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Presumed dead in Thai jungle: 2 photos and hope rekindled

Hearing the news of the mass graves discovered in Thailand in 2015, family members of three men who had left Bangladesh two years ago thought they were among those buried.

KL to take 10k workers under G2G system

The Malaysian government has made a new move to hire Bangladeshi workers under a government-to-government arrangement as the

Moldovaian visa issued to 28 Bangladeshi workers in 1st phase: Momen

After long negotiations with different stakeholders in Moldova, they have agreed to recruit Bangladeshi workers.

Govt plans to send 8.10 lakh workers abroad in 2022-23

The government has worked out a plan to send 8.10 lakh Bangladeshi workers abroad and provide skills development training to 5.20 lakh in the current fiscal year (2022-23).

Romania labour market opening up

Romania has emerged as a destination for Bangladeshi migrant workers.

‘Labour abuse’: Former Bangladeshi workers at Malaysian supplier sue 2 firms

Former Bangladeshi workers at Malaysian rubber glove maker Brightway Holdings filed a lawsuit in the United States against Kimberly-Clark Corp KMB.N and Ansell Ltd ANN.AX, accusing them of “knowingly profiting” from the alleged use of forced labour at the supplier, according to the complaint seen by Reuters.

September 29, 2022
September 29, 2022

Presumed dead in Thai jungle: 2 photos and hope rekindled

Hearing the news of the mass graves discovered in Thailand in 2015, family members of three men who had left Bangladesh two years ago thought they were among those buried.

September 29, 2022
September 29, 2022

KL to take 10k workers under G2G system

The Malaysian government has made a new move to hire Bangladeshi workers under a government-to-government arrangement as the

September 24, 2022
September 24, 2022

Moldovaian visa issued to 28 Bangladeshi workers in 1st phase: Momen

After long negotiations with different stakeholders in Moldova, they have agreed to recruit Bangladeshi workers.

September 23, 2022
September 23, 2022

On their way back home

Over 230 undocumented Bangladeshi migrant workers have been in the pipeline to return home from crisis-hit Lebanon, under a voluntary repatriation programme of the Bangladesh Embassy in Beirut.

September 17, 2022
September 17, 2022

Fiji to hire more workers from Bangladesh

Fiji has emerged as a potential destination for Bangladeshi migrant workers with job opportunities opening up for foreign workers in various sectors including construction, garment and agriculture.

September 14, 2022
September 14, 2022

Finding hope in Maldives

About 16,000 Bangladeshi undocumented migrant workers have so far been regularised in the Maldives under a programme of the Maldivian economic development ministry, according to the Bangladesh High Commission in Malé.

September 11, 2022
September 11, 2022

Female migrants in Saudi Arabia: Lure of good days lands them in nightmare

When Julekha Begum left the country in mid-February for a housekeeper job in Saudi Arabia, she promised her seven-year-old son of better days.

September 9, 2022
September 9, 2022

573 workers left for Malaysia in August

As many as 573 migrant workers have gone to Malaysia for employment in August, shows latest data of Bureau of Manpower, Employment and Training.

September 8, 2022
September 8, 2022

Ethnic minorities to get jobs in Korea

Persons belonging to ethnic minority communities in Bangladesh will be getting employment opportunities as “seasonal” workers in South Korea’s agriculture and fisheries sectors.

September 2, 2022
September 2, 2022

‘Raped, blackmailed and cheated’ in Mauritius

Desperate to lift her family out of poverty, Roksana (real name withheld) flew to Mauritius three years ago to work as a sewing machine operator.