Minister says Bangladesh is paying the entire US$280 million to build homes and fortify the muddy island in the Bay of Bengal from cyclones, and that it was mulling a formal request for international funds.
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Methamphetamine being trafficked into Bangladesh with increasing frequency where prices can triple upon reaching Dhaka
Hundreds of devotees this week congregated in Cox’s Bazaar, eastern Bangladesh, to commemorate the anniversary of the birth of Buddha. Among them were a mixture of Hindus and Buddhists, Burmese[…]
Bangladesh looks to seal energy deal with Burma to satisfy major electricity shortfall whilst eyeing overland links to southwestern China
[album: https://www.dvb.no/wp-content/plugins/dm-albums/dm-albums.php?currdir=/wp-content/uploads/dm-albums/Flooded Rohingya/] The unofficial Kutupalong refugee camp in Bangladesh’s eastern Cox’s Bazaar is home to around 30,000 ethnic Rohingya refugees who have fled persecution by the ruling junta in[…]
More than 50 killed in Cox’s Bazaar and 30 rumoured to have died in western Burma as flooding triggers landslides and submerges towns and villages
Feb 22, 2010 (DVB)-The brutal treatment of ethnic Rohingya living in Bangladesh has intensified in recent months, according to a medical group which has treated victims of rape and machete[…]
Dec 10, 2009 (DVB), Burma's 2010 elections will prolong poverty and violence against women and should not be supported by the international community, an exiled Burmese women's rights group said.[…]