Porimol Palma

Porimol Palma

January 30, 2021
January 30, 2021

He acted like a mafia boss

Mohammad Shahid Islam alias Kazi Papul was part of an organised gang and he allegedly acted like a mafia boss who extorted money from the poor and low-income Bangladeshi migrant workers in Kuwait, reported the media there.

January 25, 2021
January 25, 2021

Dhaka to seek smooth supply of vaccines

Dhaka would seek smooth supply of vaccine under the tripartite agreement on buying Covishield from Serum Institute of India when Foreign Secretary Masud Bin Momen visits Delhi from January 28-30.

January 21, 2021
January 21, 2021

Rohingya Repatriation: China’s role as mediator very crucial

China’s role in Rohingya repatriation is turning out to be a decisive factor in resolving the crisis as the country embarked on the role of a mediator between Bangladesh and Myanmar and is likely to continue it until a solution is found, analysts have said.

January 19, 2021
January 19, 2021

Rohingya Repatriation: Dhaka wants global community’s presence

Rohingyas will feel safe if they see the international community’s presence in areas of Myanmar’s Rakhine state where they are to be repatriated, Foreign Secretary Masud Bin Momen said yesterday.

January 16, 2021
January 16, 2021

Bangladeshis in Malaysia: Worries grow as KL declares emergency

Expatriate workers, including Bangladeshis, in Malaysia are facing concerns over their jobs and income after the country declared a nationwide state of emergency until August 1 to combat the rising Covid-19 cases with the daily case number recently crossing the 3,000-mark.

January 10, 2021
January 10, 2021

Focus on issues that’ll help you get GSP Plus

The European Union is moving from a development partner of Bangladesh to trade partner as Bangladesh is graduating to a developing country by 2024.

January 10, 2021
January 10, 2021

EU trade privilege hinges on human rights record

Bangladesh will have to meet the European Union’s new criteria on human rights to retain its duty-free market access to the bloc as the EU looks to increase accountability and fight impunity, said a top diplomat.

December 23, 2020
December 23, 2020

Migration to Italy: Don’t fall in trap, use legal ways

As Italy has enlisted Bangladesh as one of the 30 countries eligible to send seasonal and non-seasonal workers after an eight-year long suspension, Italian authorities have urged aspirants to use legal pathways.

December 19, 2020
December 19, 2020

Good move; now follow them up

The Bangladesh-India prime minister-level summit on Thursday was a remarkable step forward in advancing not only bilateral relations but also regional connectivity and economic integration, analysts have said.

December 18, 2020
December 18, 2020

India pledges vaccine support

India promised to promptly and effectively deliver to Bangladesh the Covid-19 vaccines it is producing and developing as Prime Minister Sheikh Hasina and her Indian counterpart Narendra Modi held a virtual summit yesterday.