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    Indo-Bangladesh private sector joint investments underscored

    Bangladesh Sangbad Sangstha . Rangpur | Updated at 01:52am on December 19, 2018

    Business community leaders of India and Bangladesh stressed on encouraging private sector joint investments to set up industries to create jobs and expand business, trade...

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    Malaysian delegation UTM calls on UGC chairman

    Bangladesh Sangbad Sangstha . Dhaka | Updated at 01:51am on December 19, 2018

    A-seven member delegation from Universiti Teknologi, Malaysia called on University Grants Commission chairman Professor Abdul Mannan at the UGC Bhaban in the capital on Tuesday.Managing...

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    Govt signs agreements, memo with EIB, DFID and EU

    Bangladesh Sangbad Sangstha . Dhaka | Updated at 02:19am on December 18, 2018

    The government on Monday signed two agreements worth 315 million euro and a memorandum of understanding worth 109.6 million pounds with the European Investment Bank,...

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    Dhaka seeks access to Japan’s workers market

    Diplomatic Correspondent | Updated at 02:17am on December 18, 2018

    Japan would further promote comprehensive partnership with Bangladesh, Kazuyuki Yamazaki, senior deputy minister of Japanese Foreign Ministry, said at 2nd Bangladesh-Japan Foreign Office Consultation held...

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    Malaysia proposes 20pc cut from expatriate workers’ wages

    Md Owasim Uddin Bhuyan | Updated at 12:40am on December 16, 2018

    The Malaysian human resources ministry in a proposal asked employers to deduct 20 per cent of the basic wage of the expatriate workers to discourage...

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    WB to give $250m to create quality jobs in Bangladesh

    United News of Bangladesh . Dhaka | Updated at 02:06pm on December 13, 2018

    The World Bank on Thursday approved a $250 million development policy operation to help the government of Bangladesh strengthen its capacity to create more, better-paid...

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    UNGA adopts Bangladesh’s resolution on culture of peace

    United News of Bangladesh . Dhaka | Updated at 11:48am on December 13, 2018

    Like each year, the United Nations General Assembly has unanimously adopted Bangladesh’s flagship resolution on ‘Culture of Peace’. Charge d’ Affaires and deputy permanent representative...

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    Bangladeshi student wins UN drawing competition

    United News of Bangladesh . Dhaka | Updated at 03:00am on December 13, 2018

    A Bangladeshi student has won the first prize in the ‘Kids for Human Rights’ international drawing competition....

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    China opens door for medical services for Bangladesh citizens

    United News of Bangladesh . Dhaka | Updated at 01:35am on December 13, 2018

    China has opened its doors for Bangladeshi citizens to get affordable and quality medical treatment in an effort to further boost people-to-people contacts between Bangladesh...

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    Dhaka eyes Japan’s skilled worker programme

    Shahidul Islam Chowdhury | Updated at 11:26pm on December 12, 2018

    Bangladesh wants to explore potentials of sending skilled workers to Japan as the country is likely to open the job market for foreign workers....