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Away from home

Bangladesh mission launches new legal service for expats in Bahrain

The Bangladesh embassy in Bahrain, with support from the Wage Earners' Welfare Board, has launched a legal support service for the Bangladeshi expatriates in the Gulf country

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Mediterranean shipwreck: Families of 4 Faridpur youths worried sick

The families of four Faridpur youths, who, according to a human trafficker, were on the recently capsized boat in the Mediterranean Sea, are worried sick as they are yet to get any news about the youths

Int'l Migrants Day: with dreams departed, they come home dead

Unskilled or low-skilled workers are often involved in risky, difficult, and laborious jobs in the scorching heat. Apart from the unforgiving heat, work hours reaching 12 to 18 hours,

Over 300 workers to get back insurance money

South Korea will arrange insurance money for more than 300 Bangladeshi workers who returned from Korea without collecting the amount that they were entitled to.

Regularisation in Greece: 1,000 Bangladeshis register at embassy

More than 1,000 Bangladeshi undocumented migrants have enlisted their names at the Bangladesh embassy in Greece for a regularisation process of the Greek government, which is yet to start.

With dead son's body trapped in Mexico, Bangladeshi family at a loss in Malaysia

When word of the family's eldest son's death during a vacation in Mexico reached them two weeks ago, the family of four were heartbroken.

Bangladeshi woman killed in Lebanon

Lebanon police have detained four Bangladeshis in connection with the death of a Bangladeshi expat there.

Bangladeshi workers struggling amidst economic crisis in Lebanon

Bangladeshi migrant workers continued to face financial hardship in Lebanon, while many found it difficult to remit money home after making ends meet, due to a prolonged economic crisis there.

‘Their plight must be addressed’

State Minister for Foreign Affairs M Shahriar Alam yesterday said Bangladeshi migrant workers are facing inflation in Lebanon which needs to be addressed.

Bangladeshi Workers: Marooned in Lebanon meltdown

Migrant worker Mashiur Titu saw his monthly income in Lebanon drop by half in two years due to a prolonged economic crisis in the Arab country.

Bangabandhu corner opens at Bangladesh High Commission in Islamabad

A ‘Bangabandhu Corner’ has been set up at the Bangladesh High Commission in Pakistan's capital Islamabad.

Tulip appointed Shadow Economic Secretary of UK

Tulip Rizwana Siddiq, a British parliament member and granddaughter of Father of the Nation Bangabandhu Sheikh Mujibur Rahman, has been appointed as the country’s shadow economic secretary.

Bangladeshi engineer in Forbes 30 Under 30 for 2022

A Bangladeshi engineer has been named in the latest Forbes 30 under 30 list (for 2022), in the science category.

Bangladeshi expat Haleem receives US Presidential Lifetime Achievement Award

Shah M Haleem, a Bangladeshi expatriate living in the US state of Texas, has been accorded the prestigious “Presidential Lifetime Achievement Award-2021”.

Bangladeshi calligrapher of Kaaba Kiswa granted Saudi citizenship

Mukhtar Alam Sikder, a Bangladeshi expatriate and a calligrapher of the Holy Kaaba Kiswa, has been granted citizenship of Saudi Arabia under a royal decree.

Bangladeshi American Shahana first Muslim woman elected to NY City Council

Bangladeshi American Shahana Hanif has made history by becoming the first Muslim woman elected to the New York City Council.

‘Bangladesh Festival’ celebrated in Greece

‘Bangladesh Festival 2021’ was celebrated in Greece with attendance of expatriates and diplomats.

Bangladeshi worker dies after falling from crane in Saudi Arabia

A Bangladeshi expat worker has died after falling from a crane in Saudi Arabia.