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Bangladesh Proposes International Safe-Zone in Myanmar

Bangladesh Proposes International Safe-Zone in Myanmar

The Arakan Rohingya Salvation Army (ARSA), that since August have raided a number of Myanmar police posts creating a bloodbath of fighting, signed into agreement on September ten to a month-long ceasefire on the military so that more urgent humanitarian issues and aid could reach civilians. In this article, The AsiaN offers to readers a […]

Samsung Electronics Plant in Bangladesh

Samsung Electronics Plant in Bangladesh

DHAKA: As the popularity of South Korea’s Samsung products continues to grow by day in Bangladesh, the company has decided to assemble an electronics plant in this country. As the initiative of the plan, Samsung is establishing a plant in Narsingdi district near Bangladesh capital, Dhaka city. The foundation stone of the manufacturing plant on 16 acres […]

Persecution of Rohingyas disturbs Bangladesh

Persecution of Rohingyas disturbs Bangladesh

by Shafiqul Bashar – President, AJA Bangladesh Chapter DHAKA (Bangladesh): While the persecution by Myanmar army continues in Rakhine State, thousands of Rohingya Muslims thronged the Bangladesh border in their attempt to infiltrate into this country for shelter. Hundreds of Rohingyas are floating in dozens of wooden boats in the Naf River at the border […]

Bangladesh Faces Terror

Bangladesh Faces Terror

While the people of Bangladesh are in the grip of panic and anxiety following the gruesome terrorist attack in the capital city Dhaka, the government has tightened security measures all over the country. Prime Minister Sheikh Hasina has asked the authorities of all the 64 districts of the country to form committees everywhere to trace […]

Obituary: Khairul Bashar, AJA member

Obituary: Khairul Bashar, AJA member

Mass Communication expert and noted journalist Prof Khairul Bashar passed away on 26 December (Saturday) night at a hospital in Kuala Lumpur, Malaysia. He was 78. He was suffering from severe lung disease. He left behind his wife, a son and two daughters. His body was taken to his home town Bangladesh capital Dhaka by […]

Thousands drifting at sea: migrant problem needs int’l solution

Thousands drifting at sea: migrant problem needs int’l solution

DHAKA: About 8,000 migrants have been drifting in boats at the Andaman Sea and the Straits of Malacca for the last two months. These migrants are mostly Rohingyas of Myanmar and fortune-seeker poor people of south-eastern region of Bangladesh. All these people are victims of organized human traffickers who lured and misguided the poor people […]

Call to protect tigers: “Dhaka Declaration” recommends actions

Call to protect tigers: “Dhaka Declaration” recommends actions

DHAKA: With the call to protect tigers, the Second Global Tiger Stocktaking Conference of Tiger Range Countries and Global Tiger Initiatives partners ended on Sept 16 (Tuesday) in Dhaka, the capital city of Bangladesh. The conference adopted a Dhaka Declaration, in which the tiger range countries pledged not to build any infrastructure that might endanger […]

KOICA’s assistance for Bangladesh

KOICA’s assistance for Bangladesh

The Republic of Korea is to provide more assistance to Bangladesh for poverty reduction and for sustainable economic and social development. An agreement in this regard has been signed in Dhaka between the two countries last month. Under this agreement, the Korea International Cooperation Agency (KOICA) will increase the volume of its aid to Bangladesh […]

BIMSTEC vows to achieve founding goals

BIMSTEC vows to achieve founding goals

The third summit of BIMSTEC ended in Myanmar capital Nay Pyi Taw on March 4 with a firm resolve to make continued efforts in accomplishing the founding aims and purposes of the seven-nation forum of South and South East Asia. BIMSTEC (Bay of Bengal Initiative for Multi-Sectoral Technical and Economic Cooperation) is a regional grouping […]

“Pahela Baishakh” Bengali New Year’s day celebrated all over Bangladesh

“Pahela Baishakh” Bengali New Year’s day celebrated all over Bangladesh

April 14, first day of Bengali New Year 1421, has been celebrated for centuries April 14 was an extremely meaningful festive day for all Bangladesh people. On this day, the Bangali people observed their traditional New Year’s day called Pahela Baishakh. Shafiqul Bashar, President of AJA Bangladesh chapter wrote about this day and Mohammad Mujibur […]

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