Bangladesh-Myanmar

May 18, 2022
May 18, 2022

Engaging with Myanmar’s military based on strategic calculations

No doubt, finding an early and sustainable solution to the Rohingya crisis is a "top priority" issue for Bangladesh right now.

January 17, 2018
January 17, 2018

Myanmar sends 1300 names of ARSA men to Bangladesh

Myanmar sends a list containing names of more than 1,300 Arakan Rohingya Salvation Army (ARSA) members to Bangladesh.

January 10, 2018
January 10, 2018

Rohingya repatriation: Dhaka hopeful for new beginning with Myanmar

Foreign Minister AH Mahmood Ali hopes there will be a new beginning with Myanmar through Rohingya repatriation.

November 24, 2017
November 24, 2017

Bangladesh, Myanmar discuss trade, energy cooperation under BCIM

Bangladesh and Myanmar have discussed ways to further strengthen cooperation in the areas of trade, energy and connectivity under Bangladesh-China-India-Myanmar (BCIM) initiative.

September 4, 2017
September 4, 2017

Explosions rock Myanmar near Bangladesh border

Two blasts rock a Myanmar area near the Bangladeshi border, accompanied by the sound of gunfire and thick black smoke, as violence that has sent nearly 90,000 Muslim Rohingya fleeing to Bangladesh shows no sign of easing.

September 2, 2017
September 2, 2017

3 Rohingyas drown, 3 missing in Naf river

Two women and a minor boy of Rohingya community drown and three others remain missing as a boat carrying the fleeing Rohingyas capsizes in Naf River in Hwaikong Bazar area of Teknaf.

August 27, 2017
August 27, 2017

Crisis deepens

Amid continued bloodshed in Rakhine State of Myanmar and subsequent influx of Rohingyas towards Bangladesh, Myanmar troops yesterday fired twice at fleeing Rohingyas near the border in Bandarban. The first incident of shooting took place at the no-man's land of the river Naf near Toombro border under Naikhyangchhari upazila around 1:15pm, said Lt Col Manjurul Ahsan Khan, director of Border Guard Bangladesh (BGB) battalion 34.

December 2, 2016
December 2, 2016

Activists reject Myanmar's new Rakhine body as Annan visits

A new body set up by Myanmar's government to investigate allegations of rights abuses against Rohingya in Rakhine lacks credibility, activists said Friday, as former UN chief Kofi Annan began a visit to the troubled state.

April 21, 2016
April 21, 2016

Bangladesh-Myanmar rail connectivity

Bangladesh has finally taken the decision to get connected to the Trans-Asian railway, one of the most comprehensive networks of rail lines that connect Europe with Asia.