Bangladesh

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.

Officials, experts: ASEAN states unlikely to choose sides between US and China

Questions remain on where smaller Southeast Asian nations feature in America’s grand strategy.

New $100M highway through ‘haor’ linked to worsened NE Bangladesh flooding

The road built through the floodplain would damaged the “special ecosystem” of the region, an expert says.

Officials, experts: ASEAN states unlikely to choose sides between US and China

Questions remain on where smaller Southeast Asian nations feature in America’s grand strategy.

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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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