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Update : 10 Nov 2022, 09:52 AM

UN engaging Gulf states to stop abuse of female migrants

For the past several years there have been many reported incidents of female migrant workers from Bangladesh being mistreated and abused in some of the labour recipient countries, particularly in the Gulf region. 

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File photo: Female migrant workers who have returned from Saudi Arabia, at Hazrat Shahjalal International Airport in Dhaka on Monday; October 15, 2018 Mehedi Hasan/Dhaka Tribune

Does Bangladesh need to rollout 5G?

Experts, during an event on Tuesday, said that the overall ecosystem in Bangladesh is not ready to deploy 5G on a full scale, as the relevant application of the technology by businesses is one of the biggest challenges for a purposeful commercial rollout of the service in Bangladesh. 

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‘Values-based banks put people and the planet at the center of decision-making'

In an exclusive interview with Dhaka Tribune's Meraj Mavis, the Chair of the summit and CEO of Sunrise Banks, USA David Reiling speaks about GABVs achievement and the effect of Value-based banking regarding the ongoing global economic crisis

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CEO of Sunrise Banks, USA David Reiling

How was Noor Hossain killed?

November 10 is a pivotal day in the history of democratic Bangladesh as on this day 35 years ago, in 1987, young pro-democracy activist Shaheed Noor Hossain was gunned down along with other activists during the anti-Ershad movement in Dhaka.  

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Shaheed Noor Hossain Focus Bangla

COP27: US, EU mull new oil, methane emissions pledge

The US and the EU plan to unveil a joint agreement at the UN climate summit this week to step up efforts to reduce emissions of the potent greenhouse gas methane from the fossil fuel sector, and are hoping other nations will sign up.

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FILE PHOTO: An iceberg floats in a fjord near Tasiilaq, Greenland, June 16, 2018  REUTER

Biden hails good day for democracy as Republicans fall short

US President Joe Biden on Wednesday hailed a "good day for democracy" after a surprisingly strong performance in midterm elections, with Republicans inching toward a slim majority in only one chamber of Congress.

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US President Joe Biden reacts during a rally with Democratic nominee for Maryland Governor Wes Moore, US Senator Chris Van Hollen and other Maryland Democrats, at Bowie State University in Bowie, Maryland, US, November 7, 2022 Reuters

Imran Khan and bullet politics in Pakistan

When bullets riddled Imran Khan on the legs last week in Pakistan, it brought back reminders to many of us who were teenagers in the 1960s about the history of bullet politics in the country. Mercifully, Khan did not get the bullets in his heart or in the head. Had that happened, Pakistan would now be in a terrible situation, beyond and above what it is now going through. 

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