Daily Star

About Daily Star

The Daily Star is a leading English-language daily newspaper in Bangladesh.

Analysis, Opinion

Opinion: One Belt, One Road: We must secure our interest

Shah Husain Imam argues in the Daily Star that Bangladesh must put its interests first in joining China’s One Belt, One Road initiative.

News

Rich in Bangladesh rising faster than anywhere else

Bangladesh has been ranked the fastest growing country with an increasing number of rich in the world.

Opinion

Bangladesh must hone Rohingya policy

Bangladesh must control the narrative on the Rohingya issue, argues one Daily Star opinion piece.

Diplomacy, Economics

‘7,000 Bangladeshis’ held in Malaysia since January

Malaysian immigration department has detained more than 30,000 undocumented migrants, including an estimated 7,000 Bangladeshis, since January this year.

Economics

Bangladesh eases trade union rules

The Cabinet okays labour law amendments in line with suggestions from ILO, EU, US.

Analysis

Rohingya Genocide: Myanmar planned it long before ARSA attacks

The UN has found that the Myanmar military had planned the Rohingya genocide long before the Arakan Rohingya Salvation Army (ARSA) attacked the country’s security personnel.

Diplomacy

Myanmar says ICC has no jurisdiction over country

Myanmar said on Thursday that the International Criminal Court (ICC) has no jurisdiction to run a case on atrocities against Rohingyas.

Politics

Student protesters arrested in Bangladesh

Students in Bangladesh have been arrested and charged after protesting the road death of two of their peers.

Politics

UN urges Bangladesh to halt killing of drug suspects

UN High Commissioner for Human Rights Zeid Ra’ad Al Hussein appeals to the Bangladeshi government to halt the extra-judicial killing of drug suspects.

Economics, Opinion

A new Asian tiger?

Bangladesh economy is growing but it’s a jobless growth.

Opinion

From a high moral ground to a high legal perch

That Bangladesh offered a safe haven to close to a million Rohingya refugees fleeing wholesale persecution from Myanmar put Dhaka on a high moral pedestal.

Diplomacy

Rohingya repatriation stuck

Nearly six months have passed since the signing of the Rohingya repatriation deal, but Myanmar is yet to take back a single of the refugees from Bangladesh.

News

World Bank agrees to grant for Rohingyas

World Bank will give Bangladesh a grant to meet the basic needs of around one million Rohingya refugees.

Opinion

Promises Myanmar Never Kept

Rohingyas recall previous experiences, to place 13 demands to UNSC for repatriation.

Analysis, Curiosity

Rohingyas, locals unite to prepare for monsoon in vulnerable camps

Rohingyas and local people in Cox’s Bazar, Bangladesh are racing to prepare for monsoon rains forecast to start as early as this week.

Diplomacy, Opinion

Reimpose sanctions against Myanmar

Bangladeshi senior adviser Gowher Rizvi is calling for the reimposition of sanctions against Myanmar for its role in the Rohingya crisis.