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DHAKA: Bangladesh govt sets aside more funds to fix capital crunch in state banks
The Bangladeshi government has allocated nearly 154 billion taka in the next budget to meet a capital shortfall in four state-owned commercial banks, in keeping with the stipulations under the International Monetary Fund's External Credit Facility.
The Straits Times
Bangladesh opposition clean sweeps key city elections
Bangladesh's Islamist-backed main opposition on Sunday swept mayoral elections in four cities in a major setback for the ruling party ahead of general polls.