Outward remittances from Bangladesh through legal channels crossed the $100-million mark for the first time in 2021 as more foreigners are working in the fast-growing economy, data from a global organisation showed.
In a show of conflict of interest, members of the parliamentary standing committee on the Ministry of Post, Telecommunications and Information Technology yesterday received mobile handsets produced in Bangabandhu Hi-Tech City.
Ensuring that the upcoming parliamentary polls are free, fair and inclusive is a challenge in pursuit of good governance and a functioning democracy, Transparency International Bangladesh has observed.
The cost of grand corruption in Bangladesh is only continuing to go up.
Information and Broadcasting Minister Hasan Mahmud today came down heavily on Amnesty International, Transparency International Bangladesh (TIB) and Reporters without Borders (RSF) for what he called their “biased take on human rights, press freedom and corruption in Bangladesh”.
Transparency International Bangladesh (TIB) today expressed deep concern and outrage over suspending of a travelling ticket examiner (TTE) of Pakshey Division of Bangladesh Railways after he fined three passengers who were travelling without tickets, introducing themselves as the relatives of the railway minister.
Health Minister Zahid Maleque today rejected Transparency International Bangladesh’s recent report on Covid-19 treatment, terming it completely “baseless and done on purpose”.