Bangladesh

Shipping’s financiers turning the tide on shipbreaking practices

Shipping’s financiers turning the tide on shipbreaking practices

Published 15/05/2018

LONDON (Reuters) - The shipping industry has long been criticized by campaigners for allowing vessels to be broken up on beaches, endangering workers and polluting [more…]

SpaceX launches new rocket primed for future crewed missions

SpaceX launches new rocket primed for future crewed missions

Published 11/05/2018

CAPE CANAVERAL, Fla. (Reuters) - An updated version of the SpaceX Falcon 9 rocket, tailored for eventual crewed missions for NASA, made its debut launch [more…]

SpaceX postpones first commercial launch of updated Falcon 9 rocket

SpaceX postpones first commercial launch of updated Falcon 9 rocket

Published 10/05/2018

CAPE CANAVERAL, Fla. (Reuters) - A last-minute technical glitch prompted SpaceX on Thursday to postpone for at least 24 hours the first commercial flight of [more…]

SpaceX halts countdown of first commercial launch of updated Falcon…

SpaceX halts countdown of first commercial launch of updated Falcon…

Published 10/05/2018

CAPE CANAVERAL, Fla. (Reuters) - SpaceX on Thursday aborted the launch of its planned first commercial flight of an updated Falcon 9 rocket from the [more…]

Developing nations to study ways to dim sunshine, slow warming

Developing nations to study ways to dim sunshine, slow warming

Published 04/04/2018

OSLO (Reuters) - Scientists in developing nations plan to step up research into dimming sunshine to curb climate change, hoping to judge if a man-made [more…]

Bangladesh ex-PM gets bail- party to consider poll boycott

Bangladesh ex-PM gets bail- party to consider poll boycott

Published 12/03/2018

FILE PHOTO: Bangladesh Nationalist Party (BNP) Chairperson Begum Khaleda Zia waves to activists as she arrives for a rally in Dhaka in this file picture [more…]

Bangladesh plane carrying 71 people crashes in Nepal

Bangladesh plane carrying 71 people crashes in Nepal

Published 12/03/2018

Wreckage of an airplane is pictured as rescue workers operate at Kathmandu airport, Nepal March 12, 2018. REUTERS/ Navesh ChitrakarKATHMANDU (Reuters) - A Bangladeshi aircraft [more…]

Rescue workers pull bodies out of plane wreckage in Nepal

Rescue workers pull bodies out of plane wreckage in Nepal

Published 12/03/2018

KATHMANDU, (Reuters) - Rescue workers recovered badly burnt bodies from the wreckage of a Bangladeshi aircraft that crashed while coming in to land at Nepal’s [more…]

Thailand decorates Myanmar’s army chief amid Rohingya crisis

Thailand decorates Myanmar’s army chief amid Rohingya crisis

Published 16/02/2018

FILE PHOTO - Myanmar military commander-in-chief, Senior General Min Aung Hlaing, attends a military exercise at Ayeyarwaddy delta region in Myanmar, February 3, 2018. REUTERS/Lynn [more…]

Duterte tells Suu Kyi rights activists are ‘just a noisy bunch’

Duterte tells Suu Kyi rights activists are ‘just a noisy bunch’

Published 26/01/2018

Philippines' President Rodrigo Duterte Rodrigo Duterte gestures during a news conference on the sidelines of the Association of South East Asian Nations (ASEAN) summit in [more…]