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    UK urges all to refrain from further violence ahead of Bangladesh polls

    United News of Bangladesh . Dhaka | Updated at 12:26am on December 23, 2018

    The United Kingdom condemned the recent political violence in Bangladesh and laid emphasis on a democratic election as the national election was scheduled to be...

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    Youth’s leadership skills to help B’desh achieve its full potential: envoy

    United News of Bangladesh . Dhaka | Updated at 03:09am on December 22, 2018

    Dutch ambassador to Bangladesh Harry Verweij on Friday said that Bangladesh could only achieve its full potential if the youth were prepared with the right...

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    Vietnam for boosting trade with Bangladesh

    United News of Bangladesh . Dhaka | Updated at 01:19am on December 21, 2018

    Vietnam on Thursday called for strengthening business ties with Bangladesh and encouraged businesses to invest in Vietnam.

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    Riva next Indian HC to Bangladesh

    Diplomatic Correspondent | Updated at 03:14pm on December 20, 2018

    Indian government has appointed Riva Ganguly Das as the next high commissioner to Bangladesh, according to a press release of the country’s Ministry of External...

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    Bangladesh most gender equal country in S Asia, says WEF report

    United News of Bangladesh . Dhaka | Updated at 12:42am on December 20, 2018

    Mheld the highest position among South Asian countries in ensuring gender equality for the fourth time in a row with the 48th position....

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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...