The Daily Star (Bangladesh)
DHAKA (The Daily Star/ANN) - A small number of people are leading the life of the first-world while hundreds of thousands of workers are languishing in the third-world condition in Bangladesh, said economist Prof Rehman Sobhan yesterday.
DHAKA (The Daily Star/ANN) - The respective agencies have been given a seven-day deadline to explain why punitive and legal actions should not be taken against them in this regard.
DHAKA (The Daily Star/ANN) - Bangladesh received $15.5 billion in remittance last year, up more than 15 percent year-on-year, according to the World Bank.
DHAKA (The Daily Star/ANN) - Homeless children make their way to Sadarghat mostly from areas that are connected to Dhaka by rivers. While girls are forced to become child sex workers, boys get tagged with local thugs, who use them to collect recyclable materials.
DHAKA (The Daily Star/ANN) - The United States reiterated that the country would stand by Bangladesh in finding a permanent solution to the Rohingya crisis and reassured that the one million plus forcibly displaced Myanmar nationals have to return home without any form of fear and persecution.
DHAKA (The Daily Star/ANN) - Middle East-bound flights' fares double after 4 carriers stop operating from Dhaka; manipulation feared behind unusual rise.