Posts Tagged Bangladesh

Philippines to lift travel ban on 10 countries starting September 6

UNTV News   •   September 4, 2021

MANILA, Philippines — President Rodrigo Duterte has approved the recommendation of the Inter-Agency Task Force (IATF) to lift the current travel restrictions on travelers from 10 countries starting September 6,...

PH extends ban on travelers from India, 6 other nations until July 31

Robie de Guzman   •   July 14, 2021

MANILA, Philippines – The Philippine government has extended its entry restrictions for travelers coming from India and six other countries until July 31, Malacañang said Wednesday. Presidential Spokesperson Harry Roque...

PH extends ban on travelers from India to May 31; adds Oman, UAE in travel restrictions

Robie de Guzman   •   May 14, 2021

MANILA, Philippines – The Philippine government has extended its existing ban on travelers from India until May 31 to prevent the spread of a coronavirus variant first detected in the...

PH temporarily bans entry of travelers from Pakistan, Bangladesh, Nepal, Sri Lanka

Robie de Guzman   •   May 5, 2021

MANILA, Philippines – The Philippines has expanded its entry ban on travelers to include those coming from Pakistan, Bangladesh, Nepal, and Sri Lanka amid the surge in COVID-19 cases. In...

Bangladesh ferry accident kills at least 23

UNTV News   •   June 29, 2020

At least 23 ferry passengers were killed in the Bangladesh capital Dhaka on Monday (June 29) when the vessel sank after a collision, officials said. The boat had around 50...

Cyclone Amphan tears into India; destroys homes, whips up storm surge

UNTV News   •   May 21, 2020

A powerful cyclone tore into eastern India and Bangladesh on Wednesday (May 20), destroying mud houses and embankments and whipping up a storm surge along the coast, officials said, after...

Islamists force suspension of Bangladesh’s first human milk bank

UNTV News   •   December 30, 2019

By Azad Majumder Dhaka – Authorities in Bangladesh said on Monday they were forced to suspend the launching of the country’s first human milk bank for motherless infants after objections...

Bangladeshi court sentences 7 to death for plotting 2016 Dhaka café attack

Robie de Guzman   •   November 27, 2019

Dhaka – A Bangladeshi anti-terrorism court sentenced seven men to death on Wednesday after finding them guilty of plotting a deadly attack on a café in Dhaka that killed 22...

Bangladesh sentences 16 to death for killing teenager in harassment case

Robie de Guzman   •   October 25, 2019

The principal of a religious school in Bangladesh was among 16 people sentenced to death on Thursday (October 24) for the murder of a teenage girl who refused to withdraw...

No Filipinos in Bangladesh hijacking attempt – DFA

Marje Pelayo   •   February 25, 2019

MANILA, Philippines — The Department of Foreign Affairs (DFA) confirmed on Monday (February 25) that no Filipinos were on board the Biman Bangladesh flight that made an emergency landing following...


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