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Bilateral Free Trade: U.S seeks partnerships with Africa

Bangladesh seeks increased trade ties with Nigeria

The People’s Republic of Bangladesh, on Tuesday, indicated her resolve to partner with Nigeria to boost trade and economic cooperation. The Acting High Commissioner of...

Rohingya boat capsize

Death toll from Rohingya boat capsize likely to top 60- IOM

The death toll from a boat which capsized off Bangladesh carrying Rohingya refugees is set to pass 60, the UN migration agency said on Friday. “Twenty-three people...

Thai boat accident 

At least 14 dead as Rohingya boat capsizes

  At least 10 children and four women were killed when a boat carrying Rohingya fleeing violence in Myanmar capsized off Bangladesh on Thursday, as the number of...

Svitzer wins work at Bangladesh’s 1st LNG import terminal

Svitzer wins work at Bangladesh’s 1st LNG import terminal

Excelerate Energy Bangladesh Limited (Excelerate) has awarded Svitzer a fifteen-year contract to provide marine support services at Bangladesh’s first liquefied...

Bangladesh scrapping tax likely to be postponed

The attempt to reverse the recently imposed 15% value added tax (VAT) on ships being sent to Indian ship-recycling markets will likely be successful, according...

UN evacuates migrants trapped by Tripoli clashes

EU will restrict visas for states not taking back migrants

The European Union states decided on Friday to restrict visas for foreign countries that refuse to take back their nationals who have no right of asylum in Europe. The...

2017 budget to hit Pakistan, Bangladesh scrapping sectors

Ship-recycling sectors in Pakistan and Bangladesh have witnessed a decrease in LDT price after the respective countries released their 2017 budget announcements....

Nigeria, Bangladesh to strengthen military, economic ties

Nigeria, Bangladesh to strengthen military, economic ties

Nigeria and Bangladesh are to strengthen their military and economic relationship. The Bangladesh Chief of Army Staff, Gen. Abu Belal Muhammad Shafiul Hug, disclosed...

mongla port

Bangladesh-India to sign MoU on use of Chittagong, Mongla ports

Bangladesh and India will be signing a memorandum of understanding (MoU) on Wednesday which permits New Delhi to use Chittagong and Mongla seaports to ferry goods. The...

Bangladesh hangs wealthy shipping tycoon

  Mir Quasem Ali, a Bangladesh shipping tycoon and key leader of the Jamaat-e-Islami party, was today hanged at a high security prison outside the capital Dhaka...

Bangladesh inaugurates Payra Port

Bangladesh’s Payra Bandar (Payra Port), located at the southern region of Patualhali, was inaugurated and opened for limited operational activities with the arrival...