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Clashes between Rohingya rebels and Myanmar army escalate

Clashes between Rohingya rebels and Myanmar army escalate Pre-dawn attacks staged by Rohingya militants on border and police outposts led to 71 deaths. A border patrol stands guard at a police post in Kyee Kan Pyin, Buthidaung, Rakhine state Myanmar, July 14, 2017, photo. Muslim militants attacked Myanmar police and border outposts in a troubled […]

With the next election just over a year away, the party’s central leaders are scrambling to resolve the problems With the 11th parliamentary election just over a year away and numerous aspiring candidates vying for nominations, infighting has now become the biggest headache for the Awami League. A large number of aspirants also mean that […]

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Prime Minister Sheikh Hasina has said that her government has taken up a 117 core project to ensure successful rehabilitation of the flood affected people after the disaster is over. The Premier made announced the project while addressing a public meeting before distributing relief materials among flood victims at Gobindaganj Upazila Parishad premises in Gobindaganj upazila […]

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Finance minister AMA Muhith speaks at a workshop organised by Financial Institutions Division of the finance ministry at the CIRDAP auditorium in the capital on Saturday. State minister for finance and planning MA Mannan, parliamentary standing committee chairman Abdur Razzak, Bangladesh Bank governor Fazle Kabir and Financial Institutions Division senior secretary Md Eunusur Rahman were […]

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In its Financial Stability Report 2016, released on July 31, 2017, the Bangladesh Bank (BB) revealed that “rescheduled loans [have] created extra stress on the banking sector in recent times,” constituting “a significant part of the bank’s total loan portfolio.” When exposed to various credit shocks, 23 out of 49 banks would become undercapitalised mainly […]

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Big Picture Mitchell Johnson’s entire Test career of 313 wickets; 611 of the 617 Twenty20 internationals that have ever been played; every tweet ever. – these are just some of the things that have happened since Australia and Bangladesh last played each other in Test cricket. That’s right: when they last met in 2006, Twitter […]

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