Bangladesh garment manufacturers said Sunday they have targetted Japan as their next big market to offset a drop in orders from the United States and Europe caused by the global financial crisis. ?Bangladesh plans to raise the value of its textile exports to Japan to... Read More..
The potential for conflict between Bangladesh and Burma appears to have gotten more serious after Bangladesh said it is responding to threats from its eastern neighbor, accusing it of having combined troops on the border and readied warships and fighter jets ?in preparation for a... Read More..
U.S. Ambassador James Moriarty Wednesday said Bangladesh could use carbon financing to invest in greenhouse gas emission reduction projects to support the conservation and co-management of protected areas and other natural resources in the country. Speaking at a U.S. government-funded carbon financing workshop in the... Read More..
The Government of Bangladesh aims at providing electricity to its entire rural population by 2020 to help boost social development and economic growth. In 2002, access to electricity in Bangladesh was about 30 percent. With the Rural Electrification Board connecting about 400,000 consumers every year,... Read More..
? The Bangladesh government has created its first national plan to conserve the endangered Royal Bengal tiger: The Tiger Action Plan intends to save an estimated 300-500 tigers in the Sundarban mangrove forest. The area in the south-east of the country has one of the... Read More..
? The interest rate on Bangladesh Government Treasury Bonds (BGTB) increased on Tuesday as commercial banks were not interested to buy longer term bonds with lower interest rates, treasury officials told AHN Media. ?The yield, generally known as coupon interest rate, of the 20-year BGTB... Read More..
Country selects pic for foreign-language film race Source :www.variety.com The Bangladesh Federation of Film Societies has selected Golam Rabbani Biplob’s “Beyond the Circle” (Britter bairey) to rep the country in the Academy’s foreign-language film race. Biplob’s helming debut “On the Wings of Dreams” was the... Read More..