Coronavirus: One death, 170 new cases across Bangladesh on Thursday
Increasing remittances, decreasing imports stall dollar growth in Bangladesh
Uttara accident: China will have no objection to punitive measures
Uttara accident: 50 ton crane was lifting 70 ton girder, 10 arrested
Number of travellers through Benapole decreases
Kuala Lumpur, August 5: The Malaysian Anti-Corruption Commission (MACC) has arrested a total of 8 officials including the Chief Executive Officer (CEO) of Bestinet, an IT company that provides services to the Malaysian government for the recruitment of Bangladeshi and Nepalese workers, on charges of accepting bribes, Malaysian newspaper The Star reported on Thursday.
The Hague, Netherlands, July 23: The International Court of Justice (ICJ) rejected Myanmar's objections to the Rohingya genocide case. As a result, there is no longer any obstacle to proceed with the proceedings of the case filed by The Gambia on the charges of genocide and torture against the Rohingya minority in the United Nations' court.
Brussels/Beijing, July 23: When Chinese President Xi Jinping visited Europe in 2014, his visit was heralded as the beginning of a new era. Martin Schulz, president of the European Parliament at the time, said, "Jinping's visit is proof of the strong partnership between the European Union and China." However, eight years after that visit, in 2022, the scenario has changed a lot.
Athens, July 18: A Ukrainian cargo plane en route from Serbia to Bangladesh has crashed in northeastern Greece. The Bangladesh Embassy in the Greek capital of Athens is keeping an eye on the incident. No one is allowed to go to the crash site to facilitate the rescue work. Moreover, the accident site is far from Athens.
Paris, July 8: Bangladesh has been elected to the UNESCO Intergovernmental Committee for the next 4 years (2022-2026).
Athens, July 3: The country's popular docudrama "Hasina: A Daughter's Tale" will be shown in a special exhibition in Greece. This special exhibition will be held today, Sunday (July 3) at 8:30 pm local time in Athens at the Multicultural Library 'We Need Books'.
Dhaka, June 24: Prime Minister Sheikh Hasina will inaugurate the much-awaited Padma Bridge tomorrow (Saturday) at 10:00 am. The United States has congratulated Bangladesh on the historic moment of the inauguration of the bridge. A statement from the US Embassy in Dhaka was issued on Friday (June 24th).
Own Correspondent, Dhaka, May 31: Today is World No-Tobacco Day. The World Health Organization (WHO) has set the theme for this year's World No-Tobacco Day — 'Tobacco: Threat to Our Environment' — to raise public and policy-making awareness about tobacco cultivation, production and use of tobacco products, and the harmful effects of tobacco waste on the environment.
New York, May 28: Two Bangladeshi peacekeepers have been honoured posthumous with the prestigious UN medal, 'Dag Hammarskjold', for their supreme sacrifice in the line of duty.
Canberra, May 7: Important structures in the Australia's capital Canberra have been decorated with the colours of the Bangladeshi national flag.
London, April 29: Bangladesh High Commissioner to the United Kingdom, Saida Muna Tasnim, has been awarded the 'Diplomat of the Year Award 2022' by the world-renowned UK-based Diplomat magazine for her outstanding contribution to climate diplomacy.
Tripoli, Libya, April 27: The Libyan police have detained more than 500 people trying to cross the Mediterranean Sea from Libya to Europe illegally. It is learned that 240 Bangladeshis of them have been contacted.
Own Correspondent, Dhaka, April 22: Today is World Earth Day. The only goal of the day is to preserve the earth by protecting the environment and nature.
Kathmandu/Beijing, April 17: China's interference in Nepal's internal affairs to influence the country's domestic politics and economy has been growing steadily over time. However, it is also true that the people of Nepal have held numerous anti-China protests.
New York, April 15: Bangladesh has been unanimously elected a member of the United Nations Commission on Social Development (CSocD) for the term 2023-27.