Posts Tagged ‘ remittance ’

Indigenous people excluded from remittance economy

June 4, 2014
Tatini Chakma
Indigenous people excluded from remittance economy

Around eight million Bangladeshi migrants are estimated to be working in 143 countries, based on 2011 government figures.
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Monetary policy and the economy

December 12, 2012
M A Taslim
Monetary policy and the economy

Notwithstanding how Bangladesh Bank (BB) chose to describe it — cautious, accommodative, etc. — there is little doubt that the monetary policy of the country was expansionary until about last one year.
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Happy spring, Bangladesh

April 4, 2012
Frank Domenico Cipriani
Happy spring, Bangladesh

Happy Spring! This weekend, members of my family were dedicating that precious commodity of time, that which is so lacking in all of our lives, and we took advantage of the unseasonably warm weather to plant our garden.
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Trade can cut poverty

April 2, 2012
Pascal Lamy
Trade can cut poverty

As countries integrate into the global economy, trade plays an important role in helping roll back extreme poverty and Bangladesh exemplifies this well. Your country boasts one of the largest young labour forces in the world and the past decade has witnessed rapid economic growth of the Bangladeshi economy.
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Middle East burns

February 24, 2011
Afsan Chowdhury
Middle East burns

Middle East is in turmoil as repressive regimes finally face public accountability in the form of massive public protests. Some of these corrupt governments are also violently fighting back as in Libya and Bahrain. It is a shock to see that the entire Middle East, heart of the so-called “Muslim Ummah’’ is made up...
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