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    Bangladesh-India export-import through Benapole remains halted

    United News of Bangladesh . Benapole | Updated at 03:50pm on February 26, 2020

    Export and import activities between Bangladesh and India through the Benapole land port remained suspended since Tuesday morning as Border Security Force did not allow...

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    Bangladesh, Malaysia JWG meeting on manpower postponed

    Staff Correspondent | Updated at 02:05am on February 26, 2020

    The Joint Working Group meeting on manpower recruitment between Bangladesh and Malaysian scheduled for February 26 in Dhaka had been postponed. Expatriates Welfare and Overseas...

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    EU technical mission to visit Bangladesh 

    Staff Correspondent | Updated at 02:04am on February 26, 2020

    A technical mission of the European Union is coming to visit Bangladesh next month for the third time to review the labour and human rights...

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    Carter Center team visits Dhaka

    Staff Correspondent | Updated at 01:52am on February 25, 2020

    The Carter Center’s rule of law programme director Laura Neuman and her team visited chief information commissioner Martuza Ahmed at the Information Commission in Dhaka...

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    Modern day slavery at some Mauritius apparel factories alleged

    Md Owasim Uddin Bhuyan | Updated at 01:45am on February 24, 2020

    Bangladeshi workers at some of the apparel factories in Mauritius are forced to work as modern-day slaves, according to migrant rights activists. They said that...

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    Malaysian minister assures labour market reopening

    Staff Correspondent | Updated at 01:30am on February 24, 2020

    The visiting Malaysian human resources minister M Kula Segaran on Sunday had a bilateral meeting with Expatriates Welfare and Overseas Employment minister Imran Ahmad at...

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    EU sounds GSP withdrawal warning

    Staff Correspondent | Updated at 01:11am on February 24, 2020

    The European Commission has warned Bangladesh about its readiness to launch the procedure for withdrawal of the generalised scheme of preferences if it fails to...

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    Jolie praises Bangladesh’s generosity in dealing with Rohingyas

    United News of Bangladesh . Dhaka | Updated at 04:01pm on February 23, 2020

    UNHCR special envoy Angelina Jolie has highly appreciated Bangladesh for the generosity and leadership it demonstrated in dealing with the Rohingya crisis...

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    Nations focus on power of language to solve problems

    Bangladesh Sangbad Sangstha . Dhaka | Updated at 12:57am on February 23, 2020

    The global community in a function at the United Nations headquarters marking International Mother Language Day urged all concerned to use the power of language...

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    Abused women migrants turn self-reliant

    Md Owasim Uddin Bhuyan | Updated at 12:09am on February 23, 2020

    Seven women migrants, who were sexually abused by their employers in Saudi Arabia and later abandoned by families after returning home, have finally turned their...