DHAKA Bangladesh garment factory owner Shahidullah Azim laid off 20% of his workers in the wake of the first wave of the coronavirus pandemic. Now watching the second wave build in Europe and the United States, Azim is staring at "an unprecedented crisis".
DHAKA, Oct 19 Bangladesh may cancel a tender to
import liquefied natural gas (LNG) in November, after receiving
offers to supply the shipments that were too expensive, two
energy officials with direct knowledge of the matter said on
DHAKA, Oct 14 Bangladesh is expected to double
its imports of liquefied natural gas (LNG) from the spot market
starting in December as demand rises and to capitalise on low
prices of the super-chilled fuel, two energy officials told
DHAKA Bangladesh’s cabinet on Monday approved the death penalty for rapists amid nationwide protests in the wake of a series of gang rapes and sexual assaults. | Video
DHAKA Bangladesh will not co-fund a late-stage domestic trial of a potential coronavirus vaccine developed by China's Sinovac Biotech, the country's health minister Zahid Maleque told Reuters on Tuesday.
DHAKA Protests rocked Bangladesh on Saturday as hundreds of people took to the streets to demand justice after a series of rapes and sexual assaults that have spurred the government to seek capital punishment for offenders.
DHAKA A turf war raging between criminal armed groups in Rohingya refugee camps in southern Bangladesh has forced thousands of people to flee and at least eight have been killed in clashes in recent days, police and humanitarian workers said on Thursday.
DHAKA/MUMBAI Onion prices in Bangladesh jumped by more than 50% on Tuesday, following a ban on exports by largest supplier India after its crop was damaged and harvesting delayed by excessive rain, industry officials told Reuters.
DHAKA/MUMBAI, Sept 15 Onion prices in Bangladesh
jumped by more than 50% on Tuesday, following a ban on exports
by largest supplier India after its crop was damaged and
harvesting delayed by excessive rain, industry officials told
DHAKA A suspected gas pipeline explosion at a mosque in Bangladesh killed 17 people and injured dozens as worshippers were about to end their prayers, officials said on Saturday. | Video