Women promote hygiene in Rohingya refugee camps amid coronavirus fears

Women in Bangladesh are promoting hygiene in the world's largest refugee settlement to prevent coronavirus from spreading there, aid workers said on Wednesday, after the nation reported its first ...

Rohingya refugees walk along the road in the evening at Balukhali camp in Cox’s Bazar, Bangladesh, 16 November, 2018. Photo: Reuters

Maldives to ban all flights from Bangladesh

The Maldives government has decided to halt all direct and transit flights from Bangladesh following the recent confirmed case of COVID-19 in Bangladesh

Maldives decides to halt all direct, transit flights from Bangladesh

Qatar bans arrivals from Bangladesh

Qatar has temporarily barred travellers from 14 countries from 9 March including Bangladesh as a precaution against the rapidly spreading coronavirus, the government announced on Sunday.

Qatar bans arrivals from Bangladesh, 13 other countries over coronavirus fears

Bangladeshi hospitalised in Kolkata with coronavirus symptoms

A Bangladeshi woman has been admitted in the infectious diseases hospital in Beliaghata in India's Kolkata on Thursday with suspected symptoms of coronavirus, an official said.

Bangladeshi woman hospitalised in Kolkata with coronavirus symptoms

Bangladesh far higher in girls' education than India: Amartya Sen

Economist Amartya Sen has drawn a comparison between India and Bangladesh while referring to the problems faced by girls. He said on Saturday that many of these issues occurred less frequently in the ...

Amartya Sen says Bangladesh far higher in girls' education than India

Bangladesh rethinking plan to move Rohingyas to Bhasan Char: Minister

Bangladesh is reconsidering a plan to relocate Rohingya refugees to a flood-prone island located hours by boat from its coast, junior minister for disaster management and relief Enamur Rahman told ...

Bangladesh rethinking plan to move Rohingyas to Bhasan Char: Minister

Bangladeshi workers in Singapore have eyes on home as virus spreads

With his shaggy grey beard, rose-coloured robe and a prayer cap that extends his tall frame, shopkeeper Tariqul Islam is an imposing figure on the stall-lined street that serves up home comforts to ...

Bangladeshi workers in Singapore have eyes on home as virus spreads

Bangladesh's first female Middle East ambassador wants to help abused women workers

Bangladesh's first woman ambassador in the Middle East is hoping her appointment will help female migrant workers in the region, with a mission to build a shelter at the embassy in Jordan for women ...

Bangladesh's first female Middle East ambassador wants to help abused women workers

Bangladesh kicks off vaccination to eliminate cholera

Bangladesh on Wednesday kicked off a drive to vaccinate more than a million people against cholera, which infects tens of thousands a year, as part of an international campaign to eliminate ...

Bangladesh kicks off vaccination to eliminate cholera
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