Category Archives: GLOBAL INDICATORS & BENCHMARK

BANGLADESH’S GDP PER PERSON IS NOW HIGHER THAN PAKISTAN’S

EAST OVERTAKES WEST BANGLADESH’S GDP PER PERSON IS NOW HIGHER THAN PAKISTAN’S WHEN Bangladesh won independence from Pakistan in 1971, it was much poorer than the country it left. Industry accounted for only 6-7% of its GDP, compared with over … Continue reading

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UN ADOPTS BANGLADESH’S RESOLUTION ON ‘CULTURE OF PEACE’

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BANGLADESH: MIRACLE OF THE EAST

BANGLADESH: MIRACLE OF THE EAST MUHAMMAD IMRAN, AMBASSADOR OF BANGLADESH TO THE UAE The country has remained resilient and continues on with its economic growth trajectory Ibn Battuta, a fourteenth century Moroccan traveller and scholar who visited Bengal in 1346 … Continue reading

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SHEIKH HASINA: RISE OF A REMARKABLE WORLD LEADER

SHEIKH HASINA: RISE OF A REMARKABLE WORLD LEADER MIR MOSHARREF HOSSAIN Today is the 71st birthday of Bangladesh Prime Minister Sheikh Hasina. She was born on September 28, 1947. Eldest daughter of the greatest Bengali of all times, Father of … Continue reading

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SHEIKH HASINA NEW STAR OF EAST

SHEIKH HASINA: NEW STAR OF EAST KHALEEJ TIMES: SHEIKH HASINA NEW STAR OF EAST A leading daily newspaper of the United Arab Emirates (UAE) on September 30 highly appreciated Bangladesh Prime Minister Sheikh Hasina for her humane approach in the … Continue reading

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SHEIKH HASINA – THE MODERN DAY JOAN OF ARC

BANGLADESH: SHEIKH HASINA – THE MODERN DAY JOAN OF ARC Sep 28, 2017 Sri Lanka Guardian Diplomacy, Essays, FeatureNo comments Sheikh Hasina would arrive at her 71st birthday on 28 September of 2017. The current Prime Minister of Bangladesh, in … Continue reading

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SHEIKH HASINA: HER ACCOMPLISHMENTS AS A WOMAN, A LEADER

SHEIKH HASINA: HER ACCOMPLISHMENTS AS A WOMAN, A LEADER Tribune Desk Prime Minister Sheikh Hasina’s becoming 10th among the Fortune magazine’s latest list of the World’s 50 Greatest Leaders is one of a dozen other awards and recognitions she has … Continue reading

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SHEIKH HASINA, HER POLITICAL INSIGHT AND BANGLADESH DEVELOPMENT

SHEIKH HASINA, HER POLITICAL INSIGHT AND BANGLADESH DEVELOPMENT – A K AZAD – Prime Minister Sheikh Hasina, the worthy daughter of the greatest Bangalee of all time Father of the Nation Bangabandhu Sheikh Mujibur Rahman, has inaugurated a brilliant chapter … Continue reading

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REFLECTIONS OF A CITIZEN

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 with his … Continue reading

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HASINA IS GREAT LEADER: BULGARIAN PRESIDENT

HASINA IS GREAT LEADER: BULGARIAN PRESIDENT News Desk | newsbangladesh.com Mentioning that a meaningful cooperation is possible with Bangladesh in many sectors, Bulgarian President Rosen Plevneliev has said both his country and Bangladesh could jointly explore prospects in the fields … Continue reading

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BANGLADESH CHAMPION OF ECONOMIC DEVELOPMENT AND WOMEN EMPOWERMENT: AUSTRALIA

BANGLADESH CHAMPION OF ECONOMIC DEVELOPMENT AND WOMEN EMPOWERMENT: AUSTRALIA NIRAPAD NEWS “You are the champion of economic development and women empowerment,” the Australian high commissioner said this when she paid a courtesy call on Prime Minister Sheikh Hasina at her … Continue reading

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BANGLADESH: SETTING A GLOBAL STANDARD IN ENDING POVERT

BANGLADESH: SETTING A GLOBAL STANDARD IN ENDING POVERTY There is a lot for Bangladesh to celebrate in the latest World Bank research on global poverty and inequality. The new report, entitled “Poverty and Shared Prosperity 2016: Taking on Inequality”, uses … Continue reading

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THE WORLD’S FIERCEST FEMALE LEADERS

THE WORLD’S FIERCEST FEMALE LEADERS Fortune has released its annual list of the World’s Greatest Leaders. This year, the list is record-breaking and stands out for a very special reason- nearly 50% of the spots (23 in total!) were awarded to … Continue reading

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VISIONARY LEADER SHEIKH HASINA UPLIFTS BANGLADESH TO A NEW HEIGHT

VISIONARY LEADER SHEIKH HASINA UPLIFTS BANGLADESH TO A NEW HEIGHT SYED SHUKUR ALI With sincere and relentless efforts of Prime Minister Sheikh Hasina, Bangladesh is now enjoying a positive acceptance throughout the world, earning prestigious global awards as marks of … Continue reading

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BANGLADESH’S HIDDEN STORY: A BOOMING ECONOMY

BANGLADESH’S HIDDEN STORY: A BOOMING ECONOMY SAJEEB WAZED A significant piece of news emerged from Bangladesh recently that received little notice outside the country. Last year for the first time, foreign direct investment from other countries into Bangladesh surpassed $2 … Continue reading

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BANGLADESH’S GROWTH STORY IMPRESSIVE

BANGLADESH’S GROWTH STORY IMPRESSIVE MD FAZLUR RAHMAN In conversation with The Daily Star, Standard Chartered CEO Bill Winters speaks on both local and global economies The brutal militant attack on the Holey Artisan Bakery that killed 17 foreign citizens suddenly … Continue reading

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THESE ARE THE ’10 EMERGING MARKETS OF THE FUTURE’

THESE ARE THE ’10 EMERGING MARKETS OF THE FUTURE’ CHLOE PFEIFFER A new report from BMI Research has identified the “10 emerging markets of the future” — the countries that are set to become new drivers of economic growth over … Continue reading

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BANGLADESH TOPS ‘EMERGING MARKETS OF THE FUTURE’

BANGLADESH TOPS ‘EMERGING MARKETS OF THE FUTURE‘ Sun Online Desk Latest research by major global rating agency identified Bangladesh as the toppers among leading ’10 emerging markets of the future’ — the countries that are set to become new drivers … Continue reading

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TOP EIGHT MOST PROMISING MARKETS OF 2016

TOP EIGHT MOST PROMISING MARKETS OF 2016 Atradius picks the top 8 markets for business opportunities in 2016. These emerging markets have been showing strong performances over the past three years and are expected to improve further in 2016. Economic … Continue reading

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BANGLADESH AMONG 10 COUNTRIES SET TO BECOME NEW DRIVERS OF GLOBAL GROWTH

BANGLADESH AMONG 10 COUNTRIES SET TO BECOME NEW DRIVERS OF GLOBAL GROWTH KAYES SOHEL Bangladesh’s export-oriented industrial sector already accounts for more than a quarter of GDP and will continue to develop as a global manufacturing hub in the coming … Continue reading

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