Japanese

July 7, 2016
July 7, 2016

Dhaka attack: Japanese murdered almost immediately

A Bangladeshi employee at the Dhaka cafe where 20 customers, including seven Japanese, were ruthlessly slain says the Japanese were killed almost immediately.

July 7, 2016
July 7, 2016

Amid Dhaka row, Zakir Naik calls IS ‘un-Islamic’

Islamic scholar and televangelist Dr Zakir Naik says the term Islamic State of Iraq and Syria (ISIS) is “un-Islamic”.

June 16, 2016
June 16, 2016

Japanese city offering public funds to freeze women's eggs

A Tokyo suburb will help women cover the cost of freezing their eggs in a pilot programme aimed at tackling the nation's declining birth rate. The Japanese city of Urayasu, about 14 kilometers (9 miles) east of Tokyo, is allocating 90 million yen ($850,000) over three years to fund the research project.

May 29, 2016
May 29, 2016

PM assures Japanese investors of full security

Prime Minister Sheikh Hasina today reassured that the door of Bangladesh is open for the Japanese investors as she said that some recent incidents won't frustrate investment climate.

February 2, 2016
February 2, 2016

Watch bonsais float

Floating bonsai trees are now a reality!

December 8, 2015
December 8, 2015

JMB man admits shooting Kunio Hoshi, cops say

An operative of Jamaatul Mujahideen Bangladesh (JMB), who opened fire on Japanese national Kunio Hoshi, makes judicial confession about his role, a top police official says.

November 6, 2015
November 6, 2015

Couple injured in Uttara ‘robbery’

A Taiwan couple is injured by suspected robbers at their Uttara residence in Dhaka.

October 13, 2015
October 13, 2015

Slain Japanese man buried at Rangpur graveyard

Japanese citizen Kunio Hoshi, who was shot dead in Rangpur on October 3, is buried at Munsipara graveyard.

October 10, 2015
October 10, 2015

Hoshi murder: BNP man sent to jail, 2 bank employees freed

A Rangpur court cancels police remand of a local BNP leader, who was arrested in connection with the murder of Japanese national Kunio Hoshi, and sends him to jail.

October 7, 2015
October 7, 2015

No one can destabilise Bangladesh: PM

Apprehending that a vested quarter is behind the recent planned killing of two foreign nationals, Prime Minister Sheikh Hasina says no one will be able to destabilise the country by carrying out such acts.