Yearender: China-Bangladesh friendship, cooperation continue to expand in 2017

DHAKA, Dec. 29 (Xinhua) — The year 2017, designated as the Year of Friendship and Exchanges between China and Bangladesh, saw the friendly ties between the two nations further cemented, as both sides pushed forward cooperation based on mutual benefit. Experts here said Bangladesh and China have, in the year past, enjoyed very strong relations. […]

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Government of China teams up with UNDP in post disaster recovery in Bangladesh

DHAKA, Dec. 21 (Ns NewsWire) –In Bangladesh, the 2017 South-Asian monsoon floods inundated the northern flood plains of the country, affecting 7 million people in 31 districts. Flooding settlements, the water destroyed 82,000 houses and damaged many more, leaving 320,000 people in need of support to repair their homes and replace their belongings once the […]

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“Film, Fly, Experience Australia” – Win a study trip to Australia

Australia Future Unlimited Video competition for School Students from Bangladesh DHAKA, Dec. 19 (NsNewsWire) — Students from schools across Bangladesh will have the opportunity to experience student life at a leading Australian university by participating in the “Film Fly Experience Australia” schools video competition. Organised by The Australian Trade and Investment Commission, Australian Government, the […]

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Hegemonic US accuses China of economic aggression

Hegemonic US accuses China of economic aggression Source:Global Times Published: 2017/12/17 23:08:41 Just before US President Donald Trump rolls out his national security strategy on Monday, the Financial Times reported that Trump is likely to define China as a competitor in every realm and will accuse China of engaging in “economic aggression.” He would propose […]

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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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