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ADB, UNDP sign agreement to boost disaster recovery in Asia Pacific

The Asian Development Bank (ADB) and the United Nations Development Programme (UNDP) have signed an agreement to strengthen disaster recovery capacity in selected countries across Asia and the Pacific. The agreement was signed by ADB Director General for Sustainable Development and Climate Change Woochong Um and UNDP’s Assistant Administrator and …

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Bangladesh receives record $2.6bn remittances in July

Expatriate Bangladeshis have sent home $2.6 billion in July alone which is the highest monthly remittance received in the country’s history despite all sorts of troubles that accompanied the global coronavirus pandemic. In June, the country received $1.833 billion in remittance. The buoyant inflow of remittance helped push the central …

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Beximco thrives on coronavirus challenges: Nikkei Asian Review report

Coronavirus pandemic has sent orders plummeting for most manufacturers in Bangladesh, like their peers elsewhere, but Beximco Group has turned the outbreak into an opportunity to show off its ability to churn out advanced products, reports Japan-based Nikkei Asian Review. The pharmaceutical wing of Beximco Group, a sprawling conglomerate and …

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Uber enlists over 5000 vehicles since resuming services

Tuesday Uber has announced that it has enlisted 5000 vehicles on its platform to provide convenient and affordable transportation for riders, along with creating livelihood opportunities for its drivers, after a lengthy lockdown. Uber’s enlistment drive follows a BRTA order which stipulated that ridesharing could only resume with enlisted vehicles. …

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