Bangladesh

Japan to end funding for Bangladesh coal-fired power plant amid criticism

Financing pulled for second and final phase of 1,200 megawatt Matarbari plant in Cox’s Bazar.

Hasina govt plans mega-event for Padma Bridge opening

The span provides better connectivity for one in five Bangladeshis – and campaign fodder for the ruling Awami League.

Police report: ARSA rebel chief ordered Rohingya leader Muhib Ullah gunned down

Police submit investigation report to court recommending murder charges against 29 suspected members of Arakan Rohingya Salvation Army.

Hundreds of Rohingya tried to flee to Malaysia in past 6 months

Desperate for work and food, refugees often pay traffickers thousands of dollars to make a risky trip from Myanmar.

Nobel laureate Yunus denies Bangladesh allegation on blocking Padma Bridge financing

South Asian government calls his denial an effort “to cover fish with vegetables.”

Hundreds of Rohingya tried to flee to Malaysia in past 6 months

Desperate for work and food, refugees often pay traffickers thousands of dollars to make a risky trip from Myanmar.

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Day One on the Padma Bridge

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Bangladesh grapples with spate in Irrawaddy dolphin deaths

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