Shahidul Islam Chowdhury

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    Rackets active in bride trafficking to China

    Shahidul Islam Chowdhury | Updated at 12:05am on October 18, 2018

    Local and foreign brokers are on the prowl to traffic ethnic minority girls to China for marriage with Chinese men, Bangladesh embassy in Beijing said...

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    Govt weighs investment, trade impact

    Shahidul Islam Chowdhury | Updated at 12:15am on August 30, 2018

    The government is assessing impacts of US sanctions on Russia and Iran on their trade with and investment in Bangladesh. The Bangladesh Bank and foreign,...

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    Myanmar loath to accept returnees

    Shahidul Islam Chowdhury | Updated at 12:24am on August 25, 2018

    Myanmar has kept limited to rhetoric speeches its efforts to take back Rohingyas with hardly any effective preparations on the grounds and continues restricting access...

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    Govt expects to bring back Rashed from US

    Shahidul Islam Chowdhury | Updated at 11:59pm on August 14, 2018

    The government is expecting a ‘good outcome’ in its diplomatic and legal efforts for bringing back MA Rashed Chowdhury, one of the six condemned fugitive...

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    Dhaka, Tokyo to focus on resolving Rohingya crisis

    Shahidul Islam Chowdhury | Updated at 12:16am on August 07, 2018

    Bangladesh and Japan will focus on how to resolve Myanmar’s ongoing crisis involving persecuted Rohingya Muslim minority group during foreign minister-level talks in Dhaka today....

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    Govt closely watching Assam’s NRC release

    Shahidul Islam Chowdhury | Updated at 11:53pm on July 29, 2018

    Bangladesh government has kept situation involving the release of the final draft of Assam’s National Registry of Citizens under close watch as hundreds of thousands...

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    No headway in Rohingya return

    Shahidul Islam Chowdhury | Updated at 01:10am on June 30, 2018

    Formal and informal efforts involving sections of international community produced no breakthrough till Friday for the sustainable return of Rohingya people to their home in...

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    ICC asks for Myanmar observations on jurisdiction

    Shahidul Islam Chowdhury | Updated at 11:27pm on June 21, 2018

    A pre-trial bench of the International Criminal Court on Wednesday asked the Myanmar authorities to submit observations on if the court has territorial jurisdiction of...

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    Rohingya repatriation unlikely to begin soon

    Shahidul Islam Chowdhury | Updated at 11:23pm on June 19, 2018

    Protracted Rohingya crisis is unlikely to end soon as beginning their repatriation from Bangladesh is still a faraway thing because of Myanmar’s reluctance to create...

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    Myanmar clears 1,387 in 4 months

    Shahidul Islam Chowdhury | Updated at 12:48am on June 15, 2018

    Myanmar government cleared only 1,387 Rohingyas out of a list of 8,032 handed over by Bangladesh authorities four months ago amid slow pace in preparation...