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Bangladesh

Bangladesh LNG power plant backed by $645m in Japanese len...

A power plant in Bangladesh fueled by liquefied natural gas will receive 69 billion yen ($644 million) in loans from public and private...

Construction of Bangladesh’s first ever heliport to begin...

Construction work of the country’s first-ever heliport, a dedicated landing facility for helicopters, will begin in 2021. The Mi...

Bangladesh: 50% of virus deaths come from capital Dhaka

Almost 50% of coronavirus deaths in Bangladesh come from the capital Dhaka, according to a new Health Ministry report. The overcrowded...

Debut cargo vessel to Agartala via Bangladesh port after 5...

Barely days after sending the first parcel train to Bangladesh, now another freight route through the sea has been opened with the neig...

'A third of Bangladesh underwater' after heavy rains, floo...

A third of Bangladesh is underwater after some of the heaviest rains in a decade, officials said. Almost four million people have...

Bangladesh: Police force faces brunt of virus

Coronavirus fatalities among Bangladesh's police force hit 50 on Monday with one more death in the capital Dhaka. "A total of 50 colle...

Bangladesh weighs paying for infrastructure with remittanc...

The novel coronavirus threatens to scupper Bangladesh's run of strong economic growth, which has averaged 7% over the past decade. But...

Dhaka looks the other way as rights groups push for Rohing...

Facilities set up by the Bangladesh navy on the Bhasan Char island Bangladesh has yet to decide on the relocation of more than 30...

Malaysia Airlines to resume Dhaka-Kuala Lumpur flight on J...

Malaysia Airlines will resume flight operations on the Dhaka-Kuala Lumpur-Dhaka route on July 17, after a three-and-a-half-month suspen...

Bangladeshi coronavirus sufferers shun hospitals

The authorities in Chittagong say only half of its dedicated hospital beds are currently filled.PHOTO: AFP Thousands of beds for c...

BGB acquires all-terrain vehicles to combat cross-border c...

The Border Guard Bangladesh (BGB) has acquired all-terrain vehicles (ATVs) to crack down on cross-border crime by carrying out quick an...

'We are on our own': Bangladesh's pregnant garment workers...

A few weeks ago, Kalpona Akter’s phone started vibrating. She watched with mounting dread as message after message poured in. Fir...

Pakistan, Bangladesh hold talks in possible thaw

Top diplomats of Bangladesh and Pakistan held talks recently to promote bilateral relations in a possible thaw, according to official s...

Covid, corruption and connection

Bangladesh isn't exactly a role model in the management of the corona crisis but it is throwing up excellent examples on how to fake te...

‘We are keeping the people’s conscience awake, keeping the...

The Taiwan-based Tang Foundation recently awarded the Bangladesh Environmental Lawyers Association (BELA) the Tang Foundation Prize in...

Bangladesh and the China-India conflict

When Narendra Modi was elected to the office of prime minister for the first time in 2014, he invited his counterparts from Nepal, Bang...

Indian BSF killed 25 Bangladeshis this year: Report

At least 25 Bangladeshi civilians were killed by the Indian Border Security Force (BSF) in the first six months of this year, according...

Bangladesh allows foreign investors to park dividends in F...

Aiming to draw more foreign direct investment (FDI), the Bangladesh Bank has again eased its policy, allowing foreign investors to depo...

6 dead in clash between factions of Bangladesh ethnic grou...

The president of Jana Sanghati Samity MN Larma (reformist group) of Bandarban unit, along with five of its activists, was shot dead in...

Bangladesh receives the first batch of Chinese VT5 light t...

The first batch of Chinese VT5 light tanks was delivered to Bangladesh. Its configuration is higher than China’s own light tanks....

Dhaka requests Kathmandu to conclude negotiations on PTA

Bangladesh has requested Nepal to conclude discussions on signing of preferential trade agreement (PTA) in the shortest possible time,...