Efforts are underway to resume tripartite talks among Bangladesh, China and Myanmar on Rohingya repatriation even though the negotiation with Myanmar remains halted for a long time.
Covid brought under control with united efforts: PM Hasina
Prime Minister Sheikh Hasina on Wednesday said the government has been able to successfully face the Covid-19 pandemic with united efforts of all sectors and the situation is now under control.
UN chief lauds Bangladesh’s Covid mitigation efforts
Secretary General of the United Nations Antonio Guterres has highly applauded Bangladesh’s tremendous efforts in mitigating the health and socio-economic consequences of the Covid-19 pandemic.
WHO DG lauds Bangladesh efforts to control COVID-19
Dhaka, Aug 29: Director General of the World Health Organization Dr Tedros Adhanom Ghebreyesus has lauded the ongoing activities and various initiatives taken by the government of Bangladesh to control COVID-19. He thanked Bangladesh for its support and cooperation to…
Debt Hawks Detract from Urgently Needed Fiscal Recovery Efforts
By Anis Chowdhury and Jomo Kwame Sundaram SYDNEY and KUALA LUMPUR, Aug 13 2020 (IPS) – Developing country debt has continued to grow rapidly since the 2008-2009 global financial crisis (GFC). Warnings against debt have been reiterated by familiar prophets…
Facebook ramps up efforts to curb ‘hateful content’ in ads
Facebook said Friday it would ban a “wider category of hateful content” in ads as the embattled social media giant moved to respond to growing protests over its handling of inflammatory posts.
UN chief Guterres praises African efforts to stem virus
UN Secretary General Antonio Guterres said Wednesday that the developed world could learn lessons from the preventative measures taken by many African countries to stem the spread of the coronavirus.
Amazon defends virus safety efforts amid fresh protests
Amazon on Monday defended its coronavirus safety efforts as it faced renewed protests from warehouse workers, which have drawn support from some of the US giant’s technology employees.
Redouble efforts to identify and isolate all Covid-19 cases
The governmental agencies and all others concerned with the national fight against coronavirus must redouble their vigil to contain its further spread, as Saturday’s detection of 9 new Covid-19 cases must be taken as the first big alarm signal that…
Manipur pledge to strengthen efforts for free flow of rivers
Dimapur, March 14 (EMN): Kangoi Khullen and Kangoi Khunnou village authorities, Centre for Research and Advocacy (CRA) Manipur and Citizens Concern for Dams and Development (CCDD) on Saturday observed International Rivers Day on Saturday, with the theme “Let the rivers…
Make efforts to further brighten country’s dignity: PM
Prime Minister Sheikh Hasina on Sunday called upon the Navy personnel to work with honesty, sincerity and integrity for further brightening the country’s honour and dignity after being imbued with the spirit of sacrifice.
Efforts on to bridge main issues on final day of COP25
Madrid, 13 Dec (TWN) – The climate talks under the UNFCCC are scheduled to end today, 13 Dec. However, judging from how far apart Parties still are on some of the major issues as of 12 Dec, many delegates and…
Facebook ramps up election security efforts ahead of 2020
With just over a year left until the 2020 U.S. presidential election, Facebook is stepping up its efforts to ensure it is not used as a tool to interfere in politics and democracies around the world.
Let’s step up our efforts – now, Guterres tells SDS summit
24 September 2019 SDGs – “The 2030 Agenda is coming to life”, declared the UN chief on Tuesday, referring to the blueprint for a healthier planet and a more just world, as he launched the first Sustainable Development Goals (SDG)…