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    Bilateral agreements on worker migration must

    | Updated at 12:00am on December 30, 2018

    THE Middle East still remained the largest destination for Bangladeshi migrant workers although the recruitment of workers in Saudi Arabia dropped to a half compared...

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    The last-ditch efforts that EC must make to save face

    | Updated at 12:00am on December 30, 2018

    THE stage has all been readied for the 11th parliamentary elections, with the future political course hinging on the polling that is scheduled to begin...

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    Workplace safety entails labour law enforcement

    | Updated at 12:00am on December 29, 2018

    WORKERS doing their job at unsafe, unhealthy places for the negligence of factory owners to safety measures, lack of labour law enforcement and absence of...

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    It’s for Election Commission to see that people win

    | Updated at 12:00am on December 29, 2018

    WIDESPREAD allegations of attacks on and arrest, harassment and intimidation of candidates of parties and alliances in the opposition and their people, coupled with unbridled...

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    Govt must ensure safe pasteurisation of cow milk

    | Updated at 12:00am on December 28, 2018

    GAPING leaks in the dairy value chain, as an investigation of the Bangladesh Food Safety Authority has found, keeps causing widespread microbial contamination in the...

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    Togetherness of elections, violence speaks of EC failure

    | Updated at 12:00am on December 28, 2018

    AMIDST continued violence against and harassment and intimidation of opposition candidates, leaders and activists — which have so far marred the electoral fray in the...

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    Social cost of migration is higher for women

    | Updated at 12:00am on December 27, 2018

    WOMEN migrant workers contribute to the national economy with their remittances, but the government has not rewarded them for the contribution. Reports of women migrants...

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    EC must guard against any fearful situation

    | Updated at 12:00am on December 27, 2018

    THE electoral fray in the lead-up to the December 30 general elections appears to have become fraught with violence against and intimidation of candidates of...

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    Govt’s flurry of project approval continues

    | Updated at 12:00am on December 26, 2018

    THE cabinet committee on purchase on Monday approved five solar power plants and a wind-turbine power plant from which the government will buy power for...

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    EC still seems reluctant at coming out of slumber

    | Updated at 12:00am on December 26, 2018

    ELECTORAL violence coming to raise its head in a big way is worrying. What appears to be more so is that violence widened and intensified...

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