Porimol Palma

Porimol Palma

December 20, 2021
December 20, 2021

Visit to Maldives: PM to push for regularising undocumented

Bangladesh is deepening its ties with the Maldives, a small South Asian island nation, as part of its greater objective of regional integration in South Asia in the areas of trade, connectivity,...

December 19, 2021
December 19, 2021

Vaccination key to sustain progress: WB vice-president on Bangladesh’s challenge ahead

Bangladesh’s immediate challenge is accelerating the Covid-19 vaccination programme to cover the targeted 80 percent of the population, said a World Bank official.

December 18, 2021
December 18, 2021

Recruitment from Bangladesh: Malaysia opens doors, finally

Malaysia will soon open its market for Bangladeshi workers, ending a freeze of more than three years, but concerns remain over the syndication of a few agents and the high cost of migration --...

December 15, 2021
December 15, 2021

Sanctions on Rab Officials: Time for Dhaka to correct course

The US on December 10 imposed sanctions on Rab and its seven current and former top officials on human rights grounds.

December 12, 2021
December 12, 2021

Rab in for reckoning

Rab will neither be allowed to own properties in the US nor engage in transactions with anyone in the US because of the sanctions.

December 6, 2021
December 6, 2021

Bangladesh, India: Celebrating 50 years of friendship

Today marks the 50th year of diplomatic relations between Bangladesh and India, which gave Bangladesh formal recognition – something that the Mujib Nagar Government had been seeking urgently from...

December 4, 2021
December 4, 2021

Malaysia to recruit security guards from Bangladesh

Malaysia is going to recruit security guards from Bangladesh, the second country after Nepal that has so far been allowed to send people to the Southeast Asian nation for the sector.

November 28, 2021
November 28, 2021

Biden’s Summit for Democracy: Bangladesh’s exclusion bewildering

The exclusion of Bangladesh from US President Joe Biden’s Summit for Democracy has triggered surprise, questions and caution among foreign relations analysts, especially as there is no clear...

November 21, 2021
November 21, 2021

Pile pressure on Myanmar junta

Adoption of a resolution on the Rohingya by consensus at the UN has created momentum towards resolving the Rohingya crisis, and Dhaka now needs to amplify diplomatic efforts towards a sustainable...

November 21, 2021
November 21, 2021

US sees Bangladesh in a new light now

Realising the growing importance of economy and security, the US is moving away from its old idea of Bangladesh and is looking to chart the next 50 years of relationship between the two countries...