Belal Hossain Biplob

December 18, 2016
December 18, 2016

Rising deaths abroad raising concerns

Five years back, Nazrul Islam from Munshiganj took a Tk 5-lakh loan from a local bank and ventured out to Malaysia where many Bangladeshis have tried their luck over the years.

December 10, 2016
December 10, 2016

Exploited by employers

Malaysian employers are paying undocumented Bangladeshi workers wages much lower than the average, taking advantage of lack of legal protection for migrant workers, says a Malaysian migrant rights...

December 6, 2016
December 6, 2016

Safe workplaces not being ensured: Study

Construction companies operating in the Gulf region especially in the UAE and Qatar are failing to protect migrant workers from hazardous working environment, hinting at an alarming signal on the...

November 20, 2016
November 20, 2016

A year gone yet wait not over

Around 50,000 Bangladeshi expatriates in Saudi Arabia, the UAE and Malaysia are anxiously waiting for their machine readable passports (MRP) even after paying the fees over a year ago.

September 24, 2016
September 24, 2016

Stranded in Afghanistan: Repatriation of 25 workers uncertain

The return of 25 Bangladeshi workers, who have been stranded at a factory in Afghanistan for over eight months without work and

August 20, 2016
August 20, 2016

Hajj uncertain for 15,000 pilgrims

The fate of around 15,000 Hajj pilgrims of 143 private hajj agencies is hanging in the balance as the agencies are yet to arrange their

August 19, 2016
August 19, 2016

The untold miseries of 25 Bangladeshis in Afghanistan

Foreign remittance is definitely contributing to the country's rising development in many areas. Today, every year around eight million Bangladeshis across the globe are remitting about USD 15...

August 19, 2016
August 19, 2016

Longest, futile trip to US

Four Bangladeshi men left Hazrat Shahjalal International Airport in a flight for Qatar in July, 2014. But Qatar was not their

August 12, 2016
August 12, 2016

Female victims slam minister for labelling some complaints false

Victims and their families have denounced Expatriates' Welfare and Overseas Employment Minister Nurul Islam's claim last

August 3, 2016
August 3, 2016

First flight of Hajj pilgrims tomorrow

The first flight for Hajj pilgrims this year will commence on August 4, Thursday, from Hazrat Shahjajal International Airport to King Abdulaziz International Airport in Jeddah.