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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...

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    Bangladeshi infected in UAE

    Staff Correspondent | Updated at 05:03pm on February 22, 2020

    A Bangladeshi was infected with coronavirus in the United Arab Emirates, as he was in contact with a Chinese national suffering from the disease caused...

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    KSA deports 110 more Bangladeshi workers

    Staff Correspondent | Updated at 01:37am on February 21, 2020

    At least 110 Bangladeshi workers, who were deported by Saudi Arabia, returned home empty-handed on Wednesday, said officials in Dhaka. A Saudi Airline SV 804...

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    US embassy launches Bangla website

    Diplomatic Correspondent | Updated at 01:34am on February 21, 2020

    The Embassy of the United States in Dhaka on Thursday launched a Bangla website on the eve of International Mother Language Day on February 21. ...