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    Italy under virus curbs again

    Agence France-Presse . Paris | Updated at 12:20am on March 16, 2021

    The novel coronavirus has killed at least 26,54,089 people since the outbreak emerged in China in December 2019, according to a tally from official sources...

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    Bangladesh to seek remedy for Indonesia safeguard duty

    Jasim Uddin | Updated at 10:04pm on March 15, 2021

    The government will seek remedy from safeguard duty imposed by Indonesia on global import of apparel and clothing products as Bangladesh’s export does not harm...

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    Indonesia bus plunge kills two dozen pilgrims

    Agence France-Presse . Jakarta | Updated at 10:56am on March 11, 2021

    A bus carrying dozens of pilgrims plunged down a steep ravine on Indonesia’s Java island, killing at least 27 people including junior high school students,...

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    Indonesia volcano belches huge ash column

    Agence France-Presse . Medan, Indonesia | Updated at 01:42pm on March 02, 2021

    An Indonesian volcano erupted on Tuesday morning spewing a spectacular column of ash thousands of metres into a powder blue sky...

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    Indonesia slaps safeguard duty on RMG products

    Jasim Uddin | Updated at 09:52pm on February 25, 2021

    Indonesia has imposed safeguard duty equivalent to a maximum of Tk 956 per piece on import of 134 types of apparel products for three years. The...

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    Indonesia volcano erupts, spews red-hot lava

    Agence France-Presse . Jakarta | Updated at 02:32pm on February 19, 2021

    Indonesia’s Mount Merapi, one of the world’s most active volcanoes, erupted on Friday, belching out red lava. The volcano, close to Indonesia’s cultural capital Yogyakarta...

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    Four more apparel associations from 3 countries join hands

    Staff Correspondent | Updated at 11:42pm on February 10, 2021

    Four more associations of apparel manufacturers in Turkey, Indonesia and Morocco have joined the Sustainable Textile of the Asian Region (STAR) Network, a platform of...

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    Two Christians publicly flogged in Indonesia for drinking

    Agence France-Presse . Banda Aceh | Updated at 10:36pm on February 08, 2021

    Two Christian men were publicly flogged Monday in Indonesia’s ultra-conservative Aceh province for drinking alcohol and gambling, in a rare instance of non-Muslims facing a...

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    Dozens of Rohingya refugees caught arriving in Malaysia

    Agence France-Presse. Kuala Lumpur | Updated at 07:03pm on February 05, 2021

    Dozens of Rohingya, mostly women and children, were caught as they arrived by boat in Malaysia last month after fleeing a refugee camp in neighbouring...

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    Indonesia bans mandatory hijab for schoolgirls

    Agence France-Presse . Jakarta | Updated at 05:03pm on February 05, 2021

    Indonesia banned schools from forcing girls to wear hijab headscarves after the case of a Christian pupil pressured to cover up sparked outrage in the...