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Bangladesh aims to procure 1.8m tonnes of rice in current season

Bangladesh, traditionally the world's third biggest producer, has set a target to procure 1.8 million tonnes of rice in the current harvesting season

Bangladesh aims to procure 1.8m tonnes of rice in current season

Bangladesh import 700,000t of rice from India in 6 months

Bangladesh imported around 700,000 tonnes of rice from India in the last six months against a planned 1.5 million tonnes

Bangladesh import 700,000t of rice from India in 6 months

Yaas

Rice price rises in India, Bangladesh assesses cyclone aftermath

Bangladesh assessed damage to port operations and crops in the aftermath of cyclone Yaas

Rice price rises in India, Bangladesh assesses cyclone aftermath

Bangladesh rice output seen rising 3.5pc in April this year: USDA

Bangladesh's rice production is expected to rise 3.5 per cent to 35.8 million tonnes in the year to April from the corresponding period last year, said USDA

Bangladesh rice output seen rising 3.5pc in April this year: USDA

Thailand suspends entry from Bangladesh

Thailand has suspended the entry of foreign travellers arriving from three more countries in the Indian subcontinent on the back of the first confirmed cases of the Indian variant of Covid-19 in the ...

Thailand suspends entry from  Bangladesh

Khaleda applies for passport renewal to go aboard: Lawyer

However, a party senior leader, wishing anonymity, said the new passport has already been issued and her family received it

Khaleda applies for passport renewal to go aboard: Lawyer

Myanmar

Protesters march three months after coup, UN warns of ‘standstill’

Media reported several small blasts in different places including Yangon late on Friday and on Saturday

Demonstrators carry flags during a protest against the military coup, in Dawei, Myanmar on 27 April 2021

Extended lockdown impacts rice harvesting in Bangladesh

Bangladesh reeled from a new wave of infections that has forced the country into an extended lockdown until 5 May, hampering rice harvesting due to a shortage of labour

Extended lockdown impacts rice harvesting in Bangladesh

Military Coup

Myanmar junta launches fresh air raids in rebel territory

The Karen National Union (KNU), one of the most prominent, has been among the junta’s most vocal opponents -- blasting the junta for violence against anti-coup protesters

Ethnic minority Karen troops are seen after setting fire to a building inside a Myanmar army outpost near the Thai border, which is seen from the Thai side on the Thanlwin, also known as Salween, riverbank in Mae Hong Son province, Thailand, on 28 April 2021

MoU signed to import rice from Thailand

Bangladesh has signed a memorandum of understanding (MoU) with Thailand to import up to 10 lakh metric tons of rice each year till 2026 under government-to-government (G2G) level

MoU signed to import rice from Thailand
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