Bangladesh expects 1 bln USD development project assistance from AIIB

Bangladesh expects to receive 1 billion U.S. dollars in loans from the Asian Infrastructure Investment Bank (AIIB) to strengthen its efforts for implementation of its various development projects, reports Xinhua. Bangladeshi Cabinet Secretary Mohammad Shafiul Alam Monday in a press conference made the announcement in Dhaka. He said the AIIB loan issue was discussed in […]

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Australia to intensify development cooperation with Bangladesh

Australia will intensify development cooperation with Bangladesh and will promote the economic partnership in the years ahead. This was assured by Australian Foreign Minister Marise Payne while she had a bilateral meeting with Foreign Minister of Bangladesh Abdul Momen in Dhaka on Thursday. Marise Payne is on a 3 day visit to Bangladesh to attend third […]

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High-powered Bangladesh ruling party delegation to visit China

DHAKA, Sept. 3 (Xinhua) — A High-powered delegation of Bangladeshi Prime Minister Sheikh Hasina’s ruling Bangladesh Awami League (AL) party will leave Dhaka early Wednesday for China at the invitation of the Communist Party of China (CPC). AL Presidium Member and Parliamentary Standing Committee Chairman on Law, Justice and Parliamentary Affairs Abdul Matin Khasru will […]

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US shoots Americans in the foot

Source:Global Times Published: 2019/9/1 22:08:40 The US imposed fresh tariffs of 15 percent on $125 billion of Chinese imports starting midnight Sunday. China applied new tariffs ranging from 5 to 10 percent on the first batch of $75 billion US goods on the same day as a countermeasure. As the US is bent on provocation, […]

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Bangladesh minister’s car attacked by bomb explosion, 2 policemen injured

DHAKA, Sept. 1 (Xinhua) — Two policemen were injured as a crude bomb exploded next to a Bangladeshi minister’s car on a capital Dhaka street on Saturday night, a local police official said Sunday morning.    The explosion left two policemen injured. Police were not sure who was behind the blast, a Dhaka Metropolitan Politan […]

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15 policemen injured as Hong Kong protests turn violent

HONG KONG, Aug. 26 (NsNewsWire) — Fifteen police officers were injured after they were attacked on Sunday by violent protesters in Tsuen Wan, in the western New Territories of Hong Kong, reports Xinhua. Radical protesters hurled petrol bombs at the officers and brutally assaulted them.    The police officers were sent to the hospital for treatment. […]

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China-US trade war a test of endurance

Source:Global Times Published: 2019/8/24 20:27:55 After China on Friday unveiled additional tariffs on $75 billion of US goods, the US reacted vehemently. Washington announced on the same day that it will hike tariff rates on $250 billion worth of Chinese goods from 25 to 30 percent, and another $300 billion in Chinese products currently tariffed […]

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UNHCR Statement on Voluntary Repatriation to Myanmar

BANGKOK, Aug. 23 (NsNewsWire) –Through their bilateral Joint Working Group on repatriation, the Government of Myanmar conveyed to the Government of Bangladesh the names of 3,450 Rohingya refugees who have been cleared for return to Rakhine State, Myanmar. UNHCR, the UN refugee agency, sees Myanmar’s engagement in this process as a positive step in the […]

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