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World Bank: Climate change to worsen...

WB: Climate change to worsen dengue...

Bangladesh

Thu, Oct 7 2021

People living in urban hubs such as Dhaka and Chittagong are more susceptible to vector-borne...

World Bank: Climate change affects health,...

WB: Climate change affects mental health...

Climate Change

Thu, Oct 7 2021

Erratic weather patterns can cause dengue outbreaks and depression-anxiety; respiratory illnesses may...

World Bank increases Bangladesh’s GDP...

WB increases Bangladesh’s GDP growth...

Business

Thu, Oct 7 2021

WB says GDP is expected to grow by 6.4% instead of its previous forecast of 5.1%

World Bank Group discontinues Doing...

World Bank Group discontinues Doing...

Business

Thu, Sep 16 2021

The decision came after irregularities were reported in June 2020 on the Doing Business report of 2018...

World Bank: Bangladesh needs better...

Bangladesh needs better allocation in...

Bangladesh

Thu, Sep 16 2021

The funds are not reaching the target group

Quader: World Bank delays decision to...

‘WB delays decision to fund road safety...

Bangladesh

Sun, Sep 12 2021

Elections will be free and fair, and supervised by a neutral Election Commission, says the minister

World Bank clarifies its position on...

WB clarifies its position on Rohingya...

Bangladesh

Tue, Aug 3 2021

The global lender recently sent a letter to ERD attaching a document detailing Rohingyas' freedom...

Rohingya crisis: Bangladesh gets $590...

WB gives $590m for Rohingya refugees...

Nation

Mon, Aug 2 2021

The fund aims at minimizing the impact of hosting the refugees on the local community, as well as addressing...

World Bank lauds Bangladesh's economic...

WB lauds Bangladesh's economic growth...

Economy

Fri, Jul 30 2021

Both sides agreed to accelerate cooperation in crucial areas, including Bangladesh’s reform efforts...

World Bank to finance extra Covid-19...

WB to finance extra Covid jabs for poorer...

World

Tue, Jul 27 2021

The new mechanism will allow those countries to buy additional doses on top of the subsidized ones they...

World Bank: Economy of coup-wracked...

World Bank: Economy of coup-wracked...

South-East Asia

Mon, Jul 26 2021

The proportion of the country's population living in poverty was ‘also likely to more than...

World Bank provides $300m for livelihood...

World Bank provides $300m for livelihood...

Business

Tue, Jun 29 2021

The Resilience, Entrepreneurship and Livelihood Improvement (RELI) Project will help boost the rural...

World Bank approves $191 million credit...

WB approves $191m credit for BD education...

Education

Fri, Jun 25 2021

The project will support pandemic and emergency response and build systemic resilience in the higher...

Bangladesh beyond 50: Pivotal role of...

Bangladesh beyond 50: Pivotal role of...

Business

Fri, Jun 25 2021

In marking its 50 years, Bangladesh should take pride in being one of the biggest development success...

World Bank: Improving productivity,...

World Bank: Improving productivity,...

Business

Thu, Jun 24 2021

WB report finds more than 40% of firms still use handwritten documents for business administration

IFC: Reform private sector to realize...

'Reform private sector to realize economic...

Business

Wed, Jun 23 2021

For a more resilient, inclusive and sustainable growth, Bangladesh will need to diversify its export...

World Bank: Bangladesh to see 3.6% GDP...

WB: BD to see 3.6% GDP growth in...

Economy

Wed, Jun 9 2021

Government had set 7.2% growth in national budget while WB says will be 5.1% but the finance minister...

World Bank says US must free up excess...

WB: US must free excess Covid vaccines...

Latin America

Wed, Jun 2 2021

Latin America's death toll from Covid-19 has surpassed 1 million

Ex-WB adviser writes how Pakistan may...

Ex-WB adviser writes how Pakistan may...

Bangladesh

Tue, May 25 2021

Bangladesh could be an economic powerhouse in 2030 if it grows at the same rate as in the past, says...

World Bank approves $600 milion for...

WB approves $600m for vulnerable population...

Bangladesh

Fri, May 21 2021

The fund will be used to implement two projects on skills development, better livelihood

Dhaka sees 646 tons of plastic waste...

Dhaka sees 646 tons of plastic waste...

Bangladesh

Wed, May 5 2021

The amount of daily plastic waste has increased by 468 tons in the last 15 years