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They escaped a campaign of murder, repression and rape by Myanmar's military and militant Buddhist monks. Now hundreds of thousands of Rohingya Muslims refugees in Bangladesh await the political deal that would allow a return to their homeland. Special correspondent Tania Rashid and ...
Thousands suffered severe trauma, including witnessing the murder of loved ones, the burning of their homes and villages, sexual violence and other acts of brutality, before fleeing on the often long and treacherous journey to reach relative safety in Bangladesh. With most of the Rohingya holed up in flimsy ...

“Since October last year, 35 families have left from our nearby villages and settled in Burma. Some of the family members informed us that they would get free food, land, cattle, houses and citizenship,” Prenglung Mro, a resident of Raraipara village of Bandarban district, told BenarNews, standing outside ...
Excelerate Energy's floating storage and regasification unit (FSRU) Excellence arrived at Bangladesh's Moheshkhali Port on April 23 bringing with it a commissioning cargo from ... An onshore gas pipeline connects the FSRU to the main demand center in Chittagong, the second largest city in Bangladesh.
Five years on from the industrial disaster that killed over 1,130 clothing factory workers in Bangladesh, high street fashion giants have invested millions in ... factories against international standards” six weeks after the building collapse, and that it “remains committed” to improving the Bangladeshi garment ...
The Bangladesh government also deserves credit for supporting grassroots initiatives in economic inclusion, the positive effects of which are visible in recently released data from the World Bank. Among Bangladeshi adults with bank accounts, 34.1% made digital transactions in 2017, compared to an ...

Bangladesh on Monday rejected a claim by Myanmar that the Buddhist-majority nation had repatriated the first five among some 700,000 Rohingya ... Asaduzzaman Khan, said Myanmar's claim that the family had been "repatriated" was false, noting that the family had never reached Bangladeshi territory.
If the company succeeds, home systems will morph into village minigrids, offering wider access to more power at lower cost. ... Marketing, installation, and maintenance occur in partnership with Bangladesh's leader in solar home systems, Grameen Shakti, with which SOLshare split a US $1 million prize ...
But the Bangladesh capital is still the 72nd most expensive city relative to others, and more expensive than Bangalore, Chennai, Karachi and New Delhi in South Asia. Singapore is the world's most expensive in the cost of living ranking covering 133 cities worldwide, according to a study released by the ...
MYANMAR is conducting a “land-grab by the military” on sites where Rohingya villages formerly stood, a new report, Remaking Rakhine State, ... refugees face danger from the upcoming monsoon season, especially those living near the city of Cox's Bazar, in south-east Bangladesh, CAFOD has said.

Bangladesh mourns dead in crash of Dhaka-Kathmandu flight ... Bangladesh is mourning those who died in the crash of a plane from Dkaha as it was landing in Kathmandu, Nepal. Bangladesh ... Also on Thursday, a team of Bangladeshi doctors left for Nepal to help the injured and attempt identifications.
Bangladesh Association of Pourasava Service (BAPS) has staged a protest demanding better salary and other benefits from the national treasury for the fifth consecutive day in front of ... According to him, employees from 327 municipalities around the country get paid from the municipalities' own treasuries.
Before the Rohingya started crossing into Bangladesh from Myanmar in large numbers in the summer, fleeing attacks on their villages by the army and allied mobs, the hills ... The Bangladeshi government let them settle around an area where there was already a relatively small Rohingya refugee camp.
Rights advocates have expressed outrage over the Myanmar military's policy of building security installations on top of razed villages from which the ... Lewa gave the example of a village in the westernmost town of Buthidaung where the government is preparing to build a base for its Border Guard Police ...
With only the clothes they were wearing, hundreds of thousands of Rohingya Muslims fled their villages in Myanmar in search of refuge in Bangladesh. But hidden behind closed doors in the sprawling refugee camps, many Rohingya women and girls continue to be exploited and abused. According to UN ...
A plane carrying 71 people from Bangladesh swerved erratically and flew dangerously low before crashing and erupting in flames as it landed Monday in Kathmandu, Nepal's capital, killing at least 50 people, officials and witnesses said. The exact number of dead and injured remained unclear amid the ...
Burma is allegedly building military bases on top of razed Rohingya villages, raising questions over the safety of hundreds of thousands of ... About a quarter of a million Muslim Rohingya people were forced to flee across the border to Bangladesh amid allegations of ethnic cleansing by Burmese forces.
16, and the sweet shop front on Summit Avenue has already made its mark as Jersey City's first Bangladeshi eatery. ... led Nur-E to take over Hilsa Grocery at 745 Newark Avenue, and her practice of sourcing almost exclusively from purveyors in Bangladesh has streamlined the supply for Korai Kitchen.
South Korea is willing to share its ideas and experiences with Bangladesh to build a model city blending the nature and modern technologies so that all could live there in peace and happiness. Both Dhaka and Seoul, the capital cities of Bangladesh and South Korea respectively, are now overcrowded with ...
Domino's will open its first outlet through a joint venture with Indian restaurant company Jubilant FoodWorks and Bangladesh's Golden Harvest, the two companies said on March 06. ... Golden Harvest, on the other hand, is a large business conglomerate based out of Bangladesh's capital city, Dhaka.


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