Bangladesh

Silk Road Bangladesh

China, Bangladesh to work for regional infrastructure development

Chinese President Xi Jinping said Bangladesh is welcome to join the Asian Infrastructure Investment Bank (AIIB) as a founding member, and the two countries must enhance cooperation in trade, agriculture, infrastructure development and maritime industry. Xi made the remarks Saturday … read more

World

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DFID seeks coordination in health

The UK development agency, DFID, is seeking to strengthen coordination between different health service providers in Bangladesh to protect the poorest from unacceptable healthcare expenses. Country Representative Sarah Cooke on Wednesday said the poorest families “must not have to choose … read more

Asia

Bay of Bengal “more secure”,

Bay of Bengal more secure with US Collabration

Bangladeshi and American maritime partnership has made the Bay of Bengal “more secure”, the US ambassador in Dhaka has said. Dan Mozena on Tuesday said Bangladesh could slash piracy at the Bay of Bengal by 70 percent, an achievement that … read more

India

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UN tribunal puts an end to 40-year-old India-Bangladesh maritime dispute

?Overcoming a 40-year-old maritime border dispute? In the case of India and Bangladesh, it appears to be possible. The Arbitration Tribunal on the India-Bangladesh Maritime Delimitation delivered its ruling on 7th July 2014. The Tribunal was set up under the … read more

US

Bay of Bengal “more secure”,

Bay of Bengal more secure with US Collabration

Bangladeshi and American maritime partnership has made the Bay of Bengal “more secure”, the US ambassador in Dhaka has said. Dan Mozena on Tuesday said Bangladesh could slash piracy at the Bay of Bengal by 70 percent, an achievement that … read more

Russia

Ukrainian Americans and supporters protest at the White House over the Russian invasion of Crimea

Russia may face second round of sanctions over Ukraine

As Vladimir Putin rebuffs initial US-EU sanctions over occupation, France says assets may be seized if Moscow does not relent. Barack Obama and his European Union allies have unveiled a co-ordinated set of sanctions to punish Russia for occupying Crimea, … read more

Research

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WHO Declares Ebola Virus Outbreak Public Health Emergency

The World Health Organization declared the West African Ebola epidemic that has killed nearly 1,000 people an international public-health emergency. Meanwhile, the world’s biggest steelmaker, ArcelorMittal, MT +0.36% joined other Western companies in scaling back business plans or travel in … read more

Diplomat

coordination in health

DFID seeks coordination in health

The UK development agency, DFID, is seeking to strengthen coordination between different health service providers in Bangladesh to protect the poorest from unacceptable healthcare expenses. Country Representative Sarah Cooke on Wednesday said the poorest families “must not have to choose … read more

japan

Bangladesh and Japan need comprehensive partnership

In this exclusive interview, Matsushiro Horiguchi, former ambassador of Japan to Bangladesh, talks to Tokyo-based Bangladeshi journalist Monzurul Huq and reflected on various aspects of bilateral relations that the upcoming visit of the Japanese Prime Minister Shinzo Abe is bound … read more