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    Japan PM sets 2050 deadline for carbon neutrality

    Agence France-Presse . Tokyo | Updated at 10:22pm on October 26, 2020

    Japan’s prime minister Yoshihide Suga on Monday set a 2050 deadline for the world’s third-largest economy to become carbon neutral, significantly firming up the country’s...

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    Japan, Egypt to support Rohingya return efforts: envoys

    Diplomatic Correspondent | Updated at 02:28am on October 26, 2020

    Japan and Egypt on Sunday assured Bangladesh that the two countries would extend their support for ensuring sustainable repatriation of displaced Rohingya people to Myanmar....

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    Britain signs post-Brexit trade deal with Japan

    Agence France-Presse . Tokyo | Updated at 10:38pm on October 23, 2020

    Britain hailed its first major post-Brexit trade deal on Friday after signing an agreement with Japan that it said showed it could stand alone on...

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    Dhaka visit for IPS promotion

    by M Serajul Islam | Updated at 12:00am on October 23, 2020

    THE just-concluded visit of Stephan Biegun, the US deputy secretary of state, was a prelude to the visit later in the month of Mark Esper,...

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    Japan donates $5m for Rohingays in Cox’s Bazar

    Bangladesh Sangbad Sangstha . Dhaka | Updated at 08:49pm on October 21, 2020

    The United Nations World Food Programme welcomed a new contribution of US$ 5 million from the government of Japan towards its support to farmers in...

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    Japan, Vietnam boost defence ties

    Agence France-Presse . Hanoi | Updated at 09:28pm on October 19, 2020

    Japan and Vietnam agreed to step up security and defence cooperation Monday, reaching an agreement in principle for Tokyo to export defence equipment and technology...

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    Japan PM Suga sends offering to controversial war shrine

    Agence France-Presse . Tokyo | Updated at 10:12pm on October 17, 2020

    Japanese prime minister Yoshihide Suga sent a ritual offering Saturday to the controversial Yasukuni war shrine, which is seen by neighbouring countries as a symbol...

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    Tariff Commission suggests Bangladesh-Japan FTA

    Jasim Uddin | Updated at 10:33pm on October 13, 2020

    Bangladesh may consider signing a free trade agreement on trade in goods or a comprehensive economic partnership agreement with Japan depending on the response of...

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    NSU holds seminar on study in Japan

    Staff Correspondent | Updated at 12:15am on October 07, 2020

    Embassy of Japan in Bangladesh and North South University jointly organised ‘Study in Japan Seminar 2020’ online on Tuesday. The seminar provided information on pursuing...

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    Japan unemployment rises to highest rate since 2017

    Agence France-Presse . Tokyo | Updated at 11:37pm on October 02, 2020

    Japan’s unemployment rate rose to 3.0 per cent in August, the highest figure since mid-2017, official data showed on Friday, illustrating the pandemic’s effect on...