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World Bank: Covid-19 could push 72 million...

72m children at risk of ‘learning...

World

Thu, Dec 3 2020

This generation of students at risk of losing about 10 trillion dollars in future lifetime earnings,...

Govt inks $100m grant deal with WB to...

Govt inks $100m grant deal with WB

Business

Thu, Nov 19 2020

Md Shahabuddin Patwary, Additional Secretary, Economic Relations Division and Mercy Tembon signed the...

PM: Experts fear sharp rise in Covid-19...

PM: Experts fear sharp rise in Covid-19...

Coronavirus

Wed, Nov 18 2020

The government has taken massive preparations to face it

World Bank: Nations must work together...

‘Nations must work together to reverse...

Bangladesh

Sat, Nov 14 2020

Due to Covid-19, 88-115 million people are likely to face extreme poverty in 2020 

World Bank forecasts 8% surge in remittance...

World Bank forecasts 8% surge in remittance...

Bangladesh

Sat, Oct 31 2020

Despite the pandemic inducing a global economic shutdown the remittance flow remain unaffected

UN, WB urge school openings amid...

UN, WB urge school openings

World

Thu, Oct 29 2020

It is essential to invest immediately in school systems to reduce the widening gap between the education...

Why can't Bangladesh attract private...

Why can't Bangladesh attract private...

Business

Mon, Oct 26 2020

Despite improved ranking, Bangladesh is yet to attain a position where it can draw the attention of...

Bangladesh seeks $500m from WB for Covid-19...

Bangladesh seeks $500m from WB for Covid-19...

Bangladesh

Sun, Oct 25 2020

Bangladesh requested the World Bank to release $250 million on urgent basis out of the $500 million under...

World Bank, Brac join forces to reduce...

World Bank, Brac join hands to improve...

Dhaka

Sat, Oct 24 2020

In Bangladesh, road accidents are the fourth leading cause of the death of children aged between 5 and...

World Bank signs $202m financing agreement...

World Bank funds $202m for food...

Business

Mon, Oct 19 2020

The project aims to increase the storage capacity of Bangladesh’s national strategic grain reserves...

World Bank board approves $12 billion...

WB approves $12 billion for Covid-19...

Coronavirus

Wed, Oct 14 2020

The World Bank said the financing program will include technical support to recipient countries so they...

Infographic: Rise in world's poor, courtesy...

Infographic: Rise in world's poor, courtesy...

World

Tue, Oct 13 2020

For more than two decades extreme poverty has been declining, but now the economic fallout of Covid-19...

WB: Latin America to bear worst impact...

Latin America to bear worst impact from...

Latin America

Sat, Oct 10 2020

The report forecasts a region-wide 7.9% drop in GDP

World Bank: Bangladesh's GDP growth...

Bangladesh's GDP better than South Asian...

Bangladesh

Thu, Oct 8 2020

Private consumption growth is likely to remain subdued with depressed wage income and a decline in remittance...

World Bank: Covid-19 could push 115m...

Covid-19 could push 115m into extreme...

World

Thu, Oct 8 2020

Sub-Saharan Africa remains the epicenter of the problem, and could see an additional 40 million people...

World Bank wants $12bn for Covid-19...

World Bank wants $12bn for Covid-19...

World

Wed, Sep 30 2020

The World Bank has rolled out a record $45 billion in financial support between April and June as the...

WB: Pandemic to keep Asia's growth at...

WB: Pandemic to keep Asia's growth at...

World

Tue, Sep 29 2020

The region is projected to grow by only 0.9% this year

World Bank: Pandemic threatens child...

World Bank: Pandemic threatens child...

World

Thu, Sep 17 2020

Human Capital Index includes data from 174 countries representing 98% of the world's population

AIIB approves $100m loan to Bangladesh...

AIIB approves $100m loan to Bangladesh...

Bangladesh

Fri, Aug 28 2020

AIIB approved a $250 million loan to help alleviate the effects of the pandemic on small and medium enterprises...

World Bank chief warns extreme poverty...

WB chief warns extreme poverty could...

World

Sat, Aug 22 2020

 The deterioration is due to a combination of the destruction of jobs during the pandemic as well...

OP-ED: Where to find 500 billion...

OP-ED: Where to find 500 billion...

Jyoti Rahman

Mon, Aug 17 2020

Bangladesh needs sound strategies to make up the revenue shortfall in 2020-21