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Bangladesh hopes to stem trafficking of Rohingya by opening schools

Some 10,000 Rohingya children in the world's largest refugee camp will start formal schooling in April, reducing their risk of trafficking and exploitation, officials...

Measles vaccine drive aims to protect 45 million children in Asia, Africa

Up to 45 million children in seven developing countries will be immunised against measles in a series of major vaccination campaigns to try to...

Bangladesh halts visa-on-arrival for Chinese nationals

Bangladesh has temporarily suspended its visa-on-arrival services for Chinese nationals and asked the authorities not to recruit them for the ongoing projects after the...

Bangladesh capital awash with plastic-coated posters

Dhaka is awash with millions of plastic-laminated campaign posters ahead of elections in the Bangladeshi capital, and environmentalists are up in arms. These posters —...

India, Bangladesh consider evacuating citizens from China’s Wuhan

India and Bangladesh said on Tuesday they were working on evacuating their citizens from the Chinese city of Wuhan, the epicentre of a coronavirus outbreak that...

Rohingya refugees pray for justice as court to rule in genocide case

Rohingya refugees who fled persecution and violence in Myanmar are praying for justice as the International Court of Justice (ICJ) in The Hague prepares...

Bangladesh sentences 10 Islamists to death for 2001 bombing

A Bangladeshi court sentenced 10 Islamic militants to death Monday for the bombing at communist party rally two decades ago that killed five people. In...

Domingo wants Bangladesh to follow India template in tests

Bangladesh coach Russell Domingo wants the team to follow the example of India to grow after years of stagnation in the long format and...

Bangladesh eyes deal with Malaysia to protect migrant workers from abuse

by Naimul Karim Cutting recruitment fees for Bangladeshi migrants who move to Malaysia for work under a new deal could curb human trafficking, according to officials,...

World Bank forecasts Bangladesh growth of 7.3 pct, to miss govt projection

The World Bank on Thursday predicted Bangladesh's economy will grow at 7.3 percent in the fiscal year that ends on June 30, lower than a...