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ADB sounds caution over taking BRI loans

In a word to the wise, ADB President Takehiko Nakao yesterday advised countries to scrupulously evaluate the merits of a project before approaching China for funding under its flagship Belt and...

September 14, 2019
September 14, 2019

Bangladesh’s Dev Projects: ADB to lend $5b in 3 yrs

The Asian Development Bank will provide around $ 5 billion to Bangladesh with an aim of promoting rapid, inclusive and sustainable growth in the country.

May 3, 2019
May 3, 2019

ADB sounds caution over taking BRI loans

In a word to the wise, ADB President Takehiko Nakao yesterday advised countries to scrupulously evaluate the merits of a project before approaching China for funding under its flagship Belt and...

April 4, 2019
April 4, 2019

Banking sector's health weakens

The financial health of the banking sector is weakening due to rising non-performing loans, a lack of corporate governance and increasing capital shortfall, according to an Asian Development Bank...

July 6, 2018
July 6, 2018

ADB approves $100m grants for Rohingyas in Bangladesh camps

The Asian Development Bank (ADB) Board of Directors approves grant assistance of $100 million -- the first of an envisaged package totaling $200 million to help Bangladesh develop basic...

March 1, 2018
March 1, 2018

Bangladesh must grow 10pc annually for 20 years: ADB chief

Bangladesh needs to clock in at least 10 percent economic growth for the next two decades if it wants to become a developed country

November 8, 2017
November 8, 2017

TIB against taking ADB fund as loan

The Transparency International Bangladesh (TIB) has urged the government not to take financial assistance from ADB for the Rohingya

May 28, 2016
May 28, 2016

Kohli eyes maiden IPL crown for RCB

The imperious Virat Kohli will be eyeing a fairytale ending Sunday to a record-breaking season when he leads the Royal Challengers Bangalore in the Indian Premier League's final against...

April 20, 2016
April 20, 2016

Target Trans-Asian Railway linkage

The government has revised a project to lay a 129-km rail track from Dohazari to Gundum near Myanmar border via Cox's Bazar at a cost of Tk 18,034 crore.

April 19, 2016
April 19, 2016

ADB to give Tk 13,115cr for Trans-Asia rail corridor

The Asian Development Bank will provide Tk 13,115 crore loan for implementing a rail route project which will connect Bangladesh to the east and west.

October 6, 2015
October 6, 2015

ADB extends loan for Bangladesh water project

The Asian Development Bank (ADB) extends fresh loan to Bangladesh to expand a water project in south-west area.