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DCI launches ‘Children Helping Children’ in Canada

Distressed Children & Infants International (DCI), an international non-profit child rights organization, established at Yale University in 2003, inaugurated DCI's Journey in Canada and “Children Helping Children” Program in Canada Chapter on 3rd November 2018. DCICurrently DCI is implementing different programs to develop the life of distressed children and their families in Bangladesh and in four other countries worldwide. “SunChild Sponsorship”, “Blindness Prevention Program”, “Health for Underprivileged”, and “Sun...

New Country Director of Huawei Device Bangladesh

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Leading technology and smartphone manufacturing company Huawei has announced the appointment of Mr. Kelvin Yang as Country Director of Huawei Consumer Business Group in Bangladesh. Image of Kelvin YangIn this role, Mr. Kelvin will be based in Dhaka and have operational responsibility and provide strategic oversight for the consumer business group in the country. Prior to this appointment, Mr. Kelvin served as Country Director of Huawei Device Tunisia, directing Device business. He has joined Huaw...

Suruj Dewan dead, but not forgotten

Guru Suruj Dewan.40th

Sir Frank Peters

  Wednesday, October 10 marked the 40th day of mourning following the death of one of the most beloved and distinguished Bangladeshi holy men, Guru Suruj Dewan. Guru Suruj who was born and raised in Haydarabad, Gazipur, devoted his entire life to serving Guru Suruj Dewan.40ththe people of the area, spiritually and medically. He was a knowledgeable and gifted homeopathic doctor of high renown and held with prof...

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...

ADR to be institutionalised, says Law Minister

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Bangladesh International Arbitration Centre (BIAC) recently celebrated its 7th founding anniversary. On this occasion, Chairman of BIAC, Mahbubur Rahman moderated a seminar themed “Mainstreaming the Use of ADR Clause in Commercial Agreements: Challenges and Opportunities”. Speaking as Chief Guest at the event, Law Minister Anisul Huq said that BIAC in the last 7 years of its operation has done commendable job and its joining the process of settling Photocommercial disputes beyond the ...

US concern over Digital Security Act

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The United States shares the concerns of the international community that the recently passed Digital Security Act (DSA) could be used to suppress and criminalize free speech, all to the detriment of Bangladesh’s democracy, development and prosperity. Us envoyWe welcome Information Minister Inu’s offer to meet with media representatives to discuss their concerns about the DSA. We encourage the Government of Bangladesh to consider changes to the law that would bring it into conformity with the Bangladesh Constitution and wi...