: Bangladeshi politicians

Bangladeshi veteran politicians have praised China’s governance system and modernization process, saying China’s development strategies offer lessons for other countries, reports Xinhua.   Praises have poured in from Bangladeshi Planning Minister MA Mannan while speaking at the event titled “Modernization of System and Capacity for Governance – A Chinese experience” here on Sunday.    The Bangladesh-China […]

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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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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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Facebook & YouTube – underutilized teaching platforms

SIR FRANK PETERS The recent announcement of a proposed new television channel dedicated exclusively to education is no doubt awe-inspiring The forward thinking of Education Minister Dr. Dipu Moni (may Allah always love her and give her the inner strength and wisdom to do what is best for Bangladesh) to some degree deserves the nation’s […]

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Bangladeshi apex court upholds death penalty for Islamic party leader

by Naim-Ul-Karim Bangladesh’s highest court on Thursday rejected the appeal from a leader of the country’s largest Islamic party who was sentenced to death for committing crimes against humanity during the Liberation War in 1971, rreports Xinhua.    A four-member bench of the Supreme Court bench headed by Justice Syed Mahmud Hossain delivered the verdict, […]

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Taiwan is to blame for Kiribati’s decision

Source:Global Times Published: 2019/9/20 18:42:31 Last Updated: 2019/9/20 21:25:52 The Pacific island nation of Kiribati on Friday abruptly severed “diplomatic ties” with Taiwan. It came less than a week after the Solomon Islands cut “diplomatic ties” with Taiwan. Taiwan’s “diplomacy” is collapsing, and may lose all of its “allies.”  Kiribati established diplomatic relations with the […]

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