Friday, 10 April 2020

August 2006

Dhaka, Bangladesh: The local Khit Burma reported on August 5 that Burma is deliberating to lease land to foreigners for the development of three proposed industrial zones to be jointly implemented by Burma and Thailand to mainly attract foreign investment into the projects, according to an official report. Read more: Burma to lease land to foreigners
Teknaf, Bangladesh: Over 50,000 medical instruments were seized by Bangladesh Rifles (BDR) in a raid in Teknaf, Cox’s Bazaar district on August 1, according to an official report. Read more: Huge consignment of medical instruments seized on Bangladesh-Burma border
Dhaka, Bangladesh: There has been an alarming rise in smuggling of fertilizer to Burma from Bangladesh through the Companiganj upazila, despite the government’s efforts to check it, according to an official report. Read more: Rampant fertilizer smuggling to Burma
Dhaka, Bangladesh: Thai foreign minister, Kantathi Suphamongkhon, is slated to arrive in Dhaka tomorrow for bilateral talks with his Bangladeshi counterpart, according to an official report. Read more: Thai FM arrives tomorrow
Dhaka, Bangladesh: The Thai prime minister said on August 3 that he had urged Burma to free Aung San Suu Kyi, according to an official report. Read more: Thai PM urges Suu Kyi freedom