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Chinese, Bangladeshi staff jointly make “bridge of dreams” come true

Engineers and workers from China and Bangladesh are working together to turn the "bridge of dreams", the Padma Bridge connecting Bangladesh's south to its north, into reality. Now...

Bangladesh girl burned to death on teacher’s order: police

A schoolgirl was burned to death in Bangladesh on the orders of her head teacher after she reported him for sexually harassing her, police...

Bangladesh film star Ferdous Ahmed sorry after India election expulsion

A Bangladesh film star has apologised after he was expelled from India for taking part in election campaigning, but found support in his country's...

Defiant Rakhine rebels say ‘no peace by prayer’ in battle with Myanmar army

Rakhine rebels locked in a vicious fight with Myanmar's army will not "get peace by praying", its commander said as he vowed his forces...

Gunmen kill 14 after kidnapping them from buses on Pakistani coast

Unidentified gunmen killed 14 people in southwestern Pakistan after pulling them from several passenger buses, sifting through their identity cards and kidnapping them, a...

Bangladesh garment makers ask government to extend export subsidy

Bangladesh’s garment makers have asked the government to extend a 5 percent export subsidy for the industry, saying they are being squeezed between low...

India cancels actor Ferdous Ahmed’s visa over election campaigning row

Bangladeshi star actor Ferdous Ahmed has been forced to leave India after he was discovered campaigning for a candidate from the opposition All India...

Bangladesh starlet apologises after ‘atheist’ comments

A Bangladeshi actress has been forced to apologise after remarks construed as admitting atheism. Safa Kabir, an actress and model who has appeared in top...

India acts against Tiktok app over pornography concerns

The Indian government on Tuesday ordered tech giants Google and Apple to take down the Chinese-owned Tiktok video app after a court expressed concerns...

‘The people’s messengers’: Myanmar’s satirical poets target censorship

In a classroom on the outskirts of Myanmar's biggest city, a thin, bespectacled university student-led about a dozen peers in boisterous chants of "Censorship...