Daily Archives: May 17, 2015

Stranded Rohingya migrants say: 'We're dying on board' (Al Jazeera)

May 17, 2015 By Veronica Pedrosa   Passengers aboard crowded ship say traffickers and captain abandoned them without food or water, and left them to die. A boat filled with around 380 men, women and children from

No poor people in BD from 2019: Muhith (The Financial Express (Bangladesh))

Finance Minister AMA Muhith said Saturday there will be no poor people in Bangladesh from 2019. “The rate of poverty will come down to 11 per cent in 2019 from the current level of 24 per cent,” Mr Muhith said.