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    Memo signed to launch Japanese BMTC in Bangladesh

    Bangladesh Sangbad Sangstha . Dhaka | Updated at 12:44am on September 02, 2018

    A memorandum of understanding was signed on Saturday between Daffodil Family and JBNet Corporation, Japan, to introduce Japanese Business Manner Test Centre in Bangladesh from...

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    North Korea still 'serious and imminent threat': Japan

    Agence France-Presse . Tokyo | Updated at 01:59pm on August 28, 2018

    North Korea still poses a ‘serious and imminent threat’, Japan said Tuesday in its first annual defence review since an outbreak of diplomacy on the...

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    Four Japan athletes kicked out of Asian Games for buying sex

    Agence France-Presse. Tokyo | Updated at 02:10am on August 21, 2018

    Four Japanese basketball players on Monday apologised for bringing ‘disgrace’ to their nation after they were kicked out of the Asian Games for paying prostitutes...

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    Swapnadal to stage Tringsha Shatabdi in Japan

    Cultural Correspondent | Updated at 09:57pm on August 17, 2018

    Theatre troupe Swapnadal will stage its acclaimed anti-war play Tringsha Shadabdi at a performing arts festival in Japan titled ‘Festival/Tokyo 2018’, which will be held...

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    Juggling Honda feels pressure to perform for Victory

    Reuters . Melbourne | Updated at 12:05am on August 16, 2018

    Former Japan international Keisuke Honda has said he feels ‘pressure’ to perform for new club Melbourne Victory after taking on a coaching role for the...

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    Japan hopeful of resolving Rohingya crisis peacefully

    United News of Bangladesh . Dhaka | Updated at 03:57pm on August 12, 2018

    Japanese ambassador in Dhaka Hiroyasu Izumi on Sunday hoped that the Rohingya issue will be resolved as soon as possible in a peaceful...

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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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    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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    Dhaka, Tokyo to focus on resolving Rohingya crisis

    Shahidul Islam Chowdhury | Updated at 12:16am on August 07, 2018

    Bangladesh and Japan will focus on how to resolve Myanmar’s ongoing crisis involving persecuted Rohingya Muslim minority group during foreign minister-level talks in Dhaka today....

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    Japan Tobacco to buy Akij tobacco in Bangladesh for $1.48b

    Staff Correspondent | Updated at 09:47pm on August 06, 2018

    Japan Tobacco International on Monday signed an agreement with Bangladesh’s Akij Group to acquire the tobacco business of Akij with a cost of $1.476 billion...