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Rohingya crisis could have been handled better, admits Suu Kyi

Rohingya crisis could have been handled better, admits Suu Kyi
Myanmar's military response to the Rohingya crisis which drove 700,000 of the Muslim minority into Bangladesh "could have been handled better", the country's de facto leader Aung San Suu Kyi conceded yesterday, reports AFP. Speaking at the World Economic Forum (WEF) in Vietnam, Suu Kyi , who has bristled at foreign criticism of her country, softened her defence of the crackdown against "terrorists" from the Muslim minority. "There are of course ways (in) which, in hindsight, the situation could have been handled better," she said of the crackdown that led to widespread allegations of atrocities by Myanmar's army. "But we believe that for the sake of long-term stability and security we have to be…

ICC decision offers real 
hope, says UNHR chief

ICC decision offers real hope, says UNHR chief

UN High Commissioner for Human Rights Michelle Bachelet has said the decision by the Pre-Trial Chamber of the International Criminal Court offers real hope for accountability for the crimes committed against Rohingyas in Myanmar, reports UNB. Although the decision does not specifically address the crime…
Experts for ecosystem-based adaptation

Experts for ecosystem-based adaptation

Climate experts yesterday urged the government and policymakers to integrate ecosystem based approach to adaptation (EbA) in national climate related policies to address adverse impact of climate change, reports UNB. The experts came up with the suggestion while addressing a policy dialogue on 'Ecosystem…
Tremor preparedness

Tremor preparedness

Bangladesh experienced another tremor yesterday morning which measured 5.3 with 5.6 at certain places. The epicenter of the quake is believed to be in Assam, India. So far, the quakes that have been felt in Bangladesh have had their epicentres far away, mostly across the border. However, the frequency…
Statelessness of the Rohingya Community –A legacy of the British colonial policy

Statelessness of the Rohingya Community –A legacy of the British colonial policy

The Rohingya are the inhabitants of Rakhine state (historically known as Arakan) in Myanmar. Arakan emerged as a Kingdom with the military and diplomatic assistance of Bengal Sultanate in the year 1429. Being far off and detached from mainland Burma by the ArakanYoma (meaning mountain) and contiguous…
Bangladesh unable to capitalise on potential for jute exports

Bangladesh unable to capitalise on potential for jute exports

Bangladesh’s jute and jute products exports are unable to rise further because of shortage of production and lack of diversification, despite there being a huge demand for jute products in around 60 countries across the globe. According to the Export Promotion Bureau (EPB), the nation earned USD…
US Hurricane a looming disaster

US Hurricane a looming disaster

WILMINGTON: Dangerous Hurricane Florence edged closer yesterday to delivering a powerful blow to the east coast of the United States, with forecasters warning of life-threatening rainfall and flooding even as it weakened to a Category 2 storm, reports AFP. As day broke for millions of jittery Americans…
Special cultural event for children today

Special cultural event for children today

As a part of the ongoing month-long mega event ‘18th Asian Art Biennale Bangladesh 2018’ that started on September 1, Bangladesh Shilpakala Academy (BSA) has arranged a special cultural programme for the children today at its National Art Plaza Auditorium in Segun Bagicha of the capital.…
‘Collective performance key to success’

‘Collective performance key to success’

The Tigers are preparing hard both on and off the field by keeping their focus on the 2019 Cricket World Cup. But before that, they are all set to play Asia Cup, which will be crucial in terms of getting the perfect combination for the World Cup. The next World Cup is probably the last time that fans…
Call to bring poultry sector under proper monitoring

Call to bring poultry sector under proper monitoring

RAJSHAHI: Experts and researchers concerned at a participatory discussion here unequivocally called for bringing the poultry sector from its farming to marketing under a proper monitoring so that the consumers in general can get safe and hygienic poultry meat and eggs, reports BSS. They viewed ensuring…
Serve people with dedication

Serve people with dedication

Prime Minister Sheikh Hasina yesterday underscored the need for improving the quality of education and healthcare services of the private medical colleges, saying that the medical universities could monitor these activities, reports BSS. “Many medical colleges are being established in the private…
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