/ 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 ...

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 ...

Bangladesh hangs top financier of largest Islamist party

Sep 4, 2016

Bangladesh hangs top financier of largest Islamist party

Bangladesh hanged a wealthy tycoon and top financial backer of its largest Islamist party late Saturday for war crimes, dealing a massive blow to the group’s ambitions in the Muslim-majority nation. Mir Quasem Ali, a key leader of the Jamaat-e-Islami party, was executed after ...