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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

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

Recruitment to Malaysia: Still marred by irregularities

Recruitment of new Bangladeshi workers in Malaysia has been tainted by a number of irregularities, with a few dozen workers falling into trouble, which includes joblessness.

How USA becomes top remittance source beating Saudi Arabia

The USA has 5 lakh Bangladeshi migrant workers and Saudi Arabia 20 lakh

USA continues to be Bangladesh's top source of remittance

Bangladeshis in the North American country sent home $966.89 million in the October-December period of 2022

New window to be introduced for Islamic banks’ liquidity support

The Bangladesh Bank will introduce another tool to provide liquidity support to the cash-strapped shariah-based banks in order to cushion their ailing financial health.

10 migrant workers detained in Malaysia

A group of 10 Bangladeshi migrant workers were detained this week in Malaysia for “not possessing valid documents”, according to a report of Free Malaysia Today (FMT).

A year since deal inked, Greece yet to hire Bangladeshis

A year has passed since a memorandum of understanding (MoU) was signed between Bangladesh and Greece for the latter to recruit Bangladeshi migrant workers. However, Greece is yet to initiate the process.

Irregular Migration of Bangladeshis: Mediterranean route dangerous yet popular

Irregular migration of Bangladeshis to Italy by sea has almost doubled in a year, shows UN data.

Forex reserves fall to $31.15 billion

Bangladesh Bank cleared $1.05 billion ACU payment on March 6

Remittance rises 4.46% in February

However, February's remittance of $1.56 billion was 20.3 per cent lower than the previous month's $1.95 billion

Boy rescued from container in Malaysia reaches Cumilla

Last night, a Malaysia airlines flight brought the 14-year-old Ratul Islam Fahim to Dhaka from Kuala Lumpur around 10:00pm

‘Local conglomerates lost Tk 65,000cr for dollar price hike’

Bangladeshi conglomerates counted Tk 65,000 crore in losses in the last one year because of the fall of the local currency against the US dollar, which made loans costlier amid global economic volatility, a noted economist said today.

EU wants to send more people back to Asia, Africa, Middle East

European Union migration ministers meet on Thursday to discuss visa restrictions and better coordination inside the bloc to be able to send more people with no right to asylum in Europe back to their home countries including Iraq.

Boy rescued from container is Ratul from Cumilla, claims family

The boy discovered in a cargo container in Malaysia's Port Klang on January 17 is from Cumilla, who went missing more than two months ago, a family from the district claimed today.

Malaysian home minister to meet Bangladesh counterpart on new migrant hiring policy

Malaysian Home Minister Saifuddin Nasution Ismail has recently said that he will meet with his counterparts in Bangladesh, Nepal, and Indonesia to explain the relaxed rules for hiring migrants that the cabinet approved recently.