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7 million in 'desperate need' after Bangladesh floods
Channel NewsAsia Singapore - 6/28/2022 12:03:00 PM
DHAKA: More than seven million Bangladeshis are still in "desperate" need of shelter and aid after deadly floods earlier this month, the Red Cross said Tuesday (Jun 28). At least 101 p

Firefighters in Bangladesh lack safety gear, adequate training - 6/28/2022 12:05:00 PM
DHAKA, Bangladesh . Firefighters in Bangladesh perform duties without safety gear and adequate training amid a rise in factory fires in the South Asian nation. Earlier this month,

Bangladesh floods: 'I have nothing left except my life'
BBC - 6/27/2022 11:39:00 PM
Dozens of people have died, many of them young children, in the worst floods Bangladesh has seen in more than a century. More than four million people have been left st

Bangladesh sees 3 more Covid deaths, 2,087 new cases
Daily Sun - 6/28/2022 11:39:00 AM
Bangladesh registered three more Covid-linked deaths with 2,087 new infections in 24 hours till Tuesday morning. The new figures took the country’s total death toll to 29,145 while the caseload to 19,

Bangladesh's 'Never A Bridge Too Far'
RepublicWorld - 6/28/2022 10:49:00 AM
Bangladesh PM Sheikh Hasina,on June 25 inaugurated the Padma Bridge which is built at a cost of $3.6 Bn entirely using domestic resources, Subir Bhaumik writes

Bangladeshi man shares journey to find parents during extreme flooding in Bangladesh
NBC News - 6/27/2022 2:53:00 PM
In Bangladesh, the most recent flood on June 17 led to more areas of the country being affected, like Mymensingh and Sylhet, according to the World Health Organization. NBC News’ Rima Abdelkader spoke to Bangladeshi resident Tarek Rubbani on the journey to find his parents.

Explained | Bangladesh’s Padma Bridge and why Dhaka clarified reports linking it with China
The Hindu - 6/28/2022 11:11:00 AM
Bangladesh recently inaugurated its longest bridge over the Padma River. It also clarified that the Padma Bridge is not a part of China’s Belt and Road Initiative.

Millions in Bangladesh impacted by one of worst floodings ever seen: IFRC
China Internet Information Center - 6/28/2022 11:49:00 AM
Record-breaking floods in Bangladesh have wreaked havoc as an estimated 7.2 million people have been affected and remained in desperate need of shelters and emergency relief items in northeastern Bangladesh,

Planned coal plants fizzle as Japan ends financing in Indonesia, Bangladesh
Mongabay on - 6/28/2022 11:47:35 AM
Major coal-fired power plant projects in Indonesia and Bangladesh have effectively been cancelled after the Japanese government, their main funder, recently announced it would stop providing loans to build such plants in the two countries.

Bangladesh Flood Victims Cry for Relief
Inter Press Service - 6/28/2022 9:54:00 AM
A pregnant mother of three was forced to take refuge in a shelter after floods in Bangladesh swept away her home leaving her destitute.