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    ‘Fake News,’ Trump’s Obsession, Is Now a Cudgel for Strongmen
    Dec14

    ‘Fake News,’ Trump’s Obsession, Is Now a Cudgel for Strongmen

    ‘Fake News,’ Trump’s Obsession, Is Now a Cudgel for Strongmen By STEVEN ERLANGER DEC. 12, 2017 President Vladimir V. Putin of Russia, center, answers questions at the Gostiny Dvor studio during the annual “Direct Line with Vladimir Putin broadcast live” by Russian TV channels and radio stations in Moscow in June. Credit Mikhail...

    Home textile exports fail to reach potential
    Jul17

    Home textile exports fail to reach potential

    Despite having huge potential in home textile, Bangladesh is unable to expand its market share in the European Union because of duty benefits extended to Pakistan, a cotton grower. Bangladesh, on the other hand, is a 100 percent cotton importer. In December 2013, the 28-nation bloc granted Pakistan the GSP Plus status for four years. The GSP Plus...

    REPORTERS WITHOUT BORDERS FREEDOM INDEX RANKED BANGLADESH 146 WITH ABUSE SCORE OF 53.3
    Jun22

    REPORTERS WITHOUT BORDERS FREEDOM INDEX RANKED BANGLADESH 146 WITH ABUSE SCORE OF 53.3

    REPORTERS WITHOUT BORDERS FREEDOM INDEX RANKED BANGLADESH 146 WITH ABUSE SCORE OF 53.3 The World Press Freedom Index score of 146 puts Bangladesh into another least developed democracy in the world and more towards an autocratic regime. Press freedom is worse than Pakistan and little better than Congo. While we pride ourselves with the economic...

    Bangladesh among worst 10 countries for workers’ rights
    Jun22

    Bangladesh among worst 10 countries for workers’ rights

    The ITUC Global Rights Index 2017 has ranked Bangladesh among 10 countries from the bottom in the world for workers’ rights. The report, published by International Trade Union Confederation on June 13, said that the number of countries experiencing physical violence and threats against workers rose by 10 per cent (from 52 to 59 countries...

    Let the press do its job
    May03

    Let the press do its job

    As a commu-nication for development professional, I have always had an interest in press freedom and freedom of expression. While surfing the internet recently, I made an amazing discovery: the Department of Films and Publications (DFP) in its website boasted to have documented the historic March 7 speech of Bangabandhu Sheikh Mujibur Rahman....

    Sweden Heads The Best Countries For Business For 2017 while Banagladesh 117th
    Mar01

    Sweden Heads The Best Countries For Business For 2017 while Banagladesh 117th

    Sweden Heads The Best Countries For Business For 2017 while Banagladesh 117th Kurt Badenhausen , FORBES STAFF I cover sports business with rare dip in education & local economies Donald Trump swept into office last month behind a groundswell of support from Americans captivated by his promises to “take America back” and “make America great...

    Trump has broken his oath to God, and America
    Feb05

    Trump has broken his oath to God, and America

    On his inauguration as president of the United States, on January 20, Donald Trump took the oath of office in accordance with the US constitution. He swore that he would do the best of his ability “preserve, protect, and defend the constitution of the United States.” A week later, on January 27, he signed an On his inauguration as president of...

    What happens to Afghanistan now?
    Jan29

    What happens to Afghanistan now?

    AFGHANISTAN is America’s longest war, and it seems it could go on indefinitely, if only because, in shades of the Vietnam catastrophe, there is no face-saving way out, and national pride is very much at stake. President Trump says he will ‘pursue a new foreign policy that finally learns from the mistakes of the past’ but has inherited...

    US, Russia eye fresh Syria peace push
    Sep08

    US, Russia eye fresh Syria peace push

    Forces loyal to Syria’s president Bashar al-Assad walk at a military complex, after they recaptured areas in southwestern Aleppo that rebels had seized last month, Syria, in this handout picture provided by SANA on Monday. The US and Russia conducted last-minute negotiations Thursday over a fresh bid for a Syrian peace deal ahead of an...

    Dhaka ‘fourth least liveable city’
    Aug18

    Dhaka ‘fourth least liveable city’

    Dhaka still belongs to the category of one of the worst cities to live in, according to the Economist Intelligence Unit (EIU). According to the EIU’s latest Global Liveability Ranking, Dhaka, the capital city of Bangladesh, has advanced two notches than last year. It ranked the second least liveable city in 2015. Dhaka has just overrun...

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