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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...

East Dhaka ‘heading for a mess’ if development...

East Dhaka ‘heading for a mess’ if development...

Dhaka

Thu, Jul 5 2018

A World Bank report - “Towards Great Dhaka: A New Urban Development Paradigm Eastward” -...

‘Women should not be victimized twice...

‘Women should not be victimized twice...

Bangladesh

Tue, Jul 3 2018

The Dhaka Tribune interviewed Executive Director of the UN Population Fund (UNFPA) Natalia Kanem

Guterres calls for more pressure on...

Guterres calls for more pressure on...

Foreign Affairs

Mon, Jul 2 2018

The UN chief says the international community is yet to provide sufficient support to the refugees

Australia ends direct aid to...

Australia ends direct aid to...

Middle East

Mon, Jul 2 2018

Canberra's decision comes amid worsening relations between Palestine and Australia's key ally...

UN, WB, UNHCR chiefs in Cox's Bazar...

UN, WB, UNHCR chiefs in Cox's Bazar...

Bangladesh

Mon, Jul 2 2018

More than 700,000 Rohingya have taken shelter in Bangladesh after fleeing the violence which erupted...

Antonio Guterres: UN to put more pressure...

Antonio Guterres: UN to put more pressure...

Foreign Affairs

Sun, Jul 1 2018

World Bank President Jim Yong Kim also met with the prime minister at the same time

UN, WB, UNHCR chiefs meet PM

UN, WB, UNHCR chiefs meet PM

Foreign Affairs

Sun, Jul 1 2018

Hoping to draw the attention of the international community on the Rohingya crisis, and to raise funds...

UN chief, World Bank president to visit...

UN, World Bank chiefs to visit...

Bangladesh

Sat, Jun 30 2018

The two visitors will meet with Prime Minister Sheikh Hasina and other top officials

WB announces $0.5bn support for Bangladesh...

WB announces $0.5bn support for...

Development

Fri, Jun 29 2018

The announcement comes ahead of the UN secretary-general, World Bank Group president’s visit

WB to provide $15m to implement national...

WB to provide $15m to implement national...

Business

Tue, Jun 26 2018

The project will enhance coverage and improve the collection and quality of data for national accounts...

World Bank: WB should support national...

World Bank: WB should support national...

Bangladesh

Fri, Jun 22 2018

'Over 7% GDP growth is a success story. It is a huge achievement'

UN, WB chiefs likely to visit Bangladesh...

UN, WB chiefs likely to visit...

Bangladesh

Tue, Jun 19 2018

The World Bank may provide Bangladesh with a grant of around $200 million to help tackle the ongoing...

World Bank provides $700m to improve...

WB provides $700m for primary...

Education

Sat, Jun 16 2018

The Quality Learning for All Program will benefit more than 18 million children studying in pre-primary...

Govt signs $55m agreement with World...

Govt signs $55m agreement with World...

Development

Wed, May 30 2018

This will inevitably reduce greenhouse gas emissions and indoor air pollution

World Bank says it failed to reach consensus...

World Bank says it failed to reach consensus...

World

Wed, May 23 2018

The organization said it would continue to work with New Delhi and Islamabad to resolve the...