Wednesday, February 8, 2023

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Myanmar-Bangladesh’s growing trade and business ties in 2022 Year

According to reports of pro-government media outlet of Myanmar, Global New light of Myanmar, Myanmar’s export has been surpassing imports in the cross-border trade with Bangladesh and 8,620.7 tonnes of exports to Bangladesh was estimated at US$10.733 million between...

Why does Myanmar, Bangladesh pursue military diplomacy?

After mortars landed in Bangladesh during attacks against the Arakan Army (AA) in Rakhine State, border soldiers from Bangladesh and Myanmar's junta promised to mend bilateral ties on Sunday. The Rakhine region of Myanmar, which borders Bangladesh, has seen a...

Can Bangladesh meet its longstanding commitment to advancing human rights through its victory over UNHRC membership?

An accomplishment for a nation is always winning an election in a global setting. The goal becomes greater significance when membership is granted by secret ballot to a respected international rights body like the United Nations Human Rights Council...

Why does Bangladesh need Saudi Arabia’s investment in the power and energy sector urgently?

With the aim of increasing bilateral trade and mutual economic cooperation, special attention must be paid to the 'Middle East'. Bangladesh seeks cooperation in at least 12 sectors from the top ten countries of the Arab world or the...

Is Nuclear Myanmar direct threat to Cambodia, Thailand, Laos, Malaysia, Bangladesh, India, China?

Nuclear Myanmar is going to direct threat to Cambodia, Thailand, Laos, Malaysia, Bangladesh, India, China. Southeast Asia is going to be vulnerable permanently if Myanmar continues to pursue its long-cherished nuclear ambitions.  Definitely, the military junta would use the...

Myanmar military’s ‘cherished nuclear ambition’ threaten and jeopardize regional stability

Southeast Asia is going to be vulnerable permanently if Myanmar continues to pursue its long cherished nuclear ambitions.  Definitely, the military junta would use the weapons against various ethnic rivals, insurgents. Not only so that, the whole Southeast Asian...

Dismantling Myanmar military

Since its takeover of the government in February, the Myanmar military has been torturing those it has detained in a methodical and systemic way across the country  Myanmar’s military has embarked upon a massive campaign of violence since last year’s...

‘Myanmar’s false and baseless claim of ‘Arakan Army and ARSA bases in Bangladesh’ being woven

Myanmar has blamed the Arakan Army and the Arakan Rohingya Salvation Army or ARSA for the mortar attack on the border. At the same time, they claimed that the base of these organizations is in Bangladesh. According to media reports,...

Why Myanmar military can’t be able to survive in the long run?

Myanmar's military announced on February 1, 2021 that it had taken control of the country after arresting Prime Minister Aung San Suu Kyi and other political leaders. A state of emergency was then imposed in the capital Naypyidaw and...

It would be extremely foolish for Myanmar to think ‘military capability of Bangladesh weak’

Bangladesh doesn’t lack defence capabilities, but it wants no war, says home minister Asaduzzaman Khan Kamal amid cross-border shelling. He also said Bangladesh does not want war with Myanmar or any other country, but its military is always ready...

UN, international community must address the Myanmar-Bangladesh border tension issue immediately

Myanmar's persistent use of mortars to invade Bangladeshi land amounts to a declaration of war on Myanmar's part and diplomatic blunder on the part of the government of Bangladesh. In the most recent incident, Myanmar fired three mortar bombs...

Bangladesh’s Metro Rail: A game changer in Public Transportation

The inhabitants of Dhaka city have long dreamed of having a metro train system, and finally, after much waiting, their wish will come true. With a population of 21 million, the Dhaka Metropolitan Area (DMA) is one of the...

Bangladesh promotes military diplomacy for peace and stability in the Indo-Pacific region

As the Indo-Pacific region represents the world’s economic and strategic center of gravity, the Indian Ocean today is becoming the centerpiece of all geo-strategic play. So, Cooperation in the region is crucial to implementing the international community’s global agenda,...

Myanmar: Silence from Bangladesh is not a sign of weakness

In January and February last year, the Myanmar Armed Forces launched two attacks in Arakan State. But the result was not good. 19 soldiers of the Myanmar army were killed by the Arakan forces. The Myanmar forces were forced...

Despite international laws, Myanmar continuously violating Bangladesh’s airspace!

The bullets fired from Myanmar have arrived inside Bangladesh at Ghumdhum-Tumbru border of Naikxyongchari upazila of Bandarban district. As of writing this report (Saturday, 6.25 p.m.), shelling is still going on in Myanmar. Shelling has been going on in...