Daily Archives: September 7, 2014

REAL PROGRESS MADE TOWARDS SAFE RMG GOAL : ACCORD

REAL PROGRESS MADE TOWARDS SAFE RMG GOAL : ACCORD Tribune Report Corrective initiatives being implemented include things like reducing weight loads and adhering to load management plans Accord claimed that it has made a “good and real progress” towards the … Continue reading

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ROW OVER CLEAN UP OF BANGLADESH RMG FACTORIES

ROW OVER CLEAN UP OF BANGLADESH RMG FACTORIES A row has erupted between two groups of leading western retailers attempting to improve appalling safety conditions at Bangladesh’s garment factories following deadly disasters, officials said today. One of the umbrella groups, … Continue reading

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DHAKA DENIED PROMISED MDG AID

DHAKA DENIED PROMISED MDG AID Chief Economics Correspondent,  bdnews24.com Bangladesh has not received the promised aid from donors, despite making progress in several fields, a recent report on achieving the UN Millennium Development Goals (MDGs) has said. The report – … Continue reading

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BANGLADESH’S APEX GROUP EMERGES AS SHOEMAKER TO THE WORLD

BANGLADESH’S APEX GROUP EMERGES AS SHOEMAKER TO THE WORLD NAAZNEEN KARMALI To see a different face of Bangladesh manufacturing, a country that has earned notoriety with its ready-made garment plants, one drives 25 miles north of Dhaka city to Gazipur … Continue reading

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DIVERSIFY OUR EXPORT BASKET

DIVERSIFY OUR EXPORT BASKET Tribune Editorial Bangladesh needs to look beyond the West for potential markets.. We are glad to see experts at a seminar urging Bangladesh to diversify its exports – in terms of products as well as markets … Continue reading

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PRESSURE GROUPS AND OUR GARMENTS SECTOR

PRESSURE GROUPS AND OUR GARMENTS SECTOR An influential US Senator threatened sometime ago that ‘Western buyers will not buy clothes stained with the blood of Bangladeshi workers.’ Reports also appeared to the effect that the US government would not reinstate … Continue reading

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BANGLADESH ROLE MODEL IN MANY FIELDS

BANGLADESH ROLE MODEL IN MANY FIELDS NEWSDESK Susana Malcorra, United Nations Chef de Cabinet to the Executive Office, said Bangladesh made major strides especially in the economic development, empowerment of women, poverty alleviation, even in global peace keeping. The impressive … Continue reading

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BANGLADESH’S FOOD PRODUCTION IS A GLOBAL ROLE MODEL

BANGLADESH’S FOOD PRODUCTION IS A GLOBAL ROLE MODEL Shahriar Sharif Despite shrinking arable land from overwhelming population pressure, the country has achieved remarkable progress in food production. Defying predictions of looming disaster due to soaring population growth, Bangladesh has made … Continue reading

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SILK ROAD REVIVAL WILL BOOST TRADE AMONG NATIONS

SILK ROAD REVIVAL WILL BOOST TRADE AMONG NATIONS : MINTU China’s initiatives of reviving the ancient Silk Road through a network of roads and maritime linkages will bolster trade and cultural ties among the Bay of Bengal littorals and over … Continue reading

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WILL THE BETTER GLOBAL INDICES PUSH OUR ECONOMY AHEAD?

WILL THE BETTER GLOBAL INDICES PUSH OUR ECONOMY AHEAD? M. Aminul Islam Akanda Bangladesh erased its negative branding of Kissinger’s bottomless basket case in the 2000s. The economy attained an average growth rate of 6.3% in the early 2010 from … Continue reading

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BANGLADESH ACHEVING MDG’s UTILIZING OWN RESOURCES : REPORT

BANGLADESH ACHEVING MDG’s UTILIZING OWN RESOURCES : REPORT HISHAM BIN MUSTAFA Bangladesh has made remarkable progress in fulfilling Millennium Developed Goal (MDG) targets, mostly utilising its own fund amid resource constraints though the job required much foreign aid, according to … Continue reading

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JAPAN WANTS TO COME IN A BIGGER WAY : SPOKESMAN

JAPAN WANTS TO COME IN A BIGGER WAY : SPOKESMAN Tribune Online Report Japan wants to come to Bangladesh with greater engagement in economic sector, a top spokesman of the Japanese government has said. Kenko Sone, the spokesman for the … Continue reading

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WAS ABE’S DHAKA VISIT A STRATEGIC GAME CHANGER ?

WAS ABE’S DHAKA VISIT A STRATEGIC GAME CHANGER ? ASHFAQUR RAHMAN In a few hours Prime Minister Shinzo Abe of Japan leaves our shores to fly to his next destination, Sri Lanka. In the past twenty hours in Dhaka, he … Continue reading

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NO EXISTENCE OF AL- QAEDA IN BANGLADESH: SHAHRIAR

NO EXISTENCE OF AL- QAEDA IN BANGLADESH: SHAHRIAR State minister for foreign affairs Shahriar Alam on Sunday ruled out the possibility of the existence of international terrorist outfit al-Qaeda in the country. He, however, observed that the much-talked about al-Qaeda’s … Continue reading

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BANGLADESH SCRAMBLES TO CONFRONT AL- QAEDA THREAT

BANGLADESH SCRAMBLES TO CONFRONT AL- QAEDA THREAT Bangladesh has ordered a fresh probe if any local militant outfits have links with al-Qaeda while intelligence agencies brace to confront the latest threat from the group after it established a South Asian … Continue reading

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JAPAN PM TRAVELS TO BANGLADESH, SRI LANKA TO OFFSET CHINA INFLUENCE

JAPAN PM TRAVELS TO BANGLADESH, SRI LANKA TO OFFSET CHINA INFLUENCE Japan’s premier was due Saturday to arrive in Dhaka for a three-day visit to Bangladesh and Sri Lanka aimed at offsetting China’s mounting influence in South Asia. DHAKA: Japan’s … Continue reading

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BIG- B ‘CENTERPIECE’ OF JAPANESE COOPERATION : ABE

BIG- B ‘CENTERPIECE’ OF JAPANESE COOPERATION : ABE Nurul Islam Hasib,  bdnews24.com The Bay of Bengal Industrial Growth Belt (BIG-B) initiative is the “centrepiece” of Japanese cooperation in Bangladesh, Prime Minister Shinzo Abe has said. In his first speech during … Continue reading

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NEW DIMENSION IN DHAKA – TOKYO TIES

NEW DIMENSION IN DHAKA – TOKYO TIES SHEIKH SHAHRIAR ZAMAN Bay of Bengal growth belt at the centre of development strategy for the region. Bangladesh and Japan aim to widen their relationship, centred on the Bay of Bengal Industrial Growth … Continue reading

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STAY TRUSTED, ACTIVE PARTNER : HASINA

STAY TRUSTED, ACTIVE PARTNER : HASINA Prime Minister Sheikh Hasina yesterday hoped Japan will remain Bangladesh’s trusted and active partner in its journey towards becoming a developed nation by 2041. “Our long-term aspiration is to make Bangladesh a developed nation … Continue reading

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OPPORTUNITIES THAT BANGLADESH OFFERS FOR FURTHER JAPANESE INVESTMENT

OPPORTUNITIES THAT BANGLADESH OFFERS FOR FURTHER JAPANESE INVESTMENT Bangladesh Bank Governor Atiur Rahman delivered a welcome address at Japan-Bangladesh Business Forum at Sonargaon Hotel in the capital yesterday. The event drew together government and business leaders of Japan and Bangladesh … Continue reading

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