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  • New Marine Protected Area for Bangladesh

    When the Bangladesh Cetacean Diversity Project (BCDP) was established in July 2006 by the Wildlife Conservation Society (WCS) its objectives included researching and monitoring populations ...

    November 5, 2014
  • Bangladesh Updates Conservation Red List

    The IUCN Bangladesh Country Office, together with the Bangladesh Forest Department and funded by the World Bank, is currently updating the Species Red List of Bangladesh to determine the ...

    October 22, 2014
  • Cultural Diversity at Ethnological Museum in Chittagong

    Located in the city of Chittagong, the Ethnological Museum chronicles the history of the ethnic groups of Bangladesh. The museum, which was established in 1965 and opened to the public in ...

    October 8, 2014
  • Tiger Conservation Conference in Dhaka

    At the second Global Tiger Stocktaking Conference held in Dhaka on 14-16 September 2014, Prime Minister of Bangladesh, Sheikh Hasina called on all present to join hands to save tigers in the ...

    September 24, 2014
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What to See

  • Museums in Bangladesh

    Folk Art Museum

    Just outside of the city of Dhaka, lies one of the most historic cities in Bangladesh, namely Sonargaon. With its magnificent ancient buildings and monuments, it is only fitting that this wonderful capital would become home to a museum that captures and preserves the traditions and culture of the people of Bangladesh. The Folk Art Museum, or Folk Art and Crafts Museum, was established in ...

  • News

    Newspapers

    Mass media is important in all countries as it provides the population with current information and news. Bangladesh's independent newspapers are very active in the country and willing to expose all truths. The country's constitution states that freedom of the press is a right. Unfortunately, however, journalists find themselves the victims of harassment by police officers as well as ...

  • Culture

    Expatriates

    Not many people choose to become a Bangladesh expatriate though at one stage there was quite a sizable expatriate community living in the country. The vast majority of these expatriates where descendents of British colonists who had discovered the many advantages that the British enjoyed in the country and decided to stay. However, their enthusiasm soon waned and they returned to their ...

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  • Golf Courses

    Savar Golf Club

    To the west of the Dhaka-Aricha highway in Bangladesh, lays the sprawling greens of the Savar Golf Club. It is one of the exclusive golf clubs in Bangladesh and even though it is not the biggest, covering just over sixty eight acres of land, it is one of the busiest. With more than seven hundred members, the Savar Golf Club is a hive of activity. Considered to be a young club due to it only ...

  • Culture

    Music

    Bangladesh has a very rich musical heritage since music has always played an important role in the lives of the people. In ancient times, song was usually linked to prayer and this can still be seen somewhat today in the singing of folksongs that often praise certain gods and their creation. Over time new influences where introduced and musical styles changed. Musical development was better ...

  • Religious Sites in Bangladesh

    Golden Temple

    A mere ninety two kilometers outside of Chittagong, is a picturesque part of Bangladesh that is referred to as the rooftop of the country. Over and above the fact that the hill town is home to two of the highest peaks in Bangladesh, namely Tajingdong and Keokeradong, it is one of the most breathtaking parts of the country. Winding roads through dense green forests, rolling hills of lush ...

  • Art Galleries

    Saju Art Gallery

    Located in the Gulshan suburb of Dhaka, the capital city of Bangladesh, the Saju Art Gallery has been exhibiting superb works of art by local and international artists for more than three decades. As the owner of the gallery, Ramiz Ahmed Chowdhury Saju has become a well respected figure among artists, dealers, buyers and critics. Reputed to have the interests of the artists and community at ...

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