Category Archives: DECENTRALIZATION

SHEIKH HASINA: REFLECTIONS OF A CITIZEN

SHEIKH HASINA: REFLECTIONS OF A CITIZEN SYED BADRUL AHSAN The first time many of us came to know of Sheikh Hasina was on the day after Bangabandhu Sheikh Mujibur Rahman was freed from the Agartala Case and was released, along … Continue reading

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BANGLADESH AN ‘EMERGING ASIAN TIGER’: EGYPTIAN ENVOY

BANGLADESH AN ‘EMERGING ASIAN TIGER’: EGYPTIAN ENVOY Outgoing Egyptian Ambassador to Bangladesh Mahmud Ezzat has said Bangladesh is emerging as an ‘Asian Tiger’ as it has achieved stunning success in its socio-economic grounds recently. “Bangladesh is as an ‘Asian Tiger’ … Continue reading

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REPORT: BANGLADESH TO OVERTAKE MALAYSIA BY 2050

REPORT: BANGLADESH TO OVERTAKE MALAYSIA BY 2050 Bangladesh has the potential to be among the fastest growing economies in coming years, which will help it take 28th place among the world’s most powerful economies by 2030. The country will benefit … Continue reading

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BANGLADESH ECONOMY GROWING FAST

BANGLADESH ECONOMY GROWING FAST MASIHUL HUQ CHOWDHURY Bangladesh is ranked among the top ten fastest growing economies in the World in 2016 as per the report published by International Monetary Fund (IMF). The GDP growth was recorded at 6.5 percent … Continue reading

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INVESTING IN ONE OF THE WORLD’S MOST CHAOTIC – AND FASTEST-GROWING – ECONOMIES

INVESTING IN ONE OF THE WORLD’S MOST CHAOTIC – AND FASTEST-GROWING – ECONOMIES I travel all over the world in search of investment opportunities for my International Capitalist subscribers. So last month, I went to Bangladesh. [REITS] Even though it’s … Continue reading

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RUSSIA IS VYING FOR ENERGY AND TELECOM DEALS IN BANGLADESH

RUSSIA IS VYING FOR ENERGY AND TELECOM DEALS IN BANGLADESH Divyansh Awasthi ENERGY SECTOR TIES Russia (ERUS) has been a close strategic partner of Bangladesh since the latter’s independence in 1971. However, it does not feature as a major trading … Continue reading

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BANGLADESH WILL BE AMONGST TOP 3 FASTEST GROWING ECONOMIES GLOBALLY THROUGH 2050

BANGLADESH WILL BE AMONGST TOP 3 FASTEST GROWING ECONOMIES GLOBALLY THROUGH 2050 Growing economic presence Bangladesh (FM) has been seeing its economic prowess grow. Its economic growth stood at 7.11% for fiscal year 2015-16 – higher than the 7.05% projected … Continue reading

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BANGLADESH 1971 TO 2018

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BANGLADESH BECOMING NEW ‘ASIAN TIGER’: REPORT

BANGLADESH BECOMING NEW ‘ASIAN TIGER’: REPORT Bangladesh is in a race for becoming a new ‘Asian Tiger’, according to a report run by Business Insider and posted on World Economic Forum web site. The report said when people talk about … Continue reading

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THE FIFTH ASIAN TIGER: CAN BANGLADESH BECOME THE LATEST ECONOMIC SUCCESS STORY?

THE FIFTH ASIAN TIGER: CAN BANGLADESH BECOME THE LATEST ECONOMIC SUCCESS STORY? YASHVARDHAN BARDOLOI A junior reporter takes a look at the history of Bangladesh, once known as East Pakistan, the rise of its economy, and how the country can … Continue reading

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THERE’S A NEW ‘ASIAN TIGER’

THERE’S A NEW ‘ASIAN TIGER’ JONATHAN GARBER When people talk about the “Asian Tigers,” they’re typically referring to Hong Kong, Singapore, South Korea and Taiwan. The four countries experienced rapid growth between the 1960s and 1990s. But now there’s another … Continue reading

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‘ASIAN TIGER’ BANGLADESH FEATURED IN WEF VIDEO

‘ASIAN TIGER’ BANGLADESH FEATURED IN WEF VIDEO The World Economic Forum (WEF) has featured Bangladesh in its new video as the new “Asian Tiger” for its top economical performances in Asia over the past few decades. The video was shared … Continue reading

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BANGLADESH RISES LIKE A PHOENIX AND IS NOW IN FOR ECONOMIC MIRACLES LIKE KOREA

BANGLADESH RISES LIKE A PHOENIX AND IS NOW IN FOR ECONOMIC MIRACLES LIKE KOREA By Lee Kyung-sik Publisher, The Korea Post media With Foreigh Relations Editors Min Byung-il and Park Young-ho The Korean guests, and the ambassadors and other international … Continue reading

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BORN IN CRISIS AND STILL SURVIVING

BORN IN CRISIS AND STILL SURVIVING The significance of Bangladesh government’s attitude towards the Rohingya problem is that it has been pragmatic – ABDUL GAFFAR CHOWDHURY – This year on 28th September Prime Minister Sheikh Hasina will be 70. I … Continue reading

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“HELP THE WORLD BECOME A BETTER PLACE:” SHEIKH HASINA SPEAKS AT COLUMBIA UNIVERSITY

“HELP THE WORLD BECOME A BETTER PLACE:” SHEIKH HASINA SPEAKS AT COLUMBIA UNIVERSITY “I am going to speak to you about a topic that is close to my heart: girls’ and women’s empowerment.” Thus opened “Girls Lead the Way,” a … Continue reading

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BANGLADESH’S PROGRESS ON THE MDG

BANGLADESH’S PROGRESS ON THE MDG Bangladesh has already met several targets of the MDGs like reducing poverty gap ratio, attaining gender parity at primary and secondary education, under-five mortality rate reduction, containing HIV infection with access to antiretroviral drugs, children … Continue reading

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THE PARADOX THAT BANGLADESH ISN’T

THE PARADOX THAT BANGLADESH ISN’T ZAHID HUSSAIN  Bangladesh lacks natural resources and good governance. It is beset by natural calamities. Corruption and self-destructive political non-cooperation are common. Yet Bangladesh’s GNI per capita more than tripled in the past two-and-a-half decades, … Continue reading

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DECENTRALISATION AT ITS WORST

DECENTRALISATION AT ITS WORST Administration follows the whims of ruling parties. This is the normal scenario. In this case the administrative regulations are rarely followed. The situation is particularly worse outside the capital. Sometimes the administration feels like an extension of … Continue reading

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FLOATING POPULATION IN DHAKA CITY

FLOATING POPULATION IN DHAKA CITY MD AMIN INRAHIM Any coordinated and big enough move taken to address the  problem of floating population in Dhaka city can be expected to create notable positive effects Dhaka city has a huge and bulging … Continue reading

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GOVERNMENT MUST ENGAGE IN DHAKA’S PLANNED REGENERATION

GOVERNMENT MUST ENGAGE IN DHAKA’S PLANNED REGENERATION ENAYET RASUL BHUIYAN Only years ago when someone drove past the five star Pan Pacific Sonargaon Hotel, he would see beside the hotel sights of indescribable filth and squalor of shanty dwellings. But … Continue reading

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