Archive of Local News

08May2019

Pahela Baishakh, the best time to be in Bangladesh

  THE WORLD ONE STOP AT A TIME Pahela Baishakh, the best time to be in Bangladesh MAPASYALAN NGA {ATTRACTION}THE COMMUTERAPRIL 30, 20190   An invitation to visit Bangladesh came my way. I didn’t now what to expect from the place, but I hopped on the plane anyway. Three plane rides and 21 hours later, I was in Dhaka, the capital of Bangladesh. Arrivin

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08May2019

Cultural Potpourri: Bangladesh on the Rise

BY MICHAEL EBRO DAKUDAO ON APRIL 23, 2019 It was the week before the Filipinos’ observance of the Holy Week when the Honorary Consul of Bangladesh in Mindanao, madame Purita Arsenia “Joji” Ilagan-Bian posted this message on Facebook, “The Bangladesh Embassy in the Philippines and the General Consulate in Mindanao are proud to announce that two respected members of the media, Arc

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08May2019

A peek into Bangladesh’s trade giants

    THE WORLD ONE STOP AT A TIME   A peek into Bangladesh’s trade giants MAPASYALAN NGA {ATTRACTION}THE COMMUTERMAY 3, 20190   Bangladesh can surprise you, that much I will say. I jumped into an invitation to visit the country for the first time without knowing much about the place except its summer climate, population, its citizens’ physi

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08May2019

Cultural Potpourri: A visit to the Rohingyas refugee camp

BY MICHAEL EBRO DAKUDAO ON APRIL 26, 2019 One of the heart-tugging highlights of my Bangladesh experience was visiting the Rohingyas refugee camp in Cox’s Bazar.  The hour-long flight from Dhaka, the capital city of Bangladesh, to Cox’s Bazar was alright as the huge Nigerian delegate seated beside me in the plane was asleep most of the time which prevented me from moving until I ha

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