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Thailand wants BD to benefit from its trilateral highway with India, Myanmar

Chalermpol Thanchitt, Special Envoy of the Thai Foreign Minister, said Bangladesh would be able to make use of this route by creating “an access point” between this proposed highway and the Bangladesh-China-India-Myanmar (BCIM) economic corridor, reports bdnews24.com He said this would be the “most effective” land route to be connected with Thailand. The special envoy, who was a former ambassador ... Read More »

Officials seize tigers from controversial Thai temple

BBC Online Wildlife authorities in Thailand have begun removing tigers from a Buddhist temple, after accusations of wildlife trafficking and animal abuse. Three of the 137 tigers at the temple in Kanchanaburi province were moved on Monday. The 1000-personnel operation will last all week. The monks, who deny all allegations, resisted at first but gave in when presented with a ... Read More »

UP polls: AL gets 382, BNP-66

businessnews24bd.com The ruling Awami League has won 382 chairmen’s seats and the BNP 66, indicate initial results of the fifth phase of Union Parishad elections involving such 625 bodies. Independent candidates, many of them Awami League renegades who contested on their own after being denied party nominations, have bagged 168 chairmen’s posts. At least 11 people have been killed, including ... Read More »

BD ranks 33rd as safest country in the world: Home Minister

businessnews24bd.com Home Minister Asaduzzaman Khan Kamal on Thursday said Bangladesh has been recognised as the 33rd safest state in the world now while incumbent Prime Minister of the country Sheikh Hasina stands 13th out of 100 heads of the governments in the globe.”There is no alternative to Prime Minister Sheikh Hasina as a world statesman for advancement of Bangladesh. But, ... Read More »

Real estate sector progressing amid global recession : REHAB Chief

businessnews24bd.com Real estate business has started showing some signs of improvement although the sector has passed through a bad time for the last few years amid global recession, capital market fall and political upheaval. The number of unsold flats and apartments now almost halved to 6,000 to 7,000 which was some 12,000 few years back, supported by waning supply glut ... Read More »

FC Barcelona vanquish Valencia 7–0, move to the brink of another final

Luis Suárez’s four goals outdo Messi’s three; Barça will take towering lead to Mestalla for next week’s second leg of the Copa del Rey semi-finals. Luis Suárez and Lionel Messi staged a scintillating performance on Wednesday night at Camp Nou, scoring all seven of FC Barcelona’s goals, as the so-called trident flummoxed visiting Valencia from start to finish en route to a mammoth rout in the first leg of ... Read More »

Minimum age for girls’ marriage to remain 18

businessnews24bd.com Minimum age of marriage for girls would remain 18 in the upcoming Child Marriage Restraint Act, said State Minister for Women and Children Affairs Meher Afroz Chumki at CIRDAP Auditorium in the capital on Monday. Replying to a query of journalists, she said: “How could you believe that the age limit for girls’ marriage will be lowered to 16? ... Read More »

Govt to establish 100 economic zones: PM

businessnews24bd.com Reiterating her government’s plan to establish 100 economic zones in phases for further development of the country, Prime Minister Sheikh Hasina today asked the authorities concerned to work with new concept to attract more local and foreign investment. The Prime Minister gave the directives while addressing the third meeting of the governing board of Bangladesh Economic Zones Authority (BEZA) ... Read More »

Bangladesh lauded for growth, social achievements :Muhith

Finance Minister AMA Muhith says Bangladesh’s six percent plus annual GDP growth and significant improvement in social indicators has come in for praise all over the world, reports bdnews24.com   Just after World Bank president Jim Yong Kim showered praise on Bangladesh for its economic and social achievements in his inaugural speech at the World Bank-IMF Annual Meeting at the ... Read More »

Country receives $867.77mn remittance on Aug 1-21

businessnews24bd.com The country received $867.77 million in remittance in the fist three weeks (21 days) of the current month of August. Bangladesh Bank statistics show the four state-owned commercial banks — Agrani, Janata, Rupali and Sonali — received $275.40 million from the expatriate Bangladeshis while four state-owned specialised banks got $8.18 million. The maximum remittance came through the private commercial ... Read More »