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Catalog of abuse: Quietly seeking justice for the Rohingya

Aug 13, 2018

Catalog of abuse: Quietly seeking justice for the Rohingya

Cross-legged in a windowless, almost pitch-black bamboo shack, the investigator pressed record on a video camera and asked the young Rohingya woman to describe the night the Myanmar soldiers came. "They broke down our door. They took my husband outside and shot him," recalled the ...

Japan Tobacco to buy Bangladesh firm for $1.5 billion

/ Aug 7, 2018

Japan Tobacco to buy Bangladesh firm for $1.5 billion

Japan Tobacco Inc. has agreed to buy a Bangladeshi cigarette manufacturer for 124.3 billion taka ($1.5 billion), taking its acquisition strategy to one of Asia's fastest-growing economies. The Tokyo-based company is acquiring the tobacco business of Akij Group, the second-largest tobacco company in Bangladesh, Japan ...

Mass protests over traffic deaths paralyzing Dhaka

Aug 4, 2018

Mass protests over traffic deaths paralyzing Dhaka

Five days of protests by tens of thousands of students angry over the traffic deaths of two students have largely cut off the capital, Dhaka, from the rest of Bangladesh as the demonstrators pressed their demand for safer roads. The protests began last Sunday after ...