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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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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China shows mettle in anti-coronavirus strategies: Bangladeshi health minister

DHAKA, Feb. 3 (Xinhua) — The Chinese government has showed mettle in its strategies to contain the spread of the coronavirus, Bangladeshi Health and Family Welfare Minister Zahid Maleque told Xinhua on Monday.   He said Beijing’s relentless efforts and time-befitting strategies helped the entire world prepare well in dealing with the novel coronavirus.    The actions […]

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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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GLOBAL LEADERS TO CONVENE ON THE AUSTRALIAN COAST FOR PRESTIGIOUS EDUCATION CONFERENCE

The Gold Coast will welcome 1,400 delegates for the nation’s leading international education event in 2020 after securing the Australian International Education Conference (AIEC). The event is estimated to inject more than $3.3 million into the city’s economy, and will see leading international education practitioners, teaching staff, research and policy makers convene on the Gold […]

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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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