China can gain final advantage by preventing a new Cold War

Source:Global Times Published: 2019/12/6 14:48:40 Chinese Ambassador to the US Cui Tiankai said on Wednesday that “we must be alert that some destructive forces are taking advantage of the ongoing trade frictions. Extreme rhetoric, such as decoupling, a new Cold War, and clash of civilizations, are having their way here.” Cui also said that some […]

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Conference in facilitating China-Bangladesh investment, trade held in Dhaka

A day long “China-Bangladesh Investment Promotion and Project Matching Conference” has been held in Bangladesh capital Dhaka, reports Xinhua. China Chamber of Commerce for Import and Export of Machinery and Electronics Products (CCCME) , Chinese Enterprises Association in Bangladesh(CEAB) organized the event Monday which was hosted by the Department of Outward Investment and Economic Cooperation […]

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ICC expresses sadness at the passing of Bob Willis

The International Cricket Council has expressed sadness at the passing of former England captain Bob Willis at the age of 70. In a statement, ICC Chief Executive Manu Sawhney said Willis was one of English cricket’s biggest heroes. “We are extremely sad to hear of Bob’s death and I would like to extend deep condolences […]

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UNDP holds conference to help Bangladesh achieve SDG-16

The United Nations Development Program (UNDP) has organized a day-long conference titled “In-Gov” in Bangladesh capital Dhaka with a view to supporting the the Bangladeshi government’s efforts in achieving Sustainable Development Goal (SDG)-16, reports Xinhua.    The SDG-16 is dedicated to the promotion of peaceful and inclusive societies for sustainable development, the provision of access […]

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Tripartite Review to Accelerate ADB-assisted Project Implementation in Bangladesh

The Government of Bangladesh and Asian Development Bank (ADB) today jointly reviewed the implementation progress of ADB-assisted projects to further improve development results. Farida Nasreen, Additional Secretary, Economic Relations Division (ERD), and Manmohan Parkash, Country Director, ADB, co-chaired the Tripartite Portfolio Review Meeting (TPRM) at BICC, Dhaka. The TPRM themed ‘Improving Project Performance for Better […]

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Myanmar must stop unjustifiable campaign against Bangladesh on Rohingya Repatriation

Continued rally of fabricated information, misrepresentation of facts, unsubstantiated claims, and unwarranted accusations to unjustifiably shift the onus of the Rohingya crisis on Bangladesh testifies the campaign of the Government of Myanmar to avoid its obligations to create an environment in Rakhine conducive for the sustained repatriation and reintegration of the forcibly displaced Rohingya in […]

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Least developed countries need structural transformation to achieve UN SDGs: Bangladesh expert

The critical condition for the Least  Developed Countries (LDCs) to achieve the Sustainable Development Goals (SDGs) is that their economies undergo structural transformation, an expert said here Wednesday, reports Xinhua.    Towfiqul Islam Khan, senior research fellow of leading Bangladeshi think-tank Centre for Policy Dialogue (CPD), said the challenge for developing countries is to finance […]

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