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February 22, 2016
February 22, 2016

Cabinet okays proposal to raise judges' salaries

Cabinet approves proposal to hike salaries and benefits of members of Bangladesh Judicial Service, fixing monthly salary of senior district judges at Tk 78,000.

February 21, 2016
February 21, 2016

Tender process turns awkward

The power ministry is set to seek decision of the cabinet's purchase committee to either cancel an on-going power tender because of controversy surrounding it or award its contract to a Chinese consortium that created the controversy.

February 16, 2016
February 16, 2016

Trade union in EPZs gets nod

The cabinet yesterday finally gave the nod to the draft Bangladesh EPZ Labour Law 2016, with provisions for forming legal trade unions in factories inside of the Export Processing Zones (EPZ).

February 15, 2016
February 15, 2016

EPZs may get trade unions; draft law approved

Cabinet gives final approval to the draft of the ‘The Bangladesh EPZ Labour Law, 2016’ keeping a provision for constituting labour organisations in the Export Processing Zones (EPZs) as well as forming a permanent wage board for their workers.

February 9, 2016
February 9, 2016

15 lakh to get job in 3 years

The cabinet yesterday approved a draft deal to allow Bangladeshi private recruiting agents to send workers to Malaysia following the failure of the government-to-government (G2G) labour recruitment system.

February 8, 2016
February 8, 2016

‘G2G Plus’: Bangladesh hopes to send 15 lakh workers to Malaysia

The cabinet today okayed a draft deal for ‘G2G Plus’ that will allow private firms to send workers to Malaysia through government arrangement. The government hopes it can send 15 lakh workers under the new deal over the next three years.

February 4, 2016
February 4, 2016

Broadcast Law in June: Inu

Information Minister Hasanul Haque Inu says the draft of a ‘Broadcast Law’ will be placed at the next session of Parliament in June after getting clearance from Cabinet.

February 2, 2016
February 2, 2016

Scope widens for dual citizenship

The cabinet yesterday approved the draft of "The Citizenship Law, 2016," expanding the scope of having dual citizenship by expatriate Bangladeshis.

February 1, 2016
February 1, 2016

Cabinet nods for widening scope of dual citizenship

Cabinet gives final nod to the draft of a law expanding the existing scope of getting dual citizenship.

February 1, 2016
February 1, 2016

Ershad-led group firm on quitting

In a meeting boycotted by those loyal to Raushan Ershad, Jatiya Party presidium members yesterday agreed on withdrawing its members from the Sheikh Hasina-led cabinet, according to meeting sources.