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    Japan for joint efforts to promote safe shipping in region

    United News of Bangladesh . Dhaka | Updated at 01:56am on October 27, 2018

    Japanese ambassador to Bangladesh Hiroyasu Izumi reiterated the importance of cooperation among the members of Asian coast guard agencies and organisations to promote safe and...

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    India working sincerely for repatriation: Shringla

    Bangladesh Sangbad Sangstha . Cox’s Bazar | Updated at 01:51am on October 27, 2018

    Indian high commissioner to Bangladesh Harsh Vardhan Shringla on Friday said his country had kept an eye on the situation in Myanmar’s Rakhine state, home...

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    China to allow ‘visa on arrival’ to Bangladeshi nationals

    Staff Correspondent | Updated at 01:50am on October 27, 2018

    China is keen to ease its visa processing and allow ‘visa on arrival’ facility to Bangladeshi nationals including tourists and business people, visiting Chinese delegation...

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    Efforts on to begin Rohingya repatriation

    United News of Bangladesh . Dhaka | Updated at 12:59am on October 27, 2018

    Bangladesh and Myanmar will sit together on Tuesday to discuss the Rohingya repatriation issues as there is ‘intensive efforts’ to begin the repatriation, at least...

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    President leaves Geneva for home

    Bangladesh Sangbad Sangstha . Geneva | Updated at 12:57am on October 27, 2018

    President Abdul Hamid left Geneva on Friday for Dubai en route home wrapping up his five-day official visit to Switzerland to attend the summit of...

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    Deal signed for India to use Chattogram, Mongla ports

    United News of Bangladesh . Dhaka | Updated at 12:00am on October 27, 2018

    Bangladesh and India signed an agreement to facilitate movement of goods to and from India through the Chattogram and Mongla Ports in Bangladesh....

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    PM tells China to put pressure on Myanmar

    United News of Bangladesh . Dhaka | Updated at 12:00am on October 26, 2018

    Prime minister Sheikh Hasina on Thursday urged China to put pressure on Myanmar so that it took back Rohingyas who had been displaced from their...

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    Bangladesh, India finalise procedure for cruise vessels movements

    Bangladesh Sangbad Sangstha . New Delhi | Updated at 02:05am on October 25, 2018

    Bangladesh and India on Wednesday finalised a procedure for trans-boundary movement of passenger and cruise vessels as concerned officials of the two countries began a...

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    Dhaka dubs India-US-led Indo-Pacific Strategy ‘fluid’

    Diplomatic Correspondent | Updated at 01:26am on October 25, 2018

    The government would require a thorough evaluation of the Indo-Pacific Strategy proposed and promoted mainly by the US, which can be considered ‘a fluid concept’,...

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    PM for devising newer strategies to ensure maritime security

    Bangladesh Sangbad Sangstha . Dhaka | Updated at 12:42pm on October 24, 2018

    Prime minister Sheikh Hasina on Wednesday laid importance on finding ways and means for future improvements of the maritime security of Asia region through sharing...