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    Migration costs to be lowered

    Staff Correspondent | Updated at 11:32pm on October 31, 2018

    The cost of migration for Malaysia-bound Bangladeshi workers would be reduced under proposed workers recruitment process, a joint working group meeting decided on Wednesday.Malaysian recruitment...

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    Dialogue positive development: US

    Diplomatic Correspondent | Updated at 12:00am on October 31, 2018

    The United States on Tuesday welcomed the announcement of the ruling Awami League and opposition Bangladesh Nationalist Party-led National Oikya Front for holding a dialogue...

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    Repatriation likely from mid-Nov

    Shahidul Islam Chowdhury and Sadiqur Rahman | Updated at 12:00am on October 31, 2018

    Bangladesh and Myanmar on Tuesday agreed to begin the repatriation of the forcibly displaced Rohingyas to their homeland Rakhine by mid-November....

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    Dhaka expects Myanmar’s flexibility in facing repatriation challenges

    Shahidul Islam Chowdhury | Updated at 11:52pm on October 29, 2018

    Bangladesh would stress the need today for demonstrating flexibility by the Myanmar authorities on facing challenges in starting repatriation of forcibly displaced Rohingya people to...

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    Myanmar takes 8 months to clear 4,600 Rohingyas for return

    Diplomatic Correspondent | Updated at 11:55pm on October 28, 2018

    A meeting of Joint Working Group in Dhaka will be held on Tuesday to assess preparations for starting repatriation of the Rohingyas as the military-controlled...

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    Narendra Modi congratulates Chhayanaut  

    United News of Bangladesh . Dhaka | Updated at 01:34am on October 28, 2018

    Indian prime minister Narendra Modi congratulated all associated with Chhayanaut, a Bangladeshi cultural organisation, as it has been named for prestigious Tagore Award in recognition...

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    President returns home

    United News of Bangladesh . Dhaka | Updated at 11:51am on October 27, 2018

    President Abdul Hamid returned home from Switzerland on Saturday after attending two international conferences on investment and...

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    Japan for joint efforts to promote safe shipping in region

    United News of Bangladesh . Dhaka | Updated at 01:56am on October 27, 2018

    Japanese ambassador to Bangladesh Hiroyasu Izumi reiterated the importance of cooperation among the members of Asian coast guard agencies and organisations to promote safe and...

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    India working sincerely for repatriation: Shringla

    Bangladesh Sangbad Sangstha . Cox’s Bazar | Updated at 01:51am on October 27, 2018

    Indian high commissioner to Bangladesh Harsh Vardhan Shringla on Friday said his country had kept an eye on the situation in Myanmar’s Rakhine state, home...

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    China to allow ‘visa on arrival’ to Bangladeshi nationals

    Staff Correspondent | Updated at 01:50am on October 27, 2018

    China is keen to ease its visa processing and allow ‘visa on arrival’ facility to Bangladeshi nationals including tourists and business people, visiting Chinese delegation...