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Bangladesh shifts 80,000 more Rohingya refugees to Bhashan Char

ANOTHER 80,000 Rohingya refugees will be shifted to Bhashan Char from camps in Cox's Bazar, the Bangladesh government announced on Sunday (6). Prime minister Sheikh...

Bangladesh needs five million Sputnik V vaccine doses from Russia

BANGLADESH'S foreign ministry has expressed an interest in the co-production of Sputnik V Covid-19 with Russia, in a meeting with the Russian ambassador to...

Bangladesh arrests sex traffickers who lured women on TikTok

The BANGLADESH police detained on Friday (4) seven suspected members of a sex trafficking gang who contacted and lured young women through the TikTok...

Rohingya refugee vessel disembarks off Indonesian coast

A BOAT with 81 Rohingya refugees landed off the Indonesian coast on Friday (4), as nine refugees lost their life after a voyage of...

Bangladesh on US’s global vaccine sharing list

THE US will share approximately seven million doses of Covid-19 vaccines with Asian countries, including Bangladesh, it has emerged. The administration of president Joe Biden...

‘Firms with 100 trans staff members, eligible for tax rebate,’ says Bangladesh

BANGLADESH'S finance minister on Thursday (3) announced tax breaks for firms that hire transgender people, in a move to boost job prospects in the trans community. “Businesses where...

Rohingya refugees hurt in protest during UNHCR visit on Bangladeshi island

ROHINGYA refugees in Bangladesh suffered baton injuries as they protested against not being allowed to speak to UNHCR delegates, who visited the country on...

‘Not a single vaccine has been administered among Rohingya refugees in Bangladesh,’ says UNHCR

A UN agency has sought global support for Covid-19 vaccinations among refugees in Asia as well as the Rohingya in Bangladesh. The UNHCR said the...

Poacher killed 70 Bengal tigers, arrested in Bangladesh

BANGLADESH police on Monday (31) have arrested a notorious poacher wanted for 20 years and believed to have killed around 70 endangered Bengal tigers. Local...

Rohingya refugees protest as UN team visits Bangladesh island

SEVERAL thousand Rohingyas staged "unruly" protests on Monday (31) against their living conditions on a cyclone-prone island of Bangladesh where they were moved from...