Daily Archives: February 9, 2015

RISE OF YOUTH

RISE OF YOUTH Staff Correspondent UNFPA asks Bangladesh, other developing nations to invest heavily on young people to build a better future It is time for the youth in Bangladesh and beyond. The young population across the globe has reached … Continue reading

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CAN BANGLADESH REAP THE DEMOGRAPHIC DIVIDENDS ?

CAN BANGLADESH REAP THE DEMOGRAPHIC DIVIDENDS ? ENAYET RASUL BHUIYAN Ten years ago, India’s growing masses — when that country’s population officially crossed one billion— were still considered a liability by many. Providing basic needs for all seemed to be … Continue reading

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2014: THE YEAR IN REVIEW

2014: THE YEAR IN REVIEW Editorial Desk Introduction Despite the setbacks and shocks in the RMG sector over the last couple of years it continued to hold on to its position of second largest exporter of ready made garments. RMG … Continue reading

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IPCS FORECAST: BANGLADESH IN 2015

IPCS FORECAST: BANGLADESH IN 2015 Delwar Hossain This edition of the IPCS Column, ‘Dhaka Discourse’, is the precis of a larger document titled ‘Bangladesh in 2015’, published under the IPCS Forecast 2015 series. Contrary to its violent beginning and potential … Continue reading

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BANGLADESH AND THE EVOLVING BALANCE OF POWER IN THE INDIAN OCEAN

BANGLADESH AND THE EVOLVING BALANCE OF POWER IN THE INDIAN OCEAN Sarwar Jahan Chowdhury Notwithstanding the end of Cold War, naval power still tends to be a reckonable factor in the maritime geo-strategic domain. Naval power renders two vital advantages, … Continue reading

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US NAVAL INTEREST IN BANGLADESH

US NAVAL INTEREST IN BANGLADESH Sifat Uddin US secretary of Navy Ray Mabus paid a ‘silent’ but significant visit to Dhaka. There are two aspects regarding the media attention to this news — one, this visit got less attention than … Continue reading

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CHINA PRIORITISES 5 SECTORS FOR INVESTMENT IN BANGLADESH

CHINA PRIORITISES 5 SECTORS FOR INVESTMENT IN BANGLADESH Star Online Report China has identified five priority sectors — commerce, agriculture, industry, energy, and infrastructure — for its investment and support to Bangladesh and committed to stand beside the country during … Continue reading

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