Tue, 13 Nov 2018 06:42
Rohingya flee camps fearing forcible return to Myanmar
Rohingya Muslims were fleeing Bangladeshi refugee camps to avoid being repatriated to Myanmar later this week, community leaders said Monday.
Mon, 12 Nov 2018 01:00
Asean plans to explore Rohingya repatriation
Communique to lay emphasis on ‘voluntary, safe return’ from Bangladesh.
Sun, 11 Nov 2018 01:00
Myanmar denies border shooting as Rohingya repatriation date nears
Myanmar on Saturday denied allegations of a cross-border shooting that raised tensions with Bangladesh ahead of a scheduled start date for the repatriation of Rohingya refugees.
Sat, 10 Nov 2018 08:47
Bangladesh wants China's role in persuading Myanmar
Dhaka has urged Beijing to encourage Myanmar to create a conducive environment for a speedy return of Rohingyas to their home in Rakhine.
Tue, 06 Nov 2018 01:00
Telcos reluctant to compensate for call drops
MOBILE PHONE operators gave back only a third of the minutes payable to users because of massive call drops in the year to September, highlighting their reluctance to compensate customers, according to the telecom regulator.
Sat, 27 Oct 2018 07:32
DGC expert Siddikur surges into lead with Suradit at Panasonic Open India
Delhi expert Siddikur Rahman of Bangladesh signed for a solid six-under-par 66 to grab a share of the halfway lead with young Thai talent Suradit Yongcharoenchai at the US$400,000 Panasonic Open India on Friday.
Wed, 24 Oct 2018 14:20
Bangladesh ranks Lonely Planet’s 7th best value destination
In a recent report showcasing the best-in-value travel destinations for 2019, Lonelyplanet.com has ranked Bangladesh 7th in their meticulously-crafted list of the top ten places for affordable adventures.
Mon, 22 Oct 2018 17:12
Bangladesh ambassador to Thailand made UK envoy
The government has decided to appoint Saida Muna Tasneem, currently serving as the Ambassador of Bangladesh to the Kingdom of Thailand, as the new High Commissioner of Bangladesh to the United Kingdom.
Sat, 20 Oct 2018 14:46
8000 Rohingyas to return to Myanmar soon, FM tells ASEM Summit
Bangladesh's Foreign Minister AH Mahmood Ali has expressed hope that the first batch of eight thousand Rohingya people would be able to return to their original villages in Rakhine State of Myanmar soon.
Mon, 15 Oct 2018 01:00
Bangladesh’s drift toward digital absolutism
On September 19, Bangladesh passed the latest iteration of its digital policy. Telecommunications and Information Technology Minister Mustafa Jabbar, who proposed the Digital Security Bill 2018 to parliament, called it a “historic” and “heavenly” law, compared to digital laws in other countries.
Wed, 26 Sep 2018 15:24
Temperature rise to affect 134m people in Bangladesh: WB
Might reduce projected 6.7% GDP, WB says in a new report
Tue, 25 Sep 2018 09:14
Ending Rohingya Crisis: Bangladesh places 3 proposals at UN meet
Bangladesh's Prime Minister Sheikh Hasina yesterday made three recommendations for solving the Rohingya crisis at its root, including abolition of discriminatory laws, policies and practices of Myanmar against the minority group.
Wed, 19 Sep 2018 11:48
The Rohingya refugee crisis in key dates
Paris - The International Criminal Court on Tuesday opened a preliminary probe into Myanmar's crimes against Rohingya Muslims after a ferocious army crackdown drove more than 700,000 of them into Bangladesh.
Sun, 16 Sep 2018 12:15
Which Asian Countries Are The Most Innovative?
NEW DELHI - Singapore, South Korea and Japan are the most innovative countries in Asia whereas Pakistan and Bangladesh are the least innovative, according to the Global Innovation Index 2018 report.
Sat, 15 Sep 2018 10:12
Living in fear, uncertainty
Amid crackdown, Bangladeshi workers in Malaysia face tough times