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When Pakistan praises Bangladesh!

Op Ed by Pathik Hasan Pakistan had been exploiting Bangladesh systematically and its economy was built on the money of Bangladesh. However, Bangladesh got its great independence from Pakistan in 1971 through a bloody hardcore struggle. The country under the…

“CITY OF ALI” Exploring the Life and Legacy of Muhammad Ali: A Panel Discussion

ON PEACE     by Genevieve Balance-Kupang “I wish people would love everybody else, the way they love me. The world would be a better world.” -Muhammad Ali Muhammad Ali’s wish of a better world is imprinted in our DNA…

Celebrating the 2021 National Indigenous Peoples Month

Migrant Igorots Welcomed on a Tauranga Marae by New Zealand’s Tangata Whenua (Locals)   Indigenous Culture by Genevieve Balance-Kupang National Indigenous Peoples Month is held every October. This October 10, the Catholic churches in the Philippines commemorate the Indigenous Peoples Sunday.…

Saudi Arabia-Bangladesh relations: development, assistance and economic ties

by Pathik Hasan Bangladesh-Saudi Arabia relations officially began in 1976 when Saudi Arabia recognized Bangladesh as an independent and sovereign country, which gained independence in 1971. At present, the relations between the two countries are fraternal, strong, and evolving. Although…

UP STF charge sheet in Siddiqui Kappan case against the efforts of the Supreme Court to stop the misuse of the sedition law

by Sadique Qureshi   MURL Chairperson Justice BG Kolse Patil said that in his press statement, The UP STF charge sheet in the Siddiqui Kappan case is a highly disturbing document that goes against the Supreme Court’s efforts to read…

Making sense of Bangladesh’s investment in megaprojects: development or delusion?

by Kazi Mohammad Jamshed History manifests that Megaprojects may become landmarks for a country by bringing transformational impact on the lives of the long-deprived people. Infrastructure-megaprojects are material drivers for accelerating the economic growth of developing countries especially while in…

What next after Mohibullah’s killing

by Saleem Samad The reality of the presence of Arsa in Bangladesh is full of contradictions. The assassination of Rohingya refugee leader Mohammed Mohibullah in broad daylight on September 29 has shocked the world. The United Nations, the European Union,…

Why should Singapore solve the Rohingya refugee crisis for ensuring the greater interest of South East Asia?

by Pathik Hasan   It is Singapore that can make Myanmar realize Rohingya repatriation. Singapore can be an ideal mediator in solving the Rohingya Refugee Crisis because Singapore has very good relations with both Myanmar and Bangladesh. However, Bangladesh has…

A No-Word: The Silence of Zen

An Interview with Sr. Anne-Marie Brittain, NDS about her book: A No-Word by Genevieve Balance-Kupang The trees, flowers, and plants grow in silence. The stars, sun, and moon move in silence. Silence gives us a new perspective… We need…

Cambodia’s media outlets including ‘Khmer Times’ can play a significant role in solving the Rohingya crisis

by Pathik Hasan Bangladesh Prime Minister Sheikh Hasina has sought the global community’s enhanced focus and active support to find a durable solution to the Rohingya crisis as she addressed the 76th UN General Assembly (UNGA). She said the Rohingya…

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