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‘Bangladesh Energy Transition Policy’ for energy security

National organization CAB has come up with a proposal titled ‘Bangladesh Energy Transition Policy’ to protect consumer rights against the irregularities, corruption and anti-consumer interest of the Ministry of Power, Energy and Mineral Resources of Bangladesh. CAB organized a public view exchange meeting on that proposed policy on Thursday, December 31, 2022 at Vidyut Bhawan, …

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Dialogue with students on Energy Transition Policy

Consumers Association of Bangladesh (CAB) organized a program named “Dialogue with students: CAB Proposed Energy Transition Policy-Environmental Protection-Consumers Right” in 08 September 2022 Thursday from 5.00 pm to 6.30 pm, at Mini Conference Hall of TSC at Bangladesh Agricultural University, Mymensingh. An opening speech was given Mr. Alamgir Kabir, Founder of Green Voice and Joint …

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Recruitment of new staff in Malaysia, the lion’s share of the cost of the employer

Consumer Desk: The employer will bear the lion’s share of the cost of hiring new staff from Bangladesh, including the plane fare. The agreement was signed by Malaysia’s Human Resources Minister M Saravanan and Bangladesh’s Expatriate Welfare and Overseas Employment Minister Imran Ahmed. According to the Ministry of Expatriate Welfare and Overseas Employment, under the MoU, …

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Consumer Department: 44 companies fined Tk 2.70 lakh

Own reporter: A total of 44 companies have been fined Tk 280,000 for various crimes against consumer interests by conducting raids on markets and business establishments in 19 districts of the country, including Dhaka metropolis, led by 20 officials from the head office, divisional and district offices of the National Consumer Rights Protection Department. On …

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Letters to refund customers of e-commerce companies without lawsuits

Consumer Voice Desk: The Ministry of Commerce has sent a letter to Bangladesh Bank to expedite the refund of money stashed away by e-commerce companies against payment gateway companies. The letter was sent from the Commerce Ministry’s Digital Commerce Cell on Tuesday, sources said. On June 30, the Ministry of Commerce issued e-commerce guidelines. It has been …

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Corona has reduced the number of deaths and infections in the world

International Desk:The daily death toll from the Corona epidemic has dropped further worldwide. At the same time, the number of newly identified patients has decreased as compared to the previous day. In the last 24 hours, more than three and a half thousand people have died of corona in the world. At the same time, the number of …

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WFP aims to empower farmers like Odile to grow more crops, better and fulfil dreams such as sending

The last rains were in April. For the past two years, the water that planting and harvests depend on has not arrived in October, putting the futures of children including Odile’s in question. Hers is a sad story and an all too common one across the island nation off the southern coast of Africa, which …

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Yield of dreams: How farmers in Madagascar are defying drought with WFP climate insurance

The last rains were in April. For the past two years, the water that planting and harvests depend on has not arrived in October, putting the futures of children including Odile’s in question. Hers is a sad story and an all too common one across the island nation off the southern coast of Africa, which …

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