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    Brunei recession begins to hurt workers from Bangladesh

    Md Owasim Uddin Bhuyan | Updated at 12:49am on August 08, 2018

    Recession in Brunei caused by shrinking oil prices began to hurt expatriate workers including from Bangladesh....

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    Japan asks Myanmar to speed up house construction for Rohingya repatriation

    United News of Bangladesh | Updated at 08:35pm on August 07, 2018

    Japan has asked Myanmar to speed up the construction of houses, schools and other infrastructures in Rakhine to ensure the proper shelter of Rohingyas after...

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    Inu trashes UN, US statements on student protests

    Staff CorrespondentStaff Correspondent | Updated at 05:53pm on August 07, 2018

    Information minister Hasanul Haq Inu on Tuesday came down hard on the United Nations and the United States for their statements on the student protests...

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    Sale of advance bus tickets for Eid-ul-Azha starts

    Staff Correspondent | Updated at 01:07pm on August 07, 2018

    The sale of advance bus tickets on long routes for the upcoming Eid-ul-Azha began on Tuesday. Bangladesh Bus Owners’ Association vice president, also...

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    Japanese FM in city

    Diplomatic Correspondent | Updated at 01:05pm on August 07, 2018

    Japanese foreign minister Taro Kono reached Dhaka Tuesday afternoon on a one-day official visit. Foreign ministry secretary (Asia and Pacifiic) Mahbub Uz-zaman and Bangladesh ambassador...

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    Uphold right to peaceful protest: EU

    Diplomatic Correspondent | Updated at 12:00am on August 08, 2018

    The European Union on Tuesday stressed the need for ensuring right to peaceful protest in Bangladesh...

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    ARF member states for sustainable return of Rohingyas

    United News of Bangladesh . Dhaka | Updated at 01:58am on August 06, 2018

    Many ASEAN Regional Forum member states in Singapore meeting have raised their voice in support of the Rohingyas for their safe and sustainable return to...

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    India’s Rajya Sabha disrupts over NRC

    New Age Desk | Updated at 12:10am on August 04, 2018

    Business in the upper house was disrupted for the fourth straight day, on the issue of the National Register of Citizens, final draft for the...

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    Dhaka seeks sustained pressure on Myanmar to resolve Rohingya crisis

    United News of Bangladesh . Dhaka | Updated at 12:00am on August 04, 2018

    Bangladesh has stressed upon sustained pressure on the Myanmar government by the United States and the international community to stop the violence....

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    Brazil to explore more potential with Bangladesh

    Bangladesh Sangbad Sangstha . Dhaka | Updated at 02:17am on August 03, 2018

    Newly appointed ambassador of Brazil to Bangladesh Joao Tabajara de Oliveira Junior on Thursday stressed exploring more potential and finding out new areas of cooperation...