Jagaran Chakma

Jagaran Chakma is a Staff Reporter of The Daily Star

Foreigners working in Bangladesh rising

An increasing number of foreign nationals are seeking permits to work in Bangladesh because of a lack of skilled managers and an education system not tailored to meet industrialisation in the country.

1d ago

Ceramics industry reeling from three-pronged assault

The ceramics industry has been desperately seeking respite from a spate of crises in recent months, but their woes have only deepened due to a worsening gas crisis.

1d ago

Will there be any uptick in investment after PM’s China visit?

There was an expectation that investment inflows from China to Bangladesh would increase substantially following the Covid-19 pandemic as investors in China were looking for an alternative manufacturing hub.

3d ago

Local pharma lights up hope in cancer treatment

The pharmaceutical sector of Bangladesh has achieved many milestones over the past 14 years. Not only do local companies now meet 90 percent of the country’s demand for medicines, but the products are also exported to around 150 countries, fetching hundreds of millions of dollars.

4d ago

Full-fledged cancer treatment facilities need of the hour

High-quality cancer drugs are produced in Bangladesh. Oncologists and physicians are also available. However, the country is lagging in putting in place an adequate number of full-fledged facilities to treat patients suffering from such diseases.

4d ago

Construction of Chinese economic zone makes no progress in 8 years

Construction of the Chinese Economic and Industrial Zone (CEIZ) in Chattogram has not started despite eight years having passed since the Bangladesh Economic Zones Authority (Beza) first took the initiative to build the enclave in a bid to attract foreign investment.

1w ago

A bright spot: Govt project costs Tk 100cr less than estimate

There is a common allegation that the actual implementation costs of government projects inevitably exceed the estimated costs due to a number of reasons, including time extensions and unnecessary expenditures.

1w ago

PM’s visit to China: Dhaka to seek $20b fresh loans from Beijing

Bangladesh will seek fresh loans amounting to $20 billion during Prime Minister Sheikh Hasina’s upcoming visit to China, which Beijing hopes would be a “game changer” in the bilateral relationship.

1w ago
July 16, 2024
July 16, 2024

Foreigners working in Bangladesh rising

An increasing number of foreign nationals are seeking permits to work in Bangladesh because of a lack of skilled managers and an education system not tailored to meet industrialisation in the country.

July 16, 2024
July 16, 2024

Ceramics industry reeling from three-pronged assault

The ceramics industry has been desperately seeking respite from a spate of crises in recent months, but their woes have only deepened due to a worsening gas crisis.

July 14, 2024
July 14, 2024

Will there be any uptick in investment after PM’s China visit?

There was an expectation that investment inflows from China to Bangladesh would increase substantially following the Covid-19 pandemic as investors in China were looking for an alternative manufacturing hub.

July 13, 2024
July 13, 2024

Full-fledged cancer treatment facilities need of the hour

High-quality cancer drugs are produced in Bangladesh. Oncologists and physicians are also available. However, the country is lagging in putting in place an adequate number of full-fledged facilities to treat patients suffering from such diseases.

July 13, 2024
July 13, 2024

Local pharma lights up hope in cancer treatment

The pharmaceutical sector of Bangladesh has achieved many milestones over the past 14 years. Not only do local companies now meet 90 percent of the country’s demand for medicines, but the products are also exported to around 150 countries, fetching hundreds of millions of dollars.

July 9, 2024
July 9, 2024

Construction of Chinese economic zone makes no progress in 8 years

Construction of the Chinese Economic and Industrial Zone (CEIZ) in Chattogram has not started despite eight years having passed since the Bangladesh Economic Zones Authority (Beza) first took the initiative to build the enclave in a bid to attract foreign investment.

July 4, 2024
July 4, 2024

PM’s visit to China: Dhaka to seek $20b fresh loans from Beijing

Bangladesh will seek fresh loans amounting to $20 billion during Prime Minister Sheikh Hasina’s upcoming visit to China, which Beijing hopes would be a “game changer” in the bilateral relationship.

July 4, 2024
July 4, 2024

A bright spot: Govt project costs Tk 100cr less than estimate

There is a common allegation that the actual implementation costs of government projects inevitably exceed the estimated costs due to a number of reasons, including time extensions and unnecessary expenditures.

July 1, 2024
July 1, 2024

Dhaka looks to Beijing for fresh loans

Talks on Chinese loan proposals will be at the fore during Prime Minister Sheikh Hasina’s upcoming visit to Beijing.

June 27, 2024
June 27, 2024

Phasing out tax holiday in EZs a violation of deals

Implementation of the budgetary proposal to phase out a tax holiday for investors and developers of private economic zones (EZs) will be a violation of agreements signed over developing the zones, according to the Japanese ambassador to Bangladesh.

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