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Dhaka Forecloses the Grameen Brand

Bangladesh’s government is taking over the pioneering microfinance bank, just as its founder feared.  By WILLIAM B. MILAM  For the past 18 months in Bangladesh, the specter of a government takeover has haunted Grameen Bank and its founder, Nobel Prize winner Muhammed Yunus. Many thought Mr. Yunus was imagining the threat, but this month the […]

ALIPHA KHAN Print Edition On behalf of the new generation of lawyers in Bangladesh, I would like to take this opportunity to issue a public apology to Professor Muhammad Yunus and the Grameen Bank. In a country where corruption at every realm is the norm and everyone is simply concerned with personal gain, we have […]

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by Haroon Habib The Bangladesh government is under pressure from the U.S. to mend relations with Grameen Bank founder Muhammad Yunus Bangladesh’s next general election will come at the end of 2013, and is already taking up much political energy. But a recent claim in an Indian media outlet that the United States is in […]

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Yunus meets top European bankers

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Nobel laureate Professor Muhammad Yunus addressed a roundtable meeting in Luxembourg with top executives of European Investment Bank (EIB) and exchanged ideas with them. The meeting took place at the office of Werner online cialis soft Hoyer, president of the European Investment Bank at his office recently. Professor Yunus elaborated the concept of social business […]

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