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The banking sector should go through holistic reforms to strengthen the country’s financial base in order to become an upper middle-income nation by 2031, Asian Development Bank’s Country Director Edimon Ginting said.
Employers in Bangladesh required nine out of the last 10 jobseekers they hired in the past five years to possess at least basic digital literacy and skills, found an Asian Development Bank (ADB) and LinkedIn survey.
The Asian Development Bank is ready to give over $20 billion to finance Bangladesh’s road and railway projects but raised concerns over the timely implementation of schemes.
I became fully aware of the environmental challenges that we face when I visited Boracay Island in the Philippines a few years ago. The amazing picturesque beaches with white sand and blue lagoons were disturbed by the over-interest of tourists like me.
The International Monetary Fund has revised down its economic growth projection for Bangladesh to 6.4 percent for the current fiscal year largely because of Russia-Ukraine war and supply chain disruptions.
The government has set an ambitious economic growth target of 7.5 per cent for the next fiscal year although the country faces new headwinds owing to higher prices of commodities globally and is still recovering from the shocks of the coronavirus pandemic.
The Asian Development Bank (ADB) has approved a $300,000 emergency grant yesterday to support the Bangladesh government’s fight against the coronavirus pandemic.
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 Road Initiative.
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 report released yesterday.
Timor Leste, Afghanistan, Sri Lanka and Pakistan have the highest rates of undernourishment in Asia, according to the Asian Development Bank.
The Asian Development Bank (ADB) awards four winners of an essay competition celebrating its 50th founding anniversary.
So-called Islamic State says it was behind an attack on a protest march in the Afghan capital, Kabul, killing 80 people and injuring 230.
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.
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.
Bangladesh Railway is set to add 114 new passenger coaches from India and Indonesia to its fleet as part of reform activities to provide passengers modern, safe and quality services.
Bangladesh Bank (BB) launches Real Time Gross Settlement (RTGS) with 55 banks.
The Asian Development Bank (ADB) extends fresh loan to Bangladesh to expand a water project in south-west area.
Bangladesh economy is expected to perform strongly this year, according to the latest figures from the Asian Development Bank (ADB).