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Deal struck for new Asian bank

Deal struck for new Asian bank

Twenty-one Asian countries that are willing to join the Asian Infrastructure Investment Bank (AIIB) as founding members yesterday signed the Memorandum of Understanding on establishing the Bank. Chinese President Xi Jinping met the representatives of the 21 countries after the signing ceremony in the morning. The countries are Bangladesh, Brunei, Cambodia, China, India, Kazakhstan, Kuwait, Laos, Malaysia, Mongolia, Myanmar, Nepal, Oman, Pakistan, the Philippines, Qatar, Singapore, Sri Lanka, Thailand, Uzbekistan and Vietnam. The AIIB aims to fund rail, road, power and other projects across the region. The Bank's authorised capital is $100...

12 arrested while going to Malaysia by sea illegally

Members of Bangladesh Coast Guard arrested 12 Bangladeshis from Jadimora area of Teknaf upazila on Wednesday night, while they were trying to leave for Malaysia by sea illegally. During the drive around 10:45 at night, a suspected broker, identified as Shafiqul Islam, a resident of Teknaf upazila, was also arrested from the area. The victims are Jasim Uddin, 22, Didarul Islam, 30, Tota Mia, 20, Shamsul Alam, 30, Mokhtar Hossain, 15, Babul Mia, 35, Kamruzzaman, 25, Sadil Islam, 35, Lutfar Rahman,...

12 rescued while being trafficked to Malaysia, 1 held

12 rescued while being trafficked to Malaysia, 1 held

Bangladesh Coast Guard last night rescued 12 people from the shoreline of Teknaf upazila in Cox’s Bazar while they were taking preparations to sail for Malaysia illegally. They also detained a trafficker, Shafiqul Islam, from the spot. Acting on a tip-off, coast guard personnel of Teknaf station held the fortune-seekers in Jadimora area while they...

Lured to sea of dangers

Lured to sea of dangers

Sabuj Mollah thought he was almost there and could even smell the air of Malaysia. The 28-year-old along with 90 others from Bangladesh could start visualising a rosy future of their families once they got jobs there. But their trawler never touched Malaysian waters as traffickers in disguise of job contractors kept them all in a jungle near the southern Thailand border on a December afternoon. "Instead of sending us to Malaysia, they handed us over to some traffickers," Sabuj told The Daily Star recently. The people on the trawler were aware of the risk of being caught by law enforcers anytime during their long and illegal sea journey but they were...

Malaysia's arrest of IS suspects include country's main recruiters

Malaysia's arrest of IS suspects include country's main recruiters

Islamic State's main recruiters in Malaysia, who funded trips to Syria for converts and used Facebook to attract young supporters, were among the 14 suspected militants arrested earlier this week, Malaysian authorities said late on Wednesday. The three Malaysians played individual roles to promote, recruit and finance trips to Syria, the police said in...

33 rescued while being trafficked to Malaysia, 1 held

33 rescued while being trafficked to Malaysia, 1 held

Police in a drive rescued 33 Bangladeshis while they were being trafficked to Malaysia via the sea route from Ramu upazila of Cox’s Bazar last night. The law enforcers also detained a trafficker while others managed to flee the scene, our Cox’s Bazar correspondent reports quoting Saikul Ahmed Bhuiyan, officer-in-charge of Ramu Police Station. Acting...

Abducted father-in-law of Savar MP rescued in Malaysia

Abducted father-in-law of Savar MP rescued in Malaysia

The father-in-law of Enamur Rahman, the ruling party lawmaker from Savar, was rescued in Malaysia Friday night, two days into his abduction from Kuala Lumpur. Fazlul Huq, 65, a retired official of a private organisation, was abducted on Wednesday when he was going to Kuala Lumpur International Airport to catch a flight for returning home. Family sources said the abductors using a Malaysian Subscriber Identity Module (SIM) card called the victim’s family members and asked them to pay Tk 10 crore as ransom. Later the kidnappers were reportedly convinced to reduce the amount to Tk 1 crore. According to their instructions, the family members went to Sirajganj last night to hand over Tk...

Flight Suspension Aftermath

United Air sued for Tk 50cr compensation

United Air sued for Tk 50cr compensation

Five passengers are suing United Airways for Tk 50 crore for not being able to fly to Malaysia when the carrier had suspended its operations without notice last week. In the law suit filed with a Dhaka court against United, its chairman and managing director yesterday, the plaintiffs said they on September 21 bought...

Tk 50cr damage suit filed against United Airways

Tk 50cr damage suit filed against United Airways

A Tk 50-crore damage suit was filed today against the chairman and managing director of United Airways and five others. Five passengers filed the case with a Dhaka court seeking compensation as they failed to go to Malaysia on September 24 following the private airliner's suspension of flights. The United Airways suspended its all flight...

17th Asian Games
Incheon 2014

A face-saving win

A face-saving win

After two massive defeats against Japan and Malaysia, Bangladesh hockey team got their first win of the Asian Games yesterday when they eked out a 2-1 win over Singapore in their Pool A encounter at the Seonhak Hockey Stadium in Incheon yesterday. Pushkor Khisha Mimo and Khorshedur Rahman struck one goal apiece in the...

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