- Bangladesh: At the mercy of climate change (Independent)
The Sundarbans nature reserve in Bangladesh's south-west is one of the last untouched places on Earth – and home to the largest population of tigers left in the wild. But the trees in the Sundarbans have suddenly started dying. And not just that: they have started dying in a way nobody has seen before, from the top down.
- Bangladesh Nov trade deficit widens to $630.66 mln (Reuters via Yahoo! Asia News)
DHAKA, Feb 20 (Reuters) – Bangladesh's trade deficit widened to $630.66 million in November 2006 from $425.42 million a month earlier, a central bank official said on Tuesday.
- Bangladesh Nobel winner to sever ties with Grameen Bank (AFP via Yahoo! News)
Bangladesh's "banker to the poor" Nobel Peace Prize winner Muhammad Yunus will sever ties with Grameen Bank after he enters politics later this month, a report said.
- Expo Bangladesh To Open In London Feb 21 (Asia Pulse via Yahoo!7 News)
A four-day Expo Bangladesh 2006-7 will begin at the Old Truman Brewery of Brick Lane in London from February 21. The Bangladesh-British Trade Cooperation is organising the event to showcase Bangladeshi products abroad.
- Bangladesh Nobel laureate's political quest sparks debate (Reuters via Yahoo! News)
The launch of a political party by Bangladesh's Nobel Peace Prize winner Muhammad Yunus has taken most politicians by surprise but is being welcomed by ordinary citizens desperate for change.
- Cricket: Bangladesh pray for their day in the Caribbean sun (AFP via Yahoo! News)
Bangladesh will be praying for at least one shock victory in the World Cup to boost hopes of giving their best-ever performance in the mega one-day event.
- BGMEA Urges Bangladesh Govt To Revive Ailing Garment Cos (Asia Pulse via Yahoo!7 News)
Bangladesh Garment Manufacturers and Exporters Association (BGMEA) has urged the interim government to take initiative for the resurrection of some 1,900 sick apparel companies – a malaise not healed by successive regimes.
- India OKs Duty-Free Bangladesh Clothing (AP via Yahoo! Finance)
India will import two million pieces of duty-free garments from Bangladesh, which is likely to boost bilateral trade and reduce a nearly $2 billion trade gap that favors New Delhi, India's foreign minister said Monday.