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September 5, 2018 7:56 AM 'No helmet, no fuel' for Bangladesh bikers

DHAKA: Motorcyclists without helmets will be barred from buying fuel at filling stations in the Bangladesh capital Dhaka, police said. The move is part of efforts to quell tensions after the city of nearly 20 million people was rocked by angry protests about poor road safety last month. "The petrol pumps (owners) have already been told not to sell fuel to any motor 22

August 31, 2018 9:10 AM Ghost ship bearing Indonesian flag found off Myanmar coast

YANGON: A rusting cargo ship empty of crew and goods and bearing the Indonesian flag was found drifting off the coast of Myanmar earlier this week, police in Yangon said. Fishermen came across the vessel, bearing the name "Sam Rataulangi PB 1600", floating in the Gulf of Martaban about 11km from the shore of Myanmar's commercial capital. State-run media 23

August 28, 2018 12:29 PM Govt proposed to extend operations of field hospital in Bangladesh: Mohamad

KUALA LUMPUR: The Defence Ministry is proposing that the government extend the operations of the Malaysian Field Hospital in Cox Bazaar, Bangladesh for another year. Its minister, Mohamad Sabu said the hospital, which began operations at the end of last year to help Rohingya refugees, is scheduled to terminate its services on Dec 31 of this year. "During 8

August 25, 2018 4:13 AM Rohingya's protest for 'justice' on crackdown anniversary

COX'S BAZAR, Bangladesh: Thousands of Rohingya refugees staged protests for "justice" Saturday on the first anniversary of a Myanmar military crackdown that forced them to flee to camps in Bangladesh. About 700,000 of the Muslim minority poured across the border after attacks by the Myanmar military and Buddhist groups that the United Nations has likened 7

August 23, 2018 12:12 PM ‘Lost generation’ looms for Rohingya children

DHAKA: Rohingya refugee children who lack proper education in camps in Bangladesh could become a "lost generation", the United Nations said yesterday, a year after Myanmar's army began a crackdown that has forced more than 700,000 people to flee the country. The lives and futures of more than 380,000 children in refugee camps in Bangladesh are in peril 10

August 20, 2018 2:20 PM India suffer first kabaddi defeat

JAKARTA: India's men suffered their first ever kabaddi defeat at the Asian Games when they slumped 24-23 to South Korea in a group match on Monday. The seven-time champions beat both Bangladesh and Sri Lanka on Sunday to stamp their authority but they met their match in South Korea, ending a run of 32 straight wins. India have only lost once before in the home-grown 11

July 25, 2018 6:28 AM Landslides kill five near Rohingya camps in Bangladesh

DHAKA: Landslides triggered by monsoon rains killed at least five children Wednesday near camps on the Bangladesh-Myanmar border housing one million Rohingya refugees, police said. Aid agencies have been warning of the potential for catastrophe as heavy rains lash Cox's Bazar district, where many of the huge concentration of refugees live on exposed 18

July 16, 2018 1:04 AM ‘Makkah Route’ to facilitate Hajj journey for Malaysians

RIYADH: Saudi Arabia has officially launched the "Makkah Route" initiative in Malaysia, allowing the country's pilgrims to benefit from immigration pre-clearance and other services that will facilitate their journey to perform the Islamic pilgrimage. Saudi and Malaysian officials attended the launch of the initiative at Kuala Lumpur International Airport 16

July 4, 2018 10:11 AM Defence minister to visit Bangladesh next week

KUALA LUMPUR: Defence Minister Mohamad Sabu will make a visit to the Malaysian Field Hospital and the Rohingya Refugee Camp at Cox's Bazaar, Bangladesh next Thursday. The visit is organised by the Defence Ministry in collaboration with the Malaysia Relief Charity volunteers and several other non-governmental organisations to look at the operations of the hospital 11

May 24, 2018 9:05 AM Review on pacts and policies on foreign workers

KUALA LUMPUR: All agreements and policies on foreign workers will be reviewed, including wages to encourage local workers, Human Resources Minister M. Kulasegaran said today. Although Malaysian workers must be given priority, he said the ministry will not get rid of foreign workers, who are already employed here. Kulasegaran, who has strongly criticised 14