Wasteful hosts lose to S’pore

Hosts Bangladesh suffered a narrow 1-2 defeat to Singapore in a FIFA international friendly match despite taking an early lead at the Bangabandhu National Stadium on Saturday. Veteran defender Nasiruddin Chowdhury again showed his scoring ability by scoring in the fourth minute of the match. But the lead was cancelled out by Singapore’s number 10 Nawaz a

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Kruif concerned over playtime

Bangladesh head coach Lodewijk de Kruif said he is concerned over the playing time for the upcoming international matches after his side suffered in a hot and humid condition against Singapore on Saturday. Bangladesh took the lead as early as in the fourth minute but gradually lost their rhythm to concede a 2-1 defeat in a game that started at 4:00pm. Bangladesh will

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Foreign workers up in Singapore despite tightening

The number of foreign workers in Singapore rose by about 1,00,000 as of then end of June this year from a year ago despite measures to slow their influx, government data released Friday showed.
The 7.2 per cent increase in the number of non-residents — those working, studying or living in Singapore but not granted permanent residency — was ‘due to strong manpower

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Pot smoking was a factor

Trapped in Container
Pot smoking was a factor
The two Bangladeshis, who were discovered in a cargo container shipped from Chittagong to Singapore, had smoked marijuana in the container before being locked in.
“For some time, we forgot that we were in a container,” said port worker Din Islam, who was lucky to survive after being trapped in the container for nine days without food or water, but his

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