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    Hasina, Modi likely to meet in Sept

    United News of Bangladesh . Dhaka | Updated at 11:34pm on August 30, 2019

    Prime minister Sheikh Hasina and her Indian counterpart Narendra Modi are likely to have a brief meeting on the sidelines of the United Nations General...

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    IFC urges Dhaka, Delhi to accept basin-wide river sharing

    United News of Bangladesh . Dhaka | Updated at 12:00am on August 31, 2019

    The International Farakka Committee on Friday urged Bangladesh and India to opt for a sustainable management of rivers to keep them alive from the points...

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    Dhaka stresses international, Chinese role in Rakhine

    Diplomatic Correspondent | Updated at 12:00am on August 30, 2019

    The Bangladesh government on Thursday urged the international community in general and China in particular to actively engage in Rakhine of Myanmar for ensuring safety...

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    China to play constructive role in resolving Rohingya crisis: envoy

    Bangladesh Sangbad Sangstha . Dhaka | Updated at 07:50pm on August 29, 2019

    Chinese ambassador in Dhaka Li Jiming said China would play more constructive role in resolving the Rohingya crisis as the newly appointed envoy held first...

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    Thailand promises continued support

    United News of Bangladesh . Dhaka | Updated at 12:31am on August 29, 2019

    Thailand said it would continue its support to Bangladesh for the swift repatriation of Rohingya refugees. Newly-appointed Thai ambassador Arunrung Phothong Humphreys conveyed this message...

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    Rohingya demo prompts camp operation review

    Diplomatic Correspondent | Updated at 12:26am on August 29, 2019

    The government would reassess operations of the Rohingya camps, including activities of the foreign and local NGOs that were already under surveillance, government officials said...

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    64 female workers return from KSA

    United News of Bangladesh . Dhaka | Updated at 12:02am on August 28, 2019

    Sixty-four Bangladeshi female workers returned home from the Kingdom of Saudi Arabia on Monday night following alleged abuse by their employers. The female workers had...

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    International role a must as China, India, Japan favour Myanmar: experts

    Diplomatic Correspondent | Updated at 12:00am on August 28, 2019

    The international community should play a pro-active role for a sustainable repatriation of the displaced Rohingya people and ensuring accountability of the people engaged in...

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    Bangladesh, Japan ink deal on recruiting skilled worker

    Staff Correspondent | Updated at 06:35pm on August 27, 2019

    Tokyo on Tuesday signed a memorandum of cooperation with Dhaka to recruit skilled workers from Bangladesh. Expatriates welfare and overseas employment ministry secretary Rownaq Jahan...

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    Dhaka needs to engage more with Beijing, Tokyo, Delhi over Rohingya crisis

    United News of Bangladesh . Dhaka | Updated at 05:51pm on August 27, 2019

    Bangladesh needs to get engaged with three pocket countries of Myanmar -- China, Japan and India -- in a much more creative way to find...