Bangladesh tries to stop Rohingya by risking their lives at sea: official

‘Desperate’ Rahman said that not all Rohingyas thrown into the sea do so from Bangladesh. “Their situation in Myanmar is very bad,” he said, adding that despite talking about a repatriation program for five years, the refugees are losing hope of going home. Most Rohingyas in Myanmar are considered illegal immigrants from South Asia and […]

Uber says key data showing steady growth in Bangladesh

Ridesharing company Uber has said that key data has shown steady growth in Bangladesh. The company released its annual analysis on Monday, which highlighted the completion of 150 million kilometers of trips during 2022, marking Uber’s expansion across all eight divisions. In 2022, Uber’s services will expand to 20 cities in the division. Dhaka was […]

Four travelers from China test COVID positive as Bangladesh strengthens screening

Group Captain Mohammad Kamrul Islam, executive director of the airport, said a total of 105 passengers were on board the plane. “The four passengers were identified due to the awareness and measures taken at the airport to prevent the spread of COVID-19 infection. Arriving passengers will now have to cross the thermal gate for temperature […]

President receives credential from new Japanese Envoy Iwama Kiminori

President Abdul Hamid received the credential from Iwama Kiminori, the new Resident Ambassador of Japan to Bangladesh, at the Bangabhavan on Monday evening. Welcoming the new envoy at the Bangabhavan, President Hamid said that Japan is Bangladesh’s largest bilateral development partner and an important country for trade and investment. The Head of State thanked the […]