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  • Another bitter Baishakh for sweet shops

    Pahela Baishakh, the first day of the Bangla calendar, is the busiest day for sweet makers in Bangladesh as customers throng outlets to buy delicious items.
  • WB now doubles GDP growth forecast

    The World Bank has more than doubled its gross domestic product (GDP) growth prediction for Bangladesh for the current fiscal year as the economy shows signs of recovery.
  • 50 years of Bangladesh: From empty coffers to hope, cheers

    The state coffer was empty after Bangladesh’s nine-month-long Liberation War. Poverty, hunger, natural disasters, famine, crumbling infrastructure, political turmoil, and coups in the first decade of Bangladesh’sinception did not paint a picture that would radiate hope.
  • Daunting challenges ahead

    Bangladesh needs to improve infrastructure and standard of education, equip the youth population with market-oriented skills and uproot corruption to become a high-income country, experts say.
  • Time to invest in Bangladesh as economy is set to grow faster

    Bangladesh has a golden opportunity to strengthen its economic ties with neighbouring countries and forge greater integration with regional and sub-regional blocs to boost exports and accelerate economic growth, according to a top banker.