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'We cannot postpone again,' says Tokyo...

Tokyo 2020 chief: We cannot postpone...

East Asia

Thu, Jun 3 2021

Japan is battling a fourth wave of infections with just 50 days left to the start of the Games

Biden backs Japan PM on holding safe...

Biden backs Suga on holding safe and...

World

Sat, Apr 17 2021

The Tokyo Games are due to open in July, with only Japanese spectators in the stands, after already being...

Bangabandhu’s birth anniversary celebrated...

Bangabandhu’s birth anniversary celebrated...

Foreign Affairs

Wed, Mar 17 2021

Bangladesh Ambassador to Japan Shahbuddin Ahmed urged everyone to learn from the ideology and life of...

Hundreds gather in Tokyo to protest...

Hundreds gather in Tokyo to protest...

South-East Asia

Mon, Feb 1 2021

One of the protest organizers said nearly 800 people attended the demonstration on Monday

Olympics delay cost Tokyo $2.8bn

Olympics delay cost Tokyo $2.8bn

Sports

Fri, Dec 4 2020

The IOC has previously said it will contribute $650m towards covering postponement costs

Our new man in Tokyo

Our new man in Tokyo

Foreign Affairs

Fri, Sep 11 2020

Shahabuddin Ahmed takes charge of the Bangladesh mission

Black Lives Matter protesters march...

Black Lives Matter protesters march...

World

Sun, Jun 14 2020

Organizers said about 3,500 people took part in the protest

Japan lifts Tokyo's state of emergency,...

Japan lifts Tokyo's state of emergency,...

Asia Pacific

Mon, May 25 2020

Tokyo reported 8 new infections on Monday, media says

The curious case of Japan's mysterious...

The curious case of Japan's mysterious...

Coronavirus

Sun, May 24 2020

A little over a month ago, health experts were saying Japan risked becoming one of the world’s...

Will things ever be the same?

Will things ever be the same?

Shireen Huq

Wed, Apr 22 2020

How does a pandemic affect our social, moral, and psychological health?

Japan, Olympics chief agree to postpone...

Japan, Olympics chief agree to postpone...

Other Sports

Tue, Mar 24 2020

"I proposed to postpone for about a year and president Bach responded with 100 percent agreement,"...

Britain expected to refuse to go to...

Britain expected to refuse to go to...

Other Sports

Tue, Mar 24 2020

Hugh Robertson said that with athletes unable to train together and fears the spread of the coronavirus...

Japan still preparing for Olympics,...

Japan still preparing for Olympics,...

Other Sports

Sat, Mar 14 2020

Abe and his government have been adamant the Olympics will go ahead, even as other global sporting events...

Is city life good for you?

Is city life good for you?

Anik Kabir

Fri, Jan 3 2020

Urban living is a mixed bag   

President Hamid reaches Tokyo

President Hamid reaches Tokyo

Foreign Affairs

Mon, Oct 21 2019

He will attend the enthronement ceremony of the new Japanese Emperor and Empress

Jica to continue strong support for...

Jica to continue strong support for...

Development

Sat, Sep 21 2019

It hopes to make Moheshkhali-Matarbari area an energy and power hub

Commuter chaos after powerful typhoon...

Commuter chaos after powerful typhoon...

Asia Pacific

Mon, Sep 9 2019

Authorities said more than 2,000 people had taken refuge in shelters

What makes Dhaka so unliveable?

What makes Dhaka so unliveable?

Ekram Kabir

Fri, Sep 6 2019

Our ever-increasing population is our biggest problem

Dhaka, Tokyo sign MoC to recruit specified...

Dhaka, Tokyo sign MoC to recruit specified...

Foreign Affairs

Tue, Aug 27 2019

Japanese language proficiency and skills proficiency tests are the basic requirements to be selected...

PM leaves Tokyo Friday to attend OIC...

PM leaves Tokyo Friday to attend OIC...

Foreign Affairs

Fri, May 31 2019

During her three-day stay in Saudi Arabia, the Premier will attend the OIC’s conference in...

PM: Do not go abroad illegally chasing...

PM: Do not go abroad illegally chasing...

Foreign Affairs

Tue, May 28 2019

The premier said the government is providing training to overseas jobseekers