A Bangladeshi view of ’47 partition

A Bangladeshi view of ’47 partition In Bangladesh, 1947 is a distant memory, forgotten by most as if it were ancestral prehistory, erased by the bloody 1971 liberation war against Pakistan. It was June 16, 1971 when soldiers from the Pakistan army rounded up all the Hindu men in Jogisu village in the Rajshahi district, about... Continua »
agosto 14, 2017 / 0

Jinnah’s Pakistan

Jinnah’s Pakistan In a couple of days, India and Pakistan will celebrate their independence from the British Raj three scores and ten years back. In some paradoxical way, Bangladesh may also join in that celebration as that was also the precursor to its own independence some 24 years later on 26 March... Continua »
agosto 12, 2017 / 0

In Bangladesh, Christians stand up for ethnic minorities

In Bangladesh, Christians stand up for ethnic minorities The Christians in Bangladesh are speaking up for the rights of the country’s ethnic minorities, bemoaning the fact that ethnic and religious minorities are not even mentioned in the nation’s constitution. Archbishop Moses Costa of Chittagong told international Catholic charity Aid to the Church in Need (ACN) that “the government... Continua »
agosto 6, 2017 / 0

Vietnam’s role in North Korea

Vietnam’s role in North Korea In the wake of the most advanced weapons test in North Korean history at the beginning of this month, nations of the Asia-Pacific Region are responding to the rising tensions. In Hanoi, the capital of one of the remaining states governed by a communist party, the incident was met with... Continua »
agosto 1, 2017 / 0

Nearly half of S. Koreans common people positive about N. Korean

Nearly half of S. Koreans common people positive about N. Korean Nearly half of South Koreans believe North Korea’s participation to PyeongChang Winter Games  will have a positive impact on the 2018 PyeongChang Winter Olympics, a survey showed Monday. The sports ministry said it commissioned a local research firm Metrix to conduct a poll on next year’s Winter Games. A thousand South... Continua »
agosto 1, 2017 / 0

International Tiger Day 2017

International Tiger Day 2017 Every year we observe a number of days in order to recognize various causes, be it World Earth Day, Water Day or World Animal Day. But, among all these days experts believe that International Tiger Day is worth observing as there are only a few tigers remaining in the world.... Continua »
luglio 30, 2017 / 0

The total war of Duterte “The Punisher”

The total war of Duterte “The Punisher” He had promised war and kept his promise. War to drug dealers and drug addicts. War to the rebel Islamists and their American cooperators. War to the corrupt and the powerful. Rodrigo Duterte, now known as the “Punisher”, has been president of the Philippines since last June and it can not... Continua »
luglio 29, 2017 / 0