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Climate change

China promises to end coal funding overseas

China is still investing in coal, reducing the impact of Xi’s commitment, but it is by far the largest funder of coal projects in developing countries such as Indonesia, Vietnam and Bangladesh as it ...

China promises to end coal funding overseas

Pressure grows on Bangladesh, other Asian countries to cancel new coal projects

But coal remains a mainstay for power generation in Asia, which accounts for 75 per cent of global coal demand, according to the International Energy Agency

Pressure grows on Bangladesh, other Asian countries to cancel new coal projects

Fire at overcrowded Indonesian prison kills 41

A fire tore through an overcrowded Indonesian prison in the early hours of Wednesday when most inmates were asleep, killing 41 people and injuring dozens of others, an official said

Police and hospital officials store body bag of dead victims at a morgue in a local general hospital in Tangerang on 8 September, 2021, after a prison fire broke out and killed 41 inmates

Rats, drought, labour shortages eat into global edible oil recovery

A coronavirus pandemic-induced labour crunch has forced managers of the 2,000-hectare estate in Slim River to find creative ways to upkeep their fields, even as prices of the world's most consumed ...

Rats, drought, labour shortages eat into global edible oil recovery

Rohingya repatriation

Bangladesh seeks Indonesia's proactive role

Bangladesh has requested Indonesia to remain proactive in ASEAN platform to convince Myanmar for creating a conducive atmosphere for a safe, dignified and sustainable repatriation of the Rohingyas

Bangladesh seeks Indonesia's proactive role

Covid-19

Dhaka sends medical supply to Jakarta

Bangladesh government has extended supply of medicines to Indonesia in its efforts to fight the COVID-19 pandemic at the directives of prime minister Sheikh Hasina

Dhaka sends medical supply to Jakarta

PM Hasina sends mangoes to Indonesian president

Prime minister Sheikh Hasina has sent 1,000 kg of mangoes for Indonesian president Joko Widodo

PM Hasina sends mangoes to Indonesian president

Covid-19

Bahrain bans entry from 16 new countries

Bahrain said on Tuesday that entry will be banned from 16 new countries including Tunisia, Iran, Iraq, Mexico, Philippines, South Africa and Indonesia over coronavirus concerns

Bahrain bans entry from 16 new countries

Russia backs ASEAN plan on tackling Myanmar crisis

Russia strongly supports the Southeast Asian diplomatic effort to end the crisis in Myanmar and has conveyed similar messages to the country's military leadership

Russia backs ASEAN plan on tackling Myanmar crisis

Coastal cities face their mortality on the climate 'frontline'

In city upon city, office towers, warehouses and homes crowd the water's edge as if they are jostling to take a dip, major roads hug the shore, landing strips jut dauntlessly into the frothing waves

A family dwelling on an embankment as river erosion destroys their home following the damage of a coastal embankment along the Bay in Satkhira. Kurikahnia, Ashashuni upazila, Satkhira on 28 September 2020
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