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  • U.S. Has No Plans For Military Base In Bangladesh
    no responses - Posted 02.09.09

    The U.S. Sunday said that it has no plan to set up a military base in Bangladesh though Washington expressed its willingness to assist that country in maritime patrol and secure its unprotected territorial sea lanes, media reports said. “I think there are some interests in maritime patrol so you can protect your sea areas [...]

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  • Three Chinese sailors killed in Bangladesh port
    no responses - Posted 02.08.09

    Dhaka – Three Chinese crew of a Panama flag-carrier vessel were killed in Bangladesh’s main Chittagong port when they fell into an oil tank of the vessel, port official said Saturday. The officials said that the Chinese national sailors identified as Tan Weifang, 37, the chief officer, Ju Liang Shang, 41, the third officer, and [...]

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  • Bangladesh retain Ashraful as captain
    no responses - Posted 02.07.09

    DHAKA – Bangladesh will retain Mohammad Ashraful as national captain for a limited overs home series against Pakistan in March and the Twenty20 World Cup in England in June. Ashraful has been under pressure after scoring only 12 runs in three one-day internationals at home against Zimbabwe last month. A Bangladesh Cricket Board spokesman said [...]

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  • Bangladesh to allow transit of goods to India
    no responses - Posted 02.05.09

    Dhaka – Bangladesh’s cabinet on Thursday approved a deal to allow the transit of goods through its territory by India, using water, road and rail routes, an official said. “The government has decided to renew the previously signed deal styled Bangladesh-India Trade Agreement,” Abul Kalam Azad, the press secretary to Prime Minister Sheikh Hasina Wazed, [...]

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  • Saudia cuts Bangladesh flights
    no responses - Posted 02.05.09

    Saudi Arabian Airlines (Saudia) plans to cut the number of flights to Bangladesh by a third due to the decline in migrant labour traffic as a result of the global recession, MEED has reported. The Saudi national carrier is cutting flights from across the kingdom to the Bangladeshi capital Dhaka from April. The number of [...]

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