Daily Archives: December 14, 2014

LAND BOUNDARY SETTLEMENT : MODI BITES THE BULLET

LAND BOUNDARY SETTLEMENT : MODI BITES THE BULLET C Raja Mohan In telling the BJP workers in Assam that India will go ahead with the ratification of the land boundary agreement with Bangladesh, Prime Minister Narendra Modi has put the … Continue reading

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BILATERAL RELATIONS LOOKING UP

BILATERAL RELATIONS LOOKING UP Breakthrough in Malaysian labour market.. AT a press briefing at Gono Bhaban yesterday, Prime Minister Sheikh Hasina, among other issues, told journalists that her recent trip to Malaysia aimed to infuse dynamism into the existing bilateral … Continue reading

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MALAYSIA VISIT SUCCESSFUL, MANPOWER EXPORT WILL INCREASE

MALAYSIA VISIT SUCCESSFUL, MANPOWER EXPORT WILL INCREASE Prime Minister Sheikh Hasina has said her three-day Malaysia visit has been “very successful and effective”. She said it would have a long-term impact on boosting manpower export to Malaysia, one of Bangladesh’s … Continue reading

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PROTON TO SET UP CAR PLANT IN BANGLADESH – REPORTS

PROTON TO SET UP CAR PLANT IN BANGLADESH – REPORTS Proton is planning to set up a car plant in Bangladesh “soon” according to reports by the Bangladeshi media. This was revealed after Proton chairman Tun Dr Mahathir Mohamad met … Continue reading

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PROTON TO OPEN PLANT IN BANGLADESH, SAYS ITS CHAIRMAN DR. MAHATHIR

PROTON TO OPEN PLANT IN BANGLADESH, SAYS ITS CHAIRMAN DR. MAHATHIR Reported by: UNB Kuala Lumpur, Dec 2 (UNB) – Former Malaysian Prime Minister and Chairman of Malaysian car manufacturer Proton Holdings Berhad Dr Mahathir Mohamad on Tuesday said Proton … Continue reading

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TARGET FREE TRADE DEAL

TARGET FREE TRADE DEAL Bangladesh, Malaysia agree to start negotiations for it, cut trade gap as Hasina holds official talks with Malaysian PM Bangladesh and Malaysia yesterday agreed to boost bilateral trade, cut trade gap and start negotiations on a … Continue reading

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DHAKA, KUALA LUMPUR SIGN FOUR DEALS

DHAKA, KUALA LUMPUR SIGN FOUR DEALSBangladesh and Malaysia on Wednesday signed four deals in the fields of manpower export, tourism, art, culture and heritage for further strengthening the ties between the two brotherly nations. The deals were an agreement on … Continue reading

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PRIME MINISTER SHEIKH HASINA’S VISIT TO MALAYSIA : DYNAMIC BILATERAL TIES

PRIME MINISTER SHEIKH HASINA’S VISIT TO MALAYSIA : DYNAMIC BILATERAL TIES Prime Minister Sheikh Hasina has recently paid a three day official trip to Malaysia with an aim to infuse dynamism into the existing bilateral relations between the two countries. … Continue reading

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IS THERE A BANGLADESH SURPRISE?

IS THERE A BANGLADESH SURPRISE? Niaz Asadullah and Antonio Savoia BANGLADESH’S economy has recorded remarkable economic performance in the new millennium, though its per capita income has remained low. Even more spectacular has been the steady improvement in its levels … Continue reading

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BANGLADESH’S ‘MYSTIC MINSTRELS’

BANGLADESH’S ‘MYSTIC MINSTRELS’ Shafiqul Alam  /  AFP, Chheuria, Bangladesh Despite daily attacks, the country’s minstrels, known as Bauls are becoming more popular among those seeking peace and salvation After giving up all worldly possessions, they wander the Bangladesh countryside dressed … Continue reading

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BANGLADESH DOING WELL IN TACKLING INEQUALITY: WB

BANGLADESH DOING WELL IN TACKLING INEQUALITY: WB Chief Economics Correspondent,  bdnews24.com Bangladesh is in a relatively good position among the South Asian countries in tackling inequality in distribution of income and expenditure, says a World Bank report. According to the … Continue reading

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OBAIDUL QUADER: A STATESMAN IN OFFING IN ASIAN PERSPECTIVE

OBAIDUL QUADER: A STATESMAN IN OFFING IN ASIAN PERSPECTIVE Dr. Sinha M. A. Sayeed For many reasons unfolding reality is that Asia has what’s more become a fertile soil to produce promising leaders and statesmen who should rather be called … Continue reading

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BANGLADESH ONE OF THE MOST VITAL PARTNERS OF KOREA: LEE YUN-YOUNG

BANGLADESH ONE OF THE MOST VITAL PARTNERS OF KOREA: LEE YUN-YOUNG Senior Correspondent,  bdnews24.com Bangladesh is one of the “most vital” partners of Korea in this region, Ambassador Lee Yun-young has said. He said Seoul was focused on increasing bilateral … Continue reading

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BANGLADESH-CERN COOPERATION

BANGLADESH-CERN COOPERATION Senior Correspondent,  bdnews24.com Bangladesh has signed an agreement for cooperation with the European Organization for Nuclear Research, CERN. This will benefit universities, researchers and professionals. Bangladesh Permanent Representative in Geneva M Shameem Ahsan signed the “instrument of cooperation” … Continue reading

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BANGLADESH INKS DEAL WITH CERN TO BOOST SCIENCE, TECHNOLOGY

BANGLADESH INKS DEAL WITH CERN TO BOOST SCIENCE, TECHNOLOGY Star Online Report Bangladesh has moved one major step closer towards the advanced science and technology through signing an international co-operation agreement with CERN, the European organisation for nuclear research, in … Continue reading

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BANGLADESH FARES WELL IN FIGHTING FOOD SECURITY

BANGLADESH FARES WELL IN FIGHTING FOOD SECURITY Sohel Parvez Researcher at the Institute of Development Studies of the UK says memory of 1974-famine acts as a powerful driver. Bangladesh handled the recent global food price spike and its effects quite … Continue reading

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ARE THEY HIRED INTELLECTUALS FOR WESTERN PROPAGANDA?

ARE THEY HIRED INTELLECTUALS FOR WESTERN PROPAGANDA? ABDUL GAFFAR CHOUDHURY Recently I read a book titled Why I am not a Muslim written by Ibn Warraq, one among the many recent books written by some Muslim intellectuals. This is his … Continue reading

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SUBMARINE GAME: HOW CHINA IS USING UNDERSEA VESSELS TO PROJECT POWER IN INDIA’S NEIGHBOURHOOD

CHINA’S SUBMARINE NOOSE AROUND INDIA SUBMARINE GAME: HOW CHINA IS USING UNDERSEA VESSELS TO PROJECT POWER IN INDIA’S NEIGHBOURHOOD Sandeep Unnithan Four decades after the 1971 India-Pakistan war, India’s intelligence agencies are once again scanning a stretch of coastline in … Continue reading

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THE BAY OF BENGAL: A NEW LOCUS FOR STRATEGIC COMPETITION IN ASIA

THE BAY OF BENGAL: A NEW LOCUS FOR STRATEGIC COMPETITION IN ASIA David Brewster Bay of BengalIt is possible that the Bay of Bengal may soon be joining the South China Sea as a major locus of competition between China … Continue reading

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INDIA, CHINA AND THE USA

INDIA, CHINA AND THE USA Ataur Rahman This paper brings out the evolving complexity of relations among China, India and the United States. It highlights how a number strategic initiatives undertaken by China, like investing in a deep seaport in … Continue reading

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