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19 hrs ago | The Daily Star

Rohingya, trade high on agenda

Repatriation of Rohingya refugees, border management, human trafficking, boosting trade and investment, and introduction of coastal shipping will be high on the agenda at the Bangladesh-Myanmar meeting to be held in Dhaka on August 31. The foreign secretary-level Eighth Foreign Office Consultation will also discuss issues like regular holding of ... (more)

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Thu Aug 21, 2014

The Daily Star

Japan to get exclusive zone

With Japanese investors moving their plants from China to other countries, Bangladesh has decided to set up a dedicated economic zone for the entrepreneurs of the world's third largest economic power.

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The Daily Star

We just want to touch people's hearts with our work -- Kankan Das

Kankan Das is one of the most prominent names in Chittagong's theatre arena. In a career spanning 25 years, she has given innumerable memorable performances in some of the biggest plays to be produced from the port city.

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The Daily Star

A Tale of Two Peoples

A serene green landscape with foggy hills, brooks and rapids with crystal clear water can be deceptive of the true nature of the Chittagong Hill Tracts .

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Tue Aug 19, 2014

The Daily Star

Time to adapt to climate change in South Asia

CLIMATE change will sow confusion and concern as it unfolds across South Asia in coming decades.

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The Daily Star

Faster IPO subscription project takes off next month

The new system will cut down the processing time of an initial public offering to three weeks from the current requirement of more than five weeks.

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Mon Aug 18, 2014

The Daily Star

Canada keen to boost bilateral trade: Cruden

Canadian High Commissioner Heather Cruden leads a five-member delegation during a visit to BSM Group's office in Khatunganj, Chittagong yesterday.

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The Daily Star

CSE suggests IPOs on merit

The Chittagong Stock Exchange yesterday urged the regulator to introduce merit-based initial public offering , as weak companies can enter the market through the existing disclosure-based method.

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Asia Times

Maritime ruling lifts Delhi-Dhaka prospects

SPEAKING FREELY Maritime ruling lifts Delhi-Dhaka prospects By Rupak Bhattacharjee Speaking Freely is an Asia Times Online feature that allows guest writers to have their say.

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Sat Aug 16, 2014

Al Bawaba

Air Arabia launches flights to Chittagong, Bangladesh from Ras Al Khaimah

Air Arabia, the Middle East and North Africa's first and largest low-cost carrier , today announced that from September 2, 2014 it will run three flights per week from its new hub in Ras Al Khaimah to Chittagong, Bangladesh, further strengthening its connectivity with a core growth market.

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The Daily Star

Maritime ports asked to hoist Signal 3

This Star photo taken on July 14, 2014 shows a fisherman on his way to work at Cox's Bazar sea beach in Chittagong.

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Thu Aug 14, 2014

Marine News

Bangladesh Ferry Owner Arrested on Murder Charge

A special Bangladesh anti-crime unit on Wednesday arrested the owner of a ferry that sank in a river killing about 110 people, the first time authorities took such action in a country where shipping accidents with heavy loss of life are common.

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Wired

Stirring Portraits of People Forced to Live in Flooded Homes

In the past few years, climate change has begun to take a major toll on my home city of Chittagong, Bangladesh.

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Wed Aug 13, 2014

The Daily Star

Harmony in diversity

In this small country there are many ethnic groups who have their own languages, cultural heritage and distinct lifestyles.

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The Daily Star

Check deaths in road crashes

Combined efforts of the government and the private sector are needed to reduce the number of road accidents that have become endemic, a number of leading experts said yesterday.

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The Daily Star

Pinak-6 owner blames it on BIWTA, ghat officials

Rapid Action Battalion members take Abu Bakkar Siddique , owner of Piank-6, to Rab headquarters in the capital after his arrest on Wednesday.

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Nerve News

Owner of sunken Bangladesh ferry arrested

Bangladesh's anti-crime branch early Wednesday arrested the owner of the ferry that had capsized last week in the Padma river, leaving at least 46 people dead and 61 others still missing.

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Mon Aug 11, 2014

The Daily Star

RMG export fell in July

The country's garment exports fell in July from a year earlier mainly due to the lack of retailer confidence following political crises and industrial disasters last year.

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The Daily Star

Super Chef 2014 airs

In a land blessed by many natural bounties, especially those of an edible nature, it is no surprise that the Bangladeshi culinary scene is so rich.

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The Daily Star

How Can He Keep From Singing?

He wears the expression of a midcareer lighthouse keeper, one who has seen a lot of shipwrecks and is expecting more.

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