Bangladesh’s Eastern Bank all set to operate in China’s Guangzhou

by Liu Chuntao, Naim-Ul-Karim DHAKA, Sept. 26 (Xinhua) — Bangladesh’s leading Eastern Bank Limited (EBL) is all set to open its representative office in China’s Guangzhou province, according to the bank’s Managing Director and Chief Executive Officer (CEO) Ali Reza Iftekhar. He said the bank is expanding its footprint in Southeast Asia with its sights […]

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Lockdown, communication blockade continue in Indian-controlled Kashmir

by Peerzada Arshad Hamid The massive lockdown and communication blockade imposed by local government continued in restive Indian-controlled Kashmir Tuesday for the 16th straight day, officials said, reports Xinhua.    Thousands of paramilitary troopers have been deployed across the region in Srinagar city, the summer capital of Indian-controlled Kashmir to enforce restrictions and prevent protest […]

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Rakhine crisis: Two years on, the struggle for safety, privacy and dignity

Cox’s Bazar / Kuala Lumpur, 19 August 2019 – Tens of thousands of people who fled violence in Rakhine to camps in Cox’s Bazar, Bangladesh are living their lives in cramped tents and shelters, in conditions that fall well below international standards. Two years on from the exodus triggered by violence on 25 August 2017, over […]

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WMS recognition a ray of hope for female Bangladeshi journalist

2014-10-30 17:16:50 GMT2014-10-31 01:16:50(Beijing Time)  Xinhua English by Naim-Ul-Karim DHAKA, Oct. 30 (Xinhua) — It is like another dream has come true for her as she never could’ve imagined winning an award more than two years back when she left her job as a professional journalist. It was tough for her to leave her job […]

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China’s Global Times, Bangladesh’s NsNewsWire renew news cooperation deal

DHAKA,  June 21 (NsNewsWire) — Bangladesh’s first press news agency– NsNewsWire —and Global Times, a major English newspaper in China, have renewed their cooperation agreement. The news cooperation agreement, signed on June 14, 2018 by Li Hongwei, deputy editor-in-chief of Global Times, and NK Sanchaya, chief editor of NsNewsWire, follows the previous cooperation agreements signed […]

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Bangladesh remittances reach 2nd highest on Eid festival in May

DHAKA, June 4 (Xinhua) — Ahead of one of the biggest Muslim religious festivals Eid-ul-Fitr that marks the end of the Islamic holy fasting month of Ramadan, millions of Bangladeshis remitted home nearly 1.5 billion U.S. dollars in May, the second highest monthly amount thus far, a central bank official said Sunday. Quoting provisional data, […]

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Coercion won’t help US balance trade

Source:Global Times Published: 2018/1/14 23:13:40 At the start of the new year, Chinese companies have been oppressed by the US on several occasions. Alibaba Group’s Taobao, China’s largest e-commerce platform, was blacklisted by the US Trade Representative on Friday for the second consecutive year over sales of suspected counterfeits. Earlier this month the US rejected […]

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Nearly half a million children being vaccinated against diphtheria in Cox’s Bazar

DHAKA, Jan. 14 (NsNewsWire) — Cox’s Bazar, Bangladesh, 14 January 2018 – As part of an intensified response to the current diphtheria outbreak, WHO, UNICEF and health sector partners are working with the Bangladesh Ministry of Health and Family Welfare to vaccinate more than 475,000 children in Rohingya refugee camps, temporary settlements and surrounding areas. […]

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