Friday, December 3, 2021

Tag: Dhaka

Bangladesh economy shows early signs of pandemic recovery

© Provided by Associated Press FILE - In this April 19, 2018 file photo, trainees work at Snowtex garment factory in Dhamrai, near Dhaka, Bangladesh. After months of decline in exports of its garment products, Bangladesh’s economy is showing signs of recovery. The Asian Development Bank in a new report said Tuesday, Sept. 15, 2020, the country's economy's comeback was encouraging and it is expected to grow by 6.8 percent in the current fiscal year ending in June if this recovery sustains. (AP Photo/A.M. Ahad, File)

Bangladesh, Dhaka, September 18 (AP) — A rebound in garment orders after demand crashed during spring shutdowns is helping to revive the Bangladesh economy. Apparel makers, the country’s main export industry, say they are looking ahead to Christmas orders from the U.S. and other major markets. Remittances from Bangladeshi workers employed overseas have also recovered, helping to relieve pressures from ...

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Battery-run rickshaws boom in Dhaka

© Provided by The New Nation But no permission to ply on Traffic Dept

Dhaka, September 12 (The New Nation) - Rickshaws are one of the most common, convenient and popular means of transport for the residents of Dhaka city since long. That is why Dhaka is called the city of rickshaws. According to many private surveys, there are over 600,000 rickshaws including battery-run rickshaws running on city roads. Besides, Dhaka was in the ...

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6.8 magnitude earthquake shakes many parts of Bangladesh

Aug 24 (NIA) - A 6.8 magnitude earthquake struck many parts of Bangladesh on Wednesday shaking high rise buildings and spreading panic amongst citizens. The powerful tremor, with its epicentre in central Myanmar's Chauk, was felt in different regions of Bangladesh, including the port city of Chittagong and capital Dhaka. Local media reports said that there were no immediate reports ...

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