The China Road and Bridge Corp. is undertaking feasibility and environmental impact reports for project near Dhaka.
Officials react to an NGO’s report that calls measures including barbed-wire fencing and watchtowers “counterproductive.”
Sector needs to diversify, re-educate workers and negotiate a better price with buyers, Rubana Huq says.
Delegation visited refugee camps in Cox’s Bazar to discuss repatriation efforts.
Rights groups urge humane treatment for possible trafficking victims.
Aung San Suu Kyi’s performance appealed to loyalists, but few others.
Dhaka filed protest after demonstrators attacked diplomat’s convoy in Indian state of Assam.
Human Rights Watch catalogs "absurd defense arguments" as Myanmar leader ignores key facts at ICJ.
Allegations against Myanmar’s security forces are “incomplete and misleading,” de facto leader tells ICJ.
Myanmar leader Aung San Suu Kyi, who is heading the country’s defense team, observed the first day of the hearings in The Hague.
Thousands defy government rule against protests as genocide case opens at the International Court of Justice.
Loyalists stage rallies while some question Myanmar's strategy of denial of well-documented atrocities.
Gambia is suing Myanmar over allegations of genocide against the Rohingya people.
Information minister announced plan to begin processing applications next week for media to stay online.
A $20 billion credit line from China to finance more than two dozen infrastructure projects was agreed in 2016.
Official admits the ARSPHR’s electric lines were shut down, describing the connection as “unlawful.”
Refugee commissioner Mahbub Alam Talukder describes report by Human Rights Watch as “all-out false.”
Judge orders convicted men to be “executed by hanging until death” for support roles in July 2016 café attack.
A Chinese firm will help build a critical piece of the city’s infrastructure – its water distribution system.
Nearly 20 suspected extremists were arrested in three days, officials said.
Paul Reichler sees copious evidence of intent to ‘destroy the Rohingya’ in Gambian case.
Myanmar is trying to exterminate the Rohingya and other minority groups, legal proceedings filed by Gambia allege.
Disagreement over noodles sparked deadly fight, according to police investigators.
Bangladeshi minister says government will cooperate with the International Criminal Court in its investigation.
The Muslim refugees said they were sailing for Malaysia in search of better lives.
Dhaka’s offer to Beijing follows signing of a deal with India that allows access to the same ports.
Freedom House notes Malaysia is one of only 16 countries to show improvement from previous year.
Gambia spearheads case on behalf of the 57-member Organization of Islamic Cooperation.
Arrested suspects planned to hijack a van to spring its leader from prison, counter-terrorism officials say.
Government had announced plans to move 3,000 to Bhashan Char from Cox’s Bazar camps by early November.