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  • How climate change could be causing miscarriages in Bangladesh
  • Bangladesh coach defends hostile pitch
  • Memory of Pope Francis' visit to Myanmar and Bangladesh
  • Bangladesh election: will Sheikh Hasina's China-India balancing act ...
  • Bangladesh: Shahidul Alam is back, free speech is not

    Finance


  • The gap between myth and reality in election finance
  • Bangladesh, WB sign $300m financing deal
  • Digital Financial Inclusion Conference 2018: 'All financial institutions ...
  • Scams, failures skipped, dev highlighted
  • TIB seeks transparency in managing climate finance

    Celebrities


  • Dolce&Gabbana fiasco shows importance, risks of China market
  • Celebrities to join election campaign for 'boat'
  • Election-craze in Bangladesh and the curious case of Hero Alom
  • Bangladesh ready to return Rohingya, who say they'll refuse
  • Bangladesh elections: Advantage ruling party

    Culture


  • Rock 'N' Roll Is Dying in Bangladesh
  • Bangladesh need 'heroes' to develop fielding culture - Ryan Cook
  • Bangladesh saves its favourite fish
  • Koreas bid for UNESCO recognition of traditional wrestling
  • Bangladesh's Minister of Cultural Affairs: imprisonment of ...

    Criminal


  • Bangladesh less affected by organised crime in South Asia
  • Anne Main and Rushanara Ali: Stop the unsafe return of Rohingya ...
  • 'Criminal' shot dead in Khulna
  • Internal conflicts at Rohingya camps boosting crime rate
  • EC secretary: Naya Paltan clash a criminal offence

    Religion


  • Rock 'N' Roll Is Dying in Bangladesh
  • Falling in love with Christ in Bangladesh: the story of Anjoli
  • Sheikh Hasina: Whoever insults Islam will be punished according to ...
  • Bangladesh elections sees highest number ever of Christian ...
  • A Joint Message from Ambassadors For Change in Bangladesh

    Politics


  • Sudan envoy pays farewell call on President
  • Mashrafe receives AL nomination to contest election
  • Asian schools indoor rowing championship progressing well ...
  • President, PM pay tribute to martyrs on Armed Forces Day
  • Bangladesh: Shahidul Alam is back, free speech is not
  • President signs 10 bills into law
  • Bangladesh election: will Sheikh Hasina's China-India balancing act ...
  • Former Bangladesh prime minister Khaleda Zia challenges seven ...
  • Bangladesh: Shahidul Alam is back, free speech is not
  • Bangladesh PM to have unprecedented talks with opposition before ...
  • Bangladesh Prime Minister Sheikh Hasina to seek re-election Dec 23
  • Bangladesh election: will Sheikh Hasina's China-India balancing act ...
  • Forex reserves hit 450% growth in a decade
  • Rock 'N' Roll Is Dying in Bangladesh
  • Balancing economic growth and clean environment
  • 'Bangladesh won't become developed by 2041 sans 9% growth'
  • Kazakhstan invites Bangladeshi businesses to cash in on its ...
  • Blue economy: EU invites Bangladesh to take benefit from 'Horizon ...
  • Forex reserves hit 450% growth in a decade
  • Bangladesh election: will Sheikh Hasina's China-India balancing act ...
  • Why isn't private investment growing faster?
  • The Ramaphosa factor behind S&P's reprieve
  • Raise investment-GDP ratio to improve economic status
  • More reserves, fewer reservations
  • Forex reserves hit 450% growth in a decade
  • Bangladesh election: will Sheikh Hasina's China-India balancing act ...
  • Why isn't private investment growing faster?
  • Bangladesh election: will Sheikh Hasina's China-India balancing act ...
  • Deadliest year for dengue fever in Bangladesh as cases explode in ...
  • Rock 'N' Roll Is Dying in Bangladesh
  • Deadliest year yet for dengue fever in Bangladesh as cases explode ...
  • Blue economy: EU invites Bangladesh to take benefit from 'Horizon ...
  • Is there enough water?
  • Forex reserves hit 450% growth in a decade
  • Markets in the US, EU: Bangladesh's denim exports see healthy ...
  • German Business Confidence Worsens as Drag From Exports Persists
  • Bangladesh election: will Sheikh Hasina's China-India balancing act ...
  • Born in war, Bangladesh's rock 'n' roll is dying
  • Bangladesh export earnings to India see 142% growth
  • Revenue collection plunges in Nelson Mandela Bay to worst level in ...
  • UK to start taxing big internet companies
  • Some much needed reforms
  • National Assembly adopts financing bill despite fierce opposition
  • Reluctant finance committee insists on review of effects of VAT hike ...
  • NBR reviews RMG exporters' proposal to cut source tax
  • POLITICAL WEEK AHEAD: Jacob Zuma's arms deal court challenge ...
  • Financing power growth
  • Cautionary stance on hard loans
  • Mega projects need expert management
  • चीन ने तैयार किया बांग्‍लादेश की बर्बादी का ...
  • Respect Pakistan's sovereignty and legitimate security concerns ...
  • Prof. Rehman Sobhan
  • Number of Indians seeking US asylum rising

