Italy to take skilled workers from Bangladesh

Italy has agreed to take skilled workers from Bangladesh under a bilateral migration and mobility arrangement, particularly for Italian construction, shipbuilding and hospitality sectors.

2d ago

Workers in Maldives: 47pc don’t get promised wages

Around 47 percent Bangladeshi migrant workers in the Maldives do not receive the wages promised to them, according to a recent study.

3d ago

Only 53% Bangladeshi workers in Maldives receive promised wage: Study

Only 53 percent of the Bangladeshi migrant workers in Maldives receive promised wage and their average monthly income is Tk 35,147..The information was revealed in a new study by the Refugee and Migratory Movements Research Unit (RMMRU).

3d ago

Govt mulling increasing incentive on remittance: Mannan

The government is contemplating increasing the incentive on remittance, said Planning Minister MA Mannan today

4d ago

Expatriates’ minister discusses migrant workers' issues in Malaysia

Expatriates’ Welfare Minister Imran Ahmad yesterday held discussions with Malaysian officials for sending more migrant workers, stressing upon safe and orderly migration

1w ago

1.49 crore Bangladeshi expats work in 176 countries

Finance Minister AHM Mustafa Kamal in his budget speech revealed that more than 1.49 crore Bangladeshi workers are working in 176 countries across the world

1w ago

Biman fires captain for negligence

Biman has fired Capt Dildar Ahmed Tufail for negligence in duty while captaining a flight on January 15..He was reportedly napping in the crew rest area, leaving the cockpit of the Boeing 777-300ER technically unmanned

1w ago

Untimely inspection delays Biman’s London-bound flight

A London-bound flight of Biman Bangladesh Airlines was delayed today for 40 minutes thanks to an untimely inspection of the aircraft by a security supervisor of the Civil Aviation Authority of Bangladesh

1w ago

Probe into Biman’s 787 glitch begins

Biman has formed a probe committee to investigate why the weather radar systems of a Boeing 787 broke down during its return flight from Tokyo after it dropped off Prime Minister Sheikh Hasina. 

In Malaysia, migrants say they are in limbo after promised jobs fall through

Stranded without work for months, hundreds of South Asian migrants in Malaysia say they are losing hope after failing to find jobs promised to them by recruitment agents in exchange for thousands of dollars in fees..At a students' dormitory about 40 km (25 miles) from the capital, Kuala Lu

Bangladeshis among 113 migrants rescued in Mexico

Authorities in northwest Mexico rescued 113 kidnapped migrants of different nationalities, including Bangladeshis, from a building along the border with the United States, the state prosecutor's office said.

On weaving family, culture and place into a compelling story

Nilopar Uddin's debut novel, 'The Halfways' (HQ, 2022) takes place across London, Wales, New York, and Sylhet, and focuses on the Bangladeshi immigrant experience

2w ago

Bangladeshi Workers: Two Malaysian high officials transferred over migrants’ plight

The Malaysian human resources ministry transferred two of its top officials in connection with the recent recruitment of Bangladeshi and Nepalese workers

3w ago

Damage to planes at HSIA: Biman losing face, money

A series of bizarre collisions involving planes on the apron of Hazrat Shahjalal International Airport have raised serious concerns about Biman’s competence.

3w ago

Flight disruption at Dhaka airport as Biman plane blocks runway

Flight operations at the Dhaka airport were suspended for around an hour in the wee hours of the morning today as a Biman Bangladesh Airlines plane got stuck at the end of the runway

4w ago

Exploitative practices led to halt in hiring of Bangladeshis

Some of Malaysia’s largest palm oil producers are not hiring workers from Bangladesh because of concerns over exploitative practices during recruitment, companies and labour consultants say

4w ago

Malaysian palm oil firms 'not hiring Bangladeshis over recruitment concerns'

Some of Malaysia's largest palm oil producers are not hiring workers from Bangladesh because of concerns over exploitative practices during recruitment, companies and labour consultants say..Planters in the world's second-largest palm oil producer have in recent years stepped up efforts to

4w ago

Remittance declines 16.27% in April

Migrant workers sent home $1.68 billion in October

Banks hike dollar prices for remitters, exporters

Bankers today decided to pay a total of Tk 110.70 to migrant workers and non-resident Bangladeshis for a US dollar from this week in order to encourage them to send foreign currency through formal channels, according to a meeting.

Tunisia retrieves 41 drowned migrants as death toll soars

Coastguards have retrieved 41 bodies from Tunisian waters, a national guard official said yesterday, raising the number of victims of migrant shipwrecks off the country's coast to 210 in 10 days

Protest held in front of DW office in Berlin

Two protest rallies and human chains were organised in front of the Deutsche Welle, Berlin office by "Bangladesh Civil Society in Europe" and "Germany Awami League" respectively on Monday

Love for Argentina recognised as AFA, bKash tie up

After years of support for La Albiceleste from countries like Bangladesh, India, and China, the AFA has devised diverse brand expansion programmes. This partnership is the expression of that...

Towards even stronger ties

That Bangladesh is a football-loving nation, with massive fanbases of two of the most entertaining and decorated national teams, namely Brazil and Argentina, was common knowledge inside Bangladesh...

bKash partners with AFA

The Argentine Football Association (AFA) and bKash Limited (bKash), the largest mobile financial services provider in Bangladesh, announced their partnership to promote further financial inclusion...

Scaloni thanks Bangladesh fans for support

Argentina coach Lionel Scaloni recognised the support that fans of the national team have given his side throughout the World Cup in Qatar