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Bangladesh

Bangladesh’s economic crisis: How did we get here?

The International Monetary Fund (IMF)’s willingness to support Bangladesh’s request for a 4.5 billion dollar bail...

State of China's Ambassador to Bangladesh: ‘China apprecia...

Chinese ambassador to Dhaka Li Jiming said the recently concluded visit of US House Speaker Nancy Pelosi to Taiwan has sent a wrong sig...

Global gas crunch leaves Bangladesh facing blackouts until...

A protest against the recent electricity crisis in Dhaka on July 25. Photographer: Rehman Asad/NurPhoto/Getty Images Banglade...

Bangladesh outshone India. Now it Must learn from its neig...

In the middle of the Covid-19 pandemic, and exactly 50 years after it became independent, Bangladesh passed a major test. Last year, th...

Fuel crisis cuts electricity in Bangladesh, sparking energ...

Two students study at night during load shedding in BoguraFile photo Robiul Islam, 29, sits in the dark at his home in the Kalurgh...

Foreign debt: Loan repayment to double within 3 years

Bangladesh will have to pay huge amount of loan with capital and interest in next 10-15 years and the volume of loan repayment will dou...

Bangladesh: Awami League worried over economic crisis

Persistent high prices of essentials coupled with increased fuel oil costs have resulted in a rise in people’s living costs. Mean...

Bangladesh’s population reaches 165 million

Bangladesh’s current population is 165,158,616 (16 crore 51 lakh 58 thousand 616) according to the 'Population and Housing Census...

With what new message has the new governor started

Abdur Rouf Talukder took over as the 12th governor of Bangladesh Bank for four years on 12 July. He was basically a bureaucrat of the a...

Blackouts bedevil Bangladesh as South Asia forex worries m...

A woman fans a baby by candlelight during a recent blackout in Bangladesh. (Photo by Mahmud Hossain Opu) DHAKA -- Bangladesh...

Turkish entrepreneurs show increased interest in Banglades...

Mustafa Osman TuranProthom Alo Mustafa Osman Turan has been the ambassador of Turkey in Bangladesh since February 2020. He has bee...

Bangladesh to purchase Turkish fighter drone

Bayraktar TB2Baykar Technology Bangladesh is set to purchase a Turkish combat drone -- Bayraktar TB2 – that Ukraine has been...

Teen from Chattogram secures Guinness World Record

UNB Ayman Mohammad, 16, has registered his name in the Guinness Book of World Records by stacking 75 coins into a tower within a m...

Bangladesh loosens its booze laws

Despite its location on one of the busiest streets in Dhaka, Bangladesh’s capital, Eram is almost impossible for newcomers t...

Exporters worry as orders fall and costs shoot up

Alps Apparels started production in Mirpur 30 years ago and the factory later relocated to Jirabo in Ashulia. Alps basically manufactur...

'The energy crisis has been created by filling the pockets...

M Shamsul Alam Professor M Shamsul Alam is an energy expert, dean of the engineering faculty at Daffodil University and energy aff...

Sri Lanka crisis a warning to 'Asian nations including Ban...

Women crowd at an onion selling point of the Trading Corporation of Bangladesh (TCB) following a hike in the prices of the staple veg...

Why is there a gas crisis in a country that is gas-rich?

Bangladesh, at present, has enough power generation capacity to claim that its "electricity to all" campaign is a success, and to make...

Religion, politics and mass hysteria

There seems to be no accountability for the government’s responsibility to ensure the safety and dignity of the people, whether...

Bangladesh’s trade deficit rose to $30.81 billion in 11 mo...

Bangladesh's trade deficit has widened to USD $ 30.81 billion in 11 months of current fiscal year (FY) due to hefty rise of import dema...

Should Bangladesh join the US-led IPEF or not?

The new economic alliance, Indo-Pacific Economic Framework for Prosperity, known in short as IPEF, has been unveiled by US president Jo...