Coronavirus disruptions deal severe blow to Bangladesh's garment industry
As Bangladesh's garment factories gradually reopen, manufacturers are suffering from weak global demand amid the pandemic. Big fashion brands are still cancelling orders, adding to the plight of textile workers.
100,000 people left homeless in Bangladesh by Cyclone Amphan
Hundreds of thousands in Bangladesh and India are still marooned after Cyclone Amphan last week destroyed coastal embankments and inundated tens of thousands of homes.
Are Bangladesh's low-cost coronavirus test kits reliable?
While the kits could give Bangladesh a much wider picture of the actual number of infections in the country, some researchers believe that the accuracy of the results is questionable.
Bangladesh: Fake news on Facebook fuels communal violence
Fake news spread via Facebook has triggered several communal clashes resulting in deaths in Bangladesh. Bangladesh's post and telecommunication minister told DW Facebook failed to create measures to identify hate speech.
Bangladesh: Prostitution in Refugee Camps
Life is grim for Rohingya refugees in Bangladesh's sprawling camps. They are not allowed to work and are reduced to begging. Many women turn to the sex industry, while others are lured into prostitution abroad by empty promises of jobs and marriage.
Bangladesh’s textile industry works towards becoming more eco-friendly
The world’s second-largest garment exporter, Bangladesh, is trying to introduce greener alternatives in textile production. The attempt could help the country secure its position in the international market.
Bangladesh may 'force' 100,000 Rohingya to resettle on uninhabited island
Having fled deadly violence, over a million Rohingya refugees live in sprawling camps in Bangladesh. DW gained exclusive access to the remote, cyclone-prone island where the government intends to relocate them.
Bangladesh to UN: 'Support Rohingya island relocation or leave the country'
In an interview with DW, Bangladesh's Foreign Minister AK Abdul Momen expressed disappointment over "inadequate" international pressure on Myanmar to take back the Rohingya refugees currently camped in Cox's Bazar.