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  • May Day in Bangladesh

    Migrants’ Welfare: Budget skips core problems

    Cash incentives on remittance offered in the next budget will help boost foreign currency inflow, but the decline in allocation for the expatriate welfare ministry means low priority for the migrant workers’ rights, analysts said.
  • Silent on rising healthcare cost

    The health budget proposed yesterday did not address the issue of rising expenditure of healthcare in the country that forces some four to five million people into poverty every year, analysts said.
  • Bangladesh Prime Minister Sheikh Hasina

    PM’s Visit to Japan: $1.2b loan deal likely for four dev projects

    Bangladesh will sign a deal of over $1.2 billion with Japan for four projects, including the second metro rail connecting the capital’s airport and Kamalapur, during Prime Minister Sheikh Hasina’s visit to the East Asian country on May 28-31.
  • Cast adrift in sea for 3 days without food

    Amir Hossain made two desperate attempts to cross the Mediterranean to reach Europe. He first tried once last year and again on May 9 this year.
  • Tunisia Mediterranean boat capsize

    They are not survivors of Mediterranean capsize

    The 15 Bangladeshis who returned home yesterday are not the ones who survived the boat capsize in Mediterranean Sea on May 9.