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Google new app helps jobseekers in BD

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Google is working with a startup that helps Bangladeshis find jobs online. Through Area 120, a workshop for experimental products, Google has been working with a new app called Kormo, which matches jobs to jobseekers within the informal economy. The app went live about a year googleago in Dhaka and has already matched over 21,000 jobs to Bangladeshi users. Kormo, which means “work” in Bengali, focuses on jobs in unregulated forms of employment. The Kormo team is now headed by Bickey Russell, who previously headed a team in Goo...

Bangladeshi maids on the run from Saudi

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The crowds wait outside the arrivals terminal at Shahjalal International airport as dozens of taxi drivers line the streets looking for business. Armies of beggars plead for attention from passersby, while passengers leave the arrivals hall carrying flat-screen TVs or oversized boxes wrapped in cling-film. A group of women appear amid the constant stream of people. Dressed in an array of colours, they pull their suitcases, looking for their loved ones. Khaleda Akhter, 28, has just spent months inside a Bangladeshi-run safe house in Saudi Arabia, ...

NBR to organize ‘Halkhata’ on April 14

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 National Board of Revenue (NBR) will organise 'Halkhata Day' marking Pahela Baishakh, the first day of Bengali New Year.

"As April 14 is a public holiday, the NBR will begin its Bengali New Year celebration programme the next day (April 15)," NBR Chairman Mosharraf Hossain Bhuiyan told journalists at his office here on Tuesday, reports BSS. bangladeshNBR is going to organize 'Halkhata Day' for the second time as it first observed day last...

Kuwait once again bans BD workers

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Kuwait has reintroduced a ban on recruitment of workers from Bangladesh after months from reopening it under certain controls. Bangladesh-KuwaitThe interior ministry took the decision on Monday, reports the Kuwait Times. Undersecretary Assistant for Citizenship and Passports Affairs Sheikh Mazen Al-Jarrah made the decision Monday after viewing statistics which showed that the number of the Bangladeshi community in Kuwait reached 200,000 as of the end of last week, Al-Anbaa daily reported Tuesday quoting ...

3,03,284 workers employed overseas till May 29

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The overall manpower export from Bangladesh is expected to witness a robust growth at the year end as the officials say as many as 3,03,284 workers have gone abroad with jobs and many more skilled and semi-skilled Bangladeshis would go during the rest of 2016. The present government has already established various institutions for building skilled and semi-skilled manpower aimed at getting more overseas jobs for them easily. "As many as 3,03,284 Bangladeshi workers, who went abroad with jobs, sent home so far $4,769.88 million in remittance till May 29 this year. The government is desperately trying to

Int’l power & building construction expo kicks off

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A three day “International Building and Construction Technology and Power Sourcing Expo 2016” began yesterday 18 February in the city in a bid to making building construction industry more enriched. Local and international companies related to building construction technology and Power sourcing from more than five countries under the one roof are participating in the explosion at the International Convention City Bashundhara (ICC,B). Md. Mosharaf Hossain Bhuiyan, Secretary, Ministry of Industries Govt. of the People ’s _MG_2111 (1)