Bangladesh population

China: China plans to use the population of Bangladesh to conduct phase III vaccine trials against Covid-19

New Delhi: China, in a surprising gesture, plans to use the population of Bangladesh as a “guinea pig” to conduct phase III trials of its Covid vaccine. Well-known Chinese companies Sinopharm and National Biotec are considering the possibility of human trials being conducted on 40,000 people with the help of the Chinese Communist Party, ET […]

Bangladesh business

Bangladeshi business magnate Latifur Rahman dies

Latifur Rahman The country’s renowned businessman and industrialist Latifur Rahman died Wednesday in his village home in Chauddagram in Cumilla. He was the founding director of Mediaworld, the company that owns the English newspaper The Daily Star, and chairman of Mediastar, the company that owns the Bangladeshi daily Prothom Alo. Latifur, chairman of business conglomerate […]