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    Hasina reaches Tokyo

    United News of Bangladesh . Tokyo | Updated at 05:18pm on May 28, 2019

    As part of her tri-nation visit, prime minister Sheikh Hasina arrived in Tokyo on Tuesday evening on a four-day official tour to Japan to attend...

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    Yunus suggests Cape Varde to create microfinance fund

    Staff Correspondent | Updated at 04:26pm on May 28, 2019

    Nobel laureate Muhammad Yunus has suggested the government of African island country Cape Varde to create a microfinance fund, with the...

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    Dhaka urges int’l help to resolve Rohingya crisis

    Bangladesh Sangbad Sangstha . Dhaka | Updated at 01:21am on May 28, 2019

    Planning minister MA Mannan on Monday called upon the international community to come forward in support of the forcibly displaced Rohingyas and to devise a...

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    PM leaves home for tri-nation tour today

    Bangladesh Sangbad Sangstha . Dhaka | Updated at 01:06am on May 28, 2019

    Prime minister Sheikh Hasina is set to leave home on her 12-day tri-nation tour today with Japan being her first destination to be followed by...

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    294 female migrants died abroad in 3 years

    Md Owasim Uddin Bhuyan | Updated at 01:01am on May 28, 2019

    At least 294 female migrant workers of Bangladesh died abroad for various reasons in last three years, according to the BRAC migration programme.Wage Earners’ Welfare...

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    UAE launches major campaign to assist Rohingyas

    United News of Bangladesh . Dhaka | Updated at 01:51am on May 27, 2019

    A nationwide drive has been launched in the United Arab Emirates to generate donations for Rohingyas who fled to Bangladesh to escape persecution in Myanmar.The...

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    Imran hopeful of reopening labour market in Malaysia

    Staff Correspondent | Updated at 01:37am on May 27, 2019

    State minister for the expatriates welfare and overseas employment Imran Ahmad on Sunday said that the Malaysian labour market would be opened to the Bangladeshi...

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    2,000 Bangladeshi workers in Malaysian detention centres

    Md Owasim Uddin Bhuyan | Updated at 01:31am on May 27, 2019

    At least 2,000 Bangladeshi undocumented workers are held in Malaysian detention centres.Most of them were arrested by immigrant police since July last year, the Malaysian...

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    Dhaka, Tokyo to sign $2.5bn ODA

    Diplomatic Correspondent | Updated at 05:18pm on May 26, 2019

    Prime Minister Sheikh Hasina will leave Dhaka tomorrow (Tuesday) on a 12-day tri-nation tour of Japan, the Kingdom of Saudi Arabia and Finland. During the...

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    UN honours 12 Bangladeshi peacekeepers posthumously

    | Updated at 12:28pm on May 25, 2019

    The United Nations has honoured 12 peacekeepers...