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Fitch: Bangladesh tensions highlight substantial political risk

HONG KONG: Renewed political tensions and violence in Bangladesh in the first week of January may negatively affect foreign investor confidence, raising risks to growth over the long term, says Fitch Ratings. If violence were to persist and directly disrupt economic activity, especially by inflicting long-term harm to the key ready-made garment (RMG) sector, this […]

The Bangladesh Knitwear Manufacturers and Exporters Association (BKMEA) has urged the BNP to withdraw its nationwide indefinite transport blockade to maintain the upward trend in export earnings.   BKMEA President AKM Selim Osman in a statement on Saturday urged the party to call off the blockade to allow the country’s development and the expansion of […]

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F R Chowdhury   There are as many as 193 Member States of the United Nations. All of them are not governed the same way. They have different history, religion and culture. Their requirements are different. Everything does not suit or meet the needs of everyone. Every nation has its own constitution to reflect the […]

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What Pakistan faces in the Tehrik-e-Taliban Pakistan is virulent insurgency and terrorism, fuelled by its association with Al Qaeda, says Wilson John. Much has been written about the Tehrik-e-Taliban Pakistan, accused of the savage attack on school children in Peshawar on December 16. But only a few of the writings have attempted to examine a […]

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