• Thursday, Nov 15, 2018
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World Bank, Canada to provide $25m grant...

$150 million loan for Bangladesh’s forest...

Business

Mon, Nov 5 2018

As part of the project, around 2,000 teachers and instructors will be recruited

WB to provide $175m to Bangladesh for...

WB to provide $175m to Bangladesh for...

Development

Mon, Nov 5 2018

The World Bank will also provide an additional $25m for the education of Rohingya children and...

Bangladesh, WB sign $300m financing...

Bangladesh, WB sign $300m financing...

Development

Sun, Oct 28 2018

About 6.5m poor, vulnerable people to benefit, says WB

World Bank approves $425m to improve...

World Bank approves $425m to improve...

Nation

Fri, Oct 26 2018

In addition to creating job opportunities for locals, the program will also generate employment for about...

WB to provide $240 mn to improve Coastal...

WB to provide $240 mn to improve Coastal...

Business

Thu, Oct 25 2018

World Bank financing will aim to expand coastal and marine fisheries with the goal of further increasing...

World Bank offers disaster-hit Indonesia...

World Bank offers disaster-hit Indonesia...

World

Sun, Oct 14 2018

A 7.5-magnitude quake and a resulting tsunami tore through Palu city on Sulawesi island on September...

World Bank: 41% of the country’s ‘improved’...

World Bank: 41% of the country’s ‘improved’...

Health & Wellness

Fri, Oct 12 2018

According to the report, the water quality of Bangladesh is poor even though 98% of people have access...

World Bank launches 'human capital'...

World Bank launches 'human capital'...

World

Thu, Oct 11 2018

The bank’s “Human Capital Index,” showed poor African countries fared the worst in...

WB to provide $515m to develop fisheries,...

WB to provide $515m to develop fisheries,...

Development

Sat, Oct 6 2018

The $515 million projects include help for the Cox’s Bazar local community hosting Rohingyas

Bangladesh on the up

Bangladesh on the up

Editorial

Wed, Oct 3 2018

Removing institutional barriers to doing business would free up the private sector

WB for action plan to fix ailing banking...

WB for action plan to fix ailing banking...

Business

Tue, Oct 2 2018

For the first time since FY2011, Bangladesh faces a deficit in the overall balance of payments, putting...

FY19: World Bank projects 7% growth...

FY19: World Bank projects 7% growth...

Economy

Tue, Oct 2 2018

The projection comes from the World Bank’s, ‘Bangladesh Development Update: Powering the...

World Bank: Bangladesh needs sustained...

World Bank: Bangladesh needs sustained...

Bangladesh

Thu, Sep 27 2018

The World Bank approved the first two operations of a series that totalled $75 million in grants, including...

World Bank warns Gaza's economy in free...

World Bank warns Gaza's economy in free...

Middle East

Tue, Sep 25 2018

The bank said one in two Gazans now lives below the poverty line and that unemployment is running at...

WB vice president due Sunday

WB vice president due Sunday

Foreign Affairs

Sat, Sep 22 2018

He will visit the country to discuss Rohingya issue and deepen ties with Bangladesh

WB, Bangladesh sign $50m grant financing...

WB, Bangladesh sign $50m grant financing...

Government Affairs

Thu, Sep 20 2018

The health care needs of the nearly one million Rohingyas, living in congested camps, are enormous

World Bank: Bangladesh can be economic...

World Bank: Bangladesh can be economic...

Business

Wed, Sep 19 2018

Curtailing the existing man-induced trade barriers could boost South Asia’s regional trade volume...

The world’s economic crisis-fighting...

The world’s economic crisis-fighting...

Opinion

Fri, Jul 20 2018

Complacency should not be allowed to take hold as it did in 2008

Too little, too late

Too little, too late

Opinion

Mon, Jul 16 2018

When it comes to the sufferings of the Rohingya, geo-politics trumped justice

‘A modernized Dhaka will be a city of...

‘A modernized Dhaka will be a city of...

Dhaka

Fri, Jul 6 2018

In an interview with the Dhaka Tribune, World Bank Chief Economist for the South Asia region Martin Rama...

Dhaka loses 3.2m working hours to traffic...

Dhaka loses 3.2m working hours to traffic...

Dhaka

Thu, Jul 5 2018

The World Bank in a report says losing this much working hours daily is costing the economy billions...