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ADB Funds Bangladesh Transport Upgrade

Posted November 26th, 2012 at 3:25 am (UTC-5)
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The Asian Development Bank has funded a partial upgrade to one of Bangladesh’s most critical regional transport corridors. The improvements will increase trade and connections across South Asia. The ADB is providing $198 million, plus an additional $60 million from partner organizations, for the expansion and improvement of a 70-kilometer section of the corridor connecting […]

German Court Approves Random Checks Based on Skin Color

Posted March 27th, 2012 at 12:25 pm (UTC-5)
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A German court has ruled police can conduct random identity checks on train passengers based on skin color as part of efforts to track down illegal immigrants. A court in the western city of Koblenz issued the ruling on Tuesday in response to a complaint filed by a black German rail passenger who was approached […]

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