    Bangladesh Leaders


    President


  • Mashrafe receives AL nomination to contest election
  • Bangladesh: Shahidul Alam is back, free speech is not
  • Sudan envoy pays farewell call on President

    Speaker of Parliament


  • South Asia Weekly Report | Volume XI; Issue 47
  • Swedish Speaker Will Nominate Lofven for Prime Minister
  • WINA EXPECTED IN THAILAND

    Prime Minister


  • Bangladesh election: will Sheikh Hasina's China-India balancing act ...
  • PM: Premiership a scope to serve people
  • Bangladesh: Shahidul Alam is back, free speech is not

    Deputy Prime Minister


  • European markets start off the week on a positive note
  • Awami League nominates Mashrafe to run for office from Narail 2 ...
  • Bangladesh Mission in Delhi, Islamabad observe Armed Forces Day

    Minister of Economy


  • Bangladesh election: will Sheikh Hasina's China-India balancing act ...
  • Breakthrough in blue economy soon, says foreign minister
  • Rock 'N' Roll Is Dying in Bangladesh

    Minister of Agriculture


  • Cooperatives can help remove curse of poverty: PM
  • Bangladesh saves its favourite fish
  • Awami League nominates Mashrafe to run for office from Narail 2 ...

    Minister of Culture


  • Bangladesh's Minister of Cultural Affairs: imprisonment of ...
  • Rock 'N' Roll Is Dying in Bangladesh
  • Bangladesh saves its favourite fish

    Minister of Defense


  • Netanyahu takes on defense post amid call for early polls
  • PM inaugurates newly-constructed Toshakhana Museum
  • The Death of Democracy in Bangladesh

    Minister of Education


  • Bangladesh election: will Sheikh Hasina's China-India balancing act ...
  • 16 Days of Activism Campaign kicks off with Solution Fair
  • Bangladesh Scraps Rohingya Repatriation Plan After No One Wants ...

    Minister of Energy


  • Breakthrough in blue economy soon, says foreign minister
  • India partnering Bangladesh to keep eye on Islamist party Jamaat-e ...
  • Businesses voice concerns about impending gas price hike

    Minister of Finance


  • Scams, failures skipped, dev highlighted
  • Sexual harassment: Installing CCTV cameras in public transport ...
  • Des van Rooyen was preoccupied with 'authority' as finance minister ...

    Minister of Foreign Affairs


  • AH Mahmood Ali: Bangladesh can expect blue economy breakthrough
  • EC takes initiative to include foreign observers
  • Mashrafe receives AL nomination to contest election

    Minister of Internal Affairs


  • 'Communal' Jamaat-e-Islami not an internal issue of Bangladesh ...
  • Ramaphosa looks to the future and economic growth with reshuffle
  • Quader: BNP's internal conflict cause of Abu Bakkar's murder

    Minister of Justice


  • Bangladesh election: will Sheikh Hasina's China-India balancing act ...
  • Mogoeng Mogoeng warns John Hlophe's misconduct matter will ...
  • Bangladeshi Photographer Shahidul Alam Has Been Released ...

    Minister of Health


  • Bangladesh election: will Sheikh Hasina's China-India balancing act ...
  • Blue economy: EU invites Bangladesh to take benefit from 'Horizon ...
  • Health for All Now!” – Fourth People's Health Assembly Begins in ...

