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৮ ডিসেম্বর ঢাকায় শুরু হচ্ছে মাইগ্রেশন এন্ড ডেভেলপমেন্ট সম্মেলন

পাঁচ দিন ব্যাপী ৯ম ''গ্লোবাল ফোরাম অন মাইগ্রেশন এন্ড ডেভেলপমেন্ট'' সংক্ষেপে জি এফ এম ডি আগামী ৮ ডিসেম্বর ঢাকায় শুরু হতে যাচ্ছে। পাঁচ দিন ব্যাপী এই আন্তর্জাতিক সম্মেলনের প্রথম

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Bangladesh Alliance cuts ties with four more factories

Source: Just-Style; by Michelle Russell. The Alliance for Bangladesh Worker Safety has suspended the operations of a further four garment factories for failing to provide evidence of their remediation progress. The move, part of the Alliance's efforts to make Bangladesh's garment factories safe, brings the total number the organisation has now cut ties with to 95. Meanwhile within the last month, four other factories have been commended for completing

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Bangladesh sees remittance sink over 15% in July-August

Chief Economics Correspondent  bdnews24.com Remittance, one of the key actors in Bangladesh's economy, has dropped in the first two months of the current fiscal year by 15.3 percent. Analysts think there will be 'negative' impact on the country's macro-economy if the downtrend in remittance flow continues. According to data published by the Bangladesh Bank on Monday, the Bangladeshi expatriates remitted over $1.18 billion in August. The amount is

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Saudi lifts ban on Bangladesh workers

Star Online Report The Saudi Arabia Ministry of Labor and Social Development lifted the ban on the recruitment of Bangladeshi workers as of Wednesday, reports Arab News. The ban which was in force for the past six years excluded the Bangladeshi domestic help. Bangladesh Ambassador Golam Moshi told Arab News that this is good news for all prospective workers from the country. From now, Bangladeshi migrant jobseekers will be able to find jobs in Saudi

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Bangladeshi Workers abroad face hard time

Porimol Palma and Belal Hossain Biplob, The Daily Star Mizanur Rahman, a mason at a construction firm in Saudi Arabia, is worried about losing his job. His employer has recently expressed inability to continue some of the ongoing projects due to financial crisis. The lone breadwinner of a five-member family from Faridpur cannot even begin to imagine what would happen to his family if he loses the job. “We are not getting our wages for the last

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BANGLADESH FAILING TRAFFICKED WOMEN, WHILE NEPAL SHINES

By Darshana Daga, Pune Mirror Number of survivors in state rescue homes has remained stagnant due to Bangladesh government's laxity; Maha authorities say awareness also low For Bangladeshi women trafficked into India and living in rescue homes in Maharashtra, life is at a standstill. Despite being rescued by the government, they remain at a loose end as the repatriation process is disturbingly lax, sometimes taking up to two years. Though the Indian

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ADB: Bangladesh economy to defy weak global prospects, Brexit

Dhaka Tribune Business Desk Despite weak global prospects and Brexit, Bangladesh economy will remain robust driven by its garment sector, said Asian Development Bank yesterday. In a supplement to its Asian Development Outlook 2016 report released last March, ADB now forecasts 2016 growth for the developing economies at 5.6%, below its previous projection of 5.7%. For 2017, the growth is seen unchanged at 5.7%. “Although the Brexit vote has affected

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Bangladesh remains second largest garments exporter, against all odds

Refayet Ullah Mirdha, The Daily Star Bangladesh is the second largest apparel exporter in the world, after China. The market share of Bangladesh, in the $503 billion global garment items is 5.1 percent, according to data from the International Trade Statistics of the World Bank in 2014. China’s market share is 38.6 percent and Vietnam and India share 3.7 percent. However, China has been losing its market share mainly due to higher cost of production

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Bangladeshis among domestic workers trapped in Oman: HRW

Daily Star Online Report Many migrant domestic workers including Bangladeshis are trapped in abusive employment in Oman with their plight hidden behind closed doors, Human Rights Watch (HRW) said in a report released today. The New York-based rights organisation stressed in the report that Omani authorities should take immediate steps to reform the restrictive immigration system that binds migrant workers to their employers. They should provide the

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Sponsored Run Held in Dortmund for the Orphans of Bangladesh

Dortmund, July 05 (OurVoice): The Mayor of Dortmund Mr Ullrich Sierau said, humanity has brought the people of Germany and Bangladesh together. Here in the city of Dortmund the children and people of different ages are taking part in this event ignoring the heavy rain today, which is dedicated for the orphans of Bangladesh. Mr Sierau said it while addressing the opening session of the Sponsored Run Event in the Rombergpark in Dortmund, Germany. The

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