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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.

Probe into unnatural deaths of migrant workers: Rights activists

Bangladeshi migrant rights activists and researchers have demanded that authorities investigate into the unnatural deaths of migrant workers in the destination countries, including those in the Gulf.

Tk 1,290cr fund for migrant workers, others

The government has introduced a loan fund worth Tk 1,290 crore to help returning migrant workers, unemployed youths and rural entrepreneurs set up new businesses.

Bangladesh High Commission to facilitate Bengali learning to new generation in UK

Bangladesh High Commissioner to UK Saida Muna Tasneem said that as Bengali is the third most spoken language in Greater London, the High Commission would facilitate Bengali language learning to the new generation of British-Bangladeshis.

April 9, 2022
April 9, 2022

Man jailed for killing British-Bangladeshi teacher in London

A man was jailed for life on Friday for the brutal murder of a British-Bangladeshi female teacher found dead a short walk from her London home in a killing that fuelled public anger about violence against women in Britain.

March 24, 2022
March 24, 2022

Bangladeshi expats in Iraq confined, tortured, extorted by syndicate

Inside the torture cell, when there was no water, urine was offered as a substitute.

March 23, 2022
March 23, 2022

Probe into unnatural deaths of migrant workers: Rights activists

Bangladeshi migrant rights activists and researchers have demanded that authorities investigate into the unnatural deaths of migrant workers in the destination countries, including those in the Gulf.

March 11, 2022
March 11, 2022

Tk 1,290cr fund for migrant workers, others

The government has introduced a loan fund worth Tk 1,290 crore to help returning migrant workers, unemployed youths and rural entrepreneurs set up new businesses.

February 24, 2022
February 24, 2022

Bangladesh High Commission to facilitate Bengali learning to new generation in UK

Bangladesh High Commissioner to UK Saida Muna Tasneem said that as Bengali is the third most spoken language in Greater London, the High Commission would facilitate Bengali language learning to the new generation of British-Bangladeshis.

January 30, 2022
January 30, 2022

‘Forget princess, want to be astrophysicist’: Bangladeshi scientist at NASA becomes an inspiration

Mahmooda Sultana, originally from Bangladesh, is an award-winning scientist and former aerospace engineer at NASA's Goddard Space Flight Center, working at present as the associate head of the Instrument and Payload Systems Engineering Branch under Engineering Directorate.

January 13, 2022
January 13, 2022

‘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.

December 22, 2021
December 22, 2021

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.

December 19, 2021
December 19, 2021

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.

December 7, 2021
December 7, 2021

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.