Malaysian companies identified actual sales of RM1.4 million and potential business worth RM722.7 million at recent events in Dhaka, Bangladesh, the Malaysia External Trade Development Corporation (Matrade) said. It said Matrade organised the participation of 16 companies at the Malaysia Product and Services Exhibition from...Read More..
source – AP: Bangladesh has awarded three offshore blocks to two global energy companies to explore for gas in the Bay of Bengal, a senior energy official said Tuesday. The U.S.-based ConocoPhillips and Ireland’s Tullow Oil could start exploration work by early next year, said...Read More..
A Bangladeshi?leading financial institution has entered into billion dollar carbon trading aiming to mitigate global warming through adoption of new technology in different carbon-emitting industries. The Industrial and Infrastructure Development Finance Company Limited (IIFDC), a non-banking financial institution, signed two emissions reduction purchase agreements (ERPA)...Read More..
The Confucius Institute in Bangladesh has contributed a lot to building strong relationships between people of China and Bangladesh through language teaching, said Professor Jiang Yinlian, Chinese Director of the Institute. In an exclusive interview with Xinhua recently, Jiang said, “Learning language is the best...Read More..
Despite the summer heat, the Senate of Venice assembled on this day in 1609 to view a remarkable scientific instrument. It was built by the well-known astronomer and philosopher from Pisa, Galileo Galilei, and could make distant objects appear closer when viewed through one end...Read More..
Source : www.reuters.com ?A Bangladeshi entrepreneur wants to add bite to the country’s meager exports with skin and meat from crocodiles, products he says are largely recession-proof as they’re targeted at the rich. Mushtaq Ahmed’s Reptiles Farm Ltd is the first to commercially farm saltwater...Read More..
Bangladesh Industrial Technical Assistance Centre has undertaken a plan to manufacture three-wheeler CNG-driven auto rickshaws at home. ???For the first time, the country is going to produce the motorised CNG-run auto-rickshaw using the local expertise and spare parts aimed at replacing the city?s non-motorised rickshaws,...Read More..
Authorities in Bangladesh continue to plan and prepare to introduce nuclear power, but deny they have reached terms with Russia’s Rosatom atomic energy corporation to build the reactor. Mohammed Muzammel Haque, chief engineer at the Bangladesh Atomic Energy Commission (BAEC), claims Bangladesh has opted to...Read More..
?Bangladesh may offer the use of its strategic Chittagong port to India for using the facility to transport goods from the landlocked northeast.?Bangladesh could offer India the facility to use its southeastern Chittagong Port after upgrading its capacity to take the extra load, Commerce Minister...Read More..
Bangladesh Sugar & Food Industries Corp., a state-owned producer, plans to import 150,000 metric tons of white sugar this year to meet a shortfall in domestic supplies, a company official said. The company will buy 25,000 tons in a tender that closes Aug. 22 and...Read More..
Bangladesh’s foreign direct investment (FDI) crossed 1 billion U.S. dollars in 2008, marking a 63 percent rise compared to that in 2007, leading English-language newspaper The Daily Star reported on Tuesday. The report quoting the central bank’s statistics said the FDI rose mainly because of...Read More..
Bangladesh? – Straw fences and tin roofs: the homes in Pritomoddi village are typical of millions of others across rural Bangladesh, except for one thing: the shiny solar panels that provide electricity, all the time. At the moment, only 40 per cent of Bangladesh’s nearly...Read More..