    Minister of Infrastructure


  • Bangladesh election: will Sheikh Hasina's China-India balancing act ...
  • Asia LNG infrastructure boom hits snag as Bangladesh shelves ...
  • Support for Bangladesh's dev, infrastructure projects to continue ...

    Minister of Sports


  • Mashrafe receives AL nomination to contest election
  • Asian schools indoor rowing championship progressing well ...
  • Bangladesh's cricketer Mashrafe justify move to politics

    Director of State Security Service


  • Russia fires on Ukrainian vessels in Black Sea; 2 wounded
  • US Ambassador-designate Miller in city
  • Russian spy agency head dies, reportedly after a long illness

    Chairman National Bank


  • Women footballers to get salaries from Jan
  • Gov't stepping up fight against dirty money
  • Awami League chooses new faces for upcoming election

    Permanent Representative to the UN


  • UN adopts resolution on HR situation in Myanmar
  • 'Bangladesh is held in high esteem'
  • Accountability crucial for voluntary return of Rohingyas, says ...

    Presidents Chief of Staff


  • President, PM pay tribute to martyrs on Armed Forces Day
  • Facebook's Sheryl Sandberg Is Tainted by Crisis After Crisis
  • Armed Forces Day observed

    Chairman of Supreme Court


  • AL takes up Tarique's teleconference issue with EC
  • Zia Charitable Trust Graft Case: Khaleda jailed for 7 years
  • Bangladesh Pushes Back Election Date

    Opposition


  • Bangladesh: Opposition faces crackdown ahead of polls
  • Bangladesh opposition to challenge Hasina in election
  • Bangladesh police detain scores of opposition supporters after ...

    Economic News and Data


    GDP

  • Raise investment-GDP ratio to improve economic status
  • Bangladesh to become biggest mover in global GDP in 2030: ICCB
  • Where Will Global GDP Growth Come From in the Next Five Years?
  • LOOK EAST PLEASE: Pointers on Bangladesh polls
  • Why isn't private investment growing faster?
  • 'Bangladesh won't become developed by 2041 sans 9% growth'
  • Efforts falter on slow reforms
  • Improve ease of doing business to attract more FDI
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    Investment

  • Forex reserves hit 450% growth in a decade
  • Bangladesh election: will Sheikh Hasina's China-India balancing act ...
  • Why isn't private investment growing faster?
  • The Ramaphosa factor behind S&P's reprieve
  • Raise investment-GDP ratio to improve economic status
  • More reserves, fewer reservations
  • Forex reserves hit 450% growth in a decade
  • Bangladesh election: will Sheikh Hasina's China-India balancing act ...
  • Why isn't private investment growing faster?
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    Demographics

  • Bangladesh election: will Sheikh Hasina's China-India balancing act ...
  • Deadliest year for dengue fever in Bangladesh as cases explode in ...
  • Rock 'N' Roll Is Dying in Bangladesh
  • Born in war, Bangladesh's rock 'n' roll is dying
  • Deadliest year yet for dengue fever in Bangladesh as cases explode ...
  • Blue economy: EU invites Bangladesh to take benefit from 'Horizon ...
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    Export/Import

  • Forex reserves hit 450% growth in a decade
  • Markets in the US, EU: Bangladesh's denim exports see healthy ...
  • German Business Confidence Worsens as Drag From Exports Persists
  • Bangladesh election: will Sheikh Hasina's China-India balancing act ...
  • Born in war, Bangladesh's rock 'n' roll is dying
  • Bangladesh export earnings to India see 142% growth
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    Public Spending

  • Revenue collection plunges in Nelson Mandela Bay to worst level in ...
  • UK to start taxing big internet companies
  • Some much needed reforms
  • National Assembly adopts financing bill despite fierce opposition
  • Reluctant finance committee insists on review of effects of VAT hike ...
  • NBR reviews RMG exporters' proposal to cut source tax
  • POLITICAL WEEK AHEAD: Jacob Zuma's arms deal court challenge ...
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    Public Debt

  • Financing power growth
  • Cautionary stance on hard loans
  • Mega projects need expert management
  • चीन ने तैयार किया बांग्‍लादेश की बर्बादी का ...
  • Respect Pakistan's sovereignty and legitimate security concerns ...
  • Prof. Rehman Sobhan
  • Number of Indians seeking US asylum rising
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