For most of history all populations in the world grew with more children compared to the adult populations. Now Asia is facing a crisis because of the presence of less children and a higher percentage of adults. Representatives across the region gathered June 12-13 in Mongolia to discuss the issue.
Bangladesh Tender and Business News
The Government of Bangladesh has been approved for a grant of $100 million from the Asian Development Bank (ADB) to help the country develop basic infrastructure and services for displaced persons and refugees.
Sympa Solar Power Limited, a joint venture company that manages utility scale solar PV projects in Bangladesh, announced that they signed Implementation Agreement and Power Purchase Agreement (“PPA”) for their 8MWac solar power plant to be installed in Tetulia, Panchaghar in north-western Bangladesh.
Borussia Dortmund, a traditional German football club, has chosen Bangkok Airways, a regional airline of Thailand, as a regional partner.
Siam Commercial Bank (SCB), the first indigenous bank in Thailand, has signed an agreement with Julius Baer, a global private banking group based in Switzerland.
Pactera Technology International Ltd., a China-based IT service provider and a subsidiary of HNA Technology, has announced it has launched charity projects in Bangladesh and the Philippines.
In Trillions' current 3-month rolling calendar of some of Asia’s best trade shows, we feature one of the biggest Airshow events in the world, along with exhibitions on an International Media & Satellite Communications, Industry Automation, Apparel Manufacturing, South Asia Travel & Tourism, Food Packaging, Pools & Spas, Medical Devices, Gardens & Landscaping, Metal & Steel, Sporting Goods, and everything about Livestock, Meat Processing and the Dairy Industry.
In our current 3-month rolling calendar of some of the more intriguing and trade shows, we feature one of the biggest Maritime shows in the world, along with exhibitions on Food Manufacturing Tech, Industry Automation, Apparel Manufacturing, Food Packaging, Pools & Spas, Garden and Landscaping Design, and the signature Asian Airshow event for this time of the year.
Larsen & Toubro (L&T), an conglomerate based in Mumbai, has received a contract from the Bangladesh Power Development Board (BPDB) to set up the Bibiyana South 400 MW Combined Cycle Power Plant project.
New Jersey-based International Process Plants and Equipment (IPP), in collaboration with partner Beijing-based Bluestar Chemical Machinery Co., LTd. (BCMC), a units of ChemChina, is going to build a new Chlor-Alkali production complex for AMEX Export Import Inc. and its end-user client, SR Chemical Group in Bogra, Bangladesh.
The latest three-month rolling trade show calendar from AsiaBizNews.net, covering events running through January 2018, is below. With topics from Digital Media, Fabrics and Fabric technology, the ASEAN Solar + Energy Storage Congress & Expo, television and film, shipbuilding, food tech, and industry automation, there is much happening in this fast-growing region.
Mynamar's repressive regime is getting a new pushback, this time via UN Ambassador Nikki Haley from the United States as she recently called for virtual arms embargo against the repressive regime. China and Russia, two others on the Security Council, are likely to block the plan.
During a two-day conference of Asian and African lawmakers in New Delhi last week, the focus was on youth and the population dividend, women’s health, sustainable development objectives, and the key role of parliamentarians to promote transparency, accountability and good governance.
Tens of thousands of Rohingyas, driven out and ignored by their home country Myanmar, are scrambling to survive amid scarcities of food, clean water and medical care in Bangladesh's border districts.
One of the most amazing local wonders in Bangladesh is Char Chatkimarai, a tiny island of eight square miles situated in the extreme south of Bangladesh close to the Bay of Bengal. With much hard work, this once empty area now is filled with buffalo, in an economic transformation driven by the area's poor.
30 years after the initiative started in Bangladesh, poor women in Bangladesh are now regularly employed as laborers in many different kinds of rural development works across the country. This includes jobs such as road construction which traditionally were handled 100% by men in the past.
Climate change may be a major contributor to water problems in South Asia, with rapidly changing heat, rainfall, and flooding creating havoc. A second major problem is the lack of effective regional cooperation between Asian countries such as Bangladesh, Bhutan, China, India and Nepal.
As a by-product of accelerating climate change, Bangladesh has been recently inundated by a number of water-related disasters, including water-logging and floods that displace thousands of families. As clean water grows more scarce and more costly to acquire, immediate solutions are required to bring in more water and optimize the use of what is available.
The Arab-Asian region is the home of 300 million youth in 22 Arab countries and 400 million more in Asia in the Pacific. These 700 million aged 15-24 years old add up to more than 60 percent of the entire world's youth population, and yet in spite of the vast wealth in both regions their future is still a major question.
While many attacking climate change emphasize fuel efficiency and alternative fuel/engine approaches, a new research project at Bangladesh's North South University (NSU) is suggesting that upgrading the navigation system could also have a major effect on overall aviation greenhouse gas emissions.
Multilateral development banks (MDBs) leaders have agreed to deepen their collaboration to encourage private sector investment in vital infrastructure needed to support sustainable and inclusive economic growth throughout the world.
The Islamic Development Bank (IDB) group just announced that its private sector arm, the Islamic Corporation for the Development of the Private Sector (ICD) (www.ICD-PS.org), just signed an agreement with Green Delta Capital Limited (GDCL), to support various financing transactions in Bangaldesh.
Human development is progressing and has recently made major strides in many areas, but many are still left behind, with systemic and often unmeasured barriers to catching up. A new UN report urges a stronger focus on those excluded and on actions to dismantle these barriers to ensure sustainable human development for all.
Honey is known around the world as an enjoyable treat and seen by many as the source of cures for potentially hundreds of diseases. Despite that, it is not that common to see bees allowed to build hives near homes. That trend may be changing, however, in certain regions within the country of Bangladesh.
A new generation of women journalists is emerging in Bangladesh, in spite of social taboos and hostile office climates which have kept the numbers of women working in Bangladesh’s media sector dismally low.