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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....

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    Japan to give Yen 500m grant for pry edu dev in B’desh

    United News of Bangladesh . Dhaka | Updated at 02:04am on December 12, 2018

    Bangladesh and Japan signed an agreement on Japanese grant aid for the 4th Primary Education Development Programme....

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    Intergovernmental meet adopts GCM in Marrakesh

    Md Owasim Uddin Bhuyan back from Marrakesh | Updated at 01:23am on December 12, 2018

    A two-day intergovernmental conference ended in Marrakech on Tuesday after adopting the 1st Global Compact for Migration....

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    Qatar opens one stop visa centre in Dhaka

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

    The Qatar government opened a one stop Qatar Visa Center in Dhaka on Tuesday with a view to bringing in a comprehensive visa service requiring...