Month: May 2014

Red alert imposed at zero point of Bangladesh-Burma border

Naikonchari, Bangladesh: The authority of Bangladesh has imposed red alert at zero point of Bangladesh-Burma border from on May 29 after missing a member of BGB Nayek Mizanur Rahman by Burma Border Guard police on May 27 morning, according to BGB official report. Bangladesh-Burma border pillar number 50...

Bangladesh-Burma strengthening connectivity is strategic imperative

By Tin Soe Chittagong, Bangladesh: Bangladesh Institute of International and Strategic Studies (BIISS) organized an international seminar on Enhancing Bangladesh-Myanmar Relations at BIISS auditorium on 21 May 2014 to discuss “the problems in the bordering area” under the Dhaka’s proposal of “security dialogue” and Naypyidaw agreed it, said Foreign...

10 boat-people held while going to Malaysia

Teknaf, Bangladesh: Members of Bangladesh Coastguard detained 10 people –possibly traffickers or boat drivers of Burma – from the Bay of Bengal near Saint Martin’s Island while going to Malaysia with rickety boat on May 20, according to official of Coastguard of Saint Martin....

Rohingya refugee need time to repatriate to their homeland: Stina Ljungdell

Chittagong, Bangladesh: The UN High Commissioner for Refugees (UNHCR) Chief in Dhaka Stina Lgungdell said in an interview to the daily star, a daily Bangladesh newspaper that the Rohingya refugee from Bangladesh need time to repatriate to their homeland. UNHCR cheif Stina Lgungdell  with refugee children  in Kutupalong registered...