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World Bank signs $202m financing agreement...

World Bank funds $202m for food...

Business

Mon, Oct 19 2020

The project aims to increase the storage capacity of Bangladesh’s national strategic grain reserves...

World Bank board approves $12 billion...

WB approves $12 billion for Covid-19...

Coronavirus

Wed, Oct 14 2020

The World Bank said the financing program will include technical support to recipient countries so they...

Infographic: Rise in world's poor, courtesy...

Infographic: Rise in world's poor, courtesy...

World

Tue, Oct 13 2020

For more than two decades extreme poverty has been declining, but now the economic fallout of Covid-19...

WB: Latin America to bear worst impact...

Latin America to bear worst impact from...

Latin America

Sat, Oct 10 2020

The report forecasts a region-wide 7.9% drop in GDP

World Bank: Bangladesh's GDP growth...

Bangladesh's GDP better than South Asian...

Bangladesh

Thu, Oct 8 2020

Private consumption growth is likely to remain subdued with depressed wage income and a decline in remittance...

World Bank: Covid-19 could push 115m...

Covid-19 could push 115m into extreme...

World

Thu, Oct 8 2020

Sub-Saharan Africa remains the epicenter of the problem, and could see an additional 40 million people...

World Bank wants $12bn for Covid-19...

World Bank wants $12bn for Covid-19...

World

Wed, Sep 30 2020

The World Bank has rolled out a record $45 billion in financial support between April and June as the...

WB: Pandemic to keep Asia's growth at...

WB: Pandemic to keep Asia's growth at...

World

Tue, Sep 29 2020

The region is projected to grow by only 0.9% this year

World Bank: Pandemic threatens child...

World Bank: Pandemic threatens child...

World

Thu, Sep 17 2020

Human Capital Index includes data from 174 countries representing 98% of the world's population

AIIB approves $100m loan to Bangladesh...

AIIB approves $100m loan to Bangladesh...

Bangladesh

Fri, Aug 28 2020

AIIB approved a $250 million loan to help alleviate the effects of the pandemic on small and medium enterprises...

World Bank chief warns extreme poverty...

WB chief warns extreme poverty could...

World

Sat, Aug 22 2020

 The deterioration is due to a combination of the destruction of jobs during the pandemic as well...

OP-ED: Where to find 500 billion...

OP-ED: Where to find 500 billion...

Jyoti Rahman

Mon, Aug 17 2020

Bangladesh needs sound strategies to make up the revenue shortfall in 2020-21

Govt relooks at labour market to tap...

Govt relooks at labour market to tap...

Bangladesh

Sat, Aug 8 2020

According to an estimate of the Asian Development Bank, some 1.4 million Bangladeshis have lost their...

World Bank ready to mobilize financing...

World Bank ready to mobilize financing...

World

Thu, Aug 6 2020

At least 135 people were killed and 5,000 were injured in Tuesday’s explosion at Beirut port, which...

World Bank to finance $202mn for Bangladesh's...

World Bank to finance $202mn for Bangladesh's...

Bangladesh

Sun, Aug 2 2020

Eight public modern grain storage steel silo complexes for rice and wheat will be constructed in eight...

World Bank approves $500m for Bangladesh’s...

World Bank approves $500m for Bangladesh’s...

Bangladesh

Wed, Jun 24 2020

To help the country realize the vision 'Digital Bangladesh,' the project will install fiber optic...

ED: Rebuilding for the future

ED: Rebuilding for the future

Editorial

Sun, Jun 21 2020

The authorities concerned must ensure that none of this money is wasted and squandered

World Bank grants Bangladesh $1 billion...

WB grants $1bn to create jobs, tackle...

Coronavirus

Sat, Jun 20 2020

The grant will also help build resilience to future crises

OP-ED: The ultimate pandemic

OP-ED: The ultimate pandemic

Shafayat Nazam Rasul

Wed, Jun 17 2020

Will Covid-19 go down in history as the pandemic of denials and rich-world short-sightedness

World Bank: Pandemic drives broadest...

World Bank: Pandemic drives broadest...

World

Tue, Jun 9 2020

'The depth of the crisis will drive 70 to 100 million people into extreme poverty - worse than the...

GDP to grow 1% next fiscal, 1.6% for...

GDP to grow 1% next fiscal, 1.6% for...

Economy

Tue, Jun 9 2020

It predicts 1% growth for the next fiscal year