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Bangladesh's Summit, Japan's JERA to invest $500 million in Cox's Bazar energy project

29 May 2019

SINGAPORE/DHAKA A company controlled by Bangladesh's Summit Group said on Wednesday it had signed a memorandum of understanding (MOU) with Japan's JERA Asia to develop energy infrastructure including port facilities in the Matarbari area in Cox's Bazar.

Unipec, Vitol set to win tender to supply fuels to Bangladesh -sources

26 May 2019

DHAKA/SINGAPORE, May 26 Energy traders Unipec and Vitol placed the lowest offers in a tender by Bangladesh Petroleum Corp to buy nearly 1.35 million tonnes of oil products in the second half of 2019, sources said on Sunday.

UPDATE 2-Bangladesh nearly doubles rice import duty to boost local farmers

23 May 2019

* Domestic prices fall to lowest in 3 years amid ample supply

Bangladesh garment unions say new factory oversight deal risks worker safety

21 May 2019

DHAKA The end of an international arrangement aimed at ensuring the wellbeing of Bangladeshi garment workers is likely to undermine safety by making factory owners responsible for maintaining standards, trade union leaders said on Tuesday.

Bangladesh garment unions say new factory oversight deal risks worker safety

21 May 2019

DHAKA, May 21 The end of an international arrangement aimed at ensuring the wellbeing of Bangladeshi garment workers is likely to undermine safety by making factory owners responsible for maintaining standards, trade union leaders said on Tuesday.

UPDATE 1-Bangladesh tenders for up to 1.345 mln T oil products for H2 2019

13 May 2019

DHAKA, May 13 Bangladesh Petroleum Corp (BPC) has issued an international tender to import as much as 1.345 million tonnes of refined oil products for the second half of 2019, officials said on Monday.

Cyclone hits Bangladesh after battering India, mass evacuations save lives

04 May 2019

DHAKA/BHUBANESWAR, India The strongest cyclone to hit India in five years killed at least 12 people in eastern Odisha state before swinging north-eastwards into Bangladesh on Saturday where five more people died and more than a million were moved to safety. | Video

REFILE-Cyclone Fani kills at least 12 in India before swiping Bangladesh

04 May 2019

BHUBANESWAR, India/DHAKA, May 4 The strongest cyclone to hit India in five years killed at least 12 people in eastern Odisha state, before swinging north-eastwards into Bangladesh on Saturday where more than a million people have been moved to safety.

In Rohingya camps, a political awakening faces a backlash

24 Apr 2019

KUTUPALONG REFUGEE CAMP, Bangladesh It was after Mohib Ullah scored his first political victories that the death threats began in earnest. On a recent morning, the Rohingya refugee leaned back on a plastic chair in the Bangladesh camp where he lives, and translated the latest warning, sent over the WhatsApp messaging app.

UPDATE 1-Bangladesh's second LNG storage, regasification ship moors off coast

22 Apr 2019

* FSRU to supply LNG to national grid by end of April - official

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