Bangladesh

Bangladesh offers amnesty, dangles tax incentive for people with undeclared ‘black money’

Officials say the plan will increase revenues, but critics say it will hurt most citizens and promote corruption.

Aceh court sentences 3 Rohingya for smuggling refugees into Indonesia

The men, who argued they were victims seeking refuge, face six to eight years in prison.

Myanmar junta threatens to block food aid for Rohingyas who refuse military training

International groups say the military’s bid to stoke ethnic tensions in Rakhine state is succeeding.

Bangladesh accepts 2 World Bank projects to improve refugee lives

The projects valued at $700 million are aimed at improving the quality of life for Rohingya.

Malaysia advances in US State Dept’s world rankings for anti-human trafficking efforts

A Bangladeshi and a Filipino are among 10 heroes honored in Washington for efforts to help “thousands of people.”

Bangladesh accepts 2 World Bank projects to improve refugee lives

The projects valued at $700 million are aimed at improving the quality of life for Rohingya.

Rohingya survivors of capsized boat accuse captain of rape and deliberately overturning boat

More than 100 members of Myanmar Border Guard Police fled to Bangladesh