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At least 70 countries have elections in 2024. A guide in maps and charts

CNN 08 Jul 2024
Scores of other major countries are voting this year, including Pakistan, Bangladesh and France. In the first round of French elections last week, Marine Le Pen’s far-right National Rally (RN) party ...

St Martin’s Island faces severe supply shortage amid escalating border conflict

Blitz 15 Jun 2024
In the serene waters of the Bay of Bengal, St Martin’s Island, a picturesque locale known for its tranquil beaches and vibrant marine life, is now grappling with a severe supply crisis ... The Bangladesh ...

Bangladesh makes waves: Surpasses China to claim 2nd in global freshwater fish production

Beijing News 14 Jun 2024
"Regarding fish caught from ponds and other enclosed water bodies, Bangladesh ranked at number five, 14th in marine fish production, and 8th in Crustacean production," stated the minister ... Bangladesh's ...

Bangladesh uses satellite transmitters on saltwater crocodiles in Asia’s first

Mongabay 22 Apr 2024
Bangladesh’s forest department and IUCN Bangladesh are jointly implementing the project with support from the Integrated Management of the Sundarbans Mangroves and the Marine Protected Area (MPA) ...

Bangladeshi seafarers in double bind as piracy resurges in Horn of Africa

Anadolu Agency 29 Mar 2024
- Over 65% of Bangladesh’s multibillion-dollar readymade garment exports were going through Red Sea route to key European and American markets ... Shakhawat Hossain, general secretary of the Bangladesh Merchant Marine Officers Association.

Bangladesh makes 1st contact with Somali pirates, seeks release of 23 sailors

Anadolu Agency 20 Mar 2024
Anam Chowdhury, president of the Bangladesh Merchant Marine Officers' Association, told Anadolu there are separate members of a pirate group, who are assigned to hijack, contact, and initiate negotiation.

Xinhua Asia-Pacific news summary at 1600 GMT, March 14 14 Mar 2024
(Japan-Earthquake). - - - - ... Md Shakawat Hossain, general secretary of Bangladesh Merchant Marine Officers' Association, told reporters here, "We've come to know from a global shipping source that the ship as of 1.00 p.m ... (Bangladesh-Somali-Cargo Ship).

Hijacked Bangladeshi-flagged ship anchors near Somalian port 14 Mar 2024
Md Shakawat Hossain, general secretary of Bangladesh Merchant Marine Officers' Association, told reporters here, "We've come to know from a global ...

Eric Adams gets flagged on X after claiming New Yorkers call Big Apple ‘Port-Au-Prince of America’

New York Post 14 Mar 2024
Other major foreign-born populations in the city include 425,000 born in the Dominican Republic; 171,000 from Jamaica; 150,000 from Mexico; 141,000 from Guyana; 128,000 from Ecuador; and 99,000 from Bangladesh.

Pirates Want $5M and Threaten to Kill Crew as Bulker is Taken to Somalia

The Maritime Executive 13 Mar 2024
The Bangladesh Merchant Marine Officers Association told local media that through the use of international resources they had been able to locate the ship approximately 170 nautical miles east of ...

Bangladeshi cargo ship hijacked by Somali pirates

Blitz 12 Mar 2024
Captain Anam Chowdhury, president of the Bangladesh Merchant Marine OfficersAssociation, shed further light on the harrowing ordeal faced by the crew.

Sheikh Hasina calls for exploring marine resources

Blitz 22 Feb 2024
Prime Minister Sheikh Hasina stressed extracting marine resources from Bangladesh’s vast ... We have to use the vast marine resources for the socio-economic development of Bangladesh” she said.

Major organizations advocate for improved framework on ship-recycling

SAFETY4SEA 15 Feb 2024
BIMCO, Bangladesh, India, Norway, Pakistan and the ICS, have submitted a paper ahead of the 81st Marine Environment Protection Committee (MEPC) meeting on 18-22 March 2024, to highlight the need to ...

Overfishing leads to decline in Bangladesh marine fish stocks & diversity

Mongabay 30 Jan 2024
Despite enacting different laws and regulations, both old and new, Bangladesh has faced a decline in marine fish stocks and diversity over the years, thanks to the rampant use of industrial trawlers ...

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