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  • Bangladesh to end begging within five years: minister
    - Posted 02.05.09

    DHAKA – Bangladesh said Thursday it would seek to eliminate begging from the impoverished country within five years. Hundreds of thousands of people depend on begging for their income in desperately poor Bangladesh, where 40 percent of the 144 million population earn less than a dollar a day. A.M.A Muhith, finance minister in the newly-elected […]

  • Trade bodies support India’s transit
    - Posted 02.03.09

    Trade bodies in Bangladesh have supported the demand of providing transit facilities to India and develop border infrastructure to increase trade with Northeastern states. India-Bangladesh Chamber of Commerce and Industry(IBCCI) officials who came here last week said, they have formally urged Dhaka to provide transit facilities which India was demanding for long time for better […]

  • Dhaka to implement peace deal with Buddhist tribals
    - Posted 01.31.09

    The Bangladesh government plans to amend the Chittagong Hill Tracts (CHT) Land Commission to ensure a better deal for the Buddhist tribals and implement the peace accord signed in 1997, a minister said. ‘The government is going to implement the peace accord soon,’ junior minister for CHT affairs Dipangkar Talukdar said, but gave no specific […]

  • Thai government want to rebuild its world image
    - Posted 01.30.09

    As part of PR efforts for Thailand’ s new government led by Abhisit Vejjajiva, Thailand’s Foreign Minister Kasit Piromya said on Thursday that he is confident the government is ready to rebuild the country’s image in the world stage. Kasit made the remarks in a speech “Thailand’s Image in the World” as part of the Post Forum 2009, organized by Bangkok Post, Post Today and Business Radio 98.0 at a Bangkok hotel on Thursday.

  • Price of rice will fall automatically
    - Posted 01.29.09

    Food minister Abdur Razzak said Thursday the government would be “satisfied” if it could bring the price of rice down to a around Tk 18-19 per kg.