Friday, 25 June 2021
Bangladesh needs to be extremely astute in handling Quad
Bangladesh needs to be extremely astute regarding Quad and such initiatives. It must proceed with its own interests in mind, applying pragmatic diplomacy and maintaining as much of a balance as ...
21 Jun 2021, 16:19
G7 summit outlines health pact to stop future pandemics
G7 leaders are on Saturday set to agree a joint declaration aimed at preventing another pandemic, as they resume wide-ranging talks at their first in-person summit in almost two years.
12 Jun 2021, 11:23
US welcomes Pfizer arrival in Bangladesh, reiterates to work together
The United States has welcomed the arrival of 106,000 doses of the Pfizer/BioNTech’s Covid-19 vaccine to Bangladesh saying the US, Bangladesh and global partners are working closely together to ...
01 Jun 2021, 19:09
Indian vaccines preferred, buying Chinese for immediate need: Health ministry official
India has gifted Bangladesh three million SII manufactured vaccines free and supplied another seven million on payment before facing the massive Covid surge at home
27 May 2021, 11:59
Govt procuring 15 million vaccines from China
Under a trade agreement, the first consignment of 5 million (50 lakh) Sinopharm vaccines is expected to arrive in Bangladesh in June
25 May 2021, 17:35
Bangladesh, two other S Asia countries nearly out of Covid vaccines: Officials
Bangladesh has about one million doses of AstraZeneca’s Covishield and Chinese Sinopharm jabs, and was expecting 100,000 Pfizer shots, but all will be gone in “days”, government health chief ABM ...
22 May 2021, 09:08
Bangladesh, Nepal scramble to secure shots as India curbs exports
Bangladesh has been relying on the AstraZeneca vaccine but only two per cent of its 170 million people are fully vaccinated
20 May 2021, 08:31
Why is China concerned about Bangladesh?
This tug-of-war between Washington and Beijing certainly pushes Bangladesh towards a precarious balancing act
17 May 2021, 16:41
Precarious predicament of vaccine procurement
Vaccines are basically the government’s responsibility. Once the vaccines are procured and distributed, then the people can be told to get vaccinated, to be registered. But how to get the vaccine?
08 May 2021, 14:15
Momen urges expats for lobbying to get vaccines from the US
Foreign minister AK Abdul Momen said the Indian diaspora in the US is strongly lobbying with the government there. That’s why the US sends a whole lot of vaccines to India
06 May 2021, 11:56