BANGLADESH is celebrating the birth centenary of its founding father, Sheikh Mujibur Rahman, and honouring him through year-long activities this year. Bangabandhu, as he is popularly known in the...

SINGAPORE companies are showing an increasing interest to invest in Bangladesh in view of the friendly bilateral relations and improving economic conditions in the country of 167 million people...

[COLOMBO] From an artificial island in Sri Lanka to a bridge in Bangladesh and hydropower projects in Nepal and Indonesia, China's trillion-dollar Belt and Road plan is stuttering under the...

[SINGAPORE] With his shaggy grey beard, rose-coloured robe and a prayer cap that extends his tall frame, shopkeeper Tariqul Islam is an imposing figure on the stall-lined street that serves up...

[KHULNA] Cyclone Fani, one of the biggest to hit India in years, barrelled into Bangladesh on Saturday after leaving a trail of deadly destruction in India.

[LONDON] British pop band the Spice Girls said they will fund an investigation into a Bangladesh factory over its treatment of women who make T-shirts for a charity campaign backing equality.

[DHAKA] A crushing victory for Prime Minister Sheikh Hasina in an election overshadowed by allegations it was fixed raises fears about the future of democracy in Bangladesh, analysts say.

BANGLADESHI Prime Minister Sheikh Hasina's party won almost 90 per cent of the seats to give the premier an unprecedented fourth term in a vote marked by tight security, violence and a...

[DHAKA] Bangladeshi Prime Minister Sheikh Hasina's party won almost 90 per cent of the seats to give the premier an unprecedented fourth term in a vote marked by tight security, violence and...

BANGLADESH'S Election Commission is investigating allegations of vote rigging coming from across the country on Sunday, a spokesman told Reuters, as polling for a general election marred by...