China, Bangladesh news agencies sign cooperation agreement

Bangladesh’s first press news agency — NsNewsWire — has signed a news and photo service cooperation agreement with Guangming Online, a leading Chinese news website. Zeng Fanhua, director of international communication center of Guangming, and NK Sanchaya, chief editor of NsNewsWire, signed the agreement on be half of their respective sides recently. Headquartered in Beijing, […]

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Spotlight: Bangladeshi experts eye greater role for APEC in combating climate change, food security

by Naim-Ul-Karim The Asia-Pacific Economic Cooperation (APEC) should make more positive contributions in combating climate change and food security specially this year as the focus of the current U.S. administration is shifting, Bangladesh environmental watchers have noted, reports Xinhua. They stressed that 21 APEC economies, which account for approximately 60 percent of world energy consumption, […]

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40 million in modern slavery and 152 million in child labour around the world

NEW YORK, Sept. 19 (NsNewsWire) — New research developed jointly by the International Labour Organization (ILO)1  and the Walk Free Foundation2 , in partnership with the International Organization for Migration (IOM)3 , has revealed the true scale of modern slavery around the world. The data, released during the United Nations General Assembly, shows that more than 40 million […]

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Bangladesh: UNHCR emergency airlift lands in Dhaka as Rakhine crisis deepens

DHAKA, Sept. 13 (NsNewsWire) — A major UNHCR airlift with emergency relief supplies for Rohingya refugees in Bangladesh is today under way, with the first flight having landed in Dhaka just before 04:30 this morning. A UNHCR-chartered Boeing 777 flew in with 91 metric tonnes of aid, including much needed shelter materials, jerry cans, blankets, […]

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Doklam standoff settlement a victory for Asia

Source:Global Times Published: 2017/8/30 0:03:39 India withdrew its troops to its own territory along the China-India border on Monday. The next day, it announced that Indian Prime Minister Narendra Modi will attend the BRICS summit in Xiamen, China in early September. Both China and India have indicated that they intend to leave the Doklam border […]

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Japan’s sanctions follow latest US mistakes

Source:Global Times Published: 2017/8/26 0:03:39 Following US sanctions on Chinese and Russian companies and individuals on August 22, the Japanese Cabinet on Friday passed unilateral sanctions, adding four Chinese companies and a Chinese individual to the list. Chinese Foreign Ministry spokesperson Hua Chunying expressed strong dissatisfaction and firm opposition to Japan’s move. Though Japan’s sanctions […]

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S.China Sea should not be Bermuda for US

Source:Global Times Published: 2017/8/21 23:43:39 US Navy guided-missile destroyer USS John S. McCain collided with a merchant vessel east of Singapore early Monday, resulting in 10 US Navy sailors missing and five injured. On June 17, the USS Fitzgerald collided with a container ship off the coast of Japan, leaving seven US sailors dead. The […]

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Forum to be held to boost China-Bangladesh investment

  by Naim-Ul-Karim DHAKA, July 24 (Xinhua) — The first-ever China-Bangladesh Investment Forum, organized by Euromoney Institutional Investor, one of the leading financial publications in the world, will be held in Beijing on Aug. 21. The City Bank Limited, a leading Bangladeshi bank, and Standard Chartered Bank Bangladesh are the lead sponsors of the forum, […]

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