Thursday, 30 March 2017

April 2006

Chittagong, Bangladesh: Smuggled handloom items from Burma have seriously affected most Rakhines’ home-industrial units under Kalapara upazila in Patuakhali in Bangladesh. The smuggled goods are attractive in design and cheap, according to local sources.
Read more: Rakhine home-industry affected by smuggled items from Burma
Dhaka, Bangladesh: The US government will readily respond to Bangladesh’s request in the event of any major natural catastrophe, according to US General (rtd) Henry Stackpole, in an interview to UNB at Hotel Radisson on April 29,afternoon.
Read more: US to respond in the event of natural catastrophe
Cox’s Bazaar, Bangladesh: In order to check smuggling of fertilizer from Bangladesh to Burma, a meeting was held in Cox’s Bazaar District Collector's (DC) Office on April 25, our correspondent reports.
Read more: Move to check fertilizer smuggling to Burma from Bangladesh
Kuala Lumpur, Malaysia: The Rohingya Information Centre (RIC) has expressed its solidarity with the struggle for survival by Rohingyas in Malaysia.
Read more: RIC sheds light on struggle of Rohingyas in Malaysia

Cox’s Bazaar, Bangladesh: A special storm warning has been sounded for the coastal areas of Bay of Bengal by the Meteorology and Hydrology, office of Cox’s Bazaar, last night.

 

Read more: Special storm warning for coastal Bay of Bengal