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    China backs 50pc Bangladesh coal-fired projects: report

    Emran Hossain | Updated at 01:20am on November 21, 2019

    A new report released globally on Wednesday revealed China is financing over a quarter of all coal-fired plants being established around the globe and many...

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    China, Russia for deeper engagement

    Shahidul Islam Chowdhury | Updated at 01:10am on November 21, 2019

    China and Russia on Wednesday separately expressed intent to make deeper engagement in implementing the bilateral agreements between Bangladesh and Myanmar for peaceful solution to...

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    Reconciliation must to resolve Rohingya crisis: Bangladesh

    United News of Bangladesh . Dhaka | Updated at 03:48pm on November 20, 2019

    Bangladesh has said that it believes reconciliation can be a critical enabler for resolving the Rohingya humanitarian crisis, the impact of which they are bearing...

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    Ex-UN chief Ban Ki-moon due Friday 

    United News of Bangladesh . Dhaka | Updated at 12:10pm on November 19, 2019

    Former UN secretary general Ban Ki-moon is scheduled to arrive here on Friday on a brief visit which will be his second visit to Bangladesh...

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    PM returns home from UAE tonight

    Bangladesh Sangbad Sangstha . Dubai | Updated at 12:46am on November 19, 2019

    Prime minister Sheikh Hasina returns home tonight wrapping up her four-day official visit to the United Arab Emirates to attend Dubai Air Show-2019 and other...

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    Mustafa Kamal leaves for Ankara

    Staff Correspondent | Updated at 12:35am on November 19, 2019

    Finance minister AHM Mustafa Kamal on Monday left the capital for Ankara to attend the 5th meeting of the Bangladesh-Turkey Joint Economic Commission. The meeting...

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    Japan takes more technical interns free of cost

    Md Owasim Uddin Bhuyan | Updated at 12:00am on November 19, 2019

    Japan is taking an increasing number of Bangladeshi technical interns free of costs. Officials told New Age that none should make any payments to the...

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    Experts see no imminent solution to Rohingya crisis

    Diplomatic Correspondent | Updated at 12:00am on November 19, 2019

    Experts and local government representatives of Cox’s Bazar on Monday warned that they saw no solution to the Rohingya crisis as Myanmar was totally unwilling...

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    6 lakh Bangladeshis with temporary job passes in Malaysia

    Md Owasim Uddin Bhuyan | Updated at 12:32am on November 17, 2019

    At least 5,75,292 Bangladeshis were in Malaysia with Temporary Employment Visit Passes as of October 31, Malaysian Immigration director-general Khairul Dzaimee Daud said in a...

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    PM joins flying display at Dubai air show

    United News of Bangladesh . Dubai | Updated at 12:29am on November 17, 2019

    Prime minister Sheikh Hasina on Sunday joined the opening ceremony of the Dubai Air Show 2019, one of the largest aviation exhibitions in the world,...