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by Frank Tang in South China Morning Post, July 30, 2017
Chinese lawmakers are dissatisfied with a lack of clarity on the country’s local government debt troubles, according to minutes released earlier this week from a meeting where members of parliament questioned government officials over the country’s fiscal and debt situation.
While the Chinese government has repeatedly assured the world that China’s local government debt risks are under control, some 50 Chinese lawmakers urged Zhang Shaochun, a vice finance minister, and Hu Zejun, the country’s chief auditor, at a meeting last month …

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by Tarek Mahmud & Arifur Rahman Rabbi in Dhaka Tribune, July 30, 2017
It is well known that the gruesome Holey Artisan Bakery attack last July was carried out by five terrorists. After the arrest of suspected militant Aslam Hossain Rashed alias Rash, police said he was the sixth attacker who never made it to the cafe.
Dhaka Metropolitan Police’s Counter Terrorism and Transnational Crime (CTTC) unit’s chief Monirul Islam made the claim on Saturday, saying: “The New JMB, a new faction of Jama’atul Mujahideen Bangladesh (JMB), had primarily designed the Gulshan …

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Report in bdnews24.com, July 29, 2017 at 21.01 hrs
Former members of the Jamaat-e-Islami’s student wing now lead neo-JMB blamed for last year’s cafe attack, says the counterterrorism chief.
The investigation into the nation’s worst terror attack is almost complete with the arrest of a key suspect, Deputy Inspector General Monirul Islam told reporters on Saturday.
Early Friday, police arrested Aslam Hossain alias Rashedul Islam in the northerwestern district of Natore.
Hossain, who also used the alias ‘Rash’, belongs to the Jama’atul Mujahideen Bangladesh or JMB’s revived faction, known as the neo-JMB, said police.
On …