Russia-Ukraine war

How do third world countries dodge the looming economic crisis?

While the participants in the Ukraine war are spending billions of dollars each day on weapons and other destructive arsenals, millions of people and the leaders in South Asia and Africa are passing days in anxiety with rising external debt, a strong dollar, lingering supply chain disruptions, and food shortages.

October 6, 2022
October 6, 2022

Inflation in August highest in 12 years

Bangladesh witnessed a record 9.5 percent inflation in August, the highest in 12 years, due to the adverse effects of fuel price hike, said Bangladesh Bureau of Statistics (BBS).

October 1, 2022
October 1, 2022

How do third world countries dodge the looming economic crisis?

While the participants in the Ukraine war are spending billions of dollars each day on weapons and other destructive arsenals, millions of people and the leaders in South Asia and Africa are passing days in anxiety with rising external debt, a strong dollar, lingering supply chain disruptions, and food shortages.

September 25, 2022
September 25, 2022

PM’s UNGA speech was on point

World leaders must act fast and more effectively to solve major global and national crises

September 24, 2022
September 24, 2022

Ukraine will never forgive Russia: Nobel Peace laureate Dmitry Muratov

Ukraine will never forgive Russia for a shameful conflict which has thrown back Russia's development by half a century to Soviet times predating Mikhail Gorbachev, journalist and Nobel Peace laureate Dmitry Muratov told Reuters.

September 24, 2022
September 24, 2022

Stop Russia-Ukraine war immediately: Hasina at UNGA

Prime Minister Sheikh Hasina on Friday demanded an immediate end to Ukraine-Russia war and resulting sanctions for the sake of lives and livelihoods of the people throughout the world.

September 22, 2022
September 22, 2022

Russia-Ukraine war: PM calls for global cooperation to end food, energy crisis

Prime Minister Sheikh Hasina has expressed concern about financial and commercial challenges alongside food and energy crisis facing the developing countries in the wake of the Covid-19 pandemic as well as Russia-Ukraine war.

September 8, 2022
September 8, 2022

Is civilisation in decline, clashing or rejuvenating?

Rising uncertainties are making global compromise and cooperation more unlikely

September 1, 2022
September 1, 2022

Govt may subsidise diesel for farmers:  Agriculture Minister

Like fertiliser, the government would consider giving subsidies to farmers for diesel, Agriculture Minister Muhammad Abdur Razzaque said today.

September 1, 2022
September 1, 2022

Maintain austerity as prices of essentials shoot up: PM   

Prime Minister Sheikh Hasina today (September 1, 2022) reiterated her call to the countrymen to put concentration on boosting food production, savings and showing austerity in all stages in the wake of global crisis.

August 31, 2022
August 31, 2022

“War and pandemic could negatively impact Bangladesh’s balance of payment”

Prime Minister Sheikh Hasina today (August 31, 2022) said Russia-Ukraine war and Covid-19 pandemic may have a negative impact on country’s balance of payment.