Bangladesh business

3rd Nepal-Bangladesh Business Forum starts Thursday

The forum aims to promote and strengthen bilateral cooperation between Nepal and Bangladesh The third edition of the Nepal-Bangladesh Business Forum (NBBF) is scheduled to begin Thursday in Kathmandu. The NBBF aims to promote and strengthen bilateral cooperation between Nepal and Bangladesh, two members of the South Asian Association for Regional Cooperation (Saarc). This year’s […]

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Bangladesh: Food Aid Fact Sheet – May 15, 2018 – Bangladesh

Attacks by armed actors on Burmese security posts in August 2017 and subsequent military operations in Rakhine State, home to the majority of Rohingya Muslims in Burma, sparked a major humanitarian crisis in neighboring Bangladesh. Violence in Burma forced nearly 700,000 Rohingya refugees to flee to southeastern Bangladesh, joining more than 212,000 Rohingya living in […]

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LightCastle Partners ranks Bangladesh Business Confidence Index

According to a recent study by LightCastle Partners, a leading consulting firm, the Bangladesh Business Confidence Index (BCI) is 39 on a scale of 100, which implies between low and moderate. Ivdad Ahmed Khan Mojlish, Zahedul Amin & Sazzad Hossain Fri Sep 30, 2016 12:00 AM the LightCastle management team with Mamun Rashid, Managing Partner, […]

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Indonesia plans to export LNG to Pakistan and Bangladesh – Business

News Office (The Jakarta Post) Jakarta ● Thursday, January 18, 2018 2018-01-18 15:28 1352 2c798a31c212039f000dc5df9c19be19 4 Business Export of LNG, Pakistan, Bangladesh To free Deputy Minister of Energy and Mineral Resources Arcandra Tahar said Indonesia plans to export liquefied natural gas (LNG) to two South Asian countries – Pakistan and Bangladesh – with trade values […]

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Bangladesh: Population Movement – Revised Emergency Appeal # MDRBD018 – Revision # 3 – Bangladesh

This revised emergency appeal requests 33,516,6271 Swiss francs – instead of 12,763,504 Swiss francs – to enable the International Federation of Red Cross and Red Crescent Societies (IFRC) to assist the Crescent Society. -Bangladesh Red (BDRCS) to provide assistance and support to a total of 200,000 people. This revised emergency appeal results in a funding […]

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Kenya pays factory workers twice as much as rival Bangladesh

Economy Kenya pays factory workers twice as much as rival Bangladesh Tuesday, October 17, 2017 Workers in a factory based in Thika. PHOTO | Marie Wambui By NEVILLE OTUKIMore from this author Summary The US-based Center for Global Development estimates the annual salary per worker in Kenyan industries at $ 2,118 (Sh218,154), which works out […]

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Bangladesh: Food Aid Fact Sheet – August 11, 2017 – Bangladesh

More than 31 percent of Bangladeshis live below the national poverty line, according to the United Nations World Food Program (WFP). Frequent natural disasters, including floods and cyclones, compound the problems caused by the high national poverty rate. In addition to natural disasters, the most socially vulnerable Bangladeshis historically lack access to health and hygiene […]

Bangladesh population

The people of Bangladesh are her asset, not a burden: Hasina

She believes, however, that the education system needs a major overhaul. “The increase in population is not a matter of concern. But many are sounding the alarm about the increase in the population, ”she said Thursday. “If we can give them an education, strengthen them with appropriate training, this workforce will be our greatest asset”, […]