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Recruiters wary of syndication

Recruiters wary of syndication
As Malaysia is likely to reopen its labour market to Bangladeshi workers soon, a syndicate has become active to re-establish its reign, which had monopolised the recruitment process since 2016 and also brought upon the ban, say Bangladeshi recruiters. They also demanded that the market should be open to all agencies instead of a small number of agencies under the syndicate. Officials of Bangladesh Association of International Recruiting Agencies (BAIRA), the apex body for migrant worker recruiting agencies in Bangladesh, alleged that after hectic diplomatic endeavour, all the processes to reopen the Malaysian labour markets are almost complete. But a syndicate linked to Malaysian Bestinet Sdn Bhd, which earlier obtained monopoly over the process…

India won't join Asian trade deal RCEP:Modi

India won't join Asian trade deal RCEP:Modi

India will not be part of the the Regional Comprehensive Economic Partnership or RCEP -- which will be the world's largest free trade pact of 16 nations.  India has called for a "mutually beneficial RCEP in which all sides gain reasonably", which, on the ground, involves market access…
PM receives three int’l awards

PM receives three int’l awards

Prime Minister Sheikh Hasina yesterday received three awards given by international organisations for Bangladesh’s outstanding success in the ICT sector. The awards are -‘WITSA Global ICT Excellence Awards 2019’, ‘DCD APAC Award- 2019’ and ‘GovInsider Innovation Award-2019’.State…
Poverty eradication must 
to achieve SDGs

Poverty eradication must to achieve SDGs

Planning Minister MA Mannan while addressing a seminar titled ‘Private sector engagement in attaining Sustainable Development Goals (SDGs) in Bangladesh: Bonding and Beyond’ at a city hotel on Saturday underscored the need for joint efforts to achieve the Sustainable Development Goals (SDGs)…
Kalidas Karmakar: Remembering the artist extraordinaire

Kalidas Karmakar: Remembering the artist extraordinaire

One of the finest Bangladeshi artists, Kalidas Karmakar, who passed away Friday following a heart attack after falling badly in the bathroom of his Eskaton flat in the capital, was a true original - an iconoclast who till the end, never stopped pushing at the boundaries of his discipline, always looking…
HC asks Chevron to pay Tk 604cr to employees

HC asks Chevron to pay Tk 604cr to employees

The High Court (HC) yesterday directed the US energy giant, Chevron Bangladesh, to pay Tk 604 crore to officers and workers in Bangladesh as profit sharing in accordance with the labour law. An HC bench, comprising Justice Tariq-ul Hakim and Justice Iqbal Kabir, came up with the directive, while both…
Iraq protests spread after four killed outside Iran consulate

Iraq protests spread after four killed outside Iran consulate

Four protesters were shot dead early Monday outside the Iranian consulate in Iraq’s holy city of Karbala where demonstrators vented their anger at what they see as Tehran’s meddling in their country’s politics. The bloody unrest was part of a wave of ongoing protests, road blocks and…
Naymuzzaman’s photography show underway at AFD

Naymuzzaman’s photography show underway at AFD

‘Humans of ICPD: Faces of Bangladesh’, a photography exhibition by photographer Naymuzzaman Prince, is currently underway at La Galerie of Alliance Française de Dhaka in Dhanmondi of the capital. Planning Minister MA Mannan attended the opening ceremony as the chief guest on the gallery…
Ex-int’l cricketers, commentators
heap praise on Mushfiq’s Tigers

Ex-int’l cricketers, commentators heap praise on Mushfiq’s Tigers

Following a host of soul-crushing defeats over the years, the new-look Tigers roared finally courtesy of the partnership between Soumya Sarkar  and Mushfiqur Rahim that laid the platform before the skipper joined the latter at the crease to fittingly redeem the brainfreeze of Bangalore 2016. At…
‘Govt embarks on huge projects for women empowerment’

‘Govt embarks on huge projects for women empowerment’

Deputy Speaker Advocate Fazle Rabbi Miah yesterday said present government led by Prime Minister Sheikh Hasina adopted and implemented many welfare projects for the women aimed at empowering them and changing their socio-economic conditions. He said the rights of women should be established , their…
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