Nov 23, 2016

Philippines charges bankers for ignoring cyberheist

The Philippines has filed charges against five officials of RCBC bank and a former treasurer who “wilfully ignored” suspicious activity that led to tens of millions of dollars vanishing after a heist on Bangladesh’s central bank. Unknown cybercriminals tried to steal nearly $1 billion ...

Bangladesh says head of group blamed for cafe siege dead

Oct 21, 2016

Bangladesh says head of group blamed for cafe siege dead

The head of a Bangladeshi Islamist group accused of staging a deadly siege at a cafe and killing several foreigners, including seven Japanese, died while trying to evade arrest earlier this month, security officials said Friday. Abdur Rahman died in hospital on Oct. 8 ...

China's Xi inks raft of deals worth billions with Bangladesh

Oct 15, 2016

China's Xi inks raft of deals worth billions with Bangladesh

Chinese President Xi Jinping, stepping up a competition with India for regional influence, said Friday ties with Bangladesh would be enhanced to a strategic partnership as the two countries signed 27 agreements worth billions of dollars. Xi, making a first trip by a Chinese ...