Ashraf ud Doula | The Daily Star
  • Ashraf ud Doula

    The writer is a former Bangladesh Ambassador to Japan.

  • Japan begins a new era

    On May 1, 2019, Japan entered into a new era when the Crown Prince Naruhito, 59, acceded to the Chrysanthemum Throne following abdication, the day before, by his father Emperor Akihito, ending his nearly 30 years of reign, the first emperor to do so in 200 years.
  • PM Sheikh Hasina with Japanese Prime Minister Shinzo Abe.

    What it means for Bangladesh

    The honorable Prime Minister of Bangladesh Sheikh Hasina made an official visit to Japan from May 25-28, 2016, upon an invitation from the Prime Minister of Japan, H.E. Mr. Shinzo Abe...