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  • Asian Development Bank

    Bangladesh’s Dev Projects: ADB to lend $5b in 3 yrs

    The Asian Development Bank will provide around $ 5 billion to Bangladesh with an aim of promoting rapid, inclusive and sustainable growth in the country.

  • ADB President Takehiko Nakao

    ADB sounds caution over taking BRI loans

    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.

  • Bangladesh Bank

    Banking sector's health weakens

    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.

  • Rohingya refugees

    ADB approves $100m grants for Rohingyas in Bangladesh camps

    The Asian Development Bank (ADB) Board of Directors approves grant assistance of $100 million -- the first of an envisaged package totaling $200 million to help Bangladesh develop basic infrastructure and services for displaced persons (Rohingyas).

  • Bangladesh must grow 10pc annually for 20 years: ADB chief

    Bangladesh needs to clock in at least 10 percent economic growth for the next two decades if it wants to become a developed country

  • Transparency International Bangladesh TIB Logo

    TIB against taking ADB fund as loan

    The Transparency International Bangladesh (TIB) has urged the government not to take financial assistance from ADB for the Rohingya

  • Kohli eyes maiden IPL crown for RCB

    The imperious Virat Kohli will be eyeing a fairytale ending Sunday to a record-breaking season when he leads the Royal Challengers Bangalore in the Indian Premier League's final against Sunrisers Hyderabad.

  • Target Trans-Asian Railway linkage

    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.

  • ADB to give Tk 13,115cr for Trans-Asia rail corridor

    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.

  • ADB extends loan for Bangladesh water project

    The Asian Development Bank (ADB) extends fresh loan to Bangladesh to expand a water project in south-west area.

  • ADB forecasts 6.7pc GDP growth

    Bangladesh economy is expected to perform strongly this year, according to the latest figures from the Asian Development Bank (ADB).

  • ADB to give $505m for railways

    Bangladesh and the Asian Development Bank sign agreements for $505 million in loans to further improve the country’s railway services.

  • ADB cuts GDP growth to 6.1pc

    Asian Development Bank revises down its growth projection for Bangladesh to 6.1 percent for 2015 fiscal from its earlier projection of 6.4 percent.

  • A Sino-centric economic order

    MUCH to the dismay of the United States (US), the Europeans are filling in applications to join the Asian Infrastructure Investment Bank (AIIB).

  • Govt okays 600MW Indian power import

    Government approves of importing additional 600MW power from neighbouring India at a cost of about Tk 1,600 crore via the electricity interconnectivity grid.