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Germany assumes responsibility

Germany is counting on multilateralism. Did you know how strong the country’s international involvement is? 15 examples.

DAAD – Change by Exchange

The Germany Academic Exchange Service has supported over 2.6 million students and researchers.

Message from the Ambassador

Ladies and gentlemen, dear friends of Germany, today is the third of October, and on this day, we Germans celebrate our National Day.

Towards sustainable finance: the global and local imperatives

Following the global financial crisis of 2009, there has been growing recognition that the financial system must stay grounded and look beyond short-termism.

Need for sustainable finance: A policy maker’s perspective

The world at large is now experiencing the devastating effects of the global climate crisis, including droughts, floods, tsunamis, water scarcity, and rising sea levels.

Healthy Air, Healthy Planet

Today is the International Day of Clean Air for blue skies.

Living on medical wastes

Md Rasel, a 27-year-old peddler, regularly visits hospitals and diagnostic centres in Dhaka’s Sher-e-Bangla Nagar area to collect recyclable medical wastes.

Moment to fix the SME sector

Often touted as the backbone of an economy, Bangladesh has never wholeheartedly nurtured the cottage, micro, small and medium enterprises sector like the governments around the world, particularly...

Is the SME sector adequately women-friendly?

“I had to let go of many employees, close down shops, and shift to mostly online deliveries,” shares Ashna Afroze, CEO and Founder of Prakriti Farming, when speaking about the initial hit faced by...

The journey towards becoming a cashless society

It was 1994 when Standard Chartered Bank (SCB) Bangladesh rolled out automated teller machine and debit cards in tandem, which are considered to be the first example of technology integration in...

Eid celebrations from the safety of your homes

After a long day of working from home, I decided to browse through a perfectly curated website of a prominent brand selling ethnic wear. All their products are neatly organised into different...

Bank offers luring home-confined people ahead of Eid

Private and commercial banks are trying to lure home-confined people with attractive offers and discounts ahead of Eid-ul-Fitr, the largest religious festival of the Muslims.Since Covid-19 hit the...